Would Jesus Do What We Do?

by Jarrod M. Jacobs This question is slightly different from the oft-asked question, “What would Jesus do?” Asking what Jesus might do in a situation is indeed a righteous question to ask. Such a question is consistent with Bible teaching (Colossians 3:17; I Peter 4:11; etc.). However, in this article, let’s put this question in…

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Where the Blame Actually Belongs

by Terry Wane Benton Humans have a terrible habit of shifting blame. We saw it in the Garden of Eden when Adam blamed the woman and God who gave her to him, and we saw it in the people of Jeremiah’s day. God brought the truth before their consciences, saying, “Your ways and your doings have…

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Obstacles

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Obstacles.mp3 by PJ Anderson

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It Takes Effort

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/It-Takes-Effort.mp3 Text: II Thessalonians 3:6-11   I.         How many of us truly enjoy working?             A.        I, like many of us, dream of times when we can take a moment off and do nothing in particular             B.        Yet, I don’t like to be idle for long. It grates on my nerves. II.        In the beginning             A.        Man has always had work…

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A Round Tuit

by Jefferson David Tant Dear Reader, If you are reading this, you are probably wondering what in the world that circle represents. Well, there is a name for it. It’s called “A Round Tuit.” You may not be familiar with an image with that name, but the title of the circle is a well-known phrase.…

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Are You Too Busy?

by Roger Shouse We live in busy times. Most of us with children at home find ourselves coming and going all the time. The calendar is full of activities. There is very little downtime or quiet time. Our busy schedules often keep some of us from helping out in the kingdom of God. For instance,…

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Safe Sins

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Safe-Sins.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Corinthians 6:9-11   I.         The lengths people will go to justify their sins is sometimes amazing             A.        It is a rare person who will say that something they are doing is a sin and that it shouldn’t be done.             B.        More common is to dress up the sin so that at…

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Speechless

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Speechless.mp3 by Raymond Warfel

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Pharaoh’s Compromises

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/PharaohsCompromises.mp3 Text: II Corinthians 6:14-7:1   I.         Most of here, even the little children, can tell the story of Moses and the ten plagues.             A.        It is exciting to read about the wonders God wrought against the Egyptians             B.        And even more amazing to see how stubborn a man, Pharaoh, can be despite the overwhelming evidence arrayed against…

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Why Do People Refuse to Come to Jesus?

by Wayne Jackson Jesus was in Jerusalem attending one of the annual Jewish feasts—probably the Passover. On this occasion, he encountered a disabled man who had been in his affliction for some thirty-eight years. The Lord asked the poor gentleman if he would like to be made whole. After a brief exchange, Christ instructed the…

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