Sermon Archive

Luke 9:46-50: A Lack of Humility

Jesus Christ is the greatest example and the greatest teacher of humility in human history. And the disciples like ourselves are in constant need of teaching on the evil of pride and the value of humility. We are in a section that is focusing in on the immaturity of the disciples and Christ’s attention to their discipleship and development. Christ has just addressed them on the matter of their lack of faith, as well as their lack of understanding, He now turns to the area of their lack of humility. If you look up a definition of pride today,...

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2 Samuel 14: Absalom’s return

Outline David the manipulated Absalom the manipulator Introduction God has promised to discipline David, it will eventuate in David’s throne being stolen by Absalom. The text is mapping out for us the events that bring about David’s decline. Perhaps it has stood out for you as well how God is working out His purposes of discipline. He leaves David to make his own bed before he has to lie in it. David does not properly punish Amnon, and now David will not properly deal with Absalom. David is under God’s discipline and David is the rod for his own...

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