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Sermon 45 – RETALIATION

Why was Jesus nailed to a cross for doing nothing wrong?

What would you do if you were nailed to a cross for doing nothing wrong?

Being crucified was Jesus’ final temptation. What a temptation to retaliate against His oppressors! What a temptation to prove He was God by coming down off the cross just as His enemies were taunting Him to do!  If Jesus would have retaliated without the Father’s consent, He would have wasted His time being on the cross. He would not have saved us from our sin, for He would have Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on January 19, 2013 in Retaliation, Temptation

 

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Sermon 44 – The Nice Christian

When we get hurt by authority, one of two reactions occurs

  1. Rebellion against authority
  2. Cooperation with authority

Niceness is the most common response to hurtful authority. The fear of getting into trouble drives a person to set up a belief that Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 12, 2013 in Fake Christian

 

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Sermon 35 – FAITH 3 – THE CONTRADICTORY TRUTHS OF GOD’S WORD

Faith is relying on God no matter what’s happening around you or to you. You can’t be saved without faith. It’s a gift from God; it can’t be self-manufactured, and it grows by
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Posted by on September 18, 2012 in Faith, Two Truths

 

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Sermon 34 – FAITH 2

Q. What’s faith?

In simple terms … faith is relying on God no matter what is going on around you or to you.

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Posted by on August 26, 2012 in Faith

 

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Sermon 18 – The RISE of FEMINISM started in Genesis 3

Don’t think of yourself more highly than you ought to think … Romans 12:3

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Posted by on November 28, 2011 in Pride

 

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Sermon 15 – NO CORRECTION, NO HEAVEN

For whom the Lord loves He corrects … Hebrews 12:6

How do you feel when you’re corrected?

No one likes correction; it hurts our pride, and it stirs up our fears. For some reason correction scares people because they feel put down. Most people feel stupid, silly, embarrassed, useless, that you don’t like them, dumb, a failure, or should have known better. The correction comes as a shock to our pride; we think we are good. To most people, correction is pain; therefore they generally deduce that Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 24, 2011 in Correction

 

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