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sermons tagged 'New Covenant'

A New Distinction

Matthew 15.10-20
Jan 14th 2018

The King & His Kingdom had arrived. And with that, things were changing. Light was swallowing up all the shadows of the past. What was once thought to set God's people apart—the law—now meets its Maker. And as He spoke and declared the meaning of His Words,...read >>

defile, dietary laws, eat, food laws, heart, holiness, mouth, New Covenant, Peter, Pharisees, righteous, Spirit
holiness, law, Matthew

Because He First Loved Us

1 John 4.7-21
Feb 8th 2015

What makes the Gospel glorious? God does. Not just who He is, but how He has manifested "who He is" among us: the death, burial & resurrection of His Son for our sin. All praise & glory is due Him!

So then, what's the connection between His...read >>

deeds, duty, freedom, good works, Holy Spirit, hope, joy, love, New Covenant, salvation, sanctification, service
glory, love, New Covenant

A Better Burial - Part 2

Genesis 35.1-15
Aug 3rd 2014

We left a lot unanswered last week. So this week we're gonna take another peek into the first 8 verses of chapter 35 again, as well as the next 7.

Our goal is to keep it simple this week: three smaller sections of Scripture with one main point made for each. Can...read >>

addiction, change, Good Shepherd, habit, Holy Spirit, love, New Covenant, new creation, overcome, power, repentance, transform
Genesis 35, Holy Spirit, New Covenant

A Better Burial

Genesis 35.1-8
Jul 27th 2014

"As a dog returns to its vomit, so does a fool to his folly." -Pv26.11

Any idea what that means? Of course you do! How many times have we buried the hatchet, only to leave that handle sticking so we can grab it back again when we "need" it? O...read >>

addictions, behavior, death, Deborah, habit, hope, idols, Jacob, love, sin, Spirit
Genesis, New Covenant, repentance

The Global and Local Family of God

1 Corinthians 11.17-34, Jeremiah 31.31-34, Deuteronomy 30.6, Ezekiel 36.27, Acts 2.42
Mar 30th 2014

What's so new about the New Covenant, and what role does it play in creating, establishing and uniting the Church?

Having seen us through 10 weeks of doctrine, we will now turn back to Paul's words to the church of Corinth in order to help us consider His Word to...read >>

Body of Christ, Church, committed, covenant, family, life, member, membership, New Covenant, Proclaim, relationship, Restore, sovereignty, Sustain
covenant, Doctrine, membership

Self Examination of Regeneration

John 2.23-3.15
Sep 29th 2013

NOTE: audio improves at minute seven

[The following sermon was preached by Brother Logan Cauthen, based on Jesus' conversation with Nicodemus in John 3.]

In Matthew 7 Jesus tells us of a group of people who confess him as Lord, are involved in ministry...read >>

born again, death, fake, hope, hypocrisy, in, judgement, life, light, New Covenant, Nicodemus, out, real, regeneration, salvation, sin, Spirit, truth, water
hypocrisy, New Covenant, salvation

No One Will Take Your Joy

John 16.16-24
Nov 13th 2011

The sorrow of His death is swallowed up by joy in His resurrection; therefore, pray for His praise!read >>

faith, fear, glory, hope, Joy, know, love, New Covenant, obey, promises, Word
Gospel of John, John 16

Promised Shepherd

John 10.1-6
Oct 10th 2010

Having dealt with the blindness of the religious leaders to the light of the glory of God in the face of Jesus, the Good Shepherd now turns His vocals toward their deafness.

These leaders are a type of shepherd, but they must get into the fold another way, for...read >>

faith, love, New Covenant, promise, robber, sheep, shepherd, thieves, trust, voice, wolves
Gospel of John, John 10

Baptism: What and Why

Matthew 28.19, Colossians 2.11-15, Romans 6.3-4
Jul 4th 2010

Today we'll be looking at several passages to help us formulate a biblical perspective on Jesus' institution of baptism.

What is baptism?

Why is baptism?

When should someone be baptized?

Can anyone be baptized or is it only for the "super-disciples"?

What about...read >>

baptize, buried, circumcision, faith, inward condition, New Covenant, outward sign, raised
baptism, Colossians 2, Romans 6

Past Provisions for Future Faith

John 7.37-39
Jun 13th 2010

Wow!

The Apostle John, inspired by the Spirit of Jesus, paints a glorious picture for us today.

We'll call on several Old Testament passages & prophecies so we don't miss the glory of God in the face of His Son in today's display.

Just as the Feast of...read >>

Ezekiel, Ezra, forgiveness, gate, indwelling, Nehemiah, New Covenant, Spirit, temple, water
Gospel of John, John 7

Worship 101

Jan 3rd 2010

What is it? Why is it? When is it? How do we do it?

Discovering the answers to these questions is almost as difficult as trying to nail jello to the wall.

However, the Scripture does provide us with the tools of worship: namely, Jesus Christ.read >>

Great Commandment, heart, love, mind, New Covenant, Psalm, Romans 12, worship
discipline, ministry, vision

Begin Again

John 3.1-15
Dec 13th 2009

This week, the great teacher of Israel becomes the student of the Greatest Teacher ever.

What would you ask Him? What does Nic ask Him? Truth be told, not a thing, but Jesus, who knows all men and what is inside of them (2.23-25), and so is able to perform the...read >>

born again, flesh, Holy Spirit, Jesus, Moses, New Covenant, Nicodemus, serpent, staff, wind
Gospel of John, John 3

Faith That Is Not Faith

John 2.23-25
Nov 29th 2009

John is on a mission: faith in all readers! Yet, in today's passage, just when you thought it was safe to believe...

Apparently, there is a faith that isn't faith... at least not the kind that Jesus is desiring us to have. So what about you?

Knowing the wrong and...read >>

Ezekiel, faith, Jeremiah, Jesus, love, New Covenant
Gospel of John, John 2