The Promised Son

MORNING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, Christmas Eve message, December 24, 2017, audio from the sermon, “He is not ashamed to call us brothers and sisters“.

Sermon text: Matthew 1:1-17

Sermon outline: (1) God keeps his promises. (2) God saves his people.

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The Persevering Love of Jesus

Sermon audio from MORNING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, from the sermon, “As I Have Loved You,” preached December 17, 2017.

Sermon text: John 13:18-38

Sermon outline: (1) Treachery from within the ranks, 18-30. (2) The glory of Christian love, 31-35. (3) Denial by a friend foretold, 36-38.

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Theology Is for Comfort and Encouragement

SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “Jesus’ 2nd Advent: The Coming of the Lord,” December 10, 2017.

Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Sermon outline: (1.) Jesus’ death and resurrection are the basis of the Christian’s hope (13-18) (2.) Jesus’ certain return with those who have died in Christ to meet those still alive in Christ is the basis for the Christian’s present encouragement (18).

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A Humble Savior

Audio of the sermon, “Christmas Service,” preached December 10 at NCPC-Selma and December 17 at LSRPC-Fort Deposit.

Sermon text: John 13:1-17

Sermon outline: 1. Faith and love may still lack understanding, 6-9. 2. All need to be washed by Christ for salvation, 8. 3. Even the cleansed need the provision of daily pardon, 10a, 4. There are false professions of faith, 2, 10b-11. 5. Jesus provides an example of service, 12-17.

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Christian Ambition?

SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “Everyday Life & Conduct,” Preached December 3, 2017.

Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12

Sermon outline: 1. What is my goal/ambition? (11). 2. Why is this my goal/ambition? (12)

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Jesus Revealed the Father

MORNING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “Jesus the Mediator and Missionary,” preached December 3, 2017, the First Sunday of Advent.

Sermon text: John 12:44-50

Sermon outline: (1.) The unified witness (revelation) of the Father and the Son, 44-46. (2.) The authoritative witness (revelation) of the Father through the Son, 47-50. A. The singular focus of the witness of Jesus and his words, 47-48. B. The authority behind the witness of the words of Jesus, 49-50.

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Biblical Philadelphia

Evening Worship at NCPC-Selma, audio of the sermon, “Love for the Saints,” November 26, 2017.

Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 4:9-10

Sermon outline: Intro: Characteristics of the early church. 1. Brotherly and Sisterly Love. 2. ‘God-taught’ Love. 3. Extensive Love. Concl: Love through the fullness of the Holy Spirit.

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