Titus (Part Three): Rebuking False Teachers
Sermon; Given 10/2/2021
The congregations in Crete were beset with insubordination, subject to no authority, full of meaningless and senseless talk, distracting the overseer.
An Offering Made By Fire
Sermonette; Given 9/28/2021
In I Peter 2:5-9, God's people are called a chosen generation and a royal priesthood, God's own distinctive people, commissioned to offer sacrifices.
Zephaniah (Part Three): Quick Destruction, Eternal Restoration
Feast of Tabernacles Sermon; Given 9/28/2021
Zephaniah has messages for the remnant of physical Israel, the house of David, and for the faithful remnant from the Israel of God.
God Is Aware
Sermonette; Given 9/27/2021
Unlike human beings, who are very limited in their awareness, God knows all of our secret desires and urges, which are continually open to Him for inspection.
Titus (Part Two): A Faithful Ministry
Sermon; Given 9/18/2021
Titus had the remarkable ability for being a problem solver, exercising tact, diplomacy, strength, stability, and leadership when sent to problem areas.
Sins Borne Away
Sermonette; Given 9/16/2021
The Day of Atonement represents both a blood sacrifice for covering/cleansing and a means of removing sin permanently from the camp of Israel.
Zephaniah (Part Two): God's Wrath on the Whole World
Sermon; Given 9/11/2021
Even though the Gentiles will be punished, only Israelites had a special relationship with God, and consequently were more accountable for their failure.
Buying and Selling
Sermonette; Given 9/7/2021
The False Prophet compels all to take the Mark of the Beast or be prevented from buying and selling. But 'buying and selling' what?
Zephaniah (Part One): The Day of the Lord Is Near!
Sermon; Given 9/7/2021
Zephaniah's prophecy is sharply focused on Judah and Jerusalem because they should have known better. They are ordered to keep silent and consider their sins.
Vaccine Policy
Commentary; Given 9/4/2021
God's church, though responsible to preach scriptural principles on God's health laws, including vaccines, does not dictate how God's people choose.
Titus (Part One): Introduction
Sermon; Given 8/21/2021
The Cretan people had earned the reputation of duplicity. Church members faced the consequences of being tarred with the same brush—sometimes deservedly.
The Beauty of God's Law
Sermon; Given 8/7/2021
Keeping God's Law brings bountiful blessings, harmony, and profound peace (Psalm 119:165), while the 'cheap' grace brings guilt, anxiety, and pain.
Coveting and the Roots of Sin
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 7/30/2021
The tenth commandment confirms that God has not just forbidden external acts but that His aim is to curtail the sinful attitudes that motivate the acts.
The Lack of Love in Lying
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 7/23/2021
Those who lie or swear falsely or deceive in any way prove themselves unreliable or untrustworthy and begin to undermine relationships.
Why Did the Jews Hate Jesus?
Sermon; Given 7/17/2021
The elites' jealousy over losing political power fueled their hatred of Jesus. Conflict between those who have power and those who want it is a way of life.
The Way of Get
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 7/16/2021
The 8th commandment, by prohibiting theft, creates an environment of trust. A person stealing from another breaks that trust, causing loss and hardship.
Purifying the Heart
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 7/9/2021
Jesus advises a repentant Christian to attack sexual sin at its starting point, making it less about sinful acts than about an immoral way of thinking.
The Value of Life
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 7/2/2021
In the sixth commandment, God rules against the taking of human life, revealing how precious life is to God and should be to us.
Birthrates in Decline
Commentary; Given 6/26/2021
Statistics show that the birth rate for the Western nations has dropped below the replacement rate of 2.1 children per woman, sometimes significantly so.
The Honor Due to Parents
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 6/25/2021
People in positions of responsibility and power—especially those placed by God, like human parents—should receive the honor due them.