Sermons on The Gospel
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.
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.
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.
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,…
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.
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.
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.
Psalm 51 – Pastor Ben Khazraee takes us through David’s psalm of repentance and helps us see the joy of restoration.
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.
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.