Tag Archives: Grace

Thanksgivings, Good Words, and Requests

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).

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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 … Continue reading

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Instructions for Everyday Congregational Life

Evening Worship at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “Spiritual Dynamics,” January 21, 2018. Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 5:14-18 Sermon outline: (1.) Spiritual Action (14-15). (2.) Spiritual Energy (16-18).

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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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God Desires Our Holiness

EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio of the sermon, “God’s Will for You,” November 12, 2017. Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 4:3-8 Sermon outline Intro – God’s holiness. (1.) The call to purity. (2.) The call to self-control. (3.) God’s will, your … Continue reading

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Grace Alone: A ‘Sola’ of the Reformation

EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio of the sermon (exposition/lecture), “An Evening Series on the Reformation: Sola Gratia,” October 22, 2017. Text that informs the topic: Ephesians 1:3-14 Outline: 1. Merit or grace? 2. Context: indulgence controversy. 3. Luther’s response. 4. … Continue reading

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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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