Soon they will realize either that their faith in Christ is being challenged and will therefore seek a true church or, like the frog in the kettle, they may remain as their profession of faith is increasingly confused, weakened, and perhaps even abandoned.
In diametrical opposition to the Bible, Osteen’s preposterous and blasphemous book is totally all about you and I and how we are to speak into existence our own self-esteem and success.
If you want to sing a new SONG all the way to HELL, you’re invited to their Manila show. You’ll be part of a long line of celebrity heretics’ victims.
In the Book of Job, we read about the real, true prosperity gospel.
“Don’t let the voice of the darkness, tell you that you are not worth that God would not speak to you. Don’t let him tell you, you don’t matter. God spoke to you.” ~ Louie Giglio
Even now in this vale of tears, you are seated with Christ in the heavenly places where God’s immeasurable riches await you in the coming ages
The emergent movement is the clearest example today of what Paul calls in our text as an appeal that â€œ[springs] from error or impurity or any attempt to deceiveâ€¦ with words of flattery,â€ all with the intention of pleasing man
… only if you went to Saddleback Church and heard Rick Warren. This last weekend, Mr. Warren kicked off “Decade of Destiny,” a two-month “spiritual growth” program at his church in Mission Viejo, California, saying, “I want the next ten
“Quiboloy makes himself equal to Jesus by calling himself a begotten Son and the Son of God. Also, Quiboloy claimed to be ushered into sonship in 2003 in the same sense that Jesus has eternal sonship.”
Since it had no fruit because it was not in season yet, why did Jesus curse the tree? Because he was hungry and it had no fruit? Isnâ€™t that a sin of selfishness, short temper and capriciousness? When Peter noticed that the fig tree had withered, why did Jesus answer, â€œHave faith in God,â€ and then talked about prayer?
In 1 Peter 4:12-19, the apostle reminds us that as pilgrims in this fallen world, we are not to be surprised, we are not to be ashamed, and we are not to doubt God’s faithfulness when sufferings come. This was how believers throughout history endured unimaginable sufferings.
Scripture Readings: Genesis 6:5-8; 1 Peter 4:1-11 â€¢ Text: 1 Peter 4:1-11 May 17, 2009 To download a printer-friendly PDF version of this sermon, click here. My wife recently had a conversation with a Filipino lay pastor who is relatively