The Christmas Sermon

  •   Dec 20, 2021   •   Matthew 1:18–24

In Matthew 1:18–24, an angel of the LORD tells Joseph to take Mary as his wife since the baby is from the Holy Spirit, he is to be named Jesus, … Continue reading

God on the Cross

Philippians 2:6–11 presents Jesus as the incarnated, crucified, and exalted Lord. He is and always has been God, but he is also now man. As we think about Christmas, it … Continue reading

God in the Flesh

Perhaps the greatest mystery all is how God took on flesh. The Bible does not get into the mechanics of this process. Mystery remains. Nonetheless, we are left with the … Continue reading

Have You Suffered for Christ?

Having completed his third missionary journey, Paul now faces the wrath of Jewish unbelievers in Jerusalem. With no opportunity to make a defense, Paul is seized, beaten, arrested, and taken … Continue reading

What Would You Do for the Lost?

In Acts 21:17–26, Paul’s participation in this optional Nazirite vow communicated his willingness to come under the law to win (and in this case, to disciple) those zealous for the … Continue reading

Do You Know the Lord’s Will?

Sometimes God’s will is very clear, sometimes it’s pretty clear, but still, sometimes it is unclear. Only the careful study of the Scriptures, the wise reliance on godly counsel, and … Continue reading

What Do You Expect from Elders?

Godly elders are a gift to every local church. In Acts 20:28–38, Paul instructs the elders of the church in Ephesus. Livestream Video & Sermon Audio  Continue reading

What Do You Value?

Though Paul was an apostle, not a pastor, we can learn much about pastoral ministry from his example in Acts 20:13–27. Livestream Video & Sermon Audio  Continue reading

Have You Seen a Miracle?

Resurrection miracles, as seen in Acts 20:7–12, are signs that the gospel is true and that we can find new life in Jesus. Livestream Video & Sermon Audio  Continue reading

Do You Know How to Encourage?

In Acts 20:1–6, God raises up a band of brothers—friends—who would accompany Paul­ on his difficult mission. These friends had themselves received encouragement from Paul, who, for us, exemplifies an … Continue reading