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

Invitation: The wicked will fall but the righteous will stand

Invitation by Stan Cox

Proverbs 11:3-6 shows that the wicked will fall because of their wickedness, while the righteous will stand.  This is not always seen in the temporal world, but we know that God will settle all accounts at judgment.

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Invitation: You have answered me

Invitation by Stan Cox

Taken from Psalm 22, the Messianic prophecy includes applications to us.  Though we may sometimes feel forsaken, God is never far from us. (cf. vs. 21) “Save me from the lion’s mouth… You have answered me.”

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Invitation: The Saving Gospel

Speaker:  Stan Cox

In 1 Corinthians 15:1-4, the apostle notes the fundamental truths which make up the saving gospel of Jesus Christ.  He assures the Corinthians that salvation is theirs, “if you hold fast that word…”

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Are You a Friend to Jesus?

Invitation by:  Josh Jackson

The text of John 15 is discussed to indicate the necessity of expressing our love for Jesus, by being obedient to Him.

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Paul’s View of Death – Invitation

Invitation by Stan Cox

The Apostle Paul expresses a mature and spiritual perspective toward’s death in 2 Corinthians 5:1-8.  One we would do well to emulate.

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Invitation: The Exalted Christ

Invitation by Stan Cox

Scriptures such as 1 Peter 3:22, Philippians 2:5-10, Acts 2:32-33 and Hebrews 1:1-3 all teach that God has exalted Jesus to His right hand.  He is both Savior and Lord!

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Invitation: Rich and Wicked

Invitation by Stan Cox

In James 5, we have a description of rich, wicked people who were oppressing Christians.  Whether the wicked rich, or any other, if we live for God we will overcome such persecution, and live eternally in joy!

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Invitation: How to See Good Days

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1 Peter 3:10 Peter explains how to live a good life here, and receive God’s approval for eternity.  Refrain from evil, and do good!

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Invitation: For Not All Have Faith

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Many today believe that in order to be a person of faith, you have to leave reason behind. In contrast, Paul in 2 Thessalonians 3:1-ff states that the unreasonable (and wicked) ones are those who do NOT have faith!

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Invitation: Fleshly Lusts War Against the Soul

Image Invitation delivered by: Stan Cox

In 1 Peter 2:11, Peter states that fleshly lusts war against the soul. Sin is destructive to our souls, and our standing with God.

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Invitation: The Elder’s Qualifications, Our Aspirations?

Image Invitation delivered by: Stan Cox

The character qualifications for elders that Paul revealed to Titus in Titus 1 are qualities we should seek to have in ourselves as Christians.

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Invitation: A Godly Jealousy

Image Invitation delivered by: Stan Cox

In 2 Corinthians 11:1-4 Paul uses the marriage metaphor to call his readers to faithfulness to the Lord.

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Invitation: Why Should You Live a Holy Life?

Image Invitation delivered by: Stan Cox

In 1 Peter 1:15-16 Peter gives us the single and completely sufficient reason a Christian should live his life differently than those around him.

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Invitation: Burdens & Loads

Image Invitation delivered by: Stan Cox

Galatians 6:1-5 reveals two important points:

1) We need to show love for one another by helping our brethren get to heaven.

2) Ultimately, each individual will be held accountable by God for his own actions and words.

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Invitation: The Day of the Lord

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1 Thessalonians 5:1-2 establishes that the judgment day will come at a time we can not predict. We must be prepared for judgment!

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