Read the Bible - Passionate About Reading The Bible
June 28, 2017
Books are written so that they can be read. God gave us the greatest book in the world with 1,189 chapters and nearly one million words. He wants us to read it. In this written teaching, Pastor Charlie encourages believers to get excited about the Word of God. First of all, we need a love for His Word. We must earnestly desire the pure milk of the Word as a newborn baby desire milk. There is nothing that we do day by day that is more important...
Read the Bible - Reading The Bible With Purpose
May 10, 2017
In this written teaching Pastor Charlie explains why we should approach the Bible like the proverbial saying: When eating an elephant take one bite at a time. The Bible is a big book. It is also quite difficult. It has thousands of different cities, towns, rivers, mountains, countries, men, women, prophets, priest, kings and people groups. It uses money, time references, and weights and measures that we are not familiar with. There are endless...
Relating To Your Pastor
May 10, 2017
So many Christians have been hurt by their Pastor. Many do not know how to relate to him. This teaching reveals how to love your Pastor, pray for your Pastor, obey your Pastor, serve your Pastor and your Pastors doctrine.
Resurrection of Jesus Christ
May 10, 2017
Without the resurrection of Jesus, our faith and preaching is vain the apostle Paul said. In this study we examine the six main objections to the literal, bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. These six objections have been used for centuries to try to prove that Jesus is not alive. We will show how they are false.
Revelation 16 - The Bowls of Wrath
May 11, 2017
Revelation Chapter 16 is the most frightening chapter in the Bible. We find here the final seven plagues poured out on the wicked. In this verse-by-verse study of Revelation 16, Pastor Avila examines the key thoughts on the judgment of God and the defiance of man. Shows the connection between the plagues of Egypt, the seven trumpets of Revelation 8 and 9, and the seven bowls of wrath. A very in-depth study.
Revelation 19 - The 2nd Coming of Jesus
May 10, 2017
This is a verse-by-verse teaching of Revelation, Chapter 19. In this study we examine the difference between the marriage supper of the Lamb and the supper of the great God. One supper is for believers, the other is for unbelievers. Christians eat at one, vultures eat at the other. We also look carefully at the 2nd Coming of Jesus in great glory and great power and the slaughter that takes place at Armageddon. The connection is made from...
Revelation 20 - The 1000 Years
May 10, 2017
Pastor Avila looks at Revelation, Chapter 20, verse-by-verse. This is a detailed study of the Millennium. It includes instruction on how Satan is bound, the 1st Resurrection, the end of Satan, and the Lake of Fire. This is part of the Book of Revelation teaching series.
Seek Things Above Where Christ Is
March 11, 2019
This is a verse by verse written teaching of Colossians 3:1-14. Paul commands Christians to see things in heaven where Christ is seated at God's right hand, not earthly things. We must put to death these deeds of the body like sexual immorality. We must put off the old man and put on the new man. This includes putting on kindness, tender mercies, longsuffering, and agape love. The audio and video file of this teaching are also...
Sexual Sin - Five People Vulnerable to Sexual Sin
May 10, 2017
Describes 5 different Christians who are vulnerable to sexual sin. These include the one who thinks he can never fall to sexual sin, the one who is emotionally weak from burnout or a recent loss, and the one who has a family history of sexual immorality.
Sexual Sin - The High Cost of Adultery
May 10, 2017
The sin of adultery is rampant in our society and among Christians. This teaching looks at 8 key verses in the Bible that teach on adultery. Some verses reveal the mercy of God; others reveal the judgment of God. It also explains the high cost involved for those who sin sexually. Many today think that adultery is fun and pleasurable, but it is a deadly sin with tragic consequences.
Sexual Sin - Three Misconceptions About Sexual Sin
May 10, 2017
Many Christians are fighting a losing war against sexual sins. Pastor Charlie gives three very common misconceptions about sexual sin including Dealing with Externals not Internals, Looking for a Magic Formula, and Trying to Win the War on Your Own. A clear presentation is given on how to defeat sexual temptation on a daily basis.
Sheep Without A Shepherd
May 10, 2017
Multitudes of Christians have no shepherd. This is a dangerous situation. This study gives 4 Sheep Killers, or things that devour sheep. Learn about wolves, straying, isolation, and bad shepherds. Good instruction for those who have no local church.
Slain in the Spirit
May 10, 2017
Is the practice of falling backward in prayer lines or altar calls biblical? Pastor Avila looks all the different places in the Bible where people fell down. He explains what happened with Moses, the priests, the prophets Daniel and Ezekiel, Jesus, the apostle John, and from the book of Acts. He shows why this practice is unbiblical and draws several important conclusions.
Speaking With Other Tongues
May 10, 2017
In this very important teaching, Pastor Avila looks at nearly all of the main verses in the Bible that mention tongues. He first shares his personal testimony. Then, he looks at what Jesus said about tongues in Mark 16. From Acts 10, he shows that it is a gift from God, and from Acts 19, that it is an experience different from salvation. He includes a section on tongues as a prayer language, and why Paul said, "Do not forbid tongues." Finally,...
Taxes and the Christian
May 10, 2017
Many Christians do not believe that we should pay taxes because of all the ungodly things done by the government. This study teaches what Jesus meant when He said to "Render to Caesar what belongs to Caesar." Also, a detailed explanation of Romans 13:1-7 is provided, where the apostle Paul explains the purposes of civil government and our need to pay taxes to maintain God's institution. There are 4 Herod's in the Bible and we see why they are...
Tithing - Why Every Christian Should Tithe
May 10, 2017
This is a verse-by-verse study of Malachi 3:7-12. Gives 8 practical reasons why every Christian should tithe. Includes teaching on tithing as an act of obedience to God, returning to God, the implications of robbing God, what "cursed with a curse" means, meeting the needs of the local church, testing God in the tithe, rebuking the devourer, and the blessing that comes on tithers. Answers the all important excuse: I cannot afford to tithe.
Twelve Rules for Raising Delinquent Children
May 10, 2017
This sarcastic piece was published by the Houston, Texas Police Department back in the 1960s. Through its use of sarcasm, it sends a very powerful message to parents of today. Helps us understand many of the most common mistakes in raising kids.
Water Baptism
May 10, 2017
In this written teaching, we seek to answer what the Bible says about the three most controversial issues involved with water baptism. It may surprise some people that the Word of God is very clear about water baptism. First we look at the proper method. Do we sprinkle? Should we pour water on the head of a believer? Or do we immerse them in a river or other large body of water? Next we look at the Great Commission and the many baptisms of the...
What Is Your Reputation
May 10, 2017
Names carry reputations. Solomon said that a good name is better than great riches. We look at people in the Bible who had good reputations like Timothy, Barnabas, Ananias, Cornelius, and Demetrius. Also, we ask the question, Do You Stink?
Whom The Lord Loves He Corrects
May 10, 2017
We believe in the love of God. God loves us with His powerful and passionate agape love. All of us need to believe and know this love. However, His love is not always "positive" and "wonderful," because the Bible says that "whom the Lord loves, He corrects." In this written teaching, Pastor Charlie looks at perhaps the 5 most important sections of the Bible that speak of God's correction in our lives. Starting with Deuteronomy 8:5, he teaches...