Debunking Faith Busters (Part 1: What About the Bible?)

“DEBUNKING FAITH BUSTERS” Pt. 1: What About the Bible? INTRO: This morning I’m going to begin a new series of messages on the theme, “Debunking Faith Busters.” Every belief system requires faith. These matters can’t be 100% proven scientifically. Faith isn’t typically a blind leap, but rather a decision we make partially based on reason […]

Spiritual Malnourishment

“SPIRITUAL MALNOURISHMENT” INTRO: One of the marks of a disciple of Jesus is that he/she abides in Jesus’ Word (Jn. 8:31-32, 36; 17:17). ABIDING IN HIS WORD [3 characteristics]: We regularly read His Word. We are committed to believing His Word. We seek to live our life in alignment with His Word. I. GOD’S WORD […]

Grave Matters Conclusion

“GRAVE MATTERS – Conclusion” INTRO: Partial preterism believes some of the prophecies associated with the end-times have already been fulfilled. God’s kingdom will keep advancing amidst opposition (Mt. 13:31-33; Acts 3:20-21; Ps. 110:1; 1Co. 15:25; Heb. 10:12-13). Jesus will return, resurrection, judgment, eternal state. Resurrection & judgment close together at end (Jn. 5:28-29; 6:40; 11:23-24; […]

Grave Matters (Part 5: What About the Rapture, Tribulation & 2nd Coming?)

“GRAVE MATTERS” Part 5: What About the Rapture, Tribulation & 2nd Coming? INTRO: We’re in a series about death, resurrection and eternity. We’ve looked at what happens when we die, the resurrection, the judgment (which follows Christ’s return), the millennium and eternity. What about the rapture, tribulation and the Second Coming of Christ? Disclaimers: Don’t […]

Grave Matters (Part 3: What About the Judgment?)

“GRAVE MATTERS” Part 3: What About the Judgment? INTRO: In this series about death, resurrection and eternity, we’ve looked so far at death and resurrection. The resurrection happens at Christ’s Second Coming (1Thess. 4:13-18). What happens after the resurrection? I. ETERNAL JUDGMENT (Heb. 6:1-2; 9:27; Jn. 5:28-29). The eternal judgment for the righteous which is […]

Grave Matters (Part 2: What About the Resurrection?)

“GRAVE MATTERS – II” [What About the Resurrection?] REVIEW/INTRO: Last week we began a series about death, resurrection and eternity. At death, the body goes to the grave and the spirit of the righteous goes to heaven to await the resurrection. The spirit of the unrighteous goes to hades (not hell) to await the resurrection […]

Grave Matters (Part 1: What Happens After Death?)

“GRAVE MATTERS” [Part 1: What Happens After Death?] INTRO: Today we’re beginning a series of messages on death, resurrection and eternity called “GRAVE MATTERS.” Today we’re going to focus on what happens when people die. Where do they go? What is their state of existence? What happens next? 5 BELIEFS ABOUT DEATH: Annihilation – ceasing […]