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  • Where Do You Place Your Trust?

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Nov 3, 2001
    based on 65 ratings
     | 3,567 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

  • Justification By Faith Alone

    Contributed by Steve Weaver on Nov 24, 2001
    based on 144 ratings
     | 14,033 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

  • Benefits For The Believer

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Nov 29, 2001
    based on 106 ratings
     | 7,101 views

    When we are justified by faith, we receive some specific benefits.

    TEXT: ROMANS 5:1-11 TITLE: “BENEFITS FOR THE BELIEVER” INTRODUCTION: A. The pastor of a church in San Francisco was looking over the manger scene in the front yard of the church the day after Christmas. ...read more

  • Who Can Go To Heaven

    Contributed by Dr. Kenneth Rhodes, Jr on Dec 11, 2001
    based on 53 ratings
     | 5,236 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 True And False Way To Heaven

    Contributed by Chris Gowen on Jan 13, 2002
    based on 190 ratings
     | 10,718 views

    Millions of people will find disappointment on that final day because they trusted in their own works rather than Christ for salvation.

    Warnings are very important. If your smoke detector goes off, it’s giving you a warning. If the lights on the dash of your car, or truck comes on, it’s a warning that something needs to be given attention. Sometimes those lights don’t mean a thing. You may have driven a car for years and a ...read more

  • 10 Assets Of Justification

    Contributed by Ed Mcneely on May 15, 2002
    based on 341 ratings
     | 48,372 views

    There are at least 10 assets that we receive at the moment of salvation.

    SOME TREASURES OF SALVATION 10 assets of justification 1-20-02 Romans 5:1-6 Up to this point in his letter to the Roman Church … Paul has been building God’s case against those who refuse to accept Jesus as their Christ. He also has clearly stated what God has done to provide salvation … or ...read more

  • How To Not Get To Heaven

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on May 19, 2002
    based on 167 ratings
     | 9,613 views

    A sermon outlining the ways people think they will get to heaven.

    How to NOT Get to Heaven Various Scriptures May 19, 2002 Introduction There is a story of Billy Graham when he was visiting a city for one of his crusades. He had finished writing a letter and began to look for a place to mail it. Walking around the city for a while, he came across a ...read more

  • What Kind Of Life Support Are You On

    Contributed by Gary Regazzoli on Jun 27, 2002
    based on 76 ratings
     | 3,983 views

    God has dealt with the problem of sin through the death of Jesus, now Paul goes on to tell us how God deals with our sinful nature

    Rom 6:1-11 – What kind of life support are you on? Wanted poster for Osama Bin Laden  Our section in Romans today is God’s “Wanted Poster” but his is a little different  God’s wanted poster reads, wanted, Sons of God, “Dead AND Alive”  First three chapters of Romans talk ...read more

  • The Just Shall Live By Faith

    Contributed by Glenn Robinson on Jul 8, 2002
    based on 92 ratings
     | 11,464 views

    This is a sermon on Romans 1:17 showing how we are justified by faith apart from our works.

    Let’s go on a journey back in time almost 500 years ago. Germany, a dimly lit room, a young Augistianian monk studies. He struggled with guilt, he did pilgrimages, penance, masses, prayer – if a monk could be saved by his monkery it was him. After long hours of study the truth of ...read more

  • A Demonstration Of God's Love

    Contributed by Glenn Robinson on Aug 14, 2002
    based on 58 ratings
     | 10,268 views

    This sermon tells how God loved us so much that He sent Christ to die for our sins even though we didn’t deserve it.

    Did you hear about the guy who says to his girlfriend, “I’d climb the highest mountain for you, “I’d swim the deepest ocean, “I’d give my very life for you” She says, “Oh, honey, that’s so wonderful. But what I really need is for you to take out the trash". And he says, “Are you kidding? ...read more

  • The Perfect Will Of God

    Contributed by Bernard Dawson on Sep 22, 2002
    based on 67 ratings
     | 6,435 views

    An encouragement to strive for excellence in Christian living.

    THE PERFECT WILL OF GOD Scripture: Romans 12:1-2 St. Paul knew that anything short of surrender to the will of God would be inadequate. It is interesting that Paul chose the term living sacrifice. In the Levitical system a sacrifice was usually dead. In chapter 6 verse 11 he explains what he ...read more

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

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Jul 23, 2001
    based on 118 ratings
     | 9,027 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

  • God Offers The Ultimate Credit Advance

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Feb 21, 2002
    based on 149 ratings
     | 6,738 views

    We are justified by faith, not by works. God’s grace is freely credited to us.

    It’s been said that more Americans are in debt these days than ever before. Many blame credit cards as the culprit. It is easier than ever for people to spend and it’s easier than ever to put off paying the bill. “Buy now! Pay later!” That seems to be the basis of our economy these ...read more

  • The Battle Between Reasoning And Faith

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 150 ratings
     | 41,718 views

    There is a constant battle between reasoning and faith, which moves mountains?

    THE BATTLE OF REASONING AND FAITH? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com TEXT: Isa. 1:18, Come now let us reason together. Hebrews 11:1 (KJV) Now faith is the substance of the things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.--- Numbers 13: 30: Caleb stills the people and said," Let ...read more

  • The Road To Success- James 2:14-26 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Nov 5, 2002
    based on 89 ratings
     | 23,250 views

    Success in life comes from the following equation: Faith + works = success. The opposite also applies: Faith – Works, or Work – Faith = no success only failure in life.

    The Road to Success in Life Thesis: Success in life comes from the following equation: Faith + works = success. The opposite also applies Faith – Works, or Work – Faith = no success only failure in life. Text: James 2:14-26 NIV: 14What good is it, my brothers, if a man claims to have faith ...read more