Tag: Kingdom of God

II John Sermon

As I’m getting to the last stages of my PhD, posts will probably be pretty sparse, and less structured (if you haven’t noticed), but here’s a sermon I gave not too long ago on 2 John

1 John 2 (Sermon/Teaching)

On Sunday evening the wonderful people at Louetta Road Baptist in Spring, TX had asked me to be one of the speakers in their 1 John series (they are covering the whole book over 5 weeks). At any rate, I preached chapter 2. I should note the sermon/teaching is fairly long (just under an hour),…

So is God the same?

Last week, I began a discussion (that went a bit long) on the meaning of Hebrews 13:8: “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.” In general, I focused last week’s discussion on what it does not mean. In doing so, I argued against the idea of the impassibility of God and the immutability…

Rediscovering the Scandal of the Cross

This is somewhat an update to the Louie Giglio “drama”, about which I posted last week. The ceremonial inauguration of President Obama’s second term occurred yesterday (the official one being on Sunday) without much in the way of scandal (sure the standard politicking occurred, but nothing major). A different pastor spoke, one more familiar personally…