Cults And Their Appeal Part 4

Cults and Their Appeal
“That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;” (Ephesians 4:14)
I. cult: A particular form or system of religious worship; esp. in reference to its external rites and ceremonies. Now commonly, a relatively small group of people having religious beliefs or practices regarded by others as strange or sinister.
A. The term “cult” has such a negative connotation in our culture that being labelled as such is

Tempting and Limiting God

(Acts 15:10) Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?
(Acts 15:11) But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they.

Cults And Their Appeal Part 3

Cults and Their Appeal
“That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;” (Ephesians 4:14)
I. cult: A particular form or system of religious worship; esp. in reference to its external rites and ceremonies. Now commonly, a relatively small group of people having religious beliefs or practices regarded by others as strange or sinister.
A. The term “cult” has such a negative connotation in our culture that being labelled as such is

Tempting God

(Acts 15:10) Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?
(Acts 15:11) But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they.

Cults And Their Appeal Part 2

Cults and Their Appeal
“That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;” (Ephesians 4:14)
I. cult: A particular form or system of religious worship; esp. in reference to its external rites and ceremonies. Now commonly, a relatively small group of people having religious beliefs or practices regarded by others as strange or sinister.
A. The term “cult” has such a negative connotation in our culture that being labelled as such is

Philippians Chapter 3


The Jeremiah Factor (Why Jews Have Now No Divine Right to Return to Their Ancient Land)

(Jer 16:14) Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that it shall no more be said, The LORD liveth, that brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt;
(Jer 16:15) But, The LORD liveth, that brought up the children of Israel from the land of the north, and from all the lands whither he had driven them: and I will bring them again into their land that I gave unto their fathers.

Christmas: How a Golden Calf Became a Green Tree and a Sacred Cow

(Revelation 11:10) And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth.

By Grace Through Faith to Faith

By Grace Through Faith to Faith
(Ephesians 2:8-9)
I. Errors and lies about eternal life and God’s favor are both old and common.
GEN 3:4-5; MAT 3:9; 1PE 1:18-19; JOH 5:39.
II. EPH 2:8-9 is one of the best known texts of Scripture but one of the most misunderstood. Observe what can be concluded from this text:
A. There is a current salvation that the Ephesian saints have by grace.
B. This grace is channelled to them through faith.
C. This salvation is not of works.
D. This salvation excludes human boasting.
E. It is a gift, not an offer.

Reasoning out of the Scriptures Part 1

Reasoning Out of the Scriptures
I. This study sets forth the Biblical method for arriving at truth, our chief pursuit. PRO 23:23; 4:7.
A. It sets forth the importance of linear, connected thought that produces sound conclusions as
opposed to scattered, disconnected thought that produces invalid or indeterminate conclusions. This may be expressed:
1. Valid premise + valid reasoning = valid conclusion.
2. Valid premise + invalid reasoning = invalid conclusion.
3. Invalid premise + valid reasoning = invalid conclusion.
4. Invalid premise + invalid reasoning = indeterminate conclusion.