Defective Reasoning: Appeal to Authority
Commentary; Given 4/10/2021
Martin Collins, reminding God’s people that the fallacy of misplaced authority has often derailed logic and common sense from time immemorial, points out that the …
Conditions for Blessings
Sermonette; Given 4/3/2021
When people test God's promises, they come to appreciate the blessings which follow obedience to His laws. Most of the blessings we receive today are spiritual.
By This We Know Love!
Sermon; Given 3/27/2021
As God's people keep God's law in its spiritual intent, they begin to think like the Father and His Son, both of whom habitually do good.
God's Non-Transmittable Attributes (Part Two): Omnipresence
Bible Study (Article); Posted 3/16/2021
In Psalm 139, David points out God's attribute of omnipresence, that is, His ability to be present everywhere at all times by His Holy Spirit.
Are You Living An Illusion?
Sermon; Given 2/27/2021
Religious narcissists, who identify with the servant who received ten talents, cherry-pick Scripture to enhance their self-love and support their views.
God's Non-Transmittable Attributes (Part One): Omnipotence
Bible Study (Article); Posted 2/7/2021
Among God's many attributes are those that He cannot pass on to others because they define Him. God's attribute of omnipotence defines His power over all.
Reacting to Criticism
Commentary; Given 2/6/2021
All have been guilty of malicious gossip; consequently, they should not become offended when they hear gossip about themselves (Ecclesiastes 7:21).
Lonely, But Not Forsaken
Sermon; Given 1/30/2021
Even Jesus had to cope with feelings of anxiety and loneliness in Gethsemane before His crucifixion, a time when He experienced separation from His Father.
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
Western society is increasingly using exaggerations or superlatives to describe the ordinary and mundane. Everyone will give an account of all idle words.
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.