What God Has Done in Christ (Romans 8:1-4)

In Romans 8 Paul presents arguably the most wonderful description of the believer’s assurance in all Scripture. This assurance is possible all because of what God has done through the redeeming work of his Son and through the sanctifying ministry of his Spirit. In this sermon, pastor Matt reminds us that God gave us his […]

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The church is described throughout Scripture with several images, such as the family of God, the body of Christ, and the temple of the Spirit. As Paul bids farewell to the Ephesian elders in Acts 20, he uses another familiar picture of the people of the triune God: we are his flock, “the sheep of […]

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Problems and Providence (Acts 15:36-16:10)

Whether in the church, in ministry, or in everyday life, we seem to always encounter problem after problem. We’re often left wondering what God could possibly be doing in all our difficulties and trials. The early church wasn’t without its share of problems either, yet Luke recorded them under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit […]

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Jesus is God, the Son (Luke 3:21-38)

Following John’s preaching of the soon-coming Messiah, “the next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, ‘Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world'” (John 1:29)! Yet Jesus came that day to be baptized himself by John and demonstrate the perfect obedience by which he would fulfill all righteousness.  As he […]

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