Justification by Faith Alone

Audio:   Download Audio Galatians 1:1-9 In our series of sermons on the contemporary challenge of Roman Catholicism we considered first the place of the church, especially the established, mainstream […]

Paul’s Strategy

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v.16

Athens was not on Paul's missionary agenda, but while waiting there, he took maximum advantage of the opportunity. He was not a man for the vacation. Here he is an example of both that sensitivity to the lostness a…

The Sufficiency of Scripture

Audio:   Download Audio “Roman Catholicism: The Sufficiency of Scripture” 2 Timothy 3:10-17 January 18, 1998 There can be no doubt as to the core issue separating Protestants from Roman […]

The Sufficiency of Scripture

2 Timothy 3:10-17 There can be no doubt as to the core issue separating Protestants from Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christians. It is the sufficiency of Holy Scripture. Roman Catholics […]

Trusting the Tradition

Audio:   Download Audio   “Roman Catholicism: Trusting the Tradition” Matthew 23:25-39 January 11, 1998 We pick up our text in the middle of the Lord Jesus’ terrible accusation of […]

Trusting the Tradition

Matthew 23:25-39 Text Comment We pick up our text in the middle of the Lord Jesus’ terrible accusation of the teachers of the law and Pharisees, who are identified as […]

Hearing Sermons

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v.3

The primitive preaching was, in the terms of the modern alternative, transactional more than interpersonal, that is, it focused more on the objective realities of sin, guilt, Christ's atonement, and the eschatological…

Considering Roman Catholicism

Audio:   Download Audio   “Considering Roman Catholicism” 1 John 4:1-3 January 4, 1998 Introduction of Series on Roman Catholicism Today we begin a series of Lord’s Day morning sermons […]

Introduction

1 John 4:1-3 Today we begin a series of Lord’s Day morning sermons unlike our usual fare. As you know, it is the custom of this pulpit, for reasons I […]

God's Grace and Way of Salvation

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v.10

The first “we section” begins: Luke is present as an eyewitness. This manner of speaking extends to the middle of our passage (16:17) and then resumes again in 20:5. One of the genuinely important evidences both of L…