Out of the Abundance of the Heart

According to the psalmist, sin which finds its starting point in the heart can be defined as thinking and acting as if God does not exist. Fortunately for us, God corrects this foolishness in time and especially in eternity. The question we face is whether we will learn it now or later. A sermon from… Read More ›

I am the Good Shepherd

Jesus Christ identified Himself with the lowly shepherds of Israel. In doing so, He revealed His care and involvement with His people (i.e. the sheep of His pasture). The sermon from John 10:1-18 (provided below) is intended to further expound the truth that Jesus Christ is the Good Shepherd. Here are the three main points… Read More ›

You Are Never Alone

“You are never alone.” Although this is true of everyone because God is everywhere present, it is especially true for those who believe. Not only did Jesus promise to never leave us nor forsake us (Matt. 28:20) and further promised to send us the abiding Holy Spirit (John 14:16-17), but also those in Him are… Read More ›

Learning Contentment

The spirit of discontent is a fire that burns within our soul and renders us ineffective in our witness of Christ to others. Praise the Lord for His gracious intervention through His Word and Spirit. The Holy Spirit guided the Apostle Paul to not only set before us five outward expressions of inward contentment but… Read More ›

Blessed be God the Holy Spirit

Our Lord Jesus Christ declared to the Apostle Paul that he was sent to the Gentiles “to open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in… Read More ›

Blessed be God the Son

What is the purpose of the cosmos? Unbelief’s ultimate answer is “there is no reason.” For those who trust in Christ alone for salvation, there is a better answer. It found in the Word of God. “For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible…All… Read More ›

Blessed be God the Father

The Apostle Paul begins this epistle of grace by focusing our attention on the source of all blessings, that is the Triune God. We are greatly blessed due to the greatness of the blessedness of God. Then he moves on to reveal and revel in the blessings that each person of the Godhead lavishes upon… Read More ›

Love Proclaimed and Demonstrated

Why should you live in a way that pleases God? Answer: Because of the greatness of God’s love for you (His wonderful blessings in Christ). How do you do so? Answer: Live your life according to God’s great love for you (“walk worthy of your calling”). The Apostle Paul expanded upon these two important points in… Read More ›