Posted: July 24, 2020
Solomon is being ruined by his prosperity. He has wealth to absurdity and 1,000 wives and concubines. God has been merciful and slow to anger but Solomon has provoked Him to wrath. God tells him that he will lose much of the kingdom to one of his servants. So we learn that God is very serious about the way that we live.
Posted: July 22, 2020
This message concludes the series, It’s Not the Problem, But the Faith. The theme of the series is that God is more concerned with our response to our problems than He is with our problems. This message gives us 10 truths from scripture to comfort us as we face our trials. These Bible truths can be trusted because God’s word is sure, and He Hath Said…
Posted: July 17, 2020
Solomon is increasing in wealth beyond measure. Gold is given to him in excess. The drinking cups were made of gold and silver was as stones. But his wealth is ruining him. Later in Solomon’s life he records in Ecclesiastes that it was all vanity and vexation of spirit.
Posted: July 15, 2020
Faith is essential to a successful spiritual life. The believer is saved by faith and he is to live daily by faith. God designed us to function by faith and He is pleased when we trust Him. Having faith in God is so important that He allows hardships to develop the faith. This grand truth is the essence of this message.
Posted: July 8, 2020
When trials come, we need to respond. Sometimes God shows us things that we need to do. Sometimes He just handles the matter without our efforts. Obviously, we are always to maintain our walk with Him but there are sometimes that we need not do any more other than wait and watch His almighty hand moving on our behalf. That is the essence of this message.
Posted: June 26, 2020
In this study we will see that God was not impressed by the Temple that Solomon built. Solomon’s righteous living was more important to God. And we will see that Hiram was not impressed with the 20 cities that Solomon gave him. And we will see that later in his life, even Solomon was not impressed by all his buildings and works. They were all vanity and vexation of spirit as he recorded in Ecclesiastes.
Posted: June 24, 2020
As we face the trials of life it is imperative that we remember who is in charge. It is truly that God is in control of everything including our problems. Therefore, our faith in Jesus is well anchored and that faith gives the victory over life’s problems.
Posted: June 17, 2020
This message begins our study, It’s Not the Problem, But the Faith. The main point of this series is to remember that the problems of life are not as important as our faith. It is a fact of life that we have problems. But as we face life’s problems, we must give great attention to our faith in God to see us through those problems.
Posted: June 10, 2020
After a busy day the disciples were sent by Jesus to cross the Sea of Galilee. A storm arose and the disciples could not control their little ship. In that hour of need Jesus came to them in a very unlikely way, He walked on the water. Even today Jesus comes to us in unlikely ways.
Posted: May 27, 2020
Everyone has been lost at one time or another. In our confusion we can be in a wrong place. But what about believers that choose to be in a place where they ought not to be. That is the essence of our study. Let us learn so that no one can ever say to us, What Are You Doing Here?”
Posted: May 15, 2020
Israel is now enjoying a time of peace and prosperity. Solomon has been granted wisdom from God. Even though he had such wisdom he still made some serious blunders, such as multiplying horses, among other things. This is the nature of man. Therefore, we must learn to be careful to guard our relationship with God especially in the good times.
Posted: May 1, 2020
Solomon has asked and received wisdom from God. God was pleased and He granted more to Solomon than he asked! But these blessings were not for Solomon but rather for Solomon to us to bless others! Solomon has no sooner gotten wisdom and he is able to use it to bless others with justice.
Posted: April 29, 2020
In this study we consider the elder son. He was not happy that his father welcomed his rebellious brother. Now this elder son will be wasteful with his life in bitterness against his father. Hence, we see the two prodigal sons. Both were wrong. Let us learn from these two sons.
Posted: April 1, 2020
The Passover lamb was picture of the Lord Jesus Christ. As the lamb was slain so Jesus was slain. But the lamb that was to be slain was to be inspected to ensure that it was without any blemish. As so it was that Jesus was inspected by 6 trials to find fault in Him, yet they found none. He was declared innocent and He was the one that was crucified.
Posted: March 13, 2020
David is near the end of his life. He speaks to Solomon from his death bed and directs him how to handle certain people. Some are to be punished and some are to be blessed. The lessons herein are pertinent for us today for “there is nothing new under the sun.”