Category: Sermons

Grace for Today: Jonah in the Hands of a Sovereign God

Jonah In the Hands of a Sovereign God Thank you for joining us this week for another Grace for Today, Bible study.  We are looking at the Book of Jonah today and we’ll pick things up at the last verse of chapter one.  If…

NO! MR. PRESIDENT…by John Piper

Sermon: Getting Christmas Right Part 2 (Isaiah 9)

Getting Christmas Right Part 2  Isaiah 9:1-2 (ESV)      But there will be no gloom for her who was in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he…

John Piper on the ESV Study Bible

Sermon: Paul’s Encounter With Christ (Acts 9)

From a Ravenous Wolf to a Loving Shepherd Paul’s Encounter with Christ Acts 9:1-22 Acts 9:1-22 (ESV)      But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest  [2] and asked him for letters to the…

Sermon: Encounters with Christ: Levi’s Effectual Call

Encounters with Christ Levi’s Effectual Call Luke 5:27-32   **Scripture reading Luke 18:9-14 Luke 5:27-32 (ESV)      After this he went out and saw a tax collector named Levi, sitting at the tax booth. And he said to him, “Follow me.”  [28] And leaving…

Sermon: Encounters with Christ…Peter’s Gracious Restoration (John 21)

Encounters with Christ Christ’s Gracious Restoration of Peter John 21:15-22   John 21:15-22 (ESV)      When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know…

Sermon: The Great Mystery of Sovereignty (Matthew 11:20-30)

The Great Mystery of Sovereignty   Matthew 11:20-30 (ESV)      Then he began to denounce the cities where most of his mighty works had been done, because they did not repent.  [21] “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty…

Sermon: Prayer Transcends Trouble (1 Samuel 1:1-20)

Remember, Prayer Transcends Trouble 1 Samuel 1:1-20   Have you ever been in a situation in which you knew you should pray, but for whatever reason you didn’t?  Have you ever simply forgotten to pray? Have you ever been in a terrible situation and…

Sermon: Obediently Abnormal (Genesis 6:5-10)

Obediently Abnormal Genesis 6 How do you know when a person is out of his mind? Well, what if a man behaves like nobody else behaves? What if he says he hears things nobody else hears? What if he fears what nobody else fears?…