A sermon on the response to Jesus coming.
Christmas, Human Government, Empty Religion
Who are you trying to please? Are you into a religion or are you into a relationship?
Pride, Hypocrisy, Excuses, Religion, Empty Religion, False Security
Is your testimony dry and dusty? Is your worship forced or restrained? Have we come to God as honest sinners in need of living water?
Worship, Sin Exposed, Confession Of Sin, Empty Religion
We go about trying to live religious lives, but do we miss connecting with God in the process? Christianity is about relationship, not religion. And Jesus makes such a relationship possible.
Sabbath Controversy, Empty Religion, Healing On Sabbath
The way that the temple was used in redemptive history is a reminder of how easy it is for religion to become hollow, or for ritual to rplece a relationship with God.
1 Kings 8:22-53
Temple, Relationship To God, Empty Religion, Ritualistic Worship