Testing for Leprosy

Text: Leviticus 13:1-3 The law of Moses contained several tests to determine if one was infected with leprosy (Leviticus 13). This was a dangerous and contagious disease that would eat away at their body and spread to others. It needed to be detected, properly diagnosed, isolated, and (hopefully) cured. We can draw a parallel between this and […]

A Just Life

Text: Matthew 7:1-12 In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus gave instructions for the life of a disciple. In our text, He described the life of a disciple as a just life. The word means to be fair. But as we will see, this does not mean that we treat everyone the same. That may sound surprising to […]

All Scripture is Inspired by God

Text: 2 Timothy 3:16-17 The Process of Inspiration God revealed His message to man (Hebrews 1:1-2) Work of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 2:10-13) — avenue of prophecy (2 Peter 1:20-21), guidance of apostles (John 14:26; 15:26; 16:13) Characteristics of the Inspired Word True (Psalm 119:160) — because God is always true (Titus 1:2) Timeless […]

Jerusalem’s Failings

Text: Zephaniah 3:2 Did Not Obey Rejected Correction Did Not Trust in the Lord Did Not Draw Near to God

Pride

Text: Proverbs 16:18; James 4:6 Causes One to Think too Highly of Himself – Romans 12:3 Causes One to Reject the Word of God – 3 John 9 Causes One to Reject Correction – 1 Corinthians 5:2 Will Not Allow One to Enter the Kingdom – Matthew 5:3