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Sermons on 2 Peter

Christianity: The Basics: The Holy Spirit is not a Ghost

Christianity is sometimes shrouded in mystery. Case in point: What does “God in three persons” mean? We understand “God the Father”. We even understand Jesus, “God the Son”. But what is “God the Spirit”? Sometimes we call him the Holy Spirit. Sometimes we call him the Holy Ghost. But who is he? Who better to clear things up for us than Jesus! Through the Bible, he teaches us who the Holy Spirit is, what he does, and how to receive what the Holy Spirit gives.

Christianity: The Basics: The Blessing of Salvation

God has provided numerous spiritual blessings that show us an amazing panoramic view of the great salvation he has provided for us. (1) How do these spiritual blessings come to us? (2) What are some of these spiritual blessings? (3) What enables us to receive these blessings? (4) How can we know if we have them?

Growing God’s Way – Through Bible Study

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Matthew 4:4 Spiritual maturity looks like Jesus. He is our role model and the standard against which all humanity is measured, because He is the only person who has ever lived whose life was perfectly aligned with God’s will (Matthew 22:37-39). When we look at the news, we are confronted…

Growing God’s Way – An Introduction

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY 1 Timothy 4:7-10 As a pastor, I have conversations with lots of people. One thing I’ve learned it that most of use are disappointed with how things have turned out in life. We’re disappointed that we haven’t done a better job preparing for retirement, that we haven’t been a better…

Spiritual Checkup

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY The Christian life is meant to be one of progress and growth. 2 Peter 3:18 says: “Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” How can we know if we are making real spiritual progress, and not merely deceiving ourselves with spiritual activity? You are…

1 Peter – 1 Peter 4:1-6 – How to Shock Your Friends and Neighbors

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 4:1-6 – 12 of 18 SERMON SUMMARY Peter reminds us that because our ultimate citizenship is in heaven, this world isn’t our true home. We are representatives of a different kingdom, and we need to live that way. Like foreign tourists visiting another country, how we conduct…

Questions & Answers – You Can Trust the Bible – Part 1 of 4 – September 2, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Your worldview is the lens through which you interpret everything around you. Two people can receive the exact same information and arrive at totally different conclusions, decisions, or actions based on the lens through which they view the information. Some people spend a great deal of time examining and challenging…

The Mystery of Christmas – The Angle on Angels – Part 2 – December 17, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Many of us are familiar with the story of Jesus’ birth—about his mother’s miraculous pregnancy, about his birth in a manger, about angels announcing his arrival to some shepherds (Luke 1:30-33; 2:8-15). And, of course, many of our favorite Christmas songs mention the role of angels too. Today let’s gain…

Reboot: The Reformation at 500 – Solus Christus — Christ Alone, Our Only Mediator – Part 3 of 6 – September 10, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Christianity had gotten off-course, and so 500 years ago a brave Catholic monk named Martin Luther nailed to the door of a church a list of 95 abuses. In Luther’s day, church leaders competed against the Scriptures for authority. Today, due to globalization, Christianity is just one of many religious…

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