Stop Meditating on Headlines & Start Meditating on Jesus

This past Sunday I preached from Ephesians 4:17-24 where Paul exhorts us to cling to Christ and the truth that is in Him by putting off our old selves, renewing our minds, and putting on our new selves, which are made in Jesus’ image. The apostle says roughly the same thing in a few other …

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He Saved Us | Titus 3:3-8

This sermon was originally preached in 2016. For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by others and hating one another. But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of works …

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A Reason to Accuse | Luke 6:7

And the scribes and the Pharisees watched him, to see whether he would heal on the Sabbath, so that they might find a reason to accuse him. Luke 6:7 ESV The previous verse provides three details regarding the context for this verse: Jesus was teaching in a synagogue.It was the Sabbath. There was also man …

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Trained, Redeemed, Purified, & Zealous | Titus 2:11-15

This sermon was originally preached in 2016. For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior …

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Killing the Hostility | Ephesians 2:11-18

https://youtu.be/ALKaUmVGJxg Therefore remember that at one time you Gentiles in the flesh, called “the uncircumcision” by what is called the circumcision, which is made in the flesh by hands—remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and …

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By Grace You Have Been Saved | Ephesians 2:1-10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=091yhWX4hYI&feature=youtu.be And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience—among whom we all once lived in the passions of the flesh, carrying out …

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Two Sermons on the Resurrection

Happy Resurrection Day one and all! If you'd like to further meditate upon Jesus being risen, here are two sermons for you. From The Apostles' Creed, this sermon over the Resurrection of Christ describes why it is our trustworthy, living, and eternal hope. From Philippians, this sermon describes the glorious blessing of knowing Christ and …

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The Death (& Triumph) of the King

https://youtu.be/EUB8ANPAP0g The earth first groaned as Adam’s curse fell upon it. Formed, shaped, and teeming with life by the Maker’s Word, this otherwise insignificant planet gleamed with the radiance of emerald and sapphire in the midst of a vast and awesome cosmos. God, the Maker Himself, was King, the eternal King with no beginning and …

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The God Who Speaks: Introducing the Attributes of God

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pk9YQ3q2mjY At risk of discrediting myself from the very beginning of this study, I will offer a quick confession: The Hobbit is my least favorite of Tolkien’s Middle Earth writings. Don’t misunderstand me. I still enjoy that book a great deal; it just happens to be the one I like the least. Nevertheless, I mention …

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The Hope of Eternal Life | Titus 1:2-4

This sermon was originally preached in 2016. in hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began and at the proper time manifested in his word through the preaching with which I have been entrusted by the command of God our Savior; To Titus, my true child in a common …

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