5/14/11 – The legalist vs. the compromiser [feel free to post to fb or forward] – Pastor Shane Idleman

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Pastor’s Perspective

The legalist vs. the compromiser; neither is right

The pendulum often swings when following truth (biblical principles). At one extreme is legalism. Legalists have self-righteous attitudes that rate spirituality by how well a person follows rules. This we want to avoid at all costs lest we become modern-day Pharisees.
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“The Danger of Idle Talk” – Pastor Shane Idleman – 5/7/2011

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5/7/2011 “The Danger of Idle Talk” – Pastor Shane Idleman (Includes a Paul Washer clip)

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5/7/2011 “The Danger of Idle Talk” – Pastor Shane Idleman
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We Don’t Negotiate Truth; We Proclaim It!

May 7th, 2011 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on We Don’t Negotiate Truth; We Proclaim It!)

Part II in a series on speaking the truth in love

As noted last week, there are three primary purpose for speaking the truth in love: 1) To mature believers (Ephesians 4:15). When truth is spoken, two choices are available–to become bitter, or better; to mature, or to complain. 2) Freedom. Not only will we know the truth when we repent and belief on the only name that saves (Jesus), but we also experience freedom…freedom from condemnation, sin, guilt, and God’s Judgment. 3) To spark repentance. Galatians 6:1 adds, “Brethren, if a man is overtaken in any trespass, you who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness….”
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