Sola Scriptura

A look at some of the influential scripture that sparked the Reformation.

2 Timothy 3:16-17

What Is God’s Will For My Life?

A look at 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8, a call to sanctification.

1 Thessalonians 4:1-8

The One Who Is Worthy

A look at Revelation 5.  Worthy is the Lamb who was slain.

Revelation 5:1-14

A Glimpse of Glory

A look at John's vision of heaven following the seven letters to the churches in Revelation.

Revelation 4:1-11

To Laodicea: You Don’t Realize

God hates lukewarm (megh).  Hot and Cold both serve a purpose and are profitable, lukewarm warrents spitting out.  The Church at Laodicea doesn't even realize how lukewarm they have become....

Revelation 3:14-22

Therefore Encourage One Another… (Education Sunday 2017)

In light of salvation through the gospel of Jesus Christ, let's be encouraging to one another.

1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

To Philadelphia: Hold Fast

The only letter with no condemnation, the church at Philadelphia is encouraged to hold fast with patient endurance.

Revelation 3:7-13

To Sardis: The Death of a Church

A call to a church that appears spiritually alive, but is actually dead.  Wake up & repent.

Revelation 3:1-6

Redeemed from the Curse

We've been redeemed by Christ, the righteous shall live by faith.  

Galatians 3:1-14

Justified by Faith

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Galatians 2:15-21

To Thyatira: Hold Fast

This church is commended on their deeds, love, faith, service, and perseverance.  However, they have been tolerating the teachings of a woman with Jezebel-like ways.  To those who do not hold to her...

Revelation 2:18-29

To Pergamum: Dangerous Tolerance

A church commended for holding fast to Jesus' name and not denying the faith, but condemned for allowing false teachers and teachings to make their way into their church community.  

Revelation 2:12-17

To Smyrna: Remain Faithful

No specific condemntation, just an encouragement to remain faithful in the midst of tribulation, even unto death.

Revelation 2:8-11

To Ephesus: And yet…

The letter to the church at Ephesus.  The letter contains commendations and one key condemnation: they had lost their first love...

Revelation 2:1-7

Letters to The Seven Churches of Revelation - Intro

An Intro to the 2017 Summer Series on the Letters to the Seven Churches of Revelation.  (Rev. 1)

Revelation 1:1-20

The Priority of Qualified Leadership

The qualifications of elders in the church.  A high and important calling.

1 Timothy 3:1-7

The Fool & His Folly

The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God."  God is with the righteous, is their refuge, and salvation is found in Him.

Psalms 14:1-7

From Fear to Faith (Habakkuk Wrap-Up)

Habakkuk Summary & Wrap-Up

Habakkuk 1:1-3:19

Even If…

Though the fig tree should not blossom...

Habakkuk 3:17-19

Strangers and Aliens Around the Throne

Welcoming the foreigner in our midst, both in the world around us and in our church fellowship; being a blessing; and remembering that we were also strangers with no hope.  

Ephesians 2:11-22

From Fear to Faith

Habakkuk's response (part 1): This prayer is bookended with musical instructions reminiscent of the Psalms.  It begins with a powerful picture of the Lord's power, sovereignty, and wrath.

Habakkuk 3:1-16

Judgement and Glory (Pt. 2)

God's 2nd response (continued): Five taunt songs underscore the doom that awaits the Chaldeans. In the midst of these taunts we are reminded: "...the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the...

Habakkuk 2:15-20

Judgement and Glory (Pt. 1)

God's 2nd response (continued): Five taunt songs underscore the doom that awaits the Chaldeans. In the midst of these taunts we are reminded: "...the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the...

Habakkuk 2:6-14

The Just Shall Live By Faith

God's 2nd response: (Part 1) The Chaldean gloating will be only temporary.  It will ultimately be the righteous who will live by faith.

Habakkuk 2:2-5

Take Up Your Cross & Follow

If anyone wishes to follow Christ, he must take up his cross.  Whoever wishes to save his life will lose it.  What does it profit a man to gain the whole world, and forfeit his soul?

Mark 8:31-9:1


Let's talk about that story that never gets old...

Romans 1:1-7

Peace (Palm Sunday 2017)

Jesus came to bring true peace.  But how?

Zechariah 9:9-10

Wait, What?!

Habakkuk's 2nd Complaint: How can you use the Chaldeans to bring judgment when they are far worse than Judah?

Habakkuk 1:12-2:1

You’re Looking at the Wrong Thing

God's first response to Habakkuk's first complaint.  The Babylonians will be raised up, bring violence, take captives, and conquer.  Judah will, in fact, receive her due.

Habakkuk 1:5-11

Why, Lord?!

Habakkuk's first complaint: How can a holy God tolerate the injustice, perversion, and wickedness among His people?

Habakkuk 1:1-4