Sermons
Free Sermons and Sermon Outlines for Preaching :

In Sermons: "faith vs. works" showing 1-15 of 444

Scripture

Rating

Date

Denominations

  • Show more

Language

Sermon Type

Audience

Try a PRO Subscription
Need Help With Your Preaching?
Preach your best sermon with PRO illustrations and media.
Try PRO Free Today
  • Getting Your 2nd Wind - Which Way Will You Run? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 12, 2005
    based on 66 ratings
     | 5,214 views

    The demoniac RAN to Jesus... but could he worship Him? Could a man so defiled and controled by demonic possession truly worship?

    OPEN: In our office file cabinet there is a chunk of cement. It’s not very large. It’s painted on one side with what appears to be approximately 3 or 4 colors of spray paint. For all intents and purposes it looks like a piece of rubble. And that’s what it is – it is rubble from what was once the ...read more

  • The Fatal Flaws Of Religion Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Jul 17, 2006
    based on 38 ratings
     | 20,311 views

    As we finish Romans 2 this morning, we’re going to learn that many believers today are “cheater Christians,” because they’re fooling themselves and others. Too many religious people have pretty packaging on the outside but have downsized the amount of sp

    The Fatal Flaws of Religion Romans 2:17-29 Rev. Brian Bill 6/25/06 I’ve been fascinated and frustrated about something for many years. Have you noticed how companies are shrinking the size of their products while keeping the packaging the same? The result is less product while the price ...read more

  • Religion & Relationship

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jun 11, 2007
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,939 views

    How do we enter the Kingdom? Many who think they know, do not know.

    The story of Nicodemus is one of the best known stories of the Bible, and it comes to a close with one of the most often quoted passages in the Bible, John 3:16: “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life” ...read more

  • Knocking Off The Training Wheels Of Legalism

    Contributed by Andy Atkins on Jan 5, 2001
    based on 129 ratings
     | 1,402 views

    Where does the Law cross the line into legalism? Paul told the Colossians the answer.

    Colossians 2:11-17 Knocking Off the Training Wheels of Legalism My bicycle never had training wheels. I came from the school that said, “Take the plunge!” and “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” When my dad put my bicycle together for me, I was six years old. I was ...read more

  • Funnking With Straight A's

    Contributed by Howard Flynn on May 18, 2001
    based on 144 ratings
     | 1,792 views

    Human goodness is not good enough for God

    Did you ever get an F in school? I did when I was a freshman in high school because I wanted to play more than study. Thus, at the end of an eight-week term I wound up with an F in biology, F as in Flynn. My parents were furious and promised dire retribution if I didn’t bring that grade up to a ...read more

  • Surviving Conflict In Your Heart Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Oct 5, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,036 views

    It is impossible for our hearts to be at peace without the Spirit of Christ.

    Surviving Conflict Series (Part 3 of 3) (Sermon concept & some content from Rick Stacy) Surviving the Conflict in Your Own Heart Romans 7:14-25; 8:1-2, 13 Oct. 1, 2006 FBC, Chester Mike Fogerson, Pastor Introduction: A I heard once of a man who was ...read more

  • James And Paul On Works And Faith

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jul 1, 2012
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,678 views

    James 2 and Romans 4 have some interesting contrasts. Faith without works is dead or faith apart from works is what saves... which is true?

    Last week James told us that if we are careless with our language our religion is worthless. (Jas. 1:26) This week James tells us that if we believe without acting on it our faith is worthless. (Jas. 2:14,17,20,26). A worthless religion and a worthless faith make a worthless Christian and a ...read more

  • Earn This! Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jan 24, 2015
     | 1,378 views

    Aren't you glad God didn't say that to us? Let's look at some things God does say about earnings and some things he does not say.

    I never saw the movie, and frankly, I don’t intend to, but I read an article about it. There is a punch line in the movie: “Saving Private Ryan” that really brings home today’s point. (This illustration taken from Wikipedia's article on Saving Private Ryan) The sole ...read more

  • Who Can Go To Heaven

    Contributed by Dr. Kenneth Rhodes, Jr on Dec 11, 2001
    based on 52 ratings
     | 4,725 views

    You must be born again

    Who can go the Heaven? John 3:3-5 (NASB95) 3 Jesus answered and said to him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” 4 Nicodemus *said to Him, “How can a man be born when he is old? He cannot enter a second time into his ...read more

  • The Best, Not The Rest Series

    Contributed by James Galbraith on Nov 14, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 866 views

    In this passage, Paul compares all his earthly acheivements to garbage, compared to his salvation in Christ.

    Philippians 3:1-14 – “The best, not the rest” By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni. October 29, 2006 Text 3 Further, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord! It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you again, and it is a safeguard for you. 2 Watch out for ...read more

  • How To Be Justified By Faith

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 15, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 675 views

    Too many people assume that the process involves going to church, learning to cite particular creeds or observing certain rituals. However, Paul teaches the Romans in this passage how Abraham was justified (established as right before God and acquitted fr

    How To Be Justified By Faith (Rom. 4:1-8) Illustration:God does not expect us to submit our faith to him without reason, but the very limits of our reason make faith a necessity. Augustine. 1. Have you ever considered how to explain to another person the process of being justified by ...read more

  • The Benefits Of Justification

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Nov 17, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,468 views

    The Benefits of Justification by Faith - Rom. 5:1-5

    The Benefits of Justification by Faith - Rom. 5:1-5 Illustration:It is no wonder that in 15 years of asking high school students throughout America whether, in an emergency situation, they would save their dog or a stranger first, most students have answered that they would not save the ...read more

  • By Law Or By Grace

    Contributed by Richard White on May 3, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,405 views

    Do we have a form of religion or a real relationship.

    By Law or By Grace Romans 2:17-29 The Jews were very strict in keeping their rituals and ceremonies. They had a form of religiosity, but lacked faith in God. They were faithful to their teachings but not forgiven of their sins, they were religious but lost. We know many like that ...read more

  • No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Mar 12, 2001
    based on 160 ratings
     | 3,076 views

    Being sure we are not spiritually underdressed.

    No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service I am sure that you have seen that sign at many establishments. Some signs say that you must have a coat and tie. If you are fortunate, they have loaners. One restaurant here in Mesquite promises to cut your tie off if you show up with one. There are black tie ...read more

  • Everybody Is Going Somewhere

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 22, 2001
    based on 90 ratings
     | 1,652 views

    The pull of the world is so loud and overwhelming to everyone, while the church sites silently off to the side. “...and only a few find it.”

    May 20, 2001 Sand Flat Baptist Church David Yarbrough “Everybody is Going Somewhere” Matthew 7:13-14 As a boy one of my favorite pass times was fishing. I grew up between two lakes that provided an abundance of opportunity for me to fish. My favorite lure was a little spinner bait called ...read more