The Good News of God’s Son (Romans 1:1-4)

In the book of Romans, Paul is seeking to unify the church at Rome around his gospel and to enlist their support for his future mission to Spain. To do this, he has to introduce himself and his gospel, which he calls “the gospel of God.” He does all of this in the introduction of […]

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In the book of Acts, we see the early church marked by a joyful devotion to doctrine, to fellowship, and to prayer. In this sermon, Pastor Matt describes the gospel culture we aim to cultivate at ECC and how we strive to be a church centered on the word of the risen Lord Jesus, transformed […]

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In the Beginning, Word (John 1:1)

Who do you say that Jesus is? If Jesus were to be here with us, he would have asked in this way, “who do you say that I AM?” We call Him Lord and Savior; we call Him the Son of God and Son of Man; we call Him the Messiah. Some called Him carpenter’s […]

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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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Encouragement for a Weary Church (Acts 20:1-12)

The book of Acts is not just the story of how the risen Lord Jesus built and established his church, but also how he continued to build up and strengthen his church through his Word of grace. We see this especially in Paul’s ministry of encouragement as be would revisit the churches he had planted […]

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Sent Out for the Work (Acts 13:1-12)

The book of Acts is the story of all that the risen Lord Jesus continued to do and teach through the witness of his church in the power of his Spirit. In chapters 1-12, Luke focuses on the growing church in Jerusalem and the spread of the gospel throughout Judea and Samaria. In chapters 13-28, […]

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The very first words spoken to mankind recorded in Scripture are well-known: “Be fruitful and multiply” (Gen. 1:28).  From Genesis to Revelation, this theme of increasing and multiplying appears over and over again. Why? Because God is intent on creating a people for himself, for his glory. He is pleased to make the glories of […]

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A Miraculous Community (Acts 9:31-43)

Many Christians and churches today seem only to care about bigger numbers, emotional experiences, and especially “signs and wonders.” We think we need these things to convince the world that the gospel is true, that Jesus is alive, and that our church is successful. Yet while our God continues to be a miracle-working God to […]

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Shining Like Stars (Philippians 2:14-16)

Isaiah foretold that the people who lived in darkness would one day see a great light. We didn’t ask for it; we couldn’t have imagined it; and we did not deserve it. And yet, unto us a child was born, and a Son was given. Jesus Christ is the eternal Son of God who came […]

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