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Responding To Injustice

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Scripture: Psalm 37
Topics: Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Contributor: Joel Webbon

Psalm 37:6 provides  a wonderful promise: “[God] will bring forth your righteousness as the light, and your justice as the noonday.” In other words, those who act with integrity will eventually be vindicated, in this life or the next. Their righteousness will be revealed before both God and men. Therefore, we must diligently obey as we wait upon the Lord. This commandment is stated a final time in Psalm 37:7: “Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; fret not yourself over the one who prospers in his way, over the man who carries out evil devices!”

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Responding To Injustice

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Scripture: Psalm 37
Topics: Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Contributor: Joel Webbon

Psalm 37:6 provides  a wonderful promise: “[God] will bring forth your righteousness as the light, and your justice as the noonday.” In other words, those who act with integrity will eventually be vindicated, in this life or the next. Their righteousness will be revealed before both God and men. Therefore, we must diligently obey as we wait upon the Lord. …

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Would Jesus Consider All Americans Rich?

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Scripture: Matthew 19:24
Topics: Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Worldliness, Contributor: Joel Webbon

Jesus said, “It’s easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.” Would all Americans qualify as being rich according to Jesus’ standards for wealth?

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Do Not Love The World

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Scripture: Genesis 3:8-15
Topics: Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Worldliness, 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?

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How Can A Person Be Both Rich And Righteous?

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:17-19
Topics: Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Worldliness, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Contributor: Joel Webbon

The Bible seems to clearly teach that riches in this life are often a pitfall to living a righteous life. So is it actually possible for a person to be both rich and righteous? If so, how can this be achieved?

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The Sin of Desire

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Scripture: Romans 5:9-11
Topics: Doctrine of Sin, Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Worldliness, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Resisting Temptation, Contributor: Joel Webbon

Is it possible to be guilty of sin at the level of our thoughts and emotions? Or are we only truly guilty when we give into temptation at the level of our words and actions? In other words, can people commit sin merely in their desires? Pastor Joel provides the answer in this powerful sermon clip!

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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, Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Worldliness, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Resisting Temptation, 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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True Riches

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:17-21
Topics: Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Worldliness, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Resisting Temptation, Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Worldliness, Contributor: Joel Webbon

This week Pastor Joel Webbon teaches on 1 Timothy 6:17-21. His focus was on the eternal significance of storing treasure in heaven.

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Pillars of Perseverance | 1 Timothy 6:11-12

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:11-12
Topics: Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Worldliness, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Resisting Temptation, Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Worldliness, Calling, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Doctrine of Sin, Doctrine of Sanctification, 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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Guarding Against the Love of Money

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:9-10
Topics: Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Worldliness, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Resisting Temptation, Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Worldliness, Calling, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, 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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One Treasure, One Master

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Scripture: Matthew 6:19-24
Topics: Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Justice, Resisting Temptation, Suffering & Persecution, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Worldliness, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Resisting Temptation, Culture & Politics, Justice, Love, Resisting Temptation, Resisting Temptation, Stewardship, Worldliness, Calling, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, Christian Contentment, Idolatry, Resisting Temptation, Worldliness, 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.