Sermon Archives

David Royes
June 4, 2017

The King on Trial

The King on Trial

As Jesus is tried by the religious authorities, what becomes clear is that humanity itself is on trial! We are in desperate need of a savior and substitute – something Jesus alone is qualified to be.

March 12, 2017

The Centrality of the Word

July 24, 2016

Blessing in Suffering

Blessing in Suffering
June 12, 2016

Contentment

Contentment
February 14, 2016

Fuel for Worship

Fuel for Worship

Psalm 33 inspires awe by savoring the nature of God.

September 27, 2015

Blessed Assurance

Blessed Assurance

John describes to his readers what it is like to have confidence and be ‘of the truth’ (cf John 18). We see the experience of condemnation, the path of assurance and the confidence of children. For Further Discussion Why is it important to understand the difference between Godly sorrow and worldly sorrow? (cf 2 Corinthians […]

September 20, 2015

Evidence of Eternal Life

Evidence of Eternal Life

Throughout his letter John emphasizes three tests of eternal life: a theological test, a moral test and a relational test. Relationally, eternal life is always evidenced by a super-natural love for others. The biblical picture of love is notably different from worldly love. John speaks about love by offering a sober antithesis, a high calling […]

August 30, 2015

Sinfulness of Sin

Sinfulness of Sin

John’s words are particularly troubling for Christians with tender consciences. Far from advocating sinless perfection, John describes Christians on the path of righteousness by giving The call of a transformed practice, the reminder of the person of Christ and the encouragement of a clear identity. For Further Discussion Why do many Christians avoid the idea […]

August 23, 2015

Confidence of His Coming

Confidence of His Coming

John paints a picture of the Christian life as one that is lived in light of Jesus’ return. The reality of his second coming is instructive to believers living in the ‘last hour’. Because Jesus is coming we Abide in Him, Endure like Him, and Long for Him! For Further Discussion Why is it important […]

August 16, 2015

Child or Counterfeit?

Child or Counterfeit?

 1 John 2:18-29: The Apostle John deliberately contrasts counterfeit Christianity with authentic Christianity. A part of living life in his name is exercising discernment between the time of Jesus’ ascension and his return. John explains the reality of anti-Christ, the marks of true children and the call to confidence. For Further Discussion Why is it […]

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