Category Archives: sermon

Jesus the Great High Priest

Jesus is our Great High Priest, continually going into God the Father’s presence to make intercession. He represents a greater covenant than the Old Testament high priests and presents a more excellent sacrifice, one that is sufficient once and for … Continue reading

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Prayer and Fasting

I put together the Pray Georgia post, made copies of the prayer guide for Sunday morning, then couldn’t get the idea of prayer and fasting out of my head. So here is sermon on why we pray and fast, based … Continue reading

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Build Your House on the Rock

Listening and hearing are not the same thing. Hearing what Jesus says and heeding his teachings are very different. The words are the same, the difference is what we do with them.

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Jesus Took a Nap

When considering “what would Jesus do?” let’s remember that flipping tables over is a possibility. So is having a fish fry (for breakfast). When the wind and waves picked up, and the disciples thought they were going to die, they … Continue reading

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Freedom in Christ

God desires for you to be free. We need to define our terms and names to be sure what we mean by free. We are free from sin when we belong to Christ.

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Where Was God?

Today was our first day back in person since March 15th. Today’s sermon picks up in Genesis 22, the same text we read last week on Father’s Day.  

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Father Abraham

In some ways Abraham, as the father of Isaac, was like our heavenly Father. In other ways he was not. At some point every analogy breaks down but that doesn’t mean they are not helpful to our understanding. Every relationship … Continue reading

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The Christian Church

What do we mean by New Testament Christian Church? What was different about the early Jerusalem Christians who were Jews and continued to meet in the Temple? The difference is Christ and it should be obvious. Join us as we … Continue reading

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Day of Pentecost: Peter’s Sermon

We started Peter’s sermon last week on Pentecost Sunday. Today we get to the “good sfuff” of the first Christian sermon and the beginning of the New Testament Church.

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Day of Pentecost

Jesus appeared to many, in crowds large and small, for 40 days after his resurrection. Ascension Day is 40 days after Easter and Jesus commanded his followers one final time to wait in Jerusalem for the promise. Pentecost is celebrated … Continue reading

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