Category archives: Studies

  • Get the audio We are in Mat 22 where Jesus is talking about the kingdom of heaven. All of the parables are about the kingdom of heaven. The kingdom of heaven is the theme of the entire Bible, from Gen 1:1 to Rev 22, through the last verse of that book. It is presented to begin with as a conflict bet... [read more]
  • Being 'slain in the spirit,' has no basis in the scriptures. There is not one single example of such a display in the entirety of God's word. This experience is easily discerned for what it is, if one will only go to God's Word and notice carefully how all the men of God conducted themselves in the ... [read more]
  • If you notice, Peter was fighting for a cause that dwarfs our families and countries. Peter's reason for cutting off the ear of the high priest's servant was the absolute ultimate cause for which anyone could fight. Peter was fighting for "the Christ, the Son of the living God." Peter was fighting f... [read more]
  • Get the audio This chapter starts out with the disciples asking Jesus who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. Christ set a little child, just like Connor, on his lap. He said except you become like this little child, you will is no way enter into the kingdom of God. Mat 18:1-3 At the same t... [read more]
  • by Mike Vinson A friend questioned the sovereignty of God when reading in Jas 1:13 that God did not tempt men and thought that therefore God is not responsible for evil, only the good things that happen to us. What James says is "Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot... [read more]
  • Get the audio 2Co 12:2 I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one caught up to the third heaven. Eph 6:12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, agai... [read more]
  • Could You Not Watch With Me?  Get the audio We are continuing in the 26th chapter of Matthew. We are at the point where Christ is about to be taken into custody by his own people to be crucified. I'm calling this part of the talk – I don't know how far we will get through this time, but I... [read more]
  • [Get the audio] "You Will All be Offended Because of Me." Who is this talking about? Is it talking about the apostles and the rest of the disciples? It is talking about all of us! "You will all be offended because of me." If you never come to that, you don't know Jesus Christ. Part of the Revelati... [read more]
  • The answer to your question is that God tells us to be obedient so He can hold us accountable for the actions that He knows we will perform because of the fact that He created us weak. God does not force us to sin. He doesn't have to force us to sin. You don't force a dog to bark, a cat to meow, a r... [read more]