Sermons on Grace

Fallen

Text: Genesis 2: 15-17; 3: 1-19 The fall of mankind into sin was devastating for the entire universe and for each of us personally. The grand creation of God fell into a state of rebellion and chaos. The fall of man explains what is wrong with the world and exposes the basic motives and impulses…

Bear One Another’s Burdens

Christians are called to help shoulder the burdens of others. And old cliché says, “Many hands make light work.” When the work is resisting sin and walking in the light, the cliché proves true. We all need help. And God has made clear we should expect the church to help carry the burdens of life.

Solas

Text: Various On October 31, 1517, a thirty-three year old priest named Martin Luther nailed 95 questions and statements to the door of The Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany.  The “theses” were designed to spark discussion about some of the practices and theology of the Church…but they did more than that.  Luther’s action ignited a movement…

The Relentless Love of Christ

Romans 8 concludes with a celebration of triumph for the enduring love of God for His people. The amazing promise of 8:28 is followed by rich evidences of God’s love. We discover that He loved you from eternity past (8:29-30). He loves you in the present moment, especially when the voices of condemnation and unworthiness…

But God

After coming through the gloom and stark reality of our basic fallen nature in Eph 2:1-3, Paul is now able to demonstrate the contrast between what we were by nature and what we are by grace. He describes the reason God rescued us (his own mercy), our status as coheirs of Christ (seated with him),…