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Matthew 12.43-50
Jul 9th 2017

Ever feel like you're on a religious roller coaster? Sometimes up, sometimes down. If so, could it be that you're on the wrong ride?

In today's passage, the Lord Jesus depicts a frightful state: demonic repossession worse than before. Perhaps you or someone you...read >>

demon, faith, family, fruit, grace, hope, mercy, possession, redemption, safe, secure
demons, Matthew, salvation

Worthy of Me

Matthew 10.37
Feb 26th 2017

In our passage today, Jesus forces the question: "Am I worthy of Jesus?" Well, how would you answer that? Are you worthy of Jesus? What a weighty question! Is there any more important question you'll be asked today? No!

Last week we covered Matthew...read >>

affection, command, desire, emotions, family, feel, humility, joy, love, righteousness, salvation, sin, suitable, supremacy, want, worthy
love, Matthew, salvation

Merry Christmas, 2016!

Dec 25th 2016

Today we'll employ a mixture of song, Scripture, prayer & testimony in worship as we celebrate our Savior's birth.read >>

birth, Christmas, God, Gospel, hero, hope, human, promise, prophecy, salvation, Savior
Christmas, holiday, salvation

The Light Has Dawned

Matthew 4.12-17
May 17th 2015

Isn't it nice to be in control of God? You know, only letting Him into the areas of our lives that we're inclined to share with Him. "I mean, come on... Surely we've got to keep some things to ourselves, right? How else can I maintain my identity? I've got to...read >>

Galilee, Great Commission, Kingdom, least of these, light, ministry, missional, missionary, racism, royal priesthood, Savior, sin, world
Matthew, mission, salvation

Whose Son Is He?

Matthew 1.18-25
Mar 15th 2015

Polls continue to show a steady decline in the number of professing Christians who believe in the virgin birth of Jesus Christ. What about you? Is He Man, myth or legend?

Toward the end of His ministry, while being persecuted by Jewish leaders, Jesus asked the...read >>

divinity, faith, hope, Immanuel, Jesus, Joseph, lineage, Mary, Promise Keeper, prophecy, salvation, save His people, Son of God, trustworthy, virgin birth
doctrine, Jesus, 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

For The Glory of God's Grace

Isaiah 43.1-7, Ephesians 1.3-6
Jan 18th 2015

Why does anything exist? Chances are, most of you know the reason. Don't discount that knowledge, my friend. Knowing all exists for the glory of God provides a view of the world that answers so many questions. Perhaps as you survey the canvas of human sin, the...read >>

Ephesians 1, glory, Gospel, grace, hope, Isaiah 43, plan, predestination, purpose, salvation, sovereignty
glory, Gospel, grace

Will He Find Faith On the Earth?

Luke 18.1-8
Dec 28th 2014

Throughout Jesus' 3 year ministry, one of the most important things that he taught and demonstrated was how to live a life of prayer. Watching Jesus himself commune with the Father was no doubt one greatest privileges given to the disciples. In Luke chapter 18 Jesus...read >>

call, election, glorification, hope, integrity, love, perseverance, persistence, prayer
faith, prayer, salvation

Joseph's "Revenge"

Genesis 42
Oct 19th 2014

How long have you lingered under the crushing weight of guilt?

Does there remain any unconfessed failures or grievances against others that our enemy clouds out Christ with?

If God loves you—and you know He does—He will lovingly, but often painfully, surface...read >>

fear, guilt, humility, justice, law, mercy, regret, remorse, repentance, salvation, sin, sorrow, truth, wisdom
Genesis, grace, repentance

The Giver And Not The Gift

Luke 5.17-26
May 11th 2014

Two thousand years ago Jesus, the Son of God, healed a lame man lowered from the ceiling by some very good friends. However, those legs have now long since turned to dust. But the healing this man received from Jesus didn't start, or stop with his legs. There was...read >>

divinity, fellowship, forgiveness, healing, hope, Jesus, John Knight, Mother's Day, prosperity gospel, salvation, sickness, suffering, supremacy of Christ
forgiveness, healing, salvation

Resurrection Roots -- 2014

Luke 24.13-35
Apr 20th 2014

The story of the Resurrection may have culminated on the third day after Jesus' crucifixion, but it certainly didn't originate there. His death for our sin wasn't just a matter of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. The glorious Trinity planned the...read >>

Easter, empty tomb, hope, joy, resurrection, risen, salvation, story
Gospel, resurrection, salvation

The Doctrine of The Human Condition

Luke 18.18-25, John 11.1-6,11-15
Jan 26th 2014

During our first week of the doctrinal series we took a good look at our glorious God who exists in an eternal, loving, Trinitarian community. From the overflow of their love for each other, our Creator made us in His image. Last week we considered the the glorious...read >>

blind, depravity, grace, idolatry, Jesus, John Snyder, Lazarus, prosperity gospel, rebellious, rich young ruler, salvation, self, sin
monergism, salvation, sin

Grace's Ladder

Genesis 28.10-22
Jan 5th 2014

If you're a follower of Jesus Christ, one thing you surely know by now is how gracious His call was & is upon your life. We are saved by God's grace: undeserved favor. Today's passage in Genesis depicts this perfectly.

En route from his death-threatening...read >>

angels, calling, dreams, election, grace, heaven, Jacob, Jacob's ladder, Jesus, redemption, salvation, sovereign, stairway
Genesis, grace, salvation

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

High Peak Fellowship, Kerrville

Aug 25th 2013

Pastor Matt Melton shares with the South Church family the plan & purpose for High Peak Fellowship--a new church plant in Kerrville.

Why church plant?

Why Kerrville?

What's the biblical basis for this fellowship?

How do they hope to reach the un- &...read >>

church plant, Fuddruckers, High Peak Fellowship, Kerrville, lost, Matt Melton, outreach, salvation
church planting, ministry, outreach

Faithful Fathers Fight - Part 2

Genesis 14.1-16
May 12th 2013

Having run out of time in the previous sermon, this week we will pick up with the last three verses of Abram's first rescue of his knuckle-head nephew.

Today's three points of application are timely for our nation & its people. May the Lord work His Word &...read >>

abortion, Abram, bravery, courage, fight, hope, Lot, planning, strategy, Syria, wisdom
covenant, Genesis 14, salvation

Resurrection Roots -- 2013

John 20.1-17
Mar 31st 2013

The story of the Resurrection may have culminated on the third day after Jesus' crucifixion, but it certainly didn't originate there. His death for our sin wasn't just a matter of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. The glorious Trinity planned the...read >>

Easter, hope, resurrection, risen, salvation, story, Via Dolorosa
Gospel, resurrection, salvation

A Family Toward Faith

Genesis 11.10-26
Mar 24th 2013

This genealogy is different. Chapter 10's is a segmented-genealogy: to tell of all the different families were connected (or not). Chapter 5's is a linear-genealogy, like the one in this passage. But there is still one emphatic difference between those two. Genesis...read >>

Abraham, Abram, death, genealogy, hope, life, lineage, Noah, Palm Sunday, promise, salvation, Shem
faith, genealogy, Genesis 11

A Bibbing In the Vine

Genesis 9.18-29
Mar 3rd 2013

The Lord continues to redeem ruin.

He's kept His promise in sending faithful rains, rather than destroying rains. And Noah the craftsmen-turned-vinedresser is found inebriated, naked, exposed.

The youngest of his sons walks in on him and "sees &...read >>

bless, Canaan, covering, curse, drunk, Gentiles, Ham, Japheth, naked, Noah, redemption, respect, salvation, shame, Shem, wine
blessin, Genesis 9, sin

Creation, Christmas & Calvary

Genesis 3.15
Dec 23rd 2012

Where did evil come from? Whose got the power and authority over this earth? Why not just destroy satan now, or right after the fall? Oh, and by the way: Merry Christmas! :)

Tackling big questions on Christmas? Well, maybe it wasn't the smartest of ideas, but how...read >>

authority, Christmas, demon, Gospel, humble, irresistible grace, Jesus, joy, power, Savior, sin, sorrow, sovereign
Genesis 3, Gospel, salvation

the God of Wind, Waves and Whales

Jonah 1-2
Sep 16th 2012

Nothing brings a prodigal home like Sovereign storms. Going through any? Perhaps the Lord has called up His winds or seas to bash against the bows of your boat? What are we to do through thick and thin but turn to the Lord who "works all things together for...read >>

collateral grace, darkness, God, Jonah, Nineveh, prophet, salvation, sin, sovereign, storm
glory, Jonah, sovereignty