[If you have experienced spiritual abuse at The Crossing or any other church, you can contact Jeremy Rogahn from the Facebook page, Back Door Ministries Support Group. This group meets every Friday evening to help deal with the grief, anger, and wounds that result from spiritual abuse. This is a GREAT group of people and will give you full support and help your healing process regardless of your situation]Every Sunday is now "Sermon Sunday". I will roll out a post every Sunday morning with sermon videos to watch. I will only include sermons that I know are from educated, competent, reliable, God fearing pastors who handle the Word of God with utmost care and devotion.
You don't have to watch all sermons, although I encourage that you do by the weeks end. My selection will focus on different themes as outlined...
- Understanding the Gospel of Jesus Christ
- False teachers, false gospels, and false religions
- The hard teachings of the Scriptures
The Scriptures are the infallible, inerrant, objective Word of God. And as Christians, we must strive to understand the whole of Scripture, not just the parts that are appealing to our sensibilities. For example, if all we take away from the Scriptures is the doctrine that "God is Love and only love", without addressing the clear teachings in that God is also Just, Holy, and must punish sin, then we are ignoring and avoiding something about God that is true.
In essence, when we pick and choose what we like and what we don't like about the character and nature of God, or when we make up ideas of the Christian God not supported by Scripture, we are fashioning an idol; a false god that is safe, harmless, tolerant, and therefore a god we are comfortable with. Please take the time to understand the whole council of God, not just what is pleasing to you. When you fully understand the Gospel, these uncomfortable doctrines will actually make you rejoice all the more!
This weeks Sermon selection comes from Tullian Tchivijan of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Florida. I have listened to all of them and they are all very good! Every sermon takes a story from the Gospels and we learn about grace from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Discover that "grace", as Jesus taught, upsets our fallen, human sensibilities.
If you have seen these sermons, try to watch them all. Great stuff, amazing preaching, and life-altering Truth!
Try a sermon a day, you won't be disappointed! God bless you in the preaching of His Word. Casey
PICTURES OF GRACE: PART ONE
PICTURES OF GRACE: PART TWO
PICTURES OF GRACE: PART THREE
PICTURES OF GRACE: PART FOUR
PICTURES OF GRACE: PART FIVE
PICTURES OF GRACE: PART SIX