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  • Liberty Or Legalism?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jun 10, 2003
    based on 123 ratings
     | 8,336 views

    How free should you be as a Christian - especially when dealing with younger, less mature believers. Paul addresses a difficult subject as freedom and legalism are compared. The answers may surprise you.

    I love steak. I really do. Whenever we go out it’s what I feel like most of the time. For a time I became a little reluctant to eat my favorite meat after doing a series of stories as a reporter on ecoli. You remember that, don’t you? The little bacteria killed several people in Oregon and ...read more

  • Liberty Or Legalism?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jul 31, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,549 views

    How free should you be as a Christian - especially when dealing with younger, less mature believers. Paul addresses a difficult subject as freedom and legalism are compared. The answers may surprise you.

    For an audio copy of this message, go to: www.LivingWatersWeb.com. I love steak. I really do. Whenever we go out it’s what I feel like most of the time. For a time I became a little reluctant to eat my favorite meat after doing a series of stories as a reporter on ecoli. You remember that, don’t ...read more

  • The Scourge Of Legalism Series

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Sep 12, 2004
    based on 58 ratings
     | 3,115 views

    The problem with legalism is: 1. It turns a relationship of love into a religion of laws. 2. It turns people from encouragers into fault-finders. 3. It emphasizes outward conformity rather than inner transformation.

    What an interesting story about the early church The Word of God has just spread to the Gentiles (non-Jews and people from other lands), and they have responded enthusiastically to its message. There were thrilling stories of healings, miracles and dramatic conversions. These new converts were ...read more

  • Legalism And Grace

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jul 9, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,246 views

    Where the law cannot save, Grace can

  • Pulling The Weeds Of Legalism Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 24, 2003
    based on 206 ratings
     | 43,578 views

    Following a list of rules and regulations will never lead to spiritual vitality. Grace demands that we avoid judging others according to our standards.

    Pulling the Weeds of Legalism Almost every state in our nation still has laws on their books that would surprise most people. For instance, In Florida, a woman may be fined for falling asleep under a hair dryer. In Indiana, citizens are not allowed to attend a movie house or ride in a ...read more

  • Liberty, License, And Legalism

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jul 9, 2003
    based on 205 ratings
     | 17,370 views

    Today there are two extreme positions being expounded. Not new, they have existed since apostolic times. Each critical of the other. Neither is biblically correct. On the extreme right is legalism; on the left - license. The biblical position is liberty!

  • Legalism, Mercy, Grace Series

    Contributed by Doug Warren on Mar 25, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,073 views

    The Woman caught in adultery faced leaglism but found mercy and Grace in Jesus Christ.

    Intro: 1. Each segment of society has its own terminology: a. computer terms (foreign to me) b. medical terms (confusing,hard to understand) c. mechanic terms (could fool me in a minute!) 2. The church is no exception...we use terms like justification, sanctification, ...read more

  • Holiness Without Legalism

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on May 12, 2003
    based on 42 ratings
     | 4,024 views

    A message looking to help people live a life of holiness without falling into the trap of legalism.

    Holiness Without Legalism 1 Peter 1:15-16, Galatians 5:1 May 4, 2003 Introduction Have you ever seen a proud legalist? I have. They wouldn’t necessarily call themselves a legalist, but they are. They live their lives around making sure everything is just right so they don’t mess up ...read more

  • Speaking The Legal Truth Series

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,207 views

    How the officials accused Jesus of deserving to die for breaking the law - and how the law ended up stating that very thing - but a different law.

    March 17, 2004 John 19:4-7 Pilate came out and said to the Jews, “Look, I am bringing him out to you to let you know that I find no basis for a charge against him.” 5 When Jesus came out wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe, Pilate said to them, “Here is the man!” 6 As soon as the ...read more

  • Legalism: Our Great Enemy Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Dec 22, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,754 views

    Paul has been writing to the Philippian church, warning them about internal controversies that could divide them. Now Paul turns the attention of the church in Philippi away from the internal controversies and tells them to watch out for legalists.

    What is your aim as a Christian? The aim of a Christian is to, or should be to, please God. Every Christian should in his heart seek to please God. So as Christians we often as that question. What can we do to please God? One person asked this question to a respected Christian institution. He ...read more

  • Grace Living Lessens Legalism

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 24, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,957 views

    The Holy Spirit helps us realize that a person living according to a lawful orientation is always looking for guidelines by which everyone’s actions can be regulated. A person living by Christ’s graceful attitude looks to the Spirit and the word of God fo

    Grace Living Lessens Legalism Galatians 2:16 "Yet we know that a man is justified or reckoned righteous and in right standing with God not by works of the Law but only through faith and absolute reliance to trust in Jesus the Anointed One. Therefore, even we ourselves believed on Christ ...read more

  • Legalism Versus Holiness Series

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Sep 23, 2004
    based on 32 ratings
     | 3,424 views

    Legalism Versus Holiness, we all want to live holy lives, but sometimes we cross the line and being to live legalistic lives, were is the line?

  • My Journey Down Legality Lane

    Contributed by Charles Clary on Apr 29, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,087 views

    This sermon will reflect my deliverance from a legalistic upbringing.

  • "Forgoing One's Legal Rights In The Name Of Christ.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Sep 3, 2001
    based on 53 ratings
     | 1,782 views

    Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost September 9th, 2001 Heavenly Father empower each of us to be a true follower of Christ by submitting all to his service. Amen. Title: “Forgoing one’s legal rights in the name of Christ.” Text: Philemon

    Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost September 9th, 2001 Heavenly Father empower each of us to be a true follower of Christ by submitting all to his service. Amen. Title: “Forgoing one’s legal rights in the name of Christ.” Text: Philemon 1-21 This, the shortest of Paul’s letters, ...read more

  • Legalism - How It Distorts Our View Of God

    Contributed by Gary Regazzoli on Mar 14, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,805 views

    When there is an undue focus on the "will" of God to the exclusion of the whole "Being" of God we will end up with a distorted perspective of God