July 5, 2020

Sermons, Uncategorized

In Jesus, we have redemption through his bloodIn Jesus, we have forgivenessIt’s all according to the riches of his grace which he has lavished upon us.The point is, why can Paul not stop praising God. Why do Christians praise God? It’s because we have been set free from our slavery to sin, we have been

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June 14, 2020

Craig Verdouw, Sermons

“For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.” It might be common perception to say everyone is God’s child. That sounds nice, and it sounds loving. It sounds inclusive too. But is it true? This text would imply it’s not, and that there’s a possible distinction between one

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June 8, 2020

Craig Verdouw, Sermons

“Therefore, brothers and sisters, we have an obligation – but it is not to the flesh, to live according to it. For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live.”As we resume our Sundays, one might

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May 30, 2020

Sermons

This weekend it’s Pentecost!Pentecost means ‘fifty,’ and it’s a time in the Church calendar year where we celebrate the arrival; of the Holy Spirit roughly fifty days after the crosswork of Jesus that brought forgiveness for sins and reconciliation with God. At Pentecost we remember that God came to us in an unfathomably special way:

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May 24, 2020

Craig Verdouw, Sermons

We ended last week with some insane news: “the righteous requirement of the law [can] be fully met in us!” What a gospel! This wonder of wonders, that gets graciously laid upon sinners made clean, is from God, through Jesus, by the Holy Spirit. Yes! Our Three-In-One God Himself is the way-paver, + actively operates

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