The Grand Secret!
Sermon; Given 1/2/2021
God reveals a grand secret through David: namely, that spiritual growth will come to people who set the Lord before oneself continuously.
The Incomprehensibility of Our Great God
Commentary; Given 12/19/2020
Martin Collins, commenting on the worsening habit in society of using exaggerations or superlatives to describe something which is common or mundane, such as …
First Love (Part Two)
Bible Study (Article); Posted 12/14/2020
Christ's reprimand of the Ephesian church, "You have left your first love," seems odd being said to a church that appeared so busy doing God's will.
Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness
Sermon; Given 11/28/2020
Physical hunger and thirst provide important types of the desire one must cultivate for spiritual resources, realizing that man cannot live by bread alone.
What Does Our DNA Say About Race?
Commentary; Given 11/14/2020
Recent DNA research has affirmed that all humans are genetically 99.9% similar, proving that we are all descendants of Adam and Eve, in essence, all siblings.
Keep Your Heart With All Diligence!
Sermon; Given 10/24/2020
Christ does not remove His people's trials, but He provides help for those going through them, using the cleansing power of the trial to heal their minds.
First Love (Part One)
Bible Study (Article); Posted 10/23/2020
A Christian's foremost responsibility is to love God wholeheartedly. A decline similar to the Ephesians' loss of their first love affected the first-century church.
The Gift of Eternal Life
Feast of Tabernacles Sermon; Given 10/9/2020
The difference between living forever and eternal life is that longevity does not equate to quality of life. Living forever while enduring pain lacks appeal.
How Much Do You Value the Kingdom of God?
Feast of Tabernacles Sermon; Given 10/5/2020
Martyrdom is not a penalty because a person has failed to qualify for the Place of Safety; rather, it is a badge of honor for those who have overcome.
Seedtime and Harvest
Sermonette; Given 10/3/2020
Martin Collins focuses on the significance of the 30, 60, and one hundredfold increase mentioned by Christ in the Parable of the Sower (Mark 4). One hundredfold is not …
Spiritual Satisfaction
Sermonette; Given 9/28/2020
The Parable of the Rich Fool illustrates that, when one has all the material possessions he could want, he may still not be rich toward God.
How Does God View Human Government?
Sermon; Given 9/26/2020
As obnoxious as tyrannical power may seem, we have the obligation to behave lawfully. Even the vilest of leaders has been allowed by God to rule.
What if You Are Betrayed?
Sermon; Given 9/5/2020
Betrayal is triggered by a root of bitterness resulting from envy, but turning into hatred, a shoot of bitterness manifesting a spirit of murder.
God's Splendor Revealed in Orchids!
Commentary; Given 8/29/2020
God, in His tremendous imagination, created over 25,000 documented species of orchids. Each species of orchid demonstrates God's intelligent design.
Excellence in Character (Part Three)
Bible Study (Article); Posted 8/20/2020
Each Christian must develop godliness through righteous behavior and service, adding virtue to their faith.
Differences of Opinion
Sermon; Given 8/15/2020
Satan champions self-opinion and mob behavior. God's church has never been immune to division because each member has only part of the truth.
Let There Be Light
Commentary; Given 7/25/2020
Genesis 1 reveals an incredible, grand design. God has ordered and structured all things according to logical principles.
Liberty and Justice for All
Sermon; Given 7/4/2020
God has freed us from the bondage of sin, the breaking of His law. Liberty comes only from obeying God and accepting the positive yoke of Jesus Christ.
The Continuous Testing of Our Faith
Sermon; Given 6/20/2020
The constant tests to which God submits His people enable them to build character by responding in faith. God perfected Abraham's faith through difficult trials.
Excellence in Character (Part Two)
Bible Study (Article); Posted 6/4/2020
Scripture defines virtue as a strength or power that disciplined people use to produce beautiful traits of goodness.