October 2 | Overcoming Pride

1 Peter 5:5-6, “5 In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, “God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.” 6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.” Pride is a sin…

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October 1 | Overcomer

1 John 5:5, “Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?” Disciples are called to be overcomers, more than conquerors and a terror to the spiritual forces of evil. However, many people in the church today are not living the life of a true disciple,…

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Sept. 30 | One More

Luke 15:4, “Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it?” Jesus in the above passage gave the heart that every gospel preacher should have- just one more. We in the church shouldn’t…

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Sept. 29 | The End Times and the Gospel

Matthew 24:14, “And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.” According to the “Joshua Project,” an online database for Christian missions, there are around 16,791 total people groups in the world and 7,275 are still unreached (about 43%). In…

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Sept. 28 | Persecution in Sharing the Gospel

Matthew 5:11-12, “11 Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. 12 Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.” The gospel will always be resisted by…

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Sept. 27 | The Role of the Church in Preaching the Gospel

2 Timothy 2:2, “And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others.” The church’s job concerning the gospel is to first connect sinners to the cross of Jesus, second, to train disciples to carry their cross and third, send…

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Sept. 26 | The Role of the Sinner in Receiving the Gospel

Romans 10:9, “If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.” The role of the sinner is to freely accept the universal gift of salvation and confess Jesus as Lord. God has given all men the right to freely choose…

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Sept. 25 | The Role of the Holy Spirit in Preaching the Gospel

Acts 1:8, “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” The Holy Spirit has three main roles in preaching the gospel; first, the Holy Spirit empowers the disciple to be a…

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Sept. 24 | The Role of the Word of God in Preaching the Gospel

2 Timothy 2:2, “Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage— with great patience and careful instruction.” According to Paul in today’s passage the Word of God has three main functions in preaching the gospel; mainly to (1) correct, (2) rebuke and (3) encourage. I also believe that these…

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Sept. 23 | The Role of Prayer in Preaching the Gospel

1 Timothy 2:1, “I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people.” Prayer has preceded every great move of God in history and in modern times. From the outpouring of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost to the modern day revivals sweeping across the nations of Iran, Brazil, China,…

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