Kennedy Classics with D. James Kennedy, Ph.D.

Sherlock Sin

May 14, 2016

There are some things that you just can’t escape, no matter how carefully you try, and one of those is the subject of Dr. Kennedy's classic message, “Sherlock Sin.” The Scripture tells us, “Be sure your sins will find you out” (Numbers 32:23b). Dr. Kennedy notes that the text does not say, “Be sure your sins will be found out.” That is what many people think it says, but it says: “Be sure your sin will find you out." Sin, the detective. Now the most famous of all detectives, though fictional, of course, is Sherlock Holmes. Borrowing his persona and his assistant, Dr. Watson, Dr. Kennedy lays out the case for "Sherlock Sin" and Dr. Guilt from what the Bible has to say. In a world ravaged by sin, you can be sure that your sin will ultimately find you out. There’s simply no escaping the light of truth which will shine on your sins and mine. But as Dr. Kennedy shares in this powerful message, “Sherlock Sin,” there’s a way to have those sins washed away—through the blood of Jesus Christ.


References: Numbers 32:20-23

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Featuring full-length, classic messages from Dr. D. James Kennedy. Dr. Kennedy’s powerful preaching, in which he incisively applies biblical truth to important issues, is even more relevant and thought-provoking today than when he originally delivered these messages. Hosted by Dr. Frank Wright, and also featuring John Sorenson, president of Evangelism Explosion International.

About D. James Kennedy, Ph.D.

The late Dr. D. James Kennedy remains one of the most listened-to Christian ministers in America. His forthright and rational presentation of the Gospel is heard via television, radio, and the Internet throughout America and the world.

Dr. Kennedy, who entered the presence of his Savior, Jesus Christ, on September 5, 2007, began his Christian life in 1953 after he was startled awake one Sunday morning by a preacher's stern question coming out of his clock radio. "Suppose you were to die today and stand before God," the voice boomed, "and He were to ask you, 'What right do you have to enter into My heaven?' — what would you say?" Dr. Kennedy soon discovered the answer, was converted to Christ, and shortly thereafter was called into the Gospel ministry. Today, Dr. Kennedy's broadcast messages are televised to a nationwide audience.

Dr. Kennedy served for 47 years as Senior Minister of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A modest mission church of 45 people when Dr. Kennedy arrived in 1959, the rocketing growth of the church made it, for 15 years, the fastest growing Presbyterian church in America. Decision magazine named the church one of the "Five Great Churches of North America." In 2005, Dr. Kennedy was inducted into the National Religious Broadcasters Hall of Fame.

Dr. Kennedy's energetic commitment to both evangelism and cultural renewal is demonstrated by four organizations he founded: Truth in Action Ministries (formerly Coral Ridge Ministries), Evangelism Explosion International, Knox Theological Seminary, and Westminster Academy.


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