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But even if we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel to you than what we have preached to you, let him be accursed.Change = to make different, replace with another
Greed - Lot = Gen. 13:10-11Love of Money - 1 Tim. 6:9-10Love for Preeminence - Diotrephes 3 Jn.9Love of the world - 1 John 2:15-17Lust of the fleshLust of the eyesPride of Life
Guidance - Jer. 10:23Salvation from sin - Rom. 3:23Encouragement Gal. 6:1-2 1 Thes. 5:14Hope - 1 Cor. 15:19
I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty. Rev.1:8Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever. Heb.13:8
Still the Saviour - Heb.12:1-2
Laws cannot be altered - Matt. 24:35
Condition of Salvation remains the same.John 3:5Mark 16:16Acts 2:38
Toward SinJohn 8:24 and Rom. 6:23Toward disbeliefMark 16:16Toward errorMatt. 15:9-13Toward ManJohn 15:13,14
It Shows Our Faults
James 1:23-25 - like a mirror Heb. 4:12,13 - pierces like a sword
All of us have sinned
For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; Rom. 3:23
Separates us from Sin
Rom. 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
It Humbles Men
We see how helpless we are Draws us down to size
1 Cor. 15:19 If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.
We get rid of our old man8. But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. 9 Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; 10 And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him: Col.3:8-10
Galatians 1:6-9The gospel + anything is not the GOOD NEWSIt is a counterfeit
Galatians 1:6-9They will be cursed - condemnedRejecting the authority of ChristFinal damnation and wrath
Galatians 1:6-9Jesus gave himself for our sins Gal.1:4
I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. John 14:6
The Gospel does not changeIt is the same today as was for our parents or grandparents
Man does not have any Right or Need to change the gospel
Heb. 7:24 But this man, because he continueth ever, hath an unchangeable priesthood.
Heb. 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.
Sermon by Arthur PigmanEvans Church of Christ 515 Gibbs RoadEvans, Ga. email@example.comSunday Morning April 17, 2011