Takers and Givers: Stop Stealing, Start Giving
We are called to put on the new man, and another essential quality that characterizes the new man is to be a giver and not a taker. We need to put off stealing; but it is not enough to stop stealing, we need to also start giving.
Dealing With Idols That Creep Into our Lives
What should we do about idols that creep into our lives and hinder our walk? We live in a generation where distractions from technology are at an all-time high...
Good Anger & Bad Anger
Christians have been recreated in the likeness of God, and one of God's attributes that we're actually called to have is anger.
Why Do People Lie? They Love Themselves
Why do people lie? It all comes down to this desire: People love themselves. This excerpt is from the full sermon, "Put Off Lying & Falsehood".
Put Off Lying & Falsehood
The Bible calls us to put off the old man with his practices, and one practice, in particular, is lying. Interestingly, one of the reasons Paul tells us to put off lying is because we are members of one another.
The Christian is a New Man
The Christian is not someone who is trying to better themselves; the Christian is someone who has been recreated and made new.
Be Renewed in the Spirit of Your Mind
So much of the Christian life consists of the mind being renewed and working properly. We must not settle for mere outward imitation and external conformity; we must be renewed in the spirit of our minds.
Should I Only Marry a Virgin?
Is it an unreasonable standard to want to marry someone only if they are a virgin? Should their immoral past be more important than their present godliness?
What is the “Old Man”?
What does the Bible mean when it talks about the "old man"? Do we still have the old man? Is the old man completely gone? Is there a tension or balance between the two?
The LORD Regretted That He Had Made Man?
Genesis 6:6 - And the LORD regretted that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart.
Being a Christian is not just learning facts about Christ, but rather it is actually learning Christ personally. This is what causes us to live radically different from how we lived formerly.
The Seed of the Woman & The Serpent
A major theme in the Bible is the battle between Christ and the Devil. We see this promised from the very beginning in Genesis 3. Because of the Fall...
The Christian’s Boldness and Confidence
Jesus Christ is the Christian's foundation for having bold access to God. It is not our performance that allows us to come boldly before God, but the merits of Christ.