William Cowper was a brilliant poet and hymn writer. But his life was plagued by depression and seasons of despair. We will examine his life and faith, and see how we can be helped through our own trials as we walk out our faith.
In this life we continually wrestle with and are affected by the consequence of sin, which should drive us to longing for the hope of redemption.
Sin birthed the world of shame and guilt we now live in but God’s redemptive plan is to restore us and the world.
Often times our response to sin is one that seeks to relieve the pressure from us and put it on someone else. There is a place where our blame for sin can rest: on Jesus.
Our theology of the cross will determine how we understand the Christian life. We will explore different theologies of the cross and come to see the awe-inspiring glory of all that Jesus accomplished.
The topics of homosexuality, transgender issues, hookup culture, and abortion are major hot-button topics today. Our culture has strong views on these subjects and so do Christians. Why do we as Christians care so much about these issues? We will discuss that in this sermon.
The resurrection of Jesus is the heart of the Christian message to the world. When Paul goes to Athens, Greece, the center of the philosophical world, he goes and preaches as message with the resurrection of Jesus at the center.
These final verses of John 3 capture many of the themes and summarizes much of the first three chapters of the book. We see that Jesus, the Word made flesh, comes to the world that so desperately needs him.
Why is it you do what you do as a believer? At times we do the things we do the way we do them so we gain from it.
Humility is a journey from self-centeredness to Christ-centeredness which produces a greater others-centeredness.
God sends His Son, not to judge it, but to save it. The giving of His only Son not only demonstrates His great love, but makes the experience of that love possible.
Nicodemus meets Jesus in the cover of night to ask him questions. His experienced leaves him grappling with things he doesn’t understand, and confronts us with our own challenge to examine the claims of Jesus on our lives.