Paul’s Apostolic Authority Proved

Sunday, August 11th 2019  | Galatians 2:15-21 Paul continues his aggressive defense of his apostleship by Christ by showing that the mother church in Jerusalem had received him as such, and by his confrontation with a back-sliding Peter! The chapter concludes with a stark and oddly beautiful word picture about Paul’s relationship to the Law […]

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Paul’s Vital Defense of His Apostleship

Sunday, August 4th 2019  |  Galatians 1:10-24 In this part of the Galatian letter, launches into a defense of the gospel of God’s grace, by defending the fact that he has been given direct, divine revelation, an entire systematic corpus of knowledge and doctrine, personally, by the living and resurrected Jesus Christ. This makes him […]

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A different Jesus, a different gospel!

Sunday, July 28th 2019  |  Galatians 1:1-9 Just a few short years after Paul planted the gospel in Southern Galatia, a small band of “Judaizers” led by one particular spokesman, have swayed the newly minted Christians away from the pure saving gospel of God’s grace to a perverted gospel! This group wants these Christians to […]

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The Protection from Apostasy

Sunday, February 24th 2019  |  Jude 1:20-25 Jude has been pounding away the warning about apostates within: What happened to make them that way, what they look like in action, and the results of their “ministry”, and what their destiny will be. Now he turns his attention to his beloveds, his dear brothers and sisters […]

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Apostates in Their Midst!

Sunday, February 10th 2019  |  Jude 1:12-16 Jude is deeply concerned for the spiritual, moral and social health of the local body of Christ. He illustrates apostate teachers in their midst with five metaphors from nature. These metaphors were things everyone in the ancient near east would immediate connect with. After that he appeals to […]

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The Exposure of Apostate Teachers

Sunday, February 3rd 2019  |  Jude 1:5-13 We’ve all heard of the wolf in sheep’s clothing. Last Sunday Jude showed us that apostasy migrates downhill in an individual: from ungodliness (rebellion/disbelief), to licentiousness (immorality), and finally to denial of key doctrines of the faith (telling God He’s wrong and the apostate is right). Today Jude […]

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The Descent Into Apostasy

Sunday, January 27th 2019  |  Jude 1:4-7 There are three sequential steps into full blown apostasy. Know them, know the signs and we have a fighting chance to stop them in our churches and in ourselves! “The greatest danger to the church today is not humanism, paganism, atheism or agnosticism. The greatest danger is not […]

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The Second Coming

Sunday, January 20th 2019  |  2 Peter 3:1-18 Tom Meyer recites 2nd Peter from memory and then preaches on the 2nd coming from chapter 3! It is riveting! About Tom Meyer: Tom Meyer is a professor at Shasta Bible College and Graduate School, has lived in Israel, receiving two M.A. degrees at Jerusalem University College. He’s […]

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Sunday, January 13th 2019  |  Jude 1:1-3 The compact, 25 verse sermon of Jude packs a powerful punch about the maximum effort, high priority call of the local church and all believers to contend for the “The Faith” (the body of doctrines which are given in all scripture). No one is excused, and no one […]

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