As I Was Reading Today: Spiritual Maturity in John Newton

The subject of spiritual maturity ought to be IS one in which every Christian has a vital interest. If God’s stated purpose for us in our redemption, is conformity to the image of Christ (Rom. 8:29). And if Eph. 4:15 exhorts … Continue reading

Newton on the Paradoxical Plight of the Ordinary Christian

Among John Newton’s letters is the following one to an unnamed recipient. In it, Newton addresses what few of us admit to in public: That even as Christians, our prayer lives, our attention to Scripture, our love for Christ and … Continue reading

In the School of Prayer with Jesus

In The School of Prayer with Jesus Matthew 6:1-13 Matthew 26:36-44 7 Lessons AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE When a baby is born, it’s as fully human as it will ever be. However, it is not yet … Continue reading

Doing all to the Glory of God

Doing All to The Glory of God 1 Corinthians 10:31 (and selected texts)   AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE No doubt, virtually all Christians are familiar with this verse out of Paul’s 1st letter to the Corinthians. … Continue reading

A Lord’s Table Meditation

A Wonderful Warning 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 Luke 18:9-14 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE   As we approach the Table this morning, a bit of history might be helpful regarding Paul’s warning in vs. 27 In doing that, … Continue reading

MIssion to Mars – Sermon Notes for 7/17/2016

Mission to Mars (Mars Hill that is) What’s All This About Worldview? Acts 17:16-34 Romans 1:18-23 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE What is a worldview, and why does it matter? The simplest and best definition I’ve heard … Continue reading

Praying for the Holy Spirit

As we were singing in worship this morning, that old hymn by Edwin Hatch “Breathe on me Breath of God” – I could not help but think back to the words of the Puritan John Owen regarding our need to … Continue reading