December 6, 2015

12/6, AM, Herod’s Hatred

Passage: Matthew 2:1-9, 16-18
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Bible Text: Matthew 2:1-9, 16-18 | Preacher: Pastor Bruce Carlson | Series: Be Strong

1. Hatred is a work of the flesh

a. Proverbs 10:12

i. We attempt to hide it through lying and deception

1. Justification

2. Excuses

3. Putting it away. Burying it

ii. We have no peace because of the continual stirrings of our soul from the paddle of hate

2. Hatred a characteristic of Satan

a. Revelations 13:6-7

b. Proverbs 26:24-25

i. Dissemble: To hide under a false appearance; to conceal; to pretend that not to be which really is. Hatred is a wrecking ball to our lives

ii. Layeth up: to set, station, appoint , fix, set mind to

3. Hatred a deterrent to fruitful Christian living

a. Joseph

i. Genesis 50:15

b. Proverbs 15:17