Sermons from April 2013

Why We Believe the Bible Is God’s Word

2 Timothy 3:16-17 We consider that the Bible is God’s Word because: *it says it is *it reveals the future *all of its authors agree perfectly *it doesn’t contain any absurdities *God authenticated it with miracles

Why We Believe in Election

Ephesians 1:3-6 We consider that God is sovereign. He is in absolute control of all things, including who will be saved, a doctrine we call election. We see that this is true for the following reasons:

The Greatest Commandment

Mark 12:28-34 Exactly what is the most important commandment that God has given us? This is the apparently sincere question with which a scribe comes to Jesus. In this message, we consider Jesus’ answer: * the greatest commandment is to love God. * the next most impo

Why We Believe in a Triune God

Matthew 28:19 Why do we believe that the true God is triune (one God in three persons)? We look first at the evidence from nature and from Scripture that God is one. Then we examine the evidence that there is a plurality in the Godhead, before seeing that this compri

You Are Greatly Mistaken

Mark 12:18-27 The Sadducees attempted to trick Jesus with a question aimed at showing the people that His teaching was absurd. They brought a question about the resurrection; we consider it and Jesus’ response in order to see how important it is that we believe what

Give to Each What You Owe

Mark 12:13-17 The Pharisees and Herodians were incensed by Jesus’ teaching and His cleansing of the temple, and so they continued to try and trap him, this time by asking Him if it was lawful to pay a poll tax to Caesar. With His infinite wisdom, Jesus avoided their

Zealous for Good Deeds

Titus 2:14 We conclude our series on dying to self and living to Christ with an exhortation to press forward and be zealous for the good works we have been recreated to do; considering why Jesus came into the world, lived a life of obedience, and died on the cross