Psalm 1, Are You Known by the Lord?

This Lord’s Day we will look at Psalm 1 where we will find an encouraging description of the believer, “the righteous” and “blessed man,” and a sobering description of the unbeliever, “the wicked.” The message from the passage will set forth the believer as one preoccupied with God’s Word, “the Law of the Lord” (v.…

Matthew 1:18-25, What Child Is This?

This Lord’s Day, the sermon text will describe the nativity of Jesus from Joseph’s perspective. When he discovered Mary’s condition, he might have wondered whose child she carried. What he knew for certain was that he was not the father. It took and angelic intervention to prepare him for what would follow. The sermon will…

Matthew 28:18-20 ; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26, The Ordinances: Where Our Past and Future Meet

Chapter 28 of the Baptist Confession of Faith presents a summary of the church’s two ordinances: baptism and the Lord’s Table. Two chapters devoted to the individual ordinances follow. Our sermon plan will follow this scheme, this Lord’s Day looking at two key passages to explain the general character of the ordinances. In the following…