Sermons by Erik Raymond (Page 3)

Congregationalism Part 3 – Leadership

We must give careful consideration to biblical leadership because God has structured His church in such a way that He receives the most glory, the gospel advances the most efficiently, and His people are the most well-cared for. 1 Timothy 3:1-13, Titus 1:5-11, 1 Peter 5:1-4, Ephesians 4:11-16, Acts 6:1-7 The Bible gives two offices of leadership in the church: 1. Elders…

The Folly of Trusting in Counterfeit Gods

We must find our significance from God alone because pursuing it anywhere else will not work, and often, is very destructive. Genesis 29:31-30:24 What is the problem? How do they try to fix it? What is the only real solution? Jacob’s children: Leah: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Dinah. Gad & Asher (via Zilpah). Rachel: Dan & Naphtali (via Bilhah). Joseph.

The Life We Never Expected

You can begin and end each day trusting God because while His providence may take unexpected turns it is never accidental; God steers the ship with a steady hand. Genesis 29:1-20 Rejoice when blessings fall in your lap (29:1-20) Learn when discipline stings (29:21-25a) Look at the big picture when life doesn’t make sense (29:25b-30)