Pastor Armstrong's lenten sermon series: Will the real Jesus please stand up? False Christs in the world and in the church.
“Our false Christ of the week: ‘Jesus, the therapist/life coach’”
I. Jesus the therapist/life-coach helps you achieve a “_______________” life.
A. The deception: there are two kinds of Christians: the ordinary and the __________________, the merely saved and those on a ___________________.
B. The real Jesus who died for our sins gets ____________________ as we strive for the victorious life.
II. The real Jesus deals with our real problem: ___________ (Isaiah 64:6; Romans 7:18-19; John 1:29).
A. The Gentiles, who were not even pursuing righteousness (victory over sin), found it ______________ (Romans 9:30).
B. We live victoriously not by focusing on victorious living but by focusing on _______________ (Romans 12:1; 1 John 4:19).