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.
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.
The Carnal Christian Reconsidered
In this sermon Ryan reconsiders what the Bible teaches us on what has been commonly called the 'carnal Christian'.
Right Response to Sexual Temptation: Flee!
People ask, "What am I supposed to do if I am in the midst of, or being tempted by sexual immorality?" And the Bible has one simple, clear word: flee!
Christian: You Can Fight Sin Because You’re New!
I need a new heart. And I got news you for you: I have one! God made me new. He saved me. He took my heart...
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...
A Conscience Led by the Word of God Alone
Believing in the sufficiency of Scripture not only means that you say all the scripture says, but that you don't say what the scripture doesn't say. Because if God shuts his mouth...
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.
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...
The Unhappy Holy Christian Does Not Exist
Some use the expression, "God doesn't want you to be happy, He wants you to be holy." Yet they forget that there is no such thing as the unhappy holy Christian.
Purpose of the Unity of the Church (Part 1)
I am going to speak to you, over the course of these meetings, over the topic of the unity of the church. I think that under the preaching of the Gospel...
Character of the Unity of the Church (Part 2)
"...with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love, being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace."
Preserving Unity in Holiness (Part 3)
The vital role that church discipline plays in guarding the unity of the church.
Wisdom to Preserve Unity (Part 4)
For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. For he who in this way serves Christ is acceptable to God...
The Urgent Priority of Unity (Part 5)
"...leave your offering there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and present your offering." Matthew 5:24
If we want to have joy in our walk with God, if we want sweet fellowship with other Christians, if we want to be useful and effective in our service...