Sermons on Total Depravity
Deuteronomy 30:1-10 (Part 3)
In Deuteronomy 30:1-10 Moses speaks fo the days when God will circumcise the hearts of his people. The fact that this is necessary shows that without God first circumcising the heart, no one can believe. Deuteronomy 30:1-10 shows that the entire Bible is one great story of God’s sovereign grace. Everything that we have, even faith, is a gift of God. May God be praised for his marvelous mercy to men.
In Matthew 7:15-20 Jesus speaks about false teachers. Outwardly false teachers appear harmless, but they lead many to destruction. How can you recognize them? Christ says by their fruit. This is because the fruit of someone’s life shows what kind of “tree” they are, what kind of person, what kind of nature one has. All people act according to their nature. Salvation comes by God changing one’s nature so that he no longer follows those who produce bad fruit but…