Month: December 2010

Sermon: Finding Christ (Luke 2: 41-52)

Click here for sermon audio Finding Christ Most every parent knows the panic that shoots through you when you notice one of your children aren’t where they are supposed to be.  Perhaps you’ve been at the mall and let go of the little one’s…

Today, From God’s Word

Refreshing the Hearts of the Saints One of the ways in which Paul greets his old friend Philemon is by saying that he has refreshed the hearts of the saints (verse 7).  Prior to this verse Paul explains how Philemon has refreshed the hearts…

Christmas Sermon: Worship Christ, the New-Born King (Matthew 2:1-23)

Worship Christ, the New-Born King Last week we looked at an important aspect of Jesus’ mission to seek and save the lost.  We looked to the passage in 2 Corinthians where Paul declares that Jesus made Himself poor for us so that by His…

Christmas Sermon: For Our Sake Jesus Became Poor (Luke 2:21-40)

For Our Sake the Savior  Became Poor I don’t think Luke’s point will easily be missed.  All through his Gospel are reminders that Jesus came to this world and took on flesh to seek and save the lost.  Luke is specific in his Gospel…

Mark Two: Union with Christ’s Person by Joel Beeke

Mark Two: Union with Christ’s Person Christ gives his Word to call us into union with Him (Rom. 1:6; 2 Thess. 2:14). In Ephesians 4:15–16a, Paul commands the saints of God to grow into Christ in all things. Christ is the head ofhis body;…

Mark One: Receiving Christ’s Word by Joel Beeke

Mark One: Receiving Christ’s Word Ephesians 4:11–13 tells us that Christ gives pastors and teachers to the church to the end that ‘we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man,…

Marks of a Faithful Church Member by Joel Beeke (Introduction)

Marks of a Faithful Church Member He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might fill all things. And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; for the…

Christmas Sermon: There is Born for You a Savior (Luke 2:8-20)

There is Born for You a Savior What does it mean that God is Savior?  What does it mean that He is, for you a Savior?  We learned recently about the Law of God and how all people have failed to keep this law…