From Matthew, Pastor Mark discusses Jesus as Child, King and Savior. “He became a child to make me a child; He is a King that I might be part of His kingdom; He became a Savior because I needed one.”
Scripture Text: John 1.1-18 I’m excited this morning to continue our series on The Word. As you know, each week we’re taking a look at the coming of Christ (or the Christmas story) as recorded in each of the four gospels. Last week, we looked at the Word Promised from Matthew. Now, this morning, we will look at the Word Made Flesh; the account from the Gospel of John. Our Need of Rescue We are all hopelessly in trouble unless…
Scripture: Matthew 1:1-17 INTRODUCTION Many of you know that the first person I ever heard the Gospel from was my older brother, who had been a drug addict and was dynamited into the kingdom in the revival of the 70‘s. Yet, I have a vivid memory of something happening to me as a very young boy in my neighborhood in Philadelphia. I grew up in a Jewish neighborhood in Philadelphia but all my friends were Italian (we use to dip…
From I Peter 5:6-12, Pastor Neil speaks about how, though Christians must be watchful against our adversary the devil who looks for any opportunity to destroy us, we can stand firm and that God restores, confirms, strengthens and establishes.
In this message, Neil deals with the all-important quality of humility and the need for the believer to cultivate it in their interactions with others and in whatever life sends their way.
In this installment of Transforming Grace, Pastor Neil discusses shepherd’s attitude toward the flock.
Pastor Neil discusses how God uses suffering and trial His people’s lives to purify them. The fire that will one day judge the world now purifies God’s people through fiery trials by which they glorify God and prepare themselves for eternal glory.
From I Peter 4:7-11, Neil teaches how God intends for us to live in the blessing of true stewardship.
Neil focuses on the call to deal with sin on the basis of the finished work of Jesus. Believers are to live different lives as from what they were in this world.
In I Peter 3:18-22, Peter encourages God’s people to the ultimate victory in suffering by focusing on the victory of the suffering of Christ over all principalities, powers, rulers and authorities.