The Crucifixion of Christ

Sermon audio from MORNING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, “The Powerful Presence of Jesus, part 3: In Command from a Cross,” March 25, 2018.

Sermon text: John 19:16b-37

Sermon outline: (1.) The Cross & the King, 16b-22. (2.) The Cross & the Scripture, 17-37. (3.) The Cross & the Spirit, 30c, 34, 35, 37).

Bonus: an 11 minute study of John 19:38-42. Outline: (1.) One Royal Funeral. (2) Two Courageous Subjects.

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A Study of Psalm 119:9-16

Continuing our recent studies in Psalm 119, sermon audio for Evening Worship at NCPC-Selma, “Walking in the Way of the Word of God with Purpose,” March 18, 2018.

Sermon text: Psalm 119:9-16

Sermon outline – (1.) Priority, vv. 9-11. (2.) Plan, v. 12. (3.) Prescription, vv. 9, 11, 13, 15. (4.) Practice, vv. 13-16.

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Face to Face with Jesus

Sermon audio from the sermon, “The Powerful Presence of Jesus – part 2,” March 18, 2018, from sermon text John 18:28-19:16a 

Preached during 11AM MORNING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, listen here (26:50).

Preached during 9AM worship at LSRPC-Fort Deposit, listen here (22:00).

Sermon outline: The presence of Jesus brings one (1.) Face to Face with the truth (18:28-38a). i. The truth of God’s sovereignty (28-32). ii. The truth of Christ’s divinity (33-38a). (2.) Face to Face with yourself as you really are (18:38b-19:11). (3.) Face to Face with reality (18:38b; 19:4, 6, 12-16a). i. Not guilty. ii. Behold the man. iii. Behold your king.

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Introduction to Psalm 119

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).

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The Betrayal and Denial of Jesus Christ

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.

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If You’re Gonna Eat Then You’re Gonna Work

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).

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Jesus’ Prayer for Himself, His Disciples, and His People

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.

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