God is Gracious But Sin Has Terrible Consequences
Praise be to God that He forgives our sins and that we won't have to go to hell for them. But this doesn't mean that there will not be fierce and severe consequences for our sin.
Don’t Think God Can’t Expose Your Sin
So many have deluded themselves into thinking that they can hide their sin. But they forget that God has innumerable ways of exposing their sin.
There is No Limit to Where Sin Will Take You
Don't be deceived into thinking you can control sin. Sin has a terrible hardening effect that will take you farther than you would have imagined; there is no limit to where sin will take you.
If we want to have joy in our walk with God, if we want sweet fellowship with other Christians, if we want to be useful and effective in our service...
The Urgent Priority of Unity (Part 5)
"...leave your offering there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and present your offering." Matthew 5:24
Wisdom to Preserve Unity (Part 4)
For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. For he who in this way serves Christ is acceptable to God...
Preserving Unity in Holiness (Part 3)
The vital role that church discipline plays in guarding the unity of the church.
Character of the Unity of the Church (Part 2)
"...with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love, being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace."
Purpose of the Unity of the Church (Part 1)
I am going to speak to you, over the course of these meetings, over the topic of the unity of the church. I think that under the preaching of the Gospel...
The Unhappy Holy Christian Does Not Exist
Some use the expression, "God doesn't want you to be happy, He wants you to be holy." Yet they forget that there is no such thing as the unhappy holy Christian.
Prayerfully Pursuing God’s Gracious Power and Loving Presence
Believer, because we are the temple of God, we should ask the Lord for more power from the Holy Spirit. This power that is received, according to grace...
Grieving and Sending with a Gospel Heart
In view of the brevity of our life, and the great need for more Biblical churches, we should be those who go out with a heart for the lost and seek to proclaim the Gospel.
A Conscience Led by the Word of God Alone
Believing in the sufficiency of Scripture not only means that you say all the scripture says, but that you don't say what the scripture doesn't say. Because if God shuts his mouth...
A Weak Conscience Seared by Legalism
People were forbidding marriage and eating of certain foods, and in doing so were searing their consciences. When you get a zeal for the Lord it is very easy for Satan to high...
Christian: You Can Fight Sin Because You’re New!
I need a new heart. And I got news you for you: I have one! God made me new. He saved me. He took my heart...
Right Response to Sexual Temptation: Flee!
People ask, "What am I supposed to do if I am in the midst of, or being tempted by sexual immorality?" And the Bible has one simple, clear word: flee!