Sermons

Sermons

Strangers in the world

Strangers in the world Strangers in the world 1 Peter 1:1-9 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To God’s elect, strangers in the world, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, 2 who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and sprinkling by his…

Look and Live

Look and Live Look and Live MARK 16:1-6  1 When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus’ body. 2 Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise, they were on their way to the tomb 3 and they asked each other, “Who will roll the stone away from the entrance of…

Jesus

Jesus in Isaiah’s prophecy Jesus in Isaiah’s prophecy Isaiah 52-53 52:13  See, my servant will act wisely; he will be raised and lifted up and highly exalted. 52:14  Just as there were many who were appalled at him–his appearance was so disfigured beyond that of any man and his form marred beyond human likeness– 52:15  so will he sprinkle many nations, and…

Hurry home, honey!

Hurry home, honey! Hurry home, honey! Luke 15:11-32 11 Jesus continued: “There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his property between them. 13 Not long after that, the younger son got together all he had, set off for a distant country and there squandered his wealth…

Corinthians Lesson 9. Marriage matters

Corinthians Lesson 9. Marriage matters Corinthians Lesson 9. Marriage matters 1 Corinthians 7:1-40 7:1 Now for the matters you wrote about: It is good for a man not to marry. 2 But since there is so much immorality, each man should have his own wife, and each woman her own husband. 3 The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her…

Remembering the rooftop

Remembering the rooftop Remembering the rooftop 2 Samuel 11 ▲David’s tragic fall into sin 11:1 In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab out with the king’s men and the whole Israelite army. They destroyed the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. But David remained in Jerusalem. 2 One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on…

Revitalize and keep going

Revitalize and keep going Revitalize and keep going Isaiah 40:18-31 18 To whom, then, will you compare God? What image will you compare him to? 19 As for an idol, a craftsman casts it, and a goldsmith overlays it with gold and fashions silver chains for it. 20 A man too poor to present such an offering selects wood that will not rot. He looks for a skilled craftsman to…

Corinthians Lesson 6. Servants of Christ

Corinthians Lesson 6. Servants of Christ Corinthians Lesson 6. Servants of Christ 1 Corinthians 4:1-21 4:1 So then, men ought to regard us as servants of Christ and as those entrusted with the secret things of God. 2 Now it is required that those who have been given a trust must prove faithful. 3 I care very little if I am judged by you or by any human court; indeed, I do…

Passion and Perfume

Passion and Perfume Passion and Perfume Luke 7:36-50 36 Now one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, so he went to the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table. 37 When a woman who had lived a sinful life in that town learned that Jesus was eating at the Pharisee’s house, she brought an alabaster jar of perfume, 38 and as she stood behind…

Corinthians Lesson 5. Build a Spiritual House

Corinthians Lesson 5. Build a Spiritual House Corinthians Lesson 5. Build a Spiritual House 1 Corinthians 3:10-23 3:10 By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as an expert builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should be careful how he builds. 11 For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ. 12 If…

The Pits!

The Pits! The Pits! PSALM 40:1-3 For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear and put…