Sermon Series
  • 1. How Did Ot People Get Saved?

    Contributed on Feb 15, 2007

    Exposition of Galatians 3:6-14

    Text: Galatians 3:6-14, Title: How did OT people get saved? Date/Place: NRBC, 2/18/07, PM A. Opening illustration: I remember trying to teach and adult Sunday School class on Youth Sunday when I was a brand new Christian. The passage that I was teaching was from the OT. And like much of the more

  • 2. In Other Words

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Exposition of Galatians 3:26-29, Pauls summary statement about Justification by faith and the privileges of it

    Text: Galatians 3:26-29, Title: In Other Words, Date/Place: NRBC, 3/11/07, PM Opening illustration: “The summit of this pass, according to observations made by the State geological survey, is fourteen hundred and seventy-two feet above the sea. Pacheco Peak, on the south side of the pass, is two more

  • 3. No More Christmas Or Easter

    Contributed on Mar 22, 2007
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    Exposition of Galatians 4:8-11 about the worrying of Paul about the Galatians returning to the law and idolatry and demonstrating their false conversion

    Text: Galatians 4:8-11, Title: No More Christmas and Easter, Date/Place: NRBC, 3/35/07, PM Opening illustration: “How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, his precepts! O, ’tis easier to keep holidays than commandments.” –Ben Franklin, Christmas was not celebrated during the 1st 2 centuries more

  • 4. A Glimpse Of A Shepherd's Heart

    Contributed on Apr 11, 2007

    Exposition of Gal 4:12-20 about Paul’s heart for the Galatians to see Christ formed in them.

    Text: Galatians 4:12-20, Title: A Glimpse of a Shepherd’s Heart Date/Place: NRBC, 4/15/07, AM A. Opening illustration: Lynn Anderson, in "They Smell Like Sheep relates this story: “Several years ago in Palestine, Carolyn and I rode a tour bus through Israel’s countryside nearly mesmerized as the more

  • 5. Who's Your Mama?

    Contributed on Apr 19, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Exposition of Gal 4:21-31

    Text: Galatians 4:21-31, Title: Who’s Your Mama? Date/Place: NRBC, 4/22/07, PM A. Opening illustration: Talk about imprinting that baby birds do when they are born. B. Background to passage: This is Paul’s culminating argument for living a life based on grace instead of works. The Judaizers were more

  • 6. Don't Be A Grace-Faller

    Contributed on May 1, 2007
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    Exposition of Galatians 5:1-6 where Paul turns the corner of his theological argument with practical steps to living out this great faith

    Text: Galatians 5:1-6, Title: Don’t be a Grace-Faller, Date/Place: NRBC, 5/6/07, PM A. Opening illustration: story about me putting my foot in my mouth about the charismatic pastor assistant coach about women pastors and a slide toward liberalism, b/c I expect our Pentecostal and charismatic more

  • 7. The Battle Within

    Contributed on Jun 7, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Exposition of Galatians 5:16-18 about walking in under the control of the Spirit of God

    Text: Galatians 5:16-18, Title: The Battle Within, Date/Place: NRBC, 6/10/07, AM A. Opening illustration: Tell about the woman who was an impulsive shopper. Husband confronts. She repents and is really trying to make a change. He tells her to tell Satan to get behind me. She buys another dress more

  • 8. Indicators Of False Faith

    Contributed on Jun 14, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Exposition of Gal 5:19-21, first of a two part message that continues the comparsion down through v 26.

    Text: Galatians 5:19-21, Title: Indicators of False Faith, Date/Place: NRBC, 6/24/07, AM A. Opening illustration: Maddie’s testimony, Laurie’s testimony B. Background to passage: Paul is finishing out his teaching on the fact that correct theology (justification by faith) produces right living more

  • 9. Indicators Of True Faith

    Contributed on Jun 14, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Exposition of Gal 5:22-25 second in a two part series comparing the lives of believers and unbelievers

    Text: Galatians 5:22-25 Title: Indicators of Genuine Faith, Date/Place: NRBC, 6/24/07, PM A. Opening illustration: "The Spirit produces one fruit, not nine fruits. The fruit, however, has nine facets or qualities. If a believer is walking in the Spirit, he will possess all nine of these qualities. more

  • 10. Man Overboard!

    Contributed on Jul 5, 2007

    Exposition of Gal 6:1-2 regarding Paul’s instructions on church discipline

    Text: Galatians 6:1-2, Title: Man Overboard! Date/Place: NRBC, 7/8/07, PM A. Opening illustration: Imagine if you would with me the Super Bowl, coming down to the last quarter and then the start running back steps on a loose clump of grass and falls way behind the line of scrimmage. All the more

  • 11. Personal Responsibility

    Contributed on Jul 12, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Exposition of Galatians 6:3-6 about a Christian’s responsibility to God to do certain things

    Text: Galatians 6:3-6, Title: Personal Responsibility, Date/Place: NRBC, 7/15/07, PM A. Opening illustration: “It’s not my responsibility,” said the nurse’s aide, “because it’s a large puddle.” The housekeeper did not agree. “Well, it’s not mine,” she said, “the puddle is too small.” What a sharp more

  • 12. Are You Mocking God?

    Contributed on Aug 9, 2007
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    Exposition of Galatians 6:7-10 about sowing and reaping and staying faithful

    Text: Galatians 6:7-10, Title: Are you mocking God? Date/Place: NRBC, 8/12/07, PM A. Opening illustration: survey of potential adultery under the promise that no one would find out… B. Background to passage: Paul has just instructed them about their responsibility to other church members and to more

  • 13. A Parting Shot

    Contributed on Aug 16, 2007

    Exposition of Galatians 6:11-18

    Text: Galatians 6:11-18, Title: A Parting Shot, Date/Place: NRBC, 8/19/07, PM A. Opening illustration: Two ministers in a small town were openly critical of each other’s efforts and constantly opposed one another. After a joint meeting in which they planned a community-wide effort, one took this more