Sermons on Holy Spirit

One Book: 2 Peter

Beware If you were facing death in the near future, and you could write one last letter to people that you love, what would you write? You would probably fill the pages with sentimentality, encouragement, and well-wishes. Well, when the apostle Peter had a chance to write such a letter, he included a little bit […]

One Book: Galatians

Galatians: Freed for Freedom In most of Paul’s letters that we read in the New Testament, he took a good bit of time at the beginning of each one to compliment and encourage the recipients of that letter. But with the Galatians, Paul doesn’t pull any punches; he just dives right in! He is perplexed by them, […]

Building Together: Value 4

Continuationist Pneumatology We are continuing our preaching series called Building Together, which is designed to cover seven values that we hold to as a church and that we share in common with a group of churches (Sovereign Grace Churches) that we are interested in potentially joining. This week’s sermon covers the 4th value, Continuationist Pneumatology, […]

One Book: Joel

Joel: The Great & Terrible Day of the Lord In the first section of the book of Joel (1:1-2:11), the prophet describes God fighting against His people as a result of their rebellion and disobedience. In the immediate context, locusts and a great army are positioned to attack God’s people and cause great devastation. It seems […]

One Book: Ezekiel

Ezekiel: The Dead Made Alive Do we really believe that God can raise the dead? Ezekiel was one of God’s prophets, sent to speak to Israelites already in exile about God’s judgment on Jerusalem. But he didn’t just focus on the judgment – he turned their eyes forward to what God would do in the […]

Spirit-Empowered Witness

Acts 4:1-31 Because we live in a society that widely accepts and perhaps even endorses Christianity, it is easy to be lulled into a secular version of Christianity. It’s a powerless version where we all know the stories, and if asked we answer the questions. Jesus died to save us, be good, be nice, be […]