Sermons

The Excellent Wife

This passage teaches us about the character and work of a godly woman. These virtues are to be admired, honored, recognized, and encouraged by godly men; and emulated, respected, and pursued by godly women.

Battling Betrayers (Part 2)

This passage reminds Christians of their responsibility to engage in the battle for purity. This fight for purity is not merely for the right beliefs of Christianity but for the right behaviors. We must diligently care for what other Christians preach and what they practice!

Battling Betrayers (Part 1)

This passage reminds Christians of their responsibility to engage in the battle for purity. This fight for purity is not merely for the right beliefs of Christianity but for the right behaviors. We must diligently care for what other Christians preach and what they practice!

The Grandeur of a God Who Saves

This passage continues Paul’s personal testimony. He continues to compare the true gospel and its impact on sinners such as himself with the gospel of the false teachers in Ephesus. The gospel of the false teachers produces immorality, but the true gospel saves and sanctifies sinners for the glory of God. This passage teaches us two truths about the true gospel.

Services and Offerings: The Dangers of Cheap Worship

In light of God’s love for His people, Malachi is confronting and rebuking the priests, who were supposed to be God’s representative and worship leaders of Israel, in their lack of honor and reverence towards God. Evidenced by their complacency which resulted to the desecration of the altar and apathy towards God.

The First Faithful Saying

This text reminds Christians of the unmovable truths of the gospel that gave Paul his thanksgiving (1 Tim 1:12-14) and strengthens our confidence in Christ’s forgiveness (1 Tim 1:16-17). This passage contains two unmovable truths that glorify Christ and encourage our souls.

Gospel Gratitude For Gospel Change

Paul shows the difference between the true gospel and the errant gospels of the false teachers in Ephesus. This passage teaches Christians that the true gospel is not just about the mind, it is about the genuine change of heart that leads to a change in lifestyle. God’s love expressed in the gospel leads Paul to express true gratitude.