Posts from August 2021

Order of Service, August 29, 2021

Introduction In Luke 16:1-13, Jesus spoke to his disciples, warning them against following the example of the Pharisees. Unlike the Pharisees, his followers must invest in the eternal good of others, display their character by faithfulness in little things, and resist divided loyalties, which is idolatry. The sermon text (Luke 16:14-18) tells us that the…

Order of Service, August 22, 2021

Introduction This Lord’s Day our guest speaker is Joel Owen. His message is a study in Divine Providence in the life of David as found in 1 Samuel 19:1-24. The hymns selected for the service teach us the truth of God’s sovereignty over his creation and his gracious providence in the lives of his people.…

Order of Service, August 15, 2021

Introduction The sermon text for this Lord’s Day is Luke 16:1-13. It contains the most puzzling parable that Jesus told: the parable of the “unjust steward.” We will retell the story but focus mainly on the clear principles that Jesus drew from it (vv. 9-13). A major theme undergirds the text, namely, that our choices…

Order of Service, August 8, 2021

Introduction It is our joy and privilege to welcome Dr. David Saxon as our guest speaker. He has served in the Bible Department of Maranatha Baptist University in Watertown, Wisconsin. His message will be based on Mark 5:1-20 which records an encounter between Jesus and a man possessed and abused by demonic forces. The story…