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  • Who Can Go To Heaven

    Contributed by Dr. Kenneth Rhodes, Jr on Dec 11, 2001
    based on 53 ratings
     | 5,289 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

  • Where Do You Place Your Trust?

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Nov 3, 2001
    based on 65 ratings
     | 3,598 views

    Our trust cannot rest in our heritage, our knowledge of the Bible, or outward symbols of faith but must rest in Jesus Christ.

    TEXT: ROMANS 2:12-29 TITLE: “WHERE HAVE YOU PLACED YOUR TRUST?” INTRODUCTION: A. What if I asked you to go flying with me? You would probably ask me if I was a pilot. I say, “Sure.” You ask, “Where did you learn to ...read more

  • How Is Your Counting?

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 968 views

    salvation is not of WORKS

    Philippians 3:1-8 October 7, 01 vbc How is your counting? The key word in our text in the small word "count" found in verses 7 and 8. The word means to evaluate and to assess. "The unexamined life is not worth living," Socrates once said. The third chapter of Philippians is Paul’s ...read more

  • The Supremacy Of Christ Is Defended Against Religious Legalism

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Oct 11, 2001
    based on 58 ratings
     | 1,861 views

    This sermon proclaims the good news that salvaion is not something we earn by adhearance to legalistic obedience to the law, but it is freely received by the work of Jesus Christ.

    The Supremacy of Christ is Defended Against Religious Legalism Colossians 2:11-17 October 14, 2001 Intro: A. Last week, Bob Russell of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, KY began a series of sermons on the book of Colossians with these words… "Sometimes I look over this audience ...read more

  • The Supremacy Of Christ Is Defended Against Man-Made Rules & Regulations

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Oct 18, 2001
    based on 53 ratings
     | 2,219 views

    The sermon gets to the root of why man-made do’s and don’ts are inferior to actually knowing Chirst.

    The Supremacy of Christ is Defended Against Man-Made Rules and Regulations Colossians 2:18-23 October 21, 2001 Intro: A. [Odd Laws Still on the Books, Citation: Robert W. Pelton in The Door. Christian Reader, Vol. 33, no. 5.] Young girls are never allowed to walk a tightrope in Wheeler, ...read more

  • Live The Life

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Oct 21, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 913 views

    We are called to live in the life giving power of Jesus because we have been justified by faith.

    Live the Life Romans 5:1-11 June 1998 Introduction Some 70 percent of Americans believe that "most churches and synagogues today are not effective in helping people find meaning in life, "George H. Gallup Jr., America’s leading pollster and a committed Christian, reports in the recently ...read more

  • What Happens To People Who Have Never Heard About Jesus? Series

    Contributed by Jason Zahn on Aug 31, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,576 views

    Eternal Life is found in Jesus Christ and him alone.

    What Biblical doctrine do you struggle with most? I wouldn’t be surprised if some of you answered that God’s concept of the relationship between the roles of men and women really causes you a hard time. Nor would I be shocked if a number of you struggle with the concept of close(d) communion that ...read more

  • Salvation: Received By Faith; Demonstrated By Works; Forever By Grace

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Jul 23, 2001
    based on 118 ratings
     | 9,073 views

    Romans 4:1-8 and James 2:14-26 do not contradict each other.

    Listen to these two verses and think to yourself whether or not they contradict each other: "But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness" (Romans 4:5). "Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone" ...read more

  • By Grace . . . By Works

    Contributed by Charles Holt on Aug 10, 2001
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,566 views

    This study endeavors to strike a Scriptural balance between faith and works.

    email: cholt@gt.rr.com BY GRACE . . . BY WORKS By Charles W. Holt Eph. 2:8-10 James 2:14-25 Faith works! No, I really mean it. Faith works. But, you may reply, every Christian knows that. My response: not necessarily. My argument here is that too many have a one-dimensional ...read more

  • Funnking With Straight A's

    Contributed by Howard Flynn on May 17, 2001
    based on 144 ratings
     | 2,157 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

  • Everybody Is Going Somewhere

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 21, 2001
    based on 90 ratings
     | 2,139 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

  • An Important Principle Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Jun 24, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,443 views

    Salvation is by Grace through faith alone. This affects how we see ourselves, others and God.

    You can imagine the scene. The Church in Antioch are sitting down to their meal, with the Gentile Christians on this side with Paul in the middle and the Jewish Christians on that side with Peter in the middle of them. The meal’s about to start when Paul jumps up and says "This isn’t good enough! ...read more

  • What's The Connection Between Good Works And Salvation? Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 4, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 2,646 views

    GOOD DEEDS (INCLUDING KINDNESS TOWARDS OTHERS) ARE THE NATURAL EXPRESSION OF A CONVERTED LIFE, NOT THE BASIS FOR SALVATION

    BIG IDEA: GOOD DEEDS (INCLUDING KINDNESS TOWARDS OTHERS) ARE THE NATURAL EXPRESSION OF A CONVERTED LIFE, NOT THE BASIS FOR SALVATION I. (:1-2) REMINDER TO PURSUE GOOD DEEDS CONSISTENTLY -- DON’T FALL BACK INTO THE OLD WAYS A. Submission to Authority 1. "Remind them to be subject to ...read more

  • An Irrevocable Promise

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Jun 30, 2001
    based on 57 ratings
     | 1,899 views

    God’s Promise is primary. Works won’t help becuase salvatin is by faith alone.

    So, what’s wrong with rules? Life couldn’t continue if we didn’t have rules to govern it. It’s good to teach your children to always say please and thank you. To knock before entering a room, to clean up after themselves. It’s important to know that blue and green should never be seen; that white ...read more

  • Justification By Faith Alone

    Contributed by Steve Weaver on Nov 24, 2001
    based on 144 ratings
     | 14,180 views

    Explanation of the Biblical doctrine of Justification.

    Justification By Faith Alone Romans 5:1 “Therefore, being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:” The great 16th Century German Reformer, Martin Luther, called it “the article upon which the church stands or falls.” The article in question is that of ...read more