Buy the Truth

Text: Proverbs 23:23 What is Truth? – John 17:17; Psalm 119:160 What Truth Gives Us – wisdom, instruction, understanding The Cost of Truth – pride, time/effort, friends/family Why Some Sell the Truth – easier, popular

The Bible

The Bible is unique – 2 Timothy 3:16 The Bible is the truth – John 17:17 The Bible is timeless – 1 Peter 1:25 The Bible is authoritative – Matthew 28:18; John 16:13 The Bible is understandable – Ephesians 3:4 The Bible reveals God’s will – 1 Corinthians 2:10-16

Right & Wrong

Text: Matthew 7:13-29 Right Way & Wrong Way (v. 13-14) Right Teaching & Wrong Teaching (v. 15) Right Fruit & Wrong Fruit (v. 16-20) Right Works & Wrong Works (v. 21-23) Right Foundation & Wrong Foundation (v. 24-27)

Constants in a Changing World

The Nature of God – Malachi 3:6 The State of Man – Romans 3:23; Jeremiah 10:23 The Truth of God’s Word – John 17:17; Psalm 119:160 Application for Us: We must use the gospel to convert the lost We must hold fast the pattern We must not let our morality be shaped by our culture

Elijah and the Prophets of Baal

Text: 1 Kings 18:17-40 Those who teach the truth will be labeled as “troublemakers” – v. 17-18 We need to have enough conviction to stand for the truth and against error – v. 21 Truth is not determined by the majority – v. 22 Just being religious isn’t good enough – v. 25-29 God’s truth […]

The Truth Will Make You Free

Text: John 8:31-36 A True Disciple of Christ (v. 31-32) – conditional, “if you continue in My word” Man is Enslaved to Sin (v. 33-34) – Jesus offers spiritual freedom Christ Can Make Us Free (v. 35-36) How do we become free from sin? (Romans 6) In Christ we are “freed from sin” (v. 3-11) […]