God Shows No Partiality

Genesis, Matthew, Sermon Preparation

June 14, 2009 – Morning Worship

Monday Galatians 2:1-10 (esp. vss. 6-10); Leviticus 19:11, 15; Deuteronomy 7:6-11; James 2
“God shows no partiality.” What does that mean here in these passages and to us now?

Tuesday Genesis 3; Matthew 4:1-11
Satan continually “picks away” at the truth. How do we see that here in these texts? In our lives?

Wednesday II Kings 5:1-19a; Romans 14; I Corinthians 8; 9:15-23; 10:23-33
In “non-essential” things there is room for flexibility, sensitivity, and compromise. How does the church do this? How do we do it?

Thursday Jeremiah 26; John 7:40-52; 9
See here different views, opinions of God’s word and Jesus’ work, even among prophets, Jewish leaders, etc. We have the same thing today among Christians, church leaders, etc. How do we respond? What do we do?

Friday I Samuel 16:1-13; Isaiah 52:13-53:6; I Corinthians 1:26-2:5
“…man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.” How can we apply this truth in our lives, our families, and our church?

Saturday Numbers 9:15-23; Daniel 1; Mark 8:31-38; Hebrews 10:32-39
What do these passages teach us about the Christian life?

Forehead of Brass

Galatians, Genesis, Sermon Preparation

May 24, 2009 – Morning Worship

Monday Galatians 2:1-10 (esp. vss. 3-5); Genesis 39
Some would say that Paul and Joseph are stubborn and impractical. What do you think?

Tuesday Matthew 7:15-23; II Corinthians 6:14-18; Deuteronomy 7
Why are false teachers, wolves in sheep’s clothing, being unequally yoked with unbelievers, and marrying foreign women so dangerous in these passages? How about today?

Wednesday Isaiah 36, 37; Ephesians 6:10-20; I Peter 5:8-11
Are we, as Christians, really in such a serious battle? Against whom? How should we live?

Thursday Acts 15; Colossians 2:16-23; Hebrews 10
Why is Paul so stubborn and insistent when it comes to the inclusion of the OT ceremonial law in the Christian faith? Is it really that big of a deal?

Friday Jeremiah 2:1-19; Isaiah 44:6-28; John 1:14-18; II Corinthians 3
Why would going back to, or inclusion of, the OT ceremonial law take away from Christ’s glory? How do we do this today?

Saturday I Kings 18, 22:1-40; Acts 5:17-33
Who are the real “troublers of Israel”? Apply this to your life and situation today.

The Nature of the Sacraments

Genesis, Romans, Sermon Preparation

October 26, 2008 – Morning Worship


MondayGenesis 17:9-27; Romans 2:17-29
What do these passages teach us about the nature of the sacraments?

TuesdayDeuteronomy 6:1-12; Joshua 24
What is happening in these two passages?

WednesdayLeviticus 19:1-8; Exodus 19:1-6; Deuteronomy 7:6-11
What do these scriptures teach us about our God and our relationship with Him?

ThursdayGenesis 12:1-9; 15; I Peter 2:1-12
See how God first “sets His people apart” by His word.

FridayExodus 12:1-28, 43-51; Matthew 28:16-20; I Corinthians 11:23-32; Ephesians 1:13-14
See how God also “sets His people apart” by a sign and seal.

SaturdayLuke 22:7-23; Acts 8:26-40; 16:11-15
The sacraments, Baptism and the Lord’s Supper, are to confirm our faith. What does that mean?

The Progression of Sin

Genesis, Sermon Preparation

 September 28, 2008 – Morning Worship
(audio file)

MondayGenesis 3:1-8
The progression of sin.

TuesdayGenesis 3:1-3; Matthew 7:24-27
Where should we stand?

WednesdayGenesis 3:4-5; Jeremiah 23
Why trust in deceivers?

ThursdayGenesis 3:6; Matthew 5:17-48
If you haven’t actually done anything, is it still sin?

FridayGenesis 3:7-8; 2 Samuel 11:2-12:23
Are the consequences of sin ever worth it?

SaturdayGenesis 3; John 1:1-36
The promised Seed of the woman, who takes away the sin of the world.