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  • Richard Burkey

    Contributing sermons since May 16, 2005
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Christ Lutheran Church
La Mesa, California 91941
(619) 462-5211

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  • The Cross Dynamic Of Discipelship Development

    Contributed on Jul 7, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,983 views

    The cross is not a call to passive acceptance, it is a call to salvation as a gift and faithful obedience in loving response.

    The Cross Dynamic of Discipleship Development John 15:16-27 (16) ¡§You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit--fruit that will last. Then the Father will give you whatever you ask in my name. (17) This is my command: Love each other. (18) ¡§If the world ...read more

  • The Cross Proclaims A Grace-Driven Purpose

    Contributed on Jul 6, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,399 views

    The truths Paul shares and the grace-driven purpose of the cross effect not only our salvation, but how we live out the Christian faith and how we minister in the name of Jesus Christ.

    The Cross Proclaims a Grace-Driven Purpose 1 Corinthians 15:3-8 (3) For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, (4) that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, (5) and that he ...read more

  • The Business Of The Cross

    Contributed on Jul 5, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,384 views

    Typically we see the cross from the viewpoint of the suffering of Jesus, this message invites the hearer to see that mission is a key part of the business of the cross.

    “The Business of the Cross” (Special thanks to Dr. Kent R. Hunter with David L. Bahn, Confessions of a Church Growth Enthusiast, (Corunna, IN: Church Growth Center, 1997 for many of the insights of this message) Romans 3:21-25a 3:21 But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has ...read more

  • Finding God's Way In Life's Wilderness

    Contributed on Jun 23, 2005
    based on 115 ratings
     | 29,269 views

    David discovers that even amidst life’s pressure, confusion, failure and daily living, God provides a way through life’s wilderness.

    Finding God’s Way in Life’s Wilderness Psalm 25:1-9 (New International Version) 1To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul; 2in you I trust, O my God. Do not let me be put to shame, nor let my enemies triumph over me. 3No one whose hope is in you will ever be put to shame, but they will be put to shame ...read more

  • Finding Joy Amidst Life's Surprises

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2005
    based on 12 ratings
     | 3,190 views

    Christmas is meant to be joy time, and in the stories of Christmas from the Biblical to the secular there is a theme of joy amidst surprises that runs through them.

    Finding Joy Amidst Life’s Surprises Luke 1:39-55 (New International Version) 39At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, 40where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. 41When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and ...read more

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