I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth. This powerful, biblical statement of confession of faith is the opening of the Apostles' Creed. That creed is a summary of the gospel which must be believed. It...Continue ReadingNew Sermon Series Beginning Sunday – The Apostle’s Creed
Psa 23:1-6 A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. (2) He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. (3) He restores my soul. He leads me in paths...Continue ReadingThe Lord is My Shepherd
Gen 50:20 As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today. This Sunday I plan to preach on this verse...Continue ReadingEvil Meant for Good
Rev 12:11 And they have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death. It is one thing to say that we believe the gospel, that...Continue ReadingFaith is our Victory
1Co 13:4-5 Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant (5) or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; Are there or have there been...Continue ReadingThe Wicked Accuse and Assume the Worst
1Jn 4:16-18 So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. (17) By this is love perfected...Continue ReadingIf you are in Christ – God is not mad at you
But when I perceived that the fury of certain bad men had risen to such a height in your realm, that there was no place in it for sound doctrine, I thought it might be of service if I were...Continue ReadingWhy do the Nations Rage?
The following is taken from J.C. Ryle's book Holiness, in the chapter entitled The Cost - But it does cost something to be a real Christian, according to the standard of the Bible. There are enemies to be overcome, battles to be...Continue ReadingConsider the Cost of Following Christ
John Bunyan, author of the Pilgrim's Progress, struggled for years with terrible guilt that he had committed the unpardonable sin. The enemy would, over and over, throw this scripture into his mind: Heb 12:15-17 See to it that no one...Continue ReadingMy Righteousness is in Heaven – Not in Me
Gal 4:16 Have I then become your enemy by telling you the truth? The Galatian Christians had received the gospel from Paul with great thanksgiving. They loved Paul for bringing the good news of Christ to them. But of course,...Continue ReadingWho is Our Real Enemy?