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sermons tagged 'deception'

The Final Four Woes

Matthew 23.23-36
Jan 20th 2019

Today we survey the final four of Jesus' seven woes, aimed directly at the undershepherds of Israel: the failed scribes & Pharisees.

The fourth woe is the center piece of them all. In it Jesus reveals where the false teachers got off course: their understanding...read >>

camel, deception, externals, false teachers, gnat, judgement, lies, Pharisees, pretending, Restore, scribes, Scripture, woes, wrong
authenticity, false teachers, Matthew

Watch and Beware

Matthew 16.5-12
Feb 18th 2018

The Lord loves us, and therefore He warns us.

As fallen sinners, our natural tendency is to trust ourselves, our own ideas and ways. But if followed our wrong ways would have us fooling around blindfolded in the middle of the interstate. Praise God His love...read >>

bread, deceit, deception, doubt, faith, false doctrines, false teachers, fear, hope, insecurity, leaven, yeast
doubt, faith, Matthew

Examine & Restore

Matthew 7.21-23
Jul 10th 2016

Throughout Jesus' Sermon on the Mount He has proven faithful to warn us of impending judgement. But are we heeding His warning? How? Are we truly examining our Christian faith by His Words?

Today wraps up three weeks of focus on some of the most frightening of...read >>

condemnation, deceive, deception, examine, false security, hell, hope, I never knew you, insecurity, Restore, small groups, truth
hell, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

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...read >>

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