Weekly sermons from FBC Sorrento

“Eternal Food” John 6:26-51

Sunday Morning Sermon Series:  “Eternal Food”  John 6:26-51 The Jews had an erroneous focus on a worldly king, national redemption, political Messiah, and earthly prosperity. They had the Prophets and Writings of God, the Temple and priesthood, but they looked to national liberation and prosperity foretold in their scriptures. What was also foretold in those…

“Crossing the Sea” John 6:15-25

Sunday Morning Sermon Series:  “Crossing the Sea”  John 6:15-25 Jesus will let us be alone. He will even allow us to be alarmed. But the same storms which bring chaos, doubt, conflict, and pain in our lives are the same storms over which He is Lord. He will approach His own to either calm the…

“Servant King” John 6:1-15

Sunday Morning Sermon Series:  “Servant King”  John 6:1-15 “The key, beyond our believing in God’s ability and will to use us, lies in the wholeheartedness of our surrender to him. William Booth’s secret is an open one. Asked to explain the phenomenal impact of his life, he replied, ‘For the last eighty years God has…

“Who’s on Trial?” John 5:16-47

“Who’s on Trial?”  John 5:16-47 Although Jesus knew their hearts were hardened toward Him; He offered them, His disciples, and now us evidence for who He is. He was not on trial but they were. The mother of all questions came from Jesus: “Who do you say that I am?” Jesus offered us evidence not…

“A Mat Without A Man” John 5:1-17

Sunday Morning Sermon Series:  “A Mat Without A Man” John 5:1-17 Though revolving around a miracle, this passage is about the refusal to trust Jesus’ clear authority over nature, health, sin, and (later) even death (vv. 28-29). John’s Gospel account divides those who encountered Jesus by those who believed and are saved, and those who…

“A Servant Leader” Acts 6:1-7

Sunday Morning Sermon Series:  “A Servant Leader” Acts 6:1-7 A deacon in the Southern Baptist Church is an office of service. The term is used of “serving tables” (deacon tables) and is stated in Acts 6, and the Greek term for table is used for more than food. It also is used of money tables.…

“Words, Witness, and Works” John 4:27-54

Sunday Morning Sermon Series:  “Words, Witness, and Works”  John 4:27-54 Jesus didn’t stay long where He got too much attention and He visited people and places where He’d not typically be accepted. Seems counter-intuitive to us. But to God, such is necessary. Paradoxically, those from whom He came needed more evidence to believe in Him,…

“Wellspring of Worship” John 4:1-26

Sunday Morning Sermon Series: “Wellspring of Worship” John 4:1-26 When I attempt to create witnessing opportunities, I find that people are not looking For God or His righteousness (Ro. 3:10-11).  That is why I have to point to sin (theirs and mine) and the necessity for repentance, sacrifice, substitution, righteousness, and mercy.  Jesus is the…