Soli Deo Gloria

Sermons on Conversion

“The Beginning of Israel” Genesis 32:1-36:43

Theme: God fulfills his promise to graciously create and preserve His people contrary to what they deserve.
Aim: Be reconciled to God through the Messiah-offspring of Israel, Jesus Christ.
(1) Can men strive with God? (Genesis 32:1-32)
(2) Is reconciliation possible? (Genesis 33:1-20)
(3) Is there any justice? (Genesis 34:1-31)
(4) The beginning of Israel (Genesis 35:1-36:43)

“Baptism” Romans 6:1-14

Theme: Baptism is the immersing of believers in Jesus Christ united them to the church and is a picture of conversion from sin to Jesus Christ.
Aim: Let us be found faithful as we practice baptism corresponding to faith in Christ, an appeal for a good conscience washed clean through the blood of Christ.
(1) A Picture of Conversion (Romans 5-6)
(2) Immersion In Water (Matthew 13:13-17; Romans 6:3-11)
(3) For Repenting Believers In Jesus Christ (Matthew 3:6, 11; Mark 1:4; Luke 3:3; Acts 8:12-13; 18:8; )
(4) Union to Church (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 2:41-42; 1 Corinthians 12:12-13)
a. What about infant baptism?
(5) Baptism Doesn’t Save You (1 Peter 3:21)

“God Provides for His People” Ruth 2:1-3:18

Theme: God’s people are refugees who take refuge in God by seeking a Redeemer and waiting for redemption.
Aim: Take refuge from the trials of this world and from God’s eternal wrath in the Redeemer, Jesus Christ.
(1) The Lord Is a Refuge (Ruth 2:1-13)
(2) God’s People are Refugees (Ruth 2:14-23)
(3) God’s People Pursue a Redeemer (Ruth 3:1-15)
(4) God’s People Waiting for Redemption (Ruth 3:16-18)

“Suffering, God’s Kindness & Hope” Ruth 1:1-22

Theme: In the midst of sin and suffering, God is kind in His providence to draw His people to Himself with good news.
Aim: Trust in the good news of God’s provision of salvation through the living water and bread of life, Jesus Christ
(1) Suffering (Ruth 1:1-5)
(2) God’s Providential Kindness (Ruth 1:6-18)
(3) Hope (Ruth 1:19-22)