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  • Legalism

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Sep 8, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,450 views

    Are you too caught up in man-made laws?

    The story was told some years ago of a pastor who found the roads blocked one Sunday morning and was forced to skate on the river to get to church, which he did. When he arrived the elders of the church were horrified that their preacher had skated on the Lord’s Day. After the service they held a ...read more

  • Legalism

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 9, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,590 views

    A series of sermons on "What Would Jesus Hate?" This idea came from Tim Harlow at a convention. I preached Tim Harlow’s stuff on judging sinners and disciple dividing. This is my stuff on legalism.

  • Liberty Or Legalism?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jun 10, 2003
    based on 123 ratings
     | 8,143 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
     | 1,443 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
     | 2,954 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

  • Is It Really Legalism?

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Mar 31, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,351 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

  • The Bonds Of Legalism Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on May 4, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,000 views

    Instead of doing a full exposition of the passage, we’re going to focus on one aspect of it. We’re going to focus on the bonds of legalism. And make no mistake about it, legalism is bondage.

    http://brushforkbanner.blogspot.com As you can tell, we are in the same passage this morning as we were last week. But this morning, rather than doing a full exposition of the passage, we’re going to focus on one aspect of it. We’re going to focus on the bonds of legalism. The fact is that ...read more

  • The Lie Of Legalism Series

    Contributed by Rickey Bennett on Aug 18, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,646 views

    God’s grace will free us from legalism so that we can freely follow Christ to the glory of God.

    INTRODUCTION Please turn in your Bibles to Colossians chapter 2. We’ll read verses 16-23 this morning as we continue in the letter to the Colossians. READ COLOSSIANS 2:16-23 / PRAY At the beginning of this chapter, Paul said that he had a great struggle for the Colossian believers (and for ...read more

  • Legalism And Grace

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jul 9, 2003
    based on 53 ratings
     | 4,106 views

    Where the law cannot save, Grace can

  • Liberty, License, And Legalism

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jul 9, 2003
    based on 205 ratings
     | 16,965 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!

    LIBERTY, LICENSE, AND LEGALISM GALATIANS 5:1-13 INTRODUCTION: Today in Christianity there are two extreme positions. These positions are not new they have existed since apostolic times. Each is critical of the other. Neither is biblically correct. Both are devastating to the cause of Christ. On ...read more

  • Grace Living Lessens Legalism

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 24, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,920 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
     | 3,226 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?

    Romans 7:1-7:25 Getting on the Same Page As God About Legalism verse Holiness Introduction A. Close your eyes. B. Everyone’s eyes Closed? C. Do not start thinking about lunch D. Do not start thinking about that nice juicy steak you will be enjoying E. Do not start thinking about the ...read more

  • Why Legalism Stinks Series

    Contributed by Larry Osborne on Jun 13, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,230 views

    Having a clear understanding of God’s law can help us avoid the trap of legalism. King David, the apostle Paul and Jesus can each give us a healthy perspective on God’s law.

    1 Timothy: Doing Church God’s Way North Coast Church Message #5 August 12-13, 2006 Dr. Larry Osborne Why Legalism ...read more

  • Liberalism Vs Legalism

    Contributed by Thomas Miller on Feb 27, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,251 views

    Many want to clean the outside of the believer, when the inside is what Jesus put the most emphasis on. I call it visual sins.

    Liberalism VS Legalism Two of the Deadliest Sins A Church received a resume for a Pastor’s position. While reading up on his history they noticed that he had a record. He had been arrested, his doctrine was considered very controversial and on occasions he was run out of town. Fights ...read more

  • Facing Up To Legalism Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jan 30, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,523 views

    # 15 in series. “One of the most serious problems facing the orthodox Christian church today is the problem of legalism."

    A Study of the Book of John “That You May Believe” Sermon # 15 “Facing Up To Legalism” (John 5:9-13,15, Gal 1:6-10, 2:1-5, 11-14) The subject that I want to talk to you about this morning is legalism. You know it’s kind of odd ...read more