Sermons from September 2014
Living in light of eternity isn’t something we do naturally. Most of us don’t give death much thought until we lose someone close to us or have a close brush with it. How would you live if you knew you were going to die within the next year?
To be an armed and dangerous Christian is to be so equipped, fortified & prepared with the Gospel to not only face the challenges of life and not fail in times of crisis but to do some major damage to the kingdom of darkness by kicking down the gates of hell not just in your life but also in the lives of others (Matt16:13-19).
The gospel is about us being rescued from our worst-case scenario not just in the temporal but more importantly the eternal (John3:16). The more you see your dire condition without Christ (worst-case scenario) & the magnitude of His provision (Crucifixion, Resurrection & Ascension), the more you’ll experience life-changing joy (Proclamation)! (1Pet1:8)
Jewish Christian believers were being persecuted for being Christians. Some wanted to return to Judaism, knowing they would not be persecuted. They thought that going back to worshiping God as they did in Judaism, would still be considered true worship. Hebrews is a sermon from a pastor warning them of the devastation of this, and encouraging them to keep fighting the…