Who Are You to Judge? (James 4:11-17)

Did you know that one of the most misunderstood verses in the Bible is so misunderstood that people rarely quote the entire verse! It is Luke 6:37 and many times only the first three words are quoted: “Do not judge…” Non-Christians will use this verse as a weapon to seek to silence Christians from sharingContinue reading “Who Are You to Judge? (James 4:11-17)”

When to Leave (Gen 30:25-31:17)

How can one discern when a relationship has gotten toxic and when it is God’s will to leave? (We must proceed cautiously because there is a unique relationship—marriage—that is not to be quickly or easily broken. This sermon is not discussing marriage but other relationships we have.) We all have many relationships and some, weContinue reading “When to Leave (Gen 30:25-31:17)”

Sodom’s Sinister Suggestion (Genesis 14)

Appearances can be deceiving. How can a Christian know the difference between what God has provided as a blessing and what Satan has placed as a trap? Are you confident in your ability to tell the difference? Genesis 14 provides us an example of faithful discernment. The King of Sodom made Abram an offer thatContinue reading “Sodom’s Sinister Suggestion (Genesis 14)”

Discernment (Luke 12:54-56)

Why do service stations put those stickers on the driver’s side of the windshield?  They know people are busy and they hope that the owner of the car will lift his eyes occasionally and remember that a certain action must occur at a specific time.  Normally it is a reminder that the oil needs toContinue reading “Discernment (Luke 12:54-56)”