VB044: Where Is Your Treasure?

Where Is Your Treasure? [Ps 33:21; Rom 8:24; Ps 56:3-4; Mt 6:20-21] Do you put your trust in the First Bank & Trust Company down on the street corner? Or do you trust in the Lord and invest in the kingdom of heaven? Ps 33:21 (NIV) – In him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in his holy name. Hearts: … Read More

VB043: Always Time To Pray

Always Time To Pray [Ephesians 6:18] How’s your prayer life? Is prayer a Central and significant part of your life, or is it something you do when you are with other believers? Is prayer a daily discipline for you, or do you mainly pray when you get in trouble? Do you pray when you are home alone, or do you … Read More

VB042: Holy Spirit – Revitalized

Holy Spirit – Revitalized [Rom 8:11] Often I think of the pressures and stresses that affect so many people’s lives. They take their kids back and forth to school and to sporting events. They go to church functions, to the grocery store, and back and forth to work. This puts a lot of stress on the mind and the body … Read More

VB041: Be Blameless and Harmless

Be Blameless and Harmless [Phil 2:14-17] Paul was in jail when he reminded the Philippians (3:1) that true joy does not depend upon circumstances. The word “rejoice” is a verb. That means it is something we do. “Joy” is a noun. A noun is something we have. We are to rejoice regardless of how we feel, because the truth is—in … Read More

VB040: Rejoice In The Lord

Rejoice In The Lord [Phil. 2:14; Heb. 13:15] In Philippians chapter two, Paul gave us examples for living the Christian life. He pointed out that two signs of unbelief in Christians are grumbling and arguing. Philippians 2:14 (ASV) Do all things without murmurings and questionings: Questioning or grumbling (NASB) portrays a doubtful believer, someone who is having trouble believing what … Read More

VB039: According To His Will

According To His Will [1Jn 5:14-15] 1John 5:14-15 (NASB) – This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. [15] And if we know that He hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests which we have asked from Him. Confidence: Gk. parrhesia … Read More