A Master Like No Other
Sunday Nov 12, 2023
The Character and Function of the Pastor
Sunday Nov 5, 2023 | 1 Timothy 1:15
MAIN VERSES: Mark 1:1-8 NASB. ADDITIONAL VERSES: Exodus 23:20, Malachi 3:1, Isaiah 40:3.
Sunday Oct. 29 2023
“𝗕𝗲𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗱, 𝗜 𝘀𝗲𝗻𝗱 𝗠𝘆 𝗺𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗻𝗴𝗲𝗿 𝗮𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗼𝗳 𝗬𝗼𝘂, 𝗪𝗵𝗼 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝘄𝗮𝘆; -- 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝘃𝗼𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗰𝗿𝘆𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗱𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀, ‘𝗠𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗱𝘆 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗮𝘆 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗟𝗼𝗿𝗱, 𝗠𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗛𝗶𝘀 𝗽𝗮𝘁𝗵𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁.’ ” 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗸 𝟭:𝟮𝗯-𝟯 𝗡𝗔𝗦𝗕
Praise God that there are prophesies preparing us for Jesus, there is pardon for sin, and for the powerful Prophet that is without peers.
How to Conduct Yourselves in God's House
Sunday Oct. 22 2023
Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and dissension. Likewise, I want women to adorn themselves with proper clothing, modestly and discreetly, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly garments, but rather by means of good works, as is proper for women making a claim to godliness. 1 Timothy 2:8-10 NASB
MAIN VERSES: 1 Timothy 3:14; 2:1-15. ADDITIONAL VERSES: 1 Corinthians 11:5, 1 Peter 3:3-5; 1 Timothy 3:14; 1 Timothy 5:14; 2 Timothy 3:6; Acts 1:12-14; Acts 18:26; Genesis 2:18; Titus 2:3-5.
Faith Tested by Fire
Sunday Oct. 15 2023
"and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see
Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory," 1 Peter 1:8 NASB
MAIN VERSES: 1 Peter 1:1-9 ADDITIONAL VERSES: 2 Corinthians 4:17; 2 Timothy 3:12; Matthew 5:12; Isaiah 48:10; James 1:1-4; Romans 5:1-5; John 20:29; 1 Peter 4:13; Mark 9:24.
Strangers With a Heavenly Inheritance
Sunday Oct. 8 2023
"𝘁𝗼 𝗼𝗯𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗻 𝗮𝗻 𝗶𝗻𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝘄𝗵𝗶𝗰𝗵 𝗶𝘀 𝗶𝗺𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗶𝘀𝗵𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗳𝗶𝗹𝗲𝗱 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗳𝗮𝗱𝗲 𝗮𝘄𝗮𝘆, 𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗲𝗱 𝗶𝗻 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝘃𝗲𝗻 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘆𝗼𝘂," 𝟭 𝗣𝗲𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝟭:𝟰 𝗡𝗔𝗦𝗕
MAIN VERSES: 1 Peter 1:1-5 ADDITIONAL VERSES:1 Corinthians 9:25 and 15:52; 1 Peter 1:23; 1 Timothy 1:17; 2 Corinthians 1:3-4; Ephesians 1:1-3
Strangers in a Strange Land
Sunday Oct. 1 2023
𝗣𝗲𝘁𝗲𝗿, 𝗮𝗻 𝗮𝗽𝗼𝘀𝘁𝗹𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗝𝗲𝘀𝘂𝘀 𝗖𝗵𝗿𝗶𝘀𝘁, 𝗧𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗼𝘀𝗲 𝘄𝗵𝗼 𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗱𝗲 𝗮𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲𝗿𝘀, 𝘀𝗰𝗮𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗣𝗼𝗻𝘁𝘂𝘀, 𝗚𝗮𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗮, 𝗖𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗮𝗱𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗮, 𝗔𝘀𝗶𝗮, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗕𝗶𝘁𝗵𝘆𝗻𝗶𝗮, 𝘄𝗵𝗼 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗰𝗵𝗼𝘀𝗲𝗻 𝗮𝗰𝗰𝗼𝗿𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗲𝗸𝗻𝗼𝘄𝗹𝗲𝗱𝗴𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗚𝗼𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗙𝗮𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿, 𝗯𝘆 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘀𝗮𝗻𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗳𝘆𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗦𝗽𝗶𝗿𝗶𝘁, 𝘁𝗼 𝗼𝗯𝗲𝘆 𝗝𝗲𝘀𝘂𝘀 𝗖𝗵𝗿𝗶𝘀𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗯𝗲 𝘀𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗸𝗹𝗲𝗱 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗛𝗶𝘀 𝗯𝗹𝗼𝗼𝗱: 𝗠𝗮𝘆 𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗽𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗯𝗲 𝗺𝘂𝗹𝘁𝗶𝗽𝗹𝗶𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝘆𝗼𝘂.
𝟭 𝗣𝗲𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝟭:𝟭-𝟮 NASB
Main verses: 1 Peter 1:1-2. Additional verses: 1 Peter 1:18-25, 1 Peter 2:9; 1 Peter 2:11-12; 1 Peter 5:10-13; 2 Thessalonians 2:13-14; Deuteronomy 29:25-28; Deuteronomy 30:1-5; John 7:35, Matthew 24:31; Romans 1:5; Romans 8:33; Exodus 24:6-18, 1 John 1; James 1:1; Acts 2:23.
The Servant Song
Sunday Sept. 24 2023
But He was pierced through for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; the chastening for our well-being fell upon Him, And by His scourging we are healed. - Isaiah 53:5 NASB
Main verses: Isaiah 52:13-15; Isaiah 53
The Lord's Day
Sunday Sept. 10 2023
Consequently, there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God. For the one who has entered His rest has himself also rested from his works, as God did from His. Therefore let’s make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will fall by following the same example of disobedience. Hebrews 4:9-11 NASB
Main verses: Hebrews 4:1-16
The Biblical View of The Lord's Supper/Communion
Sunday Sept. 3 2023
𝐅𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐬 𝐨𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐧 𝐚𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐛𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐝𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐤 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐮𝐩, 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐢𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐋𝐨𝐫𝐝’𝐬 𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐡 𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐥 𝐇𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬. 𝟏 𝐂𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐬 𝟏𝟏:𝟐𝟔 𝐍𝐀𝐒𝐁 Main verses: Luke 22:14-23 and 1 Corinthians 11:17-34
The four ways to respond to The Lord's Supper: 1. Remember 2. Proclaim 3. Anticipate 4. Judge/examine ourselves
A Biblical View ofthe Bible
Sunday Aug. 27, 2023 | Acts 2:29-42 NASB
𝐏𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐞𝐝, “𝐑𝐞𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐛𝐞 𝐛𝐚𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐝, 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐲𝐨𝐮, 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐧𝐚𝐦𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐉𝐞𝐬𝐮𝐬 𝐂𝐡𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐠𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐬. 𝐀𝐧𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐠𝐢𝐟𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐇𝐨𝐥𝐲 𝐒𝐩𝐢𝐫𝐢𝐭. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐫𝐞𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐰𝐡𝐨 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐟𝐚𝐫 𝐨𝐟𝐟—𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐰𝐡𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐋𝐨𝐫𝐝 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐆𝐨𝐝 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐥.”
𝐀𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝟐:𝟑𝟖-𝟒𝟎 𝐍𝐀𝐒𝐁
Additional verses: Acts 2:21; 36-42; Acts 8:26-40; Acts 10:34-48; Acts 16:12-15, 25-34; Matthew 28:18-20
Sunday Aug. 20, 2023 | Mark 7:31-3
...𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐥𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐮𝐩 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐧 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐚 𝐝𝐞𝐞𝐩 𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐡, 𝐇𝐞 𝐬𝐚𝐢𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐢𝐦, “𝐄𝐩𝐡𝐩𝐡𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐚!” 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐬, “𝐁𝐞 𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐝!” 𝐀𝐧𝐝 𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐰𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐝, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐮𝐞 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐝, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐡𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐠𝐚𝐧 𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐥𝐲. 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐤 𝟕:𝟑𝟒-𝟑𝟓 𝐍𝐀𝐒𝐁
Be opened: Ephphatha. Notice three points from Mark 7:31-37:
- the compassion of Jesus;
- the coming of God;
- the illustration of grace.
How to Resist Temptation
Sunday Aug. 13, 2023 | Luke 4:1-13
Behind every temptation there's always a lie. Today's sermon looks at how we should resist temptation based upon the lie:
- that you need to sin in order to survive (Luke 4:2-4)
- of pleasure for the moment (Luke 4:5-8)
- of God's word out of context (Luke 4:9-12)
The Servant Song
He was the loneliest Man who ever traveled on this earth.
Sunday Aug. 6, 2023 | Isaiah 52:13-53:12
𝐇𝐞 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐚𝐛𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐦𝐞𝐧, 𝐀 𝐦𝐚𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐩𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐫 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐬𝐢𝐜𝐤𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬; 𝐀𝐧𝐝 𝐥𝐢𝐤𝐞 𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐰𝐡𝐨𝐦 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐡𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐬, 𝐇𝐞 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐬𝐞𝐝, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐰𝐞 𝐡𝐚𝐝 𝐧𝐨 𝐫𝐞𝐠𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐇𝐢𝐦. 𝐇𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫, 𝐢𝐭 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐬𝐢𝐜𝐤𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐇𝐞 𝐇𝐢𝐦𝐬𝐞𝐥𝐟 𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐞, 𝐀𝐧𝐝 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐩𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐇𝐞 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐝; 𝐘𝐞𝐭 𝐰𝐞 𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐞𝐥𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐇𝐞 𝐡𝐚𝐝 𝐛𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐚𝐟𝐟𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝, 𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐤 𝐝𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐛𝐲 𝐆𝐨𝐝, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐡𝐮𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝. 𝐁𝐮𝐭 𝐇𝐞 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐩𝐢𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐞𝐬, 𝐇𝐞 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐜𝐫𝐮𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐰𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐝𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬; 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐰𝐞𝐥𝐥-𝐛𝐞𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐥𝐚𝐢𝐝 𝐮𝐩𝐨𝐧 𝐇𝐢𝐦, 𝐀𝐧𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐇𝐢𝐬 𝐰𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐰𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐞𝐝. 𝐀𝐥𝐥 𝐨𝐟 𝐮𝐬, 𝐥𝐢𝐤𝐞 𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐞𝐩, 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐠𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐲, 𝐄𝐚𝐜𝐡 𝐨𝐟 𝐮𝐬 𝐡𝐚𝐬 𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐰𝐚𝐲; 𝐁𝐮𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐋𝐨𝐫𝐝 𝐡𝐚𝐬 𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐰𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐝𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐟 𝐮𝐬 𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐓𝐨 𝐟𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐨𝐧 𝐇𝐢𝐦. 𝐈𝐬𝐚𝐢𝐚𝐡 𝟓𝟑:𝟑-𝟔 𝐍𝐀𝐒𝐁
The Choosing of the Seven
Sunday July 30, 2023 | Acts 6:1-7 NASB
Now at this time, as the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint developed on the part of the Hellenistic Jews against the native Hebrews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily serving of food. Acts 6:1 NASB
The Apostles identify a problem (Acts 6:1) in their church; and find a solution (Acts 6:2-6). The effect is that..."The word of God kept spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith." Acts 6:7 NASB Additional verses: Acts 2:22-38; Acts 2:41-45; Acts 3:15-21; Acts 4:32-5:2; Acts 4:5; Acts 5:14; Acts 5:40-42; Mark 10:42-45; Philippians 1:1; 1Peter 4:10-11; 1 Timothy 3:8-13 NASB.
Matthew 16:13-20 NASB
Sunday July 23, 2023
Today's sermon explores the three roles, three positions of authority within the church:
Christ Jesus has ultimate authority. He commands.
The local church executes His commands.
Pastors and elders teach and preach to the congregation to execute His commands according to the Bible.
Additional verses: Acts 6:1-7; Acts 13:1-4; Acts 13:13-20; Acts 14:21-23; Colossians 1:18; Ephesians 1:20-23; Isaiah 22:15-22; 2 Corinthians 2:5-8; Matthew 18:15-20; 1 Thessalonians 5:12; 1 Timothy 5:17-18 NASB; 1 Corinthians 5 ESV
The Relationship of the Elders and the Church
1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 NASB
Sunday July 16, 2023
Additional verses: 1 Timothy 5:17; Colossians 1:28-29; Hebrews 13:17; Titus 1:9; 1 Thess. 1:9-10; 2:10-11, 3:11-13; 1 Tim. 3:4-5, 12; 1 Tim. 5:17-18; 2 Tim. 2:15 and 4:2; 1 Cor. 4:14.
Metaphors of the Church
Matthew 16:13-20 NASB | Sunday July 9, 2023
Today's sermon explores four metaphors in the Bible of His church: the Body of Christ; the Household of God; the Temple of God; and the Flock of God.
Additional verses: Psalm 27:4; Romans 12:4-5; 1 Corinthians 12:12-27; 1 Peter 5:1-3; John 10:15-16; Ephesians 2:18-22; 1 Peter 4:17; 1 Peter 2:4-5; John 10:26-29; NASB.
1 Peter 5:1-5 NASB | Sunday July 2, 2023
Psalm 23:1-5, 77:52 and 77:20; Ezekiel 34:1-6, 11-16, and 23-24; John 10:11-15; John 21: 15-17; Hebrews 13:20-21; Acts 20:28-29; 1 Peter 2:24-25; Revelation 7:13-17; Isaiah 40:11; Jeremiah 23:1-4; NASB.
Forgiveness Because of God's Grace
Matthew 18:21-35 | Sunday June 25, 2023
The Purpose of the Church
Hebrews 12:22-29 | Sunday June 18, 2023
I Will Build My Church
Matthew 16:13-28 | Sunday June 11, 2023
Perseverance of the Saints
1 Peter 1:1-9 | Sunday June 4, 2023
God's Gracious Purpose
Romans 8:28-30 | Sunday May 28, 2023
1 Corinthians 15:50-58 | Sunday May 21, 2023
The Exalted Servant
Sunday, May 7 2023 | Isaiah 52:13-15 | The Servant Songs
April 30, 2023 | Romans 3:21-31 | The Treasure Entrusted
Sunday April 23 | Acts 20:17-21 |Sermon Series: The Treasure Entrusted
Sunday April 16 | Mark 1:14-15 | Sermon Series: The Treasure Entrusted
Who Is He Who Condemns
Easter Sunday April 9, 2023 | Romans 8:33-34
You Must Be Born Again
Sunday April 2, 2023 | John 2:23-3:18