Bulletin Inserts
(Various Devotional and Doctrinal Messages)

These messages are formatted so that they may be used as inserts in church bulletins.
Our thanks to Pastor John Helgerson for formatting most of these and for the artwork.


The Bible
People Use Scripture to Try to Prove and Justify Almost Anything
Treating the Bible as a Love Letter
Same Arguments from Different Preachers
Burning and Spurning (Bible Burning Demonstrations)
A Most Remarkable Prophecy Uttered by Joshua (1 Kings 16:34)

Can Any Good Thing Come Out of Yale?  (William Phelps and the Importance of Knowing the Bible)
What American Presidents Have Said About the Bible
Will God Do What He Says?
The Pueblo Bible
How is Your Reception?

God's Attributes (The Glory of Who God Is)
God's Awe-Inspiring Power and Its Practical Significance

Gems from God's Word
Can Any Virtue be Found in Job’s Miserable Comforters?
Col. 1:24 - A Puzzling Verse - Completing the Afflictions of Christ??
Animals on a Mission!
The Man Whose Secret Was Revealed (Abimelech)
The Believers Were Called Christians First at Antioch (Acts 11:26)

A Peaceful Sleep and an Angelic Wake-Up Call (Acts 12:6-8)
No Worries Because We Have the Ark (1 Samuel 4) [full page edition]
David Spares His Enemy (1 Samuel 24)
A Deep Sleep Caused by the Lord (Adam, Abraham, Saul's Army)
The First and Second Kings (Saul and David)

Leah's Inner Beauty
The Childhood Companion of a Murderous King
Foolish Nabal and His Godly Ancestor (1 Samuel 25)
Against Insurmountable Odds
The Awesome God of Wonders (Job 37)

The Decision that Destroyed the Kingdom (Rehoboam--2 Chron.10)
From a Fisherman to a Shepherd (John 21:15-19)
The Good Hand of My God Upon Me (Ezra 7:9-10)
Ezra Was Embarrassed (Ezra 8:21-23)
Mary and Martha (Luke 10:38-42)

An Expression of Great Certainty Found in Psalm 23:6
Lessons from the Animal Kingdom
Seven "Musts" Found in the Gospel of John
We Can Learn Vital Bible Truths From the Life of Haman
Great Truths Expressed by a Little Word [ALL]

Have You Considered God's Special Mathematics?
Elijah's God-Exalting Prayer At Mt. Carmel
Psalm 22 - From the Death of One to the Praise of Many
God and the Nations (Acts 17:26)
The True Brothers of Jesus

Foundational Truths from Genesis Chapters 1 and 2
The Spears That Did Not Kill
Man Proposes and God Disposes (Nebuchadnezzar and Napoleon)
Starting From Scratch (Jeremiah and William Carey)
The Significance of a Little Greek Word ("without")

Adorning the Doctrine of our God and Saviour (Titus 2:10).
The Abiding Guilt of Joseph's Brothers
Going Above and Beyond (Rebecca's Example, Genesis 24)
Learning From a Little Child (Matthew 18:2-4)
Not So Happy Birthdays! (Pharaoh and Herod)

Which is Easier? (Mark 2:1-12)
The Consistent Courage of Caleb
Run It By the LORD (Joshua 9:14)--The Deception of the Gibeonites)
David's Sin of Numbering His Military Forces (2 Samuel 24)


 The Person, Work and Life of Christ
My Lord and Saviour - He's Everything To Me
The Uniqueness of Jesus Christ
Lessons from the Temptations of Christ
The Priesthood and the Advocacy of Christ Compared
Which Side of the Cross Are We On?

The Three Appearings of Christ (Hebrews 9:24-28)
Ten Titles of Christ in John Chapter 1 Which Point to His Deity
Our Saviour's Amazing Accomplishments for Sinful Men and Women
In Control - Amazing Events in the Life of Christ
The Lamb Without Blemish and Without Spot

Our Blessed Savior! One Person Having Two Natures
History's Most Important Birth
Fascinating Facts Pertaining to Our Matchless Saviour
The True Brothers of Jesus
Christ is Everything!

Painful Omniscience

Christ's Death
The Arrest of Christ: Synchronized Falling--First Backwards and Then Down (John 18:6)
Four Prominent Thieves/Criminals Associated With the Death of Christ
The Crucifixion Psalm (Psalm 22) - Seven Amazing Predictions
The Great Magnet (John 12:32-33)
Two Kisses Relating to our Lord's Substitutionary Death
No Greater Love (Air Florida Flight 90)

Christ's Resurrection
The Empty Tomb and Fake News
Resurrection Sunday and April Fool's Day
Special Resurrection Appearances
Remarkable Yet Puzzling Resurrection Appearances
Who Can Escape Death’s Clutches? (Houdini and the Risen Christ)

Something Happened! (Christ's Resurrection)
The Resurrection Predicted Hundreds of Years in Advance
Resurrection Surprises

The Holy Spirit
The Word That Involves Both Love and Hate (Eph. 4:30)
The Indispensable Spirit

Bible Characters
The Job Response (Job 1:20)
Abraham--Not Where, When, How or Why but Who!
Mary's Magnificent Magnificat
Mary's Last Recorded Words
The Apostle Paul's Three Great Certainties

Abraham--A Promise and a Command (Gen. 22:1-14)
Abraham--God Will Provide a Lamb (Gen. 22:8)
Paul and Barnabbas--A Strong Disagreement Between Two Men of God
Cyrus the Great--God's Instrument (Isaiah 45:1)
Peter, James and John--God Chooses a Special Path for Each One

Four Studies on Joseph, the Husband of Mary:
(1) The New Testament Joseph
(2) The Curse of Jehoiachin (also called Jeconiah, Jeconias and Coniah)
(3) Was Joseph the Father of Jesus?
(4)  Joseph's Thoughtful Deliberation

Dear Friend (Wonderful Salvation Message by Charles Woodbridge)
Heaven's Immigration Policy
Auto Recalls and the Creator's Recall
Sacrificing One's Son so that Many Might be Saved
Boldly Confessing Christ (Luke 12:8)

Professing that they Know God (Tit. 1:15-16)
A Tale of Two Brothers - Salvation Illustration
Pierced by a Mighty Sword (Acts 2:37)
The Transforming Power of the Gospel (Mitsuo Fuchida)
Whose Fault Is It? [Is God to Blame for Man's Condition?]

The Sobering Exclusiveness and Wonderful Inclusiveness of the Gospel (Acts 4:12)
The Plague of Pluralism (John 14:6)
Salvation and Discipleship--Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
The Skydiver who Forgot His Parachute
Lessons from the Repentant Malefactor

The Dying Prayers of the Lord Jesus and Stephen
Have You Ever Been to Calvary?
What Does It Mean To Believe? (John Paton)
The Gospel According to Barabbas
Is Salvation Easy or Hard?

The Tragedy of a Pardon Refused
Paul's Conversion--A Model for Others (Acts 9)
Titanic Victim John Harper Preaching the Gospel in Icy Waters
Don't Be Caught By Surprise
Seeing is Believing---Or Is It?

God Seeking and Saving a Lost One Like Me [one page format]
A Debt We Could Never Pay [one page format]
Struggling With Assurance of Salvation
Thank God for His Justice, Mercy and Grace
"It Doesn't Make Any Difference What Anyone Believes" (Machen's Answer to This)

The Wonders of Free Justification by Grace (Romans 3:24)
Monkeys or Kittens? (God's Keeping Power)
The Spiritual Division of All Mankind
It's Hard to Argue Against a Changed Life!
Faith--What It Is and What It Is Not

If You Were Arrested For Being a Christian, Would There Be Enough Evidence to Convict You?
You Are Not Saved Yet! (The Future Aspect of Our Salvation)
Filthy Rags (Isaiah 64:6)
What is My Relationship to the Truth?
A Dilemma That Only God Could Solve! Proverbs 17:15 (Justification)

The Dilemma of the Evil Within (Mark 7:21-23)
Comparisons and Contrasts of Immense Consequences (Romans 5:11-21)
"No" Truth (How the Word "no" Expresses the Gospel)

Eternal Security
The Absurdity of Rejecting Eternal Security
Safe and Secure Forever (John 10:27-30)
The Believer Will Never Thirst, Never Die, Never Be Lost (The Water of Life)
Never, Never, Never!
The Apostle Paul--Thrice Fully Persuaded!

Assurance of Salvation
Why Believers Struggle with Assurance of Salvation

Law and Grace
The Absurdity of Rejecting Eternal Security
The Excellencies of Dispensationalism
Do the Heathen Know What is Right and Wrong? (Rom. 2:15)
It is Absolutely Necessary [the Greek term dei]

The Three "Groans" of Romans Chapter 8
The Importance of Doctrine and a Biblical Understanding of Love

The Christian Life
The Single Eye (Matt. 6:22-23)
This Poor Man Cried
Abraham--Not Where, When, How or Why but Who!
Imitating Men of God
Imitating Women of God

Every Blessing is in Christ
Heavenly Care, Comfort and Resources
Don't Be A Dead Sea Christian!
What God Has Promised
Leaving our First Love (Rev. 2:4)

A  Love Relationship, not a Legal Relationship (Rom. 7:4)
The Christian Life--Knowing, Loving and Pleasing a Person (Phil. 1:21)
Salvation and Discipleship--Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Should I Join the Believers? (Acts 5:13--discipleship)
God Sees and God Cares (The Widow's Mites--Luke 21:1-4)
The Job Response (Job 1:20)

Two Devotionals on Worry from Matthew 6--Matt. 6:25; Matt. 6:34; Both Devotionals
Growth in Grace Involves Recognition of the Sinfulness of Sin
A Greek Adverb - "Always, At All Times"
A Heart Examination [Color Format]
Starting the Day With God (The Morning Watch)

Not I, But Christ (Gal. 2:20)
Manna Gathering Instructions (Exodus 16)
Oh No! Don't Pray That!
Fight the Good Fight of Faith (1 Tim. 6:12)
Be Not Slack to Claim What God Has Given to You! (Josh. 18:3)

True Biblical Love [What It Is and What It Is Not], Part 1
True Biblical Love [What It Is and What it Is Not], Part 2
True Biblical Love [What It Is and What it Is Not], Part 3

He Makes No Mistakes!
Jesus Cares (1 Peter 5:7)
Doing Everything in Jesus' Name (Col. 3:17)
The Procedure for Conquering the Crisis (2 Chron. 20)
Keeping Calm in the Crisis (Psalm 37)

Arno Gaebelein and Personal Sacrifice
Every Day is a Day of Reckoning (Rom. 6:11)
The Great Reversal (Rom. 6:11)
The Apostle Paul's Three Great Certainties
Not Even Death Can Separate Us (Rom. 8:38-39)

Surrounded (Psalm 32)
Take Me, Break Me, Make Me
How Do I Follow Hard After God? (Psalm 63:8)
The Fixed Heart (Psalm 57:7; 1098:1; 112:7)

God's Very Name is Jealous! (Exodus 34:14)
The Jealousy of God Demands that We Be Zealous For Him
The High Cost of Worry (John Lineberry)
Spiritual Declension Versus Apostasy (H. Ironside)
The Believers Present and Future Described in Two Words

Transformation (2 Cor. 3:18; Rom. 12:2) - Lesson From a Bullfrog
The Devil's Lie (With Respect to God's Will for my Life)

The Christian Life (Continued)

What Motivates Our Service for Christ (President Roosevelt Illustration)
The World or the Word (1 John 2:15-17)
Self-Confidence or Christ-Confidence (Phil.3:3)
Can God Use Me?
Fascinating What God Chooses to Use!

The Blessings Which Flow From Obedience
Wave After Wave of Trouble; Wave After Wave of Grace
God's Perfect Timing
Sinless Perfection and Sinful Imperfection (1 John 2:1)
Commitment--The Stirring Example from an African Pastor

Twenty-One Paradoxes of the Christian Life
Rejecting God as King
The Little Things Are So Important (Luke 16:10)
Where is Our Treasure? [Our Spending Tells On Us]
Pillow Verses (For Those With Sleeping Difficulties)

Blameless (1 Sam. 12; Dan. 6; 1 Tim. 3)
God's Working and the Believer's Working
Have You Been Lightened? (Psalm 34:5)
The Lord Can Do A Lot With a Little!
Lessons of Grace Learned in the School of Affliction

Are You At Wit's End Corner?
Serious Trouble, Sure Deliverance, Special Glorifcation (Psalm 50:15)
Imitating the Saints of Old
Things Don't Just Happen (Poem) - One Page Format
David Brainerd's Five Keys to Happiness

Godliness--The Neglected Virtue
The Fear of Man [Version 1] [Version 2]
Seven Paradoxes in Peter's First Epistle
Modern Proverbs
Humility Personified

Wrong is Always Wrong!
Can't Do Without; Can Do Without!
He Loved Me; Thy Way Not Mine, O Lord
Does God Want His People to be Unhappy?
Thy Will Not Mine

Resurrection Life (Romans 6)
A Lettuce Salad in the Letter to the Hebrews ("Let us...")
Viewing Our Afflictions in the Light of Eternity (2 Cor. 4:17)
Constantly Abiding (John 15:1-10)
Overcoming Severe Trials God's Way - One Page Format

God Sees and God Cares!  (1 Peter 1:5; Psalm 55:22)
The Triune Comforter - One Page Format
One Thing (Five Key Passages Which Speak of "One Thing")
A Christian Perspective on SELF
Heavenly Care, Comfort and Resources

Identifying With Our Suffering, Persecuted and Afflicted Brethren (Hebrews 13:3)

The Christian Life (continued)

Three Requirements for a God-Pleasing Life
Lesson from a Farm (Message for the Backslider)
God's Ways and My Delays
UPgrading My Christian Life
The Believer's Two Locations (John 16:33)

AAA to the Rescue (Three Keys to Handling Trials)
Do We Fear Death Like Others?
How Important is Keeping Our Word?
Don't Forget!

Return Unto Me (God's Message for Those Who Have Strayed From God)

Soul Flight Series (Isaiah 40:31)
Soul Flight #1 - Soul Flight
Soul Flight #2 - Soul Serenity
Soul Flight #3 - Soul Food

Heart Garden Series
Heart Garden Plan (1)

Preparing and Protecting My Heart Garden (2)
My Heart Garden Blooms (3)

Terminal - Your End is Near!
Be Not Weary! (Gal. 6:9)
Grounded and Gazing
Looking Through Binoculars (Viewing God and Our Circumstances)
The Treasures of Darkness

The Wonder of the Indwelling
The Indwelling - What Should This Truth Mean To Me?
Treasures of the Night
Let's Edit (Biblically Handling One's Thoughts)
Touch Not (The Blessing and Curse of Touching)

Serious Team Players
Our Earthly Battle
What Does Faith, Love and Hope Produce?
Changed and Changing (2 Cor. 3:18)
The Chief End of Man (To Glorify God and Enjoy Him Forever)

Some New Thing
Helpful Thoughts on Trials and Afflictions
Discovering God in the Ordinary
An Overview of Galatians 2:20
God's Wisdom Concerning Tomorrow

Fear and Faith - They Cannot Coexist
Remembering That God Is On Our Side
We Can Carry Nothing Out!
Basic Principles For Christian Living
The Vertical and the Horizontal

The Christian Life (continued)

How Hot Are We? (Serving the Lord with Godly Enthusiasm)
No Earthly Good???
"Mark Five" - Five Comforting Truths From Mark's Gospel
When Believers Fall and Fail?
Weak and Strong; Strong and Weak

Priorities - Choose You This Day!
Conversations With Myself!
Beholding Him! (Psalm 27:4)
How Happy is the Surrounded Believer! (Psalm 32:7,10)
An Ordered Life

No Longer!  The Watchword for the Christian Life

Prayer, Bible Study, Personal Quiet Time with the Lord, Growth in Christ
What Hinders My Prayers From Being Answered?
Lord, Teach Us To Pray (Luke 11:1; Matt. 6:5-15)
The Danger of Neglecting Personal Devotions
Are You Glued to God's Word?  (Psalm 119:31)
George Müller--Man of Prayer, Man of the Word

O What a Beautiful Morning! (Getting in Tune With God in the Morning)
Reading and Practicing the Precious Word of God
Living in View of Eternity
A Prayer Meeting by the River
Sentence Sermons on Prayer

Helpful Thoughts on Bible Reading and Bible Study
Ten "Musts" If I Am To Understand God's Word
My Approach To God
"Grow in Grace" (2 Peter 3:18)

Worship:  Finding What He Was Looking For
True Worship from the Heart

Worship and Admiration (Tozer)
Worship and Love For Christ (Tozer)
Worship and Wonder (Tozer)

The Silence of Reverential Awe and Thoughts on Applause
Reverence--An Indispensable Aspect of True Worship
Learning From Fanatics

Missions and Personal Evangelism
Powerful and Effective Messengers (Gospel Tracts)
The Fear of Man and the Fear of God  [Version 2]
Hating the Sin but Loving the Sinner
Spirit-Led Personal Evangelism (Acts 8:35)
A Question that Most Christians Dread to Hear

The Christian's Ministry--Bearing Christ's Name (Acts 9:15)
A True Example of Love - Moravian Missionaries and a Leper Village
Peter's Prison Ministry (Acts 12) by Dr. John Whitcomb
John G. Paton--Trained by a Pandemic
Helpful Thoughts on Personal Evangelism (Sentence Sermons)

We Must Not Hold Our Peace! (2 Kings 6-7)

The Christian Home and Family
A Lesson in Biblical Manhood from the Titanic
An Unusual Act in the Maternity Ward (2 Tim. 3:15)
Sex, Marriage, Family and Man's Wicked Rebellion (Genesis 1-2; Exodus 20)

The Local Church
12 Things to Remember When Giving a Testimony by Pastor Jim Delany
Super Sunday - A Matter of Priorities
The Silence of Reverential Awe and Thoughts on Applause
The Greatness of God's Assembly (1 Timothy 3:15)
Preach [Herald] the Word (2 Timothy 4:2)

Assembling with the Saints to Meet with the Living Lord (Heb. 20:25)
God Can Use Deacons in a Marvelous Way (Acts 6:1-8)
Tardiness--Is It Fitting For a True Worshiper?
Essential and Non-Essential Beliefs???
How To Improve My Pastor's Preaching

Do We Practice What We Hear Preached? (Chrysostom)
One With Christ (excellent poem by Pastor Jim Delany)
Our Unseen Head - Wonderful Object Lesson for a Church Business Meeting
The Four Looks of Communion
The Preciousness of the Fear of God

Humor in 1 Corinthians 12 (the importance of every member)

Hating What God Hates (Prov. 6:16-19)
The Sower of Discord (Prov. 6:19)

"Nevertheless, the High Places Were Not Removed"
God's Rainbow and the LGBT Rainbow
The Making of a Mass Murderer

My Advocate (1 John 2:1)
Wicked King Manasseh
Being Sorry, Asking Forgiveness, or Confessing? (1 John 1:9)
Gradually Becoming Accustomed to Sin (Romans 12:9)
Do You Mean I Can't Sin At All? (1 John 2:1)

The Problem of Gossip (Part 1Part 2, Part 3)
Let Me Not Wander, Not Even the Slightest Bit (Psalm 119:10)
Is Meddling Really That Serious?
Frightful Lists and Enumerations (NT Lists of Sins)

Poisoned by a Decapitated Snake--A Remarkable True Story (Genesis 3:15)

Smartphone Idolatry

The Lord Jesus and the Apostle Paul Agree on the Rapture
Tribulation Devastation - Will You Be There?
Ten Things That Must Take Place When Christ Comes in His Kingdom (Answers Preterism)
The Great White Throne - A Sobering Thought for Believers
The Coming Kingdom by Dr. John Whitcomb

A First Century Rapture Error [pamphlet format]
Are Things Falling Apart or Are Things Falling in Place? [full page format]
The Terminal Generation (1 Corinthians 15:51-52)
Loving His Appearing (2 Tim. 4:8)
Two Imminent Events (Heb. 9:27; 1 Cor. 15:51-54)

A Temporary Stay in the Motel (1 Thess. 4:13-18) - The Resurrection of Believers
When the Restrainer is Gone, Watch Out! (Johnstown Flood Illustration)
Will Believers Go Through Tribulation?

Heaven and Hell
Do You Believe in Mother? (A Parable)

Creation/Evolution and True Science
Biomimetics Point to the Divine Designer
Neanderthal Deception
The Staggering Difference Between Evolutionism and Creation
Pollination, A Problem for Evolutionists
Hurling a Great Insult at God the Creator

Robinson Crusoe and the Existence of God
Biological Gears in Leafhoppers
Evolution--Belief Affects Behavior
A Hopeless End or an Endless Hope?
From Evolutionist to Creationist--A Lunar Astronaut's Testimony

God's Amazing Creatures and How Evolution Cannot Explain Them
From the Muddy Waters Beneath to the Skies Above (The Amazing Dragonfly) - [One Page Format]
Against All Odds, You Won the Race! (The Marvels of Reproduction)
Who Gets Credit For My Existence? (Psalm 100:3)
The Amazing Banana

God's Purpose in Creation and in Re-Creation
Ten Philosophies Destroyed by Genesis 1:1
The Age of the Earth
What God's Creation Means to Me Personally

Current Issues
Which Lives Matter? (In Light of "Black Lives Matter")
Heaven's Immigration Policy
Ruins of a Once Great Society
Seven Important Doctrines in Two Short Verses (Matthew 19:4-5)
Biblical Teaching Regarding Climate Change
Who Controls Earth's Final Destiny?

The Plague of Pluralism (John 14:6)
Good News for Uncertain Times [one page format]
Pandemic--Panic or Peace?
COVID-19 and Biblical Separation
Down With the Statues!

The National Debt
Social Distancing Perhaps, But Not Spiritual Distancing
"Though the Wrong is Oft So Strong" [one page edition]
The Antidote for Racism

God is Not a Racist!
Greatly Distressed at Where Our Country is Heading?  [one page editon]
Biblical Race Theory  [one page editon]
The Nations As God Sees Them
Terrible Elementary School Shooting in Texas - May 24, 2022

Rejoicing in Times of National Crises (Habakkuk 3:17-18)
The Importance of Using Accurate Terminology (Isaiah 5:20)
Foundational Truths from Genesis Chapters 1 and 2
Who Do You Identify As? What Pronouns Do You Use?
The Earth Was Filled With Hamas (Genesis 6:11,13)

Israel, Muslims, and Jerusalem Facts

American History, Country, Patriotism
Examples of God's Providence in American History
The America My Grandchildren Will Never Know
Ronald Reagan Seeks to Help His Dying Father-In-Law
Presidential Thoughts on the Bible
Iwo Jima and the Believer

Lawlessness (in View of the 2020 American City Riots) - [one page format]
A Tale of Two Cities--Plymouth and Jamestown
Are You a CINO?

Church History
The Five Solas of the Reformation (Upon the Occasion of the 500th Anniversary) 
The Five Solas of the Reformation-- Bulletin Inserts→ 
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Samuel Rutherford (1600-1661) and Severe Trials
Moody's Great Boston Evangelistic Campaign
Burdened for the Lost (George Whitfield)

Two Godly Men Robbed (George Whitefield and Matthew Henry)
God Can Make the Wrath of Man Redound to His Praise (Luther and Emser)

Micah 5:2 - A Most Amazing Prophecy
Isaiah 9:6 - The God-Man:  A Child Born, A Son Given
Blazing Glory Breaking the Darkness (Luke 2:9)
History's Most Important Birth
Perfect Timing (Galatians 4:4)

Thanksgiving:  Tombstone "Bethankful"
Thanksgiving: Being Thankful FOR WHAT?
Labor Day - New Testament Teaching on "Labor"
Presidents' Day

El Flagelo del Pluralismo -The Plague of Pluralism
La Inmutable Exclusividad y la Maravillosa Inclusividad del Evangelio
-The Exclusiveness and Inclusiveness of the Gospel
El Señor Jesús y el Apóstol Pablo Están de Acuerdo en cuanto al Rapto -The Lord Jesus and the Apostle Paul Agree on the Rapture

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