Text: Proverbs 6:16-19   I.         Some people are not satisfied with the way things are.             A.        They want people to change, but they go about it the wrong way.             B.        They are missing any love for their brethren II.        Gossiping and Talebearing             A.        Talking about other people.             B.        People who engage in it have too much time on their hands                         1.         II…

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Question: There’s a congregation in town that just hired a young preacher who is divorced and it wasn’t for adultery. This was told to me by a sister who knew them well. Is it okay for them to hire a preacher who is in this circumstance? Answer: Neither you nor I know what happened. According to the…

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Question: Hello! I have a question about an article that I have recently found. I am a Christian and grew up in the church always believing you “need to let the congregation know you have repented of your public sins” by going forward. In the article “Does sin require a public confession before a congregation?”…

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Question: It is with great difficulty that I find myself writing to you with this question. I have been married for about several months now.  Shortly before the wedding, we made a grievous error and fell into sexual sins.  A child was conceived from this sin.  We are overjoyed over the child but do admit…

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I.         Introduction             A.        No man is an island                         1.         We cannot exist alone. We are in constant need of contact with other people.                         2.         In order to get along in this world, we must get along with others.             B.        As Christians, our main purpose should be to bring more souls to Christ                         1.         How can we accomplish this mission if we…

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Reading Psalm 15   I.         Some sins are overt. They are clearly and obviously wrong. But other sins are subtle. We don’t realize that what we are doing is wrong.             A.        Gossiping can be that way.                         1.         Oh, I’m sure we see that the loud-mouth neighbor on a TV sitcom is wrong. After all, the person is all…

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Question: I am a Christian and so is the rest of my family.  I request your prayer on behalf of my son, myself, and fellow Christians.  My son and I used to work at a Christian school.  However, we no longer are there — by choice I might add. The little school is really being…

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