Sermons from June 2007
Environment 5: Redemption and the Environment
We review the elements of the doctrine of redemption that are relevant to developing a Biblical position on the environment.
We Are Turning to the Gentiles
Acts 13:42-52 As Paul completes his powerful exposition of the Gospel to the Jews at Pisidian Antioch, the two effects that Gospel has become obvious: some hearts are softened and a real hunger for the Word emerges; but others are hardened and stir up opposition.
The Gospel Is Preached at Pisidian Antioch
Acts 13:14-41 Having evangelized Cyprus, Paul and Barnabas continue to Pisidian Antioch, though John Mark returns to Jerusalem. We see that perseverance is needed to advance God’s Kingdom.
Environment 4: Creation, The Fall and the Environment 2
We continue to review the elements of the doctrines of the creation and fall that are relevant to developing a Biblical position on the environment.
The Market Day Of The Soul
Exodus 20:8-11 In a day when many find excuses to avoid keeping the Sabbath Day holy to the Lord, we look again at the fourth commandment and consider its purpose, its provision and its principle.
The First Missionary Journey Begins
Acts 13:4-13 Having removed obstacles from the spread of the Gospel, God opens the way for Paul and Barnabas to enter Cyprus and preach the Word.
Environment 3: Creation, The Fall and the Environment 1
We review the elements of the doctrines of the creation and fall that are relevant to developing a Biblical position on the environment.
Saul And Barnabas’ Ordination
Acts 13:1-3 Antioch is blessed with capable men of God, faithfully serving God. Saul and Barnabas are specifically called from among those men and set aside for a specific ministry by the Holy Spirit. After fasting and prayer, they are ordained and then sent…
Herod Is Judged
Acts 12:20-25 Herod continues his persecution of Christians. He also meets with men from Tyre and Sidon, and sins by receiving their blasphemous flattery. The king is judged for his pride in accepting the praise of men.
Environment 2: God’s Decree and the Environment
We review the doctrine of God’s Decree and see how this applies to a Biblical position on the environment.
Peter’s Arrest And Deliverance
Acts 12:1-19 Herod begins to persecute the church, executing James and imprisoning Peter. The church responds with fervent prayer for Peter. Their prayers are answered, and God is glorified, by the rescue of Peter from prison by an angel.
The Contribution For The Brethren
Acts 11:27-30 The gospel continues to be spread among the Gentiles after the scattering of Christians at the death of Stephen. The church at Antioch is given warning by prophecy of a coming famine that will cover the known world.