Sermons from March 2018
Luke 13:31-35 ~ Some Pharisees came to Jesus to urge him to flee because Herod was seeking to kill him. Pastor Rod Bunton answers the question, can anything thwart God’s plan for mercy to all sinners?
Lesson 8 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class. Related videos: Do College Kids Know the Difference Between Men and Women? (heard during lesson) Exploring Gender Identity: Can a 5’9, White Guy Be a 6’5, Chinese Woman? Handout (PDF)
Luke 13:22-30 ~ After Jesus described the greatness of the coming kingdom of Heaven, some asked if those who will be saved are few. Pastor Rod Bunton takes us through the challenging answer that Jesus gave: the doorway is narrow and difficult for many to enter.
Lesson 7 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class. Handout (PDF)
Luke 13:18-21 ~ Jesus addressed the crowd with two similar parables—one about the mustard seed that grows into a great tree and another about the small amount of leaven that affects a large amount of flour. Pastor Rod Bunton explains how this teaches us about the arrival of the kingdom of heaven that exists in the hearts of believers and one day will inhabit the entire world.
Lesson 6 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class. Handout (PDF)
Acts 8:26-40 ~ The Bible instructs believers to go out into the world, making disciples and baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Pastor Ben Khazraee shows how we can be effective guides, leading non-believers to that summit to which the entire Bible points: Jesus Christ and his redemptive work on the cross.
Lesson 5 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class.