Tag Archives: sin

At Calvary – Episode 84 – Becoming People Who Can’t Be Trusted

We’re better than lost people, aren’t we? Such is the attitude of self-righteousness and hypocrisy that we so often critiqued by the apostle Paul and our Lord Jesus. They didn’t just say that we shouldn’t think like that. They said … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 83 – Becoming People Who Can’t Be Trusted

We talk about sin as a wrong thing we do. Have we ever thought about what repeated sin does to our thinking? As we finish Romans chapter 1 this week, Pastors Jeff, Ed, and John share how humanity’s repeated choosing … Continue reading

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Consider the Cost of the Life You are Living

We have been talking a lot about living for Christ on Sunday mornings. Sometimes I think that as we emphasize living for Christ we can come under the false impression that such living is easy and has no cost to … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 82 – What a Tangled Web We Weave

Depraved. The word brings up images of the vilest of things. However, when God uses the word He doesn’t use it exclusively for those things which are traditionally considered immoral. He also uses ‘depraved’ to describe activities that we accept … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 81 – Love without Truth is Not Love

There are times I really shake my head at the news, don’t you? I just can’t understand the choices people make sometimes. I wonder if it has ever been as bad as it is today. In our passage this week, … Continue reading

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A Wondrous Protection

When I think of my mistakes I have a recurring question: How can I make it right? In my quest to right the wrongs of my own making, I have discovered there is a difference between acknowledging wrongs and constantly … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 80 – Exchanging Truth for Lies

How do we get rid of guilt? The Bible’s antidote to guilt is the cross. How do folks who don’t want to give their life to Jesus attempt to get rid of guilt? They do it the way people have … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 79 – Is Purity Popular?

Pure. Innocent. When did these words become insults rather than praises? Our culture treats the pure as if they are deficient in some way. The words innocent and naïve are treated as synonyms. Why do we do that? Paul explains … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 78 – Wise or Foolish?

When we think about fools, we usually think about those sophomoric characters in buddy movies. However, God has a different description – too wise for their own good. When we think we are wise without God, we are in danger. … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 77 – When People Don’t Think about God

As we think about the suppression of truth, we might think of folks with agendas who are trying to influence how people think. We might think of Facebook, Twitter, or the media. Most of us don’t realize that such influencing started much earlier in our history. It started when mankind thought that honoring and thanking God as the good God that He is was just not necessary. What happens when we don’t give glory to God as God? Someone else is put in His place! Continue reading

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