2 Thessalonians 2:1-12

The sermon tonight, “The Man of Lawlessness” did not record.

The sermon text: 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12

The sermon outline: (1.) Remember what you learned (vv. 1-3a). (2.) The rebellion and the rebel must come first (vv. 3b-5). (3.) The restraint will eventually be removed (vv. 6, 7). (4.) The revelation of the lawless one will come (8a). (5.) Retribution–God has the last word (vv. 8b-12).

I will record the sermon in my office and post it as soon as I am able.

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Jesus said, I AM the True Vine

MORNING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “The Source of a Fruitful Life,” preached February 18, 2018.

Sermon text: John 15:1-17

Sermon outline: (1.) A Relationahip with Jesus & its Benefits, vv. 1-8. (2.) A Love for Jesus & its Consequences, vv. 9-15. (3.) Jesus concludes & summarizes the lesson, vv. 16, 17.

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Right Now Counts Eternally

Evening Worship at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “The Urgency of this Life Today,” February 11, 2018.

Sermon text: 2 Thessalonians 1:1-12

Sermon outline: (1.) Greetings of Thanksgiving for the Work of God, 1-4. (2.) Present & Future Description of the  Judgment of God, 5-10. (3.) Prayer for God’s Power in Believers, 11, 12.

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The Great Gift

Sunday morning sermon audio, February, 11, 2018:

MORNING WORSHIP, NCPC-Selma, “The Promise of the Holy Spirit, the Paraclete. ”

Morning Worship at LSRPC-Fort Deposit, shorter version (by 5 minutes) of “The Promise of the Holy Spirit, the Paraclete. ”

Sermon text: John 14:8-31

Sermon outline: (1.) The Glory of Prayer to the Father through the Son, 8-14. (2.) The Obedience of Love to the Father through the Son, 15-24. (3.) The Peace of Reconciliation to the Father through the Son, 25-31.

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A Most Important Question Answered

Audio from the Holy Communion sermon, “Hope, Faith, and its Object,” preached at Little Sandy Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Deposit, Alabama on February 4, 2018.

Sermon text: John 14:1-7

Sermon outline: (1.) Faith is the answer to our spiritual questions (vv. 1-4). a. The object and basis for this faith: Jesus & His work, v. 1. b. Jesus prepares our place in heaven, v. 2. c. Jesus will return to take his own to be with him, v. 3. (2.) Jesus is the object of our faith. a. Where Jesus is going and the way there, vv. 4-5. b. Jesus’ answer is Himself, v. 6. c. Knowing God, v. 7.

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Paul Concludes His Letter to the Thessalonians: God’s Grace & Peace

Evening Worship at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “A Dynamic Spiritual Foundation,” January 28, 2018.

Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 5:23-28

Sermon outline (1.) God works in his people (23, 24). a. Who? b. What? c. Why? d. How? (2.) God’s people serve one another (25-27). a. Corporate piety. b. Corporate kindness. c. Corporate instruction. (3.) God has the final good word (28).

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The Heart of the Theology of John’s Gospel

MORNING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “Via, Veritas, Vita,” January 28, 2018.

Sermon text: John 14:1-7

Sermon outline: (1.) Where Jesus is going and the way there are intimately related, vv. 4-5. (2.) Jesus’ answer to their questions about this: I Am, v. 6. (3.) Knowing Jesus is knowing the Father and that is what we need to know, v. 7.

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