Sermons from March 2022
Sermon text: 2 Corinthians 1:20-22 The sealing of the Christian is more than a “stamp of approval!” God’s agreements have their basis, their foundation in some very important concepts and we dig a bit into these in this message. The promises of God can be extremely encouraging when things are not going as we might like. Here we look at His agreements and the actions that result.
Sermon text: Jeremiah 17:13 Chronologically, Jeremiah wrote this verse at about the midpoint of his extensive ministry, during the reign of Jehoiakim. In order to understand the verse more fully, we dive into the history behind it. In this verse, we find specific words that draw us to three sobering questions. Our response to these questions can be life altering!
Sermon text: Psalm 31:1-5 and Luke 23:46 Very often in Scripture Jesus uses remez. This entails mentioning a short Old Testament passage to bring to the minds of the hearers the rest of the passage. When we think of the Psalms and the fact that they were the music of the Jews of Jesus’s day, we are also reminded that twice Jesus quoted from the Psalms. Could it be that He sang these words from the cross?
Sermon text: Matthew 16:28-17:5 Within a week of predicting that some of the disciples would “see the Son of Man coming in His kingdom, Jesus takes three, His inner circle, up on a mountain. There He is “transfigured” before them, a kind of fulfilment of the prediction. As we look at this passage, we see some key relationships that lead to a command from the “Cloud.” These relationships serve as “credentials” or “endorsements” to prompt us to obey the command…