Effective self-examination is difficult. As human beings, we seem to find it easier to examine others rather than ourselves! Here are some suggested approaches to effective self-examination that you may find helpful in preparing for Passover.
According to I Cor. 11, the time leading up to the Passover is a time of self-examination. This sermon takes a look at five reasons people can be held back from this being as successful as possible.
A common question you have likely heard in the last year is, What if? It is good to know what is going on in society around us, to be aware of the times and to even to ask this question. But are we asking this question of the right things?
Committing sin brings the death penalty. One must repent of his or her sin to receive the gift of eternal life. If sin remains, it is not forgiven. If it is not forgiven, then the death penalty is incurred. It is God’s desire to forgive us of our sins.
Americans deeply cherish liberty. Our freedoms have enabled us to do the work in a way not possible in much of the world. But is our understanding of personal freedom in agreement with what God’s Word says? What does James mean that Christians are to be judged by “the law of liberty”?
Fear is rising in the world. How should we view this phenomenon? What can we do to master our fears?
There are some verses that deal with trials. Since we know God’s Word is always correct, what are we missing if we don’t understand His meaning?
Through Moses God gave lots of laws to the nation of Israel. But what do those laws mean to us, Christians in the twenty-first century? In this sermon we take a look at that question, and provide some answers.