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  • Guard Against Legalism Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jun 6, 2016
     | 2,290 views

    Legalism hinders the work of the true gospel of Jesus Christ and wreaks havoc with the spiritual lives of those affected by it.

    We continue on in our series of messages through the New Testament book of Titus. It’s written by the apostle Paul to his protégé whose name is (anyone?). Paul has left Titus on the isle of Crete for a reason. Titus 1:5a – The reason I left you in Crete was that you might put in ...read more

  • The Legalistic God Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on May 7, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,509 views

    Too often we think God has too many rules and laws and we do not embrace God because of the rules/legalism

    Believing and Not Believing The God of Rules May 7, 2017 I believe there are lots of people who would love to be followers of Jesus, people who want to believe, however, something holds them back. While these people are rejecting God, I believe they are doing this because they have a ...read more

  • Beware Of The Legalist Series

    Contributed by Rodney Coe on Feb 12, 2015
     | 3,398 views

    Legalism has and is harming our churches. How do we avoid it in our church?

    Beware of the Legalist Colossians 2:11-23 As we continue our Sunday morning tour of the book of Colossians we have to remember where we are and what the theme is. Last week we learned that philosophy or better said knowledge apart from Christ is empty. Andy teaching that takes away or adds to ...read more

  • Is It Really Legalism?

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Mar 31, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,560 views

    In many modern churches, legalism is no more than acknowledging that the Lord has given to His Church a body of legislation that He expects to be taught and obeyed.

    During my decades of Christian ministry, the terms “legalism” and “legalist” have progressively been bandied-about within modern churches and their preachers/pastors. These terms have, primarily, been used to describe and condemn those Christians and churches that believe that there is more ...read more

  • Who's Your Mama? Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Sep 5, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,915 views

    God promised Abraham that he would have thousands of descendants. Abraham and Sarah showed a lack of faith when they launched the Hagar Solution.

    INTRODUCTION The term “who’s your daddy?” has become a part of our cultural vernacular. My golf buddy, Dean Cagle, yells it every time he makes a long putt, which is more often than I like. In fact, the guys who know Dean know him by that phrase. So, a couple of years ago when ...read more

  • The Gospel Of Legalism

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Mar 9, 2014
     | 1,747 views

    A sermon that describes the religious legalist.

    "The Gospel of Legalism" Galatians 1:6 6 I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: Introduction: This morning I may be preaching one of the most important messages I have ever preached anywhere in my ministry. I hope that ...read more

  • Grace Bandits Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on May 18, 2014
     | 2,078 views

    1) Legalism (Colossians 2:16–17), 2) Mysticism (Colossians 2:18–19), and 3) Asceticism (Colossians 2:20–23).

    People celebrate occasions for different reasons. Some have particular social conventions, sports milestones, famous people, or plain civic holidays. Noticing all the fireworks trailers around, we know we have reached just such an occasion. Victoria day is a uniquely British celebration, that means ...read more

  • The Gospel: Opposes Legalism Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Sep 4, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,136 views

    There is a monumental issue at stake. The Gospel of Grace is being weighed in the balance. Donft turn Christianity into a list of rules. It takes extra work to be Spirit led.

  • Jesus Is Greater Than Religion Series

    Contributed by Darrell Stetler Ii on Nov 6, 2014
     | 1,658 views

    Christ was not only necessary but sufficient. If we try to supplement Him, we imply that He is insufficient.

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> THIS SERMON AVAILABLE WITH POWERPOINT IN RESOURCE DOWNLOAD! This sermon (and several hundred others) are available for download. > Microsoft Word > Most with handouts More info: www.sermonsubscribe.com or ...read more

  • You Can't Outsmart Jesus

    Contributed by Curtis E. Nester on Jul 6, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,016 views

    When a lawyer tries to entrap Jesus, he falls into his own trap.

    TITLE: You Can't Outsmart Jesus TEXT: Luke 10:25-37 INTRO: Again, we look at another passage contained only in Luke. Remember, this incident took place on the other side of the cross, before coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. So it was during the Dispensation of the Law, not of Grace. The ...read more

  • Why Would A Free Man Go Back Into Bondage?

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Jul 9, 2016
     | 4,570 views

    "To tamper with the gospel is to trouble the church... Indeed the church's greatest troublemakers (now as then) are not those outside who oppose, ridicule and persecute it, but those inside who try to change the gospel... Conversely, the only way to....

    Why Would A Free Man Go back into Bondage? Pt.4 Galatians 1:1-10NASB In the 1980s Hollywood created what became a authentic, film genre in which a bulked-up, heavily armed one-man fighting machine broke into prison camp's and rescued hostages, POWs, or kidnapped victims. Names like Sylvester ...read more

  • Can You Fall From Grace? Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Sep 5, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,766 views

    Can you fall from grace? Absolutely. You can’t fall away from salvation, but you can reject the truth of grace.

    INTRODUCTION Some of my fondest memories are road trips when my daughters were young. We had an Oldsmobile Delta 88 with a huge bench backseat. This was before child seats were the required, so they had plenty of room to play. But there was an imaginary line drawn down the middle of the bench ...read more

  • Free To Choose How You’ll Be Saved!

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Jan 28, 2014
     | 1,339 views

    Jesus bore the curse of the law so we wouldn’t have to.

    I want to make a point as we begin today – and that is that there is often more than one way to do some things. The following test is used by Anderson consulting to see if people are qualified to be a “professional.” There are only 4 questions. See how you do… 1. How do ...read more

  • Caught! Series

    Contributed by John Oscar on Jun 17, 2018
     | 2,511 views

    Using the story of the woman caught in adultery, Pastor John shows us how we can react like Jesus to bad situations.

    Caught! CCCAG June 17th, 2018 Scripture- John 8:1-11 What we just watched was a video representation from the movie the Gospel of John that depicts one of my favorite Bible Narratives because it shows the overwhelming love of Jesus Christ for the sinner. Anyone who is giving their heart to the ...read more

  • The Ten Commandments - Are They For Now?

    Contributed by Graham Kettle on Oct 14, 2014
     | 1,835 views

    We hear about the 10 Commandments. In Jesus’ day Jews had to obey these and 600+ rules. But in these days, we don't like to hear about what we should or shouldn't do. So, Christian - can you dump them as many are preaching? Grace vs Law - who wins?

    We are used to hearing about the 10 Commandments. The Jews of Jesus’ day had to obey these plus over 600 more rules. In these days, we do not like to hear about what we should or should not do. We do not like being told, “Do this,” or, “Don’t do that.” Have you ...read more