"Imputed righteousness" Tagged Sermons

Hot topics: What does God think of religion?

Philippians 3:1-11 One of the key accusations of the New Atheists is that religion isn’t simply irrational, but that it’s dangerous and that it leads inevitably to intolerance and violence. Then, of course, the pro-religion voices try to protest by demonstrating the strong correlations between religion and many desirable outcomes such as stable mental health, and happiness, and altruism. And the debate rolls on. But what about God, what does God think of religion? Listen in as we consider this question from the Bible, and as we discover that God is not nearly so pro-religion as we might have expected…

The Real McCoy: 2 of 2: The Message

2 Corinthians 5:16-6:2 Children’s books and TV programs categorize people into goodies and baddies, but as we grow up we discover that the world is more complicated than that. Rather than seeing everything as “black and white” we discover instead “50 shades of grey”. This is why, for many people, they can’t accept the Bible with its simplistic categories of good and evil; heaven and hell; saved and lost. Listen in as we consider this issue together.

Joining God’s Mission: 2 of 2: “What is it?”

2 Corinthians 5:16-6:2 Children’s books and TV programs categorize people into goodies and baddies, but as we grow up we discover that the world is more complicated than that. Rather than seeing everything as “black and white” we discover instead “50 shades of grey”. This is why, for many people, they can’t accept the Bible with its simplistic categories of good and evil; heaven and hell; saved and lost. Listen in as we consider this issue together.

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