How Far Can a Person Go As a False Convert?
False conversion is a major and sobering theme in the Bible. How much of a true Christian can a person seem to look like, and in the end turn out to be deceived?
How is Your Fellowship with God?
Your doctrine may be sound and right, but how is your fellowship with God? Can you boldly say that your life is one of true fellowship with the Father and the Son?
Introspectionism has its seekers looking, not at Christ as their hope, but their repentance. Thus repentance itself becomes a fetish.
Don’t Be Deceived
The Bible commands us to not be deceived and delude ourselves. Paul says, "Evil people and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived."
Authentic Christianity is a thorn in the side of this popular culture of the world in which we live in. The light of Jesus Christ in you, will have an effect...
You basically have two kinds of professing Christians in the world: those who are deceived and find God's commandments burdensome...
How to Know You Have the Holy Spirit
In this sermon Tim gives twelve proofs that the Bible gives us of the evidence of the Holy Spirit in a believer's life.
The Conversion of Paul
Until the conversion of Paul he was the one doing the talking, but when the Lord came to Paul his mouth was shut.
Genuine Christianity Tested by Obedience
The book of 1 John shows us that the difference between the lost and saved man is so clear that it is discernible and recognizable.
Don’t Justify Yourself While Walking in Darkness
To be walking in darkness does not just mean that you are living in scandalous sins, but it means your life is not regulated by the Word of God.
God’s Light Exposes the False Christian
The fundamental difference between the true Christian and false Christian is that the true Christian is reflecting God's character.
Biblical Tests of True Faith
It would be easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than it would be for someone to pass through to heaven with a shred of self-righteousness upon them.
What Do You Think of Christ?
Asking someone what they think about Jesus Christ is one of the most telling questions you can ask...
Christian, Are You Refusing God?
Refusing God is not always an outright defiance like Pharaoh saying "Who is the Lord that I should obey Him?"
Do You Truly Know the Lord?
Paul Washer takes us to II Corinthians 5 to challenge us to check our hearts and see if we have a true relationship with the Lord.
Either – Or
Everyone is either blessed or cursed, a slave of sin or a slave of righteousness, a child of the devil or a child of God. There is no middle ground, you are either - or.
Am I Saved? 10 Tests of Assurance
One of the tests of assurance in a persons life is how do they act when nobody is watching.
The Believer Bears Much Fruit (Part 2)
Many times people hear about the necessity to bear fruit, but some people may respond by trying harder in their own strength.
The Believer Bears Much Fruit
When it comes to good fruit in a person's life it is not so much about what they don't do as it is about what they are doing.
Identifying Weights That Slow You Down
Tim gives some practical examples of identifying things in your life which are not necessarily bad but should be replaced with that which is better and more excellent.
Are you Struggling Against Sin or a Slave of Sin?
Tim talks about what it means to be a slave of sin or just struggling with sin.
It Will Cost You Everything
Luke 14:33 - So therefore, any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple.
For the Children: Are you Saved?
We're going to begin right now with a message - a specific message to our children, to the young people in this congregation. Young people, when this sermon is prayed about...
There are Many Deceived Church Goers
Greatest mission field today is the church, or what's called the church.
Should Christians Judge?
Should Christians judge? One of the most misused verses in all of the bible is Matthew 7:1, about judging not, lest you be judged. - So many people will quote it and say it to...
Are You a Child of the Devil or of God?
Are you a child of the devil or of God? The common idea that everyone is a child of God is not taught in the Bible.
Paul Washer strongly exhorts pastors and church leaders to be Biblical in all of their methods. He does this by giving 10 indictments...
Don’t Play Games
Hebrews 10:26-27 - For if we go on sinning deliberately after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, 27 but a fearful expectation of judgment, and a fury of fire that will consume the adversaries.
Has the Power of the Cross Truly Set You Free?
Tim talks about how true believers are set free by the cross; free to live for holiness and die to ourselves.
Are you a Christian?
This is a powerful bible study were Tim deals with Christian assurance... what is so key is this.. CHRIST!! It's not about your performance, yet so many people will put themselves next to a measuring stick to see if they measure up... oh that is no way to gain assurance.. the question is! Are you LOOKING TO CHRIST!?
Minimal Morality? Just Go Back to the World
If you profess to be a Christian and are always testing to see how close you can get to the line before what you are doing is "technically" sinful, then you might as well go back to the world. That is not the attitude of the true Christian. You either desire Christ, or you desire your sin. Romans 12:9 - Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.
What Does it Mean to Live in Habitual Sin?
What does it look like when someone is living in habitual sin? How is it different from someone who is a believer simply struggling against sin?
Are You A True Disciple?
Are You A True Disciple? This sermon was preached at Faith Bible Church in Springfield, IL:
How can a Person Know they are Saved?
Are you truly born-again and saved? Or is it tradition, is your faith in the great love you have for Christ now, or some work or prayer you said when you were a child?
The most important issue in life is your salvation, are you really saved, a message on true and false conversion.
Don’t Be Deceived
In each one of those places where it lists, where it gives a listing of Heaven-disqualifying sins, it says: "Don't be deceived."