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Bondage

Matthew 14.1-12
Dec 3rd 2017

* CORRECTION: around 8:50, "his boss' WIFE" should have been "his boss' DAUGHTER"

How free are you? The Word says we're only as free as the sin we're free from. Are you free from the bondage of sin, the lure of pride, the suck of self, the lust of...read >>

adultery, fear, fear of man, John the Baptist, marriage, pride, sex, sin, sorrow, suffering
Matthew, sin, suffering

Willful Impenitence

Matthew 11.20-24
Apr 23rd 2017

"You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make 'em drink."

Ever heard that one? Of course you have. By nature, we are like that, too. No matter how obvious the evidence, sometimes we just refuse to believe the truth, especially when the truth hurts. Our defense...read >>

Bethsaida, burden, Jesus, joy, regret, remorse, repentance, Sodom, sorrow, truth, Tyre
Matthew, repentance, truth

Life Defined By Love

Matthew 10.32-39
Feb 19th 2017

What defines you? It's really simple, and the same for all of us: the pursuit of whatever satisfies us, whatever brings us happiness and joy. So, what defines you?

In our passage today, Jesus calls His followers to their cross. A Roman cross was the most horrific...read >>

cross, death, family, hope, joy, life, relationships, sorrow, suffering
death, life, Matthew

Job 9

Job 9
Jan 8th 2017

Elder Chuck leads the South Church family through the January 8th Old Testament passage from the Know.Gd reading plan.

"Have you considered my servant Job?" God had much to teach His creatures about who He is & who they are. To do so He called Satan to consider His...read >>

arbiter, Chuck Dobson, forgiveness, Jesus, Job, mediator, pain, patience, wrath
hope, Job, sorrow

He Took Our Illnesses

Matthew 8.14-17
Sep 11th 2016

"He took our illnesses..."? Really? Then why am I still sick? What of the thousands of Christians and non-Christians who will die this year of cancer? Does He not care for them? Is there something wrong with their faith?

Join us in Matthew's testament of the Good...read >>

faith, healing, hope, Isaiah 43, Jayd Bivens, Messiah, Romans 8, sorrow, suffering
healing, Jesus, Matthew

Crowds or Christ

Matthew 7.13-14
May 29th 2016

Ever seen the bumper sticker: "Christians aren't perfect. We're just forgiven."

Just forgiven? Really? Is that all Christ came to earth to do?

The Old Testament provided a way for man to be forgiven. But through Christ--God's once-for-all sacrificial Lamb--our...read >>

broad, Christian life, difficult, hard, holiness, holy, narrow way, sacrifice, sorrow, suffering, worldliness
discipleship, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

Specks, Logs & Humility

Matthew 7.1-5
May 1st 2016

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compassion, help, hope, humility, judge, love, patience, pride, selfishness, sorrow, truth
judgement, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

You Shall Be Sons of God

Matthew 5
Jan 24th 2016

In today's sermon we will review the first section of Jesus' Sermon On The Mount.

We begin with a question: "Where does Life in God's Kingdom begin?" If we aren't aligned with King Jesus at the start, by the time He is through with His first section, we should be....read >>

adultery, anger, beatitudes, disciple, discipleship, divorce, follow, freedom, happy, joy, kingdom, life, light, lust, marriage, obedience, salt, sin, sorrow, truth
Matthew, Matthew 5, Sermon On The Mount

Happy Are Those Who Hunger for Holiness

Matthew 5.6
Jul 12th 2015

After three painful beatitudes of diagnosis, causing us to look in and behold our brokenness, now the King of kings turns our attention forward. The first steps of healing were realizing our desperate condition and need for it, but with this fourth beatitude, our...read >>

authenticity, holiness, hope, humility, hunger, integrity, life, righteousness, sin, sorrow, thirst, weak
Beatitudes, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

Happy Are Those Who Mourn

Matthew 5.4
Jun 28th 2015

"Happy are those who mourn." Of course! I mean we all love being miserable, right? Isn't it great when those family picnic plans are washed away by a driving rain? Or how about when you lose that precious family heirloom? Or worse still, when you get the call about...read >>

blessed, blessing, comfort, happy, hope, hurt, joy, mourn, pain, sorrow
beatitudes, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

Joseph's "Revenge"

Genesis 42
Oct 19th 2014

How long have you lingered under the crushing weight of guilt?

Does there remain any unconfessed failures or grievances against others that our enemy clouds out Christ with?

If God loves you—and you know He does—He will lovingly, but often painfully, surface...read >>

fear, guilt, humility, justice, law, mercy, regret, remorse, repentance, salvation, sin, sorrow, truth, wisdom
Genesis, grace, repentance

Creation, Christmas & Calvary

Genesis 3.15
Dec 23rd 2012

Where did evil come from? Whose got the power and authority over this earth? Why not just destroy satan now, or right after the fall? Oh, and by the way: Merry Christmas! :)

Tackling big questions on Christmas? Well, maybe it wasn't the smartest of ideas, but how...read >>

authority, Christmas, demon, Gospel, humble, irresistible grace, Jesus, joy, power, Savior, sin, sorrow, sovereign
Genesis 3, Gospel, salvation