by Stuart Briscoe

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NOTE: This sermon is part 9, 10 and 11 of a 11 part sermon series. Three sermons outlines are included in this download.


Part 9: Personal Salvation
Series: Problem Areas
Stuart Briscoe

One of the most basic and important statements of Scripture is, "For it is by faith you have been saved through faith" (Ephesians 2:8). An understanding of this principle is imperative for personal well-being, church health and viability of mission.

I. The Human Condition.

A. We were dead. v. 1
1. The meaning of deadness.
a. The absence of life.
b. The alienation from God.

2. The causes of deadness.
a. Sins: failure to be.
b. Trespasses: actions that are forbidden.


Part 10: Money
Series: Problem Areas
Stuart Briscoe

One of the world's best known misquotations is, "Money is the root of all evil." (See 1 Timothy 6:10 for the real story!) It is the attitude to money that counts.

I. Attitudes to Money.

A. Money as master.
1. International conflicts.
2. Marital problems.
3. Crime involvement.
4. Moral corruption. 1 Timothy 6:9; Luke 18:24

B. Money as means.
1. Usefulness as means of exchange.
2. Usefulness as means of storing wealth.
3. Usefulness as means of displaying heart. Compare Mark 12:41 and Luke 12:13


Part 11: The Role of Women
Series: Problem Areas
Stuart Briscoe

The traditional role of women has been challenged in recent years in the Western world, and the resultant changes have produced much trauma. A biblical perspective needs to be maintained.

I. Some Background Considerations.

A. The causes of change.
1. Emancipating development.
a. Freedom from societal demands.
b. Freedom from sexual restrictions.

2. Educational opportunities.
a. Discovery of female competence.
b. Development of female expertise.

3. Economic considerations.
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