Sermons on Sin

Walk in Light

Ephesians 5:3-14 To walk in light is to not only avoid darkness but also exercise influence on it Two arguments for why we must walk in light:    1) Walk in light because of what is at stake (3-7)    2) Walk in light because it is consistent with who we are (8-14)

Then They Sat Down To Eat

God is so sovereign, He fulfills His plans for good, even as people fulfill their desire for evil. Genesis 37:2-36 1) Our desires cannot be infantilized (2:24) 2) Sin promises satisfaction but delivers mourning (25-35) 3) Providence is often invisible, even unpleasant, but never absent (36)

A Dysfunctional Family

Genesis 19:30-38 We must carefully consider what we do because the consequences of selfishness are far greater than we’d expect. Three questions from a very disturbing scene: Explanation—what happened here? Implications—what does this mean? Application—how does this apply to us and our church?

The Good Judge

Even though in our minds what is good and just may have some tension, in God’s mind these two are in perfect harmony. We can be confident that God will always do what is right; and what is right is also, always good. God reveals his plans in order to train us in righteousness (16-21) God’s people are to prayerfully engage with…

Reversing the Curse

God puts His hatred of sin and His love for sinners on display through how He deals with the curse. Three vivid projections of God’s character from the perspective of the curse: 1. God decrees the curse 2. God becomes the curse 3. God removes the curse