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

Sermon: Jesus’ Call – “Follow Me”

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The concept of discipleship, with its sacrifices as well as its rewards, is summed up in words Jesus spoke numerous times in Matthew’s gospel, “Follow Me.”

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Sermon: God’s Pattern For Our Whole Life

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God is our Creator, and deserves our respect and obedience. His revealed will impacts us in every aspect of our lives.

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Sermon: Paul’s Instructions to Timothy

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Paul’s first epistle to Timothy consists of important instructions he wanted Timothy to proclaim to the Christians in Ephesus, as well as pointed instructions to the young evangelist himself.

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Sermon: What is the Opposite of a Saint?

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A saint is one who God has separated from the world. He is to be holy in his conduct. The opposite of such holiness is a profane life. It is not possible for a child of God to persist in sin!

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Sermon: God of All Comfort

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Paul reveals God as the source of all comfort, in 2 Corinthians 1:3-4. His comfort for us allows us in turn to offer comfort to others.

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Sermon: God Is

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This lesson is a discussion of some of the most important attributes of God. He is 1) Right; 2) Good; 3) Loving; and 4) Longsuffering.

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Sermon: Our Obligations Toward Truth

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Our obligations toward truth include: Procuring it, Practicing it, Proclaiming it, Protecting it, and Pleading it.

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Sermon: The Testimony about Jesus Christ

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In John 5, Jesus showed his enemies that He was God’s son. The testimony came from various sources, such as John the Baptist, the miracles Jesus performed, the Father in Heaven, and Moses and the Prophets. This testimony is true and sure!

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Sermon: Remember!

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Moses exhorted the Israelites to “remember the Lord your God” (Deuteronomy 8:18). Remembering is important, as we are to be mindful of the past, the present and the future as a means of preparing us for eternity.

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Sermon: Some Thoughts About Honesty

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Three points are made in the lesson:

  • A Christian should always be honest
  • A religious teacher’s honesty should be tested
  • We must honestly appraise ourselves

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Sermon: “I must be about My Father’s Business”

The sermon analyzes the the Lord’s conversation with his parents, recorded in Luke 2:41-50.

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Sermon: “I am the true vine”

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The text of John 15:1-8 contains Jesus statement of self-identification, “I am the true vine…” This text teaches us not only about Jesus, but about our responsibilities toward Him.

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Sermon: The Need to Mature Spiritually

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An exegesis of Hebrews 5:11 – 6:3, with applications.

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Sermon: Some Facts about the church of Christ

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The Lord’s church is very different from the religious denominations you typically see in America. This sermon discusses some of the things that makes the church of Christ unique.

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Sermon: God’s Mirror

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The text of James 1:21-25 supplies thoughts regarding the 1) Importance of knowing how we look to God; 2) Importance of improving our spiritual appearance; and 3) God’s word is the only reliable mirror to determine how we appear to God.

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