Joshua 1:8 “This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.” This verse talks about “good…

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I Timothy 3:1 “This is a true saying, if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.” Nowhere in the Bible do you find the term “Youth Pastor”. We know the New Testament Baptist church has only two offices, “Pastor” (a.k.a. Bishop and/or Elder) and “Deacon”. When we use the…

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Numbers 13:20 “And be ye of good courage and bring fruit of the land….” Everyone will have faith in something. The Bible shows us that faith comes from hearing; henceforth, we must be careful to what we listen to. Twelve spies came back from Canaan. Ten of them came back with an evil report. Notice…

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Tis the season of transition. With the end of the school year and Bible College graduates heading into the ministry, there will be many NEW Youth Pastors out there this summer. This transition can be difficult on the teens, the church, the Pastor and especially the new YP. I went back in time to when…

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Ecclesiastes 7:8 “Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.” The computers we have now are amazing. They are so fast, so small, and so versatile! It does not seem to matter how fast they get, because no matter what…

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Romans 12:11 “Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord.” The goal of every Christian should be to serve the Lord! Ecclesiastes 12:13 says that the whole duty of man is to “Fear God, and keep his commandments.” Paul said in Philippians 1:21 “For to me to live is Christ, and to die…

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Luke 17:11-19 INTRODUCTION: As Jesus enters a certain village, ten men who are lepers cry out to Christ for healing. The Bible says that Jesus instructs these lepers to go show themselves to the priest and that as they went they were cleansed. All ten of these men were cleansed! All ten would be able…

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Matthew 4:19 “And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.  Jesus begins His Ministry by going down to the lake. He finds two sets of brothers working on their boats. They had returned from a fishing trip. Jesus tells the fishermen to follow Him and He would make…

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James 4:4 “Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that friendship of the world is enmity with God? Whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.” Wow. That seems pretty harsh doesn’t it? I mean, surely this passage isn’t talking about you! I am sure you will admit that…

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Hebrews 13:17 The problem with America and pretty much the world today is that everyone has their roles confused. Children aren’t obedient to their parents, wives are not submissive to their husbands, husbands are not the leaders in the home, the government takes more and more responsibility for raising kids, and people are even confused…

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