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Welcome to the Iowa City Church sermon and teaching page.  We know that life can be confusing, and sometime just plain hard.  We believe the best way to live life comes through following Jesus.  These lessons and sermons are designed to be a resource to help you on that journey.  We hope you find them helpful!

Feb 24, 2023

Imagine that you were able to live your life in such a way that you could do whatever you wanted to do, whenever you wanted to do it, and you would never get caught or face an consequences for your actions? Think about it, you could cheat on your taxes, steal from your employer, sleep with whoever you wanted, and never worry about getting caught. If you could live this way, would you?

A majority of people would all agree that being moral is essential for a society to exist and for there to be clarity on what is right and wrong. However, this raises a dilemma: What is moral or immoral? Who or what is the source of morality?

As a Christian, I believe that the Bible provides us with the standard for morality. However, current culture would argue that the Bible is too antiquated and out of touch for our modern and sophisticated society. Especially when we look at the rapid advances in technology. Is this true? Is the Bible still a reliable source for morality? Or is it too old-fashioned? If not the Bible, who is in charge of defining right and wrong, good and evil? 

If you have struggled with this question or you have a friend who is asking this question, make sure and check out part three of our sermon series, Asking For A Friend.