Sermons on The Gospel

Sermons on The Gospel

True Repentance and Submission

Luke 18:18-30 ~ When a successful and rich ruler realized that he had everything except eternal life, he asked Jesus what he must do to obtain that. Past Rod Bunton shows us how Jesus exposed this man’s superficial faith by challenging him to do something that he wasn’t willing to carry out, even for such a precious gift.

Faith and Duty

Luke 17:5-10 ~ Continuing his teaching to the disciples in the presence of the Pharisees, Jesus covers two topics that separate true believers from self-righteous pretenders. Pastor Rod Bunton helps us understand the importance of true faith that is given by God and our duty to serve him without expecting anything in return.

Resurrection – A Critical Part of the Gospel

Mark 16:1-11, 1 Corinthians 15:1-4, 15-20 ~ The death of Jesus on the cross was an amazing sacrifice that paid the debt for sinners in the past, in the present, and in the future and yet, without the resurrection that followed, it would have accomplished nothing. Pastor Rod Bunton explains this critical part of the gospel and why we can trust that it really happened.

Sola Fide

Romans 1:1-7, 15-17 ~ Tuesday, October 31st, marks the 500th anniversary of a seminal event in the history of Protestantism when Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Schloßkirche (Castle Church) in Wittenberg, Germany, criticizing the doctrines of the Catholic Church and helping to spark the Protestant Reformation. Pastor Rod Bunton explores the most important of five “solas” that grew out of these theses and explains why the righteous shall live by faith, and faith alone,…

For We Ourselves Also Forgive

Luke 11:1-4 – In the Lord’s Prayer, Jesus taught us to ask for forgiveness from God but that request came with an addendum. Pastor Rod Bunton teaches about our obligation to forgive others.

Forgive Us Our Sins

Luke 11:1-4 – In the 32nd Psalm, God’s Word proclaims, “Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.” Pastor Rod Bunton teaches why forgiveness of sin is our most basic need for our spiritual existence.

I Am the Resurrection and the Life

John 11:25 – When Jesus heard that his friend Lazarus was gravely ill, He delayed coming to visit him before Lazarus died. Pastor Rod Bunton uses this Resurrection Day sermon to highlight the glorious reason for this delay.

Faith in the Resurrection

Matthew 27:62-28:10 – When Jesus’ tomb was sealed and guarded, some hoped that it would prevent the resurrection but, instead, it helped to prove it. Pastor Rod Bunton reviews many reasons why we can have faith in the resurrection event.

Called Out of Darkness

1 Peter 2:9-10 – Understanding how we are saved helps us have the right perspective about Christianity. Pastor Rod Bunton explains the effectual call that draws us to salvation, an important doctrine and one of the Twelve Marks of a Healthy Church.