Sermons from November 2017

Sermons from November 2017

The Poor Widow – Mark 12:41-44

This story, when viewed in context, isn’t about the poor widow at all. It is about judgment on the temple culture by the True Temple, Jesus. Jesus is replacing false religion with the truth of the gospel.        

David’s Son and David’s Savior – Mark 12:35-40

Showing that the Jewish leadership had missed the signs, he shows them through Scripture that the Messiah would be both David’s son (human) and David’s Savior (divine), warning the crowd that the religious leadership is corrupt and condemned. It’s the last week of Jesus’ earthly life and judgment is coming.

Salvation is By Faith Alone – Romans 5:1-2

Sermon Outline: Justified through Faith “By Grace through Faith Justification is the gracious act of God by which he declares a sinner righteous solely through faith in Jesus Christ. Unearned. Unmerited. Incredible.” -David Platt Faith gives Peace with God Faith gives access to Grace To embrace justification by faith alone is to not then do life and ministry in the flesh alone, but to live in the power of God’s grace. Faith gives the Hope of the Glory of God…

Is There Marriage In Heaven?-Mark 12:18-27

“…you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God.” Jesus continues his condemnation of the temple culture during the last week of his earthly life by explaining that there is no marriage in heaven (which is a good thing because of what and who is there). He also points to Scripture about the fact that there is a resurrection of the body, despite what the Sadducees believed.