Sermons from December 2018

Sermons from December 2018

The Promised Rescuer Arrives – Matthew 1:18-25

In the “Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe,” Mr. Tumnus tells Lucy,  “There is a curse in Narnia. It is always winter. Never Christmas.” Maybe you look at your life, and you feel that it is always winter but never Christmas. Maybe you are simply in a season of your life where you feel that it is always winter but never Christmas. When Aslan came back to Narnia, the curse of the White Witch that had frozen the land began…

The Promised Rescuer – Genesis 3:15

John 3:16 is in the Bible because Genesis 3:15 is in the Bible! Right after the first sin, Jesus was promised. We will see two main truths that point to the promise of Jesus from Genesis 3:15… 1) Jesus Was Promised to Come From the Time Darkness Entered the World. 2) Jesus Was Promised to Defeat Satan and His Power

The Gospel From the Air (#5 of 5 in the “Good News” Sermon Series

Over the last four Sundays we have looked at a framework for understanding and explaining the gospel that is mostly from Romans 1-4 but also all over the Bible, and it was what you could call “The Gospel on the Ground.” In other words, it is the gospel up close and personal, viewing the gospel from the angle of how it applies to us directly. But the Bible also gives the big picture of the gospel, which is what Matt Chandler…

Response (#4 of 5 in the “Good News” Sermon Series)

We see 2 main calls to respond to the gospel in Scripture: repent and believe (Mark 1:14-15, Acts 2:37-38, Acts 20:21). We need to understand what both of these responses to the good news means. Listen above to think about what the Bible has to say about this. Two main truths begin to emerge: 1) The Bible tells us to turn from our rebellion against God [repentance]. 2) The Bible tells us to turn to God in faith in Jesus…