Christians are free from the law and free for holiness – Galatians 5:16-26, Part 2

In the United States we often say, “It’s a free country, I can do what I want.” But that’s not true. Yes, the USA is a free country, but people are not free to do whatever they want. We have TONS of laws, and if you break a law you will face the consequences. WeContinue reading “Christians are free from the law and free for holiness – Galatians 5:16-26, Part 2”

Is Christian freedom dangerous? – Galatians 5:16-26, Part 1

Do you know any tongue-twisters? How about “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers”? Or maybe “How much wood could a woodchuck chuck?” Can you say the difficult “She sells seashells by the seashore”? Did you know the Bible has a tongue-twister? Here it is. Romans 7:15-20, “I do not understand what I do.Continue reading “Is Christian freedom dangerous? – Galatians 5:16-26, Part 1”

Christians should never ______ – Colossians 2:16-23, Part 4

How would you fill in the blank in the title? Christians should never ____? What I’m getting at is rules and regulations that Christians have come up with over the years. Of course we could make a blanket statement like “Christians should never sin.” We all agree about that. But actually listing examples of sinContinue reading “Christians should never ______ – Colossians 2:16-23, Part 4”

Do you have strong or weak faith? – Titus 3:9-15, Part 2

Do people in your church family have differences of opinion about how Christians should behave? In my church there are plenty of different views. Should Christians drink alcohol? Should people view R-rated movies or MA-rated TV shows? Should people purchase luxury items? Should we vote Republican or Democrat, or maybe even a third-party? Should ChristiansContinue reading “Do you have strong or weak faith? – Titus 3:9-15, Part 2”

Woe to you, Christians – Part 2 – How to stop the two main things that will cause your death

Imagine you have been invited to your pastor’s house for dinner and some leaders of the church are there.  It is a nice meal with pleasant dinner conversation. Do you think you would take this time to point out all the things you didn’t like about the people around the table? Some of you might! Continue reading “Woe to you, Christians – Part 2 – How to stop the two main things that will cause your death”