Sermon Series
  • 1. Doctrino Romano

    Contributed on Feb 16, 2004
    based on 23 ratings

    Through a saving relationship with God, we receive what we all crave, security and significance.

  • 2. Roaming Around Rome With The Gospel

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2004
    based on 16 ratings

    Since the church is about God’s people, God’s people need to focus on God’s truth. Sharing the Gospel produces the church, and the church shares the Gospel reproducing the church. Paul shares two key truths we all need to embrace with enthusiasm.

  • 3. Mankind's Problem With God

    Contributed on Mar 24, 2004
    based on 25 ratings

    Mankind’s biggest problem with God is not ignorance about Him, but an attitude of enmity toward Him.

  • 4. Abandoned To Depravity

    Contributed on Apr 9, 2004
    based on 28 ratings

    How do we as Christians respond to the push to accept the Gay Lifestyle as an equal alternative lifestyle? With wisdom, intelligence, compassion, and clarity, that’s how. First, let’s lay a Biblical foundation as to how a society becomes so messed up.

  • 5. A Collection We Can Do Without

    Contributed on Apr 12, 2004
    based on 29 ratings

    Before we can appreciate the good news of the forgiveness of sin through repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, we must face the bad news that we are, by nature, lost sinners.

  • 6. The Courtroom Of Conscience

    Contributed on Apr 12, 2004
    based on 22 ratings

    Those who do not have the Law will perish apart from the Law, and those who do have the Law will be judged by the Law. The problem is that neither proposition is very exciting.

  • 7. Facing Reality Or Fighting God's Truth?

    Contributed on Apr 12, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    We are better off taking our position as lost and helpless sinners before God than we are fighting Him with our objections and rationalizations.

  • 8. Subjective Salvation: How Do We Make The Work Of Christ Ours?

    Contributed on Apr 12, 2004
    based on 27 ratings

    If we are to understand how salvation can be applied to us, we must grasp the idea of IMPUTED RIGHTEOUSNESS. Four concepts will help us to understand its nature.

  • 9. Celebrating The Victory, But What Was The Battle?

    Contributed on Apr 12, 2004
    based on 42 ratings

    Packed within three verses are some of the most important truths of the Gospel, for these verses explain WHY Jesus died on the cross and exactly what He accomplished by that death.

  • 10. It The Same Old (Wonderful) Song

    Contributed on Apr 20, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    If we received a phone call from Abraham, we would conclude that God has ALWAYS saved people by grace through faith – always. And we would conclude that without faith, it is impossible to please God.

  • 11. Fringe Benefits

    Contributed on Apr 27, 2004
    based on 25 ratings

    When we come to Christ in saving faith, we are justified (declared righteous). Our sins are forgiven and we receive the righteousness of Christ. But justification carries with it many fringe benefits. Being Right With God is the Foundation for A Rich Li

  • 12. Attending Your Own Funeral, Part One

    Contributed on Jun 1, 2004
    based on 33 ratings

    Christians should not take sin lightly, but need to focus on developing their relationship to God instead. Paul offers several arguments to convince us of this. There are other motivations besides merit and fear (Law); Grace motivates us out of love, app

  • 13. Attending Your Own Funeral Conclusion

    Contributed on Jun 1, 2004
    based on 26 ratings

    It’s A War! Christians should not take sin lightly, but need to focus on developing their relationship to God as the best way to win the battles. Paul offers several arguments to convince us of this. There are other motivations besides merit and fea

  • 14. Who Is Your Proxy?

    Contributed on Jun 1, 2004
    based on 22 ratings

    The human race has only two proxies: Adam and Jesus Christ. Adam is the default proxy, for we are all born “in Adam.” Jesus Christ is the proxy for all who are born again, “in Christ.” Today, we are going to look at the how’s of original sin and its remed

  • 15. Free From The Law: The First Question Of Romans 7

    Contributed on Jun 21, 2004
    based on 27 ratings

    Our sanctification (being set apart for God as holy) does not occur through human efforts to keep the law, but through the power of the Spirit animating, motivating, and empowering us to do God’s will. It is a matter of motives and means.

  • 16. Paul's Bar Mitzvah

    Contributed on Jun 30, 2004
    based on 22 ratings

    So what can and cannot the Law do? The answer boils down to this: knowing what is right doesn’t mean we do what is right. Although ignorance of God¡¦s Word IS a major problem, we find that our sinful nature --that impulse to sin--is not defeated by info

  • 17. Free To Live The Life

    Contributed on Jul 1, 2004
    based on 25 ratings

    Education, self-help books, and personal improvement efforts can make life richer and better. But nothing can do what God does when a person turns his or her life over to Jesus Christ. IN Jesus Christ, we can have victory in the fullest sense.

  • 18. In The Spirit And Goin' To Town

    Contributed on Jul 16, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    If we are in Christ, we ARE in the Spirit. If we are not in Christ, we are in the flesh. So if we are in Christ, let’s become who we are, spiritual men and women and young people. And if we are not in Christ, let’s change that.

  • 19. A Groaning Universe

    Contributed on Jul 16, 2004
    based on 27 ratings

    When our future glory is revealed in the fullest sense, the universe will be changed radically. God has a plan for His New Creation, and our new life in Christ is the first installment of that plan.

  • 20. An Active God

    Contributed on Jul 28, 2004
    based on 23 ratings

    God is very active in the moment to moment lives of those Who know Him in ways in which we are rarely conscious.

  • 21. The Spiritual Facts Of Life

    Contributed on Jul 28, 2004
    based on 22 ratings

    Christian, when we say, “God has a plan for your life” we have said a mouth full. Let’s contemplate some of the pillars of that plan, and where that plan is meant to take you.

  • 22. Winners In A Loser's World

    Contributed on Aug 10, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    With privilege comes responsibility, but we need to grasp our privileges to prepare for our responsibilities. And our privileges include this: we are destined to be winners!

  • 23. Advantages And Logic: No Substitute For God's Grace

    Contributed on Aug 26, 2004
    based on 23 ratings

    Even people with all the spiritual advantages will not open their hearts to Christ apart from the Sovereign Grace of God.

  • 24. Has God's Promise Failed, Or Do His Purposes Stand?

    Contributed on Aug 26, 2004
    based on 23 ratings

    However complicated it is to harmonize the doctrine of Sovereign Grace (election) with man’s responsibility, the Scriptures hit us over the head with the reality that those who are saved are saved because God chose them apart from anything good in them

  • 25. Inseparable

    Contributed on Aug 30, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    Because we are God’s elect, we have an impenetrable defense and we are secure in Christ. We cannot be separated from God’s love. This helps us to truly understand what Grace means.

  • 26. Is God Unjust?

    Contributed on Sep 1, 2004
    based on 28 ratings

    Paul has taught us that God picks out individuals for salvation not based on anything they do, but out of pure grace. At the same time, he bypasses others. This raises a number of questions, and Paul fields them, though not necessarily to our satisfacti

  • 27. Human Responsibility And Israel: The Other Side Of The Coin

    Contributed on Sep 10, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    Although God’s Sovereign Grace is a sure thing, it is also true that we are responsible for all of our decisions. We can look at the rejection of Jesus as the Messiah by most of the Jews as a choice they made, even though this was in the plan of God.

  • 28. Returning Your Calls

    Contributed on Sep 21, 2004
    based on 28 ratings

    God calls, and we are responsible to return His call. Yet we will only respond to that general call if God calls us specially, in a way that melts down our natural resistance to Him.

  • 29. Remnant

    Contributed on Sep 29, 2004
    based on 27 ratings

    God’s Kingdom may seem to just "happen," but behind the scenes is God’s Sovereign hand; He has a plan and He executes His plan perfectly.

  • 30. Lifting Self-Esteem Through Church Life

    Contributed on Nov 8, 2004
    based on 44 ratings

    Although this passage is not the cure-all for self-esteem problems, it clearly will make a significant difference. Walk with the Lord and serve the Lord and you will feel better about yourself.

  • 31. Love That Connects I

    Contributed on Nov 8, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    Most Americans cannot fathom a group of unrelated people of different age groups, classes, and cultures with differing talents and interests who have been glued together by a common faith in Jesus Christ. But this kind of bond -- the kind God wants a chu

  • 32. Getting Serious: The Real Disease

    Contributed on Nov 8, 2004
    based on 23 ratings

    When you understand God’s mercy and the wonders of salvation, when you are overwhelmed by Who God is, you are ready to get serious about serving God. We call being serious about God surrendering ourselves to God. We can be serious followers of Jesus Chr

  • 33. God's Tenacious Faithfulness And The Olive Tree

    Contributed on Nov 13, 2004
    based on 22 ratings

    Christianity and Biblical Judaism will forever be intertwined because of both a common past and a joint future. Christians need to understand this connection if they are to understand their place in God’s Kingdom. And that connection revolves around the

  • 34. Overwhelmed

    Contributed on Nov 13, 2004
    based on 23 ratings

    Right Theology, if embraced and allowed to permeate our minds and hearts, produces right worship, a right attitude toward God. The Spirit can then use the right theology and the right attitude toward God to coax us along to surrender ourselves to Him.

  • 35. Warming Up A Church Family

    Contributed on Dec 2, 2004
    based on 32 ratings

    Although the methods to express brotherly love and warmth are often best seen by observing others, the nuts and bolts of creating a warm church family are described for us here in Romans 12. If we are going to aim to be a warm church, we need to get a pi

  • 36. Everything You Wanted To Know About Revenge But Never Thought You'd Hear In

    Contributed on Dec 2, 2004
    based on 45 ratings

    The desire for revenge and justice is part of being in God’s image. But, because sin corrupts us, and because our lives are intended to center around God, we must defer revenge (and sometimes justice) to Him.

  • 37. Getting Rid Of That Attitude About Government's Authority

    Contributed on Dec 2, 2004
    based on 19 ratings

    hristians should generally take a positive, constructive approach toward government (and authority in general) rather than nurture a cynical, rebellious attitude. We need government, like it or not. It is not man’s idea, but God’s. We should try to be

  • 38. The Debt Of Love

    Contributed on Dec 2, 2004
    based on 29 ratings

    When we present ourselves as a living sacrifice to God, we join the fellowship of those who choose to focus upon loving God and loving others. How to love can be confusing. We need some hands on principles about Biblical love. Biblical Love does not ju

  • 39. A Clash Of Cultures

    Contributed on Dec 8, 2004
    based on 28 ratings

    God wants us to hold one another accountable to His truth, but He wants us to tolerate our cultural differences; He wants us to make every effort to do what leads to peace and mutual edification among believers.

  • 40. An On The Mark Church Where Love Abounds

    Contributed on Jan 3, 2005
    based on 24 ratings

    What is the difference between a church and a social club? A church family and a group of independent believers who converge in the same location? A church that hits God’s mark and one that misses it? Three principles nurture an “on the mark church wher

  • 41. You Have Just Entered The Missions Zone

    Contributed on Jan 10, 2005
    based on 46 ratings

    A church is many things, including the Kingdom of God in action. A church is to propagate itself, multiply itself, and deepen its impact. This means a church must boldly enter the Missions Zone.

  • 42. The Simple Facts Of Church Life

    Contributed on Jan 24, 2005
    based on 36 ratings

    We must get the simple things right. The elementary principles of church life are among the most important principles of church life.