Abraham & Abimelech – Genesis 20

We come to a rather surprising event in the life of Abraham. We find Abraham being deceitful and living a lie. We see him faltering in his faith and trust in God. He takes matters into his own hands. Abraham is the believer. He is the one who should have the upmost integrity. However, in…

Betrayal – John 13:21-38

Have you ever been betrayed by someone you love? Has there ever been someone who turned out to not be who you thought they were? We have all experienced betrayal in one way or another. Here in John 13:21-38, we see the betrayal of Jesus by Judas. As we study this passage, there are several…

Failed Leadership – Genesis 19

Have you ever been a part of an organization where the leadership was questionable? It is said that everything rises and falls on leadership. Those in leadership knows what it is like to feel the weight of responsibility. We’ve all questioned and criticized leadership. There is something in our nature that causes us to buck…

Forgiveness – John 13:1-20

How do you forgive someone who has wronged you? Forgiveness is never an easy thing. However, the Bible commands us to forgive one another. Forgiveness is a beautiful thing. In order to experience the beauty of forgiveness, we must follow the example of Jesus. The Sacrifice of Forgiveness (v. 4). Jesus is at the last…

Abraham’s Ministry – Genesis 18

In church life, we often hear the words: ‘called to the ministry.’ We speak of those who seek to serve the Lord as an occupation and we say that they are ‘called to the ministry.’ I do believe there is a place for ministry as an occupation. Particularly, such an occupation fits within the frame…

Comfortable or Conformable – John 12:12-50

There is nothing that we enjoy more than our personal comfort. We all love the feeling that we get when we come home after a long day and we change into our comfortable clothes and sit down and relax. We enjoy eating comfort foods, good Southern cooking that warms our souls. We like to do…

Identity Change – Genesis 17

2 Corinthians 5:17 says, “Therefore if any man be in Christ he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things become new.” When one comes to faith in Christ, a change begins to take place in them. You cannot be saved without it affecting you. Believing the Gospel and accepting Christ…