Sermons

Motivated by the Gospel: Eschatological Hope

Our motivation for righteousness and holiness comes from the Gospel. An aspect of that message is highlighted in the last paragraph of Romans 13. That aspect is our eschatological hope or the age that is to come. Paul points to this hope of recreation as a motivating factor in our pursuit of holiness and righteousness. In this sermon, Pastor Voddie ......

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Love Debt

Our culture is constantly confused on the idea of "love". More importantly, our churches are confused on the relationship that "love" has with the Moral Law of God. These two things are not so separate as many would like to believe. Are we able to forget the law because we live in an age of grace? How are we supposed ......

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Politics, Government, and Biblical Authority: Part 4

GfBC wraps up its "mini-series" on Romans 13:1-7 with a final look at how we are to support our authorities. What is a biblical view of taxation? What about honoring and respecting those who have been placed over us? This sermon on Romans 13:5-7 will answer those questions.  For a comprehensive understanding of Politics and Religion, view this book by ......

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Politics, Government, and Biblical Authority: Part 3

Is it true that the church and government have nothing to do with each other? In Romans 13, God gives clear instructions for what those in authority are required to do. In this sermon Pastor Voddie dispels several myths about politics and religion.    For a comprehensive understanding of Politics and Religion, view this book by Wayne Grudem....

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Politics, Government, and Biblical Authority: Part 2

Upon hearing Romans 13:1-2 which tell us that we are to submit to the authority that God has placed over us, our first reaction is to jump to the next few verses to find reasons why we shouldn't. However, before we challenge authority, we must first learn what it means to submit. Even when we are called to challenge authority, ......

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