Monthly Archives: December 2002


Hebrews 13:17-25

Audio:   Download Audio Download sermon Hebrews 13:17-25 This evening’s study in Hebrews is our 26th and last in this great sermon on the necessity of a persevering faith in Christ. Text Comment v.17     When you think about the argument of the letter and work back to the spiritual situation that is addressed in it, […]


Hebrews 13:7-16

Audio:   Download Audio Download sermon Hebrews 13:7-16 We are in a sort of postscript to the sermon of Hebrews.  Following the final main section of exposition and application, that ended at 12:29, our preacher added some general exhortations to brotherly love, to sexual purity, and to financial contentment.  We considered these last time.  Now […]


The Christ of History

Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “The Christ of History” 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 December 8, 2002 Rev. Dr. Robert S. Rayburn Text Comment Chapter 15 is a long chapter and a separate argument in its entirety. Scholars now divide the chapter into the various parts of a single piece of rhetoric organized in the customary […]


Hebrews 13:1-6

No audio is available for this item. Download sermon Hebrews 13:1-6 It was the intention of the Puritans to “reduce to practice” – that was their own phrase – reduce to practice everything that God taught them in the Word.  [Packer, Quest for Godliness, 29]  They also spoke of “breaking up grace small.”  Following the […]


The God of Order

Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “The God of Order” 1 Corinthians 14:26-40 December 1, 2002 Rev. Dr. Robert S. Rayburn Text Comment v.26 “What shall we say, then…” amounts to “What is the upshot then of what we have been saying so far?” Remember, Paul has been making the point that the spiritual gifts […]


The God of Order, 1 Corinthians 14:26-40

Download sermon 1 Corinthians 14:26-40 Text Comment v.26     “What shall we say, then…” amounts to “What is the upshot then of what we have been saying so far?”  Remember, Paul has been making the point that the spiritual gifts have been given for the building up of Christ’s people.  If they are used selfishly or […]