Sermon Archives

Sermons from Westerville Bible Church
January 11, 2014

Evangelism Practiced: Biblical Models of Evangelism

Evangelism Practiced: Biblical Models of Evangelism

In the New Testament, much of the evangelism was done through everyday living, “evangel-living.” This means that every true believer in Jesus Christ bringing the gospel to his or her world through the natural web of relationships that God has supernaturally arranged individually for them. A believer that not only lives a life that reflects the […]

January 11, 2014

Evangelism Empowered: Ingredients of Effective Evangelism

Evangelism Empowered: Ingredients of Effective Evangelism

It is clear from the book of Acts that it as their final yielding to God as true disciples and His filling of them with His Holy Spirit that allowed them to go forth obediently as His witnesses.

January 10, 2014

Evangelism Failed: Causes of Ineffectual Evangelism

Evangelism Failed: Causes of Ineffectual Evangelism

Although the disciples responded immediately to Jesus’ call and followed him, the gospel of Mark records that the disciples: questioned Christ’s authority and leadership (8:31–33; 5:35–43) doubted Christ’s ability to protect and provide (4:35–40; 6:35–52; 8:1–21) suffered spiritual dullness (5:24–34) experienced the power and joy of their calling (6:7–14) experienced reality of the price of their […]

January 10, 2014

Evangelism Initiated: Jesus’ Charge to His Disciples

Evangelism Initiated: Jesus' Charge to His Disciples

The key to effective gospel ministry today is not a total church “makeover” or a new marketing strategy, but evangelistic action of true disciples of Jesus Christ. A true disciple is involved in active personal evangelism: the continuous effort of pursuing opportunities to tell others of Jesus Christ.

January 5, 2014

Help for the Helpless

Help for the Helpless

We start off this year with a great reason to remember that God is all-powerful and merciful and worthy of our praise! David sang, “As for me, I am poor and needy, but the Lord takes thought for me. You are my deliverer; do not delay, O my God” (Ps 40:13). God the Son helps the […]

December 29, 2013

Saul’s Arrest

Saul's Arrest

Saul, on his way to arrest followers of Jesus Christ, was arrested by Jesus Christ and became His follower.

December 24, 2013

A Horn of Salvation

A Horn of Salvation

“Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has visited and redeemed his people and has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David.” Luke 1:68-69

December 22, 2013

Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee

Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee

How and why Jesus came is to impact our values, our judgment, our thinking. The humiliation of the incarnation used by Paul to help believers see the importance of servant-like conduct.

December 15, 2013

The Indescribable Gift

The Indescribable Gift

God’s gift to the world—His only Son, Jesus Christ—is an indescribable gift because it was a personal and sacrificial gift, an undeserved gift of grace, a gift that had eternal impact, and a gift that keeps on giving. Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

December 8, 2013

I’ll Go Where You Want Me to Go

I'll Go Where You Want Me to Go

The work in Samaria was thriving. The gospel was being given to and received in several villages. But in his sovereign will, the Lord gave orders to leave all this.

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