Sermons from August 1997

Take Every Thought Captive

2 Corinthians 2:11;10:5 We must subject all of our knowledge to the Word of God, and bring it into subjection to the rule of Christ, to rid ourselves of the enemy’s lies. Danger of error; taking every thought captive to Christ

That Men May Glorify God

1 Peter 2:11-12 You must keep away from sin and cultivate godly living, if you are to silence those who slander you and win them to Christ.

Christ, the Precious Corner Stone

1 Peter 2:4-10 Christ is the precious corner stone, and we are the stones which, being built upon Him, make up the true Temple of God. Christ’s rejection and exaltation; our life or death according to our response to Him

He Will Sprinkle Many Nations

Isaiah 52:13-15 Christ Jesus underwent great sufferings and death, so that salvation might come to the ends of the earth. Atonement for the nations through Christ’s suffering; Christ’s exaltation

He Who Humbles Himself Shall Be Exalted

Luke 18:9-17 When we compare ourselves to others we might come out looking good. But when we compare ourselves with the perfect rule of righteousness, we will be humbled. Comparing our lives to God’s Law the right path to humility

Long for the Pure Milk of the Word

1 Peter 2:1-3 If you are to grow in this love for one another, you must put off the works of your old nature and sincerely long after God’s truth. Mortify corruptions and yearn after God’s truth to grow in love

All Who Desire to Live Godly Will Be Persecuted

2 Timothy 3:12 As a Christian, you will have to face persecution in this world. But the blessing that accompanies this is that the Lord has promised to deliver you from it. God’s good purposes in affliction and persecution; His discipline