The Lord’s Prayer, Lk 11:1-4

The Lord’s Prayer Lk 11: 1-4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Lk 11:1, the disciples asked the Lord Jesus Christ to teach them to pray.  He taught them a prayer in Luke 11:2-4.  We commonly call this prayer the Lord’s Prayer.  We should probably more accurately call it the Disciples’ Prayer. ...

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The Confessional, Prov 28:13

The Confessional Prov. 28:13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are many who still believe that confessing your sins to a priest in a confessional is a true confession. But that’s not so. The confessional represents: A Feigned repentance – you make the confession and then feel the contrition until you go...

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Christian Confession, 1 Jn 1:9

Christian Confession 1 Jn. 1:9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO So, what’s up with 1 John 1:9?  It concerns Christian confession.  Christians should confess their sins. This question relates to whether or not a Christian should confess his sins, in order to be forgiven.  In truth, the question has a twofold...

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Confessing Sins Publicly, Jas 5:16

Confessing Sins Publicly Jas. 5:16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There is a popular practice among Christians involving confessing sins to each other or before the congregation.  We have seen this or heard about it in autobiographies, charismatic “revival” meetings, walks to Emmaus, and fundamental churches.  Undoubtedly, people are confessing sins...

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The Cleansing Blood, 1 Jn 1:7-9

1 Jn 1:7 says that “the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.”  That is a tremendous promise.  Today we are going to discuss a few of the consequences of sin in our lives.  And then we’re going to see how the blood of Jesus Christ...

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A Garden Inclosed, Song 4:12

The Song of Solomon pictures the relationship between Jesus Christ and his bride, the church. In Song 4:12, Solomon refers to his wife as a garden inclosed.  Therefore, as Christians, we can be likened to a garden inclosed.  This picture gives us some very interesting insights into our lives.  Our...

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Three Examinations, Ps 26:2

You are going to be subjected to three kinds of examination in your life: providential examination, personal examination, and peer examination.  We’ll discuss each of these in this sermon. Providential Examination – Ps 26:2 – David said, “Examine me, O Lord, and prove me; try my reins and my heart.” ...

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The Paths of Judgment, Prov 2:8

Ps 25:4 says, “Shew me thy ways, O Lord; teach me thy paths.”  The Lord has paths that we must follow.  We can find the Lord’s paths in the Bible.  These are the paths upon which you and I should walk through this life.  Thus far, we have studied the paths of...

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Nehemiah’s Prayer, Neh 1:4-11

In Neh 1:1-11, when Nehemiah heard of the great affliction and reproach in the province of Judah and how the walls were broken down in Jerusalem and how the gates were burned with fire [Neh 1:3], he wept and mourned and then he prayed [Neh 1:4].  Notice some qualities of...

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