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Genesis 1-11: Existence & Presence of God, Pt 3 :: By Donald Whitchard

Genesis 1-11: Existence & Presence of God, Pt 3 :: By Donald Whitchard

Romans 1:18-22, Romans 2:1-16, Numbers 32:23, 1 John 1:8, Hebrews 2:1-4 Summary: One of the major arguments (proofs) for the existence of God is based upon moral standards, defined as the concept of right and wrong, good and evil, ethics and emotions that are in our consciences and have guided civilizations throughout history. The job […]

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Genesis 1-11: Existence & Presence of God, Pt 2 :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Genesis 1-11: Existence & Presence of God, Pt 2 :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Genesis 1:1, Exodus 20:11, Job 26:7, Psalm 33:6, Isaiah 40:28, Acts 17:24 Summary: God’s existence is obvious (Romans 1:18-20) through creation and our conscience. The evidence is there for anyone willing to take their blinders off, swallow their pride, and humble themselves. The world cannot comprehend the idea of a precise, preconceived, set, rational, and […]

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The Resurrection of Jesus: Why It Matters :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

The Resurrection of Jesus: Why It Matters :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Summary: In his first letter to the church at Corinth, the apostle Paul had to address their chaotic and ungodly practices. He confronted and corrected them as to how a true church should model itself on the foundation of the Lord Jesus Christ, including a reminder about the resurrection and its importance. As the days […]

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The Proclamation of the Church: Part 1 :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

The Proclamation of the Church: Part 1 :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Joel 2:28-29, John 16:5-15, Acts 1:8, Acts 2:17-18, Acts 2:24-36 Summary: This message gives a survey of the events leading up to Pentecost and the command from the Lord Jesus to preach the Gospel to everyone. This is an adaptation of a message from the 1995 edition of the Zondervan’s Pastor’s Annual. It needed no […]

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A Troublesome Verse and a Glorious Future :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

A Troublesome Verse and a Glorious Future :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Summary: What did Paul mean when he wrote about a “baptism for the dead” in 1 Corinthians 15:29? How should it be interpreted? What does it mean in light of further teaching on the resurrection of Christ? Let Scripture speak concerning these and other matters of the faith. 1 Corinthians is a letter dealing with […]

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Gen 1-11 Intro: Authentic History, Awesome God :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Gen 1-11 Intro: Authentic History, Awesome God :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Introduction to Genesis, Chapters 1-11 Scripture: Genesis 1:1, John 1:1-4, Hebrews 1:1-4, Psalms 19:1, Colossians 1:16-18, Psalms 47:7 Summary: This is the introduction to a series on the historical foundations of the first eleven chapters of the book of Genesis. These chapters present authentic events and real people. Without them, nothing else makes sense. To […]

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Beyond the Upper Room: Part 1: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Beyond the Upper Room: Part 1: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

The Promised Empowerment of the Holy Spirit Matthew 16:13-19, John 16:5-15, Acts 1:1-11, Matthew 28:18-20, Luke 24:44-49 Summary: The Second Chapter of Acts describes the birth of the church in accordance with the declaration of the Lord Jesus (Matthew 16:13-19). Acts shows the power and direction of the Holy Spirit in the work of the […]

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Resurrection of Jesus: What Does Scripture Say? :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Resurrection of Jesus: What Does Scripture Say? :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Scripture References: Matthew 28:5-10; Luke 24:13-31; John 11:25, 20:11-18, 24-29; 1 Corinthians 15:1-8 When the Lord Jesus told Martha at the tomb of Lazarus, “I AM the Resurrection and the Life” (John 11:25, KJV), He proved it by bringing him back from the dead, doing so in public, giving further proof that He was who […]

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Wedding Banquet: Invitation, Ingratitude, Pt 2 :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Wedding Banquet: Invitation, Ingratitude, Pt 2 :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Matthew 22:8-14, Luke 14:21-24, Isaiah 55:1, Revelation 22:17, Matthew 11:28-30, John 14:6 Summary: The original recipients of the invitation to the banquet (Matthew 22:1-7) refused to attend, giving flimsy excuses that resulted in their destruction (v.7). Who would attend the banquet now? Here is where we see the king’s mercy extend to “the least of […]

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Beyond the Upper Room: Wind, Fire, & Word :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Beyond the Upper Room: Wind, Fire, & Word :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

John 3:8, Joel 2:28-29, Acts 2:1-4, Genesis 11:6, Exodus 13:21 Summary: The arrival of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost was with wind, fire, and the Word of God that would change the world. At Christmas, we celebrate the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ, God’s promised Messiah and Savior of humanity. On […]

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