Sermons by Barry Josephson
In the present context for those studying this booklet, our suffering is mostly along the line of inconveniences at best and insults at worst. However, we should remember that Christianity Today magazine issues a World Watch List each year. That is a listing of the 50 countries where it is most dangerous to follow Jesus. North Korea is the highest rated. It categorizes…
This passage begins with the picture of a baby and a bottle of milk, but its message is to grow up into spiritual maturity and completeness. A second picture in this passage is a construction project. We do not want to be a building half-built. We are to become everything God has called us to be – complete and mature.
Unashamed of the Gospel in a Morally Shameless Society – Be Motivated If we are going to Be Secure (lesson 1) in a culture that has an ever-growing intolerance of our belief system, we need a pep talk-a motivational speech. 1 Peter 1:3-9 is one of the great Christian motivational speeches of all time.
Wisdom for Living Well with Others – Proverbs 6:6-19
Generous Justice, class #7 From Chapt. 3. Pg. 54b-6. Keller notes the inclination of individuals and institutions to be concerned with either personal morality or social justice, but usually not both. God, on the other hand, joins the two equally. When this balance is taught and practiced, Keller…