Sermons on Doctrine
We all wear labels. Some of them are helpful, accurately defining who and what we are. Others are lies that destroy us.
245 years of freedom! We celebrate our physical freedom on this date; however, unless we address a crucial issue (our spiritual condition) we are still in bondage.
No matter how good you are, how beautiful you are, or how gifted you are…if you don’t have this one thing, you’ll accomplish nothing more than making a lot of noise.
We all have one; a past. For many of us, our past is filled with poor choices and regrets over things we have said or done. We wish we could forget our past. Because we can’t, for many people the past becomes what defines our present. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be this way.
In our journey we will come to many intersections that will require us to choose a direction. In this first message in the series titled Intersections we look at the truth and lies.
The last collision we face with culture revolves around the concept of love. For too many people, love is poorly understood and even more poorly practiced.
The culture of the world, for the most part, is built on lies. After all, we all tell lies. The only weapon that is effective at combatting a lie is the truth.
How are we to respond when the world seems to be on a collision course with the gospel? In truth, the gospel has always been on conflict with the world. The collision has always been heading toward us. We just have to prepare for the impact.
Our journey to the heart of God has been illuminating. We have seen His heart for the hurting, for the outcasts, for the doubters, and for the faithful that need encouragement. Now, we see where the journey ends; at a cross where Jesus will die for our sins.
Doubt is universal, even among the most solid of Christians. However, our God has a heart for doubters.