How Can I Fear?

by Benjamin Burks on May 15, 2013 · 0 comments

2 Timothy 1:6-10, “Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.  (7)  For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.  (8)  Be not thou therefore […]

To Covet … Or Not To Covet

by Benjamin Burks on May 4, 2011 · 0 comments

1 Corinthians 12:31, “But covet earnestly the best gifts: and yet shew I unto you a more excellent way.” In our study with covetousness, we have been talking about all the places in Scripture that tell us not to covet. Exodus 20:17 commands us, “Thou shalt not covet.” However, today’s passage commands us to “covet […]

Gifts of Remembrance

by Benjamin Burks on December 15, 2010 · 1 comment

Have you ever received a special gift? With the “hustle and bustle” of the Christmas season, I often wonder how many people sing “Jingle Bells” and how many sing “Juggle Bills”! The shopping malls are filled with people searching for “the perfect gift.” A popular Christmas song speaks of different levels of giving during the […]