Teachings






The Ultimate Priority Of Life 07/11/21

1 Corinthians 10:31-33

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I. Priority for self – Flee Idolatry
II. Priority for others – Seek their good

III. Priority for God – Pursue His Glory

1. Constantly controlled by GOD’S GLORY

2. Constantly compelled by CONCERN FOR SOULS

Love And Partiality In The Church 07/04/21

James 2:8-13

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I. LOVE OR PARTIALITY – A SERIOUS CHOICE (v.8-11)


a) Love impartially aligning with the priority of God


b) Resist partiality knowing the severity of sin


c) Resist partiality honoring the standard of God


II. MERCY & JUDGMENT – A SERIOUS MEASURE (v.12-13)


a) Speak & live in the Freedom of God’s ways


b) Speak & live in view of the Judgment to come


c) Speak & live responding to the Mercy of the Gospel

Priority Of Life (p4) 06/27/21

1 Corinthians 10:14-33

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I. Priority for self – Flee Idolatry
1. Idolatry breaks UNITY WITH CHRIST
2. Idolatry is DEMONIC
3. Idolatry provokes GOD’S WRATH

II. Priority for others – Seek their good
1. Always consider BUILDING UP over FEELING GOOD

2. Always consider OTHERS over SELF

3. Always consider FAITH over FRIENDSHIP

III. Priority for God – Pursue His Glory

Priority Of Life (p3) 06/20/21

1 Corinthians 10:14-33

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I. Priority for self – Flee Idolatry
1. Idolatry breaks UNITY WITH CHRIST
2. Idolatry is DEMONIC
3. Idolatry provokes GOD’S WRATH

II. Priority for others – Seek their good
1. Always consider BUILDING UP over FEELING GOOD

2. Always consider OTHERS over SELF

3. Always consider FAITH over FRIENDSHIP

III. Priority for God – Pursue His Glory


Pride And Prejudice In The Church 06/06/21

James 2:1-7

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How We Care Exposes What We Value

I. FAVORITISM COUNTERS FAITH
a. We are partial to our priorities

b. We are partial causing segregation

c. We are partial with an evil heart


II. FAVORITISM COUNTERS GOD’S VALUES

a. With favoritism, we deny God’s choice

b. With favoritism, we dismiss overt oppression

c. With favoritism, we are deaf to clear blasphemy