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GOD’S CHILDREN IN THE STORMS OF LIFE

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  John 6:15-21 This morning we’re going to look at an event in history that shows us that Jesus is unsinkable no matter what happens in this life and everything has its place and purpose in our lives.  This event is so important that some so-called theologians have tried to explain away this miracle about Jesus’ walking on water. “One theory claims their stones in the water and since Jesus was close to the shore, he was real walking on stones.”  This is laughable theory, because miracles, this one in particular, was teaching the disciples a deeper spiritual reality to strengthen their faith .  J C Ryle said, “He came to his disciples as they were rowing on the stormy lake, walking on the waters. He walked on them as easily as we walk on dry land….which is contrary to all natural reason was perfectly possible to Christ.”  Knowing this truth about Christ gives us no  reason to doubt or fear.  Isaiah penned these words, “fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed [discouraged] , f

THE SCRIPTURES ALL POINT TO THE SON

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  John 5:30-46 The main purpose of the Scriptures is to testify of Christ, helping  us to come unto Him and receive eternal life.  The glory of Jesus Christ shines more clearly when we see Him in His proper relation to the Old Testament and in the fulfillment of the New Testament.  How powerful is the Scriptures? A W Tozer said "I did not go through the Book. The Book went through me."  The Scriptures has the power to convert the wickedest and vilest of sinner. You and I are living proof to that.   How powerful is the Word of God when it’s in the hands of a hungry believer?   D L Moody wrote, "The Scriptures were not given to increase our knowledge but to change our lives".  The Scriptures will create a person with a new heart that is passionate for God, and His church, for people to know Him.  It will give you the ability to have a love for the lost, and supply the enduring strength to be an obedient follower of the Lord Jesus Christ, through the work