Monthly Archives: December 2012

Bible Intake

Yesterday morning I preached a topical sermon on the importance of Bible Intake. I began by pointing out three things about the Christian life: 1. The Bible compares the beginning the Christian life to being born. 2. Seizing upon the … Continue reading

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The Announcement to the Shepherds

For my Christmas sermon today I preached from Luke 2:8-21; the announcement of Jesus’ birth to the shepherds. Most of all I tried to emphasize the idea that the incarnation is about the Gospel. Christmas is good news because (in … Continue reading

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The Gospel – Part 2

Yesterday morning I finished up the two part series on the Gospel. We began by briefly reviewing about God and man. Then, we looked at Jesus Christ, his identity and what he accomplished through his death, burial, and resurrection. We … Continue reading

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The Gospel – Part 1

On Sunday I began a two week series on “The Gospel.” During this first sermon we looked at: 1. The God of the Bible 2. Why he created the world and people 3. The origin of mankind’s problem (his sin) … Continue reading

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D.A. Carson on Love for the World

In Carson’s devotional for December 3rd, in his book For the Love of God, Volume 1, he writes about 1 John 2. In this devotional, he reflects on why it is right for God to “love the world” (John 3:16) … Continue reading

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D.A. Carson on “Fellowship”

For my devotional reading of the Bible this year, I have been using D.A. Carson’s book For the Love of God, Volume 1.  In the book, there are four daily Bible readings beginning in Genesis, Matthew, Ezra, and Acts. Over … Continue reading

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The Great Commission

Yesterday morning we concluded our study of the Gospel of Mark by looking at the Great Commission. We also looked quite a bit at the Great Commission in Matthew 28 and Acts 1. The main point that I tried to … Continue reading

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