Christ Is Risen from the Dead – Seven Resurrection Truths

1. The resurrection of Christ is central to the Gospel and the whole Bible. 1 Corinthians 15:1-11: Christ has died for our sins (1 Corinthians 15:3-4); this is verified in His burial. Christ has risen from the dead (1 Corinthians 15:4-8); this is verified by 500+ eyewitnessesLuke 24:44-48 – What was written in the Old … Continue reading Christ Is Risen from the Dead – Seven Resurrection Truths

Redemption: Ephesians 1:7-8

The following is a slighly edited version of a handout from a sermon preached at Pioneer Bible Church on March 27, 2022. What is redemption?To redeem: to purchase from slavery in order to set the slave freeRedemption: Deliverance from slavery purchased on behalf of the slaveConsider Exodus 6:6 – God brought the Israelites out of … Continue reading Redemption: Ephesians 1:7-8

Redeemed By the Blood of the Lamb!

May the Lord fill our hearts with songs of deliverance! In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace; wherein he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence;Ephesians 1:7‭-‬8 ...giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of … Continue reading Redeemed By the Blood of the Lamb!

Adopted and Accepted in Christ Sermon Manuscript

The following is a slightly edited transcript from a sermon preached at Pioneer Bible Church on February 27, 2022. Adopted and Accepted in Christ We are learning in Ephesians that all believers in Jesus are SAINTS. “SAINT” means we are set apart in our calling, and we are to be set apart in our practice. … Continue reading Adopted and Accepted in Christ Sermon Manuscript

Adopted and Accepted in Christ

This is an outline for the sermon at Pioneer Bible Church on February 27, 2022. Adopted and Accepted in Christ (Ephesians 1:3-6 Pt 3) Overview of Ephesians - Saints: Set Apart in Calling and Practice Chapters 1-3 Position/Calling in ChristChapters 4-6 Practice/Walk in ChristConnected by Ephesians 4:1 CHRIST IS…IN/THROUGH CHRIST WE ARE…The Chosen OneChosenThe Son of … Continue reading Adopted and Accepted in Christ

Peace in Ephesians

The following is a lightly edited outline from the sermon in the morning worship gathering at Pioneer Bible Church on February 6, 2022. Ephesians -  Saints: Set Apart In Calling and Practice Week Four: Peace in the Letter to the Ephesians (Read 2:11-22) Peace Defined: Peace in position – War with God and His people … Continue reading Peace in Ephesians

Grace Disciplines Us

Our church family is currently studying Ephesians in our morning worship gathering. We have been overviewing the book to give us a good foundation. One of the means that I have used to lead this overview is to study the main topics of the letter. Something helpful I have learned from Charles Simeon Trust workshops … Continue reading Grace Disciplines Us

Grace in the Letter to the Ephesians

Series: Ephesians – Saints: Set Apart to God in Calling and Practice Review: Week One: Overview of Ephesians Chapters 1-3 – Position in ChristChapters 4-6 – Practice in ChristConnected by Ephesians 4:1 Week Two: “Paul, the ambassador of King Jesus, writing to those who are set apart to God through trusting in Jesus Christ.” This … Continue reading Grace in the Letter to the Ephesians

Psalm 23:1 Meditation Pt. 2

This is another meditation from Psalm 23. The more I meditate on this Psalm, the more I see what a powerful tool it is to preach truth to myself. Today, I am confronting my doubts and fears head-on with Psalm 23:1. "The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want" (Psalm 23:1) For something I … Continue reading Psalm 23:1 Meditation Pt. 2