In this message, delivered on Independence Day, Pastor Marc preaches from Isaiah 40:9-24 about “Divine Exceptionalism.” While the claims of “American Exceptionalism” could be questioned and challenged, divine exceptionalism can not! Listen in as Pastor Marc calls us to behold our God, behold ourselves, and behold our Savior.
In this uniquely titled sermon, Pastor Marc shares about how Paul was about to stoop to play the “foolish” game of boasting that his rivals in Corinth were playing (11:16f). But before doing so, Paul wants to make a few things clear in a pre-game talk of sorts (11:1-15). Eloquence does not equal truthfulness. Compensation […]
In Corinth, there was a lot of controversy about who possessed authority–Paul, or the teachers who were trying to discredit him. Here in chapter 10, Paul addresses that controversy, and as we read his words, Pastor Marc reminds us to respect proper authority and to exercise authority properly.
In this sermon, Pastor Marc reveals what should be the fruit of our generosity as Christians. He shows us that our cheerfulness in sowing should be increased by our anticipation of what we reap, what others reap, and what God reaps from our generosity.
In a culture infected by rampant cynicism, how can God’s people handle God’s money with careful integrity? 2 Corinthians 8:16-24 provides a very helpful example for us.
Pastor Marc shares about Paul’s instructions to the church about participating in a collection of an offering for the struggling saints of Jerusalem. This passage contains some of the richest teachings on generosity in all the New Testament. He teaches the Corinthians that the fruit of their generosity should be supplied by the root of […]
In this sermon, Jake Osborn shares from 2 Corinthians 7:2-16 in which Paul concludes his defense of his apostolic authority by recounting how God has used their last confrontation, and how he had confidence this confrontation will also lead to repentance.
In this sermon, Pastor Marc shares how, in our pursuit of holiness, we must loosen our bonds with the world, and strengthen our bond with believers.
In this sermon, Pastor Marc shares from 2 Corinthians 6:3-13 in which Paul lays out his testimony of endurance and how it shows us that we are not only reconciled to God, but we ought to seek reconciliation with each other.
In this sermon, Pastor Marc shares about the “work” of reconciliation, and the “word” of reconciliation. If God has applied Christ’s work of reconciliation to us, he has entrusted the message and ministry of reconciliation to us.