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PM Sermon 5/12/13: The Overtaken

PM Scripture Reading: Luke 15.1-7 Brent T. Willey THE OVERTAKEN Galatians 6.1-2 Introduction: Paul indicates that a brother can be “overtaken in a trespass” to such an extent that his soul is in jeopardy. Consider… Prolambanō [prolamba/nw]– “overtaken” or “caught in” Paraptōma [para/ptwma]- “a false step, a blunder; denotes a …

AM Sermon 4/28/13: Short-Lived Restoration

AM Scripture Reading: Nehemiah 13.4-9 This Morning’s Sermon: Brent T. Willey SHORT-LIVED RESTORATION Nehemiah 13.1-22 Introduction: The Old Testament books of Ezra & Nehemiah are primarily about the restoration of the Jewish Temple and the city of Jerusalem (ca., 536-428 BC). Jerusalem and the Temple had been left in ruins …

AM Sermon 12/9/12: Personal Apostasy

AM Scripture Reading: 1 Timothy 4.1-5 (nkjv) This Morning’s Sermon:  Brent T. Willey PERSONAL APOSTASY Introduction: A commonly asked question is, “Why do some leave the faith?” Next, what do I mean by apostasy? Webster:“1:renunciation of a religious faith2:defection.” Greek: apostasia- “defection from the truth” (Strong); “a falling away” (Thayer); …

AM Sermon 10/21/12: Paying Closer Attention

AM Scripture Reading: Hebrews 2.1-4   Brent T. Willey PAYING CLOSER ATTENTION Hebrews 2.1 Introduction: The author of Hebrews is giving a clear warning! We must not forget the context of this epistle: Many Jewish Christians were defecting from the faith; some even returning to Judaism. The Book of Hebrews …

PM Sermon 7/29/12: Beware, the Apostasy

Pm Scripture Reading: Acts 20.28-32 David M. Fiddament BEWARE, THE APOSTASY Introduction: The Holy Spirit warned of a great falling away in 1 Tim. 4.1. άποστασία (apostasia): a falling away. (2 Thess. 2.3) Paul says that Christ won’t come till the apostasy happens. We must always beware of apostasy and …