Sermon Archive

Sermon Archive

Jesus and Moses – 11.17.19

Hebrews 3:1-6  (NIV) 3 Therefore, holy brothers and sisters, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, whom we acknowledge as our apostle and high priest. 2 He was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses was faithful in all God’s house. 3 Jesus has been found worthy of greater honor than Moses, just as the builder of a house has greater…

The Reason for Faith – 10.27.19

Hebrews 2:5-9 (NIV) 5 It is not to angels that he has subjected the world to come, about which we are speaking.6 But there is a place where someone has testified: “What is mankind that you are mindful of them,    a son of man that you care for him?7 You made them a little[a] lower than the angels;    you crowned them with glory and honor8     and put everything under…

Committed to the Gospel – 10.20.19

Hebrews 1:4-2  (NIV) 4 So he became as much superior to the angels as the name he has inherited is superior to theirs. 5 For to which of the angels did God ever say, “You are my Son;    today I have become your Father”[a]? Or again, “I will be his Father,    and he will be my Son”[b]? 6 And again, when God brings his firstborn into the world, he says, “Let all God’s…

Christ: The Ultimate Messenger 10.13.19

Hebrews 1:1-4  (NIV) 1 In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son,whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe. 3 The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his…

The Fear of the Lord – 9.29.19

Job 38-41 (NIV) 38 Then the Lord spoke to Job out of the storm. He said: 2 “Who is this that obscures my plans    with words without knowledge?3 Brace yourself like a man;    I will question you,    and you shall answer me. 4 “Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation?    Tell me, if you understand.5 Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know!    Who stretched…

Wisdom for Trials – 9.15.19

Job 28 (NIV) 28 There is a mine for silver    and a place where gold is refined.2 Iron is taken from the earth,    and copper is smelted from ore.3 Mortals put an end to the darkness;    they search out the farthest recesses    for ore in the blackest darkness.4 Far from human dwellings they cut a shaft,    in places untouched by human feet;    far from other people they…

Suffering and True Faith – 9.1.19

Job 1:1-11(NIV) 1 In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job. This man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil. 2 He had seven sons and three daughters, 3 and he owned seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen and five hundred donkeys, and had a large number of servants. He was the greatest man among all the…

The Freedom of Christianity – 8.11.19

Galatians 5:13-26  (NIV) 13 You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh[a]; rather, serve one another humbly in love. 14 For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”[b] 15 If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other. 16 So I…

The Severity of Sin – 8.4.19

Galatians 5:2-12 (NIV) 2 Mark my words! I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ will be of no value to you at all. 3 Again I declare to every man who lets himself be circumcised that he is obligated to obey the whole law. 4 You who are trying to be justified by the law have been alienated from Christ; you have fallen away from grace. 5 For…

A Cosmic View of Salvation – 7.28.19

Galatians 4:21-5:1 (NIV) 21 Tell me, you who want to be under the law, are you not aware of what the law says? 22 For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and the other by the free woman. 23 His son by the slave woman was born according to the flesh, but his son by the free woman was born as the result of a divine promise. 24 These things are…

The Importance of Commitment – 7.21.19

Galatians 4:8-20  (NIV) 8 Formerly, when you did not know God, you were slaves to those who by nature are not gods. 9 But now that you know God—or rather are known by God—how is it that you are turning back to those weak and miserable forces[a]? Do you wish to be enslaved by them all over again? 10 You are observing special days and months and seasons and years! 11 I fear…

What God Gives Us in Christ – 7.7.19

Galatians 3:26-4:7 (NIV) 26 So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, 27 for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. 28 There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. 29 If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs…