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The Colossal Gospel of God: A Sermon from Ephesians 2

The Colossal Gospel of God: A Sermon from Ephesians 2

There are several portions of the Bible, for one reason or another, that stand out from among the rest. These passages are usually ones we would call “pillars of the faith.” Such is what the first ten verses are of Ephesians 2, in which the apostle Paul relays a gloriously grandiose picture of God’s colossal gospel.

The Savior from the Skeletons in the Closet: A Sermon from Matthew 1

The Savior from the Skeletons in the Closet: A Sermon from Matthew 1

Each of us lives with things we’d rather keep hidden. We exhaust ourselves with our efforts to keep our secrets secret and our skeletons hidden neatly in the closet. But, as Matthew 1 shows us, the God has some good news — he has come die for all our skeletons in the closet.

Good But Not Safe: A Sermon from Matthew 20

Good But Not Safe: A Sermon from Matthew 20

Whether it’s seeing unsaved people prosper and succeed at everything they do, or fellow-Christians get all the opportunities, accolades, and limelight, sometimes it just seems as if you’re always dealt the short straw. Why would God let his chosen people suffer and struggle and endure such travesties while those who are in love with debauchery and depravity thrive and find abundant success? This isn’t fair! But once those words have gone heavenward we stand on dangerous ground.

Prodigal Grace: A Sermon from Luke 15

Prodigal Grace: A Sermon from Luke 15

One of the most memorable chapters in the entire Bible is undoubtedly Luke 15. Through three distinct yet connected vignettes, Luke records the masterful words of Christ that weave together an intricate portrait of the grace of his gospel. It is this third vista, that of the Prodigal Son, which most eloquently captures the redeeming grace of our Heavenly Father.