Judges Series: Morality Without a King

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Judges 19 New American Standard Bible    A Levite’s Concubine Degraded 19 Now it came about in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite [b]tenderly to her in order to bring her back, [d]prepared to go; and the girl’s father said to his son-in-law, “Sustain [f]yourself, and wait until [h]to a close; please […]

2 Corinthians Series: Help for the Hurting

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2 Corinthians 1:1-7   New American Standard Bible    Introduction 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the church of God which is at Corinth with all the [b]any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. 5 For just as the sufferings of Christ are 

Judges Series: No King!

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Judges 18   New American Standard Bible   Danites Seek Territory 18 In those days there was no king of Israel; and in those days the tribe of the Danites was seeking an inheritance for themselves to live in, for until that day [b]been allotted to them as a possession among the tribes of Israel. 2 So the sons of […]

How to Get the Most Out of a Sermon

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Luke 8:1-21   New American Standard Bible Ministering Women 8 Soon afterwards, He began going around from one city and village to another, proclaiming and preaching the kingdom of God. The twelve were with Him, 2 and also some women who had been healed of evil spirits and sicknesses: Mary who was called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out, 3 and Joanna the wife […]

Judges Series: Life Without a King

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Judges 17 New American Standard Bible   Micah’s Idolatry 17 Now there was a man of the hill country of Ephraim whose name was Micah. 2 He said to his mother, “The eleven hundred pieces of silver which were taken from you, about which you uttered a curse [b]them to you.” 4 So when he returned the silver to his mother, his mother […]

Judges Series: Judges 16:1-31

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Judges 16 New American Standard Bible Samson’s Weakness 16 Now Samson went to Gaza and saw a harlot there, and went in to her. 2 When it was told to the Gazites, saying, “Samson has come here,” they surrounded the place and lay in wait for him all night at the gate of the city. […]

Hebrews Series: Hebrews 13:23-25

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Hebrews 13:23-25   New American Standard Bible    23 [b]saints. Those from Italy greet you. 25 Grace be with you all. Footnotes Hebrews 13:23 Lit Know Hebrews 13:24 Or holy ones New American Standard Bible (NASB) Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundatio n

Deacon Ordination

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Acts 6:1-7 New American Standard Bible   Choosing of the Seven 6 Now [b]Hellenistic Jews against the native Hebrews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily serving of food. 2 So the twelve summoned the [d]ministry of the word.” 5 The statement found approval with the whole [f]Nicolas, a [a]double-tongued, [c]or fond of sordid gain, 9 but holding to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience. 10 These men must also first be […]

Hebrews Series: Hebrews 13:20-25

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  Hebrews 13:20-25   New American Standard Bible    Benediction 20 Now the God of peace, who brought up from the dead the great Shepherd of the sheep [b]bear with [d]Take notice that our brother Timothy has been released, with whom, if he comes soon, I will see you. 24 Greet all of your leaders and all the