Sermons from March 2023

The King Has Come matthew 21:1-17

We turn a corner here—Jesus is going to Jerusalem and to the cross Matthew marks the moment by turning attention to how Jesus’ ministry fulfills the OT Craig Blomberg, “from this chapter onward, Matthew begins to quote the OT explicitly with much greater frequency, reminiscent of the opening chapters of his gospel.”[1] Five Points:  1.…

The End of the Commandment Romans 5:1-5 Ruling Elder Andy Evans

Justified by faith–marks a beginning with new desires, new direction, new orientationAll this “newness” brings about our commitment to GodAccess into his grace–through Christ’s work we are brought into a gracious relationship with GodRejoice in Hope of the glory of GodProphetic past tense here, like Isaiah 53, “he WAS despised, he WAS rejected…” referring to…

Two Cups But One Savior Matthew 20:20-34

*The battery on the camera died about 10 minutes in, we’re very sorry about that. The manuscript below isn’t word for word but it is very close. “Two Cups, but One Savior”                                         3/12/23                                                Matthew 20:20-34 HI:  serve to give away your life in dependence on the savior who did give his life INTRODUCTION There are…

The Cost of Forgiveness Matthew 20:17-19

“The Cost of Forgiveness”                        3/5/23                                                   Matthew 20:17-19 The Big Idea: Live with a purpose of forgiveness Introduction:  its commonly said that a person has to hear something about seven times before they remember it. It wasn’t any different for the disciples—Jesus’ death is the central purpose and central point of the gospel, yet they didn’t…