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Sin affects the whole of man; the condition of man today explained : he believed a lie; the lie that says that God's way is against us; the results of the lie; the materialistic outlook; our only desire to know God.
The lie man believes about himself; sin makes man treat God's provision with contempt; modern ways of expressing contempt revealed; the reception of Christianity in this world; the miracle of the divine man rejected.
Creatures of desires; a personal relationship; the characteristics of sin; sin as revealed by the children of Israel; sin punished in Christ.
Two vital tests of any teaching; false views of life; the belief in the essential goodness of man examined; man's failure to see the truth concerning himself; the Biblical view of life; sin; judgement.
The place of the Law and prophets in the Old Testament; the message of the prophets; the subtlety of sin and the example of Saul; man excludes himself from sin; depending on works.
God meets His people in the Temple; God has come to dwell on earth; God as a helpless infant; taking the form of a man; the object of the Incarnation; man is under the wrath of God; the problem of sin.
Leprosy as a picture of sin; sin the root cause of life's problems; tribal law; man's answer to sin; man does not recognise his problem; Jesus Christ; the only answer.
The relevance of the Bible today; why do calamities happen? the problem of sin; the example of Job; man starts and ends with nothing; all gifts are from God. (Preached the week following devastating floods in 1953)
The explanation of the state of the world; modern man; the slave of his own discoveries; the difference between knowledge and wisdom; modern man does not understand wisdom; the wisdom of God.
Man; and his quest for happiness; is happiness possible? the Biblical views; man always seeks happiness in the wrong place; no true happiness apart from God.