Sermons from November 2018

Sermons from November 2018

Christ (#3 of 5 in the “Good News” Sermon Series)

We see 3 main truths about the good news, the gospel, in Romans 3:21-26. Salvation is a gift, not something we earn. (3:21-24) Salvation comes only through Christ. (3:24-25) Through His Paying the Price for Us (Redemption) Through His Wrath-Absorbing (Propitiation) Salvation in Christ shows God’s justice and love (3:25b-26)

People (#2 of 5 in the “Good News” Sermon Series)

As it relates to the gospel, there are two main truths about people that we see in the Bible: We are made in God’s image (Genesis 1:26-27 with Genesis 9:6, James 3:9, Romans 8:29). We are sinners and our sin separates us from God (Genesis 3:8-10, Romans 6:23, Romand 3:10-22, Ephesians 2:1-5). Praise God that in each of these 4 sections of verses that talk about the seriousness of our sin before God, we see the hope of the gospel…

God (#1 of 5 in the “Good News” Sermon Series)

In Romans 1-4 we see the basics of the gospel, which answer basic questions about how to have a relationship with God; in other words, how to be “saved.” Who made us, and to whom are we accountable? (God) What is our problem? In other words, are we in trouble and why? (People) What is God’s solution to that problem? How has he acted to save us from it? (Christ) How do I—myself, right here, right now—how do I come…

Remember the Gospel – Nehemiah 13

The book of Nehemiah ends on a note of sadness and uncertainty as the people have failed in following God, again. This shows our desperate need for Christ as the Old Testament is silent for the next 400 years until Jesus comes. Today, we don’t have to wonder if God will remember us for good like it seems Nehemiah was wondering at the end of his life. The gospel gives us the promise that God is working ALL things for…