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  • Do Us Part?

    Contributed by Tim Stutler on Mar 30, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 643 views

    How are we to understand Jesus’ teaching on divorce?

    Do Us Part? Matt 5:31-32 June, the month of weddings. 1. Background of Matt.: 2 pharasiacal schools argued about Deut. 24:1-4 (turn there now). Strict Shammaite and liberal Hillelite. Divorce on trivial matters was still rare in Jesus’ day compared to ours. There is no evidence ...read more

  • The Examined Life

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Feb 6, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,166 views

    The hard commands of Jesus are best understood as being directed to the church, which should be a Community of Grace. This sermon addresses Jesus’ teaching on lust, sin and adultery.

    The Examined Life in the Community of Grace Our key scripture today suggested to me the sermon title, The Examined Life”. You may have heard of this saying by Socrates, an ancient philosopher: “The unexamined life is not worth living." It struck me that, in some very strong language, ...read more

  • Laying Down The Law

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 25, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 530 views

    What do we do with the OT law

    Laying down the Law Matthew 5:17-48 5/25/97 Intro: Did you ever hear about the chicken who crossed the road? She laid it on the line! Jesus lays it on the line too in the Sermon on the Mount. Look with me at Matthew 5: 17-48. We just finished looking at the beatitudes, Jesus’ call for ...read more

  • Games People Play: Battleship Series

    Contributed by David Ward on Jan 23, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,124 views

    Jesus instructs his followers how to deal with anger, desire for revenge, and mistreatment from enemies. From a Sermon on the Mount series.

    Games People Play: “Battleship” Matthew 5:21-26, 38-48 INTRODUCTION: Do you remember the game "Battleship"? The object of the game is to insert pegs blindly on a game board until you "sink" your opponent’s "fleet." Battleship is a game of hiding and attacking. So many of our ...read more

  • Your Spouse Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Jun 23, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 993 views

    Part 1 in series "Succeeding Where Success Matters Most," this message attempts to establish a spiritual context for marriage, and looks at the controversial topic of divorce.

    Succeeding Where Success Matters Most – Your Spouse Wildwind Community Church David Flowers June 12, 2005 At this moment I am seeing three couples for pre-marital counseling. If you asked them they’d tell you that I’m extremely strict about making sure all couples complete a minimum ...read more

  • "Godly Sexuality" - Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Warren Lamb on Apr 11, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 931 views

    Sex sells...are you buying? Sex is an every-day, all-day, in-your-face issue. What are we to do?

    "Godly Sexuality" – Part 1 Matthew 5:27-32 (Cognates: Matthew 19:3-12; 1 Corinthians 6:9-20; 7:1-17; Hebrews 10:26-31) God’s stand on sexuality, marriage, divorce and remarriage is clear when we take the whole of Scripture, prayerfully read it and then trust the Holy Spirit to open our ...read more

  • Guard Your Heart Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 32 ratings
     | 4,821 views

    The heart is the center of our being and what determines who we are. It’s important and needs to be watched carefully to avoid impurities.

    (Based on Southeast Christian Church’s “living a Life of Integrity” and a message by Darrel Land) SERIES: “WORDS OF WISDOM FOR KINGDOM LIVING” TEXT; MATTHEW 5:27-32 TITLE: “GUARD YOUR HEART” INTRODUCTION: A. Most Sundays I am excited to preach ...read more

  • Deadly Sins? Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Mar 17, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,537 views

    We’re to be counter-cultural in the way we fight against the social pressures of our world where the norm is to respond to hurt with anger and revenge, where lust is seen as normal, faithfulness as an option. Rather we’re to respond with the servant love

    According to the Age this week, the seven deadly sins have been knocked for six. No longer do we worry about sloth, gluttony or lust. In fact most respondents to a recent survey carried out by the BBC said they rather enjoyed those particular vices. The trouble is, according to a professor of ...read more

  • The Quest For Honesty Series

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Feb 21, 2005
    based on 52 ratings
     | 9,256 views

    The character attributes involved in honesty are: 1. Simplicity 2. Transparency 3. Integrity

    We are dealing with a topic today which is a struggle for all of us. If we are truthful, we will admit that not lying can be a problem. There is the fib, the white lie, the half-truth, the clever deception, misleading information, stretching the truth, exaggeration. Who has not been startled to ...read more

  • The Characteristics Of A Christian

    Contributed by David Rogers on Nov 30, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 659 views

    Examines the characteristics that a Christian should radiate in their life.

    The Characteristics of a Christian Matthew 5 verses 1-16, 38-48 I. Introduction II. This message is dealing with the inner state of the mind and a heart that is the indispensable absolute of true Christian discipleship. a. Explains the outward manifestation of character and conduct of true ...read more

  • The Bible And Divorce

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Oct 26, 2004
    based on 53 ratings
     | 1,316 views

    Message based on Jesus’ words regarding divorce.

    The Bible and Divorce Matthew 5:31-32 October 24, 2004 Introduction Today is the second message in our series called, "Topics Every Pastor Just LOVES to Talk About." Last week we started that series by discussing lust and adultery. We focused on the fact that just as murder begins in ...read more

  • The Snowball Effects Of Sin Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 3, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,598 views

    Sins are not single isolated wrong, but are clustered into families.

    The Snowball Effects of Sin (Matt. 5:27-37) Here is my bulletin insert first: Divorce and Remarriage The subjects of divorce and remarriage are complicated and have always been matters of controversy among Bible-oriented Christians. When addressing this matter, I recognize that many ...read more

  • Marrige

    Contributed by Kevin Keeling on Mar 23, 2004
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,189 views

    Marrige

    Matt 5:31-32 DIVORCE The legal dissolution of a marriage. The divine ideal for marriage is clearly a lifelong bond that unites husband and wife in a "one flesh" relationship (Matt 19:5 Deuteronomy 24:1-4 ADULTERY Willful sexual intercourse with someone other than one’s ...read more

  • A Foundation For Marriage.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Feb 22, 2004
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,553 views

    Love doesn’t sustain marriage, the marriage sustains love

    A foundation for marriage. Matthew 5: 31, 32. 02/22.04 I was reading recently about a man who bought the city garbage dump. He covered it with dirt and began to build houses on the land. It only took a short while for the land to start settling and the houses begin to crumble. The people who ...read more

  • There's A Difference In Hear Say And Truth Series

    Contributed by Tiger Gullett on Jan 28, 2004
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,435 views

    The third message in a series from "The Sermon On The Mount" dealing with the effects of our attitudes.

    INTRODUCTION: Have you ever heard something that you thought to be truth, and possibly even told someone else what you had heard, only later to find out that it wasn’t true? It was just hear say ! I remember eating pop rocks when I was a little boy. You know those little hard candies that began to ...read more