Sermons

Sermons

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Civil Wars

James 4:1-12 What kind of desires would cause in-fighting in the church? Often church people (that’s us) confuse our desire for what is good with our desire to have our own way, our desire to win the debate, our desire to be the most right, or the most righteous. In church, if you are committed to always winning the argument, you’re going to lose on a much larger scale. You may win every single battle, but you’ll lose the war.…

The File Test of Christianity

1 John 4:1-6 Start with the person and work of Jesus. The true Spirit of God is going to get the doctrine of the Son of God correct. The Spirit of God always glorifies the Son of God. Always tells the truth about the Son. So the first test of which spirit you’re listening to is: Is the person speaking the truth about Jesus? The second test is to examine what the world thinks of them. Remember, the world has…

Getting What We Want

1 John 3:11-24 Comparison leads to jealousy. Jealousy leads to hatred. If it reaches hatred, according to God, we’ve murdered. We’ve taken life. This is not the stuff of the family of God. This is not what Jesus did. He didn’t take life. He gave life away. “By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.” (1 John 3:16) Here is the purest most direct biblical…