Christians are pilgrims and strangers traveling in this barren land, living between redemption and the Promised Land. But as God’s people, “you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God” (Eph 2:19).
Exodus 2:1-4; 14:21-30; Hebrews 11:23-29 April 30, 2017 • Download this sermon (PDF) Congregation of Christ: To those of you who spend some time on Facebook, did you notice the fondness for posts like, “Which celebrity do you most resemble?” or “What state is your favorite?” Even Reformed Christians have this question, “Which Reformer are […]Read More
Psalm 95:7b-11; Hebrews 3:7-19; Heidelberg Catechism 31 & 32 January 15, 2017 • Download this sermon (PDF) Congregation of Christ: In every undertaking, whether in our studies, in sports, we are encouraged to finish well and finish strong. The Apostle Paul urged the church in Corinth, “Do you not know that in a race […]
Today, we sang “Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me” written by the Reformed hymnwriter Augustus Toplady in 1776. I want to focus on why Toplady prays to Christ as the “Rock of Ages” who was “cleft” for him. The original first stanza was: Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in Thee! […]
Scripture Readings: Judges 1:1-2:5 (text); Ephesians 6:10-20 June 5, 2016 • Download this sermon (pdf) Congregation of Christ: The book of Judges is a hard book to preach on, so that many pastors avoid preaching or teaching from it. It is full of names, geography, conflict, and even uncomfortably graphic sex, violence and gore. So […]Read More
© September 20, 2015 • Download PDF sermon Readings: 2 Samuel 12:1-15; Psalm 51:1-19 (text); Luke 18:9-14 Congregation of Christ: I’m sure you’ve heard this very common prayer many times: Lord Jesus, I need You. Thank You for dying on the cross for my sins. I open the door of my life and receive You […]
Psalm 105:8, 9; Luke 1:72-75 (text) December 14, 2014 • Download this sermon (PDF) Introduction Dear Congregation of Christ: Last Lord’s Day, we began our study of the Song of Zechariah in Luke Chapter 1. Zechariah prophesied that “a horn of salvation” promised by the prophets of old would come to visit and redeem God’s people. […]Read More
The men are currently visiting a period in Biblical history known as “The Conquest of the Promised Land” in the Book of Joshua. But in recent times, the most heated discussion when Joshua is mentioned is about the command by God to the Israelites to “devote” everyone and everything “to destruction” as they conquered the […]