Sermon 01-05-14

posted Jan 22, 2014, 11:29 AM by Yuma Christian Church   [ updated Mar 2, 2014, 10:40 AM ]

January 5th

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But the voice of truth tells me a different story
And the voice of truth says "Do not be afraid!"
And the voice of truth says "This is for My glory"
Out of all the voices calling out to me
I will choose to listen and believe the voice of truth - casting crowns

What Jesus did and how he did it
Put the enemy in his place
Luke 4:1-13

Jesus shows us the power of truth over the danger of lies.
1: Jesus would not and we will not escape this battle.

The reason the world is in such a state is because of sin. 
We think it won't effect anyone but us. 
The ripple turns into a wave and the wave turns into a tsunami. 

2: What God says is true, and true for life.
The devil works in half truths and lies John 8:44

God wants to save us from the pain of sin. He doesn't set forth sin as a means to 
ruin our fun. It's to save us from the pain. He is a father. What father wouldn't 
want to protect and shelter his beloved child. Boundaries show love and 

3: Jesus refuses to let the devils lies define his life.

Devils lie: life is just about existence. 
Truth: Man does not live by bread alone
 We are created for a spiritual life 

Devils lie: Life is just about success and the end justifies the means
Truth: seek god first and what we really need and want will follow. 

Devils lie: life is about getting God to do what you want him to.
Truth: life with a living god is about faith and trust not testing his presence or his