Seven: I AM. A Sermon Series beginning 2-12-23

Some of the best known teachings of Jesus are found in the gospel of John.  These include the seven “I AM” statements.  Bread of Life, Light of the World, Door, Good Shepherd, Resurrection and Life, Way Truth and Life, the True Vine.  Each of these statements are profoundly revealing in their own way, and all […]

The Prophet, A Sermon Series on the Prophet Isaiah, beginning 11-6-22

The Prophet.  The prophet Isaiah is the most important of all the writing prophets.  He is quoted more often than any of them (and, indeed, more than any OT book other than the Psalms). He calls God’s people to faithfulness in the midst of a time of increasing unbelief and rebellion.  He holds forth both […]

When I Consider… A Sermon Series Exploring the Reasonability of our Faith

David reflects in Psalm 8:3-4, “When I consider the works of your hands, the moon and stars that you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him?”  No doubt David considered these kinds of things while he whiled away the hours on a hillside outside of Bethlehem tending his father’s […]

Mercy, Not Sacrifice. A Preaching Series on the Book of Amos

Amos isn’t a complicated man.  He is a shepherd and a caretaker of fig trees.  Yet when the call of God came, he became a spokesman for truth, confronting the selfishness and godlessness of his generation.  There are tremendous lessons here for ordinary saints who wonder whether God could use someone like me for his […]

Fight the Good Fight: 1 Timothy, A Preaching Series

Nothing could be more valuable to a young believer than to be mentored and discipled by an older and more mature one.  This is what the apostle Paul did for Timothy.  Paul loved and guided this young man, not only by seeing him come to faith, but by continuing to empower and encourage him with […]