Sound Teaching

This is the teaching site of the West Side church of Christ in Fort Worth, TX. Unless otherwise indicated, all materials were written and prepared by Stan Cox

Index by Subject

Podcast: The Life of Paul

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Podcast Number 59

Saul of Tarsus, chief among sinners, by the grace of God became the apostle Paul. Paul was one of the most influential and important figures of the New Testament. We can learn many wonderful lessons by examining his life.

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Podcast: The Beauty of Loyalty

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Podcast Number 58

Using the declaration of Ruth’s love and loyalty to her mother-in-law Naomi, recorded in Ruth 1:16-17, we are able to recognize the importance and beauty of such an attribute for the Christian.

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Podcast: The Damage Envy Can Do

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Podcast Number 57

Envy destroyed the life of King Saul. He could not stand the success David had as God’s annointed. That and other scriptural examples show the dangerous consequences of the sin of envy.

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Podcast: Is Sincerity Sometimes Enough?

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Podcast Number 56

Denominationalists have long called for union and tolerance of doctrine error, and vain religious practices. The common claim is that as long as one is sincere, he is accepted by God. This is not true. There is a litmus test for acceptance by God, abiding in truth!

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Podcast: Exposing False Teachers

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Podcast Number 55

The apostle Paul describes the work of an evangelist in 2 Timothy 4:2-4 to be, in part, exposing those who teach error. The evangelist must do so readily, and with longsuffering. But, it must be done!

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Podcast: Pure Young Ladies

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Podcast Number 54

Young men want to marry young ladies who have kept themselves pure, and are modest. Young men then, should respect young ladies, and not take advantage of them. Too, young ladies must respect themselves, and keep themselves pure.

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Podcast: Final Admonitions from James

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Podcast Number 52

Even as James brings his epistle to a close, he has many beneficial admonitions for us as Christians.

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Podcast: Archeological Evidences

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Podcast Number 53

Archeology continually corroborates the Bible, giving evidence as to its inspiration.

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Podcast: The Coming of the Lord is at Hand

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Podcast Number 51

The writer James (5:1-12) contrasts the materialistic and oppressive rich with the type of men we should be as we look forward to the coming of our Lord.

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Podcast: What Is Your Life?

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Podcast Number 50

In James chapter 4, the writer points out the ephemeral nature of life, and man’s responsibility to humbly serve God in preparation for eternity.

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Podcast: Friendship with the World

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Podcast Number 49

To be a friend with the World is to become an enemy of God. Christians should submit in humble obedience to God, and resist the devil. Only in doing this can we overcome the siren call of worldliness.

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Podcast: Divine Wisdom

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Podcast Number 48

The third chapter of James’ epistle defines divine wisdom, differentiating between it and human wisdom, and establishing the means of obtaining divine wisdom.

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Podcast: Taming the Tongue

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Podcast Number 47

The third chapter of James’ epistle establishes both the difficulty, and the importance of bridling the tongue. It is an unruly evil, that left unchecked, can destroy a man.

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Podcast: Slipping on the “EIS”

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Podcast Number 46

Does the text in Acts 2:38 indicate that we are baptized because our sins are forgiven, or in order to receive the forgiveness of sins. Context and a word study indicate that for the remission of sins” indicates that repentance and baptism are necessary for salvation!

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Podcast: Faith and Works

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Podcast Number 45

The writer James explains the necessity of obedience, and the relationship between faith and works in his epistle, chapter 2.

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