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  • Legalism Versus Love Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 17, 2021
     | 269 views

    We are in a world of great religious competition. We will all tend to follow one of these two strategies: The legalistic or the loving, the rule book power, or relationship power.

    We live in a world where competition is a master motive. When the news reach Russia in 1945 that the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Stalin ordered secret scientists to find a way to catch up to the U.S. Andrei Sakharov was only 24 years old then, but his brilliant mind was ...read more

  • Legalism Versus Love

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 13, 2021
     | 122 views

    We are in a world of great religious competition. We will all tend to follow one of these two strategies: The legalistic or the loving, the rule book power, or relationship power.

    We live in a world where competition is a master motive. When the news reach Russia in 1945 that the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Stalin ordered secret scientists to find a way to catch up to the U.S. Andrei Sakharov was only 24 years old then, but his brilliant mind was ...read more

  • The Law And The Lord

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 13, 2021
     | 355 views

    Christ was the event toward which the whole history of the Old Testament moved. Without the Old Testament we cannot know what it was that He fulfilled, and, therefore, the Old Testament is a vital part of the Christian faith.

  • Fulfilling The Law

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Mar 3, 2021
     | 497 views

    When Jesus uses the metaphors of salt and light, He is talking to us about our covenant, our calling and how they relate to our righteousness.

    FULFILLING THE LAW Text: Matthew 5:13 - 20 Mat 5:13-20  "You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything, but is thrown out and trampled under foot.  (14)  "You are the light of the ...read more

  • The Hardest Word Series

    Contributed by Aneel Aranha on Feb 25, 2021
     | 226 views

    Like Elton John sang, “sorry” seems to be the hardest word. But it can bring so much healing, peace, and restoration. [Watch video: https://youtu.be/Wv24QxchW74]

    Scripture Reading: Matthew 5:20-26 For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of the law, you will certainly not enter the kingdom of heaven. “You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘You shall not murder, and anyone who murders ...read more

  • What Matters To Our Master? Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jan 8, 2021
     | 1,298 views

    What matters to our Master? 1. Righteousness matters (vs. 17-20). 2. Relationships matter (vs. 22-24). 3. Reconciliation matters (vs. 23-26).

    What Matters to Our Master? The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 5:17-26 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - August 27, 2017 (Revised January 8, 2021) MESSAGE: *Some things matter to us and some things don't. Jim Kane reminds us in a little memory quiz that included these ...read more

  • Christian Challenge Sermon Iii: Making Changes For The Better Series

    Contributed by Charles Cunningham on Jul 15, 2020
     | 903 views

    In times like these, mature Christians dedicate themselves to conserving Biblical principles in word and in deed by preserving the sacredness of God's commandments and by serving Christ as light shining in darkness.

    A POSITIVE CHRISTIAN INFLUENCE CHANGES LIFE FOR THE BETTER WITH ONE EXCEPTION Have you, like me, ever been at odds with the law - for example: Have you ever been ticketed for a traffic violation? How did you handle your lawlessness? Stopped by a police officer for ...read more

  • The Standard Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jul 2, 2020
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     | 1,627 views

    God teaches that internal righteousness is what produces external acts of righteousness.

  • Getting Life Right: No Rules, Just Right Series

    Contributed by Vic Folkert on May 18, 2020
     | 1,883 views

    The Old Testament is not a book of rules, but a guide to WHO God is, WHAT righteousness is, and HOW to bring righteousness into our lives. Jesus fulfills the law, but affirms its continuing relevance.

    Getting Life Right: NO RULES. JUST RIGHT. Matthew 5:17-20 Some years ago, Outback Steakhouse had an advertising slogan: “No Rules. Just Right.” The slogan conveyed a relaxed attitude, symbolized by the lack of a set closing time posted on the door, and leaving no customer request unfulfilled. NO ...read more

  • Core 52 Week 18 - Finding True Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Lanny Smith on May 13, 2020
     | 580 views

    How do we know the right thing to do? We get lots of advice from family, friends, media, you name it. But what direction do we truly trust to guide us into right thinking and right behaviors? Jesus shows us the way in the Sermon on the Mount.

    You can listen to the sermon audio on my podcast at: https://PastorLanny.buzzsprout.com Intro: (Preached on Mother’s Day, 2020) • Good/Bad advice from Mom. • Bad: o “If you see a bear and don’t have time to run away, hug it. Bears cannot scratch their stomachs.” o “Always weave a little, and all ...read more

  • Who We Are

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Mar 10, 2020
     | 1,924 views

    We make Christ known by being present an active in the world... by making a difference.

    Title: Who We Are Text: Matthew 5:13-20 Thesis: We make Christ known by being present and active in the world… by making a difference. Introduction Good Housekeeping Magazine cites the five most common things people notice when they visit someone’s home. Here’s the list of the five most ...read more

  • Who We Are Series

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Mar 10, 2020
     | 1,652 views

    We make Christ known by being present an active in the world... by making a difference.

    Title: Who We Are Text: Matthew 5:13-20 Thesis: We make Christ known by being present and active in the world… by making a difference. Introduction Good Housekeeping Magazine cites the five most common things people notice when they visit someone’s home. Here’s the list of the five most ...read more

  • Let Your Light Shine! Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Kruschel on Feb 24, 2020
     | 2,588 views

    This Old Testament account of Joshua and the Israelites reflects what Jesus teachings in his Sermon on the Mount from Matthew 5:13-20

    You had such good intentions, BUT… fill in the blank. Good intentions to exercise more regularly, to stick to that diet, to save more money, to be more patient, to study more for that upcoming test, to go to Bible study. You had such good intentions, BUT… fill in the blank with whatever it was ...read more

  • Salt & Light

    Contributed by Peter Fisher on Feb 9, 2020
     | 1,758 views

    How is our church? then how to be salt and light, with a couple of examples that will be hard to live up to.

    Sermon - Salt and Light Preached 10:00 9 February 2020 @ Christ Church, Billericay Purpose: To be Salt and Light Readings: Isaiah 58v1-9a; Matthew 5v13-20 Isaiah’s Time It seems that the world in Isaiah’s time was not so different in some ways than the worlds is now. They look like they followed ...read more

  • We Are Salt And Light In The World

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Feb 9, 2020
     | 1,597 views

    In what way can we be salt and light in the world

    Mt 5:13-20 Salt and Light Story: In the 19th Century (before radar was invented) ships avoided each other by looking out for beacons or lights on other ships. And they communicated with each other by flashing messages to each other by light in a sort of morse code. One day a Royal Naval ...read more