“The Word of Salvation” part 3

Sunday Morning Sermon Series:  “The Word of Salvation” part 3 The Sacrificial Word Throughout Scripture, God repeats that He does not delight in the sacrifice of burnt offerings (e.g. 1 Sam. 15:22; Pss. 40:6; 50:8; 51:16; Prov. 21:3; Hos. 6:6; Heb. 10:5-7).  Why?  Because He’d rather enjoy obedience.  When we trust and obey Him, there…

“The Word of Salvation” part 2

Sunday Morning Sermon Series: “The Word of Salvation” part 2 “The Living Piercing Word” A large portion of today’s sermon will consist of quotations/sermons from others who have acknowledged the utter uniqueness of Jesus and the unparalleled impact He has had on history. So too with the Scriptures, which all point to the person and…

“Righteous Redeemer” Luke 4:18

Sunday Morning Sermon Series:  “Righteous Redeemer”  Luke 4:18 The Declaration of Independence is a document that acknowledges humans’ unalienable rights endowed by our “Creator” who is God of “Nature” and Nature’s “Laws” (legislative), “Supreme Judge” (judicial), and who governs “Providence” (executive). The Declaration of Independence is a profound yet simple document of words. But it…

“The Word of Salvation” part 1

Sunday Morning Sermon Series: “The Word of Salvation” part 1 “The Condemning Word” part 1 To condemn people is not our prerogative. To condemn political correctness is. Such is not being political but being biblical. Politics is the use of deceptive rhetoric in order to grab, maintain, and gain power and nothing more. It is…

“The Word of Incarnation” part 3

Sunday Morning Sermon Series:  “The Word of Incarnation” part 3 “The Word of the Living Temple” We considered the Word of the Tabernacle and how the Church is a large part of the fulfillment of it.  Perhaps a little less foreign to you is the concept of Jesus himself being the Temple.  No doubt that…

“The Word of Incarnation” part 2

Sunday Morning Sermon Series:  “The Word of Incarnation” part 2 “The Word of the Tabernacle” There are some circles of Christian study groups, sermons, books, and teachings which go into great details of the Tabernacle and its furnishings.  Such are very helpful in pointing to multiple aspects of the person and work of Christ.  However,…

“The Word of Incarnation” part 1

Sunday Morning Sermon Series:  “The Word of Incarnation” part 1 The Word Preincarnate part 1 The Word of the LORD is a person; but before the incarnation of the Word, God’s people experienced the Word manifested in various ways (Heb. 1:1-2).  Samuel heard the audible Word. Abraham saw, sat with, spoke with, and ate with…