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  • What About All These Laws?

    Contributed by Roy Fowler on Jul 27, 2020
     | 976 views

    The difference between Laws and Love. One earthly and one heavenly.

    FACTS: The Jews say there are 611 laws given to them directly from God. By the time you get to the New Testament times of Jesus you will find it depends on how they determine the number. Some believe there are 611 in Hebrew Scriptures and 1,050 laws in the Greek Scriptures. But some have said ...read more

  • The I Am Statements: Jesus Is The Light Of The Word!

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on May 18, 2020
     | 2,574 views

    Jesus is the Light of the world, and He gives light in order to reveal the heart of the Father.

    The I Am Series - The Light of the World - John 8:12, 9:1-6 We’re continuing to meet online, as this is what we can do. Hopefully soon, the pandemic will lift and we’ll be able to meet again in person. And maybe, just maybe, for all the sadness we’re going through now, for all the isolation ...read more

  • The Old Replaced By The New Series

    Contributed by Ron Tuit on Sep 12, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,453 views

    The celebration of a Sabbath for Christians is a matter, not of the letter of the law, but a matter of the Spirit and the Heart. How do we get there?

    Sabbath: The Old Replaced by the New 2 Corinthians 3 We are spending a few weeks looking at the topic the fourth commandment: Remember the Sabbath day to keep it HOLY. Last week we saw that God rested on the seventh day after CREATING for six ...read more

  • The Secret Behind The Ten Commandments

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Jan 28, 2018
     | 1,515 views

    Can politics, science, or education fix our world? What if everyone kept the Ten Commandments? Is it even possible for a nation to keep the Ten Commandments?

    Prelude Can politics, science, or education fix our world? What if everyone kept the Ten Commandments? Is it even possible for a nation to keep the Ten Commandments? Purpose: What are the Ten Commandments for? Plan: Let’s look at Exodus 20 and the purpose of the Ten Commandments. 1) No ...read more

  • A Ministry Of Death Or Life Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Aug 18, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,054 views

    Here Paul contrasts the glory of the Ten Commandments with the glory of the life-giving Spirit. If the Law that leads to death was glorious, how much more glorious is God’s plan to give us life through His Spirit

    2 CORINTHIANS 3: 7-11 [GAINING PERSPECTIVE Series] A MINISTRY OF DEATH OR LIFE [Exodus 34:29-35 / Hebrews 9:11–28; 10:11–22] In our study on 2 Corinthians 3:1-6 we again heard that by works of law no one shall be justified or sanctified (Gal. 2:16, 3:11). Only by accepting ...read more

  • The Trouble Lies Deeper Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Sep 27, 2011
     | 2,979 views

    We give glory to God by living a life that is consistent with the heart of the law and not just the letter of the law.

    The great preacher of many years ago, Henry Ward Beecher, had a clock in this church that didn't keep good time. It was always too fast or too slow. And he fiddled with it month after month after month trying to get it right and it became kind of a standard topic of conversation in the church. ...read more

  • Above The Law Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Jun 24, 2008
     | 3,265 views

    Jesus was the fulfillment of the law. The spirit of the law brings freedom, while the letter of the law brings condemnation.

    Above the Law Mark 2:23-27 Mark 2:23 (HCSB) On the Sabbath He was going through the grainfields, and His disciples began to make their way picking some heads of grain. Common Practice * Left behind * Leaving a portion of unharvested grain * Given in the law * Leviticus 19:9-10 ...read more

  • The Spirit Gives Life Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Aug 4, 2014
    based on 5 ratings
     | 12,833 views

    God gives maturity & Christian growth as we follow His Spirit not as we follow the law. The Spirit gives life, the letter of the law kills

  • The Letter And The Spirit: Murder Series

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Apr 15, 2014
     | 2,523 views

    OUTLINE: The Letter of the Law (Do Not Commit Murder) The Spirit of the Law (Anger and Hatred are the Root of Murder) The Application of the Law (Seek Peace with Others)

    The Letter and the Spirit: Murder Matthew 5:21-26 There is a famous quote about the Bible which has been attributed to everyone from Abraham Lincoln to Mark Twain. The quote is this: “It’s not the parts of the Bible I do not understand that worry me, it’s the parts I do ...read more

  • Jesus Speaks On Adultery

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on Oct 11, 2010
     | 2,322 views

    In referencing adultery, Jesus goes to the heart of the matter and helps us understand that obeying the spirit of the law is more important than simply obeying the letter of the law.

    Jesus Speaks on Adultery Matthew 5:27-30 INTRODUCTION A. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlett Letter. 1. Indictment against the Puritanical beliefs of the day. 2. Hester Prynne lived in Amsterdam with her husband. 3. Husband was a learned man and English by birth. 4. Wanted to cross ...read more

  • Freedom Because Of Christ Series

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Jul 29, 2013
     | 3,101 views

    Because of God’s grace, mercy and forgiveness you are free from 3 things: the letter of the Law, legalism of men, lusts of this world. (Acts 15:22-29)

    Freedom Because of Christ Acts 15:22-29 Introduction Church this morning is a little different; but sometimes different is good -- Sometimes we need to knock the dust and do something new -- The same old becomes a routine; and this morning is def not routine This passage is a great ...read more

  • Jesus Says What?! (Murder) Series

    Contributed by Tim Diack on Dec 12, 2011
     | 1,827 views

    Like the Pharisees we are often content to live out the letter of the Law but God is looking for the hearth that seeks to live out the spirit of His word. Living by grace is a higher calling then living by the Law!

    Jesus Says What?! (Murder) - Matthew 5:21-26 - October 23, 2011 Series: Kingdom Life – A World Turned Upside Down #12 I had a great-uncle who served in the Royal Air Force during WWII. He had gone over to England to join up a couple of years before the war started. By the time ...read more

  • Mental Pornography Series

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Apr 15, 2014
     | 3,324 views

    (1) The Letter of the Law - You shall not commit adultery (2) The Spirit of the Law - Lust is the root of sexual sin (3) The Application of the Law - Remove the things which feed your lusts

    The Letter and the Spirit: Adultery Matthew 5:27-30 One of the most interesting stories in the Old Testament is that of Samson and Delilah. It has been retold in Sunday School classes, in sermons and even in film. The story captivates our imaginations, as it gives insight into just how ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Pharisee And The Publican Series

    Contributed by Ricardo Rodriguez on Nov 1, 2012
     | 3,492 views

    There is a necessary appropriate attitude in prayer so that it can be answered by God. The Pharisee belonged to a Jewish religious sect that believed that salvation came by obeying the letter of the law and precepts that they and their ancestors had esta

    Ice Breaker: Can you describe the characteristics of a humble person? Scripture: Lucas 18:9-14. INTRODUCTION: There is a necessary appropriate attitude in prayer so that it can be answered by God. The Pharisee belonged to a Jewish religious sect that believed that salvation came by ...read more

  • Refuse To Give In To Legalistic Pressures

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 8, 2003
    based on 64 ratings
     | 3,588 views

    What happens to people who prefer to live by the letter of the law rather than by the Spirit of grace? While the Bible urges us to perfection, you do not become holy through the keeping of the law. Do not give in to pressure.

    Avoid being blinded to the Spirit by relying on works of the flesh.(Gal 3:1-5) Question - What are the problems of living by the flesh and not by the Spirit? What happens to people who prefer to live by the letter of the law rather than by the Spirit of grace? While the Bible urges us to ...read more