Sermons on The Church

A More Excellent Way

I will show you a still more excellent way A rabbit trail that wasn’t a rabbit trail The other, awful way called, “Have Not Love” The Still More Excellent Way called, “Love”

Many Members, One Body

The body of Christ is made up of many members The Spirit makes every member a part of the body of Christ Every member is a necessary part of the body of Christ Every member is a valuable part of the body of Christ Earnestly desire the higher gifts

Membership in God’s Church

Bible Text: Ephesians 2:19-22 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts The church is the community of believers, who are founded upon Jesus Christ and his revelation to be a dwelling place for God by the Spirit. The church is founded upon Jesus Christ and his revelation The church is God’s community The church is God’s dwelling place

The Woman and The Dragon and The Male Child

Bible Text: Revelation 12:1-6 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Revelation Satan Wages War on God The sign of the woman Her identity Her illustrious description Her pregnancy and painful labor The sign of the dragon His monstrous description His murderous desire The woman gives birth to a male child No ordinary child The woman in the wilderness

The Returned Exiles

Bible Text: Nehemiah 7:1-73 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Nehemiah Nehemiah reorganizes the community of returned exiles. Nehemiah makes provision for the security of the city Nehemiah records the list of returned exiles In his faithfulness, God is reconstituting a sacred assembly In his grace, God is restoring his presence among his sacred assembly In his mercy, God is accomplishing his will in the midst of their weakness In his love, God knows his people by…

Rebuilding the City of God

Bible Text: Nehemiah 3:1-32 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Nehemiah With Nehemiah at the head, the community rebuilds the city of God. The walls go up! Jesus Christ, master builder The new covenant community continues the building project

God’s Story and Yours: Finding your place in the grand story of the world #15 – Jesus Christ’s Church

Bible Text: Acts 2:42-47 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: God’s Story and Yours: Finding Your Place in the Grand Story of the World This is the true story of the world: Jesus Christ’s church embraces the gospel, is transformed by it, and bears witness to the world of the glory of Christ’s kingdom. A new covenant community Their comprehensive devotion Their steady growth

The City of The Great King

Bible Text: Psalm 48:1-14 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts Great is the LORD and greatly to be praised in the city of our God! The Glory of the city The Defender of the city The Ruler of the city Behold the city of our God