Monthly Archives: May 2002


Hebrews 2:5-9

Audio:   Download Audio Download sermon Hebrews 2:5-9 Review Now we are making our way into the argument of Hebrews which is a sermon on the absolute necessity of persevering faith.  It is warning against apostasy – a real threat to this Jewish Christian community – and an encouragement to stand fast through thick and […]


The Worldly Christian 1 Cor 3:1-23

Download sermon 1 Corinthians 3:1-23 Text Comment I commented on the text as we read it last Lord’s Day morning.  So I will read it without comment this morning. Now, as you may know, this text, perhaps more than any other text in the Bible, has been used to demonstrate that there are two kinds […]


The Worldly Christian

Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “The Worldly Christian” 1 Cor. 3:1-23 May 26, 2002 Rev. Dr. Robert S. Rayburn Text Comment I commented on the text as we read it last Lord’s Day morning. So I will read it without comment this morning. Now, as you may know, this text, perhaps more than any […]


The Indwelling Spirit 1 Cor 3:1-23

Download sermon 1 Corinthians 3:1-23 Text Comment I intend to preach twice from this text.  This morning, being Pentecost, I want to pay attention to that dimension of its teaching that is summed up in the statement in v. 16 that the Holy Spirit lives  in believers.  Next Lord’s Day, I want to treat the […]


Hebrews 2:1-4

Audio:   Download Audio Download sermon Hebrews 2:1-4 Review Now, remember where we are.  Hebrews is a sermon, really a sermon more than a letter, and a sermon with a single theme:  the absolute necessity of persevering faith.  It is warning against apostasy – a real threat to this Jewish Christian community – and an […]


Where True Understanding Comes From 1 Cor 2:6-16

Download sermon 1 Corinthians 2:6-16 Text Comment v.6       Paul has already said that there is wisdom in the gospel; it just is not the kind of wisdom the world imagines nor the kind that has so impressed these Corinthian believers – philosophical teaching delivered with fine oratorical skill.  True wisdom is found in Jesus Christ […]