“The Shack” The Movie

Print PDFWith the movie version of “The Shack” about to come about and no doubt a fresh wave of adulation ready to sweep through the...
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Adultery, Fornication, Pornography: IMMORALITY IS ALWAYS S-T-U-P-I-D

Print PDF Ephesians 5:3 But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as is fitting for saints;  Recently...
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The best part of waking up, is Bible in your cup; mind over mattress; no Bible, no breakfast; the early bird gets the blessing.

Print PDFPsalm 143:8 (ESV) Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I...
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Sometimes we need a clean slate, a fresh start, a new beginning. God can clean your heart & give a right spirit if you ask.

Print PDFPsalm 51:10 (NKJV) Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me. One of the blessings of the living the...
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Social media brings many friends but is that good? Can you really have hundreds or thousands of friends? What’s a real friend?

Print PDFProverbs 18:24 (NKJV) A man who has friends must himself be friendly, But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. There are...
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Considering Divorce?

Print PDFMalachi 2:16 – “For the Lord God of Israel says That He hates divorce…” I get a lot of emails and questions. Frequently it is about...
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A Common Response: I Don’t Believe God Exists Because of All the Evil We See Around Us, A Loving God Would Not Allow This

Print PDFRomans 1:18-20 The anger of God is against all the evil deeds of men who in their wickedness bury and silence the truth about God. That...
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Sin always leads to death; sometimes its SLOW coming, but it always comes. There is only way one to have victory over it…

Print PDF1 Corinthians 15:56-57 (NKJV) The sting of death is sin, and the strength of sin is the law. 57 But thanks be to God, who gives us the...
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Share in the suffering of the Gospel? Really? Isn’t that pretty much opposite of preaching we hear today about the good life?

Print PDF2 Timothy 1:8 (NKJV)  Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me His prisoner, but share with me in the sufferings...
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People don’t keep promises anymore. God keeps His for one thousand generations. I think I’ll put my trust in Him instead of man.

Print PDFDeuteronomy 7:9 (NKJV)  “Therefore know that the Lord your God, He is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and mercy for a thousand...
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Peace… everyone is searching for it but there is only one TRUE source of lasting peace for troubled and fearful hearts.

Print PDFJohn 14:27 (NKJV) Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled,...
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Overcome, overcome, overcome… a single word that can define the daily Christian life. Overcome the world, your flesh, evil.

Print PDFRomans 12:21 (NKJV) Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. The world is evil and getting worse. It’s open season on...
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No matter what happens, what tragedy, what calamity, what valley, the righteous always have a place of refuge. The wicked do not.

Print PDFProverbs 14:32 (NKJV) The wicked is banished in his wickedness, But the righteous has a refuge in his death. The wicked never escape their...
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Need some marching orders? Need things simple? Watch… stand fast… be faithful, be brave, be strong. Any questions?

Print PDF1 Corinthians 16:13 (NKJV) Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong. I often get questions or hear Christians talk about how...
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Many people get the best of others simply because it is within their power to do so. Taking advantage of someone weaker is wrong.

Print PDFProverbs 22:22 (NKJV) Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Nor oppress the afflicted at the gate; Whether an individual, a business, a...
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Discernment: Knowing Essentials from Non-Essentials… Unity vs. Liberty… Love in All Things

Print PDFI have been teaching for many weeks on Wednesday night about discernment, and now focusing on knowing essentials vs non-essentials. Thought...
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Loved any enemies today? Prayed for anyone who has persecuted you? Yesterday? This year? Ever? How come? Don’t have any enemies?

Print PDFMatthew 5:44 (NKJV) But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who...
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Life & light… The hope & joy that comes with feeling alive and on the right path. You can find true life and light in one place.

Print PDFJohn 1:4  (NKJV) In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. Light and life. Just the phrase stirs up feelings of growth, joy,...
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Lack self-control? All of us do to some degree. A lack of self-control is like an unguarded home. Self-control protects us from sin.

Print PDFProverbs 25:28 (NKJV) Whoever has no rule over his own spirit, Is like a city broken down, without walls. “Rule over his own spirit…” ...
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These are Jesus’ own words, so call Him intolerant and judgmental if you want. Hear ME, believe in ME, I AM the Only Way.

Print PDFJohn 5:24 (NKJV) “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not...
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Ask Brent… Lost Questions

Print PDFHey folks,  I have an “ASK BRENT” page that has always been around and used a lot.  Someone emailed today and said “why didn’t you respond to my question?” I checked my email but had not received anything from them. I thought it... read more

Hebrews 4:14-16 – Jesus: Our Great High Priest

Print PDF   (right click to download) Hebrews 4:14-16 Our Great High Priest Hebrews 4:14-16  Our Great High Priest Hebrews 4:14–16 (NKJV)  14 Seeing then that we have a great High Priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our... read more

God Has Not Been Totally Kicked Out of Our Military

Print PDFNo doubt this will be mocked and made fun of by the godless media and the liberals and the progressives who want God banished from all things America… but these are warriors worshiping the God who gives them their divinely endowed freedoms for which... read more

Hebrews 4:12-13 – The Cutting Word

Print PDF   (right click to download) Hebrews 4:12-13 God’s Word Is Sharper Hebrews 4:12–13 (NKJV)  12 For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is... read more

Christians MUST Be Thankful

Print PDF   (right click to download) Thanksgiving 2014 1 Thessalonians 5:16–18 (NKJV)  16 Rejoice always,   17 pray without ceasing,   18 in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Washington’s Proclamation about Thanksgiving... read more

Hebrews 3:1-6 – Greater Than Moses

Print PDF   (right click to download) Hebrews 3:1-6 Jesus is Greater Than Moses The Jews so highly esteemed Moses. He was the man to whom God spoke directly… think about that… direct communication between you and God… Moses did that. He was the one who led Israel out... read more

The Rapture – Part Three

Print PDF   (right click to download) The Rapture – Part Three (Note: I recommend to you Chuck Missler’s book “The Rapture” much of which these messages are based on) Titus 2:11–14  The Blessed Hope of many Christians, is to be part of an... read more

The Rapture – Part Four

Print PDF   (right click to download) The Rapture – Part Four (Note: I recommend to you Chuck Missler’s book “The Rapture” much of which these messages are based on) The Blessed Hope Titus 2:11–14 (NKJV) Jesus going away to prepare a home for... read more

The Rapture – Part Two

Print PDF   (right click to download) The Rapture – Part Two (Note: I recommend to you Chuck Missler’s book “The Rapture” much of which these messages are based on) Review – The Blessed Hope  Titus 2:11–14 (NKJV) As the world spins out of... read more

The Rapture – Part One

Print PDF   (right click to download) The Rapture – Part One  (Note: I recommend to you Chuck Missler’s book “The Rapture” much of which these messages are based on) 1 Thessalonians 4:16–18 (NKJV)  16 For the Lord Himself will descend from... read more

Encourage Someone Encourage Yourself

Print PDF   (right click to download) Encourage Others  1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing. (NASB95) Encourage – to fill with courage or new zeal; to lift up the low in spirit or despondent; to... read more

Hebrews 4:1-10 The Promise of Rest

Print PDF   (right click to download) Hebrews 4:1-10  The Promise of Rest REST: The basic idea is that of ceasing from work or from any kind of action, labor, or exertion. It means the end of trying to please God by our feeble, fleshly works. Rest involves obtaining... read more

Hebrews 3:7-19 – The Danger of Hardening Your Heart

Print PDF   (right click to download) Hebrews 3:7-19 Do Not Harden Your Heart in UnBelief Hebrews 3:7–19 (NKJV)  7 Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says: “Today, if you will hear His voice,   8 Do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, In the day of trial in the... read more

Poor In Spirit – A Correct Understanding of Being Lost

Print PDF   (right click to download) Poor In Spirit – A Correct Understanding of Being Lost by Brent Riggs – www.seriousfaith.com  “Poor in spirit” is genuine humility produced from a correct understanding of our predicament and need; a person who rightly understands... read more

Hebrews: What’s So Great About Salvation?

Print PDF   (right click to download) Hebrews 2:3 What’s So Great About Salvation? Hebrews 2:3 (NKJV)  3 how shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation, which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed to us by those who heard Him,... read more

Hebrews: Don’t Neglect Salvation

Print PDF   (right click to download) Hebrews 2:1-4 Don’t Neglect Salvation Hebrews 2:1–4 (NKJV) 1 Therefore we must give the more earnest heed to the things we have heard, lest we drift away. 2 For if the word spoken through angels proved steadfast, and every... read more

Hebrews: Jesus Is Superior To Angels – Part Two

Print PDF   (right click to download) Jesus Is Superior to Angels – Part Two Hebrews 1:4–14 (NKJV) 3… … … … when He had by Himself purged our sins, sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high, 4 having become so much better than the angels, as He has by... read more

Hebrews: Jesus Is Superior To Angels – Part One

Print PDF   (right click to download) Jesus Is Superior to Angels – Part One Brent Riggs – www.seriousfaith.com Hebrews 1:3–14 (NKJV) 3… when He had by Himself purged our sins, sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high, 4 having become so much better... read more

Hebrews: Jesus Is Superior – Part Two

Print PDF Preached at Straightway Bible Church on March 30, 2014.   (right click to download) Jesus Is Superior – Part Two Brent Riggs – www.seriousfaith.com Hebrews 1:1–3  Jesus is Superior The first paragraph is a poetic/hymn-like presentation of Jesus Hebrews... read more

Hebrews: Jesus Is Superior – Part One

Print PDF Preached at Straightway Bible Church on March 23, 2014.   (right click to download) Jesus Is Superior – Part One Brent Riggs – www.seriousfaith.com Hebrews 1:1–3  Jesus is Superior The first paragraph is a poetic/hymn-like presentation of Jesus the... read more

The Book of Hebrews – Introduction Part 2

Print PDF Preached at Straightway Bible Church on March 16, 2014.   (right click to download) Introduction to Hebrews – Part 2 Brent Riggs – www.seriousfaith.com Hebrews 6:1 (NKJV)  Therefore, leaving the discussion of the elementary principles of Christ, let us... read more

The Book of Hebrews – Introduction Part 1

Print PDF Preached at Straightway Bible Church on March 9, 2014.   (right click to download) Introduction to Hebrews – Part 1 Brent Riggs – www.seriousfaith.com Hebrews 6:1 (NKJV)  Therefore, leaving the discussion of the elementary principles of Christ, let us... read more

The Book of Ruth – Introduction Part 2

Print PDF Preached at Straightway Bible Church on December 12, 2014.  Join me as we begin a study on one of the most beautiful stories and theologically important books of the Bible. (right click to download) Introduction to Ruth – Part 2 Brent Riggs –... read more

The Book of Ruth – Introduction Part 1

Print PDF Preached at Straightway Bible Church on December 5, 2014.  Join me as we begin a study on one of the most beautiful stories and theologically important books of the Bible. (right click to download) Introduction to Ruth – Part 1 Brent Riggs –... read more

Intelligent Designer Needed for Advanced Robot

Print PDF Intelligent Designer Needed Okay… so let me see if I understand this correctly.  It takes the smartest technology guys on the planet and hundreds of millions of dollars of research, equipment and design to create a remarkable human-like robot…... read more

What The Bible Says About Heaven – Part 2

Print PDF Preached at Straightway Bible Church on November 3, 2013.  There are lots of myths and silliness believed about Heaven which causes many Christians not to think about or long for heaven very much. (right click to download) What The Bible Says About Heaven –... read more