The Man That Wouldn’t Compromise

The Man That Wouldn’t Compromise

Exodus 8:25-27, Hebrews 11:24-26 The Christian life can not start with compromises, and can’t be sustained with compromise. “Be sure you are right then go ahead.” Moses was raised to be a leader of God’s people. His life was not a life of compromise. Exodus 8:25-27 – A man without a conviction is like a door swinging on its bottom hinge, (Napoleon’s Drummer Boys). I: Sacrifice To Your God in the Land 8:25. 1. Bloodless worship of Egypt: It’s alright to believe in God but don’t leave the world. 2. You can even join the church but don’t leave the world. 3. The Devil wants you to stay in the land. II: Exodus 8:28 – Don’t Go Too Far Away. 1. Don’t leave the things of the world too far behind....

“In Hell He Lifted Up His Eyes.”

Luke 16:19- Jesus told this as a true story and not as a parable. I: When Hell Seems Far Away or Non-Existing: 1. This man was busy about many things. 2. He was making progress in his business life. 3. He was well clothed with the best material. 4. He was no doubt a great entertainer, and his wife prominent among the social set. 5. Every day was a day to eat, drink, and be merry. 6. He must have had a costly funeral. II: Five Minutes In Hell Changed His Mind. 1. He didn’t have his wealth to worry him. 2. He was clothed with fires of hell. 3. He had no time to spread the banquet table. 4. Days had turned to one continual night filled with torment. 5. There was no stopping place; nor was there a place to change his course on his rapid trip to hell. III:...

This Is Hell

Luke 16:19-31 When Christians refuse to believe in a literal, eternal Hell, they become cold and indifferent about the men and women going there. I: Jesus Knew of A Literal Hell. 1. He preached more about Hell than Heaven. 2. “But whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of Hell fire.” Matthew 5:22. a. “And fear not them, which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul, but rather fear Him which is able to destroy both soul and body in Hell fire.” Matthew 10:28.   b. “As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the end of this world. The son of man shall send forth His angels and they shall gather out of His Kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity, and shall cast...

God Divided the Water

The Heavens Declare the Glory of God Genesis 1:6-8, Psalms 19:1-7 Moses recorded marvelous things that it has taken man thousands of years to begin to discover. I: The Firmament is Made & the Waters Divided: 1. Firmament – “To spread out, limitless expanse.” 2. There are definitely two bodies of water & if they were not separated, life would be impossible. II: The Upper & Lower Bodies of Water: 1. The lower bodies of water we are well acquainted with. a. Here fish & living creatures make their home. b. Our ships sail upon it & our subs travel thru it. c. Divers bring its treasures from below the surface. 2. The upper bodies of water are just as real. a. It contains waves & bounding billows. b. It has currents &...

Joy In Serving

Matthew 25:21, Timothy 2 4:7-8 Jesus said it was more blessed to give than to receive. He came to seek and to save. He came to serve rather than be served. Jesus expects service from his church and he so commanded. I: The Shame of Idleness: 1. Ten percent of church members do 90% of the actual church work. 2. To some the Church is a place to sit comfortable in a pleasant atmosphere a few minutes a week. 3. An army with 90% casualty, would run up to the white flag. 4. The church is in a warfare for the eternal souls of men and about 90% of the army has deserted. 5. A church of 500 members, 156 of these are not resident, of the 344 left, 25% are inactive, leaving 258 to do the work, and 86 of these are content to do nothing. 6. So long as a single member is...