May 28, 2023 |
John C. Majors |
Sunday Morning | May 28, 2023 | John C. Majors | Louisville, KY The sermon on May 28, 2023, titled “Empty Religion,” was based on John 10:22-42. The speaker discussed the significance of the Feast of Dedication (Hanukkah) and its historical context, highlighting the desire for a deliverer-leader among the Jews. Jesus, walking in the temple, was asked directly if he was the Christ. He responded wisely, knowing that their intent was to trap him. This sermon emphasized the importance of truly understanding who the Messiah is and having ears to hear God’s voice. The doctrine of Eternal Security was mentioned, emphasizing that salvation is based on God’s work rather than our actions. The sermon concluded with a warning against becoming hardened in religious rituals and traditions, encouraging a hunger for a genuine relationship with Jesus.