Doctrine – 2 Timothy 3:16

Dr. Dan Hayden • For many people, doctrine is a nasty word. They see doctrine as that which divides believers and causes arguments within the church. Well, doctrine is not the bad guy – contentious people are the problem. Doctrine is absolutely essential to our...

Dwelt – John 1:14

Dr. Dan Hayden • HE TABERNACLED AMONG US · And the Word became flesh, and DWELT among us…” John 1:14 Have you ever gone camping? You know — taken a tent and sleeping bags to a state park or to a clearing in the woods, or perhaps the shore of a beautiful lake? Well,...

Fixing Our Eyes – Hebrews 12:2

Dr. Dan Hayden • I once sang in a choir where the director insisted that all eyes be on him at all times. Hey, there’s no question about it—the music was better when we did that. Hebrews 12:2 says, “Fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for...

Foundation – 1 Corinthians 3:10-11

Dr. Dan Hayden • Maneuvering around a mound of dirt, I picked my way cautiously down the rough edges of the excavated area. The mammoth plywood form situated carefully over my shoulder was both heavy and awkward as I fought to keep my balance step after step down the...

Full of Compassion – James 5:11

Dr. Dan Hayden • Have you ever been guilty of making a premature judgment — you accused someone of doing something bad, when in reality what they did was good? Embarrassing, wasn’t it? You now probably think twice about making such snap judgments. Yet, many Christians...

God – Genesis 1:1

Dr. Dan Hayden • The Bible never tries to prove the existence of God – it merely assumes God. The first words in the Bible simply say, “In the beginning God . . .” That’s our word for today: God. Today I’m beginning a series of word studies from the story of Creation...

God-Breathed – 2 Timothy 3:16

Dr. Dan Hayden • God merely spoke, and the world came into being. Well, God spoke again another time, and the Bible came into being. The Bible is God’s Word – God spoke, and the Bible is what He said. Have you ever breathed on a pane of glass in the winter and seen...

How – Luke 1:34

Dr. Dan Hayden • Have you ever been asked to do something, but you had no idea how you were going to be to do it? Well, that’s what I’m going to talk about because our word for today is “how.” Mary had just been told by the angel that she was going to conceive in her...

In Christ Jesus – 2 Timothy 3:15

Dr. Dan Hayden • I was born in America. I am an American citizen, and I have an American passport. Therefore, wherever I go in the world, that’s my identity. If the people of the country I’m visiting like America, they like me. If they don’t like America, they don’t...

Instruction – 2 Timothy 3:16

Dr. Dan Hayden • When a child first leans to ride a two-wheeled bike, training wheels are used to help with the balance. Then as the child learns to keep a good balance, we remove the training wheels, and from that point on they are no longer needed. We often need...