Ephesians 2:1-3 – Dead in Trespasses and Sins (Part 3)

This is the third and final sermon on the topic of spiritual death. This sermon was preached on July 3, 2022 at Pioneer Bible Church. This is part of our verse-by-verse study of Ephesians. So far we have seen that spiritual death is… The past reality of believers in Jesus ChristThe present reality for all … Continue reading Ephesians 2:1-3 – Dead in Trespasses and Sins (Part 3)

Ephesians 2:1-3 Dead in Trespasses and Sin (Part One)

As our church family is studying Ephesians, we are considering spiritual death in Ephesians 2:1-3. What does it mean that we are spiritually dead apart from Christ? In Ephesians 2:1-3, Paul really pulls back the white sheet or lifts the casket lid on humanity's deadness apart from Jesus Christ. This truth also connects to the … Continue reading Ephesians 2:1-3 Dead in Trespasses and Sin (Part One)

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

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

Shattered Window: A Gospel Picture

I was leaning down to pick up the shattered pieces of the window to our storage room. A big, jagged hole was in the glass pane, and a long crack ran along the entire window face. Small pieces of glass were everywhere. I was a little numb. My three year old son had tried to … Continue reading Shattered Window: A Gospel Picture