Sermons from July 2022
1 Peter 3:18-22 Peter ends Chapter 3 with a passage that has proven to be a challenge to interpret by many Christian scholars and pastors. Pastor Rod Bunton takes on this challenge and focuses on the overarching theme: the war is over and we are victorious through Christ because Christ was victorious over death.
Charlie Greenwell surveys the Gospel of John to find teaching related to the doctrines of grace.
1 Peter 3:18 Christ’s enemies thought that they had quenched the threat when they crucified Him on the cross. Pastor Rod Bunton reminds us, however, that it became the greatest victory that ever took place.
Pastor Doug Link teaches on the last letter in the T.U.L.I.P. acrostic.
1 Peter 3:13-17 Peter addresses a problem we face in today’s culture: the pressure to just “get along” with the world’s philosophies and morals. Pastor Rod Bunton dives into this passage and reminds us that we can’t conform to the world’s cultural pressures because we belong to God, even if it means that we must suffer the consequences.
Ben Khazraee teaches about the distinctions between and coexistence of God’s divine sovereignty and our responsibility in salvation.
1 Peter 3:8-12 Peter references a passage from Psalm 34 to provide instruction for righteous behavior. Pastor Rod Bunton concludes his teaching from this passage by searching out the scriptures for the phrase “eye for an eye” and similar topics that demonstrate qualities that we should pursue.
Doug Link continues in this series on the Doctrines of Grace by teaching about the “U” in the T.U.L.I.P. acrostic.
1 Peter 3:8-12 In the earlier part of this letter, Peter sets up this passage by showing how our behavior precedes and affects our evangelism. Pastor Rod Bunton looks at Peter’s corporate instruction (”all of you”) about how we should treat our brothers and sisters in Christ and how we should treat unbelievers.
Pastor Ben Khazraee teaches about the “L” in the T.U.L.I.P acrostic: Limited Definite Atonement.