7/9/11 – “The Fear Of The Lord Is The Beginning Of Wisdom” – Pastor Shane Idleman

July 9th, 2011 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 7/9/11 – “The Fear Of The Lord Is The Beginning Of Wisdom” – Pastor Shane Idleman)

Part II in a series on wisdom

Many believe that reading God’s Word gives them wisdom. It doesn’t…reading alone doesn’t guarantee success, application does. Reading fills us with knowledge, but wisdom occurs when we apply it. Many have knowledge, but not wisdom. They know what to do, they just don’t do it: “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves” (James 1:22). Knowledge without application leads to deception. Knowledge is knowing what to do—wisdom is doing it!…
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5/14/11 – The legalist vs. the compromiser [feel free to post to fb or forward] – Pastor Shane Idleman

May 14th, 2011 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 5/14/11 – The legalist vs. the compromiser [feel free to post to fb or forward] – Pastor Shane Idleman)

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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