Having surveyed God’s plan of salvation in history—from his purpose of election to the fulfillment of his promises—Paul’s argument in Romans 9-11 gives way to adoration. His extended look at the attributes, works, and purpose of God (theology) causes him to erupt in praise to God (doxology). In this sermon, pastor Matt preaches that worship […]

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The Blessings of the Baptized (Romans 5:1-2)

After describing our need for justification and the way of justification in chapters 1-4, Paul now, begins to explore the results, or implications, of justification in chapters 5-8. These chapters are all about living in the light of what God has already accomplished for us in Christ while we wait for the consummation of his […]

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In the Beginning, God (Genesis 1:1)

Questions concerning the origin of all things have been discussed and debated by virtually all philosophers, scholars and scientists. Where did we come from and how did we come about? Who knows the beginning of all things? Who has the answer to the questions of the origin of all things? In this sermon, Keith Ryoo […]

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For new creations in Christ, who have been born again by the Spirit through the word of God, Bible reading is like inhaling and prayer is like exhaling. Yet if we are honest, we all struggle to pray at times. We feel guilty when we don’t pray, inadequate when we do pray, and sometimes we […]

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The God Who Waits (Isaiah 30-31)

When reading the OT prophets we can often wonder: “What does any of this have to do with me?” As we hear God’s Word to his wayward people faced with the choice to be faithful to him or to reject his Word, we are reminded of who we all are by nature, who God is […]

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Our Trust Is in the Lord (Isaiah 28-29)

In this sermon, Pastor Matt shows us five reasons why the Lord our God is supremely trustworthy. When our trust is in the Lord Jesus Christ, we will find him to be our glorious crown, our perfect rest, our sure foundation, our mighty defender, and our gracious redeemer. Note: This sermon was delivered during the […]

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In this sermon from Isaiah’s oracles against the nations, Pastor Matt reminds us that the glory of this world is a fading glory that will pass away, and that were created to behold the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. Note: This sermon was delivered during the COVID-19 pandemic, when our Lord’s […]

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Where the Ruined Find Refuge (Isaiah 15-16)

When God revealed his glory to Moses on Mt. Sinai, he did so by making all his goodness pass before him (Ex. 33:18-19). He begins by declaring that he is a compassionate God, abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness. But he then adds that he is also a righteous God, “who will by no means […]

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