Worthy to Suffer: A Special Series on Persecution

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Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted: SFW31

This  the 4th and final lesson in our series on persecution: “Worthy to Suffer” In this lesson Bro. Smithson reviews the steps we can all take to adopt the proper view of persecution and what we can do to prepare to face persecution if it comes.   Other lessons...
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Do Not Be Surprised: SFW30

This is the third lesson in out series on Persecution: “Worthy to Suffer” In this lesson, Bro Smithson examines the prevalence of persecution in our world today.  He especially examines the increasing tide of persecutions here in the United States and reminds us that...
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Perilous Times Will Come: SFW29

This is the 2nd lesson in our series on Persecution: Perilous Times Will Come In this lesson, Bro Smithson continues reviews the history of persecution against God’s faithful from the close of the New Testament up to recent history. As a part of this review Bro Smithson...
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From the Blood of Abel: SFW28

This is the first lesson in our series on the topic of persecution: “Worthy to Suffer” In this lesson Bro. Smithson reviews the history of persecution we find recorded in the Bible.  From the beginning to to the first century, we find that God’s righteous people...
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Why do So Few Enter the Strait and Narrow Way? SFW27

This is the 7th sermon in our Spring 2015 Gospel Meeting with Johnie Edwards. In this sermon Bro. Edwards examines the question of why so few people enter the “narrow way” as described by Jesus in Matthew 7:13-14. Why do so few enter the strait and narrow way? 1...
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What Makes a Church Grow? – SFW26

This is the sixth lesson of our Gospel Meeting with Johnie Edwards.  In this lesson Bro. Edwards presents six requirements for the growth of a local church. Churches grow when: 1)  You put the seed in the soil.  (Luke 8:11-15,  Haggai 2:19) 2) The church practices discipline...
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Why Send Ananias? – SFW25

This is the 5th lesson from our Spring 2015 Gospel meeting with speaker Johnie Edwards. In this lesson Bro. Edwards examines carefully the conversion of the Apostle Paul who was taught by a Christian named Ananias. Key Passage: Acts 9:10-11 There was no need to send Ananias to...
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Things That Are Temporary – SFW24

In this lesson Bro. Edwards shares a list of things that the Bible reveals are temporary in nature. This is the 4th  lesson from Johnie Edwards presented in our spring Gospel Meeting. Just click the play button above to listen.
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How to Read and Understand the Bible: SFW23

In this lesson Bro. Edwards shares 10 rules for how to read and understand the Bible: This is the third lesson from Johnie Edwards presented in our spring Gospel Meeting. Just click the play button above to listen. Key Passages: Ephesians 3:3-5 and 2 Timothy 2:15. 1. When Bible...
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