Sermons by Eric Ryan

How Can I Love?

Text: 1 John 4:7-21 Summary: We’ve already seen in 1 John that a true believer is going to love others. But, how can I? I am still attached to my sin nature! I try, and I fail! God’s solution for our lack of love from one another is that He, being love, would send His…

Who We Are

Text: 1 Peter 2: 9-10 Happy Vision Sunday! What is a church? Why do churches even have a vision in the first place? A church is not a body made up of individuals with individual missions, but rather a body of believers who come together to work toward the mission of God together. Is not…

The Cost

Text: Luke 14: 25-35 Great crowds were following Jesus. He didn’t turn and encourage them or try to hold on to their affection but rather gave them one of the most challenging charges we see from Jesus: “Count the cost” “Take up your cross”. While the grace of the Gospel was won by Christ and…

The King Could Not Sleep

Text: Esther 6 and 7 After a sleepless night, King Xerxes reads the account of when Mordecai saved his life. Fearful nothing was done to honor Mordecai, he consults Haman, who selfishly assumes the king intends to honor him and thus proposes an elaborate plan. Then comes the moment we’ve all been waiting for; Esther…

Your Words are Hard Against Me

Text Malachi 3:13-4:3 Summary God hears the conversations of the people of Israel as they talk amongst themselves. The Israelites see serving God as empty, pointless….vain. They see the Persians around them prospering despite testing God and questioning God’s character. God challenges them by laying out His plan for those who fear Him.