Marriage, Homosexuality, and Government

Certain states are now allowing same-sex marriages. What does the Bible have to say about these things? Marriage Established by God in the beginning (Genesis 2:18-24; Mark 10:6-8) God joins two people together (Matthew 19:6) Marriage is for one man & one woman for life (Matthew 19:4-6) Homosexuality Contrary to nature (Romans 1:26-27) It is […]

Jesus – The Great Debater

Text: Luke 20 Four times in this chapter, Jesus silenced His opponents. Let’s notice how He was able to do this: Appealed to Divine Authority (v. 1-8) Provided Clear Explanations (v. 20-26) Avoided Speculation (v. 27-40) Directed People toward an Unavoidable Conclusion (v. 41-44; Matthew 22:41-46)

The Gods That Men Serve

Text: 1 John 5:21 Man-Made Idols – Acts 19:26 Political Leaders – Acts 12:22 Material Things – Colossians 3:5 Their Own Appetite – Philippians 3:19

The Christian and Civil Government

Be Subject to Them – Romans 13:1-7 Pray for Them – 1 Timothy 2:1-4 Rebuke Their Sin – Luke 3:18-20 Use Them as an Example – Matthew 20:25-28 Exercise Your Rights – Acts 25:9-12

Money

Our Attitude – James 1:17; Philippians 4:10-12; 1 Timothy 6:9-10 Our Responsibility Care for self – 2 Thessalonians 3:8-10 Care for our own – 1 Timothy 5:8 Help the needy – Ephesians 4:28; Galatians 6:10 Give to local church – 1 Corinthians 16:1-2; 2 Corinthians 9:6-7 Help support preachers – Galatians 6:6 Pay taxes – […]

God’s Design

Text: Genesis 1:31 Home – Matthew 19:4-6; Genesis 2:18; Ephesians 5:22-6:4 Government – Romans 13:1-4; 1 Timothy 2:1-2; Acts 22:24-25 Church – Philippians 1:1; Ephesians 4:11-12; 1 Timothy 3:15