Sermon Series

God Heard Their Groaning | Exodus 2

Chapters 2 and 3 of Genesis set the scene for the remainder of the book of Genesis as well as the Bible as a whole. Chapter 2 establishes how the world was created to be, the garden paradise that we still yearn for. Chapter 3, however, purposely mirrors chapter 2 because it reveals how paradise …

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The King Has Come

Let the Children Be Fed First | Mark 7:24-30

And from there he arose and went away to the region of Tyre and Sidon. And he entered a house and did not want anyone to know, yet he could not be hidden. But immediately a woman whose little daughter had an unclean spirit heard of him and came and fell down at his feet. …

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Does Regeneration Precede Faith? | John Calvin

The question at hand of which comes first, regeneration or faith, is full of obvious assumptions. If our faith precedes our regeneration, then it might be quite easily assumed that salvation is a synergistic work by which we extend a hand of desperation to God and He, in turn, rescued us. And if our regeneration …

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Let Your Steadfast Love Come to Me | Psalm 119:41

Let your steadfast love come to me, O LORD,your salvation according to your promise; Psalm 119:41 ESV With this verse, we enter into the sixth stanza of the Psalm 119 in which each verse begins with the Hebrew letter Waw. The overall structure of the stanza sees the psalmist petitioning the LORD in verses 41-43 …

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Contending for the Faith | Jude 3-4

Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints. For certain people have crept in unnoticed who long ago were designated for this condemnation, ungodly people, who …

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Him Who Sits on the Throne

The Grace of God

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCZOpcoCeUM For by grace you have been saved through faith.And this is not your own doing;it is the gift of God,not a result of works,so that no one may boast. Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV Word came to Jesus that His friend, Lazarus, was ill, but Jesus did nothing. He did not immediately race to Lazarus’ side; …

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Heart to Heart

The Rescue | Jonah 1:17-2:10

This sermon was originally preached in 2015. Having now almost covered the first chapter the Jonah, we note that Jonah is not a sympathetic character. Jonah is not the archetypical hero for whom we cheer. In many ways, Jonah is not even remotely a pleasant person based upon what we have read. Fortunately, in this …

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You Have Only to Be Silent | Exodus 14:14

The LORD will fight for you, and you have only to be silent. Exodus 14:14 ESV On the run from the Egyptians, the Israelites stood upon the bank of the Red Sea. Pharaoh’s chariots behind and the waters before them left Abraham’s children without many options. So they did what all of mankind tends to …

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Sermon Series

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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The Pilgrim’s Playlist

Deliver Me, O LORD | Psalm 120

In my distress I called to the LORD, and he answered me. Deliver me, O LORD, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue.  What shall be given to you, and what more shall be done to you, you deceitful tongue? A warrior's sharp arrows, with glowing coals of the broom tree! Woe to me, that …

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