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Marks of the New Testament Church

Marks of the New Testament Church By Rick Arnold Acts 2:36-47 Introduction: The Unique Church of Jesus  Jesus died, rose, ascended, sat down, poured out, and is building his church The church is a unique organism like nothing else known … Continue reading

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This is Your God: An Exposition on the Gospel of John – Message 10

Message 10. Calvary is for Everybody. By J.B. Hughes Text: John 3:13-21. Thesis: This is one of the most talked about passage in the New Testament. The 16th verse of this chapter is the most famous passage in the Bible … Continue reading

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This is Your God: An Exposition on the Gospel of John – Message 9

Message 9. The Night Visitor: A Lesson on Regeneration. By J.B. Hughes Terms: Regeneration = the act or process of regenerating or the state of being regenerated; rebirth or renewal.[i] Text: John 3:1-12. Thesis: God himself stepped into human history … Continue reading

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This is Your God: An Exposition on the Gospel of John – Message 8.

Message 8. UFC Jesus: A Lesson on Corruption. (Scale Notes) By J.B. Hughes Text: John 2:12-25. Thesis: In the first part of this chapter Jesus starts by manifesting his glory to his followers. Now he demonstrates his glory to those … Continue reading

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This is Your God: An Exposition on the Gospel of John – Message 7

Message 7. The Gospel of the New Wine. (scale notes) By J.B. Hughes Text: John 2:1-11 Thesis: All 4 themes of this gospel meet in this passage. The Creation Vs. New Creation theme in the creation of wine from nothing, … Continue reading

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This is Your God: An Exposition on the Gospel of John – Message 6.

Message 6: Come and See: A Model for Evangelism. (Scale Notes.) By J.B. Hughes Text: John 1:35-51. Thesis: How do people come to faith in Christ? Even more so, how does one bring others to faith in Jesus? Gimmicks, tools, … Continue reading

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This is Your God: An Exposition on the Gospel of John – Message 5

Message 5: The Lamp and the Light: Jesus According to John By J.B. Hughes Text: John 1:19-34 Terms: Deposition = a statement under oath, taken down in writing, to be used in court in place of the spoken testimony of … Continue reading

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This is Your God: An Exposition on the Gospel of John – Message 4

Message 4. Reactions, Responses, Results: The Story of Jesus’ Coming (Scale Notes) By J.B. Hughes Text: John 1:6-18. Thesis: How will people react to the Coming of Jesus? It would seem that all would react with welcome but sadly they … Continue reading

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This is Your God: An Exposition on the Gospel of John – Message 3.

Message 3: Why John Calls Jesus the Word. Text: John 1:1-5 By J.B. Hughes Terms: Incarnation = the doctrine that the second person of the Trinity assumed human form in the person of Jesus Christ and is completely both God … Continue reading

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This is Your God: An Exposition on the Gospel of John – Message 2

Message 2. Purpose, Style and Themes in John. (Scale Notes) By J.B. Hughes Text: John 20:31. Terms: Motif = a recurring subject, theme, idea, etc., especially in a literary, artistic, or musical work.[i] Thesis: In order to understand the purpose of a book in scripture, it is very important to know the … Continue reading

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Romans 5:1-11 The Blessings of Justification

The Blessings of Justification By Rick Arnold Romans 5:1–11 (ESV) 1 Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and … Continue reading

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Acts 2:36-47 The Marks of the Spirit Filled Church

MARKS OF A HEALTHY, SPIRIT-FILLED CHURCH Acts 2:36-47 By Rick Arnold December 30, Destiny Church, Carterville, IL Part 1: The marks of a healthy, Spirit-filled church (36-42) I. A healthy church will be founded on the Gospel II. A healthy church will teach doctrine III. A healthy church will know true fellowship IV. A healthy church will keep focused on the work of Christ V. A healthy church will be a church of strong prayer and vibrant Spirit-filled worship

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This is Your God: An Exposition on the Gospel of John – Introduction

Introduction. (Scale Notes) By J. B. Hughes Thesis: This is a basic introduction to the Gospel of John and the things one should expect from this series. These notes are extensively abridged from the original notes to provide easy notes … Continue reading

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Authentic Christianity (Matthew 22:1-14)

Authentic Christianity: The Parable of the Wedding Feast By Rick Arnold Matthew 22:1–14 (ESV) The Parable of the Wedding Feast And again Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying, 2 “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king … Continue reading

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Preaching Jesus to Indian Youth (Philippians 2:5-11)

Who is Jesus? Preaching Jesus to Indian Youth (Message in English and Hindi) By Rick Arnold Philippians 2:5–11 (NKJV) 5 Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, 6 who, being in the form of God, … Continue reading

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Doctrine 01: The Existence of God

Live Audio Podcast Audio Doctrine: Getting to Know the Story Line of the Bible Introduction to the series I. Key Words: 1. Systematic Theology – The study of the nature of God and his dealings with man in a systematic … Continue reading

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Interview: Rick and Josh discuss the reason for the Thirsty Soul Blog

The Audio above is a recorded interview between Rick Arnold and Joshua Hughes. They discuss the motivation behind the Thirsty Soul Blog as well as the methods they plan to use. The conversation is 53 minutes and they discuss various … Continue reading

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The Wise Soul Winner (Proverbs 11:30; John 4)

The Wise Soul Winner (Proverbs 11:30; John 4) By Rick Arnold The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And he who wins souls is wise. – (Proverbs 11:30) I. WHY SHOULD WE BE SOUL WINNERS?

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The Importance of Spiritual Sight (2 Corinthians 5:7)

  Importance of Spiritual Sight By Rick Arnold June 24, 2007 I. Faith is not Blind (2 Cor 5:7) I hear many talking about blind faith, but real faith is not blind. Real faith is when we trust in what … Continue reading

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Christ Our Wisdom: Making Our Calling and Election Sure (1Cor 1:26-31)

Christ Our Wisdom: Making Our Calling and Election Sure By Rick Arnold, 2005 For you see your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called. But God has chosen the … Continue reading

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