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Sermons from August 2018

Confronting Marital Abuse: Implications From The Sanctifying Influence of Marriage

Selected Scriptures Marital problems are not marriage problems, but character problems  What is marital abuse?  Affliction   Exodus 3:9,  Genesis 16:6, Joseph, God cares for the afflicted. Psalm 9:9, 12, 10:17-18, 12:5, 103:6, 146:7 God is opposed to oppression and affliction Psalm 11:5, Matthew 5:21-22 Why must marital abuse be confronted? It breaks the law in physical forms – Romans 13:4 It…

The Sanctifying Influence Of Marriage

Ephesians 4-5 A Christian marriage always involves two funerals – the death of the sinful attitudes and desires of the bride and groom Five things God wants to teach you through your marriage 1.  To slay your anger – 4:26-27 2.  To speak kindly – 4:29-30 3.  To practice forgiveness – 4:31-32 4.  To love like God – 5:1-2 5.  To walk…

A Sanctified Commitment To Purity

1 Thessalonians 4:3-8 Three Instructions 1.  Don’t even flirt with sexual immorality (vs. 3) .          Proverbs 7:6-23,  Matthew 5:27-30 2.  Do exercise regular self-control (vs. 4-5) .          Your body is given to you to accomplish God’s purposes, not to satisfy your desires 3.  Don’t take advantage of others (vs. 6a) Three reasons to avoid sexual immorality 1.  It invites God’s punishment (vs.…

Elder Q&A

Meet our elders here TOPICS COVERED IN TODAY’S SESSION: Resources for parenting high school & college age Eric Freeman – The Bible,  The World Tilting Gospel Todd Dykstra – Answers Magazine, Disciplines of Godly Young Men & Women, .       Blogs:  The Cripplegate, Tim Challies Michael Mouzakis – John MacArthur’s 3 year  program and books on Bible verses Joe Hamlin – Todd Friel…