Another Jesus

Text: 2 Corinthians 11:2-4 Many have ignored various things about Jesus. As a result, they are following another Jesus than the One in the New Testament. Let us notice some things about the true Jesus that many do not know. The One who drove money changers out of the temple – John 2:13-17 The One […]

The Sacrifice of Christ

Text: John 3:13-17; Numbers 21:3-9 The Coming Sacrifice – John 12:27; Acts 2:22-23 The Need for a Sacrifice – Romans 3:23; 6:23 The Nature of the Sacrifice – Universal (2 Corinthians 5:14-15); atonement, delayed the wrath of God (Romans 2:4-6)

Turning Back to the World

Text: Luke 9:61-62 Notice the example of Peter who denied Christ. His example shows the progression of one who turns back to the world. Pride – Mark 14:27-31 Laziness – Mark 14:32-42 Cowardice – Mark 14:54 Worldliness – Mark 14:54 Denial – Mark 14:66-71

The Source of Authority

If we do not have the proper source of authority, it leads to: Disobedience – Colossians 3:17 Division – 1 Corinthians 1:10-13 Apostasy Throughout “church history,” apostasy has come from people not following the proper source of authority. Catholicism – 3 sources of authority Word of God Decrees of the pope Church tradition Protestantism – […]

Lessons from the Death of Christ

Text: 1 Corinthians 11:26 The Foreknowledge of God – Acts 2:23 The Wisdom of God – 1 Corinthians 1:18,22-23 Many Will Reject Christ – Luke 23:13,21 Truth is Made Evident in Conflict – Matthew 27:54 Death is not the End – Colossians 1:18

The Gospel of the Grace of God

Text: Acts 20:24 The gospel reveals, and is part of, God’s grace – Titus 2:11-12 What do we preach? Jesus has come – Acts 19:1-5 Conditions of grace – Acts 20:21; 19:3-5 Kingdom of God – Acts 20:25 Warnings against apostasy – Acts 20:29-31 Why do we preach it? – Acts 20:32

Miracles

What is a miracle? – an act of God requiring the suspension of previously established natural laws What was the purpose of miracles? – John 20:30-31; Mark 16:17-20 Who could perform miracles? – Jesus, the apostles, those whom the apostles laid hands on, no one else Are miracles performed today? – No; no longer necessary, […]