Sermons from June 2013
Mark 13:14-23 This passage is often interpreted as dealing with events that are yet future for this world. We see in this message, though, that there are good reasons to understand that the passage is instead focusing on things that were in the future as Jesus spoke a
Revelation 1:1-7 This evening, we consider two more passages that at first sight may appear to stand in the way of an optimistic view concerning the future of God’s kingdom on earth: the Olivet Discourse and the Book of Revelation. We see that in both cases there are sig
James 2:26 Though it’s true that we’re saved by grace through faith alone (as we saw earlier in this series), we are not saved by a faith that is alone. True saving faith will always be accompanied by works. If it isn’t, it’s a dead faith that can’t save.
Daniel 9:24-27 Continuing to consider the possibility of a „golden age„ on earth before the return of the Lord Jesus, we begin to review the passages that are sometimes used to show that we should rather expect a time of difficulty and tribulation. In each case, we see
2 Peter 3:1-2 „The Commandment„ that was on the hearts of the Apostles and pressed upon the church in their writings is the Great Commission, recorded for us in Matthew 28 and referred to again here in 2 Peter 3. We see how obedience to this commandment is the best d
1 Corinthians 15:25 Is there anything we have to look forward to in this world as the result of the ongoing subjection of our Lord’s enemies? We consider the following: * The fact that Jesus is reigning now can give us the confidence that everything will work out as God ha
We see why we cannot find contentment in the things of this world, and where true contentment comes from.
Mark 13:1-13 Before the Temple would be torn down, Jesus said the following would take place: * False Christs would appear to deceive many. * Wars, famines and earthquakes. * Persecution of the Church. * The Gospel would be preached in the whole world.
1 Corinthians 15:25 We begin to look at the character of the millennium. Will it be warfare to the end or will there come a time when the world will submit to Jesus Christ and experience His temporal blessings on earth? Christians disagree on the answers to these questions
Mark 13:1-37 We begin to consider the account Jesus gives of the destruction of the temple in Mark 13. We examine several of the different interpretations of this passage. Examining the context, we see that Jesus was not talking about an event in the distant future,
Revelation 20:1-15 We explore what the Bible means by the Millennium described in Revelation 20. We focus on: