Feed on Truth; Don’t Fight About It!

By Charles H. Spurgeon TWO learned doctors are angrily discussing the nature of food, and allowing their meal to lie untasted, while a simple countryman is eating as heartily as he can of that which is set before him. The religious world is full of quibblers, critics, and skeptics, who, like the doctors, fight over […]

The Teacher’s Toughest Pupil

Romans 2:21 “Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal? Thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege? Thou that makest thy boast of the la, through breaking the law […]

The Fickle Crowd vs The Faithful Church

Acts 14:18-23 “And with these sayings scarce restrained they the people, that they had not done sacrifice unto them. And there came thither certain Jews from Antioch and Iconium, who persuaded the people, and having stoned Paul, drew him out of the city, supposing he had been dead. Howbeit, as the disciples stood round about […]

The Power of Multiplication

Some time ago there was a display at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. It featured a checkerboard with 1 grain of wheat on the first, 2 on the second, 4 on the third, then 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, etc. Somewhere down the board, there were so many grains of wheat on […]

Must Jesus Bear the Cross Alone

I read this encouraging story today from a sermon by W. A. Criswell called “The Armor of God”: Oklahoma, as you know, was Indian territory, and our denomination, our Baptist people sent missionaries to Oklahoma. And two of these missionaries were laboring in the western part of the state, and they were living in tents and they […]

The Power of Prayer

The potency of prayer hath subdued the strength of fire; it hath bridled the rage of lions, hushed anarchy to rest , extinguished wars, appeased the elements, expelled demons, burst the chains of death, expanded the gates of heaven, assuaged diseases, repelled frauds, rescued cities from destruction, stayed the sun in its course, and arrested […]

Discipleship Questions

My brother-in-law asked me the following questions about our discipleship programme.  I wanted to pass along his questions and my answers.  Add you comments below about discipleship in your life and ministry. Question: How do you structure your discipleship class?  Group?  One-on-one? We structure discipleship classes as both group and one-on-one.  Each one has advantages […]

28 Chapters in 28 Days

Today is the first of February. There are 28 days in this month, during which a group from Vision Baptist Church will be reading the 28 chapters of Acts. You can join the group on Facebook, read and comment on your reading, and see what God gives to others from their reading. Today has already […]

30 Indicators of Pride

Taken from Church Matters Blog. In his booklet From Pride to Humility, Stuart Scott has compiled an insightful list of 30 biblical indicators as to whether pride is resident in our hearts. Read these slowly and prayerfully. 1.     Complaining against or passing judgment on God (Numbers 14:1-4, 9, 11; Romans 9:20) 2.     A lack of gratitude (2 Chronicles […]

Quote: Preach What Is Determined By God

What you are to preach is determined by God, not by your own natural inclinations. Keep your soul steadfastly related to God, and remember that you are called not to bear testimony only, but to preach the gospel. Every Christian must testify, but when it comes to the call to preach, there must be the […]