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Ephesians 6:1-3: Children obey your parents: Part 3

Obeying your parents, why should we do it? On the one hand we have the pragmatic view of psychology which has finally admitted the age old wisdom of God’s ways and tells us that every child needs loving parents for various reasons. On the other hand we have evolutionary views that tell us that we should be able to evolve beyond the need to have parents. Parenthood as an institution is no longer seen as sacred, but rather it is tolerated only in so far as it is useful. Today you can divorce your parents; you can legally have...


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Ephesians 6:1-3: Children obey your parents: Part 2

Obeying your parents, why should we do it? On the one hand we have the pragmatic view of psychology which has finally admitted the age old wisdom of God’s ways and tells us that every child needs loving parents for various reasons. On the other hand we have evolutionary views that tell us that we should be able to evolve beyond the need to have parents. Parenthood as an institution is no longer seen as sacred, but rather it is tolerated only in so far as it is useful. Today you can divorce your parents; you can legally have...


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Romans 13:6-7: Fulfilling Our Obligations

INTRODUCTION: “Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”  (Mark 12:17).  These have been called the most important political words ever spoken, and rightly so.  Jesus was being put to the test by the Pharisees and the Herodians.  They thought they had Jesus cornered when they asked Him if they should pay taxes.  They thought they had Him on the horns of a dilemma, if Jesus said yes the Jews should pay taxes then that would make Him unpopular with the general public.  And if He answered No, then the Herodians...


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