Sermon Archives

Old Testament
June 12, 2015

The Search for Satisfaction

The Search for Satisfaction

Solomon’s purpose in writing Ecclesiastes is clear—he seeks to demonstrate that there are two ways to live: “under the sun” or in “the fear of God.”

May 26, 2015

God Is Loyal to Naomi

God Is Loyal to Naomi

The book of Ruth is a “bridge” between the time of the local judges, a time of great spiritual and moral apostasy (1:1), and the coming kingship of Israel. God was looking for a man after his heart to sit on the throne of Israel. By God’s grace, Ruth’s loyalty made her a part of […]

May 12, 2015

Boaz Is Loyal to Ruth

Boaz Is Loyal to Ruth

Naomi had bigger plans for Ruth and Boaz than just gleaning grain. In this chapter we see not only that Ruth was loyal to Naomi, Boaz was also loyal to Ruth.

April 28, 2015

Ruth Is Loyal to Naomi

Ruth Is Loyal to Naomi

In the second chapter, Ruth makes good on her promise to Naomi. She promised to leave everything she had ever known about life in Moab to go to Israel with Naomi (1:16–17). Now she is in Bethlehem, trying to provide for herself and her mother-in-law.

April 14, 2015

Ruth Is Loyal to the Lord

Ruth Is Loyal to the Lord

Naomi is left alone: no husband, no sons, no land, and no food. She is in Moab, the place of God’s enemies. The quest for food that led her and her family out of Judah, however well-intentioned it seemed at the time, had come to absolutely nothing.

March 31, 2015

Ruth: Loyal Love

Ruth: Loyal Love

The book of Ruth is about loyalty or “kindness.” In this short book, we see over and over loyalty (or a lack of it). The main character of the book of Ruth is God himself, and the book shows God’s loyalty to Naomi, Ruth, Boaz, Elimelech, and the entire nation of Israel!

March 29, 2015

God’s Righteous Ruler

God's Righteous Ruler

On this Palm Sunday let’s worship the overlooked Jesus who became our Savior and will return as the world’s King.

March 22, 2015

God’s Dear Remnant

God’s Dear Remnant

God does not leave himself without a witness. Those who love and serve him faithfully may be in the minority, but we are not alone. In every age God has a remnant according to the election of grace. Press on in faithfulness, for he who called you is faithful.  

March 15, 2015

God’s Holy Wrath

God's Holy Wrath

Isaiah does not try to conceal God’s righteous wrath, but instead claims that vengeance and fury are his alone.

March 8, 2015

God’s Great Faithfulness

God's Great Faithfulness

The question is not, “Is there a God?” or “Can he deliver?” but “Do I believe this faithful God?”

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