Posts by Wayne Brewer

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OBEY MY VOICE

by Wayne Brewer

    “For I earnestly exhorted your fathers in the day I brought them up out of the land of Egypt, until this day, rising early and exhorting, saying, “Obey My voice”’ (Jeremiah 11:7). Throughout the Bible the exhortation for all people is to hear the voice of God and obey it. God spoke many times throughout […]

    IS THERE NO GOD IN ISRAEL?

    by Wayne Brewer

      When the children of Israel desired to have a king in order to be like the nations around them God told Samuel; “You shall solemnly warn them and show them the behavior of the king who will reign over them” (1 Samuel 8:9). Samuel then began to explain to them how they would suffer because […]

      THE LORD LOOKS UPON THE HEART

      by Wayne Brewer

        Samuel the last Judge of the people of God was given the great responsibility of anointing the next king of Israel (1 Samuel 16:1) and so the Lord said to Samuel, “…I am sending you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided myself a king among his sons.” Samuel had experienced a series of […]

        DISTRACTED LIVING

        by Wayne Brewer

          When cars first came on the scene back in the early 1900’s there may have been some things about them that would have distracted the driver, but certainly far different from 2018. The cars were creeping along at 7 to 12 miles per hour and so there was plenty of time to make a decision […]

          EIGHT DAYS STRAIGHT

          by Wayne Brewer

            Jesus said; “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit” (Matthew 28:19). There is no substitute for time being spent in the act of going and making disciples. The church at Mabelvale has just dedicated eight days […]

            Come As You Are

            by Wayne Brewer

              Jesus said; “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28). Essentially Jesus was saying to everyone “come as you are”. The message of the gospel to the world from the First Century until the Twenty-first Century has always been “come as you are”. The […]

              BRING THEM IN

              by Wayne Brewer

                One of the most well known hymns is “Bring Them In” written in 1885 by Alexcenah Thomas. You might remember this hymn that is poetically reminding the church of its responsibility to carry out the Great Commission and seek the lost. The lyrics of the hymn are as follows: “Hark! ’tis the Shepherd’s voice I […]

                WALK IN WISDOM

                by Wayne Brewer

                  The Apostle Paul wrote, “Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time” (Colossians 4:5). These inspired words place a great responsibility upon the Christian to live in manner that brings glory to Christ before those who are without Christ. Jesus had previously said, “Let your light so shine before men, that they […]

                  TO WHOM WILL YOU GO?

                  by Wayne Brewer

                    It is a fact that the Christian will have difficulties and problems while living in this earthly life and these problems will touch every aspect of the Christian’s life, but the question is; to whom will a child of God go in order to receive advice in times of trouble? The prophet Isaiah wrote to […]

                    THE VALUE OF FOREIGN MISSION WORK

                    by Wayne Brewer

                      What is the value of American Christians traveling to foreign countries to do mission work when there are lost souls right at our back door? That is a question that is sometimes asked by brethren. It is true that the Lord’s work locally must never be neglected. A congregation must always seek to reach out […]