Sermons from Aug 2021

The Christian Response to Suffering

2 Timothy 1:12 12 … I suffer as I do. But I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed, and I am convinced that He is able to guard until that Day what has been entrusted to me. (ESV) We need clear Conviction and clear Courage in this difficult time. The Apostle…

Thinking Biblically about Discouragement

Nehemiah 4:6-14 6 So we built the wall. And all the wall was joined together to half its height, for the people had a mind to work. 7 But when Sanballat and Tobiah and the Arabs and the Ammonites and the Ashdodites heard that the repairing of the walls of Jerusalem was going forward and…

34 A Matter of Life and Death

Romans 5 v 8 – 21 8 but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. 9 Since, therefore, we have now been justified by his blood, much more shall we be saved by him from the wrath of God. 10 For if while we were…

Your vantage point determines your vision

Psalm 73 1. Asaph’s education taught him that:a. God blesses His people.b. God blesses the pure in heart. 2. Asaph’s experience messed up what he learned.  3. Asaph was confused about the sinner:a. Their prosperityb. Their peacec. Their pleasured. Their pridee. Their progress. When we view things from the wrong vantage point we end up…

33 How Paradise was Regained

Romans 5:15-21 12 Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned– 13 for sin indeed was in the world before the law was given, but sin is not counted where there is no law. 14 Yet death reigned…