Category: Doctrine

  • Avoiding Conviction

    Avoiding Conviction

    People avoid conviction because they like to live a lie.  Our world has been a “Hollywood” world for many years now.  The entertainment industry was originally a place for providing entertainment.  Today, it has successfully assumed the role of the standard by which people today pattern their lives.  They have been so successful that the […]

  • The Beatitudes

    The Beatitudes

    Matthew 5:1-12 “And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him: 2 And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, 3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall […]

  • Should I be Looking for Jesus?

    Should I be Looking for Jesus?

    Colossians 3:1-4 If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. 2 Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. 3 For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. 4 When Christ, who is our life, […]

  • Seek order and decency.

    Seek order and decency.

    1 Corinthians 14:40 Let all things be done decently and in order. The final instruction from the Bible regarding the confusion surrounding speaking in tongues is that everything is to be done decently and in order.  The word “decent” means “to be honest; civilized; polite; respectable.”  This is what God expects in contrast to the […]

  • Seek spiritual understanding

    Seek spiritual understanding

    1 Corinthians 14:37 If any man think himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things that I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord. 38 But if any man be ignorant, let him be ignorant. 39 Wherefore, brethren, covet to prophesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues. […]

  • Seek fruitful understanding

    1 Corinthians 14:12 Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that ye may excel to the edifying of the church. 13 Wherefore let him that speaketh in an unknown tongue pray that he may interpret. 14 For if I pray in an unknown tongue, my spirit prayeth, but my understanding […]

  • Focus on the Church; the Body of Christ

    Focus on the Church; the Body of Christ

    If you are filled with love for our Lord, then you will be focused on the things that the Lord loves.

  • Seek to understand the meaning of the voice.

    1 Corinthians 14:10 There are, it may be, so many kinds of voices in the world, and none of them is without signification. 11 Therefore if I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be unto him that speaketh a barbarian, and he that speaketh shall be a barbarian unto me. 1 Corinthians […]

  • Seek to give a certain sound

    1 Corinthians 14:6-9 Now, brethren, if I come unto you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, except I shall speak to you either by revelation, or by knowledge, or by prophesying, or by doctrine? 7 And even things without life giving sound, whether pipe or harp, except they give a distinction in the […]

  • Seek the greater thing

    But Rather 1 Corinthians 14:5 I would that ye all spake with tongues, but rather that ye prophesied: for greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying. Previously, I mentioned that there is not one positive verse in the New Testament concerning seeking […]