Building Strong Families Intentionally – A Road Map for Family Life

David denHartog teaches from Ephesians 5 and 6. When loving others through building our family intentionally, discipleship can first be defined by one’s marriage relationship. Marriage allows opportunity for refinement and growth, which is then a means and measurement for discipleship. Discipleship also occurs within the parent-child relationship, no matter how old the parents or […]

Pursuing Christ Passionately

Pastor Dave teaches from Philippians 3:7-16. The mission of Cleburne Bible Church is to transform lives by making disciples through the grace and truth of our Lord Jesus Christ. But what defines a disciple? What does it mean to pursue christ passionately? In this passage, Paul gives four main points about pursing Christ passionately. Scripture […]

Behold Your God

David denHartog teaches from Isaiah 40:1-11. As we all know, life has not been the same since Covid-19 hit in 2020. We are in need of comfort for our anxious hearts during such uncertain times. This type of comfort only comes from God.  The theme of this chapter in Isaiah is comfort and the focus […]

A Higher Level

David denHartog teaches from Leviticus 11:1-47, which explains dietary restrictions given to the Israelites.  Why were these important?  What did it look like for Israel to be set apart?  What does the New Testament have to say in regard to these same things?  What does it look like for us to be set apart? Additional […]

When God Shows Up

David denHartog teaches from Leviticus 9:1-24.  Is going to church and/or your quiet time with God just a box to check off or is it a time to connect with Him?  How do we experience fellowship with God?  What are the factors necessary if God is going to show up? Additional Scripture references: Revelation 3:20; […]

Sin is Serious

David denHartog teaches from Leviticus 4:1-5:13.  There are lots of things we do that unintentionally hurt another person.  The offering in this passage is the ‘sin offering’ or ‘purification offering.’  Its purpose was to restore fellowship with God.  What does the offering cover?  What does this offering mean for us today? Additional Scripture references:  I […]

Turning on the Power

David denHartog, for Easter Sunday, teaches from Romans 5:8-10.  Easter is about transformed lives.  How do you experience such a life?  The same power that resurrected Jesus from the grave is available to you and I to transform and change our lives.  How does one turn on that power? Additional Scripture references:  Romans 3:23; Romans […]

Becoming a God-Pleaser

David denHartog teaches the first in a new series on Leviticus: HOLY HOLY HOLY Lord God Almighty.  Through Leviticus, we can greater understand the work of Jesus Christ.  The dominant theme in Leviticus is holiness and how to maintain fellowship with a holy God.  In Leviticus 1:1-9, we see the offering of the burnt offering.   […]

Anchors of Truth in Uncertain Times

David denHartog teaches from Ezekiel 38, as an epilogue to the series: What in the World is Happening?  The world is changing at a rapid rate and we live in very uncertain times.  What we need are some anchors of truth that will keep us strong and steadfast.  As believers, we are not to be […]

State of the Church 2022

In Psalm 136, we see a recount of God’s loyal love through creation and the story of Israel.  We are called to celebrate God’s loyal love, His “hesed.”  Cleburne Bible is required by its constitution to share a ‘state of the church’ every year.  David denHartog, Dean Elliott, Tom Worthley, Kevin Bentley, Kevin Sale, and […]