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  • Legalism

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Sep 8, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,504 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

  • Liberty Or Legalism?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jul 31, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,505 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

  • Liberty Or Legalism?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jun 10, 2003
    based on 123 ratings
     | 8,287 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 9, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,188 views

    Where the law cannot save, Grace can

  • The Scourge Of Legalism Series

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Sep 12, 2004
    based on 58 ratings
     | 3,037 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

  • Holiness Without Legalism

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on May 12, 2003
    based on 42 ratings
     | 3,991 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

  • Pulling The Weeds Of Legalism Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 24, 2003
    based on 206 ratings
     | 43,383 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

  • Legalism, Mercy, Grace Series

    Contributed by Doug Warren on Mar 25, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,024 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

  • Legalism: Our Great Enemy Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Dec 22, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,717 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
     | 1,938 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

  • Liberty, License, And Legalism

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jul 9, 2003
    based on 205 ratings
     | 17,213 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!

  • Speaking The Legal Truth Series

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,186 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 Versus Holiness Series

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Sep 23, 2004
    based on 32 ratings
     | 3,332 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 Rears Its Ugly Head! Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on May 3, 2001
    based on 105 ratings
     | 4,879 views

    Reasons why legalism must be resisted.

    A Study of the Book of Acts Sermon # 22 "Legalism Rears Its Ugly Head" Acts 15:1-23 Tonight I want to speak to you on the very touchy subject of legalism. I thought, Oh well I spoke on money this morning I might as ...read more

  • Knocking Off The Training Wheels Of Legalism

    Contributed by Andy Atkins on Jan 5, 2001
    based on 129 ratings
     | 1,663 views

    Where does the Law cross the line into legalism? Paul told the Colossians the answer.

    Colossians 2:11-17 Knocking Off the Training Wheels of Legalism My bicycle never had training wheels. I came from the school that said, “Take the plunge!” and “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” When my dad put my bicycle together for me, I was six years old. I was ...read more