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A. And by this we know that we have come to know Him (v.3) 1. If we keep His commandments (v.3) 2. If we keep His word (v.5) B. The Result: 1. The love of God is perfected in us (v.5) 2. Assurance: We know that we have come to know Him (v.3) C. This is related to obedience The Test: Do we keep His commandments?—1…
Matthew Kratz • Sermon • • 841 views
Matthew 5:20. Your Righteousness must Exceed that of the Pharisees, for it was Hypocritical and Ugly. Everton Community Church. January 20th 2008. There are many differences between Americans and Canadians. One prominent public one is the moral expectations that Americans require of the political leaders.…
Summer in the Psalms
1 Samuel and the book of Acts describe David as a man after God's heart. He had a genuine relationship with God. If you've been around a Gospel-preaching church for long, you may have heard the phrase, "it's not about religion, it's about having a relationship with God." Psalm 5 gives us a glimpse into the reality of that phrase through the prayer of David. This Sunday we'll explore what it means to have that kind of relationship with the Lord.
Prayer: For the past several months I’ve been contemplating where we would head after Easter. It wasn’t really clear to me where we were going to head until this past Monday. Up until this point in time, as AFBC, we’ve only gone through an OLD TESTAMENT survey for a particular sermon series regarding…
Intro: We continue our series on “Foundations.” The Latin word sola means “alone” or “only” and the essential Christian doctrines represented by these five Latin phrases accurately summarize the biblical teaching on these crucial subjects: sola scriptura —Scripture alone, sola fide —faith alone, sola…
A survey of all of the pieces we have been studying in the first eight chapters of Romans. Very lengthy, but some of the most powerful theology there is.
Dr. David Fincher • Sermon • • 37 views
It’s dangerous to use a word and not know what it means. (Mr. Barrett illustration) There is a chance that you have used the word worship for a long time without knowing exactly what it means. And yet, so much can be said and only begin to scratch the surface talking about worship. Churches have feuded…
What's On Your Mind?
Introduction: At the center of the Christian life lie two fundamental truths required for living the life God has called the Christian to live. These two truths are that of being a living sacrifice and having a transformed life. A TV show from the late 80’s to the late 90’s was centered around a family…
Jarred Edgecombe • Sermon • • 18 views
God’s Word on a Successful New Year Romans 12:1, 9-13 A boy told his father, "Dad, if three frogs were sitting on a limb that hung over a pool, and one frog decided to jump off into the pool, how many frogs would be left on the limb?" The dad replied, "Two." "No," the son replied. "There’s three frogs…
David Madden • Sermon • • 9 views
“Distinctiveness” ~ Psalm 1 I. Intro A. Visit to Chicago and saw gapers that stood out as obvious tourists. B. Many of us don’t like to stand out or to draw attention to ourselves. We try to blend in with how we dress, how we talk, what we drive, who we hang out with. Being noticed is not a comfortable…