Coming Sunday Nights Starting January 2014

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving

In Psalm 26 we find David, after he had appealed to God his righteous claim of innocence and integrity against the charges his enemies had aimed at him, David then proclaims the his thanksgiving to the LORD in a declaration of worship. It is in this Psalm that he calls upon the LORD to be […]

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Dealing With Temptation

Dealing With Temptation
Dealing With Temptation

Part of the greatest struggle in the life of the believer is dealing with temptation. The problem is not with the desire to good and to be righteous, it is the flesh that seems to muddle things up for the Christian. The Apostle Paul speaks to this fact in Romans chapter 7, where he writes: […]

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Making Godly Decisions

Making Godly Decisions
Making Godly Decisions

One of the biggest challenges a new believer has is in the area of decision making. Up until the point of their conversion their decisions were guided primarily by their own desires and now the new believer finds that he or she has to make decsions that will honor God. Not an easy task when […]

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A Grace That Empowers

A Grace That Empowers
A Grace That Empowers

When I was in Bible college my professor, the late Dr. Walter Lumpkin, taught me whenever you see a verse that starts with the word “therefore” you have to ask the question, “What is the ‘therefore’ there for?” These little tips and others that he shared with me were a part of the discipleship that […]

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Left My Sword At Home

Left My Sword At Home
Left My Sword At Home

One of the most beautiful things about being a disciple of Jesus Christ is that we draw closer to Him through the reading of His Word. But the fact is that we can’t always have our Bibles open in front of us at any given time. We have work, school, and other things that keep […]

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Divide and Conquer

Divide and Conquer
Divide and Conquer

Divide and Conquer Today the LORD gave me a Scripture through a conversation with my wife that got me to thinking about what I wanted to share in the Distinctive Discipleship blog for today. The verse comes from the book of Hebrews chapter 10 which reads: Divide and Conquer comes from the Greek (dia√≠rei ka√¨ […]

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First Praise

First Praise
First Praise

First Praise Sometimes my personal devotionals take the form of praise. As I feel lead by the Spirit I will occasionally write a new song to the LORD. As I reminisce about the way the LORD has moved me and changed me I will reflect on the days when I first gave my life to […]

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Eternal and Immutable

Eternal and Immutable
Eternal and Immutable

An Eternal And Immutable God I gave a sermon back in June of 2013 on 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 entitled “All Things To All Men” ¬†(listen here)¬†and related the fraternity life of my college days to the kind of fraternal order or brotherhood that the Apostle Paul sought to have with believers from all walks of […]

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