Category Archives: Self-righteousness

Radical Marriage Conflict Resolution Tip

By Rick Thomas The Gospel is radical by itself, but it is even more radical when two people begin to practicalize it into their lives. What about you? Have you been radicalized by the Gospel? There are two ways you … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Biblical Counseling, Change, Christlikeness, Conflict, Fear, Home life, Marriage, Rick Thomas, Self-righteousness, Selfish desires, The Gospel | Leave a comment

Do you have an evil heart?

  As you know on July 20, 2012 James Holmes killed 12 people in a theater in Aurora, Colorado and injured many others.  From our view point James Holmes is an evil man, and he is, but does that mean … Continue reading

Posted in Authority of Scripture, Death, Discipleship, Evolution, forgiveness, Freedom, God's Word, Grace, Jesus Christ, Justification, Perspective, Repentance, Salvation, Self-righteousness, Sin, The Bible, The Church, The Gospel, The Heart, The love of God | Leave a comment

Who Gets Into Heaven?

Sermon – Who Gets Into Heaven? July 8, 2012.  35min. Matthew 7:21-23. This is the most frightening text in all of Scripture.  Jesus tells us two things that make a true believer true.  “Many” will be shocked on judgment day.  … Continue reading

Posted in False Teaching, Fear, Freedom, Grace, Jesus Christ, Judgment, Repentance, Salvation, Self-righteousness, The Gospel | Leave a comment

What is God doing in my heart?

God has been teaching me the importance of sharing my life with others, confessing my sins, taking an honest look at my sinful heart, and trusting in His grace and mercy. The Lord is helping me see the power of … Continue reading

Posted in Difficulties, Faith, Fear, forgiveness, Grace, Holiness, Hope, Humility, Jesus Christ, Pastor's Report, Pride, Repentance, Salvation, Self-righteousness, Sin, The Gospel, The Heart, The love of God, Weaknesses, Worry | Leave a comment

How Can I Love Those Who Have Hurt Me?

JD Greear said, “Those people who really believe the Gospel show it by becoming like the Gospel.”  The Gospel is amazing.  The fact that I’m a wretched sinner, I’ve broken God’s law, in my flesh I am prone to be … Continue reading

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How is God’s power made perfect in my weakness?

2 Cor. 12:9 says, “But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.  Therefore, I will most gladly boast all the more about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may reside in … Continue reading

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