Count Yourself Dead to Sin
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Count Yourself Dead to Sin

Do you have to sin every day until you die? The Scripture says, No. “Count yourselves dead to sin, but alive to God in Christ Jesus” (Romans 6:11). A truly converted Christian is as dead to sin as a dead body is to the world. Christ totally destroys the “old man”–or sinful nature–in a converted...

How Can the Lost Be Saved?
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How Can the Lost Be Saved?

How can the lost be saved? The church growth movement, friendship evangelism, and relational theology offer many approaches. But, the fact is, the gospel as we preach it in America is not converting anyone. On the contrary, what the church believes and teaches is preventing people from being converted and saved. So how can the...

The Death of the Samson Church
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The Death of the Samson Church

What is the Samson church? Like Samson, the modern American church felt entitled to God’s blessing. But, like Samson, she kept sinning. She didn’t think anyone could subdue her. She thought she could do whatever she wanted and still receive the power of God. Finally, God stripped her strength. Now she walks in circles, blind,...

Surviving the House Renovation (2015)
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Surviving the House Renovation (2015)

House renovation is one way to describe conversion. However, we can’t go one room at a time. We have to let Jesus renovate the whole house at once. Ephesians 4:22-24 says to “put off” the “old man” and “put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.” In other...

God Hates Sin
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God Hates Sin

We’ve all heard that God loves us–and this is true. But, it’s equally true that God hates sin. Without these two halves, the gospel becomes powerless. God will judge you and send you to heaven or hell based on your works–what you do. Jesus said, Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in...

Another Great Awakening
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Another Great Awakening

America needs another Great Awakening. But what does that mean? The first, second, and third Great Awakenings describe radical, widespread, immediate renunciation of sin and fleeing to Christ. But what prompted people to repent? Why did so many people desperately want Jesus? Fundamentally, Christians began to recognize and preach the Biblical truths that God is...

July 2017 Offertory
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July 2017 Offertory

Jesus moved mightily in this July 2017 offertory message! We began with a goal of $1,165 to cover the July radio bill. Through the generous pledges and gifts online, we are now down to $400! We are standing by faith that Jesus will cover the last $400 for July–and that before tomorrow, so we can...

The Greatest Story Ever Told
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The Greatest Story Ever Told

The story of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ is the greatest story ever told. Why? On the one hand, it is the gospel that brings salvation to all who will repent and believe. On the other hand, it demonstrates God’s incredible love for a lost, wicked world of sinners. As you listen...

A True Friend of God (May 2017)
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A True Friend of God (May 2017)

There are three kinds of Christians. First is the true friend of God. This is a Christian who made a conscious choice to forever leave the current of the world and to enter the current of the Holy Spirit. The second kind follow Jesus because of selfish motives–they want Jesus for what they can get out...

The Journey Home
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The Journey Home

The journey home to God begins when we come to our senses about our spiritual condition. We ask, “What am I doing? Why am I living this way? Jesus, I give my life to you!” The parable of the prodigal son depicts this change of mind, which is repentance. Do you want Jesus to find...