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  • Controversy Series

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Nov 12, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,526 views

    Dealing with controversy

    Titus 3:9-11 November 5, 2011 Turn with me this morning to the book of Titus, chapter 3. It’s in the middle of the NT, right after 1 & 2 Timothy, and right before Philemon and Hebrews. This letter is written by the Apostle Paul to one of his young protegés, a young Greek man named ...read more

  • Dealing With Controversy

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,141 views

    Part 5 of Dealing with Searies. Here we deal with controversy in life.

    Dealing with Controversy. As we enter into this end time era, I feel that we all need to know how to deal with controversy. Jesus dealt with it; from the time He started His Ministry until the Day He was crucified. Have you ever dealt with areas of life that ...read more

  • The Abortion Controversy

    Contributed by Carl Kolb on Jan 29, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,922 views

    Abortion is the most widely debated issue of our time. The focus of this message is to cause individuals to think through their position. (Originally preached 1/1999; updated 1/2003)

    The Abortion Controversy Exodus 20:13 and Exodus 21:22-25 (Topical) Abortion is the number one killer in the United States: Here are some statistics from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Murder by firearms: 17,000 Suicide: 32,000 Auto Accidents: 42,000 AIDS: 42,000 Other ...read more

  • Being Controversial

    Contributed by Mickey Bell on Jun 14, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,510 views

    We need to be controversial at the appropriate times. Can God count on you to take the stand?

    Being Controversial Acts 4:1-4 I am not sure what you thought when you heard the title of the message tonight, but I feel that it’s some that we need to do in the right place and in the right time. Illustration: Jerry Falwell While I was on vacation, a great man of God was laid to rest. ...read more

  • The Controversy Of Zion

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Jun 15, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,912 views

    This verse in Isaiah, is one of them. “For it is the day of the LORD’S vengeance, and the year of recompences for the controversy of Zion.”

    The Controversy of Zion. There are many verses, that come to my mind, being significant to todays world. This verse in Isaiah, is one of them. “For it is the day of the LORD’S vengeance, and the year of recompences for the controversy of Zion.” Many people are extremely interested in Biblical ...read more

  • Justification Controversy

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,973 views

    We will look at the Justification controversy beginning with Martin Luther and look into some things that are held up by the opposition as given by J.D.G. Dunn.

    Justification Controversy New Testament Synthesis By: Bruce Landry I. What is the Controversy over Justification Page 1 II. The Biblical Texts of this Controversy Page 5 III. Conclusion Page ...read more

  • Benefits Of Controversy

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 50 ratings
     | 2,261 views

    The Spirit taught Paul and Barnabas how controversy may produce many benefits for individuals and the church. When some believing Pharisees said, "It is necessary to circumcise the Gentiles and to direct them to observe the Law of Moses."

    Illustration: Paul wrote, "My grace is sufficient for you. Therefore I rejoice in weakness, in insults, and hardships. So that your faith does not rest on the wisdom of men, but on the power of God." (2 Cor. 12:9,10) Illustration: Lord, deliver me from the lust of vindicating myself. ...read more

  • Christ And Controversy

    Contributed by R. Joseph Owles on Mar 3, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,351 views

    Jesus’ forgiveness and compassion creates controversy.

    SERMON IN A SENTENCE: We cannot be in a right relationship with God if we are in a wrong relationship with others. Two weeks ago we encountered Paul’s challenge to “Be like Christ,” and we looked at Mark’s account of Jesus healing a leper for clues of how we could actually be like Christ. We ...read more

  • The Lord's Controversy

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Nov 25, 2013
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,814 views

    What does the LORD require of you?

    THE LORD’S CONTROVERSY Micah 6:1-8 It is tragic when God has to serve a summons upon His own people. The “prisoner in the dock” is Israel herself, and the LORD is ready to submit His case. The witnesses are the mountains and hills (Micah 6:1), and strong foundations of the earth (Micah ...read more

  • Holiness And Controversy

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 6, 2018
     | 833 views

    The life of St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross is inspirational but off-putting to some.

    St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross August 9, 2018 We are the people of the New Covenant, the covenant made in the blood of our Lord, Jesus Christ. Israel was brought out of Egypt by the power of God. He then gave them the Old Covenant made in the blood of lambs and oxen, written on stone in the ...read more

  • The Controversial Christ

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Jan 14, 2019
     | 1,777 views

    John chapter 5 verses 16-45 - Father & Son - sermon by Gordon Curley PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info

    Father & Son SERMON OUTLINE: • Claim #1: "I am equal with God" (vs 19-20). • Claim #2: "I am the giver of life" (vs 21 & 26). • Claim #3: "I am the final judge" (vs 22-23). • Claim #4: "I determine man's destiny" (vs 24). • Claim #5: "I ...read more

  • Trinity And Controversy Series

    Contributed by Mark Armstrong on Aug 10, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,482 views

    A sample of trinitarian controversy in church history and its application to Jehovah’s Witnesses and the book "The Shack".

    I remember a less than flattering incident when I was young. My sister and I wanted to watch different programs on TV. I think she wanted to watch ‘The Patty Duke Show’ and I wanted to watch ‘Lost in Space’. This was before the days of remote controls. So we sat in front of the TV for a whole hour ...read more

  • The Controversial Savior Series

    Contributed by Sterling Franklin on Nov 6, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,050 views

    Jesus refreshes, outflows, and brings transformation -- will we follow Him as Prophet, Messiah, or just a man from Galilee?

    Text: John 7:37-44 (NKJV) 37 On the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, "If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink. 38 "He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water." 39 But this He spoke ...read more

  • How To Deal With A Controversial Passage Series

    Contributed by Larry Osborne on Jun 13, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,810 views

    Working your way through a controversial passage that’s dividing the ranks can at times be no small challenge. When reading the New Testament it doesn’t take long to find some examples of these kinds of controversies and their adverse impact. Paul gives

    1 Timothy: Doing Church God’s Way North Coast Church Message #3 July 22-23, 2006 Dr. Larry Osborne How To Deal With ...read more

  • The First Controversy In The Church Series

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on May 1, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,516 views

    What does a church in action do with problems? How do we handle controversy? By following the example of the early church.

    The First Controversy in the Church A church in action will still have some problems. ILL>>>Perhaps the only way to avoid quarreling with your wife is to let her go her way and you go hers. ILL>>> Sue Martinuk, War had broken out between my roommate and me. We dealt with our anger by not ...read more