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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

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Sermon: The “Plan” of Salvation?


The idea that there are things a man must do to be saved, some people contend to be a product of the legalistic theology of the 19th century. This lesson is a defense of the what the scriptures teach regarding the salvation of man.


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for the remission of sins

eisConsider the following two sentences:

“For this is My blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for the remission of sins” (Matthew 26:28).

“Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit” (Acts 2:38).

Both sentences contain the exact same phrase, “for the remission of sins.” However, the two sentences are perceived differently by a large majority of the religious world. Why? And is the distinction in perception valid?

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Sermon: This Side or That Side

A discussion of Bible baptism, based on the command of Peter in Acts 2:38.


Sermon: Who Killed Jesus?

Jesus Christ was murdered. His killers perpetrated a great crime on humanity. The question is, who killed Jesus? Was it the Romans? The Jews? You and I?

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Sermon: Precious Promises

Lesson based on text in 2 Peter 1:3-4. God promises us to forget our sinful past, to help us resist and overcome temptation, to hear our prayerful petitions and to grant us an eternal inheritance through His son Jesus.

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Sermon: The Blood of Christ

The blood of Jesus Christ was shed to redeem us, giving us the remission of our sins, and serving as purchase price for the church. It is possible to count is common or unclean by living willfully rather than in accord with God’s word.

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