God’s Prospering King (1 Samuel 18)

In this sermon, pastor Keith shows us from 1 Samuel 18 that the LORD prospers His King and that there are only two relationships to this king: one of love and the other of hatred. Love and loyalty to David was shown by Jonathan and the people of Israel as they saw David prospering in […]

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God’s Saul-vation (1 Samuel 11)

After Saul is anointed and proclaimed as king, we have a story of God working salvation for Israel through him. When Jabesh-Gilead was surrounded by their enemy, the Ammonites, God grants them salvation through Saul. In this sermon, pastor Keith shows us that the LORD works salvation for His people. First, we see the enemy’s […]

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In this sermon, Pastor Keith Ryoo covers the coronation of an apparent hesitant King Saul, Israel’s first monarch, and Israel’s complete and total rejection of God as their sole ruler. God permits Israel to have a king, despite the dire warnings of the obvious pitfalls of such a governmental system. What we see is that, […]

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With Isaiah behind us, and before we start preaching through another book of the Bible, we will be taking the next four weeks to focus on the topic of giving. The purpose of this series is to explain from Scripture why we believe that radical generosity in all of life, as well as faithful giving […]

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Remember God’s Covenant Love (Isaiah 63:7-14)

After learning about the day of God’s vengeance and year of his redemption, Isaiah calls Israel to remember God’s steadfast, covenant love. Drawing on imagery from the exodus and their time in the wilderness, Isaiah reminds Israel of all that their God had done for them, his goodness, his compassion, and his faithfulness. Israel was […]

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Wake Up to God’s Reign (Isaiah 52:1-12)

When Israel had given into the “sleep” of despair, doubt, and hopelessness, God brought them a word of comfort, calling them to wake up from their slumber to the reality of his reign. In this passage, pastor Keith gives us the remedy for our own sleep of remorse, self-doubt, and despair. and calls us wake […]

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Refreshing Reconciliation (Philemon 17-25)

To close Paul’s letter to Philemon, Paul demonstrates the love of Christ by asking Philemon to put Onesimus’ wrongs on his own account. In this sermon, Pastor Keith walks through the text from verses 17-25, showing us the Apostle Paul’s gospel-shaped steps of reconciliation: paying for the other, assuming the best of the other, and […]

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For Love’s Sake (Philemon 8-16)

In the introduction of Paul’s letter to Philemon, Paul began by acknowledging Philemon’s character and affirmed the demonstration of his faith in his love toward all the saints. He drew a picture of the family of God. And now in the main body of his letter, he shows us how to conduct ourselves in the […]

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