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!
Your faith adds nothing to His finished work, but receives it all as a pure gift of God's grace. Hear the full audio of "Baptized in the Water and the Blood of the Lamb?" A sermon on 1 John 5:6-10; John 19:34-37 (ESV) Good Friday / 30 March 2018 Isaiah 52:13-53:12 (ESV) 13 Behold, my servant shall … Continue reading Baptized in the Water and the Blood of the Lamb?
Hear the full audio of "Now Draw Some Out" A sermon on John 2:1-11 (ESV) Second Sunday after Epiphany; 14 January 2018 (Marriage at Cana by Giotto, 14th century) The alcoholic's favorite miracle--and the first "sign" by which Jesus manifests His glory, such that His disciples believed in Him... John 2:1-11 (ESV) On the third … Continue reading Now Draw Some Out