Open your Bible to 1 Timothy 1:18, we are going to read to verse 20. So here we have Paul finishing up his charge to Timothy. His charge is to protect the church from false teachers. Encouraging people to stay close to the gospel, to stay away from false uses of the law and other things that take our focus and our faith from Jesus. He is exhorting Timothy and us to maintain our hold on sound doctrine that accords with scripture. There are really two distinct parts to these three verses, the first part Paul speaks very fondly … Continue reading 1 Timothy 1:18-20 Wartime Mentality
Here we are at the end of our series on conflict. I am sure some of you are relieved that we are finished. I hope we have all been challenged, and will grow from this truth that we have … Continue reading Conflict Wrap up. Matthew 18:21-35
Ok, we have been through a lot in this series on conflict. I hope the Lord has been working in you as much as he has in me to help us all be better at dealing Biblically with conflict. … Continue reading Conflict: Step 4- The Church
So, here we are in the third step of the Matthew 18 process. If you have reached this step, you have already gone to the person one on one to share your hurt with them, in a humble way, taking … Continue reading Matthew 18:17 Conflict Step 3
We are going to read verses 15-20, and are going to be focussing on Verse 16 today. I will say that if you missed last week, please go listen to the audio online. Last week was the first step … Continue reading Conflict 5: Matthew 18:16
We are going to be reading verses 15-20. Picking back up in our series on Biblical Conflict resolution. If you weren’t here for the first there messages, please go back and listen to them. Much of what I said … Continue reading Conflict 4: Matthew 18:15
So, we have spent a couple weeks now looking at the reality of conflict, as well as the root cause of conflict. This week we are going to get into dealing with how to walk in the middle … Continue reading Conflict: It’s Not About Me Matthew 7:1-5
Please open your Bibles to James 4:1-10. Last week we began our study of conflict with a bit of a shotgun sermon. I know there was a lot of stuff in there, and it came pretty fast. The main … Continue reading Conflict: Why It Happens.
This week we are going to begin a series on Biblical conflict resolution. We are going to take four weeks to look at it before Advent, then we will focus on advent for the next four weeks, and then … Continue reading Conflict: It Happens!