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The Danger of the DaVinci Code
Series: You Asked For It 2005
INTRO: I want you to take God's Word now this morning and be finding your place at John chapter 1 if you will. John chapter 1 beginning with verse number 1, and this morning we are going to be dealing with another one of the suggestions that was turned in this spring for me to deal with this summer in our sermon series that we've entitled, "You Asked For It." Last week we looked at the whole idea and concept of absolute truth. What is it? Where does it come from and what is its purpose. This morning I want to talk to you about the Danger of the DaVinci Code.
ILLUS: I heard about a man who was driving through England. He was just kind of taking a tour through the northern part of that country. About halfway down a very steep, winding hill he pulled his car over to the side of the road to ask a lady who was standing out by her front gate if the hill was dangerous. She said, "It isn't dangerous here. It's way down there at the bottom where they all kills themselves."
Folks, we are living in dangerous, desperate days. And we have really hit rock bottom. You don't have to be a rocket scientist to figure that out. You don't have to have the gift of discernment to see that we are living in a dangerously deceived day. You walk into a bookstore, you listen to the secular radio, you watch the television, you go to a PTA meeting – and you discover that the world is not as it once was.
Now, I'm not saying that there ever was a time when the world, universally, understood what it should know. We know that's not true. I'm not even saying that there was a time in this nation where everyone knew the gospel of the Lord Jesus. That's never happened. But we should recognized that even as our task of fulfilling the Great Commission has never been fulfilled, and to this day remains the burning, consuming mission of the church, we should recognize that we are living ...
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