Advice for Fledgelings

Advice for Fledgelings
1. Do not forget God and all His benefits. PSA 103:2-5 ct/w 2CH 32:25; ROM 1:21.
2. Fear God. This is your duty, the beginning of wisdom, and moral restraint.
ECC 12:13-14; PRO 9:10; NEH 5:15.
a. Hate what God hates. DEU 16:22; PSA 11:5; 97:10; PRO 6:16-19; 8:13.
b. Love what God loves. PSA 11:7; JER 9:24; MIC 6:8; PSA 87:2.
c. Do not confuse these (ISA 5:20). There are absolutes. Grey is not possible without black
and white: “...Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good” (ROM 12:9).

Cults And Their Appeal Part 5

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

Bread and Life

(Joh 6:9) There is a lad here, which hath five barley loaves, and two small fishes: but what are they among so many?
(Joh 6:10) And Jesus said, Make the men sit down. Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.
(Joh 6:11) And Jesus took the loaves; and when he had given thanks, he distributed to the disciples, and the disciples to them that were set down; and likewise of the fishes as much as they would.
(Joh 6:12) When they were filled, he said unto his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost.

The Bread of Life

The Bread of Life
(John 6:32-58)
I. Our Lord Jesus had recently multiplied loaves and fishes for a multitude. JOH 6:5-13.
A. This had generated an association with the manna given to Israel under Moses.
JOH 6:30-31.
B. Jesus’ audience consisted of “the Jews” (JOH 6:41, 52) and “his disciples”
(JOH 6:60-61).
C. Jesus here sets Himself forth as the superior bread of life of Whom only some partake unto
eternal life, fully entered at “the last day” (JOH 6:39-40, 44, 53-54).
D. To those who partake of Him, a certain and secure eternity is promised. JOH 6:54.

Reasoning out of the Scriptures Part 2

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.

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