Sermons from September 2010

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Fruit, Righteousness, and the Gospel

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Listen to this sermon. Scripture for today’s sermon: Matthew 7:15-23 Some people will use Jesus’ invitation to enter through the narrow gate for purposes of deceit and deception. Here, and throughout the rest of the New Testament, Jesus warns us to beware (be on constant alert) for people that are not preaching the gospel. How […]

The Narrow Gate

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Listen to this sermon. Scripture for today’s sermon: Matthew 7:13-14 Mark 8:34-37 Luke 14:25-33 Acts 20:18-24 Entering through the narrow gate: This is the first of 4 contrasting choices that Jesus gives to conclude His sermon. Each of the decisions Jesus presents has only two options; there is no middle ground. Entering through the wide […]

The Best Sermon Ever (Pray)

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Listen to this sermon. Scripture for today’s sermon: Matthew 7:6-12 Matthew 7-11 (Pray) Ask, and It Will Be Given Prayer is not an event or a special function. It is and should be on-going and constant. We are ignorant on purpose. Being ignorant is not bad! God made us that way, so we will have […]

The Best Sermon Ever (Judging Others)

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Listen to this sermon. Scripture for today’s sermon: Matthew 5:1-48, 6:1-34, 7:1-6 Matthew 5:1-10 character of Christ-follower Matthew 5:11-12 likely outcome of follower’s life Matthew 5:13-16 our role in the world; essential as salt and light Matthew 5:17-20 The remaining verses of chapters 5 and 6 describe righteousness that exceeds the righteousness of the scribes […]