# Old Paths (Jer. 6:16) By Path. Indianapolis I-65 I-40 Nashville Louisville Where should we be? Where have we been? Where are we now? Where are we headed.

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Old Paths (Jer. 6:16) By Path

Indianapolis I-65 I-40 Nashville Louisville Where should we be? Where have we been? Where are we now? Where are we headed if we continue on same path?

Where should we be? Where have we been? Where are we now? Where are we headed if we continue on same path? As Individuals & As Churches

I. Where We Ought To Be

Word is authoritative I. Where We Ought To Be It is the word of God It is inspired Absolute - Unchanging It is the word of God It is inspired Absolute - Unchanging

Word is authoritative Respect for the word Submissive Strict – No Compromise Conviction I. Where We Ought To Be

Where Are We Headed? I. Where We Ought To Be II. Where We Have Been I. Where We Ought To Be II. Where We Have Been

Word settled all questions Deplored sin Conviction Teaching others II. Where We Have Been

Where Are We Headed? I. Where We Ought To Be II. Where We Have Been III. Where We Are Now I. Where We Ought To Be II. Where We Have Been III. Where We Are Now

Drifting - Changing III. Where We Are Now

Therefore we must give the more earnest heed to the things we have heard, lest we drift away (NKJV) Hebrews 2:1 Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip. (KJV) Footnote KJV run out as leaking vessels

Drifting – Changing In a Transition Period III. Where We Are Now

Liberal Thinking & PracticeOldPrinciples Tolerate

Drifting – Changing In a Transition Period Single Problem With Many Symptoms III. Where We Are Now

Growing Lack Of Respect For The Bible

Symptoms Lack of evangelism Apathy & indifference Womens Liberation Worldliness Toleration of sin Materialism Divorce & Remarriage Loose on fellowship Soft & social approach to the gospel Church viewed as social affair Allow self to sin and not be bothered

Drifting – Changing In a Transition Period Single Problem With Many Symptoms Do What We Want III. Where We Are Now

Where Are We Headed? I. Where We Ought To Be II. Where We Have Been III. Where We Are Now IV. Where We Are Headed I. Where We Ought To Be II. Where We Have Been III. Where We Are Now IV. Where We Are Headed

Greater departure Liberal in a lot of areas Turn from strong to moderates Women taking different roles Role of preacher/message change Role of elders change Tolerate sin – not preaching against it IV. Where We Are Headed

Where Are We Headed? I. Where We Ought To Be II. Where We Have Been III. Where We Are Now IV. Where We Are Headed V. Causes I. Where We Ought To Be II. Where We Have Been III. Where We Are Now IV. Where We Are Headed V. Causes

Ignorance Prosperity Influence of the world Learn principle – not application Learn application – not principle Desire to appease all – be liked V. Causes

Where Are We Headed? I. Where We Ought To Be II. Where We Have Been III. Where We Are Now IV. Where We Are Headed V. Causes I. Where We Ought To Be II. Where We Have Been III. Where We Are Now IV. Where We Are Headed V. Causes

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