Sermons from April 2001

The Goal of Covenant Nurture

Proverbs 1:1-6 We continue to examine the Biblical teaching on marriage and the family by considering what it is that parents should teach their children. We see that the book of Proverbs was written in such a way that it is a valuable source of material in this area.

The Sin of Unbelief

Matthew 13:53-58 Jesus moves on in His ministry and comes to His home town of Nazareth. Here, He receives little in the way of welcome and the people seem intent on finding natural explanations for why this man, whom the knew so well, was able to do these works of power a

Children Obey Your Parents

Ephesians 6:1-3 Last week we saw the responsibility of parents to raise their children in the right way, teaching them the difference between right and wrong. This week we look at God’s commandment to children to obey their parents. We examine several reasons why childre

The Parable of the Householder

Matthew 13:51-52 As we have been going through the book of Matthew, Jesus has been teaching His disciples many things. What is the purpose of all of this teaching? In this message we see why solid teaching is a necessity in the Christian’s life. We see that correct knowl

The Purpose of Marriage

Genesis 1:28 What is the purpose of Marriage? As with all that God does, marriage has more than one purpose. One would be to fulfill the human need for companionship. Another is to give us a type of the relationship between Jesus and His Church. In this message, howev

The Duration of the Covenant of Marriage

Matthew 19:1-9 Just how long is a marriage supposed to last? We examine the teaching of Jesus on this subject. We find that marriage is a covenant for this world alone: it is annulled by death and no longer exists in the life to come. Apart from this, though, it is clea

Restoring our Fallen Brethren

Matthew 18:15-17 What is the proper way to resolve differences and offenses among God’s people? We examine this very familiar passage and see that if we do not conduct ourselves in keeping with the Word of God, we may end up doing more harm than good and may even promote