Sermons on The Word
The prologue to the Gospel of John (John 1:1-5) reveals the greatness of Christ. Jesus is the eternal, self existent God, the divine Word. He is the creative Word who created the visible and invisible world by the sheer power of His command. Christ is “the light of men,” the illuminating Word who brings us out of the darkness of our sin through his atoning death on our behalf. As we study the Gospel of John, may our prayer be “Make the deity of Jesus a burning reality in our souls.
The Bible is our textbook for living for the glory of God and for our good in this world.The Bible should also be our prayer book as our prayers are shaped by God’s word. By turning the Word of God into a prayer, we can pray in fresh ways and pray in a manner consistent with the will of God.
In Luke 10:38-42, Mary sits at the feet of Jesus and humbly listens. Today we listen to Him by contemplating the Word of God. We need more of God, more of His truth, and more of His Holy Spirit in our lives. Our need is met as we read the Bible, ponder it deeply, depend on the Holy Spirit to guide us, and pray to God concerning what we read. May it not be said of us, “Ye do err, not knowing the Scriptures, nor the power of God.
Learning to Love and Live Truth. During the sermon he brings out three important aspects of the Bible: It is true, it is understandable, and it is valuable.
Is the Scripture the voice of God? Matt Fisher, Alliance International Worker and former pastor at CAC, speaks about the authenticity and surety of the scriptures for communicating God’s word to us.