Sermon Archive (Page 2)

God and Work

June 11, 2017 Genesis 1:26-27; 2:1-3, 15  What does the Bible say about work? Does it tell us that work is a necessary evil that we must do so that we can make money to support our lifestyles? Does it teach that our worth is tied to our position at work, or that there are more and […]

Costs and Rewards

May 21, 2017 Galatians 6:1-10 What will it cost us to love others well? It will cost our comfort, our aspirations, and our resources. But if we love others as Christ has loved us, we will have not only the joy of eternal rewards, but present rewards as well. We will have the joy of […]

New Fight

May 14, 2017 Galatians 5:16-26 In Galatians 5:16-26, Paul says that every believer is engaged in a fight between the flesh and the Spirit. The flesh represents the sinful ways we turn our desires of God’s good gifts into abnormal, over-desires. The Sprit, on the other hand, works within us to produce fruit that makes […]

Do We Obey the Law or Not?

May 7, 2017 Galatians 5:1-15  Christians are free in Christ Jesus. Paul writes in Galatians 5:1-12 that we are saved by grace and cannot lose our salvation. We can, however, lose our freedom. We lose our freedom when we try to win God’s favor by obedience to the law. The Gospel frees us from the law, […]

The Dangers of a Watered-Down Gospel

April 30, 2017 Galatians 4:8-20  What harm can come from watering down the Gospel? Paul addresses this question directly by calling the Galatian Christians and us today to reject the false gospel of salvation by works. Such a teaching produces enslavement to the idol of religion. Instead, we are called to embrace the true gospel: […]

Our Adoption in Christ

April 23, 2017 Galatians 4:1-7  In the search for freedom, each of us seeks to understand the fundamental question of who we are. What does the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ have to say about our identity? We see in this passage that only when our fundamental identity is that of an adopted, beloved […]