Text: 1 John 2:15-17 Avenues of Temptation – 1 John 2:16 Lust of the flesh Lust of the eyes Pride of life Examples of Satan Using these Avenues of Temptation Eve – Genesis 3 Jesus – Matthew 4 God’s Promise About Temptation – 1 Corinthians 10:13 No unique temptation God is faithful There will be […]

When First Matters

[Sermon delivered by Ross Conley] When We Love – Matthew 22:35-40 When Obtaining Forgiveness – Matthew 5:22-24 Mastering Anxiety – Matthew 6:25-33 Matters of Judgment – Matthew 7:1-5 Defeating Satan – Matthew 12:25-29

The Great Conspiracy

Why is this a “great conspiracy”? Could lead to the destruction of our soul – Matthew 10:28 Relates to the question, “what must I do to be saved?” What do the Scriptures say? – Acts 2:37-38; 9:6,18 (22:16); 16:30-31; Romans 10:9-10 Belief, repentance, confession, baptism What do men say? Saved by faith alone Pray the […]

Freedom in Christ

Text: John 8:32-36 What are we free from? – sin (John 8:32-36; Romans 6:16-18), commands of men (Colossians 2:8,20-23) What are we not free from? – obeying Christ (Romans 6:1-2) Freedom offered by Satan – free to do as we please Some what it both ways – free to do as we please & free […]

The Serpent Was More Crafty

Text: Genesis 3:1-6 We must not be ignorant of Satan’s devices (2 Corinthians 2:11) Started with a Question (v. 1) Focused on Limits/Restrictions (v. 1) Lie: Can Violate Command without Penalty (v. 4) Lie: Violating God’s Law isn’t Necessarily Evil (v. 5) Lie: Understanding the Reason for a Command can Provide a Reason to Disobey […]