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Judging Others: The Wrong Way and the Right Way – Part 2

Matthew 7:1-6Part 1Five Elements In Avoiding Critical Faultfinding Judgmentalism1.  The Prohibition Against Hypocritical Judgmentalism2.  The Motivation Against Hypocritical Judgmentalism This Week: Judge Righteously – Proverbs 31:9, John 7:24 , Matthew 23:1-36, Revelation 3:15-163.  The Illustration of Hypocritical Judgmentalism – Vs. 3  (Speck vs. Log).             John 19:11, Jude 134,  The Solution to Hypocritical Judgmentalism  – Vs. 5.   …

Judging Others: The Wrong Way and the Right Way – Part 1

Matthew 7:1-6 Five Elements In Avoiding Critical Faultfinding Judgmentalism 1.  The Prohibition Against Hypocritical Judgmentalism – Vs. 1 .      Proverbs 9:8, 27:5; Matthew 18:15-20, John 7:24, 1 Corinthians 5:9-13, Galatians 6:1, James 5:19-20 .       A.  Don’t hold unbelievers to the standard of God’s Word .       B.  He is forbidding critical judgmentalism without perceiving your own faults…

Your Purpose Driven Salvation

Ephesians 2:8-10 Three Truths of Our Salvation That Display and Motivate Our Service1.  The Ultimate Author Of Your Salvation – Vs. 8a2.  The Unsurpassable Origin of Your Salvation – Vs. 8b-9.           3 Aspects of Biblical Faith (Knowledge).                Knowledge of in Whom it is  we have placed our faith       …

Avoiding Hypocrisy In Giving

Matthew 6:2-4 Basic Principles of Giving.      1.  Give Regularly – 1 Corinthians 16:1-2.      2.  Give Sacrificially – 2 Corinthians 8:2-4.      3.  Give Cheerfully – 2 Corinthians 9:7.   Needy in the Old Testament – Exodus 23:10-11, Leviticus 19:10, Deuteronomy 15:7-11– .Needy in the New Testament  – Acts 2:44-45, 4:34, 37: James 2:15-16, 1 John 3:17, Matthew 25:31-46…

Warnings Against Hypocrisy

Matthew 6:1 The Dangerous Pattern of Hypocrisy in Scripture.       Cain – Genesis 4:3-5.       Israel – Isaiah 1:10-15, 29:13; Amos 5:21-23, Matthew 7:15.       Judas – Matthew 26:48.       Parables – Matthew 13:21-22, 24-30.       Ananias and Sapphira – Acts 5:1-9 – Hypocrisy is self-love.       Simon – Acts 8:18-23.       1 Timothy 4:1-2,…

The Radical Righteousness of the Kingdom – Part 3

Matthew 5:17-20 First Week – Part 1. I.  The Prophetic Fulfillment of Christ’s Ministry – Vs. 17Last Week – Part 2.II.  The Unbreakable Certainty of God’s WordIII.  The Required Faithfulness of Biblical Teachers This Week – Part 3IV.  The Kingdom Demand For Higher Righteousness – Vs. 20.          Not a ‘higher’ righteousness – a different righteousness – internal heart…

Blessed Are Those Who Have Been Persecuted – Part 2

Matthew 5:10-12 Why Persecution Is Good: 1.  It Purifies The Church 2.  It Extends The Church – Acts 8:1 3.  It Sanctifies Believers 4.  It Identifies Us As Children of God – John 13:16-20 Last Week: .   I. The Biblical Nature of Persecution This Week: .   II.  The Rich Blessing of Persecution – Vs. 11 .  .  .  .   Persecution is evidence…

Blessed Are The Peacemakers

Matthew 5:9  The Importance of Being a Peacemaker.       It DOES NOT mean: a ‘peaceful’ person, a ‘tolerant’ person, A ‘peace at any price’ appeaser.             This leads to a false peace – Jeremiah 6:14, Ezekiel 13:10-11.       It does mean:  .              True peacemakers are not afraid  to make waves…