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False Advertising

Matthew 21.18-22
Oct 28th 2018

False advertising. Don't you just love it? Ugh! No, of course not. Proverbs 13.12 says that "a hope deferred makes the heart sick." Few things frustrate more than getting our hopes up only to be lied to and let down.

But what about our lives? What is it that we're...read >>

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faithfulness, fruit, Matthew

Foundations of False Security

Matthew 7.21-23
Jul 3rd 2016

Completely surprised. That seems to be the reaction of those who hear Jesus declaration in Matthew 7.23: "Depart from Me, I never knew you."

Why? How can we make sure we won't? What are the main causes of self-deception? How do we ensure we aren't self-deceived?...read >>

deceived, deception, depart, false, fear, fool, hell, hope, insecurity, security, surprise
hope, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

I Never Knew You

Matthew 7.21-23
Jun 26th 2016

These are some of the most frightening verses in the Scripture.

Yet should they be? Does our Lord mean to threaten, or to love, to warn, to redeem, to protect? If ignorantly headed down the pathway to hell, wouldn't you wan to know? He certainly wants us to...read >>

death, demons, fake, false, God's will, hell, judgement, knew, lawlessness, miracles, power, prophesy, signs, sin
judgement, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

Beware of False Prophets

Matthew 7.15-20
Jun 12th 2016

"Wolves in sheep's clothing." We hear that phrase a lot, but I wonder how many know its origin? Jesus Christ! On the heals of inviting His disciples into His Kingdom, He immediately warned them of the many there would be who would rather they do anything else than...read >>

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false prophets, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

Sheep Love the Life-Giving Shepherd

John 10.7-13
Oct 17th 2010

Again? Yes, again. The on-listeners didn't get it the first time. Do we ever?

Therefore, the Good Shepherd spells it out again, this time in greater detail. In order that we might love the Shepherd, He compares Himself with previous (false) shepherds, thieves &...read >>

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Gospel of John, John 10