Sunday, April 8th 2018 | John 3:12-18 Jesus told Nicodemus, as recorded in John 3, that “just as (in the same manner) Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert” – so that every sin-striken, deadly snake-bit, helpless Israelite who merely looked in faith to the serpent lifted up on a stake and made to […]
Sunday, March 4th 2018 | Romans 6:1-14 We’re used to hearing that Christ died for our sins. But Romans 6:1-14 teach something different: That Christ died TO our sin (singular). This is the concept that he died to sin as the ruling/reigning Master, and we (the Old Man, the man identified with Adam) were co-crucified […]
Sunday, February 25th 2018 | Romans 5:12-21 O Felix Culpa! – Oh Happy Fault! The universal domination of sin and death. The glorious freedom of God’s grace in the shed blood of His Son. Not the name of a rock band or movie star. It is Latin for, “Happy fault!” – and it says that even […]
Sunday, February 18th 2018 | Romans 5:1-11 Justification by faith alone. Sola Fidei. Just what does this mean? Who is it for? Why is it so? Why is this a most necessary doctrine to grasp? In this tender handling of Romans 5:1-11, Molher gives us the vital context of Paul’s discussion of justification, and shows us […]
Sunday, January 28th 2018 | Matthew 24:32-51 What did Jesus mean by “this generation will not pass away until all these things take place”? This is a serious matter and some even think it means Jesus was a false prophet! Pastor Kooyers takes us through the options and tells us what the passage means based […]
Sunday, December 10th 2017 | Hebrews 2 Just what does the incarnation, God the Son in human flesh in the person of Jesus, signal to us, and where does that put us regarding God’s favor towards us?
Sunday, December 3rd 2017 | 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 No talent, gift, or exercise of moral virtue is meaningful in the divine sense, nor reward-able at the Bema, (“it profits me nothing”) unless it is driven by and infiltrated with genuine love.
Sunday, July 16th 2017 | Acts 10:24-11:1 The use of tongues in churches and as a “private prayer language” over the past century has become an explosive, and sometimes divisive issue, even schisming churches and causing entirely new denominations to form. But what are “tongues”, from a strictly Biblical perspective? Are they a kind of […]
Sunday, July 9th 2017 | 1 Thessalonians 5:12-18 This tender and detailed exposition of Paul’s instruction to the church in Thessaloniki is worth hearing. What is the relationship of the congregation of the local church to its elders/pastors, and vice-versa. How should they respect and love the elders, and why? What accountability do elders have […]
Sunday, July 2nd 2017 | Acts 2:5-21 Many Christians get excited when they think of the tongues spoken at Pentecost. But was that what tongues were intended to evoke? Or were they intended by God to evoke a very different reaction?