Soli Deo Gloria

Sermons on New Testament

“Blessed Are the Steadfast in Trials” James 1:12-18

An Expositional Sermon James 1:12-18 “Blessed Are the Steadfast in Trials” Theme/Big Idea: God brings forth his people by the gospel, so remain steadfast. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Pray that God would help us to remain steadfast in our love for God, because He has first loved us by sending His Son to die for us. Pray that God would…

“Wise Boasting in Trials” James 1:5-11

An Expositional Sermon James 1:5-11 “Wise Boasting in Trials” Theme/Big Idea: Fight for joy in trials by asking God for help and boasting in Christ. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Pray that God would preserve us and strengthen us to fight for faith as we sojourn through this broken world, keeping our eyes fixed upon Christ. Outline: (1) Ask God for Help…

“Bring Each Other Back” James 1:1-5:20 (Overview)

An Expositional Sermon James 1:1-5:20 “Bring Each Other Back” Theme/Big Idea: Christians turn and bring sinners back from wandering on the path of dead faith for the salvation of each other’s souls. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Turn from the temptation to turn from the narrow way that leads to eternal life – the gospel of Jesus Christ – and seek…

“Freedom/Fruit of the Spirit” Galatians 5:22-26

An Expositional Sermon Galatians 5:22-26 “Freedom/Fruit of the Spirit” Theme/Big Idea: The flavor Christ’s people tastes like the fruit of the Spirit. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Keep in step with the Spirit. Outline: (1) What Freedom from Sin & the Law Looks/Tastes Like (Galatians 5:22-23) (2) Those Who Belong to Christ Have Crucified the Flesh (Galatians 5:24-26) Questions for Further…

“Bondage/Desires of the Flesh” Galatians 5:13-21

An Expositional Sermon Galatians 5:13-21 “Bondage/Desires of the Flesh” Theme/Big Idea: The desires and works of the flesh are opposed to the freedom we have in the gospel Aim/Appropriation/Application: Walk in the Spirit. Outline: (1) God’s People Were Called to Freedom (Galatians 5:13-15) (2) We Are at War (Galatians 5:16-18) (3) God’s People Fight Their Sin (Galatians 5:19-21) Questions for…

“Remain Steadfast Like Job” James 5:11

An Expositional Sermon James 5:11 “Remain Steadfast Like Job” Theme/Big Idea: Run the race marked out before us with endurance. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Sojourn as a refugee Christian in this world with the steadfastness of Job in the certain hope of Jesus Christ’s return. Outline: (1) This World Is Not Our Home (2) Endure Even as Job Endured (3) The…