SOUL DETOX - DECEPTION

I. Deception Infection

Jeremiah 17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?

II. Deceived? Not me!

Psalms 36:2 In their own eyes they flatter themselves too much to detect or hate their sin.             

III. Self Examination 

    A. Be Ruthless

    B. Choke Out Denial

Matt 26:31-35  Then Jesus told them, “This very night you will all fall away on account of me, for it is written: “ ‘I will strike the shepherd,and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.’  But after I have risen, I will go ahead of you into Galilee.”  Peter replied, “Even if all fall away on account of you, I never will.”  “Truly I tell you,” Jesus answered, “this very night, before the rooster crows, you will disown me three times.”  But Peter declared, “Even if I have to die with you, I will never disown you.” And all the other disciples said the same.

Psalms 27:6 Wounds from a friend can be trusted,

  1. Take Action

James 1:22 Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.

Jeremiah 17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?

John 8:32 When we know the truth, the truth will set us free.