To Discern Good from Evil, You Must be Born Again

[The following is excerpted from July 6, 2014 sermon  at Christ Reformation Church. You may listen to or read the entire sermon at sermonaudio.com/crc] Faith is the means by which we overcome the world, by which we resolve to not...

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Some Thoughts on Broadway, the Narrow Way, and Abuse

The Large Majority of Professing Christians Travel on Broadway, and thus are not Christians at all Matthew 7:12-16  “So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets....

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The Heart of True Religion

“You know, we [abuse victims] make people that are having a wonderful, ‘no worries’  life, uncomfortable.”  [Teresa, abuse survivor] James 1:27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their...

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An Appearance of Godliness: Case Studies in Evil (Part 16)

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 15)

2 Corinthians 11:3-4 ESV  But I am afraid that as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your thoughts will be led astray from a sincere and pure devotion to Christ.  (4)  For if someone comes and proclaims another Jesus...

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His Sheep Hear His Voice

An appalling and horrible thing has happened in the land: the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule at their direction; my people love to have it so, but what will you do when the end comes? (Jeremiah 5:30-31) One...

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An Appearance of Godliness: Case Studies in Evil (Part 14)

Galatians 4:8 ESV  Formerly, when you did not know God, you were enslaved to those that by nature are not gods. The devil enslaves. Sin enslaves. To be in the kingdom of darkness is to be a slave to it. Owned...

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An Appearance of Godliness: Case Studies in Evil (Part 13)

2 Kings 6:15-17 ESV  When the servant of the man of God rose early in the morning and went out, behold, an army with horses and chariots was all around the city. And the servant said, “Alas, my master! What...

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An Appearance of Godliness: Case Studies in Evil (Part 12)

John 15:18 ESV  “If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you. Sometimes evil comes at us in the form of some organization. A group of people organized together to form a - monster....

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