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Are there any Exceptions to this Command; “Mourn with Those Who Mourn?”

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Scripture: Romans 12:15
Topics: Church Unity, Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Contributor: Joel Webbon

The Bible says to “mourn with those who mourn.” However, is there a certain criteria that must be met before Christians join others in mourning?

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Pillars of Perseverance | 1 Timothy 6:11-12

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:11-12
Topics: Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Calling, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Doctrine of Sanctification, Church Unity, Church Unity, Polemics, Contributor: Joel Webbon

This week Pastor Joel Webbon teaches on 1 Timothy 6:6-8. His focus was on the need for godly contentment, especially in this uncertain hour.

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The Love of Money and the Seed Among Thorns

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:9-10
Topics: Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Calling, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Contributor: Joel Webbon

The incredible dangers of the “love of money” are perhaps most clearly expounded by Christ himself, in the Parable of the Sower. Watch here, as Pastor Joel explains the correlation between these two biblical texts.

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Guarding Against the Love of Money

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:9-10
Topics: Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Calling, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Christian Contentment, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Contributor: Joel Webbon

This week Pastor Joel Webbon teaches on 1 Timothy 6:9-10. His focus was on the dangerous perils of the love of money, and its three-step, lethal process: 1) Desire, 2) Deception, and 3) Destruction.

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The Lordship of Christ

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:3-5
Topics: Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Calling, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Christian Contentment, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Mortification of Sin, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Contributor: Joel Webbon

Christians, do not forget that Christ is not only our Savior, he is also our Lord. And this Lordship is not merely confined to the realm of our hearts. Jesus is the Lord of all things!

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One Treasure, One Master

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Scripture: Matthew 6:19-24
Topics: Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Calling, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Christian Contentment, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Mortification of Sin, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Contributor: Paul Pitts

This week Paul Pitts III from Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, CA teaches on Romans Matthew 6:19-24. His focus was on storing up for ourselves treasures in heaven “where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal”, rather than the fleeting treasures of this earth.

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Sexual Sin Must Be Put To Death

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 5:1-2
Topics: Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Calling, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Christian Contentment, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Mortification of Sin, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Mortification of Sin, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Contributor: Right Response Staff

Sexual temptation affects all Christians, but especially men. We must not be willing to forfeit our heavenly inheritance for the fleeting pleasure of our lustful passions. God does not require us to settle for less, he demands that we aspire for infinitely more!

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Guarding Sexual Purity

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 4:11-16
Topics: Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Calling, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Christian Contentment, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Mortification of Sin, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Mortification of Sin, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Marriage, Mortification of Sin, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Contributor: Joel Webbon

Are you wondering why you have no victory in the realm of sexual purity? Perhaps you are making provisions for your sin.

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Do Not Love The World

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Scripture: Genesis 3:8-15
Topics: Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Calling, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Christian Contentment, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Mortification of Sin, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Mortification of Sin, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Marriage, Mortification of Sin, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Contributor: Joel Webbon

Jesus clearly commands us to love our neighbor, which includes loving unbelievers. However, Jesus also commands us not to love the world. So, how can we love our neighbor and not love the world at the same time?