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Faith Alone: A ‘Sola’ of the Reformation

EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio of the evening sermon (exposition/lecture), “An Evening Series on the Reformation: Sola Fide” October 15, 2017 Texts that inform the topic of Scripture: Psalm 130 & Romans 3:21-31

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We Wish to See Jesus

MORNING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “Sir, We Would See Jesus,” October 15, 2017. Sermon text: John 12:20-26 Sermon outline: (1.) The Gentiles’ Question, 20-22. (2) Jesus’ Response, 23-26, (a) Prophetic pronouncement, 23 (b) Earthly illustration, 24 (c) … Continue reading

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The Truth of Jesus Demands a Response

MORNING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio of the sermon, “Contrasting Responses to the Truth,” preached October 8, 2017 Sermon Text: John 11:45-12:19 Sermon outline: Introduction – John’s gospel & the 7 signs (1.) Truth Exposed, 45-57. Accepted (45), Expediency (46-57). (2.) … Continue reading

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Scripture Alone: A ‘Sola’ of the Reformation

EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio of the evening sermon (exposition/lecture), “An Evening Series on the Reformation: Sola Scriptura” October 1, 2017 Texts that inform the topic of Scripture: 2 Timothy 3:15-17 & 2 Peter 1:16-21 OUTLINE: Introduction: The context of Scripture … Continue reading

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Martha said to Him, ‘Yes, Lord, I believe.’

A Spirit-filled MORNING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “Your Brother Will Rise Again,” October 1, 2017 Sermon text: John 11:1-46 Sermon outline: Intro – Are our words effectual? (1.) God’s timing is providential, 1-16. (2.) God’s message is … Continue reading

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Could He Be the Messiah?

MORNING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “Everything He Said About This Man (the Messiah?) Was True,” September 24, 2017 Sermon text: John 10:22-42 Sermon outline: 1. Intro – Could He Be the Messiah? a. He said he was … Continue reading

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Does God Want Us to Try to Please Him?

EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio of the sermon, “Pleasing God: The Foundation of Our Conduct,” September 17, 2017. Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-2 Sermon outline: 1. INTRO – should we try to please God? 2. exposition of verses 1-2. 3. … Continue reading

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