Contributing sermons since Nov 23, 2006
Contributed on Dec 5, 2019
The Letter to Hebrew Christians emphasizes the deity of Christ Jesus. Even long ago, some wanted to reduce His divinity to the status of a mere demigod, by identifying Him as an angel. The Word is quite aggressive in presenting Jesus as the Son of God, Himself very God.
“Of the angels [God] says, ‘He makes his angels winds, and his ministers a flame of fire.’ “But of the Son he says, ‘Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom. You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your ...read more
Contributed on Nov 28, 2019
Christmas lends itself naturally to study of the Incarnation of our Lord. The truth of this doctrine is found in more places in the Word than we might imagine. Thus, the Incarnation is foundational to our understanding Christ's deity.
“Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, ...read more
Contributed on Nov 21, 2019
Christ receives sinners. Just so, the assemblies of our Lord should be noted for welcoming those who are identified as sinners, since we each were once estranged from the Lord until He welcomed us.
“One of the Pharisees asked [Jesus] to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee’s house and reclined at table. And behold, a woman of the city, who was a sinner, when she learned that he was reclining at table in the Pharisee’s house, brought an alabaster flask of ointment, and standing behind ...read more
Contributed on Nov 15, 2019
The dark account of David's sin with Bathsheba serves as a warning for all who would please God to this day.
“In the spring of the year, the time when kings go out to battle, David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel. And they ravaged the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. But David remained at Jerusalem. “It happened, late one afternoon, when David arose from his couch and was walking on ...read more
Contributed on Nov 9, 2019
The message is a call for men to be manly, despite knowing the cost that may be required of a man.
“David lamented with this lamentation over Saul and Jonathan his son, and he said it should be taught to the people of Judah; behold, it is written in the Book of Jashar. He said: “‘Your glory, O Israel, is slain on your high places! How the mighty have fallen! Tell it not in Gath, publish it ...read more