All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘resurrection’

I Am the Resurrection and the Life (John 11:1-44)

John 11:1–44 (ESV) The Death of Lazarus 11 Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 It was Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was ill. 3 So the sisters sent to him, saying, “Lord, he whom you love is ill.” 4 But …

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Testimonies Concerning Jesus (John 5:16-29)

John 5:16-29 (ESV) 16 And this was why the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because he was doing these things on the Sabbath. 17 But Jesus answered them, “My Father is working until now, and I am working.” 18 This was why the Jews were seeking all the more to kill him, because not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but …

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Dead to Sin (Romans 6:1-14)

Romans 6:1-14 (ESV) 6 What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? 2 By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? 3 Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? 4 We were buried therefore with him by baptism …

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A Gospel Church: Sanctification

The Gospel includes not only our justification (that we are declared righteous on the basis of Christ’s death and resurrection) but also our sanctification.  Because we have been united to Christ, we have been united to His death and resurrection and He will make us holy (Rom 6:1-10).

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Broken (Acts 17:16-34)

Acts 17:16-34 (ESV) 16 Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him as he saw that the city was full of idols. 17 So he reasoned in the synagogue with the Jews and the devout persons, and in the marketplace every day with those who happened to be there. 18 Some of the Epicurean and Stoic …

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Is He Risen Indeed? (1 Cor 15:1-21)

1 Corinthians 15:1-21 (ESV) The Resurrection of Christ 15 Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, 2 and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you—unless you believed in vain. 3 For I delivered to you as of first importance what …

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Resolutions and Resumés of Righteousness…are Rubbish! (Philippians 3:1-11)

Philippians 3:1-11 (ESV) 3:1 Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you is no trouble to me and is safe for you. 2 Look out for the dogs, look out for the evildoers, look out for those who mutilate the flesh. 3 For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God and glory in …

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Core Values: 2. Grateful, Sincere Worship

Because of the free grace in the gospel —we cannot earn God’s favor and we do not deserve His love—we worship God with gratitude in our hearts and on our lips for what Jesus has accomplished, is continuing, and will complete. Our worship has a beauty and dignity that reflects God’s holiness and our worship has a simplicity that reveals …

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Core Values: 1. The Joy of the Gospel

The Joy of the Gospel The gospel is the ‘good news’ that through Jesus Christ’s life, death, and resurrection we have received full restoration to God through no act or record of our own. In Jesus Christ, God has begun restoring beauty and dignity to all of His creation. By trusting in Jesus’ work on earth and His record with …

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The End of Suffering (1 Pe 3:13-22)

1 Peter 3:13-22 13 Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good? 14 But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled, 15 but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to …

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