Text: II Timothy 2:23-26   I.         The example of Job             A.        Job understood that there is no arguing with the Creator of the universe – Job 9:1-4             B.        But in his frustrations with his friends’ insistence that he sinned, he wanted to argue his case – Job 23:1-7             C.        In this Job was wrong, but we find him repenting…

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Text: Jeremiah 42:1-6   I.         Imagine living during the last days of Judah             A.        Josiah was a wonderful king – II Kings 23:25             B.        But he was killed by the king of Egypt – II Kings 23:28-29             C.        But Jehoahaz, the king who succeeded him, only lasted three months – II Kings 23:31-33             D.        His brother replaces him as an…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Psalms 33:12-22   I.         What do you do when things don’t go your way?             A.        When money becomes tight? Or someone cheats you?             B.        What happens when life gets difficult and you don’t have a solution?             C.        Or what happens when something needs to be done and you don’t have enough time?             D.        For most…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Corinthians 13:1-8   I.         Many passages are used for needlepoint samplers. A popular choice is I Corinthians 13:1-8             A.        Have you considered the meaning of the many phrases?             B.        We often associate this passage with weddings, but Paul was writing about what love between brethren is like             C.        However, it can be applied to many…

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by Edward O. Bragwell In our Grace – Obedience – Fellowship discussions, we are often told that without those in Christ being continuously cleansed of sin (even as they sin) we can have no real sense of security in Him. It goes something like this: It must be that God forgives us as we sin…

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Exodus 16:7-8 Job 1:21 Psalm 40:1 Ecclesiastes 7:8 Romans 2:7 Romans 12:12 Romans 15:4 I Corinthians 13:4 II Corinthians 6:1-10 Galatians 5:22-23 Galatians 6:9 Ephesians 4:1-3 Colossians 1:9-11 Colossians 3:12-13 I Thessalonians 1:3 I Thessalonians 5:14 II Timothy 2:24 II Timothy 3:10 II Timothy 4:2 Titus 2:1 Hebrews 6:11-12 Hebrews 10:36 Hebrews 12:1 James 1:3…

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In learning the craft of needlepoint, a person will sometimes work on a sampler. The sampler generally contains a notable quotation and a variety of images and scrollwork to demonstrate the different stitches mastered. Bible verses are often selected for the basic text, and one of the most popular selections is I Corinthians 13:4-8: Love suffers…

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