In the second half the Magnificat, Mary moves to general reasons for magnifying God that not only apply to Mary but to the generations who see themselves as lowly like the mother of our Lord. So today, we transition our eyes from the Lord of Mary to the Lord of many. In this sermon, pastor […]
For the Advent season in 2022 we are looking the songs sung by Mary, Zechariah, and the Angels which accompanied the birth of Christ. In this sermon pastor Keith considers Mary’s song, traditionally known as the Magnificat, and the personal reasons Mary had for rejoicing in God. What we will see is that God alone […]
As he concludes his exhortations to the strong and weak Christians in the church at Rome, Paul turns our attention once again to Jesus Christ, giving the church a final and conclusive plea: “Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God” (Romans 15:7). While at first glance this may […]
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.