Sermons from July 2021

Sermons from July 2021

Suffering and Glory

I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.  Romans 8:18 We learn from the encouragement of Paul to the Romans of God’s goodness which endures and abounds greater than all of our present suffering.
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Missions and the Local Church

I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, Philippians 1:3-5 As we learn about the new support structure for missionaries with the Alliance, we are encouraged by a biblical model of compassionate, mutual self-giving from missionary to local church.
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Four Elements of Redemption

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us. With all wisdom and understanding, he made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ, to be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment—to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ. In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of…

The Goodness of God to David

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with…