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First Christian Church
Carrollton, Georgia 30117
770-832-3974

About John
  • Education: B.A. Cincinnati Christian University
  • Experience: 25 years of preaching ministry
  • Family: Married with 4 children.
  • Hobbies: golf, reading, walking
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  • Sloth.

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,101 views

    Laziness is a core issue for most of us.

    We started a few weeks talking about what is called “the 7 deadly sins”. An ancient list of core sins that are appetizing to all people everywhere. It was constructed by early Church leaders in the sixth century. Great Christians over the ages have recognized that these particular sins can ...read more

  • Gluttony

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,980 views

    Excess is our problem.

    A familiar scene for us in scripture came early in Jesus’ ministry when a teacher of the law came to talk with Jesus by night. No one would see. And in that conversation Jesus said this to teacher, this man, you must be born again. There is to be a renewal, a change in each of us. I saw a ...read more

  • Lust.

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,328 views

    Lust grips people in an way that the spirit is dulled.

    When the church fathers constructed this list of 7 deadly sins 1500 years ago they knew then, what we observe today. Satan’s tactics to corrupt our lives hasn’t changed much if any. If you have red blood in your veins then pride, greed, envy, anger, sloth and today lust. They can grip us in ...read more

  • Anger Destroys A Heart

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,773 views

    Anger festers inside a man to dull his spirit.

    1500 years ago Pope Gregory the Great took a list of seven sins and listed them in a Church catechism. He had reduced the number of deadly sins from 8 to 7 when he listed them in the church’s teaching. The 8th sin that was dropped from the list was the sin of people who sing bad solo’s in ...read more

  • Envy Is The Green Monster

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2008
    based on 18 ratings
     | 18,412 views

    Envy is an underhanded enemy that chaffs at many Christians and spoils our joy.

    When the early church fathers developed this list of the seven deadly sins, they knew well what they were talking about. Today we look at the sin of envy. There are 2 reasons this is an important sermon for us. First, Envy is the sin no one talks about. We boast about other sins, but ...read more

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