Last Build Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2007 00:15:00 CSTCopyright: 2007
Fri, 19 Oct 2007 00:15:00 CSTSaul of Tarsus, chief among sinners, by the grace of God became the apostle Paul. Paul was one of the most influential and important figures of the New Testament. We can learn many wonderful lessons by examining his life.
Fri, 29 Jun 2007 00:15:00 CSTUsing the declaration of Ruth's love and loyalty to her mother-in-law Naomi, recorded in Ruth 1:16-17, we are able to recognize the importance and beauty of such an attribute for the Christian.
Fri, 22 Jun 2007 13:15:00 CSTEnvy destroyed the life of King Saul. He could not stand the success David had as God's annointed. That and other scriptural examples show the dangerous consequences of the sin of envy.
Fri, 15 Jun 2007 13:15:00 CSTDenominationalists have long called for union and tolerance of doctrine error, and vain religious practices. The common claim is that as long as one is sincere, he is accepted by God. This is not true. There is a litmus test for acceptance by God, abiding in truth!
Fri, 08 Jun 2007 01:15:00 CSTThe apostle Paul describes the work of an evangelist in 2 Timothy 4:2-4 to be, in part, exposing those who teach error. The evangelist must do so readily, and with longsuffering. But, it must be done!
Fri, 01 Jun 2007 01:15:00 CSTYoung men want to marry young ladies who have kept themselves pure, and are modest. Young men then, should respect young ladies, and not take advantage of them. Too, young ladies must respect themselves, and keep themselves pure.
Fri, 25 May 2007 01:15:00 CSTArcheology continually corroborates the Bible, giving evidence as to its inspiration.
Fri, 18 May 2007 01:15:00 CSTEven as the writer James is concluding his epistle, he has many beneficial admonitions for us as Christians.
Fri, 11 May 2007 01:15:00 CSTThe writer James (5:1-12) contrasts the materialistic and oppressive rich with the type of men we should be as we look forward to the coming of our Lord.
Fri, 04 May 2007 01:15:00 CSTIn James chapter 4, the writer points out the ephemeral nature of life, and man's responsibility to humbly serve God in preparation for eternity.
Fri, 27 Apr 2007 01:15:00 CSTTo be a friend with the World is to become an enemy of God. Christians should submit in humble obedience to God, and resist the devil. Only in doing this can we overcome the siren call of worldliness.
Fri, 20 Apr 2007 01:15:00 CSTThe third chapter of James' epistle defines divine wisdom, differentiating between it and human wisdom, and establishing the means of obtaining divine wisdom.
Fri, 13 Apr 2007 01:15:00 CSTThe third chapter of James' epistle establishes both the difficulty, and the importance of bridling the tongue. It is an unruly evil, that left unchecked, can destroy a man.
Thu, 05 Apr 2007 00:15:00 CSTDoes the text in Acts 2:38 indicate that we are baptized because our sins are forgiven, or in order to receive the forgiveness of sins. Context and a word study indicate that "for the remission of sins" indicates that repentance and baptism are necessary for salvation!
Fri, 30 Mar 2007 16:20:00 CSTThe writer James explains the necessity of obedience, and the relationship between faith and works in his epistle, chapter 2.
Fri, 16 Mar 2007 00:15:00 CSTShowing favoritism, or prejudice, is condemned by the writer James in the second chapter of his epistle. This condemned prejudice can be with regard to age, race, or as in the context, economic standing. Regardless, it is wrong for the child of God to hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ with partiality.
Fri, 09 Mar 2007 00:15:00 CSTKing David was an adulterer and a murderer. Still, the Bible calls David a man after God's own heart. How could this be?
Fri, 02 Mar 2007 21:00:00 CSTThe writer James, in the first chapter of his epistle, establishes the need for the child of God to be control of self, and to be obedient to the God of heaven.
Fri, 23 Feb 2007 00:15:00 CSTThere is much controversy regarding Holy Spirit baptism among religious people today. What does the New Testament teach concerning Holy Spirit baptism, and the part it plays, if any, in the conversion of man.
Fri, 16 Feb 2007 00:45:00 CSTThe first chapter of James has practical wisdom for man. The writer indicates that it is profitable to suffer through trial and tribulation. This is so, though it is not enjoyable. Why? Such tribulation develops patience in the believer.
Fri, 09 Feb 2007 00:15:00 CSTThe doctrine and practice of Institutionalism is wrong, and has done much damage to the church of our Lord and His cause. In this edition of Sound Teaching, the error of institutionalism is examined.
Fri, 02 Feb 2007 00:15:00 CSTLeprosy is a loathsome disease that terrified ancient people, including the Israelites. It serves as a parallel to the greatest scourge (disease) of mankind, the spiritual malady of sin.
Fri, 26 Jan 2007 16:00:00 CSTThe Catholic church contends that it, as an institution, is the final arbiter and authority for all matters pertaining to the spiritual welfare and condition of man. A careful reading of the scriptures shows this claim to be invalid. God intended His word to be the final standard man must submit to religiously.
Fri, 19 Jan 2007 11:15:00 CSTMoses was a great man of faith. However, on one occasion he exhibited a lack of faith in God, as recorded in Numbers 20:7-12. Even in that failure he teaches us great and important lessons concerning the faith that we have toward God.
Fri, 12 Jan 2007 01:15:00 CSTThe doctrine of Premillinialism is false. Those who teach it, with their predictions of the second coming, and their belief of a future physical reign of Christ on earth, misuse texts such as Revelation 20.
Fri, 05 Jan 2007 00:15:00 CSTSocial Drinking apologists sometimes point to the wedding feast at Cana (where Jesus turned the water into wine) as justification for social drinking. An examination of the context, as well as the greek word for wine show this argumentation to be without merit.
Fri, 29 Dec 2006 00:15:00 CSTOur society is presently plagued by many problems: Violence, sexual immorality, disease. Those who seek the answers to the problems are often looking in the wrong place. The Bible has the answers to society's problems, whether men wish to accept it or not!
Fri, 22 Dec 2006 00:55:00 CSTThe denominational world (and some brethren) seek to redefine and minimize the sin of adultery. In so doing, they exhibit a laxness in their attitude toward this heinous sin.
Fri, 15 Dec 2006 21:55:00 CSTThere are many misconceptions that people have concerning the final judgment of Christ. In this podcast, these misconceptions are refuted, and other facts revealed about that great day.
Fri, 08 Dec 2006 09:55:00 CSTAn examination of the Bible text reveals how different the Lord's church is from the denominations today. If a congregation of Christians follows the pattern of the New Testament, then and only then it can be known as the true church of Christ.
Fri, 01 Dec 2006 00:15:00 CSTThe Apostle Paul, in 2 Corinthians 7:1 admonishes Christians to purify themselves from filthiness, and perfect holiness. This lesson describes and explains how this can be accomplished.
Fri, 24 Nov 2006 00:15:00 CSTThe Text of Acts 8, which details the sin of the former Sorcerer Simon, argues that it is possible for a Christian to forfeit his soul through sin. This contradicts the Calvinistic tentant, commonly described as "Once saved, always saved."
Fri, 17 Nov 2006 06:15:00 CSTA comparison of ancient Babylonian traditions regarding a worldwide flood, and what the scripture teaches in the book of Genesis, gives external evidence regarding the historicity of the actual event.
Fri, 10 Nov 2006 09:45:00 CSTOne way to express love for our brethren, as revealed by James in James 5:19-20, is to turn back one who has fallen in sin to a life of righteousness.
Fri, 03 Nov 2006 09:45:00 CSTThe doctrine of justification by faith is one of the most comforting to the Christian. It is also one of the most misunderstood doctrines in the Bible.
Fri, 27 Oct 2006 09:45:00 CSTThe apostle John penned a wonderful treatise on love, found in 1 John 4, which establishes the importance of love, based on on the fact that God Is Love!
Fri, 20 Oct 2006 00:05:00 CSTIn 1 Peter 2:11-17, the apostle gives instructions to his readers as to what is required by God of Christians. Such practical advice will help us greatly in our quest to live acceptably for Christ.
Fri, 13 Oct 2006 00:05:00 CSTTrials and tribulations in life test your faith. However, if you overcome the trial, you become stronger, and prove yourself worthy of the crown of life. (James 1:12).
Fri, 06 Oct 2006 00:05:00 CSTAny type of Prejudice or favoritism with regard to the preaching of the gospel, or the acceptance of the penitent, is sinful. This includes racism, ageism, sexism, as well as the Classism condemned in James' epistle.
http://soundteaching.org/podcast/21 - Prejudice.mp3
Fri, 29 Sep 2006 00:05:00 CSTIt is common among the denominations to utilize the sprinkling of water as a mode for baptism. A study of the greek, and an examination of the scriptures clearly shows such to be an innnovation of man. Baptism is immersion in water.
Fri, 22 Sep 2006 23:05:00 CSTWhat do Christians need to be able to preach the gospel to the lost? Education? Charisma? Eloquence? No, none of these. There are certain things, revealed in this podcast, that Christians need to be effective in sharing the good news.
Fri, 15 Sep 2006 00:05:00 CSTThe Bible reveals (the epistle of James) that trials and tests produce patience in the life of the Christian. We should consider it a reason for rejoicing when we are tested and chastened by God.
Fri, 08 Sep 2006 09:05:00 CSTEvidences are supplied in answer to questions... Does God Exist? Is the Bible Inspired? Is Jesus Christ the Son of God?
http://soundteaching.org/podcast/17 - God Exists.mp3
Fri, 01 Sep 2006 23:05:00 CSTThere are many things that can hinder the prayers of Christians. These things must be identified and avoided.
Fri, 25 Aug 2006 22:32:00 CSTThe twelfth chapter of Romans gives a list of characteristics, identifying the ideal for a Christian.
Fri, 18 Aug 2006 00:01:00 CSTHumanism is a real danger to the faith of our children. It is a direct attack upon God, that unfortunately takes place too often in what many consider to be the safest of places, the classroom. Christian parents, beware!
Fri, 04 Aug 2006 10:48:00 CSTThe Bible reveals the true purpose of living life. This is no secret, though many in the world do not understand that the reason for living is to, Fear God and keep His commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.
Fri, 28 Jul 2006 19:20:00 CSTIt may be that Christians miss out on worldly pleasures as we practice our faith, but it is the one who is lost that is truly impoverished.
Fri, 21 Jul 2006 17:35:00 CSTContained in the word of God are objective truths. The humanistic view of subjectivism is shown to be an invalid way of looking at life.
http://soundteaching.org/podcast/11 - Tao Or No.mp3
Fri, 14 Jul 2006 00:01:00 CSTSet against the dingy backgrop of human pretense and religious traditions our blessed Lord appeared. He came to give us life, and to give it abundantly (cf. John 10:10).
http://soundteaching.org/podcast/10 - Jesus Came.mp3
Fri, 07 Jul 2006 02:30:00 CSTWhether it is observing the Letter of the law (cf. Hebrews 10:24-25) or observing the Spirit of the law (cf. Matthew 10:37,39) it is obvious that God expects for us to be regular and diligent in our attendance to worship services and classes in the local church. We should not be seeking to do the "minimum", rather we should be diligent to do all we can for the Lord.
Fri, 30 Jun 2006 02:30:00 CSTThe pendulum has swung, and now many scientists are admitting that the evidence supports the concept of design and a designer. However, scientists are not willing to accept the Bible, instead calling for Christians to compromise with them at some middle ground. Unfortunately, some Christians are doing just that.
Fri, 23 Jun 2006 20:15:00 CSTIn our day, as in all ages, there is the need for faithful Christians to contend earnestly for the faith. When we do so, we may be castigated for our efforts. However, it is necessary to be true to God.
Fri, 16 Jun 2006 01:00:00 CSTThe Apostle Paul, In 2 Corinthians 7:11, reveals what constitutes Godly Sorrow, which leads to repentance, and salvation. His description differs from the actions of some Christians caught in sin.
Fri, 09 Jun 2006 18:00:00 CSTThe Lord's church today, facing the many challenges of a new century, is in dire need of devoted disciples to meet those challenges.
Fri, 02 Jun 2006 00:01:00 CSTThe tremendous obstacles scientists face in trying to artificially duplicate human intelligence serve as a stirring argument for a divine designer.
Fri, 26 May 2006 00:15:00 -0500Christians should desire to reverently and frequently offer up worship to the Almighty God of Heaven.
Fri, 19 May 2006 21:00:00 -0500We are living in the last age on earth, The Christian Age.
Fri, 12 May 2006 20:00:00 -0500We need to have a proper understanding of the nature and scope of God's amazing grace.