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“For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:18 (ESV)

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12/4/2022 “Christ, Our Redeemer: A Glorious Prophet” Hebrews 1:1-14

11/27/2022 “Rejoice in God’s Sovereign Will” Habakkuk 3:1-19

11/20/2022 “A Gospel Purpose in Life and Death” Philippians 1:18-26

11/13/2022 “A Good Name and Death” Ecclesiastes 7:1-8

11/6/2022 “Gospel Proclamation, God’s Providence” Philippians 1:12-18

10/30/22 “Praying With Gospel Joy” Philippians 1:3-11

10/23/2022 “Servants and Saints” Philippians 1:1-11

9/16/2022 “And Pray Always” Ephesians 6:10-24

10/9/2022 “Pilgrim Psalm #15: Concluding with the Lord’s Blessing” Psalm 134; Acts 3:11-26

10/2/22 “Pilgrim Psalm #14: Growing in Gospel Unity” Psalm 133; Ephesians 4:1-16

9/25/22 “Pilgrim Psalm #13 II: Worshiping Our Covenant Lord” Psalm 132

9/18/2022 “Pilgrim Psalm #13: Worshipping Our Mighty God” Psalm 132; Acts 7:44-53

9/11/2022 “Pilgrim Psalm #12: Learning Holy Contentment” Psalm 131; Matthew 18:1-6

9/4/2022 “Pilgrim Psalm #11: Waiting Upon God in Prayer” Psalm 130; Romans 3:21-26

8/28/2022 “Pilgrim Psalm #10: Persevering in Persecution” Psalm 129; II Corinthians 4:7-18

8/21/22 “Fear God and Keep His Commandments” Ecclesiastes 12:1-13

8/14/2022 “Pilgrim Psalm #9: Walking in the LORD’s Ways” Psalm 128; Colossians 2:6-15

8/7/2022 “Pilgrim Psalm #8: Building for the LORD’s Glory” Psalm 127; Matthew 7:21-29

7/31/2022 “Pilgrim Psalm #7: Rejoicing in the LORD’s Restoration” Psalm 126; Luke 8:4-15

7/24/22 “Pilgrim Psalm #6: Trusting in Our Good God” Psalm 125; Hebrews 2:5-13

7/17/22 “Pilgrim Psalm #5: Resting in the LORD’s Help” Psalm 124; Matthew 15:21-28

7/10/22 “Pilgrim Psalm #4: Looking to Our Merciful God” Psalm 123; Mark 10:46-52

7/3/22 “Pilgrim Psalms #3: Going to the House of the LORD” Psalm 122; Revelation 21:9-27

6/26/22 “Pilgrim Songs #2: Finding Security in God’s Sovereignty” Psalm 121; Matthew 4:1-11

6/19/22 “Psalms of Ascent #1: Prayerfully Pursuing Peace” Psalm 120; Luke 19:41-48

6/12/22 “God’s Triumphant and Restorative Justice” Obadiah 1:1-21

6/5/22 “Gospel Doctrine, Glorious Doxology” Romans 16:25-27

5/29/22 “Final Greetings: No Solitary Believers” Romans 16:21-23

5/22/22 “Gospel Caution, Gospel Comfort” Romans 16:17-20

5/15/22 “Loving Laborers for The Lord” Romans 16:12-16

5/8/22 “Gospel Greetings: Serving Christ II” Romans 16:1-11

5/1/22 “Gospel Greetings: Serving Christ” Romans 16:1-16

4/24/22 “Come for Breakfast! Jesus’ Gracious Invitation” John 21:1-14

4/17/22 “The Cross of Christ: Our Risen Savior” II Timothy 2:1-13

4/10/22 “The Cross of Christ: Our Obedient Prophet” Luke 9:51-56; 19:28-40

4/3/22 “Striving Together in Scriptural Prayer” Romans 15:30-33

3/27/22 “Paul’s Plans and God’s Providence” Romans 15:22-29

3/20/22 “A Faithful Gospel Ministry” Romans 15:14-21

3/13/22 “Praising the God of Hope” Romans 15:8-13

3/6/22 “Living in Gospel Harmony” Romans 15:5-7

2/27/22 “Living to Please God” Romans 15:1-4

2/20/22 “A Community of Faith” Romans 14:20-23

2/13/22 “Prayer” Matthew 6:5-15

2/6/22 “For the Grace of God Has Appeared” Titus 2:11-15

1/30/22 “Walking in the Love of Christ” Romans 14:13-19

1/23/22 “We Are the Lord’s!” Romans 14:5-12

1/16/22 “Practicing God’s Welcome” Romans 14:1-4

1/9/22 “Waiting in Faith on the Lord” Isaiah 40:1-31

1/2/22 “A Psalm of Firm Faith for 2022” Matthew 7:24-29

12/26/21 “Home With God: Christ’s Second Advent” I Thessalonians 4:13-18

12/19/21 “God Is With Us: A Glorious Hope” John 1:1-18

12/12/21 “A Christmas Meditation” Matthew 1:22-23

12/5/21 “God Is With Us: A Gospel Prophecy in Christ” Isaiah 7:1-25

11/28/21 “For What Shall We Hope” John 18:28-40

11/21/21 “Giving to the Lord: Worshipful Giving” 1 Chronicles 16:8-36

11/14/21 “Giving to the Lord: Costly Compassion” Luke 10:25-37

11/07/21 “Gospel Hope for God’s Church” Romans 15:1-12

10/31/21 “Living By God’s Law of Love” Romans 13:8-14

10/24/21 “The Tongue: With It We Bless and With It We Curse” James 3:1-12

10/17/21 “What About Government? Submitting to God’s Authority” Romans 13:1-7

10/10/21 “Triumphant Love: Resisting Revenge” Romans 12:19-21

10/3/21 “Living in Gospel Peace: Labors of Love” Romans 12:14-18

9/26/21 “Ordinary Christian Living: Real Gospel Love” Romans 12:9-13

9/19/21 “The Impact of Grace” Romans 12:3-8

9/12/21 “How Then Should Christians Live?” Romans 12:1-2

9/5/21 “Practical Religion: Hope, Patience, Prayer” Romans 12:12

8/29/21 “Trusting The LORD in Trying Times: Humble Trust” Philippians 2:19-30

8/22/21 “Trusting The LORD in Trying Times: Unshakeable Trust” Hebrews 12:18-29

8/15/21 “Trusting the LORD in Trying Times: Salvation Trust” Matthew 4:1-11

8/8/21 “Trusting the LORD in Trying Times: Prayerful Trust” Matthew 26:46-56

8/1/21 “Trusting the LORD in Trying Times: Unfailing Trust” 1 Samuel 21:1-9; 22:6-23

7/25/21 “Trusting the LORD in Trying Times: Holy Trust” Psalm 37:1-40

7/18/21 “Trusting the LORD in Trying Times: Personal Trust” Psalm 31:1-24

7/11/21 “Trusting the LORD in Trying Times: Redemption Trust” Colossians 1:9-15

7/4/21 “Trusting the LORD in Trying Times: Prayerful Trust” Luke 22:39-53

6/27/21 “Trusting the Lord in Trying Times: Triumphant Trust” Romans 4:1-8

6/20/21 “A Primer on Praise: Giving God All the Glory” Romans 11:33-36

6/13/21 “Exterminate the Spiritual Termites in Your House” Colossians 3

6/6/2021 “A Gospel Mystery: God’s Abundant Mercy” Romans 11: 25-32

5/30/21 “God’s Kindness and Severity: His Gracious Grafting” Romans 11:11-24

5/23/2021 “Sovereign Grace: Israel’s True Assurance” Romans 11:1-10

5/16/21 “Have You Heard the Good News?” Romans 10:14-21

5/9/21 “Jesus is Lord” Romans 10:5-13

5/2/21 “Praying for Gospel Salvation” Romans 10:1-4

4/25/21 “Christ the Stumbling Stone” Romans 9:30-33

4/18/21 “Contend for the Faith” Jude 1

4/11/21 “Loving God, Longing to Worship” John 4:1-26

4/4/21 “Jesus, Our Risen Savior” Luke 24:1-12

3/28/21 “Jesus, Our Promised Savior” Luke 18:31-34, Luke 19:29-40

3/21/21 “The Riches of God’s Glory” Romans 9:19-29

3/14/21 “God’s Mercy: The Biblical Doctrine of Election” Romans 9:6-18

3/7/21 “Sorrowing for Israel: ‘My brothers, My kinsmen'” Romans 9:1-5

2/28/21 “Are You Sure? Secure in God’s Love” Romans 8:38-39

2/21/21 “More Than Conquerors: Victory in Jesus” Romans 8:37

2/14/2021 “The Undying Love of Christ” Romans 8:35-36

2/7/21 “Charges, Condemnation, and Christ” Romans 8:33-34

1/31/21 “Gospel Security: ‘God is for Us'” Romans 8:31

1/24/21 “God’s Golden Chain of Salvation: Grace and Glory” Romans 8:29-30

1/17/21 “Gospel Comfort: Loving Our Sovereign God” Romans 8:28

1/10/21 “Scriptural Hope: Living With Gospel Purpose” Romans 15:1-13

1/3/21 “A Psalm for 2021: Thanking God in Troubling Times” Luke 17:11-19

12/27/20 “The Lord Has Provided” Acts 6:1-7

12/20/20 “God’s Most Gracious Gift: A Sure Salvation” Romans 8:32

12/13/20 “Christmas Service” Matthew 1:21

12/6/20 “God’s Most Gracious Gift: A Conquering Son” Isaiah 9:1-7

11/29/20 “God’s Most Gracious Gift: A Costly Sacrifice” Genesis 22:1-19

11/22/20 “Help for Praying Christians: God’s Spirit” Romans 8:26-27

11/15/20 “Our Resurrection Bodies: Groaning, Waiting, Hoping” Romans 8:22-25

11/8/20 “From Suffering to Glory” Romans 8:18-21

11/1/20 “Abba! Father!” Romans 8:15-17

10/18/20 “Killing Sin: Living as God’s Sons” Romans 8:12-14

10/11/20 “Real Life in the Spirit” Romans 8:9-11

10/4/20 “Spiritually Minded: God’s Gracious Contrasts” Romans 8:5-8

9/27/20 “No Condemnation: Gospel Assurance in Christ” Romans 8:1-4

9/20/20 “A Thankful Wretch: Delighting in God’s Law” Romans 7:21-25

9/13/20 “A Believer’s Battle With Sin” Romans 7:13-20

9/6/20 “Law and Gospel: Christians Need Both” Romans 7:7-12

8/30/20 “Trusting God in Fearful Times” Luke 12:4-7

8/23/20 “The Son of Man Lifted Up” Numbers 21:4-9; John 3:1-21

8/16/20 “The New Way of the Spirit” Romans 7:1-6

8/9/20 “Eternal Life in Christ” Romans 6:20-23

8/2/20 “Grace-Fueled Obedience” Romans 6:15-19

7/26/20 “Living Under Grace” Romans 6:12-14

7/19/20 “Dead to Sin, Alive in God” Romans 6:5-11

7/12/2020 “Walking in Union with Christ” Romans 6:1-4

7/5/20 “Christ’s Greater Reign of Grace” Romans 5:18-21

6/28/20 “God’s Abounding Grace to Sinners” Romans 5:15-17

6/21/20 “Sin, Death, and Salvation Hope” Romans 5:12-14

6/14/20 “Christ Died For Us” Romans 5:6-13

6/7/20 “The Joyful Fruits of Our Justification” Romans 5:1-5

5/31/20 “God’s Gospel Promise of Hope” Romans 4:13-25

5/24/20 “Father Abraham’s Saving Faith: Old Testament Gospel” Romans 4:9-12

5/17/20 “Glad Worship: Coming to the Lord’s House” Psalm 122; Hebrews 12:22-29

5/10/20 “Abraham: God Justifies the Ungodly” Romans 4:1-8

5/3/20 “Gospel Certainties in Uncertain Times” Romans 3:21-31

4/26/20 “The Path to Joy Fulfilled in the Lord Jesus Christ” Psalm 16; Acts 2:22-36

4/19/20 “How Bad Is It? Our Sin, God’s Salvation” Romans 3:9-20

4/12/20 “A Resurrection Faith: Undying Peace With Jesus” John 20:19-31

4/5/20 “The Cross of Christ: Our Crucified Savior” John 19:16-27

3/29/20 “Following God’s Path for Peace” Psalm 85; John 14:27-31

3/22/20 “God’s Peace in Great Storms: A Psalm for a Pandemic” Psalm 29; Romans 14:17

3/15/20 “May The God of Peace Be With You All” Romans 15:30-33

3/8/20 “Answering the Tough Questions of Faith” Romans 3: 1-8

3/1/20 “A Matter of the Heart: Considering Circumcision” Romans 2:25-29

2/23/20 “Revealing Religious Hypocrisy: Gospel Humility” Romans 2:17-24

2/16/20 “Gospel Judgment” Romans 2:12-16

2/9/20 “God’s Judgment, God’s Kindness” Romans 2:1-11

2/2/20 “The Holy Wrath of Our Holy God” Romans 1:18-32

1/26/20 “Proclaiming Our Faith in Christ” Romans 1:8-17

1/19/20 “Gospel Greetings: For Sinners and Saints” Romans 1:1-7

1/12/20 “A Gospel Entrance Into Romans” Romans 5:1-2

1/5/20 “A Psalm for 2020: Living for God’s Glory” Psalm 115

12/29/19 “Christ and Him Crucified” 1 Corinthians 1:18-31

12/22/19 “Gospel Joy at Christmas #4: Remember Christ Our Savior!” Luke 2:1-21

12/15/19 “A Christmas Meditation” Ephesians 1:7

12/8/19 “Gospel Joy at Christmas #2: The Sun of Righteousness” Malachi 4:1-6

12/1/19 “Gospel Joy at Christmas #1: For All Nations” Haggai 2:1-9

11/24/19 “Giving Thanks: A Gospel Sacrifice” John 6:1-15

11/17/19 “Gosepel Service for Christ” Mark 1:29-34

11/10/19 “God’s Great Mercy for Great Sinners” 2 Samuel 24:1-25

11/3/19 “David’s Mighty Men, David’s Mightier LORD” 2 Samuel 23:8-39

10/27/19 “David’s Last Words: Finishing Strong” 2 Samuel 23:1-7

10/20/19 “David’s Parting Psalm: Rejoicing in God’s Rescue” 2 Samuel 22:44-51

10/13/19 “Long Live The King!” 2 Kings 11:1-20

10/6/19 “David’s Parting Psalm: None Like the LORD!” 2 Samuel 22:21-43

9/29/19 “David’s Parting Psalm: Calling Upon the LORD” 2 Samuel 22:1-20

9/22/19 “Slaying the Giants, Sparing the Lamp” 2 Samuel 21:15-22

9/15/19 “The LORD’s Costly Mercy: Dealing With Past Sins” 2 Samuel 21:1-14

9/8/19 “Another Rebellion? Clinging to the King” 2 Samuel 20:1-26

9/1/19 “Sowing In Tears, Reaping With Joy” Psalm 126; Luke 8:4-15

8/25/19 “A Joyful Obedience” Psalm 81; Colossians 3:12-17

8/18/19 “Learning About Joy In The Wilderness” Psalm 63; John 4:1-26

8/11/19 “The Joy of God’s Forgiveness” Psalm 32; Romans 4:1-12

8/4/19 “A Vision of Victory: Prayer, Faith, and Worship” 2 Chronicles 20

7/28/19 “Joy Comes In the Morning” Psalm 30; John 16:16-24

7/21/19 “Singing With Confident Joy” Psalm 27; Acts 13:44-52

7/7/19 “Receiving God’s Joy, Resting in Peace” Psalm 4; Ephesians 4:25-32

6/30/19 “The King’s Return: Showing Mercy” 2 Samuel 19:16-43

6/23/19 “God’s Grieving King: Hope After Heartbreak” 2 Samuel 19:1-15

6/16/19 “Learning How to Bless the Lord” Psalm 103; Ephesians 1:1-14

6/9/19 “Is It Well? Defeat, Death, and Distress” 2 Samuel 18:1-33

6/2/19 “The Lord’s Triumphant Providence” 2 Samuel 17:1-29

5/26/19 “Assurance in Affliction” 2 Samuel 16:1-23

5/19/19 “Running From A Rebellious Son” 2 Samuel 15:1-37

5/12/19 “Bringing Back The Outcast” 2 Samuel 14:1-33

5/5/19 “A Family’s Shameful Depravity: Where is God?” 2 Samuel 13:1-39

4/28/19 “Time to Come to Your Senses” Jeremiah 5:1-31

4/21/19 “The Lord Has Risen Indeed!” Luke 24:28-35

4/14/19 “Glorious Peace in Christ” Luke 19:28-40

4/7/19 “God’s Sufficient Grace” 2 Samuel 12:15-31

3/31/19 “David’s Repentance: Grace for Guilty Sinners” 2 Samuel 12:1-15

3/24/19 “David’s Deadly Sin” 2 Samuel 11:1-27

3/17/19 “Rejecting the King’s Kindness” 2 Samuel 10:1-19

3/10/19 “Showing the Kindness of God” 2 Samuel 9:1-13

3/3/19 “Our Victorious King” 2 Samuel 8:1-18

2/24/19 “A Servant’s Grateful Prayer” 2 Samuel 7:18-29

2/17/19 “At Home With Our Covenant God” 2 Samuel 7:1-17

2/10/19 “Worshipping Our Holy God” 2 Samuel 6:1-23

2/3/19 “Trust in God” Jeremiah 17:1-13

1/27/19 “A Great King, A Greater God” 2 Samuel 5:1-25

1/20/19 “Holy Justice: The LORD My Redeemer” 2 Samuel 4:1-12

1/13/19 “A Bloody Beginning: A Guiltless King?” 2 Samuel 3:25-39

1/6/19 “A Gospel Prayer For The Church” Psalm 67:1-2; Genesis 12:1-9

12/30/18 “After Darkness, Light: Hopeful Living in 2019” Hebrews 6:13-20; Psalm 142

12/23/18 “Our Glorious Savior: Real Christmas Joy” Hebrews 1:3

12/9/18 “Our Glorious Savior: Living With Gospel Hope” Habakkuk 2:2-20

12/2/18 “Our Gracious Savior: Christ’s Gracious Comfort” Isaiah 40:15

11/25/18 “Learning to Thank the LORD” 2 Chronicles 7:1-3

11/18/18 “David’s Long War” 2 Samuel 3:1-25

11/11/18 “War and Peace” 2 Samuel 2:12-32

11/4/18 “Whose Kingdom Are You Building?” Matthew 16:21-28

10/28/18 “A Gracious Start For God’s King” 2 Samuel 2:1-11

10/21/18 “David’s Loving Lament: First We Grieve” 2 Samuel 1:17-27

10/14/18 “Death, Deceit, and Divine Design” 2 Samuel 1:1-16

10/7/18 “Strength for Struggling Saints” John 11:25-44

9/30/18 “Praying With a Glorious Hope” John 17:24-26

9/23/18 “Praying With A Glorious Purpose” John 17:20-23

9/16/18 “Taste and See that the LORD is Good” Psalm 34

9/9/18 “Praying With Joyful Purpose” John 17:13-19

9/2/18 “Jesus Prays For Us!” John 17:6-12

8/26/18 “Praying for God’s Glory” John 17:1-26

8/19/18 “Lament #10: Hope for the Needy Believer” Psalm 140; Romans 3:9-20

8/12/18 “Lament #9: Praying In Pain” Psalm 102; Hebrews 1:1-14

8/5/18 “Lament #8: Crying Out To Our Saving God” Psalm 79; 2 Thessalonians 1:1-12

7/29/18 “Lament #7: Deliverance After Destruction” Psalm 74

7/22/18 “Lament #6: Rejoicing on the Battlefront!” Psalm 64

7/15/18 “Lament #5: Learning to Wait on the LORD” Psalm 38

7/8/18 “Lament #4: Magnifying the LORD in Dark Days” Psalm 35

7/1/2018 “Lament #3: Hope in Our Hearing God” Psalm 28

6/24/18 “Lament #2: Persevering in Prayer” Psalm 17

6/17/18 “Lament #1: When God Seems Distant” Psalm 10:1-18

6/10/18 “Finishing With Grace” 2 Timothy 4:18-22

6/3/18 “God’s Strength in Dark Days” 2 Timothy 4:9-17

5/27/18 “Finishing Strong in the Faith” 2 Timothy 4:6-8

5/20/18 “Preach The Word: Heralding Gospel Hope” 2 Timothy 4:1-5

5/13/18 “Biblical Christians: Our Persevering Faith in Christ” 2 Timothy 3:10-17

5/6/18 “The Last Days: Hope Despite Spiritual Darkness” 2 Timothy 3:1-9

4/29/18 “Honorably Serving the Lord” 2 Timothy 2:20-26

4/22/18 “Singing Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs” Colossians 3:1-17

4/15/18 “Rightly Handling God’s Word: A Gospel Worker” 2 Timothy 2:14-19

4/8/18 “Joyful Living: A Post-Easter Psalm” Psalm 16; Acts 2:14-36

4/1/18 “Our Risen Savior! Declaring the Gospel Hope” Mark 16:1-8

3/25/18 “The Cross of Christ: Gospel Anticipation” Luke 18:31-34

3/18/18 “Remember Jesus Christ! Gospel Basics” 2 Timothy 2:8-13

3/11/18 “The Call to Faithful Living” 2 Timothy 2:3-7

3/4/18 “The Persevering Power of Grace” 2 Timothy 1:15-2:2

2/25/18 “Suffering For The Gospel: God’s Gracious Purposes” 2 Timothy 1:8-14

2/18/18 “A Sincere Gospel Faith: Ministry Memories” 2 Timothy 1:1-7

2/11/18 “Worshipping Our Majestic God: What is Man?” Hebrews 2:5-18

2/3/18 “Genuine Faith: From Woe to Worship” 1 Peter 1:1-12

1/28/18 “A Dead End for Saul: A Greater King is Coming!” 1 Samuel 31

1/21/18 “Comfort In Crisis: Strengthened In The Lord” 1 Samuel 30:1-31

1/14/18 “A Merciful Deliverance: Joy in God’s Morning” 1 Samuel 29

1/7/18 “A Gospel Start for 2018” Philippians 1:27

12/31/17 “The Greatest Commandment Is Love” Mark 12:28-34

12/24/17 “A Christmas Meditation” Luke 2:20

12/17/17 “Rejoicing In Christ Our Savior: Gospel Peace” Luke 2:1-21

12/10/17 “Rejoicing In Christ Our Savior: A Glorious Promise” Isaiah 45:14-25

12/3/17 “Rejoicing In Christ Our Savior: Our Grave Need” Genesis 3:1-24

11/26/17 “Gracious Guidance: Don’t Ask the Devil for Directions” 1 Samuel 28:1-25

11/19/17 “In Ziklag: How Far Can You Live From God?” 1 Samuel 27:1-12

11/12/17 “God’s Deliverance: Overcoming Sin” 1 Samuel 26:1-25

11/5/17 “From Murder to Marriage: God’s Wise Protection” 1 Samuel 25:1-44

10/29/17 “A Gospel Reformation: Centering on Christ” Matthew 4:12-25

10/22/17 “Living By Grace, Loving Your Enemies” 1 Samuel 24

10/15/17 “A Scriptural Story: God’s Help in Fear” 1 Samuel 23:1-29

10/8/17 “Trusting in God’s Steadfast Love” 1 Samuel 22

10/1/17 “Learning Faith on the Run” 1 Samuel 21

9/24/17 “Elders & Deacons” 1 Timothy 3:1-7

9/17/17 “Unfailing Love Under Fire” 1 Samuel 20:1-42

9/10/2017 “A Grave Sin, A Greater Salvation” 1 Samuel 19:1-24

9/3/17 “The LORD’s Loving Presence” 1 Samuel 19

8/27/17 “The Battle is the LORD’s” 1 Samuel 17:38-58

8/20/17 “David vs. Goliath: Facing God’s Foes” 1 Samuel 17:1-31

8/13/17 “DAVID: God’s Sovereign and Surprising King” 1 Samuel 16:1-23

8/6/17 “Hopeful Psalms for Struggling Saints: Lasting Hope” Psalm 131; Philippians 2:1-13

7/30/17 “Hopeful Psalms for Struggling Saints: A Growing Hope” Psalm 71; Romans 3:21-31

7/23/17 “Fighting the Good Fight” 1 Kings 13:11-34; 1 Timothy 6:3-21

7/16/17 “Hopeful Psalms for Struggling Saint: Gospel Hope” Psalms 65; 1 Thess 5:1-11

7/9/17 “Hopeful Psalms for Struggling Saints: Unshakeable Hope” Psalm 62; Acts 2:22-36

7/2/17 “Hopeful Psalms for Struggling Saints: Joyful Hope” Psalm 43; John 12:27-36

6/25/17 “Hopeful Psalms for Struggling Saints: Saving Hope” Psalm 39 Acts 26:1-11

6/18/17 “Hopeful Psalms for Struggling Saints: Undying Hope” Psalm 33; John 11:25-44

6/11/17 “Prayer” Luke 18:1-8

6/4/17 “The Joy of Christian Giving” Philippians 4:14-20

5/28/17 “Are You Listening to the LORD’s Voice?” 1 Samuel 15:1-35

5/21/17 “Our Saving LORD: Fighting Together in Faith” 1 Samuel 14:1-52

5/14/17 “Saul: Avoiding Spiritual Defeat” 1 Samuel 13:1-23

5/7/17 “Abiding in the Vine” John 15:1-11

4/30/17 “Treasuring God’s Kingdom” Matthew 13:44-46

4/23/17 “Don’t Forget The LORD!” 1 Samuel 12:1-25

4/16/17 “Christ Our Saving King” 1 Timothy 1:15-17

4/9/17 “Christ Our Promised King” Zechariah 9:9-17

4/2/17 “Saul: The Lord Brings His Salvation” 1 Samuel 11:1-15

3/26/17 “Saul: God’s Hidden But Chosen King” 1 Samuel 10:1-27

3/19/17 “Saul: The Lord’s Surprising and Saving Ways” 1 Samuel 9:1-27

3/12/17 “So You Want a King? — Self-Centered Religion” 1 Samuel 8:1-22

3/05/17 “A God-Directed Heart: Raising My Ebenezer” 1 Samuel 7:1-17

2/26/17 “No Coincidences: Standing Before a Holy God” 1 Samuel 6:1-21

2/19/17 “The Heavy Hand of Our Holy God” 1 Samuel 5

2/12/17 “No Glory: Dealing with Divine Defeat” 1 Samuel 4:1-22

2/5/17 “Hearing the Word of the Lord” 1 Samuel 3:1-21

1/29/17 “Gospel Homes in Unholy Times” 1 Samuel 2:12-36

1/22/17 “A Prayerful Heart: Hannah’s ‘Magnificat'” 1 Samuel 2:1-11

1/15/17 “Hannah’s Hard Start: The Prayers God Hears” 1 Samuel 1:1-28

1/8/17 “God’s Enduring Word: True Christian Comfort” Isaiah 40:1-11

1/1/17 “Praying Psalm 40 in 2017: Gospel Help and Hope” Hebrews 10:1-10

12/25/16 “The Cross at Christmas: Joyfully Looking to Jesus” Hebrews 12:2

12/18/16 “A Surprising Plan of Redemption” Ruth 4:1-22

12/11/16 “A Surprising Visit at Night” Ruth 3:1-18

12/4/16 “A Surprising Providence” Ruth 2:1-23

11/27/16 “God’s Surprising Hope After Heartbreak” Ruth 1:1-22

11/20/16 “Brothers Through Blood” James 1:22-2:26

11/13/16 “Final Greetings: Sharing Gospel Love To All” 1 Corinthians 16:15-24

11/6/16 “Five Gospel Steps: Looking Ahead With Hope” 1 Corinthians 16:13-14

10/30/16 “Gospel Connection: Getting Involved in Ministry” 1 Corinthians 16:1-11

10/23/16 “Resurrection Victory: Christ’s Triumph Over Death” 1 Corinthians 15:50-58

10/16/16 “Resurrection Bodies: From Dust to Glory” 1 Corinthians 15:42-49

10/9/16 “Our Resurrection Bodies: Certain Death, Coming Glory” 1 Corinthians 15:35-41

10/2/16 “Answering the Hopeless: ‘If the dead rise not…'” 1 Corinthians 15:29-34

9/25/16 “Resurrection Hope in Christ” 1 Corinthians 15:20-28

9/18/16 “No Resurrection, No Hope” 1 Corinthians 15:12-19

9/11/16 “Gospel Preaching: Our Real Resurrection Hope” 1 Corinthians 15:1-11

9/4/16 “In The Fullness of Time” John 7

8/28/16 “Persevering In Prayer” Revelation 5:1-14

8/21/16 “Praying With Salvation Hope: Answered Prayers” Acts 4:23-31

8/14/16 “Thankful Prayer: A Loving Readiness for Death” Psalm 116; John 11:32-44

8/7/16 “The LORD Who Keeps My Soul” Psalm 121

7/31/16 “Remembering to Pray in Pain: Crying Out to God” Psalm 88; Luke 18:1-8

7/24/16 “Praying On the Run: God My Helper” Psalm 54; 1 Samuel 23:15-29

7/17/16 “Praying In Depression: ‘To The God of My Life'” Psalm 42; John 12:27-36

7/10/16 “In the Midst of Disaster” Psalm 46; Matthew 8:23-27

7/3/16 “Starting the Day With Prayer” Psalm 5, Mark 1:29-39

6/26/16 “Our Prayer-Hearing LORD” Psalm 34; 1 Peter 3:8-17

6/19/16 “God-Centered Worship” 1 Corinthians 14:26-40

6/12/16 “The Priority of Prophecy: Saying ‘Amen'” 1 Corinthians 14:13-25

6/6/16 “Work” Genesis 1:31-2:3; Colossians 3:23-24

5/29/16 “Worship that Builds the Church: Pursue Love!” 1 Corinthians 14:1-12

5/22/16 “Learning to Love Like Jesus” 1 Corinthians 13:1-13

5/15/16 “Spiritual Gifts #2: Your Are the Body of Christ” 1 Corinthians 12:12-31

5/8/16 “Spiritual Gifts #1: Serving Christ and His Church” 1 Corinthians 12:1-11

5/1/16 “Gospel Lessons at the Lord’s Supper #2: Grace for Sinners” 1 Corinthians 11:27-24

4/24/16 “Gospel Lessons at the Lord’s Supper” 1 Corinthians 11:17-26

4/17/16 “Scriptural Worship: What About Head Coverings?” 1 Corinthians 11:2-16

4/10/16 “Living For God’s Glory: The Liberty of Love” 1 Corinthians 10:23-11:1

4/4/16 “Divine Justice, Divine Satisfaction” Matthew 26:57-68

3/27/16 “A Resurrection Faith: True Life in Christ” John 20:1-31

3/24/16 Maundy Thursday Service

3/20/16 “Hosanna! Your King Is Coming.” John 12:12-19

3/13/16 “Communion With Christ: True Fellowship” 1 Corinthians 10:14-22

3/6/16 “Our Faithful God: Toxic Temptation” 1 Corinthians 10:1-22

2/28/16 “Doing it All for Christ: Are You All In?” 1 Corinthians 9:19-27

2/21/2016 “God’s ‘Free’ Gospel: Purposeful Living” 1 Corinthians 9:1-18

2/14/16 “Knowing AND Loving God: Beware of Idols” 1 Corinthians 8:1-13

2/7/16 “Gospel Principles for Marriage: Distress, Devotion, Death” 1 Corinthians 7:25-40

1/31/16 “Are We Really At War?” Ephesians 6:10-20

1/24/16 “Gospel Principles for Marriage: Contentment With Christ” 1 Corinthians 7:17-24

1/17/16 “Gospel Principles for Marriage: Dealing with Divorce” 1 Corinthians 7:10-16

1/10/16 “Gospel Principles for Marriage #1” 1 Corinthians 7:1-9

1/3/16 “God’s Abundant Hope, Joy, and Peace” Romans 15:13

12/27/15 “From the Depths: Crying, Waiting, Hoping in the LORD” Psalm 130

12/20/15 “Christmas Grace: God’s Lavish, Living, and Loving Grace in Jesus Christ” John 1:16-18

12/13/15 “Glory and Grace at Christmas: Our Gracious Redeemer” John 1:10-15

12/6/15 “Glory and Grace at Christmas: A Witness for Christ” John 1:6-9

11/30/15 “Glory and Grace at Christmas: The Word Was God” John 1:1-18

11/22/15 “Why Give? Preparing Our Hearts for Heaven” Matthew 6:19-24

11/15/15 “A Gospel Body: Giving Glory to God” 1 Corinthians 6:12-20

11/8/15 “Gospel Witness: Kingdom Living” 1 Corinthians 6:1-11

11/1/15 “Gospel Love: Cleaning House” 1 Corinthians 5:6-13

10/25/15 “Gospel Holiness: A Costly Peace and Purity” 1 Corinthians 5:1-5

10/18/15 “Gospel Family: A Powerful Love” 1 Corinthians 4:14-21

10/11/15 “Gospel Servants & Stewards: Attacking Arrogance” 1 Corinthians 4:1-13

10/4/15 “Gospel Living: Practicing God’s Wisdom” 1 Corinthians 3:16-23

10/27/15 “One Foundation for a Faithful Church: Gospel Work” 1 Corinthians 3:1-15

9/20/15 “Gospel Wisdom” 1 Corinthians 2:6-16

9/13/15 “Gospel Words on Weakness and Wisdom” 1 Corinthians 1:26-2:5

10/6/15 “Gospel Unity: Coming Together at the Cross” 1 Corinthians 1:10-25

8/30/15 “Always Thankful For Grace” 1 Corinthians 1:4-9

8/23/15 “What’s A Church? Centering on Christ” 1 Corinthians 1:1-3

8/16/15 “The Gospel Comes to Corinth: A Sinner’s Savior” Acts 18:1-18

8/9/15 “Hallelujahs in Heaven! — Eternally Celebrating Grace” Revelation 19:1-10

8/2/15 “Comfort for a Criminal: Christ’s Promise of Paradise” Luke 23: 32-43

7/26/15 “Our Citizenship in Heaven: Living With Joyful Hope” Philippians 3:1-4:1

7/19/15 “The Certainty of Heaven: A Living Hope in Hard Times” 1 Peter 1:1-9

7/12/15 “Glad and Grateful Worship: Always Praising God” Luke 17:11-19 & Psalm 100

7/5/15 “The Glory of God in the Midst of Our Suffering” Acts 7:54-60

6/28/15 “Living in Christ” Colossians 3:1-17

6/21/15 “Exalting Our Holy God” Psalm 99; Revelation 4:1-11

6/14/15 “Joyful Worship of our Saving God” John 4:1-26; Psalm 98

6/7/15 “Worshiping our Reigning LORD” Revelation 19:1-10; Psalm 97

5/31/15 “Worship By the Nations: Our Merciful God” Psalm 86; Revelation 15:1-8

5/24/15 “Worshiping Our Awesome God: A Joyful Invitation” Psalm 66; Matthew 28:1-10

5/17/15 “Worship That Glorifies God” Psalm 29; 1 Peter 4:1-11

5/10/15 1 Corinthians 1:18-31

5/3/15 “Worship the Real King: Rejoicing in Christ’s Reign” Psalm 2; Acts 4:22-31

4/26/15 “Scripturally-Rooted Worship: Delighting in God’s Word” Psalm 1; Colossians 2:6-15

4/19/15 “Learning to Worship God: Start With Scripture” Psalm 95; Hebrews 3:7-4:13

4/12/15 “God Is For Me: Victory In Jesus” Romans 8:31-32

4/5/15 “The Power of the Cross: New Life in Christ!” 1 Peter 2:24-25

3/29/15 “The Power of the Cross: A Simple Gospel” 1 Corinthians 2:1-5

3/22/15 “The Power of the Cross: Preaching Christ Crucified” 1 Corinthians 1:22-31

3/15/15 “The Power of the Cross: Salvation Assurance” 1 Corinthians 1:1-23

3/8/15 “Learning to Pray: Concluding with Doxology” Matthew 6:13; 1 Chronicles 29:10-22

3/1/15 “Learning to Pray: Triumphant Over Temptation” Matthew 6:9-13

2/22/15 “Learning to Pray: Practicing Forgiveness” Matthew 18:21-35

2/15/15 “Learning to Pray: Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread” Exodus 16:13-26

2/8/15 “Learning to Pray: Your Will Be Done” Matthew 26:36-46

2/1/15 “Learning to Pray: Your Kingdom Come!” Matthew 6:10

1/25/14 “Learning to Pray: The Priority of God’s Holiness” Matthew 6:9

Special Message from Mr. Eric Willise Wowoh of C.A.N. mission to Liberia

1/18/14 “Learning to Pray: Approaching our Heavenly Father” Matthew 6:7-9

1/11/15 “Learning to Pray: Gracious Humility” Matthew 6:5-8

1/4/14 “Gospel Hope: Sinking Roots, Showing Fruit” 2 Kings 19:30

12/28/14 “A Triumphant Conclusion: Conquering In Christ” Revelation 12:10-11

12/21/14 “Jesus Lamb of God:God’s Holy Gift” 1 Peter 1:18-19

12/14/14 “Jesus, the Lamb of God: He Came to Save” John 1:29

12/7/14 Micah 5

11/30/14 “Jesus, The Lamb of God: A Providential Provision” Genesis 22:1-19

11/23/14 Opelousas Community Thanksgiving Service “Always Thankful” Psalm 100:4

11/23/14 “Sacrificial Giving #2: Extravagant Love” Mark 14:3-9

11/16/14 “Scriptural Giving: Sacrificial Joy” Mark 12:41-44

11/9/14 Nehemiah 1

11/2/14 “An End To Evil: Help for the Hurting” Nahum 3:14-19

10/26/14 “Finding Our Real Refuge: Hope in Judgment” Nahum 3:8-13

10/19/14 “Holy Justice: Comfortless Without Christ” Nahum 3:1-7

10/12/14 “Devastation, Desolation, Destruction, and Deliverance” Nahum 2:10-13

10/5/14 “Sure Ruin and Sovereign Restoration” Nahum 2:1-9

9/28/14 “Our Gracious & Saving God: Proclaiming Peace” Nahum 1:12-15

9/21/14 “Our Good and Strong God: Comfort in Crisis” Nahum 1:6-11

9/14/14 “Our Great and Just God” Nahum 1:1-5

9/7/14 “Gospel Work: Laboring Together in the Lord” Colossians 4:7-18

8/31/14 “Vital Sign #5: A Growing Passion to Live for the Glory of God” Colossians 1:27; 3:4

8/24/14 “Vital Sign #4: A Growing Heart for Serving Christ” Colossians 3:18-4:1

8/17/14 “Vital Sign #3: A Growing Desire to Pray in Christ” Colossians 4:2-4

8/10/14 “Vital Sign #2: A Growing Faith in the Person and Work of Christ” Colossians 1:13-20

8/3/14 “Jesus, What a Friend for Sinners!” Matthew 5:27-30

7/27/14 “Vital Sign #1: A Growing Hunger for the Word of Christ” Colossians 3:16-17

7/13/14 “The End of the Beginning: Jesus’ Joyful Ascension” Luke 24:50-53; Acts1:1-11

7/6/14 “Christ’s Promise of Peace: Reason for Hope” Luke 24:36-49

6/29/14 “The Prodigal Son” Luke 15:11-32

6/22/14 “The Power of Gospel Preaching: Recognizing Christ” Luke 24:13-35

6/15/14 “Remembering Jesus’ Resurrection: Gospel 101” Luke 24:1-24

6/8/14 “Freedom In Christ” Galatians 5

6/1/14 “Gracious Grief: Witnessing Jesus’ Death” Luke 23:44-56

5/25/14 “The Pain of the Cross, the Promise of Paradise” Luke 23:26-43

5/18/14 “The Trials of King Jesus” Luke 23:1-25

5/11/14 “Jesus Is For Real: A Biblical View of Heaven” John 14:1-11

5/4/14 “The LORD’S Call To Praise: Saints Who Sing” Psalm 149; Revelation 19:1-10

10/2/11 “Growing in Grace” 2 Peter 3:18

9/25/11 “Declaring His Glory: Great Worship” Psalm 96

9/18/11 “The Most Important Thing at Hope Presbyterian” Matthew 22:34-40

Sermon Series: Five Vital Signs of Christian Growth

Pastor Rydbeck recently completed a five-week sermon series on “Five Vital Signs of Christian Growth” based on the book of Colossians. Listen to audio sermons from this series here.

Recent Sermons

8/31/14 “Vital Sign #5: A Growing Passion to Live for the Glory of God” Colossians 1:27; 3:4

8/24/14 “Vital Sign #4: A Growing Heart for Serving Christ” Colossians 3:18-4:1

8/17/14 “Vital Sign #3: A Growing Desire to Pray in Christ” Colossians 4:2-4

8/10/14 “Vital Sign #2: A Growing Faith in the Person and Work of Christ” Colossians 1:13-20

7/27/14 “Vital Sign #1: A Growing Hunger for the Word of Christ” Colossians 3:16-17

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