2 Corinthians Series: Grace Giving Part 4

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2 Corinthians 9 New American Standard Bible God Gives Most 9 For it is superfluous for me to write to you about this ministry to the [a]saints; 2 for I know your willingness, of which I boast about you to the Macedonians, namely, that Achaia has been prepared since last year, and your zeal has […]

1 Samuel Series: Character Counts

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1 Samuel 14:47-15:35 New American Standard Bible Constant Warfare 47 Now when Saul had taken control of the kingdom over Israel, he fought against all his enemies on every side, against Moab, the sons of Ammon, Edom, the kings of Zobah, and the Philistines; and wherever he turned, he [a]inflicted punishment. 48 And he acted […]

2 Corinthians Series: Grace Giving Part 3

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2 Corinthians 8:10-24 New American Standard Bible 10 I give my opinion in this matter, for this is to your advantage, who were the first to begin a year ago not only to do this, but also to desire to do it. 11 But now finish [a]doing it also, so that just as there was […]

1 Samuel Series: Consequences of Poor Leadership

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1 Samuel 14:24-26 New American Standard Bible Saul’s Foolish Order 24 Now the men of Israel were hard-pressed on that day, for Saul had put the people under oath, saying, “Cursed be the man who eats food [a]before evening, and before I have avenged myself on my enemies.” So none of the people tasted food. […]

2 Corinthians Series: Grace Giving Part 2

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2 Corinthians 8:9 New American Standard Bible 9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich. New American Standard Bible (NASB) New American Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1960, 1971, 1977, 1995, 2020 […]

1 Samuel Series: An Unexpected Victory

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1 Samuel 13:15-14:23 New American Standard Bible 15 Then Samuel set out and went up from Gilgal to Gibeah of Benjamin. And Saul [a]counted the people who were [b]present with him, about six hundred men. 16 Now Saul, his son Jonathan, and the people who were [c]present with them were staying in Geba of Benjamin […]

2 Corinthians Series: Grace Giving

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2 Corinthians 8:1-8 New American Standard Bible Great Generosity 8 Now, brothers and sisters, we make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia, 2 that in a [a]great ordeal of affliction their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed in the wealth of their liberality. […]

1 Samuel Series: A Test of Obedience

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1 Samuel 13:1-14 New American Standard Bible War with the Philistines 13 Saul was [a]thirty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned for [b]forty-two years over Israel. 2 Now Saul chose for himself three thousand men of Israel, of whom two thousand were with Saul in Michmash and in the hill country […]

2 Corinthians Series: Godly Sorrow

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2 Corinthians 7:5-16 New American Standard Bible 5 For even when we came into Macedonia our flesh had no rest, but we were afflicted on every side: conflicts on the outside, fears inside. 6 But God, who comforts the [a]discouraged, comforted us by the arrival of Titus; 7 and not only by his arrival, but […]

1 Samuel Series: Final Words

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1 Samuel 12 New American Standard Bible Samuel Addresses Israel 12 Then Samuel said to all Israel, “Behold, I have listened to your voice for all that you said to me, and I have appointed a king over you. 2 Now, here is the king walking before you, but as for me, I am old […]