Contributed on Jan 14, 2018
We are called to be a people of the Gospel; the Gospel must be central to our lives. In order to adequately embrace the Gospel, we must understand the Gospel.
The Basis of the Gospel 1 Corinthians 15: 3-4 As we begin the New Year, I felt compelled to preach a series that deals with the foundational element of our faith – the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I trust everyone understands the significance of the Gospel in relation to salvation in Christ. We must ...read more
Contributed on Jan 21, 2018
Why do I need salvation? What do I receive through salvation? These are valid questions that need to be answered. One should understand the benefit of the Gospel.
The Benefit of the Gospel Ephesians 1: 13-14 Last week we began a series entitled: A Gospel Centered Life. As I began to prepare this series I realized if one is to live a Gospel centered life, one must first understand and embrace the Gospel. We looked at the foundational principles of the ...read more
Contributed on Jan 28, 2018
Paul had a convicting burden for the Gospel that compelled him to preach and share the good news. Every believer should share that burden. Are we burdened for the Gospel, compelled to share?
The Burden for the Gospel 1 Corinthians 9:16 As we continue our series, A Gospel Centered Life, I want to address the need for a proper burden concerning the Gospel. In my estimation, our text reveals one of the most convicting, compelling, and honest statements the apostle Paul ever made. In ...read more
Contributed on Feb 4, 2018
Paul's life was shaped by the Gospel. Even in the face of an uncertain future and difficulty, he embraced change in life through the power of the Gospel. That is the beauty in the Gospel.
The Beauty in the Gospel Acts 20: 24-27 Our text today finds the apostle Paul on his way to Jerusalem. He is well aware of the animosity of the Jews toward him, and quite uncertain what his future will hold once he arrives. One would expect him to be very nervous and apprehensive about ...read more
Contributed on Feb 11, 2018
Being saved by grace through faith in the finished work of Christ creates an eternal bond with the Gospel. As we grow and mature in the Lord, the Gospel continually shapes our lives. The life of every believer should be directed by the Gospel.
The Bond with the Gospel Philippians 1: 27-30 For the past few weeks we have been considering the impact of the Gospel in our lives and the challenge of allowing the Gospel to be central in our lives. Clearly the Gospel brings about an immediate transformation, from the inside-out. 2 Cor.5:17 – ...read more