The Fellowship of the Spirit (2 Corinthians 13:11-14)

The Fellowship of the Spirit (2 Corinthians 13:11-14)

In signing off from the message of 2 Corinthians, Paul uses the expression “the fellowship of the Spirit” in his blessing to these fellow Christians. The expression is also used in Philippians 2. We explore how God’s Holy Spirit holds His people together in fellowship.

Truth-Telling in the Psalms (Psalm 15:1-4)

Truth-Telling in the Psalms (Psalm 15:1-4)

The Psalms are not just worship poetry. They also contain strong ethical teachings, giving us portraits of righteous living. Of the 10 Commandments, the 9th Commandment - not bearing false witness - receives the most treatment in the Psalms. We look at some of these passages and uncover a wide array of dishonest practices which any of us can fall prey to.

Making the Most of 2019 (James 4:14)

Making the Most of 2019 (James 4:14)

How will your 2019 bring you closer to God? Dave Eason challenges us in 3 ways.

The Knock of D.E.A.T.H. (Hebrews 9:27-28)

The Knock of D.E.A.T.H. (Hebrews 9:27-28)

Death comes to us all. But the timing is rather unpredictable for most of us. Reynard Graham explores the preparation for the expiration of our current bodies.

Responses to Questions: Part 11

Responses to Questions: Part 11

Responses to the following:

  1. What does it mean to be delivered to Satan (1 Cor. 5:5; 1 Tim. 1:20)?

  2. I believe bad health, old age, and waiting to die is a burden. What did Jesus mean in Matthew 11:28-30

Christ, Our Mediator (1 Timothy 2:5-6)

Christ, Our Mediator (1 Timothy 2:5-6)

Prophets, priests, and kings once served in the roles of temporary mediators between God and men. But they were all shadows of a permanent mediator who was to come. We explore the Incarnation of God in Jesus, how He is the perfection of Prophethood, Priesthood, and Kingship, and the implications of His position as mediator.

From Trouble to Hope (Hosea 2:14-23)

From Trouble to Hope (Hosea 2:14-23)

We have 4 stories intertwined in Hosea 2: Hosea and Gomer, Achan’s sin at Jericho, the Exodus, and God’s relationship to Israel. But the 5th story in this text is yours. It’s what this text is telling you about how you have treated God and what He has done in response.

Ten Commandments and New Covenant (Matthew 5:17-20)

Ten Commandments and New Covenant (Matthew 5:17-20)

In the 3rd of three sermons on The Ten Commandments, we explore how the New Testament handles the 10 which were the basis of Israel’s Ethical Standards. Do they have relevance to the Christian? And if so, then what advantage do we have of living them out?

Blood Money (Matthew 27:1-10)

Blood Money (Matthew 27:1-10)

The path of Judas Iscariot may be more relevant to you than you care to admit.

Jealous of Others' Gifts (Numbers 11:23-30)

Jealous of Others' Gifts (Numbers 11:23-30)

It’s so easy to fall into a church culture of comparison when it comes to spiritual gifts. We examine an account from Israel’s time in the wilderness which anticipates some of the issues at work many years later in Corinth.