David denHartog begins our Christmas series, “And He Shall Be Called ….” How can we have joy during this Christmas season, when for so many of us there is hardship, depression, despair, or even just busy-ness and stress? In Isaiah 8:22-9:7, God gives us a promise and person so that we might have joy and peace. […]
David denHartog teaches on Matthew 6:1-6 and 16-18. We all have a desire for significance – to be somebody. The question is: to WHOM do you want to be somebody? Jesus tells us that to pass muster with God, even your motives are important, not just your actions or your heart. He wants us to […]
Members of the CBC Family shared how God has used ministries and community of Cleburne Bible to transform lives: Stephen and Amanda Burdett. Nina Mangrum. Russ Buford. Nora Reyes. Dan and Mary Olson. Skyler Heald. Paul and Shelby Osbourne. Rebecca West. (Please note, the testimonies have a low volume level. You may need to make adjustments […]
David denHartog gives a short, devotional type sermon from Ecclesiastes 2:24. We can thank God for the simple things and enjoy them. As we do that, it leads us back to remember the glory of God and praise Him more.
Dean Elliott teaches from Matthew 5:38-48, part of the Sermon on the Mount. This section is correlated with Matthew 5:7, “Blessed are the merciful.” There are two things to look at – a negative form of mercy and helping up your enemy (which looks crazy), and then we see why.
Dean Elliott teaches from Matthew 5:33-37. He takes a closer look at the flesh in order to remind ourselves of how we can have peace with God. Dean also explains to us the third of three ways that people hide the flesh – using religious language. Additional Scriptures: Leviticus 19; Romans 7:18; 2 Corinthians 5; Titus 3:2 […]
Dean Elliott continues teaching the Sermon on the Mount from Matthew 5:27-32. The law’s purpose is to reveal where we are broken, it does not save. Jesus wants us to know how to use the law to help us target the right problem. And God wants to work from the inside out. This passage shows the process […]
David denHartog continues explaining Jesus’ teachings from the Sermon on the Mount, here in Matthew 5:21-26. The Bible indicates that anger itself is not sinful in other passages, but how you respond to anger can be sinful. This passage helps us understand how we can deal with our anger in a Godly way. Additional Scripture […]
David denHartog explains Matthew 5:17-20, the expansion of the Beatitude “pure in heart.” God desires that we might be great in His kingdom, not greatness as the world believes it to be – with glitter, glamour and fame. How can we achieve the greatness that this text talks about? Scripture References: John 8; 1 Corinthians […]