Category: Sermons

Sermon: The Assurance and Encouragement of Divine Election 1 Thessalonians 1:2-10

The Assurance and Encouragement of Divine Election 1 Thessalonians 1:2-10 Truth Taught- God has set His love upon and chosen, from out of the world, a people for His own possession. Introduction Last time we looked briefly at the events surrounding Paul and his…

Sermon: The Gospel Comes to Thessalonica and The Church is Formed 1 Thessalonians 1.1.3

The Gospel Comes to Thessalonica and The Church is Formed 1 Thessalonians 1:1-3 Truth Taught- Paul encourages the new Christians by showing them that their faith is genuine because the good works they are engaged in can only be accomplished by faith.   Introduction…

Sermon: Standing Firm in the True Grace of God 1 Peter 5:6-14

Standing Firm in the True Grace of God 1 Peter 5:6-14 Truth Taught-We can stand firm through trials because God is sovereign and has given all who are in Christ true grace.   Introduction As we close Peter’s great epistle today we should be…

Sermon: Thanks Be to God for His Indescribable Gifts! Eph. 1:3-7

Thanks Be to God for His Indescribable Gifts! Eph. 1:3-7 I wrote a 15 page paper on this text and Pastor Brian wanted me to preach it, but he said I couldn’t do all 15 pages. So I’m only doing 14! How many accounts…

Sermon: What the Church Needs 1 Peter 5:1-5

What the Church Needs 1 Peter 5:1-5 Truth Taught- The Church needs godly shepherds to lead her into truth   Introduction What do Christians need in times of trials? What does the church need while it lives as exiles in a hostile land? What…

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Glory Comes Through Suffering 1 Peter 4:12-19 Truth Taught- We are called to follow Jesus’ pattern of suffering and subsequent glory that follows Introduction Peter finished last week’s text with praise to God and a reminder to always use our gifts for the glory…

Sermon:Living as the Church in Light of Our Lord’s Return 1 Peter 4:7-11

Living as the Church in Light of Our Lord’s Return 1 Peter 4:7-11 Truth Taught – We must be busy serving others within the local Church because the Last Days are upon us  Introduction Last week we saw Peter’s military strategy and God’s Art…

Sermon: The Art of War 1 Peter 4:1-6

The Art of War 1 Peter 4:1-6 Truth Taught- As Christians, we must be armed in order to live our life for God’s glory. Introduction About 500 BC in China Sun Tzu wrote what has been the definitive work on military warfare. This treatise…

Sermon: Unjust Suffering Accomplishes Divine Purposes 1 Peter 3.18-22

Unjust Suffering Accomplishes Divine Purposes 1 Peter 3.18-22 Unjust Suffering Accomplishes Divine Purposes 1 Peter 3.18-22 Truth Taught – Jesus is the supreme example of what suffering unjustly can accomplish.   Introduction There are passages in the Bible that are very clear and easy…

Sermon: Wartime Strategy for Living in a Hostile World 1 Peter 3:13-17

Wartime Strategy for Living in a Hostile World 1 Peter 3:13-17 Truth Taught – God calls us to faithfulness even if we should meet resistance and persecution for doing what is right   Introduction How are we to respond when things don’t go according…