Sermon Archive

The Lawful Use Of The Law

I Timothy 1:8-11 — “But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully…” What is the Christian’s relationship to the Old Testament Law? What is the proper use of the Law in our proclamation of the Gospel? What role does it play in our growth and progress in the Christian life?…

Finally Free

Exodus 12:33-42 — “And it came to pass at the end of the four hundred and thirty years… that all the hosts of the LORD went out from the land of Egypt.” As we look at the events that took place on the day that Israel left Egypt, we are presented with a scene that magnifies…

Holy Frustration & A Loving Heart

Luke 9:37-43a – “O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you, and suffer you?…” When we read the Bible, sometimes we come across situations that make us very uncomfortable and that are almost impossible to explain. We have an example in this text from the Gospel of Luke. It records Jesus’ interaction…

The Nature Of Sanctification

Hebrews 2:10 — “For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.” If we’re going to understand the nature of sanctification we need to begin with the nature of God, which is what the…

Choosing Empty Words

I Timothy 1:6-7 — “From which some having swerved have turned aside unto vain jangling…” This was Paul’s blunt assessment of what certain leaders in the church at Ephesus had done. They’d turned away from sounds words and chosen empty words. Why did they do this? And what was really happening when they stood up…

What Every Christian Needs

Daniel 1-3 — Daniel and his three friends found themselves in a situation that increasingly resembles the one we’re facing today as evangelical Christians. The prevailing culture is becoming more anti-Christian and there is growing pressure to compromise. This is exactly what Daniel and his three friends did not do! In the face of great…

A Testimony Of God’s Word

II Chronicles 34 — Manasseh was the worst king that Judah ever had. His evil deeds exceeded even those of the Canaanite nations whom the Lord destroyed! So it’s quite remarkable that when his grandson Josiah came to the throne at just eight years of age “he did that which was right in the sight…