Category: Sermons

sermon: Introduction to Matthew’s Gospel: Jesus, the New Abraham Founding the New Israel Genesis 12:1–3

Introduction to Matthew’s Gospel: Jesus, the New Abraham Founding the New Israel Genesis 12:1–3 Truth Taught- Jesus is the new Abraham leading the new Israel of God Introduction Jesus, as the New Abraham leads a new people to be worshippers of God. Like Moses…

Sermon: Introduction to Matthew’s Gospel: Jesus, the New Moses Deuteronomy 18:15-19

Introduction to Matthew’s Gospel: Jesus, the New Moses Deuteronomy 18:15-19 Truth Taught- Jesus is a Greater Savior, Redeemer and Deliverer than Moses Introduction Every Gospel writer has a purpose in writing. These emphases show themselves as specific and pointed themes that can be chased…

Sermon: Jesus Christ-The King of Glory Psalm 24

Jesus Christ-The King of Glory Psalm 24 Truth Taught: In David’s presentation of the Gospel, we see the King of Glory coming, again and again, to defeat His enemies.               Our culture loves the sequel. Whether in book or movie form, we can’t…

Sermon: Jesus the Good Shepherd and the Great Host Psalm 23

Jesus the Good Shepherd and the Great Host Psalm 23 Truth Taught- Jesus Christ is the Good Shepherd of Psalm 23 meeting all our needs by His presence and care. Introduction Psalm 23 is a highly personal Psalm for David. David understood what it…

Sermon: An Old Testament Gaze at the Cross Psalm 22

An Old Testament Gaze at the Cross Psalm 22 Truth Taught- Jesus suffered and died to bring people from every nation and every generation to the Father Introduction As we turn our attention this morning to Psalm 22 there are a few things we…

Sermon: The Joyful Victory of King Jesus Psalm 21

The Joyful Victory of King Jesus Psalm 21 Truth Taught- King Jesus has Defeated His Enemies Through God’s Great Power and His People are Joyful Introduction When we pray we often pray that the Lord would do something that we cannot do ourselves. In…

Sermon: God Will Surely Do It 1 Thessalonians 5:22-28

God Will Surely Do It 1 Thessalonians 5:22-28 Truth Taught- God Himself will sanctify all His people. He will surely do it! Introduction In this final section, often called a benediction of peace, we see the Apostle highlighting three of his main themes throughout…

Sermon: Paul’s Short Commands for the Christian Life (Part 2) 1 Thessalonians 5:16-22

Paul’s Short Commands for the Christian Life (Part 2) 1 Thessalonians 5:16-22 Truth Taught- God gives us eight imperatives to strengthen our walk with Him through Jesus Christ.   Introduction In this short section, just six verses, we have God giving us eight imperative…

Sermon: Paul’s Short Commands for the Christian Life (Part 1) 1 Thessalonians 5:12-15

Paul’s Short Commands for the Christian Life (Part 1) 1 Thessalonians 5:12-15 Truth Taught- As Paul closes his epistle he gives us short commands for life in the local Church Introduction If a Church is to glorify God and be a light in a…

Sermon: Concerning the Second Coming 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

Concerning the Second Coming 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Truth Taught- Jesus is returning suddenly and unexpectedly so we must always be ready for that day. Introduction Last time we looked at the Second Coming of our Lord in the context of what happens to those…