Posts from June 2013

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OBM News by Linda

by Rev. Tom Shelton

God says in Isaiah 55:11, “So shall My word be that goeth forth out of my mouth:  It shall not return unto Me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.”  God says it, we believe it.  OBM has privileged to carry forth […]

Part Two – Separation and Dedication as Pertains to Christian Life

by Rev. Tom Shelton

I CORINTHIANS 5 INTRODUCTION: I Corinthians 5 and 6 deal with four moral problems in the Corinthian church.  There was serious complacency and laxity in the church toward morality. The Case of Shameful Sin in the Church:  How to handle a Sinful Brother in the Church , 5:1-5. The Case of Shameful in the Church:  […]

“Therapy” by Linda

by Rev. Tom Shelton

My neighbor and I share a common interest and pastime.  We enjoy occasional gardening, relishing in God’s handiwork, spending quiet time alone with Him in sweet reflection and medication.  We call it therapy, and it is, because we are lost in communion with God, focusing on Him and not on the daily stresses or routines […]

Discipleship – Living a Holy Life and Loving it!

by Rev. Tom Shelton

I PETER 2:1 – PART TWO I. THE BELIEVER MUST STRIP OFF      A.  MALICE – GUILE -HYPOCRISY B.  ENVY – EVIL SPEAKING II.  THE BELIEVERS PRIORITY:  TO CRAVE THE WORD OF GOD A.  THE CHARGE;  DESIRE      B.  THE PURPOSE:  TO GROW C.  THE RESULT:  YOU TASTE THE LORD’S GRACE Last week we looked […]

Blocking out Satan from Linda

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Evil (Satan) lurks all around us, scratching and sniffing in the far recesses of our fertile minds, up to no good.  BE ALERT!  You can stamp and blot it (Satan) out.  James says in chapter 4: 7-8, “resist…and he (Satan) will flee from you” and to “draw nigh to God, and He (God) will draw […]

Teaching Text for I Peter 2:1-3

by Rev. Tom Shelton

OUTLINE I.  THE BELIEVER MUST STRIP OFF A.  MALICE – GUILE – HYPOCRISY B.  ENVY – EVIL SPEAKING II.  THE BELIEVERS PRIORITY:  TO CRAVE THE WORD OF GOD A.  THE CHARGE:  DESIRE B.  THE PURPOSE:  TO GROW C.  THE RESULT:  YOU TASTE THE LORD’S GRACE This is an important text for several reasons: Do not […]

The Bible, God’s Holy Word – from Linda Woodbeck

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Dear Editor, The Bible, God’s Holy Word, instructs us to “give thanks always for all things unto God…”  (Ephesians 5:20)  Open Bible Ministries of TN (OBM) wishes to do just that, thanking God first, and everyone in the surrounding communities, on the radio and web for being a part of the recent appearance of The […]

“A Helping Hand” by Linda

by Rev. Tom Shelton

We know that there is help from God for those who want it, and we can understand how to  obtain that help through the Bible Scriptures.  You, in return, can give help and reach out to those around you.  You can tell them about the promises of help that God gives.  You want to do […]

Help for the Disciples’ Prayer Life

by Rev. Tom Shelton

I Corinthians 1:9-16,  John 8:12 Previous disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ, are you excited, are you joyful in your walk with Jesus Christ.  If not perhaps Psalm One has some help for you, if you have been enticed by the world, Satan or sin in your life. If so, you need to consider I […]