Sermon Topic: Legalism

The Letter to the Galatians

Date: July 1st, 1956  |  Scripture: Galatians 1:1-5  |  Topics: Church, False Religion, Galatians, Grace, Law, Legalism, works

Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead;) And all the brethren which are with me, unto the churches of Galatia: Grace be to you and peace from God the Father, and from our Lord Jesus Christ, Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father: To whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

The Freedom in Christ

Date: September 22nd, 1957  |  Scripture: Colossians 2:16-23  |  Topics: Freedom, Law, Legalism, Sabbath, Sincerity

Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days: Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ. Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshiping of angels, intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind, And not holding the Head, from which all the body by joints and bands having nourishment ministered, and knit together, increasethContinue Reading

The Purpose of the Law

Date: March 1st, 1959  |  Scripture: Exodus 19  |  Topics: Commandment, Law, Legalism, Morality, Obedience, Relationship

In the third month, when the children of Israel were gone forth out of the land of Egypt, the same day came they into the wilderness of Sinai. For they were departed from Rephidim, and were come to the desert of Sinai, and had pitched in the wilderness; and there Israel camped before the mount. And Moses went up unto God, and the LORD called unto him out of the mountain, saying, Thus shalt thou say to the house of Jacob, and tell the children of Israel; Ye have seen what I did unto the EgyptiansContinue Reading

A Contemplation of Christ’s Atonement

Date: June 4th, 1975  |  Scripture: John 1:11-12  |  Topics: Atonement, Legalism, Regeneration, Sacrifice, Suffering, Wisdom

He came unto his own, and his own received him not. But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

The All-Sufficient Savior

Date: April 2nd, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 15:1-31  |  Topics: Circumcision, Law, Legalism, Paul

And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved. When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question. And being brought on their way by the church, they passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the GentileContinue Reading

Religion of the Heart

Date: November 18th, 1979  |  Scripture: Mark 7:1-23  |  Topics: Holiness, Legalism, Ritual, Sin, alcohol

Then came together unto him the Pharisees, and certain of the scribes, which came from Jerusalem. And when they saw some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is to say, with unwashen, hands, they found fault. For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders. And when they come from the market, except they wash, they eat not. And many other things there be, which they have received to hold, as the washing of cups, and potContinue Reading

The Old Sabbath and the New Lord’s Day

Date: January 30th, 1983  |  Scripture: Colossians 2:16-17  |  Topics: Christianity, Hope, Law, Legalism, Lord's Day, Sabbath, Sunday

Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days: Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ.