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sermons tagged 'murder'

First Things First

Matthew 5.21-26
Nov 15th 2015

The lawyers of Jesus' day esteemed themselves on their own spiritual accomplishments. Schooled in tradition & steeped in their own pride, they were often heard quoting Rabbi-So-And-So... who quoted Rabbi-So-And-So-Before-Him... who quoted...read >>

accused, anger, confession, conviction, guilt, hate, hope, Jesus, love, murder, peace, Pharisees, reconciliation, relationships, scribes, strive
Anger, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

Contrite, Meet Christ!

Psalm 51
Feb 1st 2015

In the last three weeks of our Gospel Doctrine series we have:

1) met the I Am who is sovereign & supremely good above all, who has always been & ever will be;

2) learned that the I Am created us to behold Him, and, in beholding Him, to find our joy in Him, and,...read >>

Bathsheba, correction, cross, David, discipline, forgiveness, grace, guilt, hope, Jesus, just, love, mercy, murder, Nathan, penal substitution, rape, reproof
forgiveness, grace, sin

Failures of Fathers & Sons

Genesis 34
Jul 13th 2014

Sometimes the ugliness of sin is nearly unbearable. But the reality of its presence in any one of us is so persistent, so real, ever lurking and knocking at our doors that we had better pay close attention.

It is amazing how quickly we can turn from saints to...read >>

apathy, children, daughters, father, fear, greed, murder, parenting, pride, rape, revenge, selfishness, sex, sin, sons
Genesis, pride, sanctification

Culture For Worship

Genesis 4.17-26
Jan 13th 2013

So what becomes of the family line of rebellious Cain? Prosperity! Weird huh? Despite the counsel of Job's friends, it look as though the wicked do prosper. But something tells me you know a few that do, too!

Then what of the righteous? Well, they'll build their...read >>

Cain, culture, Lamech, mammon, money, murder, name, perspective, prosperity, remnant, Seth, seventy times seven, worship
culture, Genesis 4, worship

Better Word From Better Blood

Genesis 4.1-16
Jan 6th 2013

Pride is a beast. There's nothing wrong with wanting to do well, to bring pleasure to others. Where pride resides is purely in the pleasure of "more than you". I want more gifts, more friends, more recognition, more attention, more... glory! "DANGER WILL...read >>

Abel, anger, ATX, Austin, blood, Cain, Colossians, delight, duty, Eric Odenwald, grace, guilt, Hebrews 12.24, murder, pride, proclaim, protection, restore, sin, South Church, sustain, theodicy
Genesis 4, pride, sin