How To Defend Yourself by Ronnie Floyd

"HOW TO, DEFEND- Y OURSEL F ,kGM INAP
A FALSE ACCUSATION"
John 10:3142
April 18, 1993
INTRODUCTION:
if you live life long enough sooner or later someone will
accuse you of something you didnot do or intend to do.
Illustration:
As a pastor, I struggle with this continually.
Jesus had the same problem continually in his life. How
did He defend Himself against false accusations?
T.S.:
Our message from John 10:31-42 is about, "How To
Defend Yourself Against False Accusations." Let's
evaluate these last eleven verses in light of this subject
tonight. Let's divide these last eleven verses into three
different sections for our study tonight.
L. THE ACCUSATION OF BLASPHEMY. (Vs. 31-33)
FExpJain:
Verse 31:
Desired to kill Him by stoning Him to death.
Verse 32:
Jesus said, "I did many miracles among you. Which
one am I going to be stoned for?"
Jesus remembered about their excessive anger
toward Him for healing on the Sabbath Day.
Verse 33:
Problem was not works, but blasphemy, which
is claiming to be God and not be it. Since you
are man you are not God.
Illustration:
Revelation 12:10
Satan is the great accuser
Matthew 5:10-12
Application:
The accusations are many against Christians today.
Radical, weird, fundamentalist, uneducated,
;tKoresh"
A WARNING TO YOU AS A CHRISfIAN:
You be careful not to accuse your brethren, your
fellow Christians, for you can be a tool in Satan's
strategy.
Also, be careful not to say something is of man,
when it is of God -> That is blasphemy.
H. THE DEFENSE OF THE WORD. (vs. 34-35)
Mnustration:
When others accuse you falsely of anything, it is
hard to defend yourself. But if you have done ...


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