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: Some Identifying Marks of the Lord’s Church

Identifying Marks

The description given of the Lord’s church in the New Testament differs markedly from the denominations today. His church, however, exists and is identifiable in our time.

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Sermon: Go and Sin No More

Go and Sin No More

A discussion of John 8:1-11, where Jesus told the woman caught in the act of adultery, “Go and sin no more.” Dicussion centers on true repentance and a holy life.

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Sermon: The Attitude of Cornelius

Sermon by Bob Ward.

An examination of Cornelius’ conversion shows a man who had an honest heart, accepting of truth, and desirous of the salvation of friends and family.

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Sermon: The Results of Encouragement

Sermon by Brantley Gallman.

A survey of the book of Acts shows the benefits of offering encouragement to brethren.

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Sermon: David and the Temple

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A number of important applications regarding how to establish authority can be gleaned from David’s desire to build a temple to God, recorded in 1 Chronicles 17.

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Sermon: The Joy of Serving the Lord

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What are some things we can do to help us remember the joy of serving the Lord in a world full of darkness and sin?

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Sermon: Jesus in the Temple

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Second in a series on the life of Jesus. Jesus’ obeyed His Father, and accomplished His will in redeeming man. We too have a stewardship from God, and we too must be faithful.

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Sermon: Knowing Good and Evil

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A discussion of the Serpent’s temptation of Eve in the Garden of Eden. The consequence and destructive nature of sin, and the importance of knowing God’s will for man.

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Sermon: The Birth of Jesus

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The first in a series of sermons following our Bible Class cirriculum.

What does the birth of Jesus mean to us?

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Sermon: Perfect Hatred

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There is a sense in which Christians not only can “hate”, but must. However, this hatred must be in accord with God’s word and will. A proper understanding of the principles will assist the Christian in pleasing God.

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Sermon: What if I am a One Talent Man?

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Regardless of my talent, I have value to the Lord. I am to be a good steward, and I am promised a wonderful reward!

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Sermon: Reverence in Worship

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The Psalmist (Psalm 89:7) calls for fear and reverence in the assemblies of the Saints. The lesson emphasizes the benefits of joy, gladness, quietness and orderliness in attaining this ideal.

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Sermon: Who Wants to Know What God Thinks About Divorce?

Divorce

Some people don’t care what God thinks. Others are curious, looking for a loophole, and some accept what God says, no matter the cost of discipleship.

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Sermon: Wise Counsel

Wise Counsel

Wise counsel comes ultimately from God’s word. So, those we ask for counsel: our parents, our friends, our elders, can be depended upon if they couch their advice in righteousness!

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Parable of the Two Sons

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In Matthew 21:28-32, Jesus condemns the Jewish leaders for their disobedience by using this parable to illustrate their sin. Other observations, on pride, prejudice, the Lordship of Jesus, and true repentance are included in the discussion.

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