https://youtu.be/imq7exkgrwM Pastor Josiah Nichols preaches on Matthew 6:1-4 on Jesus rebuking the practices of the scribes and Pharisees, as well as teaching His disciples how to live in the kingdom of heaven.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RN7_nGUocU&feature=youtu.be Pastor Josiah Nichols preaches on Jesus' final rebuke of the teaching of the scribes and the Pharisees, to love their enemies (Matthew 5:43-48). The final summation is that the law requires you to be perfect as God is perfect. So salvation must come from Jesus and not our own good works.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLWHFjAqwPs&t=104s Pastor Josiah Nichols Preaches on Matthew 5:38-42. It is Jesus fifth rebuke of the rabbinical tradition of the scribes and Pharisees. This rebuke is on how they twist the law to unlawfully retaliate. Jesus' kingdom has no room for selfishness and pride.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnjSzXTdpkM&feature=youtu.be Pastor Josiah Nichols teaches on the Sermon on the Mount and Jesus' fourth part of His six part rebuke of the teaching of the scribes and Pharisees. Jesus condemns false oaths. Christians are to be men and women of the truth.
“It has been said, ‘Anyone who divorces his wife must give her a certificate of divorce.’ But I tell you that anyone who divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, makes her the victim of adultery, and anyone who marries a divorced woman commits adultery." (Matthew 5:31-32, ESV) https://youtu.be/MPiWlmkY3Dc Pastor Josiah Nichols shows Jesus' teaching … Continue reading The King Uncovers the Law: Divorce
As it is written, “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.” Romans 9:13 ESV Many people say that interpreting the Bible is hard. I think that the main thing that complicates interpreting the Bible is how we read it. The Bible is not an inspirational verse calendar. It is not a science text book, a fairy … Continue reading How To Interpret A Bible Verse
I live in an area where almost everyone has Jehovah's Witnesses or Mormon missionaries coming to their door. Everyone gets them except me. I'm very sad about that, because I love sharing the gospel with them whenever I can. Most of the time they get doors slammed in their faces. I mean, I'm glad that … Continue reading If You are a Christian, Don’t Turn Away Mormon Missionaries!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqJZhqDQEDw&feature=youtu.be Josiah Nichols explains why he is no longer the pastor at Porterville Congregational Christian Church.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJPKpyd3ULc&feature=youtu.be Pastor Josiah Nichols explains that only people who love the Word of God can preach the Bible verse by verse. He explains Nehemiah 8:1-8 and 2 Timothy 3:12-4:5 to show what biblical preaching is.
Recently I received a letter from a concerned Jehovah's Witness telling me we were living in the last days. She enclosed a gospel tract and asked me to read it. I felt compelled to write her back. She will be referred to in this copy as JW. Dear JW, Thank you for taking the time … Continue reading A Letter to Jehovah’s Witnesses