Posts from 2021

Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage

With more than half of marriages ending in divorce, to say that a study of the subject is needed is an understatement. Most people don’t know what God has to say about divorce, and many don’t care. In this study, Don Blackwell delves into a crucial topic that is affecting the very fabric of our society. If you are considering divorce or you know someone who is, please don’t go any further until you watch this video. Be sure that…

The Fruit of the Spirit in My Life: SELF-CONTROL

Scripture for today’s sermon: Checklist— Transactional— John 6:1-2 Transformative— Psalm 1:1-2 NKJV John 4:13-14 Galatians 2:20 1 Corinthians 7:8-9 TO HAVE CONTROL WE MUST LOSE CONTROL Galatians 2:20 Luke 9:23 Galatians 5:24 “ Mark 8:35 2 Corinthians 5:17 AS LONG AS WE ARE IN CONTROL THE SPIRIT CANNOT

What Must I Do To Be Saved?

The answer to this question has implications both now and for eternity. Sadly, wrong answers are being given all the time. In this study, Don Blackwell opens the Bible and shares with us God’s answer to this question. It is a simple, straightforward study done in a kind and loving manner. With a question of this magnitude, you cannot afford to be wrong. Won’t you join us for this vital study?

When Will The Kingdom Come?

There is a great deal of confusion over the kingdom of the Lord. Some say that it was established in the 1900s. Others believe it was set up in the first century. Many think that it has not yet come, but that it is coming very soon. Who are the members of God’s kingdom, and what must we do to prepare for it? This study clearly and simply answers these and other vital questions relating to the kingdom of the…

Are There Lost Books of the Bible?

Bible critics have long accused the Bible of being a book developed through politics and through selfish agendas of men. Are these claims true? Critics also charge that early Christians were aggressive in making sure certain writings were included in the Bible and that other writings, which they did not personally like, were excluded. Are there some teachings that were omitted? Are there books that have been lost? Join Denny Petrillo (Ph.D.) as he discusses various Bible references in light…

What’s in it for God?

Ever wonder why God wants us to obey Him? What exactly does God receive from our faithfulness and obedience? We say that we want to please God and do so by avoiding sin or making a sacrifice in our service to others but how does our improved morality or increased service advantage God? He doesn’t need anything nor does our goodness add any advantage to Him—He’s above it all anyways. I believe the answer to this question lies in His…

The Truth About Christmas

Would you be surprised to learn that the Bible does not even mention Christmas? Would you further be surprised to learn that the story of Jesus’ birth, as commonly told, is very different from the inspired text? What is a Christian’s responsibility at this time of the year? In this video, Don Blackwell examines the story of the birth of Jesus, exposing the myths and explaining what the Bible really says about Christmas.

The Fruit of the Spirit in My Life: GOODNESS

Scripture for today’s sermon: THE GOODNESS FROM GOD Exodus 33:19 (Psalm 27:13 Hosea 3:5 Psalm 31:19 Psalm 145:7 THE FRUIT OF GOD’S GOODNESS Galatians 3:5 Galatians 5:19-21. Galatians 5:22, Ephesians 5:6-21 2 Thessalonians 1:11 Romans 15:14

The Truth About The Lord’s Supper

We live in a world of religious confusion. Worship has become more about the individual than about God. But in the midst of the confusion, the Bible remains clear. Don Blackwell and Neal Pollard deal with basic principles of worship in a simple and concise manner that rings true to the Word of God. Whether a new convert or a diligent seeker of truth, these lessons will benefit and strengthen you. “The Truth About The Lord’s Supper” covers the purpose…

The Fruit of the Spirit in My Life: PATIENCE

Scripture for today’s sermon: WHAT IS PATIENCE? Mark 15:27-30 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Galatians 6:9 Hebrews 6:11 WHERE DOES PATIENCE BEGIN? Acts 2:42 1 Corinthians 15:58 Revelation 2:10 Colossians 1:23 2 Peter 3:17 PATIENCE BEGINS WITH A STRONG FOUNDATION Revelation 3:21 Revelation 21:7 HOW DO WE DEVELOP PATIENCE? 2 Timothy 3:12 James 1:2-4 HOW DO WE ACQUIRE PATIENCE? Romans 5:1-5

The Fruit of the Spirit in My Life: PEACE

Scripture for today’s sermon: The Fruit of the Spirit in My Life: PEACE WHAT IS PEACE? Judges 6:24 Romans 15:33 Isaiah 9:6-7 Micah 5:4-5 WHY IS PEACE IMPORTANT? Isaiah 59:1-2 Romans 3:23 PEACE CAN BE FOUND Luke 2:14 Acts 10:36 2 Corinthians 5:21 Ephesians 2:14-17 Romans 5:1 Philippians 4:4-6 Galatians 5:22-23 Romans 12:18 2 Corinthians 13:11 Matthew 5:9

The Truth About Preaching

We live in a world of religious confusion. Worship has become more about the individual than about God. But in the midst of the confusion, the Bible remains clear. Don Blackwell and Neal Pollard deal with basic principles of worship in a simple and concise manner that rings true to the Word of God. Whether a new convert or a diligent seeker of truth, these lessons will benefit and strengthen you. “The Truth About Preaching” covers the role that preaching…

The Fruit of the Spirit: JOY

Scripture for today’s sermon: Survey Paul’s Teaching Philippians 4:12-14 NOT CONTINOUS Romans 12:15 2 Corinthians 6:10 Psalm 5:1–2 JOY LEADS TO PEACE Philippians 4:6-7 Proverbs 4:23-26 JOY WITH CONTENTMENT Philippians 4:10–13 2 Corinthians 11:24-28 Philippians 4:13-14

The Truth About Giving

We live in a world of religious confusion. Worship has become more about the individual than about God. But in the midst of the confusion, the Bible remains clear. Don Blackwell and Neal Pollard deal with basic principles of worship in a simple and concise manner that rings true to the Word of God. Whether a new convert or a diligent seeker of truth, these lessons will benefit and strengthen you. “The Truth About Giving” covers the purpose and responsibility…

Fruit of The Spirit in My Life: LOVE

Scripture for today’s sermon: Love Is The Most Fundamental Qualities Of My Life In Him Matthew 22:36-40 LEARN LOVE FROM THE GREATEST TEACHER 1 John 4:19 John 3:16 John 15:13 Ephesians 5:25-27 LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS WE HAVE BEEN TAUGHT 1 John 3:10-18 1 Peter 2:17 Galatians 6:10 James 2:15-16 1 John 4:12-21. Mark 12:28-30 1 Corinthians 16:14 Galatians 5:13-15. Colossians 3:14 1 Peter 1:22. John 14:15

Same-Sex Marriage

What does the Bible teach about homosexuality? How does God feel about same-sex marriage? Have we been misusing the Bible when citing it to condemn gay and lesbian behavior? Did Jesus ever mention it? Is it time for Christians to finally accept that homosexuality is a civic right equivalent to racial equality? In this lesson, Don Blackwell shines the light of God’s truth on these and other questions that are trending cultural topics.  

The Truth About Attendance

We live in a world of religious confusion. Worship has become more about the individual than about God. But in the midst of the confusion, the Bible remains clear. Don Blackwell and Neal Pollard deal with basic principles of worship in a simple and concise manner that rings true to the Word of God. Whether a new convert or a diligent seeker of truth, these lessons will benefit and strengthen you. “The Truth About Attendance” covers the purpose and responsibility…