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Feb 28, 2024

This sermon was originally presented on May 24, 2015

Scripture Reading: Psalm 19:7-11

There are many truths that are held in connection with the doctrine of sola scriptura.  The inspiration and inerrancy of the Bible issue from the idea that God has given us one book as His revelation.  In practical terms there are many...

Feb 25, 2024

Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 10:23 - 11:1

In this passage Paul concludes his discussion of eating food offered to idols, which has taken up chapters 8-10.  This issue falls into the category of 'things of indifference.'  Regarding the food itself, it would not have been sinful to eat such food, nor sinful not to eat...

Feb 22, 2024

This sermon was originally presented on May 17, 2015

Scripture Reading: 2 Timothy 3:12-17

Theologians sometimes refer to five 'solas' upon which the Christian faith rests.  The wording used in the days of the Reformation is Latin and that wording is often still used today to name these great doctrines.  These...

Feb 18, 2024

Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 10:14-22

Paul has been writing about the issue of eating food that had been offered to idols and that topic will have taken up three chapters (chs. 8-10) before he is done.  In today's passage he plainly writes, "Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry" (1 Cor 10:14).

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Feb 11, 2024

Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 10:1-13

1 Corinthians 10:13 is one of the most familiar verses in this letter, and for good reason.  It contains a strength-giving promise for grace in times of trouble.  "No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man.  God is faithful, and he will not let you be...