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Bible studies in the breakfast nook

October 13, 2017 | bible, Bible study, children, family devotions, teaching children

“I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.” – 3 John 4 (ESV) This past Wednesday as I was studying the Bible with both my sons in our breakfast nook, I experienced a very thankful moment as I considered the work that had been done at that… Read more »

Stand Firm…In God’s Word

October 30, 2016 | 2 Thessalonians 2:13 - 3:5 | bible, exposition

We can be confident and not easily deceived or shaken if we are rooted in the Word of God. We can be confident in our salvation, and then get a firm grip on sound biblical teaching in order to pass the baton of the Gospel on.

Stand Firm…Against False Teaching

October 23, 2016 | 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12 | bible, exposition

Perhaps you’ve been alarmed and shaken by today’s headlines. Terrorist attacks, non stop news about the upcoming election, hurricanes and flooding. And that’s just last week! How are we supposed to face these things? And what do we do about all the fear-mongering that we hear people offering? The apostle Paul told the believers in Thessalonica not to be shaken by the false teaching that they were hearing concerning Christ’s return, but instead to continue to stand firm.

Be Equipped

November 15, 2015 | 2 Timothy 3:16-17 | bible, discipleship

Don’t you wish there was a spiritual “Swiss army knife” to equip us to survive in this sinful world? God has given us His Word, a kind of spiritual survival equipment for the soul. In the apostle Paul’s second letter to Timothy, he told Timothy that the Bible had everything he needed to be fully equipped as a Christian. We can be fully equipped with everything we need as Christians through God’s Word.

Not Ashamed To Rely On God’s Word

November 23, 2014 | 2 Timothy 3 | bible, exposition

Pastor Gary Combs continues the sermon series entitled, “Not Ashamed,” with this message from 2 Timothy chapter 3 about how to respond to the growing number of attacks on the Scriptures in these last days and to continue growing in your reliance on God’s Word.

Is your Bible gathering dust?

November 21, 2014 | bible, Christ, Gary Combs, God, God's Word, jesus, study, sword, Word, Word of Truth

“For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart” (Hebrews 4:12). Where’s your Bible? Have you picked it up lately? If you find it, does it have an inch of dust and… Read more »

Not Ashamed To Handle the Truth

November 16, 2014 | 2 Timothy 2 | bible, exposition

Pastor Gary Combs continues the sermon series entitled, “Not Ashamed,” with this message from 2 Timothy chapter 2 about the seven images that the apostle Paul offered to help us “rightly handle” the word of truth. This is part two in a four part expositional series through the book of 2 Timothy.

The Habit of Bible Study

September 21, 2014 | Joshua 1:6-9 | bible, discipleship

Pastor Gary Combs continues his sermon series, The Seven Habits of Growing Christians, with this message from Joshua 1:6-9 about the importance of studying the Bible. This message answers the question why we should be serious students of the Bible as well as how we can develop this important habit.

Bible memorization and business cards

September 19, 2014 | bible, Gary Combs, God, jesus, Lord, memorization, Scripture, Scripture memory, Word

“… he is to write for himself on a scroll a copy of this law …It is to be with him, and he is to read it all the days of his life so that he may learn to revere the Lord his God and follow carefully all the words of this law and these… Read more »

The Habit of Daily Devotions

September 14, 2014 | Mark 1:35-38 | bible, discipleship

Pastor Gary Combs continues the sermon series, The Seven Habits of Growing Christians, with this message from the gospel of Mark. In Mark 1:35-38, the disciples learned that Jesus had a habit of starting every day alone with God. If Jesus, the Son of God, calls us to follow Him, should we follow Him in His habit of daily devotion? Jesus still calls disciples today to follow Him. You can grow in your maturity as His disciple by following Him in the habit of daily devotion. The text teaches us three important ingredients to having a habit of daily devotion like Jesus.