Category Archives: Wednesday Evening

The Second Commandment [ Westminster Shorter Catechism Q 49-51]

What is the standard for worshiping God? Certainly, there must be one! Is it how I feel about it that is most important; what makes me comfortable? Is it what others are doing or have done throughout the ages? God … Continue reading

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Love, Obedience and the Nature of God [Westminster Shorter Catechism, Q40-43]

Love, Obedience and the Nature of God, “What do these things have to do with one another?” you may ask. The answer is that they are actually inseparable! In our study of the Christian life as we see it taught … Continue reading

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Obedience and the Christian [Westminster Shorter Catechism Q39]

Untying the knot of Faith and Works is not exactly easy. What role does obedience play in the Christian life? If you have a concordance or searchable Bible software. look up the words “obey” and “obedience” and read the texts … Continue reading

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Guarding Our Faith and Love [1 Timothy Pt. 22]

Some people can be really hard to love! As Paul instructs Pastor Timothy to lead in the Church at Ephesus (1 Timothy 1:3), he seems to be dealing with some cranky church members who are causing disruptions there; proud people … Continue reading

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Obsessed With Disputes [1 Timothy Pt.20]

What is the most important character quality of a Christian? Humility is right at the top of the list. As the Apostle Paul moves into what we call chapter six of his first letter to Timothy he begins by giving … Continue reading

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Loving the Needy [1 Timothy Pt. 18]

How do you view those who are in need? Some of us struggle in this area. We are often naturally skeptical of people who are needy. In American culture, there are many safety nets for the poor and all of … Continue reading

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Accusations and Elders [1 Timothy Pt. 19]

Back in October of 2011, I began to cover 1 Timothy 3 where Paul gives the offices and the qualifications for those offices that God has ordained to govern the Church.  How Does the Church Relate to its Pastor? has … Continue reading

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Living What We Know [1 Timothy Pt.17]

There is a whole lot of doubt in the world about the truth of the Christian Faith. On the other hand, there are a lot of people who name the name of Christ but do not really follow the teachings … Continue reading

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The Christian’s Workout Routine [1Timothy Pt.16]

Feeling flabby? If not, by the end of the Holidays you probably will. We all know the importance of exercise in our quest to stay healthy. But have you ever considered your Christian life as exercise? The Apostle Paul uses … Continue reading

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Latter Times Falling Away [1 Timothy Pt. 15]

1 Timothy 4:1-6  “Now the Spirit expressly says that in latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to deceiving spirits and doctrines of demons,  2  speaking lies in hypocrisy, having their own conscience seared with a hot … Continue reading

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