The Danger of the Compromised Life

by Greg Laurie on Nov 10, 2019

In this webcast, Pastor Greg Laurie shares a message from Exodus 8 titled “The Danger of the Compromised Life” in our Sunday Morning series at Harvest Christian Fellowship.

Sermon Notes

To turn from the truth is to become more thoroughly than ever entrenched in danger. Proverbs 29:1 says “He who often is reproved hardens his heart and will be cut off.” If you continue to resist His Spirit and harden your heart, there will come a point when you won’t want forgiveness.


One of the devil’s most effective tactic: Imitation. Another often-used tactic: Compromise. It is not complete denial of what we know is right and true; it’s a compromise. Small things always turn into big things. This thing that I am about to do, is it a wing or is it a weight?

  • With compromise, you will always lose!
  • “Never give place to the devil.”
  • If you give the devil an inch, he will take a mile.

Anything that would make this world more attractive should be avoided at all costs. You don’t bring a person to Christ by sinning or making concessions. “One compromise here, another there and soon enough, the so-called Christian and the man in the world look the same.”  —A.W. Tozer. Don’t harden your heart!  Open your heart to Jesus today.


  • Ephesians 4:27
  • Exodus 9:16
  • Exodus 7:14–18
  • Exodus 8:1–2
  • Proverbs 29:1
  • 1 Corinthians 10:23
  • Romans 14:23
  • Genesis 4:7
  • Exodus 9:11

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