Saturday, September 24, 2016

9/18/16 Ephesians 4 "Love and Unity in the Local Church"

"...with all humility and gentleness and patience and love-be diligent to preserve the unity. But how do we do this?

Love and Unity in the Local Church

9/11/16 Exodus 20:1-21 "Knowing the God of the Ten Commandments"

We need to study God to know how to worship Him and how to fulfill the First Commandment. Using the scriptures and the help of the Larger Catechism this message helps the believer understand how to fulfill the 1st commandment and how they might break it.

Knowing God

9/11/16 1 Timothy 4:6-11, 6:3 "Christ's Plan For Building the Church"

Jesus has a plan to build His church: the teaching and proclamation of the truth. His plan is for elders to teach the inspired words of the faith and doctrine. This command is seen in 1 Timothy, and in other Pastoral Epistles written by Paul to Timothy.

Christ's Plan For Building the Church

Friday, September 9, 2016

9/04/16 John 8:31-36 "The Doctrine of Christian Freedom"

There are privileges in Christian Freedom. We have freedom from the doncemnation of the law. We can live free from spiritual and eternal death. We are justified, not by our works or goodness-we are free frm the condemnation of the law. We are free also from the power of Satan. It is good to contemplate such privileges.
The Doctrine of Christian Freedom

8/28/16 Exodus 20:2-3 "The First Commandment: You Shall Have No Other God's Before Me"

The First Commandment

8/28/16 John 14:15 "The Connection Between Law and Love"

The world has all kinds of definitions of love, but there is only one love that is true. What is this love? What does love look like on earth? What is the connection between love and the commandments?
Law and Love

Saturday, September 3, 2016

8/21/16 Exodus 20:1-17 "Introduction to the Ten Commandments"

An Introduction to the Ten Commandments

8/21/16 Hebrews 13:17 "What are the Responsibilities of the Church to its Leaders?"

God has supplied us with pastors to teach us the whole council of God; to teach us how to live as a Christian in a fallen world. We as church members should seek such men for our leaders. And thus we should also ask ourselves such a question:
What are the responsibilities of the church to its leaders?

8/14/16 1 Timothy 1:5 "Love From a Pure Heart"

Last week the message focused on the big picture of God's plan from eternity past to eternity future. This week the focus will be on the simple picture. We are asked to consider what this focus is in terms of God's will for us.
Love From a Pure Heart