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  • Living Free.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jan 17, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    Paul has laid forth the truth in the book of Galatians of liberty in the Lord Jesus. When we receive Jesus as our personal savior, we are set free from the bondage of sin.

    Living free. Galatians at 5:7 -- 15. 01/16/05 Paul has laid forth the truth in the book of Galatians of liberty in the Lord Jesus. When we receive Jesus as our personal savior, we are set free from the bondage of sin. But there were those who came into Galata teaching heresy. They were more

  • Faith Equals Action Series

    Contributed by W.bryan Jackson on Feb 23, 2004
    based on 5 ratings

    Faith without works is dead. How often have I heard that sitting in the pews. James talks about meeting peoples needs as a way of showing faith. I want to take that a step further.

    James 2:14-26 what good is it, my brothers, if a man claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save him? (15) Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. (16) If one of you says to him, “Go, I wish you well; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about his physical more

  • Faith Plus Works Equals A Hit

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Jun 6, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    A series of messages from the book of James. Teaching verse upon verse. It takes a faith and works mix to stay on track and to stay friutful.

    Faith Plus Works Equals a Hit Text: James 2:14-26 What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? 15 If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, 16 and one of you says to them, “Depart in more

  • I'm Going Over My Mountain

    Contributed by Richard Roberts on Jul 4, 2008
    based on 25 ratings

    Climbing mountains can be difficult but for the eagle its just somthing to soar over Come lets go Over our mountain!

    Deuteronomy 2:3 3. Ye have compassed this mountain long enough: turn you northward. Going Over The Mountain 3 Facts About this mountain #1) Exodus 3:12 12. And he said, Certainly I will be with thee; and this shall be a token unto thee, that I have sent thee: When thou hast brought forth more

  • What Is Faith? Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jul 11, 2008
    based on 15 ratings

    This is the first sermon in a series on the Heores of Faith from Hebrews 11. This one deals with what faith is and what to expect from the series.

    Introduction By Faith You’ve probably heard it a hundred times. It’s one of the oldest preacher stories around. But it still provides a powerful illustration of the personal nature of faith. One day long ago, a world-renowned tightrope walker came to Niagara Falls and stretched his rope more

  • Bewitched

    Contributed by Everett Mccoy on Jul 22, 2008
    based on 9 ratings

    Bewitched: Fascinated by a lie. This message invites the audience to examine what they are depending on for their success in any effort. What are they fascinated with?

    Bewitched! Breaking the Spell 1 You foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? Before your very eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed as crucified. 2I would like to learn just one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by observing the law, or by believing what you heard? 3Are you so more

  • Sola Fide Series

    Contributed by Wilbur Madera Rivas on Oct 10, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Solo por fe

    Sola Fide Intro. En el mes de octubre de 1517, un monje agustino llamado Martín Lutero, colocó sus 95 tesis en la puerta de la capilla de Wittemberg, Alemania, en las que manifestaba su oposición en contra de lo que se enseñaba en sus días respecto a las indulgencias. El problema de fondo detrás more

  • Man's Best Vs God's Best

    Contributed by Doyle Hayes on Sep 9, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    Defense of grace vs works salvation

    Man’s Best VS God’s Best Gal 3:10-14 --The merit system represents the best that man can do. --The faith system represents the best that God can do. –-I heard this week where some school system I think it was in Florida but I could be wrong, has decided to pass every child more

  • Justified By Faith Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on May 23, 2011
    based on 21 ratings

    Justification by faith humbles man by excluding all grounds of boasting. Justification by faith also provides opportunity for all mankind to be saved but still upholds the value of the Law which we have all broke.

    ROMANS 3: 27-31 JUSTIFIED BY FAITH Praise God for His offer of forgiveness through faith in Jesus Christ! Those who don’t take God up on His offer don’t truly see themselves as sinners in need of salvation. They make boasts such as: My good actions outweigh my bad. I’m more

  • James And Paul On Works And Faith

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jul 1, 2012
    based on 8 ratings

    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 more

  • Which Came First - The Chicken Or The Egg? Series

    Contributed by Stephen Todd on Dec 2, 2003
    based on 34 ratings

    The sermon examines the relationship between faith and works as God gives Abraham the rite of circumcision.

    Genesis 17 May 18, 2003 Which came first - the chicken or the egg? It is one of those silly questions that the human brain can get a little silly with. You can’t have a chicken without an egg, yet you need a chicken to lay the egg in the first place. Of course science has solved the more

  • "God In A Box"

    Contributed by J. Douglas Duty Jr. on Dec 3, 2003
    based on 32 ratings

    Christians living a God filled life

    “God in a Box” Galatians 4:8-20 Nov 30, 2003 Well we have come to that time of year… Friday was the biggest shopping day, decorations started going up, people start planning parties and gifts are already being bought and boxed up… This time of year reminds me, well not really the time but more

  • Righteousness By Faith Alone

    Contributed by Gary Regazzoli on Jun 7, 2002
    based on 46 ratings

    Paul makes clear there is only one way to righteousness and the promises associated with salvation - Faith in the saving work of Jesus Christ

    Romans 4:13-25 – Righteousness by Faith Who wants to earn a $1,000.00?  If you can jump up and touch the ceiling I will give you $1,000.00 Background to the Book of Romans  Paul wrote this letter to the Church of Rome primarily made up of Jews who had brought the gospel message more

  • Freedom, The Grand Proposition (Part Two) Series

    Contributed by Robert Odle on Jun 8, 2002
    based on 29 ratings

    The second part of a two part look at Paul’s Grand Proposition in Galatians (2:15-21).

    Freedom, The Grand Proposition (Part Two) (Galatians 2:17-21) Theme: Faith is the SOURCE of justification and the STANDARD by which justified human beings are to live out their lives. Purpose: What do I want to happen in the hearer when I preach this sermon? A. Increased knowledge. more

  • Freedom, It Comes Apart From Law (Part One) Series

    Contributed by Robert Odle on Jun 15, 2002
    based on 28 ratings

    Paul now begins to unpack his Grand Proposition (2:15-21). In 3:1-18, Paul supports the first part of his proposition: legalism is not the SOURCE of human justification.

    Freedom, It Comes Apart from Law (Part One) (Galatians 3:1-5) Theme: As faith justifies a human being, justification morally obligates that human being. Purpose: What do I want to happen in the hearer when I preach this sermon? A. Increased knowledge. After I preach this sermon, the more