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A Gracious Contradiction

God is both the Lord of the covenant and Servant of the covenant. “All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned—every one—to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all. He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth;...

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20/20 Vision: Seeing Life from God’s Perspective Psalm 73 (Part 2) I. The Complaint of the Psalmist (73:1-14) . . . and the Danger of Discontent A. Eyeing and Envying; Slipping and Stumbling (vv.1-3) B. Fixating on the Prosperity of the Wicked (vv.4-12) W-wealthy...

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The Danger of Discontent

I.  The Psalmist’s Complaint (73:1-14) A.  The Problem Stated (73:1-3) B.  The Prosperity of the Wicked (73:4-12) W-       I-        C-       K-        E-        D- C.  The Futility of Pursuing a Righteous Life (73:13-14) II.  The Psalmist’s Crisis of Faith (73:15-17)...

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Paul Opposes Peter

“Our fidelity to the truth of the gospel is constantly under threat from hypocrisy. Most often when we fail to live out the truth of the gospel, we’ve veered off into hypocrisy. So, in order to stay faithful to the gospel, you and I must be vigilant in our fight...

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Gospel Unity

The gospel of Jesus Christ frees us to live in unity with one another; therefore, we must live in the good of this freedom and unity with one another. 1. Paul went back to Jerusalem. 2. The gospel of Jesus Christ unites the church by faith alone. “It was one thing for...

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Qualifications for Deacons in the Church

“There are numerous passages in the New Testament that use the Greek term “diakonos” and its cognates. The word ‘deacon’ simply means ‘servant” or ‘minister.’ In one sense, all of God’s people are called as ‘ministers’ or ‘deacons.’ However, there seems to be an...

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The Grace of God in Paul’s Life

“Paul’s claim, then, is this. His gospel, which was being called in question by the Judaizers and deserted by the Galatians, was neither an invention (as if his own brain had fabricated it), nor a tradition (as if the church had handed it down to him), but a...

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No Other Gospel

1. The Galatians were turning to a different gospel. “The Galatians had come to Christ and put on the robes of righteousness and were now trying to turn back to the trash can to retrieve their old clothes of works-based religion.” —David Platt 2. The false teachers...

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A Missional Church

#1: A Gospel Centered Church #2: An Elder Led Church #3: A Complementarian Church #4: A Partnered Church #5: A Spirit Filled Church #6: A Reformed Church #7: A Missional Church “Our gospel-centrality entails not only treasuring the gospel personally but sharing it...

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