Romans: The Power of the Gospel | When God Gives Up On You Romans - Part 2 (1:24-32)

In this sermon, Pastor Brice examines how humans’ depraved desire for independence and autonomy leads to all kinds of sinful behaviors.

Romans: The Power of the Gospel
When God Gives Up On You - Part 2
Romans 1:24-32

IV. Since the Lord has given up on man, man is overwhelmed with a flood of depravity
A. Sins against property or others
B. Sins of pride

Romans: The Power of the Gospel | When God Gives Up On You Romans (1:24-32)

In this sermon, Pastor Brice discusses how even though God gives people up to their sinful desires, our pursuit of sin is not as strong of God's pursuit of us.

Romans: The Power of the Gospel
When God Gives Up On You
Romans 1:24-32

I. Since the Lord has given up on man, man has lost the ability to think clearly
II. Since the Lord has given up on man, man has lost the ability to restrain sin
III. Even though the Lord has given up on man, the giving up is not permanent

Romans: The Power of the Gospel | The Wrath of God (Romans 1:18-23) - Part 3

In this sermon, Pastor Brice teaches the various ways we are prone to suppress God’s truth and to give his glory to other people and things.

Romans: The Power of the Gospel
The Wrath of God - Part 3
Romans 1:18-23

I. How is the wrath of God revealed in the world?
II. Why we deserve the wrath of God
A. We have rejected the revelation of God
B. We have suppressed the truth
C. We have given God’s glory to another

Romans: The Power of the Gospel | The Wrath of God (Romans 1:18-23) - Part 2

In this sermon, Pastor Brice explains how God’s creation reveals his nature and why that revelation makes us accountable before God.

Romans: The Power of the Gospel
The Wrath of God - Part 2
Romans 1:18-23

I. How is the wrath of God revealed in the world?
II. Why we deserve the wrath of God
A. We have rejected the revelation of God
B. We have suppressed the truth
C. We have given God’s glory to another

Romans: The Power of the Gospel | Faith Unashamed (Romans 1:16-17)

In this sermon, Pastor Brice discusses why we are often ashamed of the Gospel, but why we need not be, for it is “the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes.”

Romans: The Power of the Gospel
Faith Unashamed
Romans 1:16-17

I. Why are we ashamed?
A. We are ashamed because we believe the words of the enemy
B. We are ashamed because of what the Bible says about God
C. We are ashamed because of what the Bible says about Us
II. Why we shouldn’t be ashamed
A. The Gospel is the power of God
1. Power unto salvation
2. Power unto belief
3. Power of the imputed righteousness of God
B. The Gospel is the good news
1. For Everyone
2. Revealed to us

Romans: The Power of the Gospel | Serving in the Spirit of the Gospel (Romans 1:8-16a) - Part 3

In this sermon, Pastor Brice teaches why those who truly understand the Gospel must lovingly proclaim the Gospel to everyone with boldness.

Romans: The Power of the Gospel
Serving in the Spirit of the Gospel - Part 3
Romans 1:8-16a

VI. A spirit of love
VII. A spirit of inclusivity
VIII. A spirit of resolution

Romans: The Power of the Gospel | Serving in the Spirit of the Gospel (Romans 1:8-16a) - Part 2

In this sermon, Pastor Brice teaches why continual prayer and love-motivated action must define Christians who seek to serve in the spirit of the Gospel.

Romans: The Power of the Gospel
Serving in the Spirit of the Gospel - Part 2
Romans 1:8-16a

IV. A spirit of prayer
A. Prayer in the spirit of the gospel is continual
B. Prayer in the spirit of the gospel is centered on the will of the Lord
C. Prayer in the spirit of the gospel is focused on mutual blessing
D. Prayer in the spirit of the gospel is powerful
E. Prayer in the spirit of the gospel is transformational
V. A spirit of action

Romans: The Power of the Gospel | Serving in the Spirit of the Gospel (Romans 1:8-16a)

What is your motivation for serving God? In this sermon, Pastor Brice begins to examine the characteristics that set apart Christians who serve in the spirit of the Gospel.

Romans: The Power of the Gospel
Serving in the Spirit of the Gospel
Romans 1:8-16a

I. A spirit of gratitude
II. A spirit of genuine faith
III. A spirit of determination

The Kingdom Family: Habits of a Healthy Marriage (Proverbs 20:6-7)

In this final sermon of our series on the Kingdom Family, Pastor Brice teaches how to cultivate faithful habits that build the foundation for a healthy marriage.

The Kingdom Family:
Habits of a Healthy Marriage
Proverbs 20:6-7

I. Talk is cheap
II. Faithfulness is what counts
III. The reward for faithfulness is rich

The Kingdom Family: Intimacy in Marriage (1 Corinthians 7:1–9)

Christians often have a reputation for being anti-sex, but sex was designed by God, and should be discussed, celebrated, and used for God’s glory. In this sermon, Worship Pastor Blake Bostick examines what the Bible teaches about sex compared to what the world teaches about sex.

The Kingdom Family:
Intimacy in Marriage
1 Corinthians 7:1–9

I. The world says sex is about getting;
the Bible says sex is about giving
II. The world says sex is about our bodies;
the Bible says sex is about our souls
III. The world says sex is about novelty;
the Bible says sex is about consistency
IV. The world says sex is about consent;
the Bible says sex is about covenant
V. The world says sex is about pleasure;
the Bible says sex is about procreation
VI. The world says sex is the highest goal;
the Bible says sex is a means to our highest goal

The Kingdom Family: Marriages that Last (Mark 10:1-12)

In this sermon, Pastor Brice examines what the Bible teaches about divorce and how we can build lasting marriages.

The Kingdom Family:
Marriages that Last
Mark 10:1-12

I. Marriage was created to be a lifelong, monogamous relationship between one man and one woman
A. There are two exceptions for divorce
B. There are never casualty free divorces
II. A God honoring marriage takes work
A. The work starts before marriage
B. Marriage is about the commitment
C. Marriage is about friendship
D. Marriage is about fun
E. Marriage is about communication
F. Marriage is about conflict resolution
G. Marriage is about effort
H. Marriage is about trust

The Kingdom Family: The Joys of Being Alive (Ecclesiastes 9:7-10)

In this sermon, guest preacher Ben Williams from Redeemer Baptist Church considers what it means to be faithful stewards of the life God has given us, and how being faithful stewards of God’s blessings leads us to the lasting joy that he alone offers.

The Kingdom Family:
The Joys of Being Alive
Ecclesiastes 9:7-10

I. Enjoy the repetitive blessings of life (v7)
II. Enjoy maturity (v8)
III. Enjoy those God has placed around you (v9)
IV. Enjoy your work (v10)

The Kingdom Family: Honoring God by Fulfilling Our Prescribed Roles (Ephesians 5:22-33)

In this sermon, Pastor Brice examines how Christian husbands and wives can reverse the curse of the fall by fulfilling our biblically prescribed roles within the family.

The Kingdom Family:
Honoring God by Fulfilling Our Prescribed Roles
Ephesians 5:22-33

I. Husbands
A. Wash her with the water of the word and promote her spiritual well-being
B. Love her as his own body
C. Lead well
1. selflessly
2. sacrificially
3. humbly
II. Wives
A. Submit humbly
B. Submit willingly
C. Support your family industriously
D. Encourage your husband
E. Trust the Lord

The Kingdom Family: The Gift of Singleness

In this sermon, Morgan Putman explains why being single is a gift that uniquely equips single people to serve God.

The Kingdom Family:
The Gift of Singleness
1 Corinthians 7:6-8; 32-35

I. Singleness is a gift
A. Protect your heart
B. Protect your purity
II. Dating
A. You’re not married
B. Honor the Lord
III. Marriage
A. Your single friends are not your projects
B. Your single friends’ feelings are valid
C. Your single friends need community

The Kingdom Family: What We Build Matters

In this sermon, MC Pastor Stephen McNeill teaches why and how we can build a lasting godly heritage by leading our families in worship through scripture, prayer, and song.
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The Kingdom Family: What We Build Matters

I. The consequences of our actions outlive us
A. A heritage of idolatry (Exodus 20: 4-6)
B. A heritage of worship (Psalm 103:15-19)
II. Build something that matters (Deuteronomy 6:4-9)
A. Personal spiritual disciplines
B. Family worship
1. Read, pray, and sing.
2. Be brief, regular, and flexible.

A Journey of Deliverance: The Glory of the Lord Comes Down (Exodus 40:1-38)

In our final sermon in Exodus, Pastor Brice teaches how the glory of the Lord filling the tabernacle gives us a model for how we should draw near to him.

A Journey of Deliverance:
The Glory of the Lord Comes Down
Exodus 40:1-38

I. The Glory of the Lord came down to show that he was near
II. The Glory of the Lord came down to show that he approved
A. Obedience was done in faith
B. Obedience was done with precision