Why shouldn’t two adult Christians who happen to be divorced and have fallen in love—why shouldn’t they sleep together? That’s the question a man asked in an email. Here is my answer.
Sermon Series: Crucial Questions
When God chooses people for his family, he picks those the world considers losers. This means that imperfect people make excellent candidates for the grace of God. Since we are all imperfect, when we boast, let us boast only in the Lord.
Text: 1 Corinthians 1:26-31
In this message Pastor Ray reminds us everything we believe rests on the sovereignty of God. Salvation starts with God, not with us. Because he has chosen us, we can stand firm amid the trials of life. By standing firm we prove to ourselves and to the watching world what we truly believe.
Text: 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17Sermon Series: Adventures in Prayer
A friend sent me an email telling about a question posed to her by a co-worker. Here is the exact […]
Text: 1 Thessalonians 1:4-10Sermon Series: Living in the Last Days (1 Thessalonians)
We live in a day when Christmas has become a controversial holiday. If you doubt that statement, just try putting […]
Text: Hebrews 1:1-3Sermon Series: Christmas Messages
Winston Churchill once remarked that “democracy is the worst form of government until you consider the alternatives.” How true. Democracy […]
Text: Romans 13:1-7Sermon Series: The Transformed Life (Romans 12-16)
Earlier this week I received a copy of John Ensor’s book The Great Work of the Gospel. In the first […]
Text: Romans 11:30-32Sermon Series: Understanding God's Plan (Romans 9-11)
In this sermon series we are looking at Romans 9-11, arguably the three most difficult chapters in the New Testament. […]
Text: Romans 11:1-10Sermon Series: Understanding God's Plan (Romans 9-11)
Last week’s sermon was called Straight Talk About Predestination. If I were giving someone else advice, I would say that […]
Text: Romans 9:30-33Sermon Series: Understanding God's Plan (Romans 9-11)
In the history of the Christian church, few doctrines have been so hotly debated as the doctrine of predestination. Since predestination is a biblical concept, we must face this doctrine squarely whether we like it or not. It’s in the Bible, therefore we must first seek to understand it and then to ask what difference it makes.
Text: Romans 9:19-29Sermon Series: Understanding God's Plan (Romans 9-11)