Light and heat are inseparable from a candle's flame. So also faith and love are inseparable from the Christian life... Hear the full audio of "There is No Fear in Love" A sermon on 1 John 4:16-21 / First Sunday after Trinity / 23 June 2019 1 John 4:16-21 (ESV) 16 So we have come to … Continue reading There is No Fear in Love
We all love a moving conversion story: Here a man whose life is decisively marked by his obedience to the Law and expertise in holy writ is told even he must be born again--by water and the Spirit! Such new birth might rightly be called 'labor,' but the Holy Spirit does all the work of … Continue reading You Must Be Born Again!
"If" is a spiritually dangerous word when it passes Satan's lips, but from our Lord's lips, it's full of promises now fulfilled... Hear the full audio of "We Will Make Our Home With Him" A sermon on John 14:23-31 / Day of Pentecost / 9 June 2019 Thanks for reading or listening. Share with a … Continue reading We will Make Our Home with Him
Our ascended Lord Jesus lives and reigns! He promised and has given the Helper to cause you to walk in His ways: love and hospitality, divine speech and service in the strength God provides... Hear the full audio of "Good Stewards of God's Grace" A sermon on 1 Peter 4:7-14 / Seventh Sunday of Easter … Continue reading Good Stewards of God’s Grace
Our Eternal Father, with infinite wisdom and mercy enduring forever, delights to hear His children's temporal cries for help in our present needs. God lovingly responds with His good gifts and intervenes with His mighty acts of deliverance. "The Father himself loves you," Jesus says, so "Ask in My Name!" Hear the full audio of … Continue reading Ask in My Name…
Christ promised and sent the Spirit of Truth for you. The Third Person of the Trinity works nearby, within and through you according to His divine purpose. The world holds skewed notions of sin, righteousness and judgment. This Spirit speaks the Truth, He speaks salvation in Christ to hearts mired in lies. Your heavenly Helper … Continue reading The Spirit of Truth
"Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God." (1 Peter 2:16) Hear the full audio of "Using Your Freedom" A sermon on 1 Peter 2:11-20 / Fourth Sunday of Easter / 12 May 2019 From 1 PETER 2:11-20 (ESV) 11 Beloved, I urge you … Continue reading Using Your Freedom