Sermons from December 2021

Sermons from December 2021

Bringing Good News

Luke 2:10-11 Good News Great JoyHappiness is based on what’s happening around us. Joy is based on what’s happening within us. All PeopleGod’s plan is to take the gospel to all people – through his people.

The Glory of God Gifted to Man

2 Peter 1:1-11 God gives precious gives through personal knowledge of Christ Position of privilege (2 Peter 1:1-2) Provisions for eternal life (2 Peter 1:3) Participation in God’s nature (2 Peter 1:4)a. Positional sanctification (1 Cor. 6:9-11; Heb. 10:10)b. Progressive sanctification (1 Thessalonians. 5:23; 2 Cor. 3:18)c. Prospective sanctification/glorification (1 John 3:2; Rom. 8:30) Assurance of eternal security (2 Peter 1:9-11)

The Glory of God in a Manger

Core truth 1: In the Old Testament:  God made a provision, to temporarily dwell with His people. “In the Old Testament, the glory of the Lord was the visible manifestation of the excellence of God’s character.” Wayne Grudem The glory of God is the greatness of God seen visibly. Core Truth 2: In the New Testament:  God became the provision, to eternally dwell with His people. God provided the tabernacle to be with usUntil in Christ he would come to usAnd…

The Light for the Blind

John 9:1-41 A miraculous encounter with the Light. An opportunity to respond to the Light. “We draw people to Christ, not by loudly discrediting what they believe, or by telling them how wrong they are and how right we are, but by showing them a light so lovely, that they want with all their hearts to know the source of it.” Madeleine L’Engle We all tend to minimize our sin. We all tend to doubt the wisdom of God’s law.…