Sermons on Sin

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…

The Fight

Romans 6 describes our true position in Christ. We have a new nature and new identity as children of God. Sin is no longer our slave master. We have a new master, Jesus Christ. But sin still plagues us because we are subject to old habit patterns and the cry of our flesh that will…

Silence

The law was never a means of salvation for Israel. It was always meant to humble the people and make them understand they needed to be forgiven by God’s grace. The law is like a mirror that shows us the depth of our sin. We will examine several of the Ten Commandments to demonstrate exactly…

No Not One

Paul now summarizes everything he has been teaching in Romans 1:18-3:8. He uses a series of quotes from the Old Testament to establish the universal and comprehensive sinfulness of mankind. He covers three main focus points; Character, Conversation and Conduct. But for some his description looks like an exaggeration because it appears true that many…

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),…

Dead

We begin a three-part series called “Immeasurable” that celebrates the amazing, far-reaching grace of God toward us. This good news is set against the reality of the bad news of Ephesians 2:1-3. This description of human nature is so catastrophic that we are rendered hopeless apart from a divine intervention. This is the whole wonder…