Sermon Archives

Persevering Faith
March 8, 2015

Perseverance and Prayer

Perseverance and Prayer

As Paul opens this letter to the Thessalonian church (1:1–2), he thanks God for working through persecution to make the believers more like Jesus Christ (1:3–12).

March 1, 2015

Christian Living in Light of Christ’s Return

Christian Living in Light of Christ's Return

Paul’s second letter to the Thessalonians encourages these Christians to follow Christ in spite of persecution, looking forward to Jesus’ return to judge the wicked.

January 4, 2015

Isaiah’s Witness to God’s Greatness

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Isaiah's Witness to God's Greatness

In this overview of the prophecy of Isaiah, we examine chapters 1–8 and 40–48.

December 28, 2014

Stir Each Other Up

Stir Each Other Up

Following Jesus Christ involves a responsibility to and for our brothers and sisters in Christ.

December 21, 2014

Do Not Turn Back

Do Not Turn Back

We must run with endurance the course set before us, looking to our pioneer, our leader, the founder and completer of our faith, Jesus Christ.

December 14, 2014

Persevere in Faith

Persevere in Faith

Because of Jesus’ sacrifice for sin and eternal priestly ministry, we can come to God with confidence. Furthermore, in spite of persecution, we must persevere in our faith in Jesus Christ. If we turn away from Jesus Christ, we can only expect judgment and destruction (cf. 10:35–39).

November 30, 2014

A Better Covenant

A Better Covenant

Jesus Christ, the ultimate high priest, is also the mediator of a wonderful new covenant—one which offers eternal forgiveness for sin.

November 23, 2014

Take Heart (part 2)

Take Heart (part 2)

We must communicate God’s Word clearly and challenge souls courageously.

November 23, 2014

Faithfully Preaching the Gospel of Christ

Faithfully Preaching the Gospel of Christ

We must remain faithful to the inspired word of God.

November 16, 2014

A Better High Priest

A Better High Priest

Jesus Christ is a superior high priest to any Old Testament priest because he was called by God to be a priest in Melchizedek’s order, which was superior to Aaron’s order. Furthermore, he holds his priesthood permanently because of his endless life, becoming “the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him.”

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