Sermons on Sin

The World Today & How The Church Responds (Part Three)

7 Be patient, then, brothers and sisters, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop, patiently waiting for the autumn and spring rains. 8 You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near. 9 Don’t grumble against one another, brothers and sisters, or you will be judged. The Judge is…

THE WORLD TODAY & HOW THE CHURCH RESPONDS (PART TWO)

8 All these are the beginning of birth pains. 9 “Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me. 10 At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, 11 and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people. 12 Because of…

The World Today & How the Church Responds (Part One)

Romans 1:18-32 18 The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness, 19 since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them. 20 For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and…

The Lord’s Prayer: Lead Us Not Into Temptation

“This, then, is how you should pray: “‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done,     on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us our debts,     as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation,     but deliver us…

The Lord’s Prayer: Forgive Us As We Have Forgiven

“‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done,     on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us our debts,     as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation,     but deliver us from the evil one.’” (Matthew 6:9-13)

Changing Hearts, Not Changing Rules (Love Your Enemies)

 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor[i] and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the…

Changing Hearts, Not Changing Rules (Revenge)

“You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth. But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also. And if anyone wants to sue you and take your shirt, hand over your coat as…