Sermon Archives

Election
March 4, 2018

The Lord’s King

The Lord's King

While Samuel mourned over the failure of Saul, God was on the move, preparing to reveal the king of his own choosing and through him to establish an everlasting kingdom. The selection of David and his special anointing demonstrates that God is fulfilling his mission in the world with a kingdom that will not fall […]

August 20, 2017

The Self-Destructing Samson

The Self-Destructing Samson

Samson was a man of extraordinary strength, due to God’s selection of him as Israel’s twelfth deliverer in the book of Judges. But Samson had one fatal flaw—his pre-occupation with himself and his own sensual passions. Although God used this man to achieve his purposes, Samson’s ultimate disregard for his sacred calling left him defeated […]

October 30, 2016

A Prayer for the Believers

A Prayer for the Believers

Because God has blessed his people with every spiritual blessing, believers should pray all the more fervently for one another. We should pray for God to fill us  with his Spirit and to make us aware of the grace he has already given to us. By seeking God together and submitting to Christ, the church […]

October 23, 2016

The Holy Spirit of Promise

The Holy Spirit of Promise

God has made known his plan of bringing everything into unity in his Son, Jesus Christ. Now we are told how God will bring that plan to pass. Through the work of the Holy Spirit, God will make good on his promise by bringing his people to faith and giving them a taste of the […]

October 9, 2016

Our Determined Father

Our Determined Father

The unveiling of God’s eternal plan calls for God to be praised for what he has determined to do. This is especially true for Christians who discover that God’s predetermined plan is what is decisive in their salvation. Because of God’s love and his glorious grace, believers can begin to see that in Jesus Christ […]

January 17, 2016

Abide in Me and Bear Much Fruit

Abide in Me and Bear Much Fruit

The church is like a vineyard to which God tends and from which he expects fruit that glorifies him and that is noticed by the world. This vineyard will prosper because of God’s diligent care, and because of the life-giving vine that never fails to supply the nutrients needed for a bountiful harvest.

November 1, 2015

The Eternal Security of the Shepherd’s Sheep

The Eternal Security of the Shepherd's Sheep

So much depends on whether or not Jesus is who the Bible says he is and did what the Bible says he did. How can we know that Jesus is trustworthy, that we should stake our entire lives upon him and his word? According to this passage, Jesus intends for us to find security in […]