Sermon Archive

Sermon Archive

The God Who Sees All – 11.19.17

The God Who Sees All – 11.19.17 Habakkuk 1:12-2:20 (NIV) 12 Lord, are you not from everlasting?     My God, my Holy One, you[a] will never die. You, Lord, have appointed them to execute judgment;     you, my Rock, have ordained them to punish. 13 Your eyes are too pure to look on evil;     you cannot tolerate wrongdoing. Why then do you tolerate the treacherous?…

Does God Care about Sin? – 11.12.17

Does God Care about Sin? – 11.12.17 Habakkuk 1:1-11 (NIV) 1 The prophecy that Habakkuk the prophet received. Habakkuk’s Complaint 2 How long, Lord, must I call for help,     but you do not listen? Or cry out to you, “Violence!”     but you do not save? 3 Why do you make me look at injustice?     Why do you tolerate wrongdoing? Destruction and violence are before me;…

Echoes of the Reformation: Christ Alone

Echoes of the Reformation: Christ Alone 1 Timothy 2:1-6(NIV) 2 I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— 2 for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. 3 This is good, and pleasesGod our Savior, 4 who wants all people to be saved and to come…

Echoes of the Reformation: Faith Alone

Echoes of the Reformation: Faith Alone 10.15.17 Philippians 3:3-9 (NIV) 3 For it is we who are the circumcision, we who serve God by his Spirit, who boast in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh— 4 though I myself have reasons for such confidence. If someone else thinks they have reasons to put confidence in the flesh, I have more: 5 circumcised on the…

Echoes of the Reformation: Grace Alone

Echoes of the Reformation: Grace Alone Ephesians 2:1-10(NIV) 2 As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2 in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient. 3 All of us also lived among them at one time, gratifying the cravings of our…

The Centrality of the Resurrection

The Centrality of the Resurrection 1 Corinthians 15:1-8 (NIV) 15 Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. 2 By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain. 3 For what I received I passed on to you as of…

The Basics of the Gospel

The Basics of the Gospel 9.17.17 1 Corinthians 15:1-8 (NIV) 15 Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. 2 By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain. 3 For what I received I passed on to you as of…

The Meaning of Baptism – 9.3.17

The Meaning of Baptism – 9.3.17 Romans 6:1-14 (NIV) 6 What shall we say, then? Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase?2 By no means! We are those who have died to sin; how can we live in it any longer? 3 Or don’t you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? 4 We were therefore buried with him through baptism…

The Universal Church – 8.27.17

The Universal Church 1 Peter 2:4-10(NIV) 4 As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by Godand precious to him— 5 you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house[a] to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 6 For in Scripture it says: “See, I lay a stone in Zion,     a…