“Your kingdom come” is not a passive prayer. If you ever decide to make the kingdom of God the first priority in your life, you may not become a missionary, but you will become fundamentally different from the world around you.
Text: Matthew 6:10Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
Christians must reassert the supernatural basis of the Christian faith. We must not stutter where God has spoken clearly. And we
Text: Exodus 20:1Sermon Series: What a Christian Believes
must make clear the utterly exclusive claims of Jesus Christ.
When Jesus is betrayed and arrested, Peter impulsively strikes with his sword to try to protect Him. Jesus rebukes Peter, heals Malchus’ ear and quietly submits, knowing that in the end, God’s will must be done. What should Peter have done? How does a follower of Christ react when all is lost?
Text: Luke 22:49-51Sermon Series: Beyond Denial: Finding Ourselves in Peter’s Story
No believer is safe who faces Satan in his own strength. No believer is more secure than he who goes into battle wearing the whole armor of God.
Text: Ephesians 6:14-17Sermon Series: Soul Food: Ephesians for the 21st-Century
Christianity is not a religion for sissies or for those who want an easy road. If you are looking for an escape from your problems, Jesus is not for you. Christianity is for strong men and women who will not flee from the struggle.
Text: Ephesians 6:12Sermon Series: Soul Food: Ephesians for the 21st-Century
The glory of heaven is the Lamb—Jesus Christ, whose victory is celebrated without end. Jesus is the focal point of heaven and
Text: Revelation 5Sermon Series: The Deeper Meaning of the Cross
the center of all attention. Without Jesus there would be no heaven at all. And without him none of us would ever have a
chance to go there.
Peter still speaks to us today. “If you think you’ve fallen short, if you feel like you’ve denied him, look at what happened to me.”
Text: Luke 22:31-33Sermon Series: Beyond Denial: Finding Ourselves in Peter’s Story
One day the Sadducees tried to trick Jesus with a very weird question. Jesus’ surprising answer teaches us a great deal about life after death. Our hope of the resurrection rests on the faithfulness of God. Our hope for the future rests not in science, not in speculation, not in some proof text, but in the character of God himself!
Text: Luke 20:27-40Sermon Series: Close Encounters with Jesus
Our problems with the sovereignty of God start when sovereignty becomes personal. We will never understand this doctrine until we remember that we live in a fallen, that evil is personal, that we must start with God, and that God has bought us with the blood of his Son.
Text: Psalm 103:19-22Sermon Series: Absolute Praise (Psalm 103)
Christmas is an amazing time of year. Yesterday I ran across a statement that sums it up: “Isn’t it amazing […]
Text: Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:23Sermon Series: Christ BC