Sermons from January 2013

Afraid of the Cost?

Mark 10:32-34 Are you afraid of the cost of becoming a Christian? Afraid of not being accepted by others, of losing friends and family, of being hated, of suffering, even of being killed?

Sin is Not an Option

Colossians 3:5-11 We are commanded to put off all sin, but why? Why must it be all or nothing? *Because sin is idolatry. *Because it brings God’s wrath. *Because it steals precious time

The Last Shall Be First

Matthew 20:1-16 In view of some of the great privileges that the disciples would receive, Jesus tells a parable to teach them a lesson in humility.

Put Off Sin; Put on Christ

Romans 13:14 We start to see what it means in practice to die to self and live for Christ by examining this text. We see that we are commanded to put on the Lord Jesus Christ and make no provision for our flesh. The Lord has already given us what we need to be able

What You Must Do to Inherit Eternal Life

Mark 10:17-31 The rich young ruler had faith in his riches; however, heaven is inherited by trusting in Jesus Christ alone. To inherit eternal life, you must be willing to give up everything you have, especially your own righteousness, and follow Jesus. If you are wi

He Shares Your Sufferings

Hebrews 4:14-16 As to his divine nature, it is clear that Jesus is perfectly and infinitely content and that we can neither add to that nor take away from it. However, we see that in His human nature, this is not the case. Because of His sufferings on our behalf and His

Man of Sorrows

Isaiah 53:3 We aim to grow in our understanding of the person and work of Christ by considering Him as the Man of Sorrows. Truly, there was never sorrow like His sorrow, and we see that everything that happened to Jesus during His time on earth was absolutely neces

A Doer of the Word

James 1:19-27 It is not enough to hear the Word of God. It is not enough even to hear it with enjoyment. We must do the things God tells us in the Bible, or we are hypocrites. As we begin a new year, we are challenged to do what we are commanded in the Word.