Mid-Week Minutes 9.21.11
Sep21

Mid-Week Minutes 9.21.11

Helpful Internet, Radio Ministries: Grace to You, John MacArthur Desiring God, John Piper Capitol Hill Baptist Church, Mark Dever Brook Hills Church, David Platt Albert Mohler – various podcasts on issues and Scripture’s application to...

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Sermon Accountability
Apr08

Sermon Accountability

Richard Baxter wrote: Remember that all these . . . sermons must be reviewed, and you must answer for all that yo have heard, whether you heart it . . . with diligent attention or with carelessness; and the word which you hear shall judge you at the last day.  Hear therefore as those that are going to judgment to give account of their hearing and obeying. David Clarkson stated: At the day of judgment, an account of every sermon will...

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Preparing for Sunday-How to Hear a Sermon
Apr07

Preparing for Sunday-How to Hear a Sermon

Carefully Think Read through the following passages and think about what they about the importance of listening:  Matthew 11:5; 13:9, 15, 16, 43; 15:10; 17:5; Mark 7:14; Luke 9:44; 16:29; Acts 2:22; 7:57; 13:16; 15:13; 22:1; Romans 11:8; James 2:5 Read the parable of the soils in Matthew 13:1-9; 18-23. Circle every reference to hearing. What does a person”™s hearing indicate about their soul? Read James 1:19-25 and note what is...

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Be Diligent to Listen to Sermons
Apr07

Be Diligent to Listen to Sermons

The Westminster Confession Larger Catechism states: ‘It is required of those that hear the Word preached that they attend upon it with diligence, preparation and prayer; examine: What they hear by the Scriptures; receive the truth wiht faith, love, meekness, and readiness of mind, as the Word of God; meditate, and confer of it; hide it in their hearts, and bring forth the fruit of it in their lives. quoted in Ken Ramey,...

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The TV and the Sermon
Apr07

The TV and the Sermon

[Timothy Turner] explains how TV watching and preaching are diameterically opposed to one another – one is visual, the other is rational; one invovles the yes, the other invovles the ears; one creates passive watchers, the othr requires active hearers.  Thurner explains how TV fosters idelness and passivity by providing information that requires no response, whereas preaching seeks to generate some kind of change.  If you are...

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