An Appearance of Godliness: Case Studies in Evil (Part 11)

Revelation 2:12-13 ESV  “And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: ‘The words of him who has the sharp two-edged sword.  (13)  “‘I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is. Yet you hold fast my name, and...

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An Appearance of Godliness – Case Studies in Evil (Part 10)

Mark 7:6-7 ESV  And he said to them, “Well did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written, “‘This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me;  (7)  in vain do they worship me,...

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An Appearance of Godliness: Case Studies in Evil (Part 9)

2 Timothy 3:5 ESV  having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid such people. In these now 38 years of pastoral ministry I have met a long list of the kind of people the Apostle Paul is warning...

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An Appearance of Godliness: Case Studies in Evil (Part 8)

2 Timothy 3:5 ESV  having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid such people. "Well, you know, those two couples have been fighting with one another for years. This is nothing new." Almost three decades ago when I...

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An Appearance of Godliness – Case Studies in Evil (Part 6)

Matthew 21:28-31 ESV  “What do you think? A man had two sons. And he went to the first and said, ‘Son, go and work in the vineyard today.’  (29)  And he answered, ‘I will not,’ but afterward he changed his...

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An Appearance of Godliness: Case Studies in Evil – Part 4

This series has the subtitle, Case Studies in Evil. The theme comes from Paul's words to Timothy - 2 Timothy 3:5 ESV  having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid such people. It is now time to begin...

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An Appearance of Godliness: Case Studies in Evil (Part 3)

2 Timothy 3:1-5 ESV  But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty.  (2)  For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,  (3)  heartless,...

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An Appearance of Godliness: Case Studies in Evil (Part 2)

2 Timothy 3:1-5 ESV  But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty.  (2)  For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,  (3)  heartless,...

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