Sermons from November 2021

Sermons from November 2021

“The Righteousness God Requires” – Psalm 15:1-5

Perhaps the greatest question of religion is “How do I get to heaven?” A subset of this question is this “What does God require of me?” In general terms most religions have adopted the answer that God requires a sincere attempt on your part to do your best to follow his rules. However, is this what is actually taught in the Bible? Psalm 15 gives us the answer. An Important Question Psalm 15 begins with David asking God an important…

“Glorifying God by Giving Thanks” – Luke 17:11-19

As we approach Thanksgiving this week, it is fitting that we take some time to look at being thankful for God’s mercies in our life. This passage in Luke is very fitting for where we find ourselves today. The Horror of Leprosy Leprosy was not the most horrific of diseases. It was a disease where you slowly wasted away, but life expectancy could be several decades. The true horror of leprosy was that you would be a societal outcast. You…

“Even so, Come, Lord Jesus” – Psalm 14:4-7

Last week we saw the sinfulness of man. We saw that all human beings are sinners and do not seek God. Today we continue this train of thought. No thoughts of God David is almost in shock at the depravity he sees. How can men not have any knowledge of the coming judgment of God. How can men and women live as if God does not see? David sees them hurting the people of God. The wicked seem to value…

Total Depravity – Psalm 14:1-3

“The depravity of man is at once the most empirically verifiable reality but at the same time the most intellectually resisted fact.” – Malcolm Muggeridge Why is this so? Why is human sinfulness such a big deal in the Bible? Why do we resist it so much? Is it really an essential doctrine? In Psalm 14 David repeatedly emphasizes the unchanging reality that all men are sinners. Practical atheism The most accurate translation of the phrase “There is no God”…