Synopsis: Seeing Christ in Leviticus adds a whole new dimension to what otherwise appears to be a bewildering list of details regarding the Jewish system of worship! One detail deals with important lessons to be learned from the guilty offerer's laying his hands on the animal sacrifice that served as the sinner's substitute.
Synopsis: Tonight's passage reveals not only the fourth characteristic of those who enjoy a personal revival from God, but it also offers a message of hope to those looking to God for revival: Because God is Who He is, He can do what He purposes to do. Revival will come when we meet the condition presented here and when our eyes are opened to see the Source of grace, the reason for grace, the wonder and splendor of God's grace and the display of God's grace.
Synopsis: What does true revival look like? How do we know when it comes? In this message from Isaiah 6:1-8, find three characteristic evidences of it. When what happened to Isaiah happens to us, we know Revival has come.
Synopsis: Many ministers on the religious scene will be talk about the arrival of revival and looks to signs to verify it has come and they are experiencing it. When does Revival come? Is it something we work up? Is it something only God sends? Is it just another way of referring to a week of church services that many see as an intrusion into our already hectic schedules? Find out in tonight's passage of Scripture.
Synopsis: One of the great hindrances to the arrival of Revival is unconfessed, unforsaken sin. We all know sin needs to be confessed, but how exactly do we go about doing it? What really is involved in confessing sin to God?
Synopsis: Fellowship with God assumes a separation from the enemies of God; a separation from deceivers and false teachers whom the apostle labels as "antichrist." We are to refuse fellowship with them. So what do you do when they come to your home or invite you to participate with them in religious activity?
Synopsis: How can Heaven be such a joyful, perfect place of no sadness when I know that some of my loved ones will not be there to enjoy it with me? When there will never be any hope of a reunion with those loved ones who rejected Christ? Here's what God's Word has to say about that!
Synopsis: In this second half of John's second epistle, He gives warning about false teachers/deceivers. We are to reject their deceptions (v. 7), reject their influence (v. 8) and recognize the consequences of God's truth and their error (v. 9). John calls born-again believers to refuse fellowship with them. What is the key test that reveals they have gone beyond what God teaches and become progressive in their teaching? Does it really matter what one believes about Christ?
Synopsis: The Apostle John was given the privilege of seeing a coming new heaven and a new earth. The characteristics of this future home of every born-again believer bears some similarities to the present heaven and earth but there are some striking differences! Rather than being "pie-in-the-sky theology," these truths are designed to impact our current thinking and living. Here's how....
Synopsis: Verse 8 presents the second danger for which the Apostle John issues a warning. From the first verbal command in this epistle, our text today is a call for guard duty. Verse 8 also presents a two-fold purpose for the issuance of this call to personal vigilance against false teachers/deceivers and their false teachings.
Synopsis: The hope of the OT believer and the NT believer is the same: they share a confident expectation of future blessings that focus on a future new heaven and a new earth. Tonight's message focuses on the process that leads up to that new creation of God referred to in Revelation 21.