Prayerfully Pursuing God’s Gracious Power and Loving Presence
Believer, because we are the temple of God, we should ask the Lord for more power from the Holy Spirit. This power that is received, according to grace...
Grieving and Sending with a Gospel Heart
In view of the brevity of our life, and the great need for more Biblical churches, we should be those who go out with a heart for the lost and seek to proclaim the Gospel.
A Weak Conscience Seared by Legalism
People were forbidding marriage and eating of certain foods, and in doing so were searing their consciences. When you get a zeal for the Lord it is very easy for Satan to high...
The Carnal Christian Reconsidered
In this sermon Ryan reconsiders what the Bible teaches us on what has been commonly called the 'carnal Christian'.
How To Get the Most Out of Your Pastors
Some passages in the Bible are very hard to understand. However Hebrews 13:17 is not hard to understand, rather it's hard to hear.
Gospel Faith Leads to the Fullness of the Spirit’s Power
God does not supply the Spirit to you because you have fulfilled some legalistic checklist of expectations.
Useful Because of Weakness
The futile cultures focus on men being strong in their own strength. Yet for the Christian, Jesus says His strength is made perfect in our weakness.
Obedience Leads to Knowing God More
The irony of the Christian is that they know the Lord and yet what they want more than anything else is to know the Lord more.
God’s Marvelous Common Grace for Ungodly Nations
What many call the "common grace" of God is not just "common", but it is marvelous common grace.
The Convicting Power of Grace
It is grace that spurs on radical obedience to reach lost areas around the world. It is not simply exhortations to be radical that result in people being radical. It is tender forms of kindness and grace that form the most radical discipleship in the world.
Parenting (Part 8)
a. Fathers must not exasperate by being harsh. b. Fathers must not exasperate by being unreasonable. c. Fathers must not exasperate by fault-finding. d. Fathers must not exasperate through inconsistency. e. Fathers must not exasperate through neglect. f. Fathers must instruct their children about the Lord. g. Fathers must discipline their children.
Men, Pursue Purity (Part 7)
You have to be aware that there is this deep potential in your soul, to go on in sexual immorality, and to convince yourself it will all turn out in the end, that all will be well, and it won't be. Do not be deceived.
Holy War: Is God Guilty of Genocide?
In the book of Joshua, the Israelites were commanded by God to utterly destroy the inhabitants of the land which God gave His people to possess. These passages have often led people to accuse God of the same kind of genocide committed by men like Stalin, Hitler, and Pol Pot. But is this a fair comparison?
Marriage: How NOT to Obey Ephesians 5 (Part 6)
Do not obey Ephesians 5 as though marriage is the source of ultimate satisfaction.