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Biblical Text Messages

Old Testament:

Genesis 1:1, Striving to Understand God
Genesis 3:1-7, The Absolute Truth of God's Word
Genesis 37-50, Joseph: God's Valedictorian
Exodus 3-4, Moses: A Successful Failure
Judges 6, How God Uses the Worst for the Best (day after 9/11)
Judges 13-16, Samson: A Wayward Warrior
Ruth 1-4, Ruth: God's Cinderella
1 Samuel 13-15, King Saul: The My Way Monarch
1 Kings 19:1-18, Elijah: The Lone Prophet
Esther 3:1-7:10, Haman: No Match for God
Job 1-2, Job and the Schemes of Satan
Psalm 1, How to be Blessed by God
Psalm 2, The King of Kings
Psalm 15, Holy Conduct of the Redeemed Life
Psalm 15, How to be Permanently Near to God
Psalm 23, Shepherd of Shepherds
Psalm 110:1-7, God's Priestly Prince
Psalm 119, Becoming a Psalm 119 Man
Psalm 128, Bottom-Line Home Building
Psalm 139, Exalting the Majesty of God
Proverbs, Wisdom's Way is Best
Proverbs, The Better Way
Proverbs 6:16-19, The Truth About Lying
Ecclesiastes 1-12, Solomon: A Shipwrecked Saint
Isaiah 53:4-6, For What Did Christ Atone?
Ezekiel 37, Did God Lie to Israel?
Daniel 6, Biblical Manhood
Jonah 1-4, Jonah: The Wrong Way Prophet
Habakkuk 1:1-3, Habakkuk: God's Man From Missouri
Malachi 1-4, The Disintegration of a Nation, Part 1
Malachi, The Disintegration of a Nation, Part 2

New Testament:
Matthew 7:13-14, Are There Few Who Are Saved?
Matthew 8-9, Does God Still Heal?
Matthew 16:21-23, Satan's Battlefield: Peter's Waterloo
Matthew 20:1-16, Equal Pay for Unequal Work
Mark 2:1-12, The Unequaled and Unsurpassed Christ
Luke 12:13-21, Kingdom Economics
Luke 16:1-13, True Spiritual Stewardship
Luke 18:1-8, Prayer
Luke 18:1-8, God's Solution to Impossible Circumstances
Luke 22:31-34, Satan's Sifting
Luke 23:46, Christ's Word of Trust
John 19:28, I Thirst
Acts 17:1-8, Men Who Upset the World
Acts 18:24-28, Apollos: Hallmarks of an Expositor, Part 1
Acts 18:24-28, Apollos: Hallmarks of an Expositor, Part 2
Acts 18:24-28, Apollos: Hallmarks of an Expositor, Part 3
Acts 20:26-27, Watching and Warning the Flock of God
Romans 11:25-27, Cutting It Straight - Understanding difficult passages
1 Corinthians 10:31, The Priority Driven Life
Philippians 2:5-11, Being One-Minded in Christ
Philippians 4:10-20, Biblical Keys for Contentment
1 & 2 Thessalonians, Shepherding God's Way
1 Thessalonians 2:13, God's Word at Work
1 Thessalonians 4:1-8, Pursuing Purity
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, What Every Christian Needs to Know
2 Thessalonians 2:1-17, A Prophetic Puzzler
2 Thessalonians 3:1-5, Discipleship
1 Timothy 3:1-7, God's Leadership Pattern, Part 1
1 Timothy 3:8-13, God's Leadership Pattern, Part 2
2 Timothy, Treasure the Truth
James 2:14-26, Is it Well With Your Soul?
James 3:3-12, Taming the Tongue
James 3:18, The Key to Church Growth
James 5, Are Anointing Services For Me?
2 Peter 3:17-18, Marks of a Healthy Christian
Revelation 1:9-20, The Pre-Eminence of Jesus Christ in the Church
Revelation 4-5, Authentic Worship
Revelation 19:11-16, Jesus Christ: The Ultimate Dictator
Revelation 20:1-10, Satan's Last Fling


Theological/Thematic Messages

Bibliology:

Cultivating a Biblical Mindset

Christology:
The Waterloo of Unbelief

Ecclesiology:
What Would Jesus Think of Your Church?
The Emerging Church and It's View of the Church (associated TMSJ article)
Why Pastors Fail - Avoiding the most common pitfalls in ministry
Wet Behind the Ears - How to avoid drowning in the early years of ministry
Blind Spot - The five biggest mistakes spiritual leaders make
The Preacher's Study - The necessary exegetical steps to effective expository
From Congregational To Elder Rule - When and how to change church government
The Pathway to Eldership - The qualities and making of a leader
The Case for the Supremacy of Expository Preaching - Honoring the Scriptures by rightly dividing the truth
The Health and the Reformation of the Contemporary Church, Part 1 (associated article)
The Health and the Reformation of the Contemporary Church, Part 2
The Health and the Reformation of the Contemporary Church, Part 3
The Health and the Reformation of the Contemporary Church, Part 4
The Health and the Reformation of the Contemporary Church, Part 5
Leading the Saints


Eschatology:
A Doctrine Left Behind - The unintended consequence of misunderstanding the rapture
How Does New Covenant Theology Relate to Futuristic Premillennialism? (associated TMSJ article)
Ready or Not - A biblical look at the rapture of the church
Have We Missed It? - Critiquing the controversial claims of Preterism
Why I am a Premillennialist, Part 1
Why I am a Premillennialist, Part 2
The Prophetic Future of Iraq
A Case for the Pretribulational Rapture (associated TMSJ article)
Why I'm Not a Covenantalist
Hell: Never, Forever, or Just for Awhile? (associated TMSJ article)
Overview of Prophecy About the Antichrist
The Drama of Prophecy


Pneumatology:
The Healing Promise
Scripture and Divine Healing - Cessationism (associated TMSJ article)
Combating Charismatic Theology - Arming you with the tools to unmask the dangerous deception of experience-driven theology
Third Wave Issues
Does God Still Heal?

Satanology:
Unmasking Demons
The Devil Made Me Do It - A close study of demons in the world today
Who's Binding Whom - Answers to tough questions about true spiritual warfare
The Schemes of Satan, Part 1
The Schemes of Satan, Part 2
Satan's Last Fling

Soteriology:
Sanctification - The Biblical Basics
The Atonement: Scripture on Penal Substitution
Who Will Live Forever in God's Presence?
The Paradox of the Atonement


Theology Proper:
God's Glory
The Glory of God
The Impossibility of "God of the Possible" (associated TMSJ article)
The Openness of God - A Critique of Greg Boyd
Overview: The Kingdom of God
Pleasing God
Kingdom Greatness, Part 1
Kingdom Greatness, Part 2

Unmasking Satan - An Exposé of the Devil's Schemes:
Unmasking Satan: The Scheme of Sensationalism, Matthew 4:1-11 NEW
Unmasking Satan: The Scheme of Eccumenism, Selected Scriptures NEW
Unmasking Satan: The Scheme of Situationalism, Acts 5:1-10 NEW
Unmasking Satan: The Scheme of Individualism, 1 Corinthians 7:1-5 NEW
Unmasking Satan: The Scheme of Materialism, Job 1-2 NEW
Unmasking Satan: The Scheme of Pessimism, 1 Thessalonians 2:14-3:8 NEW
Unmasking Satan: The Scheme of Negativism, 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 NEW
Unmasking Satan: The Scheme of Defeatism, Luke 22:31-34 NEW
Unmasking Satan: The Scheme of Cultism, Luke 22:3-6 NEW
Unmasking Satan: The Scheme of Assertivism, Ephesians 4:26-27 NEW
Victory in Jesus, Selected Scriptures NEW

High Performance Marriage:
High Performance Marriage, Part 1 NEW
High Performance Marriage, Part 2 NEW
High Performance Marriage, Part 3 NEW
High Performance Marriage, Part 4 NEW
High Performance Marriage, Part 5 NEW
Q&A with Dick & "B" NEW
Mastering the Fundamentals NEW
Apples of Gold NEW
Fighting God's Way NEW
Living with Imperfection NEW
You and Your Child NEW
The Act of Marriage NEW

Imitations of Christianity - Cults:
Examining Modern Cults: The Tara Foundation NEW
The Mirage of Mormonism NEW
Witnesses to Confusion (Jehovah's Witnesses) NEW
The Old New Age (New Age Movement) NEW

Spiritual Intimacy:
Knowing God's Will NEW
Finding God's Will, Part 1 NEW
Finding God's Will, Part 2 NEW
Worshipping God NEW
Grace Giving NEW
Glorifying God, Part 1 NEW
Glorifying God, Part 2 NEW
Power Prayer NEW
Wondrous Worship NEW
Pleasing God NEW
Kingdom Greatness, Part 1 NEW
Kingdom Greatness, Part 2 NEW


Pastoral Ministry Messages

What Would Jesus Think of Your Church?
Why Pastors Fail - Avoiding the most common pitfalls in ministry
The Devil Made Me Do It - A close study of demons in the world today
Wet Behind the Ears - How to avoid drowning in the early years of ministry
Blind Spot - The five biggest mistakes spiritual leaders make
From Congregational To Elder Rule - When and how to change church government
The Pathway to Eldership - The qualities and making of a leader
The Health and the Reformation of the Contemporary Church, Part 1 (associated article)
The Health and the Reformation of the Contemporary Church, Part 2
The Health and the Reformation of the Contemporary Church, Part 3
The Health and the Reformation of the Contemporary Church, Part 4
The Health and the Reformation of the Contemporary Church, Part 5


Book Studies

Song of Solomon:

Song of Solomon 1-8, Singing Solomon's Song
Song of Solomon 1:2-3:5, Solomon Went A-Courtin', Part 1
Song of Solomon 1:2-3:5, Solomon Went A-Courtin', Part 2
Song of Solomon 3:6-5:1, A Celebration of Love
Song of Solomon 5:2-6:3, A Lovers' First Quarrel
Song of Solomon 6:4-8:4, Make Up - Don't Break Up
Song of Solomon 8:5-14, Divorce Proof Your Marriage

1 Thessalonians:
1 Thessalonians 1:1, Paul: The Complete Shepherd
1 Thessalonians 1:1, Thessalonica: The Complete Flock
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10, The Birth of a Church, Part 1
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10, The Birth of a Church, Part 2
1 Thessalonians 2:1-6, Spiritual Leadership
1 Thessalonians 2:7-12, Models of Leadership
1 Thessalonians 2:13, God's Word at Work
1 Thessalonians 2:14-20, The Hurt of the Church, Part 1
1 Thessalonians 2:14-20, The Hurt of the Church, Part 2
1 Thessalonians 3:1-10, The Heart of the Church, Part 1
1 Thessalonians 3:1-10, The Heart of the Church, Part 2
1 Thessalonians 4:1-8, Pursuing Purity
1 Thessalonians 4:9-12, Living With Love
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, Truth for Today: Comfort for Tomorrow
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11, The Obligation of Revelation
1 Thessalonians 5:12-13, Shepherd Truth for Sheep
1 Thessalonians 5:14-22, The ABC's of Christianity, Part 1
1 Thessalonians 5:14-22, The ABC's of Christianity, Part 2
1 Thessalonians 5:14-22, The ABC's of Christianity, Part 3

2 Thessalonians:
2 Thessalonians 1:1-12, Triumphing Over Tragedy
2 Thessalonians 2:1-17, A Prophetic Puzzler, Part 1
2 Thessalonians 2:1-17, A Prophetic Puzzler, Part 2
2 Thessalonians 3:1-5, A Pastor's Prayer, Part 1
2 Thessalonians 3:1-5, A Pastor's Prayer, Part 2
2 Thessalonians 3:6-15, Discipline in the Church

James:

James 1:1, James Who?, Part 1
James 1:1, James Who?, Part 2
James 1:2-12, How to Cope With Trouble, Part 1
James 1:2-12, How to Cope With Trouble, Part 2
James 1:2-12, How to Cope With Trouble, Part 3
James 1:13-18, How to Beat Temptation, Part 1
James 1:13-18, How to Beat Temptation, Part 2
James 1:19-20, How to Control Anger, Part 1
James 1:19-20, How to Control Anger, Part 2
James 1:21-27, Marks of True Religion, Part 1
James 1:21-27, Marks of True Religion, Part 2
James 1:21-27, Marks of True Religion, Part 3
James 2:1-13, How to Unify the Church, Part 1
James 2:1-13, How to Unify the Church, Part 2
James 2:1-13, How to Unify the Church, Part 3
James 2:14-26, True Saving Faith, Part 1
James 2:14-26, True Saving Faith, Part 2
James 2:14-26, True Saving Faith, Part 3
James 2:14-26, True Saving Faith, Part 4
James 3:1-12, Taming Your Tongue, Part 1
James 3:1-12, Taming Your Tongue, Part 2
James 3:1-12, Taming Your Tongue, Part 3
James 3:13-18, The Wise Walk, Part 1
James 3:13-18, The Wise Walk, Part 2
James 3:13-18, The Wise Walk, Part 3
James 3:13-18, The Wise Walk, Part 4
James 3:13-18, The Wise Walk, Part 5
James 4:1-10, Trouble in River City, Part 1
James 4:1-10, Trouble in River City, Part 2
James 4:1-10, Trouble in River City, Part 3
James 4:11-12, Stop Playing God!, Part 1
James 4:13-17, Stop Playing God!, Part 2
James 5:1-6, Stop Playing God!, Part 3
James 5:7-12, How to Fare Well in an Unfair World, Part 1
James 5:7-12, How to Fare Well in an Unfair World, Part 2
James 5:13-20, Divine Healing Today
James 5:13-20, Are Anointing Services For Me?, Part 1
James 5:13-20, Are Anointing Services For Me?, Part 2

Revelation:
Revelation 1-22, Christ Unveiled, Part 1
Revelation 1-22, Christ Unveiled, Part 2
Revelation 1:1-8, The Glory of Christ, Part 1
Revelation 1:4-11, The Glory of Christ, Part 2
Revelation 1:12-20, The Glory of Christ, Part 3
Revelation 1:12-20, The Glory of Christ, Part 4
Revelation 2:1-7, The "Lost Love" Church
Revelation 2:8-11, The "Suffering" Church
Revelation 2:12-17, The "Compromising" Church
Revelation 2:18-29, The "Tolerating" Church
Revelation 3:1-6, The "Dying" Church
Revelation 3:7-13, The "Obedient" Church
Revelation 3:14-22, The "Useless" Church
Revelation 4:1-11, God's Heavenly Throne, Part 1
Revelation 4:1-11, God's Heavenly Throne, Part 2
Revelation 5:1-14, The Living Lamb, Part 1
Revelation 5:1-14, The Living Lamb, Part 2
Revelation 6-19, Christ's Future Plans
Revelation 6:1-8, God's Wrath Unsealed, Part 1
Revelation 6:1-8, God's Wrath Unsealed, Part 2
Revelation 6:1-17, God's Wrath Unsealed, Part 3
Revelation 7:1-9, The 144,000
Revelation 7:9-17, Satan's Slaughter
Revelation 8:1-13, God's Wrath Sounded, Part 1
Revelation 8-9, God's Wrath Sounded, Part 2
Revelation 8-9, God's Wrath Sounded, Part 3
Revelation 8-9, God's Wrath Sounded, Part 4
Revelation 10:1-11, Eating A Bittersweet Book
Revelation 11:1-13, God's Two Witnesses, Part 1
Revelation 11:1-13, God's Two Witnesses, Part 2
Revelation 11:14-19, The Kingdom of God
Revelation 12:1-6, War In Heaven and Earth, Part 1 (Original audio lost.  Part 2 has summary of Part 1)
Revelation 12:7-17, War In Heaven and Earth, Part 2
Revelation (Selected Text), The Antichrist, Part 1
Revelation 13:1-10, The Antichrist, Part 2
Revelation 13:11-18, Satan's False Prophet
Revelation 14:1-20, A Preview of Coming Attractions
Revelation 15:1-16:1, God's Wrath Spilled, Part 1
Revelation 16:1-21, God's Wrath Spilled, Part 2
Revelation 16:8-21, God's Wrath Spilled, Part 3
Revelation 17:1-18, The Harlot of Babylon, Part 1
Revelation 17:1-18, The Harlot of Babylon, Part 2
Revelation 17:1-18, The Harlot of Babylon, Part 3
Revelation 18:1-3, The End Time Crash, Part 1
Revelation 18:4-24, The End Time Crash, Part 2
Revelation 19:1-10, A Heavenly Celebration
Revelation 19:11-16, The Conquering King
Revelation 19:17-21, Armageddon
Revelation 20:1-10, Satan's Last Fling
Revelation 20:11-15, The White Throne of God
Revelation 21-22, The New Jerusalem, Part 1
Revelation 21-22, The New Jerusalem, Part 2
Revelation 22:6-21, Rounding Out Revelation


Personal Testimony

Dr. Richard Mayhue's Personal Testimony (2000, The Master's College)

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