July 20, 2017 | At The Feet Of Kings

“He [Jotham] did what was right in the Lord’s sight as his father Uzziah had done. In addition, he didn’t enter the Lord’s sanctuary.” [2 Chronicles 27:2 HCSB] Learn from history The history of Judah’s kings teaches many important lessons, including one overpowering theme: those who understand the past can prosper. Some people learn from […]

July 13, 2017 | Cycle Breaking

“He [Jotham] did what was right in the Lord’s sight as his father Uzziah had done. In addition, he didn’t enter the Lord’s sanctuary.” [2 Chronicles 27:2 HCSB] Cycle breaking Borrowing from a tradition as old as Plutarch (ca. 100 A.D.), I recently taught a lesson comparing two men: Jotham and Zedekiah. Each was a […]

July 6, 2017 | Why Study Titus?

“This is why I left you in Crete, so that you might put what remained into order.” [Titus 1:5 ESV] Premise I just completed a wonderful journey teaching through Titus. I had never done so in a church setting, and the results were wonderful. I highly recommend that each person study this powerful little letter. […]

June 29, 2017 | Citizenship

“Remind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities,  to obey, to be ready for every good work,  to slander no one, to avoid fighting, and to be kind,  always showing gentleness to all people.” [Titus 3:1-2 HCSB] Citizens of civility Titus 3 calls for Christians to be civil citizens. As we watch violence and […]

June 22, 2017 | Above Reproach

“In the same way, encourage the young men to be self-controlled in everything. Make yourself an example of good works with integrity and dignity in your teaching. Your message is to be sound beyond reproach, so that the opponent will be ashamed, having nothing bad to say about us.” [Titus 2:6-8 HCSB] Above reproach Above […]

June 15, 2017 | Truth & Godliness

“But as for you, speak the things which are fitting for sound doctrine…This [that you are justified by grace and an heir of eternal life] is a trustworthy statement; and concerning these things I want you to speak confidently, so that those who have believed God will be careful to engage in good deeds. These […]