Since Romans 12 we have been looking at the various relationships the church has in light of the gospel and our new identity as citizens of God’s kingdom. We considered the church’s relationship to God, to each other, to the world, and to the state. In this sermon, pastor Keith looks at our relationship to […]
After being hurled into the raging sea, God mercifully preserves Jonah’s life by sovereingly appointing a great sea creature to swallow him. From the belly of the fish, Jonah offers a prayer of thanksgiving to the Lord from the belly of the fish, acknowledging that he had been spared from a death he deserved. In […]
In this sermon, pastor Keith looks at the paradoxical conclusion Paul reaches about the Gentiles and Jews in their pursuit of righteousness. He reminds us that Christ Jesus will either be a rock of offense to those seeking to obtain a righteousness based on their own performance, or the Rock of Ages cleft for those […]
In this sermon, pastor Keith reminds us that God created all things in wisdom and his wisdom can give us a joyful, abundant life. But this wisdom can only be found in God through Jesus Christ, who was and is God’s wisdom incarnate.
Our emotions and experiences would have us believe the lie that there is nothing good in the fiery furnace of trial. Present suffering can convince us that our lives are nothing more than broken pieces of glass, wasted and worthless. But behind the scenes, regardless of what we feel, God is putting all these pieces […]
In this sermon, pastor Keith walks us through the apostle Paul’s contrasts between the first Adam and the second Adam, Jesus Christ, and shows us that it is only by the abounding grace of God that we can be found in Christ and reign with him.
Many say that Romans 5:12-14 is one of the most controversial texts in the Bible. This is because there are many theological concepts and questions here that can be difficult to swallow—like the doctrine of original sin and the principle of representation. But the most important question raised by this text is rather simple and […]
In this sermon, pastor Keith shows how God’s providence and Boaz’s kindness led to Ruth’s abundance, and how Ruth serves as an example for all who ultimately take refuge under the wings of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Now that God’s righteousness has been revealed apart from the law and justification is through faith in Jesus Christ, Paul says that all boasting is ruled out. But the question must be asked: what do we do with the perfect and good law of God? In this sermon, pastor Keith reminds us that one is […]