Category: Full Sermons
What is it that causes some people to have such extraordinary devotion to Christ? It is because they understand more of who God is.
There is a Biblical way to grow in the love of God, and it is not to pull yourself up in your own strength and try to force yourself to love God more.
This sermon follows our Lord's teaching on His Second Coming from Luke 17. Our Lord is very clear that His coming is going to be public...
What happened on the cross? We see four amazing things: the darkness in the sky, his two cries from the cross, and the tearing of the veil. This is holy powerful truth for our souls.
Once the writer John gets us to where we have assurance, he then doesn't have us sit there with our assurance but sends us to the battlefield.
Many make a radical distinction between the church and Israel, but such a distinction simply does not exist as can be seen by the Apostle Paul's words in Ephesians 2.
The Bible teaches us that every single promise in the Old Testament that applied to a Jew also applies to us who are in Jesus Christ.
When we study eschatology we must not first launch out into the complex "calculus" of Daniel, Ezekiel, and Revelation.
Why preach a series on eschatology? First, because Dispensational Premillennialism commandeers many of the promises that belong to the church.
The pastor shepherds God's sheep not with rigor and severity, but with love and humility; not as temporal lords but as spiritual guides, especially by example.
1 John 5:10 says, "Whoever believes in the Son of God has the testimony in himself." - John clearly teaches us that God's testimony is internalized.
You basically have two kinds of professing Christians in the world: those who are deceived and find God's commandments burdensome...
We are engaged in spiritual warfare and we must go out into the battle and be on the offensive by doing evangelism...
True Christianity is always the activity of God and our faith is a reaction to God's initial call.
Perfect love is the result of God's love being perfected in us. This is not something unreachable, or unobtainable.