John 21:1-19 We see Peter’s failure to be obedient to Jesus…and Jesus’ grace-filled response.
SALVATION We believe that salvation is the gift of God brought to man by grace and received by personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, whose precious blood was shed on Calvary for the forgiveness of our sins (Ephesians 2:8–10; John 1:12; Ephesians 1:7; 1 Peter 1:18–19).
Colossians 1:12-14. Paul focuses on the work of the Father to qualify, deliver, transfer, redeem, and forgive those that believe in the work of the Son. We find our identity in this and not the world’s lies.
The church at Colossae is facing two damning heresies: The Gnostics believe that Christ plus knowledge will save; The Judaizers believe that Christ plus works will save. Paul believes that, in the purest form of the Christian Gospel, Jesus and Jesus alone saves. In Colossians 1.3-8, Paul begins to combat these two anti gospels by […]
Hebrews 11:39-12:2. When believers are discouraged and distracted by this world, what is the shot of gospel motivation we need to continue to run our race?
Jude 3-4 & 1 Corinthians 15:1-5. The priority of the church is proclaiming and demonstrating the gospel of Jesus. Will we stay focused on this priority?
Romans 8:5-8. To understand the good news the gospel brings, we must start with bad news: that man is a sinner separated from God. Understanding the Bible’s description of the human heart allows us to see man’s inability to respond to spiritual things.
Genesis 3:15. In the midst of the fall, there is a bright light that shines through: the protoevangelium.
Matthew chapters 5,6,7. Before we begin our series on the book of James it’s helpful to see the truth of Jesus’ teaching in the Sermon on the Mount. It is the teaching we find here that is so closely paralleled throughout the letter written by James.
Revelation 5:5-9. The Gospel is specific in its definition and deep in it’s love. The church must fight and work to keep Jesus at the center of its mission and the gospel as center of its message.