Sermons from January 2023

What the Law Says

Romans 3:9-20 The purpose of the law is to: It does this very well! The law unveils more truth about us than we care to see. It reads our thoughts and weighs our every motive. The law knows and exposes the truth that we are wretched indeed! And sometimes that is just what we need to hear.

Unnecessary Evil

Romans 3:1-8 Can good exist without bad?Can right thrive without wrong?Can light shine in the absence of darkness?Is the grace of God necessary without the sins of men? YES!While God’s plan of salvation takes sin into account, His plan would be just as effective even if mankind never sinned.


Romans 2:17-29 Circumcision is an outward mark upon the body as a sign of being a Jew, as baptism is the outward sign of the one who follows Jesus. But neither have value if the inner life of a person is unchanged. Paul describes to us the problem of the hyper-religious that has mastered the law, but the law has not mastered…

The Judge of Secrets

Romans 2:12-16 When we stand before God we will be judged by our outward obedience to the law of God, and by our inward adherence to the law. If by chance one were to be found without fault in these two areas, all will be found out in the third. Because God will lastly judge the secrets of each person’s heart. What…

Ugly Winning

Joshua 10:12-14 52% of vehicle accidents occur within 5 miles from home. The last leg before victory is always the most grueling and difficult. This natural fact is also a spiritual reality. When we feel like we have used up all our energy, that last mile can seem quite distant, and we can despair we do not have the stamina to make…