What is Belief?

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020602AM NR6-46 Masters Message in John-51 THE MASTER’S MESSAGE SERIES JOHN-51 BLIND EYES MADE TO SEE BY JESUS The world according to Jesus is divided into two groups: o those that are in darkness, the spiritually blind and o those that have sight, the spiritually seeing. There are only two kinds of people. There’s no […]

Do You Believe and Have This Life?

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NR6-45 020224AM What happens when you preach the gospel from the Gospels to lost sinners? Does it work any more? I mean does the gospel impact lives like it did in the world of Christ and the Apostles?   Sometimes it seems that the Roman World of Bible times that Jesus and Paul lived in […]

Jesus Explains the Gospel

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010401AM NR6-44 Mark-50 Masters Message in Luke-10 THE MASTER’S MESSAGE IN LUKE-9 FAITH THAT SAVES IS HUMBLE AND SUBMITTING We come now to the close of our survey of Luke. In these past weeks since Christmas we have seen that Jesus shares the Good News of salvation 23 times, each unique and yet each with […]

Are You In?

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010311AM NR6-43 Mark-47 Masters Message in Luke-7 THE MASTER’S MESSAGE SERIES LUKE-7 “ARE YOU IN?” Do you know if you are “in” yet? Are you assured of eternal life? Who is really going to Heaven? Those may well be the most urgent question of our earthly existence. We live is a religious world that is […]

The Good Heart Bears Fruit

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040711AM NR6-42 Mark -56 The Good Heart Bears Fruit For Jesus The Good Life – Bears Fruit Mark 4:8 & 20 God has a big plan for you and me; He wants us to make something out of our time. Time like electricity flows around us and remains unseen and useless — unless it is […]

The Good Heart Lives for Jesus

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040704AM NR6-41 Mark -55 The Good Heart Lives For Jesus The Good Life – Accepts the Word Mark 4:8 & 20 Are you living the ‘good life” this morning? For many that idea of the “good life” would evoke financial security, great health, abundant pleasures, and constant freedoms. But sadly most of those pursuing that […]

The Good Heart Accepts the Word

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040627AM NR6-40 Mark -54 The Good Heart Accepts The Word The Good Heart – Accepts the Word Mark 4.1-20 Open with me to Mark 4.20 where Jesus explains that the Good Heart – Accepts the Word. With the death and burial of our 40th President there has been a national resurrection of discussions about the […]

Four Hearts–One Soil

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NR6-39 GHS-6_Four Hearts – One Soil 040418AM One Soil and Four Hearts! Its been a long day. Jesus started the day teaching inside a home (Mark 3.20-21) and was approached by His own family who tried to “arrest” Him and drag Him back to Nazareth so they could ‘take care of Him’. Then He was […]

Seven Words of Hope & Life

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NR6-38 040411AM Jesus lives. The Tomb is empty. Death is defeated. The Grave is opened. God is in control. His Word is true. The Devil is destroyed. Death, Hell, and the Grave are rendered powerless by Christ’s Resurrection. God won. When Jesus rose the disciples were able to talk with Him, learn from Him, and […]

Do You Have a Personal Relationship with Jesus?

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NR6-37 Do You Have a Personal Relationship with Jesus_ 040307AM How is your Relationship with Jesus? Who is in Christ’s Family? Do you have a Personal Relationship with Jesus? Mark 3.31-35 The most important question you will every be asked to answer is the question – “Do you have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ?” […]

The Unpardonable Sin

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NR6-36 THE UNPARDONABLE SIN 040208AM THE SIN FOR WHICH THERE IS NO FORGIVENESS Mark 3.20-30 As we open to Mark 3 today, we open to Jesus walking on this earth and confronting the Scribes, men of the Word. As we prepare to read the 11 verses that record that event stop and think what I […]

Following Jesus

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GR6-35 000716AM Following Jesus Revelation 17 – Why I’m Not A Roman Catholic Jul 16, 2000 | tags: 000716am Those two words, so full of power, are FOLLOWING JESUS. This morning I encourage you to look at Christ’s call of Matthew in Mark 2:13-17, and see if you also are willing to Follow Jesus! Working by […]

Christ’s Finished Work

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000618PM NR6-34 Mark-19 Forgiveness COMMUNION DECLARES CHRIST’S FINISHED WORK MARK 14:24 Communion declares Christ’s finished work! Jesus has reached the last evening He will share with His beloved Disciples, His plan is to celebrate Passover and transform it into a special memorial to the FINISHED WORK of His death. Communion is for His church to […]

The Message of Jesus -3

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NR6-33 000604PM Jesus saved them to share the Gospel, the Good News of Salvation. There are few things more exciting than to actually learn from Him our Master, His message and the way He called men and women, boys and girls to Salvation. That is what those Fishers of Divine Souls were taught.   As […]

The Message of Jesus -2

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GR6-32 000326PM This morning we are going to do just that. We are going to hear the soul winning methods of Jesus. How? Through the eyes and ears of those who spent time alone with Jesus. Through the hearts and minds of those who heard Him soul winning for three plus years. Thus the Book […]

The Message of Jesus

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000326PM NR6-31 Mark-9 TAPE # 9 WALKING WITH JESUS SERIES MARK 1:14-15 “THE MESSAGE OF JESUS” As believers this evening, one of the greatest privileges we have is knowing and sgaring the message of Jesus. What is the message of Jesus? In a moment we will examine it word by word from Mark 1. But […]

All Sins Are Forgivable

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NR6-30 040222AM Which one was the greatest? If you analyze them they were wonderful but ALL were only temporary. The paralyzed, lame, mute, and blind that Jesus gave back eyes, fingers, toes, and skin eventually lost them all again when they got sick and died some years later. Peter’s mother-in-law was miraculously set free from […]

The Gospel Explained by Peter

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  NR6-29 040201AM People need heroes. Part of life is looking up to someone, being inspired by them, and rising to greater levels of accomplishment in whatever field they represent.   There are golfing heroes who inspire; basketball and football heroes who inspire; entertainers and authors who become heroes and inspire; political and civic heroes […]

The Experience of Peter

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NR6-28 040125AM Remember what we learned about Peter last week? No one ever followed Jesus more closely than Peter. No one ever listened to Jesus more intently than Peter. No one ever knew Jesus better than Peter. And – No one ever wanted to imitate Jesus more completely than Peter. Peter’s life is synonymous with […]

Meeting Peter the Apostle

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NR6-27 040118AM The Gospel by Mark is the premier book of God’s Word about hope – hope for a new start, hope for complete forgiveness, hope in the God of the 2ndchance. And no one knew that better than Peter. There was a man called Peter, who knew Jesus better than any other human on […]

God as Our Father

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NR6-26 010121AM Remember what God promised about Christ’s coming? Isaiah 9:6:   Wonderful Counselor so we never have to be CONFUSED. Mighty God so we never have to be AFRAID. Everlasting Father so we never have to be ALONE. Prince of Peace so we never have to be ANXIOUS.   If church traditions are correct all the Gospel writers had an overwhelming conviction […]

How to Escape the Fires of Hell

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010114AM NR6-25 Mark-45 Masters Message in Luke-5 THE MASTER’S MESSAGE SERIES LUKE-5 HOW TO ESCAPE ETERNAL HELL Of all the various type of disasters that befall us as humans, one of the more feared situations is to be trapped in a burning building. Over the past few years there have been several tragic scenes of […]

Hearing Christ’s Voice

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010107AM NR6-24 Mark-44 Masters Message in Luke-4 THE MASTER’S MESSAGE SERIES LUKE-4 HEARING CHRIST’S VOICE This morning the Gospel of Jesus Christ is the most wonderful message ever conceived, and the most powerful formula ever devised. What do I mean? Well when someone hears and believes God’s Word their life is revolutionized. What can the […]

Abiding Sanctified

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NR6-23 040912AM We need to do a self-checkup of our spiritual health. Are you distant these days from God? Can you hardly remember the last time your life was fruitful? Do you feel far from joy and peace, victory and blessing? Do you hope that no one gets too close and asks you personal questions? […]

Abiding Crucified

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040829AM NR6-22 Mark -62 Fruitfulness Explained: John 15.1-8 Abiding Crucified This morning the key to all you and I will ever be is summed up by two words “in Christ”. Our identification with Him in His work on the Cross brought us salvation. Our continuing with Him brings everlasting rewards. When we were saved we […]

REWARDS – Run the Race Look to Jesus

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NR6-21 040822AM The man that knew more about the Christian life than anyone else compared it to an agonizing endurance race. That same man – the Apostle Paul tells us that the main examination that we as believers will face is the question, “What did you do with your body?” Remember that I Corinthians 6.19-20 and II […]

Christ Abiding in my Actions

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NR6-20 040815AM Paul lived in the land of the Olympics. Paul lived and worked each day among the sights and sounds of athletes that were a part of the already ancient tradition of Olympic Games. In the middle of the 1st Century as Paul served in Corinth just outside of Athens, he was writing about sports. […]

God is Faithful

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NR6-19 040808AM God knowing us means He knows life hurts at times. When ever I go through hard times, sad times, dark times, discouraging times – I can testify with many of you that the greatest cure comes from looking at Jesus.   Remember how Isaiah 53.3 calls Jesus “A Man of sorrows and acquainted […]

Christ Abides in My Attitudes

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NR6-18 040725AM This morning God expects fruit in the life of His children. That fruit comes from a good heart. That good heart is made good by God in a process called the new birth. We all were born bearing fruit, only it was bad fruit – that is why God saved us, He wanted […]

Luther and Peter and the Roman Catholic Church

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990926PM NR6-15 RC-5 WHY I’M NOT A ROMAN CATHOLIC PART FIVE “THE AUTHORITY OF SCRIPTURES” About noon on October 31, 1517, Martin Luther, an Augustinian monk and a professor of theology, posted on the doors of the Cathedral of Wittenberg, Germany, his 95 theses (complaints). These questions were written in Latin on the subject of […]

How to Lead a Roman Catholic to Christ

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NR6-14 990919PM RC-4 HOW TO LEAD A ROMAN CATHOLIC TO CHRIST MARTIN LUTHER’S LIFE STORY In the summer of 1505 Luther entered the Augustinian convent at Erfurt and became a monk, as he thought, for his life time. The circumstances which led to this sudden step we gather from his fragmentary utterances which have been […]

Romanism, Relics, and Purgatory

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990905PM NR6-13 RC-3 WHY I’M NOT A ROMAN CATHOLIC PART THREE “TO PURGATORY AND BACK” This evening let’s take a trip back in time. Back when there was a cathedral or church in every town of Europe. Back when people lived and died in the same often square mile in which they were born. Back […]

Mary and the Roman Catholic Church

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990905PM NR6-12 RC-2 WHY I’M NOT A ROMAN CATHOLIC PART TWO: MARY WORSHIP THE MIRACLE AT TEPEYACAC HILL http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Academy/6002/ Early in the morning of December 9, 1531 five miles north of the then borders of Mexico City, a 57-year-old Aztec Indian by the name of Juan Diego was running to attend mass in the nearest […]

ECT Examined

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990829PM NR6-11 RC-1 WHY I’M NOT A ROMAN CATHOLIC PART ONE Well, tonight I can’t think of anything more relevant or profitable for us than to study from the word of God, in the love of Christ that he sheds abroad from our hearts, truly what the Bible teaches us about what we believe. SEVEN […]

The Pergamos Connection

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NR6-10 980607PM   Revelation 2:12-17 12 “and to the angel of the church in Pergamos write, ‘these things says he who has the sharp two-edged sword: 13 “I know your works, and where you dwell, where Satan’s throne is. And you hold fast to my name, and did not deny my faith even in the […]

Does Romanism Contain Paganism?

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930328PM NR6-09 WHY I AM NOT NOR EVER COULD BE A ROMAN CATHOLIC GALATIANS 1:6-10 Before I start with my list of reasons let me assure you that I know and love some dear born again Roman Catholics. In fact, some of my closest spiritual advisors were baptized Roman Catholic priests (emphasis on were): J. […]

Sacraments and Purgatory

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NR6-08 930321PM There are seven reasons, but I’ll introduce that starting in verse 6, because the apostle Paul was confronted with something of nearly as great a magnitude as the Roman Church is. And you can see how he spoke out very strongly.  In fact, this book of the, his epistle to the Galatians, is […]

Traditions and Images

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NR6-07 930314PM TAPE TWO WHY I‘M NOT A ROMAN CATHOLIC Well, we come this evening to the second part of our look at something that’s a bit unusual. But I think it’s crucial for us this evening to hear a testimony I’d like to share with you, and that testimony is “Why I am not […]

An Interview with Peter on the Roman Catholic Church

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NR6-06 920119AM V. 27 We saw the contrast — it was a pagan cultic shrine area Christ chose to be revealed, where cries of Caesar is Lord rang. Jesus Christ was proclaimed to be God in human flesh. V. 28 introduced us to the confusion that abounded in Christ’s day. They by and large missed His arrival, explained away His ministry and rejected His claims […]

MacArthur

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NR6-04 980318WE JOHN MACARTHUR TAPE #3 Transcript of 3/18/98 at TBC Well, you know John has been working me to come to Grace Church to preach. We’re friends and you know he’s really been working for an invitation to come to my church and I said, “John, you’re not ready. You’re not ready. You’re doing […]

Mary and the Rosary-Is There Another Way?

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040314AM NR6-03 MARK 41.46 IS THERE ANOTHER WAY TO GOD Is there Another Way to God? Mark 3:31-35 There are really two ultimate questions in life. 1st – “Do you have a personal relationship with God?” And once you answer that, 2nd – “Is there another way to God?” We are in the Gospel by […]

The True Bride of Christ

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NR6-02 980809PM The True Bride of Christ Revelation 17 – Why I’m Not A Roman Catholic Aug 9, 1998 | tags: 980809pm   Other congregations meet in churches, synagogues, mosques, cathedrals, and temples where organized religion stresses the achievements of humans working their way to God. This is the church of good works, self-righteousness and […]

The Mass and Mary

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NR6-01 930307PM “WHY I AM NOT NOR EVER COULD BE A ROMAN CATHOLIC series” Galatians 1:6 The largest visible church in the world is the one called the Catholic or Roman Catholic church. There are many who love the Lord and serve the Lord who have been or are Catholics today. Many organizations work freely […]

Should I Celebrate Halloween?

APO-21 NR6-47 991020WE Should I Celebrate Halloween “Let everyone who names the Name” Paul said, avoid iniquity. Is Halloween a celebration of iniquity? Read on and judge for yourself! 2 Timothy 2:19 Nevertheless, God’s solid foundation stands firm, sealed with this inscription: “The Lord knows those who are his,” and, “Everyone who confesses the name […]

 
 
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