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Messages with tag - Personal responsibility

Thu, Jul 16, 2020
Series: How Should We Then Vote? (2020)
Duration: 1 hr 18 mins 6 secs
Why is it important for everyone to take responsibility for themselves? Listen to this lesson to learn that at Creation God established the Divine Institution of Personal Responsibility. Find out that we are not to be lumped into identity groups which we must adhere to, but are to follow our own consciences. Hear three important principles concerning this that will enable us to find meaning, purpose, and value in our lives.
Thu, Jul 09, 2020
Series: How Should We Then Vote? (2020)
Duration: 1 hr 15 mins 5 secs

Why is life so hard and such a struggle? Listen to this lesson to learn that these problems are a result of the Fall. See a list of the consequences of sin and how the first Divine Institution of Personal Responsibility requires hard work even in the face of discomfort, disappointment, and disillusionment. Understand that no matter what we are going through, we are to understand that God is in control and He gives us the resources to handle whatever comes our way.

During this lesson Dr. Dean mentioned an article by Victor Davis Hanson regarding antifa.

He also commented on a book by Elisabeth Elliot entitled Through Gates of Splendor.

Tue, Sep 27, 2016
Passage: 1 Samuel 17:12-39
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 15 secs
Are you a champion for God? Listen to this lesson to learn that God gives every Christian the resources to become a mature believer. Hear the true story of how God prepared a perfect event for David, a young Jewish man, to face Goliath, a nine-and-a-half-foot Philistine warrior. Hear about the tests that David faced to become a champion and see how God has prepared tests for each of us to face in our lives. Understand that everything that happens to us is designed for a purpose and goes back to a spiritual issue.
Tue, Dec 01, 2015
Passage: 1 Samuel 8
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 55 mins 8 secs
What is the most serious responsibility given to government? Listen to this lesson to learn that capital punishment for those who commit murder was delegated to human governments. See that God instituted government and learn seven points about it. Learn the importance of not protecting people from their own mistakes and sins but allowing them to fail. Find out about our dual citizenship and our responsibilities, especially in this time of our country’s decline.
Tue, Oct 15, 2013
Passage: Acts 20:1-6
Series: Acts (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 0 mins 50 secs
You think you have problems? How about having a hit man hired to do away with you? Listen to this lesson to learn some of the troubles the Apostle Paul faced as he spread the gospel message on his third missionary journey. Find out how Paul instructed the churches to take up offerings for the poor and how these gifts differ from socialism. See the Biblical guidelines for Christian giving and how tithes were a form of income tax under the Mosaic Law. Find out if we should give a certain percentage of our income and discover the importance of having a consistent pattern of giving in our own spiritual life.
Sun, Jun 23, 2013
Passage: Proverbs 10
Series: Proverbs (2013)
Duration: 50 mins 31 secs
"Hi Ho! Hi Ho! It's off to work we go." This cheerful little ditty sung by the seven dwarfs in Snow White lays out a blueprint for how we should tackle our work. Listen to this lesson to learn why God designed work for us to do from the beginning of creation and the positive spiritual value that comes from accomplishing it. Find out how the diligence we display in our daily work is the same as we need to apply in our Christian life. Discover eight warnings against being a sluggard and what we can learn from watching ants.
Sun, Apr 14, 2013
Passage: Proverbs 4:1-9
Series: Proverbs (2013)
Duration: 44 mins 58 secs
Does it take a village to raise a child? This misguided notion insists that training children must be a joint effort of schools, families, and government organizations. Proverbs 4 places the teaching of good judgment and clear thinking solely on the shoulders of parents. Listen to this lesson to learn the role of the father in the generational transfer of wisdom and how fathers should develop a plan to instruct their children from infancy to adulthood. Learn what wrong thinking lies beneath the beliefs of Plato, Rousseau, and others who hold that children belong to the community. See how wisdom is not always a matter of right or wrong and common sense is not so common.
Sun, Oct 15, 2000
Passage: Judges 3:9-11
Series: Judges (2000)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 11 secs