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  • Legalism

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Sep 8, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    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 more

  • Legalism

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

    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.

    Evening Service for 8/8/2010 “What Would Jesus Hate? Legalism” HoHum: One Sunday afternoon there was a drunken man who was staggering down a country path. He came upon a baptismal service at a pond. There were many to be baptized that day and the drunk, not knowing what was going on, got in more

  • Liberty Or Legalism?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jul 31, 2003
    based on 18 ratings

    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: 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 more

  • The Scourge Of Legalism Series

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Sep 12, 2004
    based on 58 ratings

    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 more

  • The Bonds Of Legalism Series

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

    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. 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 more

  • The Lie Of Legalism Series

    Contributed by Rickey Bennett on Aug 18, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    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 more

  • Liberty Or Legalism?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jun 10, 2003
    based on 123 ratings

    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.

  • Legalism And Grace

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jul 9, 2003
    based on 53 ratings

    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

    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 more

  • Legalism Versus Holiness Series

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Sep 23, 2004
    based on 32 ratings

    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 more

  • Liberalism Vs Legalism

    Contributed by Thomas Miller on Feb 27, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    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 more

  • Facing Up To Legalism Series

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

    # 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 more

  • Speaking The Legal Truth Series

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 30 ratings

    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 more

  • Grace Living Lessens Legalism

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 24, 2004
    based on 30 ratings

    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 more

  • Legalism, Mercy, Grace Series

    Contributed by Doug Warren on Mar 25, 2006
    based on 24 ratings

    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, more