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  • Ambassadors With Contradictions

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 3, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,125 views

    We live with contradictory feelings about many things, including our church. We do not get the gift of reconciliation fully until there is conflict, but God wants to give the gift of reconciliation now, if we will accept it.

    Church, some say, should be a place of peace. Church should be a place where we can come after a week of dealing with conflicts, fears, and doubts, and find peace. I was told we don’t want conflict at church. And I do understand. I do understand why, when we come to the hour of worship, we ...read more

  • Contradiction Or Conversion?

    Contributed by Joseph Barraclough on Jul 29, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 951 views

    A sermon of the majesty of God’s grace. This displays the ability of Christ to draw a man and save him, even when the penitent is at death’s door.

    Texts: Matthew 27:33-44 Mark 15:27-32 Luke 23:32-33, 39-43 “And there were also two other, malefactors, led with him to be put to death. And when they were come to the place, which is called Calvary, there they crucified him, and the malefactors, one on the right hand, and the ...read more

  • Contradictions, Confrontations, And Conflicts Series

    Contributed by Charles Holt on Apr 13, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 3,415 views

    Third in a series on Jacob which deals with his encounter with the angel at the brook Jabbok.

    A Bible Study by Charles W. Holt email: cholt@gt.rr.com The Story of Jacob: Contradictions, confrontations and conflicts This chapter will emphasize two intense events that ultimately result in a profound change in Jacob’s character. In both instances prayer plays a ...read more

  • Genesis Controversies And Contradictions Series

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Oct 26, 2000
    based on 84 ratings
     | 3,331 views

    The purpose of this study is to strengthen your faith by understanding these Genesis passages that are often accused of being contradictory.

    Genesis Controversies and Contradictions Before we depart from the origin stories in Genesis, I believe it is necessary to address common questions and misunderstandings of this portion of the Bible. The book of Genesis is the most attacked book in the Old Testament if not the most attacked book ...read more

  • The Bible Is Full Of Contradictions Series

    Contributed by David Cambridge on May 10, 2003
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,705 views

    Those who don’t want to believe will often give the excuse, ’The Bible is full of contradictions’. This lesson analysis the question and considers whether the statement is true or false.

    Answering Criticisms “The Bible Is Full Of Contradictions” Introduction 1. When talking to people about the Bible, the objection is often raised, “The Bible is full of contradictions”. 2. In this lesson, we shall analyze what is meant by this statement and consider whether or not it is ...read more

  • Christ's Claims Contradict Conspicuousness

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Apr 2, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 694 views

    Sometimes things do not look as they really are. Christ did not look like a King when He stood before Pilate and that was Pilate’s downfall.

    JOHN 18:28-40 CHRIST’S CLAIMS CONTRADICT CONSPICUOUSNESS I. HIS CLAIMS* A. Clarity. B. Consented. C. Condemned. II. HIS CAUSE: ** A. Communicate. B. Confront. C. Cure. III. HIS CONQUEST: *** A. Church. B. ...read more

  • Caught Between The Contradictions

    Contributed by Brian Buriff on Feb 12, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,203 views

    5 things to do when you feel caught between contradictions doctrinally, morally or spiritually. Sometimes no matter what we do, we feel like we won’t be able to please anyone or even God.

    I. I STORY ABOUT A BAD DAY A. Song Lyrics “You had A Bad Day” – by Daniel Powter Where is the moment we needed the most You kick up the leaves and the magic is lost They tell me your blue skies fade to grey They tell me your passion’s gone away And I don’t need no carryin’ on You ...read more

  • Life In The Kingdom Of Heaven-Part2 Series

    Contributed by Paul George on Jan 12, 2004
    based on 2 ratings
     | 867 views

    The blessed in the kingdom of heaven are a contradiction of the world viewpoint of life.

    The mourners are the meek, a contradiction of the world viewpoint of life. The meek are those who quietly submit themselves to God, to His word and to His rod, who follow His directions, and comply with His plans for their lives and the world. They are gentile towards all men. They bear provocation ...read more

  • The Upside Down Kingdom

    Contributed by James Tetley on Jul 3, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,298 views

    The kingdom of God totally contradicts the Kingdom of this World

    The passage we will be looking at this evening is from Matthew 20 vs. 1-16. Often subtitled the workers in the vineyard. The approach I am going to take is that we will split the passage up into sections – read the story together and then I will offer you some thoughts on each part. But ...read more

  • Is The Bible Reliable?

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Aug 26, 2008
     | 1,106 views

    Is the Bible reliable, or is it full of errors, contradictions, and myths?

    The Bible is not just one book—it is a collection of dozens of books. Yet all these writings taken together speak with unity and proclaim unmistakably: “People matter to God!” • It was written over 1400 years. • It was written over 40 generations. • It was written by over 40 authors from all ...read more

  • What's Wrong With God? Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,881 views

    THE REALITY OF MY TROUBLES CAN NEVER CONTRADICT THE GREATNESS OF GOD

    BIG IDEA: THE REALITY OF MY TROUBLES CAN NEVER CONTRADICT THE GREATNESS OF GOD (Hymn: “How Great Thou Art”) INTRODUCTION: Do you ever find yourselves asking the question: WHAT’S WRONG WITH GOD? Certainly the Christians of the first century who were suffering persecution must have been ...read more

  • When The Chips Are Down-Gambling & The Bible

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Feb 17, 2005
    based on 50 ratings
     | 3,068 views

    Biblical principles and scriptures which contradict the concept of gambling. Powerpoint at website.

    When the Chips are Down—Gambling & the Bible Acts 19:21-29; 1 Timothy 6:9-6:18 ; Col. 3:2 Powerpoint and formatted sermon at http://www.gbcdecatur.org/sermons/WhenChipsAreDown.html The Governor’s budget speech this week left some unanswered questions about gambling expansion. Dozens of ...read more

  • The Paradox Of Christ

    Contributed by Paul Cull on Oct 9, 2006
     | 1,067 views

    Jesus is both superior to the angels and lower than the angels - a contradiction or a paradox?

    Hebrews 1:1 – 2:12 The Paradox of Christ Introduction In many pubs, politics and religion are banned subjects for conversation. Probably with good cause, because these are subjects that people take very seriously. However, if by chance you should stray from the rule, you will often hear ...read more

  • Surrender Is Not Losing Series

    Contributed by Tim Adour on Nov 13, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,863 views

    A close look at apparent contradictions in the bible that are really powerful truths. Powerpoint available.

    CONTRADICTIONS LESSON III SURRENDER IS NOT LOSING October 22, 2006 DEFINITION SLIDE CONTRADICTION: TO EXPRESS OR ASSERT THE OPPOSITE OF . . . WE CAN ALSO SAY A CONTRADICTION IS SOMETHING THAT JUST DOESN’T MAKE SENSE. FOR EXAMPLE. ONLY IN AMERICA DO PEOPLE ORDER DOUBLE ...read more

  • Servant Leadership Series

    Contributed by Tim Adour on Nov 13, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,686 views

    A close look at apparent contradictions in the bible that are really powerful truths. Powerpoint available.

    CONTRADICTIONS LESSON IV SERVANT-LEADER Matt. 20:24-28 October 29, 2006 DO YOU REMEMBER THE DEFINITION OF AN OXYMORON? A SEEMINGLY CONTRADICTORY FIGURE OF SPEECH. THE EXAMPLE WE USED WAS . . . DEAFENING SILENCE. WE IN AMERICA LOVE TO BUTCHER THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE BY PUTTING WORDS ...read more