Contributing sermons since Jun 14, 2016
Contributed on Jun 4, 2020
Naomi found herself in a desperate situation in Moab. Having left Bethlehem due to a famine, Moab had not brought the abundance they desired. Losing her husband and sons to death in Moab, Naomi was left there with only her daughters-in-law, but hope and grace were available in Bethlehem.
The Truth About Moab Ruth 1: 1-7 Today I want to begin our study in the wonderful book of Ruth. Within this portion of Scripture, we find one of the greatest pictures of grace presented in the Bible. This biblical account focuses on three main characters: Ruth, a pagan girl from Moab who ...read more
Contributed on May 31, 2020
The Veil of the Temple was torn in two as Jesus declared, "It is Finished." Through His provision, believers have access to the throne of grace, where Jesus ministers as our Great High Priest. He is our Mediator and Intercessor.
Jesus – our Great High Priest Hebrews 4: 14-16 Life is constantly changing, a never ending series of “highs” and “lows.” At times we reach breath-taking mountaintops, where we enjoy the beauty of life and relax in the sunlight of God’s love. At other times we endure deep, lonesome valleys filled ...read more
Contributed on Mar 19, 2020
As Peter concluded this very practical letter that addressed the difficulties the church faced while seeking to encourage them to remain committed, he drew their focus back to the one who could provide all they needed regardless of the situation - the Lord Jesus Christ.
Victory in Jesus 1 Peter 5: 6-11 We have considered much in our time moving through Peter’s first epistle. Being aware of their struggles, Peter addressed their need while challenging them to remain steadfast in spite of the opposition they faced. He knew the world was watching their lives, ...read more
Contributed on Mar 11, 2020
As Peter sought to bring his first letter to a close, he addressed how we are live our Christian lives in regard to the church. By submitting to the will of God, following the spiritual guidance of church leadership, and serving one another, we bring glory to Christ and meet the needs of the church.
Honorable Duty within the Church 1 Peter 5: 1-5 Peter had shared much with the church regarding their Christian lives among the world. They were challenged to build their lives upon Christ, the Corner Stone. Their lives were to be lived in light of their relationship with Christ, abiding faithful, ...read more
Contributed on Feb 26, 2020
Dealing with trials and adversity are a part of everyone's life - some more than others. We don't enjoy suffering, and yet the Word of God teaches us that we are to rejoice in them and even be happy as we suffer reproach. Peter explains this difficult doctrine in our text.
Suffering for Righteousness 1 Peter 4: 12-16 Peter had spent considerable time in the preceding verses dealing with Christian character and conduct in the midst of a fallen world. He was well aware of the struggles and persecution many within the church faced. Although they were forced to deal ...read more