Sermon Archives

Holy Spirit
September 24, 2017

Mission Revolution

Mission Revolution

Faithful churches will be missional churches, looking for the opportunities that God has given them to proclaim the hope of the gospel. Each of us is privileged to be God’s “sent ones,” and we need to be prepared for the missional opportunities God sends our way. The mission will be challenging, but it will not […]

September 17, 2017

The Charismatic Community

The Charismatic Community

Perhaps the greatest privilege that God’s people have enjoyed since the coming of Jesus is the gift of the Holy Spirit. The Spirit indwells every believer and has been given to satisfy the thirst of our souls through Spirit-empowered worship and fellowship. As the Spirit fills God’s people, a credible gospel community is formed.

September 10, 2017

The Glorious Freedom of the Children of God

The Glorious Freedom of the Children of God

The gospel of Jesus Christ is simple yet profound. The simple truth that God saves sinners also implies a glorious hope not only for those who believe this truth, but also for all subhuman creation. When the sons of God are revealed, we will finally experience the glory that God has promised to bring to […]

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 […]

April 30, 2017

Prayer Struggle

Prayer Struggle

The Christian is exhorted to put on the armor of God and thereby to withstand the attacks of the enemy. To this is added the need for prayer. In prayer we express our dependence on God. By devoting ourselves to prayer, we are able to see God accomplish his work through us, which both encourages us […]

March 26, 2017

The Ideal Marriage

The Ideal Marriage

Marriage is God’s idea, so having an ideal marriage requires us to follow God’s plan. God designed marriage in order for a man and a woman to experience a oneness with another that is unlike the experience of any other relationship. In this real union, marriage reflects the greatest love story and testifies to its […]

March 12, 2017

The Submissive Wife

The Submissive Wife

God’s design for marriage includes specific roles that the husband and wife are to fulfill. In commanding her to submit to her husband, God calls the wife to follow her husband’s lead. Although the command is not popular in modern times, it is grounded in the fact that God has designed for the husband to […]

March 5, 2017

Be Filled by the Spirit

Be Filled by the Spirit

Because of the great privileges that have been bestowed on Christians, we have a responsibility to conduct ourselves in certain ways. We should live wisely, capitalizing on the opportunity to make a difference in an evil world. We should live with understanding, knowing how to discern the will of God in every matter. And most […]

January 29, 2017

The Unifying Power of the Word of God

The Unifying Power of the Word of God

The gospel summons Christians to live distinctly, reflecting the unity of the Tri-une God. God has sent his Holy Spirit to give to the believers the gifts necessary to make this happen. In particular, he has given to his church the gift of five distinct offices with the primary responsibility of delivering God’s truth to […]

November 20, 2016

The Holy Household of God

The Holy Household of God

As believers in Jesus we have a new privileged status as members of the holy family. We are built upon a strong foundation which cannot crumble and which holds us all together. We are growing into a holy temple, a place for God to dwell, and from which his glory is to be proclaimed to […]

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