Sermons from April 2021
This is the second in a series of Sunday evening sermons on our church covenant. Tonight’s sermon is particularly on the first paragraph: “Having, as we trust, been brought by Divine grace to repent and believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and to give up ourselves to him, and having been baptized upon our profession of faith, in the name of the Father and of the Son and the Holy Spirit, we do now, relying on His gracious aid, solemnly…
Big Idea: A person who submits to God’s judgment submits to earthly masters. (1) Submit to Your Boss (1 Peter 2:18-20)3 Caveatsa. Don’t submit to sinb. Keep your employment promisesc. Pursue work that enables faithfulness in the home, church & community. (2) Jesus Submitted to Unjust Suffering as an Example to Us (1 Peter 2:21-23)(3) Jesus Submitted to Unjust Suffering to Accomplish Our Salvation (1 Peter 2:24-25)
This is the first of a series of sermons preached at the Sunday evening services to help us grow in our understanding of the covenantal relationship that Christians have together in a local church.
Big Idea: Christian freedom expresses itself in submission for the Lord’s sake. 1. Glorify God by Submitting to and Honoring Everyone (1 Peter 2:13, 17)2. Glorify God by Submitting to the Government (1 Peter 2:14, 17)3. Freedom In Christ Looks Like Submission (1 peter 2:15-17)