Tag: Salvation

Our Problem Has a Remedy

This sermon is a follow-up to last week’s message, which presented evidence from Scripture concerning the problems all humans have with sin and the sinful nature. Because of our problem, we cannot have a relationship with God. But God provided a remedy through the death of Christ and the blessing of the Holy Spirit. To…


The Offense of the Cross

This is a sermon that was given in a worship service that included the sacrament of communion. It is based on a phrase found in Galatians 5:11 in which the Apostle Paul writes about the offense of the cross. The message attempts to explain what the offense of the cross involves and makes application for…


Death on Purpose for a Purpose

This message is based on a text in 1 Peter 3 which speaks about Christ’s suffering and death. It includes a phrase that indicates the real purpose for His suffering. This message was used to remind the listeners of Christ’s substitutionary sacrifice for our salvation, and was given for a worship service in which the…


Myths and Mysteries – Security

This is the fifth message in a series of sermons discussing some of the common misconceptions Christians hold that are not supported by an accurate understanding of the Scripture. This sermon addresses the “myth” that once a person puts faith in Christ for salvation, then they can never “lose” or forfeit their salvation. To read…


Dirty Feet and Clean Hearts

This is a sermon that is based on the account of the last supper that Jesus shared with His disciples in which he took a basin and washed the feet of the disciples. It focuses on the kind of washing they needed as well as the kind of washing they already had received – the…


Exclusive Faith

This is a sermon based on John 14:6 where Jesus makes the claim to be the only way to God. It examines the claims made in this verse and evaluates them in light of what the Bible reveals about Jesus Christ. The message stresses the fact that Christianity is an exclusive religion if we accept…


The Word on Salvation – Part II

The sermon is the conclusion of a message started last week concerning the biblical message of salvation. This segment talks about the assurance of salvation and the full extent of salvation. The speaker continues to follow an outline that comes from the preaching and teaching of John Wesley. To read excerpts of the message, click…


The Word on Salvation – Part I

This is a sermon that summarizes some basic principles about the plan of salvation as presented in the Bible. The pastor follows an outline that has been attributed to the thinking and messages of John Wesley, the “Father of Methodism.” This sermon emphasizes the two principles: All people must be saved, and all people may…


Reconciled to God

This is a sermon based on Romans 5:10 that was given for a worship service in which we celebrated the sacrament of Communion. The message talks about our state of hostility with God because of our sin, and the reconciliation provided through the death of Jesus Christ for each one. Due to technical problems, the…


The Lamb Is Approved

This is the sixth message in a series of sermons given during Lent in which details of the Passover in the Old Testament are compared to the events surrounding the sacrifice of Jesus Christ for our salvation. This message speaks about the Passover lamb that was brought into the household and watched for 4 days…