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  • Legalism

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Sep 11, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,423 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
     | 4,511 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.

    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 ...read more

  • Liberty Or Legalism?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jun 12, 2003
    based on 123 ratings
     | 8,102 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

  • Legalism And Grace

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jul 13, 2003
    based on 53 ratings
     | 4,060 views

    Where the law cannot save, Grace can

    Legalism and grace. Acts 15. 08/18/02 On the first missionary journey of Paul there were attacks on his body. Satan thought with enough stoning with enough beating with rods, he would quit the ministry. None of these stopped this great man of God, so the Devil was going to have to go ...read more

  • Liberty Or Legalism?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Aug 3, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,395 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 16, 2004
    based on 58 ratings
     | 2,918 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

  • The Bonds Of Legalism Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on May 5, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,970 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 3 ratings
     | 2,594 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

  • Holiness Without Legalism

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on May 13, 2003
    based on 42 ratings
     | 3,868 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 17, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,132 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 24, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,601 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 26, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,911 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 26, 2004
    based on 32 ratings
     | 3,168 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

  • Legalism, Mercy, Grace Series

    Contributed by Doug Warren on Mar 28, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,891 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

  • Why Legalism Stinks Series

    Contributed by Larry Osborne on Jun 13, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,211 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