Sermons from April 2024

Grace-Empowered

In 2 Timothy 2:1-7, we see Paul’s charge to his child in the faith, Timothy, to re-commit himself to the preaching of the gospel in the face of persecution, especially in light of Paul’s own dire situation as his final imprisonment leading up to his death. Paul encourages Timothy to be strengthened by grace.
low angle view of cross against sky at night

Sola Gratia

In Matthew 20:1-16, Jesus tells a parable of a vineyard owner and day laborers which serves to pit our sense of fairness against grace.
low angle view of cross against sky at night

Easter’s Footrace

In John 20:1-9, we see Simon Peter and John race to the tomb upon hearing Mary’s news that Jesus’ body is missing. As we have come to expect, the disciples fail to understand what has happened… until the lights turn on for John, and he begins to grasp the truth in faith, without seeing the risen Lord.

The Meaning of Palm Sunday

In John 12:12-19, we see the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. As we draw out the meaning of this event, it is clear that the people in the crowd misunderstood Jesus’ mission and purpose in coming to Jerusalem publicly,