Audio on Bibles Studies and a sermon for NCPC-Selma – Studies on Psalm 119
(1) Wednesday night Bible study – introduction to Psalm 119 (time = 12:44) – Here.
Outline: Testimonies, Precepts, Statutes, Commandments, Decrees, Word, Promise, Ways.
(2) Wednesday night Bible study – Psalm 119:1-8 (time = 10:39) – Part 1
Outline: 1. Learning the word of God results in praise (v. 7). 2. Knowing the word of God results in petitions to keep it (4, 5). Illustration – 4 men who memorized it.
(3) Sunday Evening sermon – Psalm 119:1-8 (time = 21:43) – Part 2
3. Walking in the word results in blessing (1-3). 4. The blessing of biblical obedience results in new motivation & determination (2b, 8). 5. Praying the word results in a sure identity & purpose (6).
Audio from the brief exposition of John 18:1-27, entitled, “The Powerful Presence of Jesus – Part 1” preached at Little Sandy Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Deposit, Alabama March 11, 2018.
Sermon text: John 18:1-27
Sermon outline: (1.) Jesus is in command of the scene of his own betrayal and arrest, verses 1-11. (2.) Jesus is in command of the facts and truth in his own trial (a kangaroo court), verses 12-14 and 19-24. (3.) Jesus bears witness even in the midst of his disciple’s denials, verses 15-18 and 25-27.
Evening Sermon at NCPC-Selma, “Duty, Diligence, & Dependence,” March 4, 2018.
Sermon text: 2 Thessalonians 3:6-18
Sermon outline: [1.] Duty, 6-12. – a. Biblical Command (6). b. Godly Example (7-9). c. Christian Admonition (10-12) [2.] Diligence, 13-15. – a. Godly Leadership (13) b. Corporate Accountability (14, 15) [3.] Dependence, 16-18. – a. Peace of the LORD (16a). b. Presence of the LORD (16b). c. Grace of the LORD (18).
Posted in 2 Thessalonians, Series: The Ordinary Spirit-Filled Congregation, Sermon
Tagged 2 Thessalonians, Apostle Paul, Christian Ethics, Dependence, Diligence, Duty, God of Peace, God's Grace, God's Presence, Idleness, Spiritual Discipline, Work Ethic
Sermon audio of the sermon, “Jesus’ Pastoral Prayer,” preached during the morning Communion Service at Little Sandy Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Deposit, Alabama March 4, 2018.
Seron text: John 17
Sermon outline: (1.) Salvation & Justification – He prays for the glory of God in him, vv. 1-5. (2.) Preservation & Sanctification – He prays for the glory of God in his disciples, 6-19. (3.) Proclamation & Glorification – He prays for his people to see the glory of God in him, 20-26.
Posted in John, Series: The Gospel According to John, Sermon
Tagged Assurance of Salvation, Glorification, Glory of God, High Priestly Prayer of Jesus, Jesus, John 17, Prayer, Sanctification, Sola Deo Gloria
Wednesday Night Bible Study before Prayer at NCPC-Selma. February 28, 2018.
A short study of John 17, “Listening in on Jesus’ Conversation with his Father.”
This prayer is Vertical (1), Personal (9), Joyful (11, 13), Vital (15, 17), Global (20, 21), Hopeful (24).
Evening Worship at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “Prayers and Benediction,” preached Sunday evening February 25, 2018.
Sermon text: 2 Thessalonians 2:13-3:5
Sermon outline: (1.) A Prayer of Thanksgiving (2:13-15). (2.) A Comprehensive Benediction (2:16-17). (3.) A Dependent Request (3:1-5).
Posted in Series: The Ordinary Spirit-Filled Congregation, Sermon
Tagged 2 Thessalonians, Apostle Paul, Benediction, Bible, False Teachers, Gospel, Grace, Jesus, Prayer, Salvation
MORNING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “The Holy Spirit and Tribulation,” preached February 25, 2018.
Sermon text: John: 18-16:33
Sermon outline: (1.) Though the world hates you and persecutes you, the Holy Spirit will help you (15:18-16:4a). (2.) The Holy Spirit will convict the world, but guide you into the truth (16:4b-15). (3.) Though the world rejoices in evil, your coming sorrow will turn to joy–and with the Holy Spirit you will learn to pray with confidence (16:16-24). (4.) In your tribulation in this world, stand firm, Jesus, whose Spirit is in you, has overcome the world (16:25-33).