Why Obedience is Better Than Sacrifice

1 Samuel 15:22 And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.   Why is obedience BETTER than sacrifice,...

Two Precious Roles of the Spirit

John 16:13 Howbeit when He, the Spirit of truth, is come, He will guide you into all truth: for He shall not speak of Himself; but whatsoever He shall hear, that shall He speak: and He will shew you things to come.   Today let us welcome the precious work of the...

Salvation is not free!

Acts 19:19 Also, many of those who had practiced magic brought their books together and burned them in the sight of all. And they counted up the value of them, and it totalled fifty thousand pieces of silver.   One estimate of the equivalent value of the books of...

How To Be Known In The Spirit World

Acts 19:15 And the evil spirit answered and said, “Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are you?”   The sons of Sceva’s experience is quite revealing for today’s disciples. The Bible tells us several things about them. Firstly, they were...

When Impostors Are Exposed

Acts 19:17 This became known both to all Jews and Greeks dwelling in Ephesus; and fear fell on them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified.   Another lesson we learn from Paul’s experience in Ephesus concerns the exposure of charlatans. These are...