Category Archive: Sermon Thoughts - Page 46

False Gospels for Eureka – Legalism
Posted February 22nd, 2008 by Mike Hubbard

The packaging may change, but legalism has always been a significant challenge to the Gospel. In every culture, there have been people within the church who seek to add something to faith as a requirement for “true Christianity.” In the New Testament times, Paul’s greatest challenge came from those who taught that the only way […]

False Gospels for Eureka – Me-ism
Posted February 12th, 2008 by Mike Hubbard

This is the second of my blog posts which I am writing seeking to address false beliefs that people living in the culture of Eureka tend to drift toward. Yes, I made up another word. A regular George Bush I am. As we talk about philosophical and religious ideas that tend to creep into the […]

False Gospels for Eureka – Religionism
Posted February 5th, 2008 by Mike Hubbard

I mentioned Sunday that I would blog on, what in my opinion, are the key false beliefs that tend to show up in a church in the culture of Eureka. Before you read these, I would encourage you to reread Titus 1:9-16. In this passage Paul gives strong instruction to Titus that the leaders in […]

Living the cross life
Posted January 11th, 2008 by Mike Hubbard

“If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow me.” – Jesus After talking to some people this week, I realized that I need to give a little more explanation of the central phrase in this statement from Luke 9:23. What exactly did Jesus have in mind […]

Getting involved – Making a kingdom difference in political issues
Posted January 3rd, 2008 by Mike Hubbard

Now that we are entering a political season, we are going to hear about the hot topics quite a bit. In the sermon this past Sunday, I mentioned that God’s people have a tendency to look for a political savior who will lead their nation back to a certain place of prominence and goodness, rather […]