Sermons from August 2021

Sermons from August 2021

When Spiritual Leaders Let Us Down

Numbers 20:1-13 Spiritual leaders will disappoint us. We are all held accountable by God. God will show Himself holy anyway. The sinfulness of our heroes confirms that only a holy God can help us with our essential needs.

Love in Deed

1 John 3:11-18 The foundation of our love for others is Christ’s love for us. 3 Characteristics of Christ-like love: Love is sacrificial (1 John 3:16) Love is selfless (1 John 3:17) Love is sincere (1 John 3:18)

Does Anyone Speak Truth Anymore?

Psalm 12:1-8 People abuse language (Psalm 12:1-4). They lie. They manipulate. They boast. God’s words are pure and trustworthy (Psalm 12:5-8). He speaks. He intervenes. He preserves.

The Relief of Forgiveness

Psalm 32:1-11 A guilty conscience takes a toll (Psalm 32:3-4). God will forgive us when we acknowledge and confess our sin (Psalm 32:5). When there is no confession, the waters pile up behind the dam, creating immense pressures on the wall, but as soon as the floodgate is opened, the waters subside and the pressures diminish. Peter Cragie, Word Biblical Commentary: Psalms 1-50 (Columbia: Word Inc., 1983), 267. God is the way out of the problem (Psalm 32:6-7). Surrender is…