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News => From the Pastor's Desk => Topic started by: Richard OFfill on March 09, 2018, 07:35:23 PM

Title: Beware of the people ..........
Post by: Richard OFfill on March 09, 2018, 07:35:23 PM
Beware of people who are continually talking about the evils of legalism.  If legalism has slain its thousands, antinomianism has slain its ten thousands.  If we are going to talk about the dangers of Pharisaism, we would do well to talk about the dangers of "Sadduceeism" at the same time.

  We mustn't forget that a coalition of what we might call liberals and conservatives killed Jesus.  The Sadducees hated Him because He was so principled, and the Pharisees hated Him because He was so nice.  People who want to do the will of God aren't legalists.

 We have no other way to express our love for Jesus whom we have never seen than to obey His Word.
Title: Re: Beware of the people ..........
Post by: Listen on March 09, 2018, 08:38:09 PM
 We have no other way to express our love for Jesus whom we have never seen than to obey His Word.

Proverbs 3:1 My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments:
4 So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
7 Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

It is about what motivates us to keep His commandments. Are we keeping them for His glory or for our own selfish motives. 


Title: Re: Beware of the people ..........
Post by: Tammy on March 10, 2018, 03:03:55 PM
People who want to do the will of God aren't legalists.

I'm sure I've brought it up before, but I still like what you said years ago, "A legalist is somebody who is trying to do what is right before I am."

I think that in many cases that is what it boils down to.
Title: Re: Beware of the people ..........
Post by: newbie on March 10, 2018, 05:38:56 PM
we shall know them by their fruits   :-)