Having stated the goals of gospel ministry and the qualifications of elders, Paul explains how the goals of faith and godliness are achieved in the local church: “He [an elder] must hold firm to the trustworthy word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in sound doctrine and also to rebuke those who contradict it” (Titus 1:9). This was (and is still today!) the biblical remedy for false teaching. Legalistic doctrine had begun to infiltrate the church in Crete, and the result was not godliness but God-denying deeds. In this sermon, Pastor Matt reveals the surprising dangers and futility of legalism, pointing us to our need for a gracious God who will give us a new heart, a new Spirit, and make us new creations.
November 28, 2022
For the Advent season in 2022 we are looking the songs sung by Mary, Zechariah, and the Angels which accompanied the birth of Christ. In this sermon pastor Keith considers…
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