Sermons

According to Plan: Jesus in My Place

Text: Exodus 11:4-12:13, 21-29 A central element of the Bible is the theme of substitution--of one who would die in the place of sinners. But why is that necessary? That’s what we’ll discuss in this [...]

By | March 10th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , |0 Comments

According to Plan: The One Who Covers Our Shame

Text: Genesis 3:1-21 Shame. Hard to define, universally experienced.  What is shame? What does it do in our lives? Is there any way to combat it? In this sermon, we’ll talk about all these issues, [...]

By | March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , |0 Comments

Jonah: The Antidote of Compassion, Part 2

Text: Jonah 4:1-11 How does God show his compassion to--and through--Jonah and his ministry in Nineveh? That’s what we’ll look at as we conclude our series, Big Fish, Bigger God.

By | February 24th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , |0 Comments

Jonah: The Antidote of Compassion, Part 1

Text: Jonah 4:1-11 Compassion only does us lasting good if the one who is compassionate is also powerful enough to do something about our problems. That’s exactly the kind of God we have, as we’ll [...]

By | February 17th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , |0 Comments

Jonah: The Poison of Self-Righteousness, Part 2

Text: Jonah 4:1-11 Not only does self-righteousness cause us to see God as our debtor, but it causes us to see ourselves as better, stronger, and wiser than we really are. At the same time, [...]

By | February 10th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , |0 Comments

Jonah: The Poison of Self-Righteousness

Text: Jonah 4:1-11 Self-righteousness--the attitude that says we don’t need God or other people, and that we’re wiser, holier, and better than we actually are--is so devastating because it poisons the way we see God. [...]

By | February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , |0 Comments