Our Forever Great High Priest

October 26, 2015

A sermon on Hebrews 7:23-28, for Reformation Day, about how Jesus is our Forever High Priest, and how and why He is greater than the priesthood and intercession of the Old Testament/Covenant. Why did God swear by oath to make Jesus our High Priest? What does it mean that His priesthood stands forever, and He saves us to the uttermost?


The Living Word of God

October 19, 2015

Sermon on Hebrews 4:1-16, for the 21st Sunday after Pentecost, about the Living and Active Word of God, sharper than any two-edge sword. What are obstacles to hearing God's Word? What must be combined with the Word, to benefit from God's promises?


Serious Sin and Original Confidence

October 12, 2015

Sermon on Hebrews 3:12-19, for the 20th Sunday after Pentecost, about the danger and deception of sin, why sin must be diagnosed by God so that we might have the cure--what our original hope and confidence is, and how Christ sees our salvation through "to the end."


Christ is All-Sufficient

October 5, 2015

Sermon on Hebrews 2:1-13, for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost, about how Jesus became incarnate, and why He suffered, what was His crown and glory. How is Jesus' work totally sufficient for our salvation? What new relationship has He created with us?


Hell and the Kingdom

October 2, 2015

Sermon on Mark 9:38-50, for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost. Jesus teaches about the deadliness of sin, and the warnings against hell. What does it mean that everyone will be "salted with fire"? How does a Christian "have salt" in themselves?