Complete List of Sermons

Title Scripture Reference Date
The Wisdom of Men and the Power of God 1 Corinthians 2:1–5 7/13/1980
Life Is Not Trivial Selected Scriptures 7/13/1980
The Wisdom We Speak 1 Corinthians 2:6–13 7/20/1980
Delighting in the Law of God Psalm 1 7/20/1980
God Created Us for His Glory Isaiah 43:1–7 7/27/1980
Don’t Eat the Bread of Anxious Toil Psalm 127 7/27/1980
How to Do Good So That God Gets the Glory Selected Scriptures 8/3/1980
How Not to Be a Mule Psalm 32 8/3/1980
Is God for Us or for Himself? Selected Scriptures 8/10/1980
Christ and Cancer Romans 8:18–28 8/17/1980
In the Pits with a King Psalm 40:1–3 8/17/1980
Whatever Is Not from Faith Is Sin Selected Scriptures 8/24/1980
How to Argue with God Psalm 143 8/24/1980
Final Judgment Romans 1:28–2:11 8/31/1980
Restful Words for Labor Day Psalm 23 8/31/1980
How Is It Right to Justify the Ungodly? Romans 3:20–4:5 9/7/1980
The Shepherd, the Host, and the Highway Patrol Psalm 23 9/7/1980
The Liberating Law of the Spirit of Life Romans 8:1–2 9/14/1980
Sky Talk Psalm 19 9/14/1980
What We See When the Spirit Reigns: Love Romans 8:3–4 9/21/1980
The Children, The Church, and the Chosen Selected Scriptures 9/21/1980
It’s My Pleasure! Selected Scriptures 9/28/1980
Thoughts on Baptism Selected Scriptures 9/28/1980
The Lips of Knowledge Are a Precious Jewel Proverbs 20:15 10/5/1980
The Savior’s Supper and the Second Coming 2 Thessalonians 1:3–10 10/12/1980
Make a Case for Your Hope 1 Peter 3:13–16 10/19/1980
How to Give Away a G.I.F.T. Selected Scriptures 10/19/1980
Whom Shall We Invite to Thanksgiving Dinner? Luke 14:12–14 11/9/1980
The Aim of Dr Luke Luke 1:1–4 11/9/1980
Christ Did Not Send Me to Baptize 1 Corinthians 1:10–17 11/16/1980
How Not to Talk to an Angel Luke 1:5–25 11/16/1980
I Will Magnify God with Thanksgiving! Psalm 69:30–32 11/23/1980
The Virgin Birth of the Son of God Luke 1:26–38 11/23/1980
All the Prophets Proclaimed These Days Acts 3:17–26 11/30/1980
Christmas Joy Vs. the Kirchensteuer 2 Corinthians 8:1–9; 9:6–15 12/7/1980
Meditation on the Magnificat Luke 1:46–55 12/7/1980
Jesus Is the Horn of Salvation Luke 1:67–79 12/14/1980
Christmas and the Cause of Truth John 18:37 12/21/1980
A Big God for Little People Luke 2:1–20 12/24/1980
I Have Kept the Faith 2 Timothy 4:6–8 12/28/1980
Simeon’s Farewell to the World Luke 2:21–40 12/28/1980
The Line of Prayer 2 Corinthians 1:11 1/4/1981
What Do Answers to Prayer Depend On? Selected Scriptures 1/11/1981
The Son of God at 12 Years Old Luke 2:41–52 1/11/1981
Pray for Kings and All in High Positions 1 Timothy 2:2 1/18/1981
What Do Answers to Prayer Depend On? Selected Scriptures 1/25/1981
For Our People and for the Cities of God 2 Samuel 10:11–12 2/1/1981
Funeral Meditation for a Christian Who Committed Suicide (1981) Selected Scriptures 2/1/1981
Sex and the Single Person Selected Scriptures 2/8/1981
John the Baptist and the Brood of Vipers Luke 3:1–9 2/8/1981
Sexual Relations in Marriage Hebrews 13:4–5 2/15/1981
What Is the Fruit That Befits Repentance? Luke 3:10–20 2/15/1981
That Which Is Born of the Spirit Is Spirit Selected Scriptures 2/22/1981
The Baptism and the Genealogy of Jesus Luke 3:21–38 2/22/1981
Let Us Walk by the Spirit Galatians 5:25 3/1/1981
Be Filled with the Spirit Ephesians 5:18 3/8/1981
Spiritual Gifts 1 Corinthians 12:1 3/15/1981
The Cosmic Church Ephesians 3:10 3/22/1981
The Local Church: Minimum Vs. Maximum Acts 2:36–47 3/29/1981
O, That You Knew the Terms of Peace! Luke 19:41–44 4/12/1981
The Holiness of God, Our Sin, and the Love of Jesus Selected Scriptures 4/16/1981
Today You Will Be with Me in Paradise Luke 23:43 4/17/1981
The Power of Hope 1 Peter 1:3–9 4/19/1981
The Sifting of Simon Peter Luke 22:31–34 4/26/1981
The Education of a Prophet: Jonah Jonah 5/3/1981
A Woman Who Fears the Lord Is to Be Praised Proverbs 31:30 5/10/1981
Get Wisdom Proverbs 4:1–13 5/24/1981
The Ascent of Joy Luke 24:44–53 5/31/1981
This Is What Was Spoken by the Prophet Joel Acts 2:17 6/7/1981
Your Job as Ministry 1 Corinthians 7:17–24 6/14/1981
The Limits of Submission to Man Selected Scriptures 7/5/1981
Even the Hairs of My Head Are All Numbered Matthew 10:24–33 7/12/1981
Quantitative Hopelessness and the Immeasurable Moment Selected Scriptures 7/12/1981
Rivers From the Heart John 7:37–38 7/19/1981
Jesus Vs. the Occult Deuteronomy 18:9–12 7/26/1981
Do Not Labor for the Food Which Perishes John 6:27 9/6/1981
Worship Is an End in Itself Matthew 15:8–9 9/13/1981
Alone in a Big Church Ephesians 4:11–12 9/20/1981
To See You Fills Me With Joy Psalm 16:1–3 9/27/1981
He Commanded and They Were Created Psalm 148:5 10/4/1981
Total Abstinence and Church Membership Selected Scriptures 10/4/1981
The Emergence of Sin and Misery Selected Scriptures 10/11/1981
I Chose You to Bear Fruit John 15:16 10/11/1981
The Covenant of Abraham Selected Scriptures 10/18/1981
World Hunger and Us Selected Scriptures 11/1/1981
Exodus for All the Earth Selected Scriptures 11/8/1981
God Meant It for Good Selected Scriptures 11/8/1981
Why the Law Was Given Selected Scriptures 11/15/1981
Can God Spread a Table in the Wilderness? Selected Scriptures 11/22/1981
Grace, Gratitude, and the Glory of God 2 Corinthians 4:15 11/26/1981
The Conquest of Canaan Selected Scriptures 11/29/1981
The Evil Origin of a Good King Selected Scriptures 12/6/1981
I Will Raise Up for David a Righteous Branch Selected Scriptures 12/13/1981
Christmas as the End of History Selected Scriptures 12/20/1981
Remember That You Were Hopeless Ephesians 2:11–12 12/27/1981
Prayer at Harvest Time: Now! Matthew 9:35–38 1/3/1982
How Much Is Jesus Worth? 1 Peter 2:7 1/10/1982
Flesh Tank and Peashooter Regulations Colossians 2:16–23 1/17/1982
I Seek Not What Is Yours but You 2 Corinthians 12:15 1/31/1982
Jesus Is Precious Because His Biblical Portrait Is True, Part 1 1 Corinthians 15:17 2/7/1982
Jesus Is Precious Because His Biblical Portrait Is True, Part 2 John 7:1–18 2/14/1982
Jesus Is Precious Because He Removes Our Guilt Romans 3:19–26 2/21/1982
Jesus Is Precious Because He Gives Eternal Life John 10:22–30 2/28/1982
Jesus Is Precious Because Through Him We Become Authentic Romans 14:1–9 3/14/1982
Jesus Is Precious as the Foundation of the Family Ephesians 5:21–6:9 3/21/1982
Jesus Is Precious Because We Yearn for Beauty 2 Corinthians 3:7–11 3/28/1982
He Set His Face to Go to Jerusalem Luke 9:51–56 4/4/1982
The Third Word from the Cross John 19:26–27 4/9/1982
Believe in Your Heart that God Raised Jesus from the Dead Romans 9:30–10:10 4/11/1982
A Celebration of Baptism Acts 2:36–42 4/18/1982
Liberating Promises 2 Peter 1:1–4 4/25/1982
Confirm Your Election 2 Peter 1:5–11 5/2/1982
Listen to the Eyewitness of His Majesty 2 Peter 1:12–19 5/9/1982
Men Moved by the Holy Spirit Spoke from God 2 Peter 1:20–21 5/16/1982
Destruction Is not Sleeping 2 Peter 2:1–10 5/23/1982
Better Never to Have Known the Way 2 Peter 2:11–22 5/30/1982
Where Is the Promise of His Appearing? 2 Peter 3:1–10 6/6/1982
What Sort of Persons Ought You To Be? 2 Peter 3:10–14 6/13/1982
Grow in Grace and in the Knowledge of Our Lord 2 Peter 3:15–18 6/20/1982
Will the Next Generation Know? Judges 2:6–14 7/25/1982
Who Made Man’s Mouth? Exodus 4:10–12 8/1/1982
He Will Send His Angel Before You Genesis 24:1–9 8/8/1982
Fear Not, You Worm Jacob! Isaiah 41:14 8/22/1982
Let the Young Speak Job 32:7–11 8/29/1982
God Works for Those Who Wait for Him Isaiah 64:1–4 9/5/1982
Calling all Clay Pots 2 Corinthians 4 9/12/1982
The Locust Horde and the Day of the Lord Joel 9/19/1982
The Lord Will Rejoice over You Zephaniah 3:14–17 9/25/1982
The Poor of the Land and the Pride of Jacob Amos 6:1–8; 8:4–8 10/10/1982
And All the Earth Shall Own Him Lord Philippians 2:9–11 10/24/1982
The Just Shall Live by Faith Habakkuk 10/31/1982
Eagle Edom Will Come Down Selected Scriptures 11/7/1982
Go and Make Disciples, Baptizing Them . . . Matthew 28:18–20 11/14/1982
Cry of Distress and Voice of Thanks Jonah 2 11/21/1982
Take Courage: You Build More Than You See Haggai 11/28/1982
There Shall Be a Fountain Opened Zechariah 12/5/1982
From Bethlehem in the Majesty of the Name of the Lord Micah 12/12/1982
You Shall Go Forth Leaping Like Calves Malachi 12/19/1982
Call Me Husband, Not Baal Hosea 12/26/1982
How to Buy Gold When You’re Broke Revelation 3:14–22 1/2/1983
Always Pray and Do Not Lose Heart Luke 18:1–8 1/9/1983
To Deliver Us from the Present Evil Age Galatians 1:1–5 1/23/1983
When Not to Believe an Angel Galatians 1:6–10 2/6/1983
This Is Not Man’s Gospel Galatians 1:11–24 2/13/1983
That the Truth of the Gospel Be Preserved for You Galatians 2:1–10 2/20/1983
In Sync with the Gospel Galatians 2:11–14 2/27/1983
I Do Not Nullify the Grace of God Galatians 2:15–21 3/6/1983
Can You Begin by the Spirit and Be Completed by the Flesh? Galatians 3:1–5 3/13/1983
Those Who Have Faith Are the Sons of Abraham Galatians 3:6–9 3/20/1983
The Donkey, the Stallion, and the Strategy of the Hills Selected Scriptures 3/27/1983
Hosanna! John 12:13 3/27/1983
You Who Would Destroy the Temple and Build It in Three Days Matthew 27:39–40 4/1/1983
Worship the Risen Christ Matthew 28:1–10, 16–20 4/3/1983
Christ Redeemed Us from the Curse of the Law Galatians 3:10–14 4/10/1983
The Law Does Not Annul the Promise Galatians 3:15–18 4/17/1983
Why Then the Law? Galatians 3:19–22 4/24/1983
If You Are Christ’s, You Are Heirs of the Promise Galatians 3:23–29 5/1/1983
Don’t Go Back from Sonship to Slavery Galatians 4:1–11 5/8/1983
O, That Christ Would Be Formed in You! Galatians 4:12–20 5/15/1983
Hagar and Slavery Vs. Sarah and Freedom Galatians 4:21–31 5/22/1983
For Freedom Christ Has Set Us Free Galatians 5:1–5 5/29/1983
Saving Faith Produces Love Galatians 5:6–12 6/5/1983
Freed to Love Galatians 5:13–15 6/12/1983
The War Within: Flesh Vs. Spirit Galatians 5:16–18 6/19/1983
Walk by the Spirit! Galatians 5:19–26 8/7/1983
The Law of Christ Galatians 6:1–5 8/14/1983
Do Not Grow Weary in Well-Doing Galatians 6:6–10 8/21/1983
Only a New Creation Counts Galatians 6:11–18 8/28/1983
Why God Wills Work 1 Thessalonians 4:9–12 9/4/1983
The Happiness of God: Foundation for Christian Hedonism Jeremiah 32:36–41 9/11/1983
Conversion to Christ: The Making of a Christian Hedonist Matthew 13:44–46 9/18/1983
Worship: The Feast of Christian Hedonism Psalm 63:5–6 9/25/1983
Love: The Labor of Christian Hedonism 2 Corinthians 8:1–2, 8 10/2/1983
Money: Currency for Christian Hedonism 1 Timothy 6:6–19 10/9/1983
Marriage: A Matrix of Christian Hedonism Ephesians 5:21–33 10/16/1983
Prayer: The Power of Christian Hedonism John 16:24 10/23/1983
The Bible: Kindling for Christian Hedonism Psalm 19:7–11 10/30/1983
Missions: The Battle Cry of Christian Hedonism Mark 10:17–31 11/13/1983
Proud People Don’t Say Thanks Romans 1:16–23 11/20/1983
God’s Covenant with Noah Genesis 8:20–9:17 11/27/1983
God’s Covenant with Abraham Genesis 17:1–8 12/4/1983
God’s Covenant Through Moses Exodus 19:1–9a 12/11/1983
God’s Covenant with David 2 Samuel 7:4–17 12/18/1983
Christ Jesus Came into the World to Save Sinners 1 Timothy 1:12–17 12/25/1983
Holy, Holy, Holy Is the Lord of Hosts Isaiah 6:1–8 1/1/1984
Going Hard After the Holy God Philippians 3:2–16 1/8/1984
Helping Each Other Endure to the End Hebrews 3:12–14 1/15/1984
Tell How Much the Lord Has Done for You! Mark 5:19 1/22/1984
The Holy Spirit: He Is God! John 14:15–17, 25–26; 15:26–27; 16:7–15 2/5/1984
Creation, Fall, Redemption, and the Holy Spirit John 3:1–10 2/12/1984
A Handbook of Enemy Strategies Selected Scriptures 2/12/1984
How Believers Experienced the Spirit Before Pentecost Romans 8:1–8 2/19/1984
The Holy Spirit: Author of Scripture 2 Peter 1:20–21 2/26/1984
A Precious Promise: The Outpouring of God’s Spirit Isaiah 44:1–5 3/4/1984
Christ Conceived by the Holy Spirit Luke 1:26–37 3/11/1984
Christ in Combat: Defense by the Spirit Luke 4:1–14 3/18/1984
Christ in Combat: Offense by the Spirit Luke 4:16–21 3/25/1984
Beyond Forgiveness: Blasphemy Against the Spirit Mark 3:20–35 4/1/1984
God Seeks People to Worship Him in Spirit and Truth John 4:16–26 4/8/1984
The Spirit Is upon Him Gentle for Now Matthew 12:18–21 4/15/1984
Into Thy Hands I Commit My Spirit Luke 23:44–46 4/20/1984
The Spirit Will Give Life to Your Mortal Bodies Romans 8:9–11 4/22/1984
How to Receive the Gift of the Holy Spirit Acts 2:32–42 4/29/1984
Sealed by the Spirit to the Day of Redemption Ephesians 1:11–14 5/6/1984
How the Spirit Sanctifies Romans 15:14–21 5/13/1984
How the Spirit Helps Us Understand 1 Corinthians 2:14–16 5/20/1984
Maintain the Unity of the Spirit Ephesians 4:1–6 5/27/1984
The Spirit Wants the World for Christ Acts 1:4–8 6/3/1984
The Holy Spirit Will Help You Die 1 Peter 4:12–19 6/10/1984
Adam, Where Are You? Ephesians 5:21–28 6/17/1984
Ruth: Sweet and Bitter Providence Ruth 1 7/1/1984
Ruth: Under the Wings of God Ruth 2 7/8/1984
Ruth: Strategic Righteousness Ruth 3 7/15/1984
Ruth: The Best Is Yet to Come Ruth 4 7/22/1984
Do Not Be Anxious About Your Life Matthew 6:24–34 9/2/1984
Camaraderie in the Fight of Faith 1 Timothy 6:10–12 9/9/1984
“I Am Who I Am” Exodus 3:13–15 9/16/1984
Let the Children Come to Me Luke 18:15–17 9/16/1984
I Will Be Gracious to Whom I Will Be Gracious Exodus 33:12–19 9/23/1984
My Name Is God Almighty Exodus 5:22–6:8 9/30/1984
The Lord, a God Merciful and Gracious Exodus 34:1–10 10/7/1984
I Am Alpha and Omega Revelation 21:1–8 10/14/1984
The Lofty One Whose Name Is Holy Isaiah 57:14–21 10/21/1984
The Lord Whose Name Is Jealous Exodus 34:10–16 10/28/1984
Hallowed Be Thy Name: In All the Earth Matthew 6:5–15 11/4/1984
Until It Is Fulfilled in the Kingdom of God Luke 22:14–22 11/11/1984
The Relationship Between Diversified Domestic Ministries and Frontier Missions Romans 14:1–13 11/18/1984
Contend for the Faith Jude 1–4 11/25/1984
The Ministry of the Word Acts 6:1–6 11/25/1984
Satan Takes the Word Away Mark 4:1–20 12/2/1984
Satan Uses Sexual Desire 1 Corinthians 7:1–7 12/9/1984
Satan Seeks a Gap Called Grudge Ephesians 4:22–27 12/16/1984
The Son of God Appeared to Destroy the Works of the Devil 1 John 3:1–10 12/23/1984
The Good End of Godly Regret 2 Corinthians 7:5–13 12/30/1984
A New Year’s Plea: Plan! Selected Scriptures 12/31/1984
Ambushing Satan with Song 2 Chronicles 20:1–25 1/20/1985
Eternal Life Has Appeared in Christ 1 John 1:1–4 1/27/1985
Let Us Walk in the Light of God 1 John 1:5–10 2/3/1985
Jesus Christ Is an Advocate for Sinners 1 John 2:1–2 2/10/1985
Obedience Confirms Our Standing in God 1 John 2:3–6 2/17/1985
The One Who Loves Lives in Light 1 John 2:7–11 2/24/1985
The Strong Need Strength 1 John 2:12–14 3/3/1985
Do Not Love the World 1 John 2:15–17 3/10/1985
Let What You Heard from the Beginning Abide in You 1 John 2:18–27 3/17/1985
Test the Spirits to See Whether They Are of God 1 John 3:24b-4:6 5/5/1985
Love One Another for Love Is of God 1 John 4:7–11 5/12/1985
God Abides in the One Who Loves and the One Who Confesses 1 John 4:13–16 5/19/1985
Perfect Love Casts Out Fear 1 John 4:17–19 5/26/1985
His Commandments Are Not Burdensome 1 John 4:20–5:5 6/2/1985
He Who Has the Son Has Life 1 John 5:6–13 6/9/1985
Job: Reverent in Suffering Job 1:1–2:10 7/7/1985
Job: Wrestling with Suffering Job 2:11–31:40 7/14/1985
Job: Rebuked in Suffering Job 32–37 7/21/1985
Job: The Revelation of God in Suffering Job 38–42:6 7/28/1985
Job: Reversal in Suffering Job 42:7–17 8/4/1985
Strategic Hospitality Romans 12:9–13 8/25/1985
A Well-Timed Help Hebrews 4:14–16 8/25/1985
I Will Not Be Enslaved by Anything 1 Corinthians 6:12–20 9/1/1985
You Shall Worship the Lord Your God Matthew 4:8–10 9/8/1985
On Sharing Your Own Soul 1 Thessalonians 2:1–12 9/15/1985
Mission: The Gladness of God Luke 15:1–10 9/22/1985
Far More Than You Think Ephesians 3:14–21 9/29/1985
Remember the Sabbath Day to Keep It Holy Exodus 20:8–11 10/6/1985
Called According to His Purpose Romans 8:28–30 10/13/1985
Those Whom He Foreknew He Predestined Romans 8:28–30 10/13/1985
Those Whom He Predestined He Also Called, Part 1 Romans 8:28–30 10/20/1985
Those Whom He Predestined He Also Called, Part 2 Romans 8:28–30 10/20/1985
Those Whom He Called He Also Justified, Part 1 Romans 8:28–30 10/27/1985
Those Whom He Called He Also Justified, Part 2 Romans 8:28–30 10/27/1985
Those Whom He Justified He Also Glorified Romans 8:28–30 11/3/1985
I Have Other Sheep That Are Not of This Fold John 10:15–16 11/10/1985
Guard Yourself With Gratitude Colossians 2:1–8 11/24/1985
Why We Need a Savior: Dead in Sins Ephesians 2:1 12/8/1985
Why We Need a Savior: Captive to an Alien Power, by Nature Children of Wrath Ephesians 2:1–3 12/15/1985
But God . . . Ephesians 2:1–9 12/22/1985
God Glorified in Good Resolves 2 Thessalonians 1:3–12 12/29/1985
My Heart’s Desire: That They Might Be Saved Romans 10:1 1/5/1986
My Prayer to God Is That They Might Be Saved Romans 10:1 1/12/1986
I Will Sing of Thy Might and Mercy Psalm 59:16–17 1/19/1986
The Beatitudes and the Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1–12 1/26/1986
Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit Who Mourn Matthew 5:3–4 2/2/1986
Blessed Are the Meek Matthew 5:3–4 2/9/1986
Blessed Are Those Who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness Matthew 5:6 2/16/1986
Blessed Are the Merciful Matthew 5:7 2/23/1986
Blessed Are the Pure in Heart Matthew 5:8 3/2/1986
Blessed Are the Peacemakers Matthew 5:9 3/9/1986
Blessed Are the Persecuted Matthew 5:10–12 3/16/1986
Christ: The Lion and the Lamb Revelation 5:1–10 3/23/1986
The Marvelous Rising of a Rejected Stone Matthew 21:42 3/30/1986
What Is Hope? Hebrews 6:1–12 4/6/1986
Why Hope? Grace! 2 Thessalonians 2:16–17 4/13/1986
Why Hope? Gospel! Colossians 1:15–23 4/20/1986
How Can I Hope? New Birth! 1 Peter 1:3, 22–25 4/27/1986
How Can I Keep on Hoping? The Scriptures! Romans 15:4 5/4/1986
Holy Women Who Hoped in God 1 Peter 3:1–6 5/11/1986
Our Hope: The Appearing of Jesus Christ Titus 2:11–13 5/18/1986
Our Hope: The Redemption of Our Bodies Romans 8:18–25 5/25/1986
Our Hope: Righteousness Galatians 5:1–12 6/1/1986
Educating for Hope Psalm 78:1–8 6/8/1986
Fathers Who Give Hope Colossians 3:21 6/15/1986
Our Hope: The Glory of God! Romans 5:1–5 6/22/1986
The Fruit of Hope: Joy Romans 12:11–12 7/6/1986
The Fruit of Hope: Love Colossians 1:3–8 7/13/1986
The Fruit of Hope: Boldness 2 Corinthians 3:12 7/20/1986
The Fruit of Hope: Endurance 1 Thessalonians 1:2–3 7/27/1986
Escape from Futility Ephesians 4:17–21 9/7/1986
Strengthen Each Other’s Hands in God 1 Samuel 23:15–18 9/14/1986
Put on the New Person Ephesians 4:22–24 9/21/1986
Speak Truth with Your Neighbor Ephesians 4:25 9/28/1986
Don’t Steal, Work and Give! Ephesians 4:28 10/5/1986
Make Your Mouth a Means of Grace Ephesians 4:29–30 10/12/1986
Be Kind to One Another Ephesians 4:31–5:2 10/19/1986
The Enthronement of Desire Ephesians 5:3–6 10/26/1986
Let All the Peoples Praise Thee Psalm 67 11/9/1986
Urgency and Gratitude Ephesians 5:15–20 11/23/1986
Preparing to Receive Christ: Something More Than Flesh and Blood Matthew 16:13–20 11/30/1986
Preparing to Receive Christ: Willing to Do the Will of God John 7:14–18 12/7/1986
Preparing to Receive Christ: Hearing Moses and the Prophets Luke 16:19–31 12/14/1986
Preparing to Receive Christ: Looking for the Consolation of Israel Luke 2:25–38 12/21/1986
A Cause to Live For Acts 20:24 12/28/1986
Sweet “Our” of Prayer Matthew 6:5–9a 1/4/1987
The Life of God in the Soul of Man Romans 8:1–17 1/11/1987
Abortion: You Desire and Do Not Have, So You Kill James 4:2 1/18/1987
The Pleasure of God in His Son Matthew 17:5 1/25/1987
The Pleasure of God in All That He Does Psalm 135:6 2/1/1987
The Pleasure of God in His Creation Psalm 104:31 2/8/1987
The Pleasure of God in His Name 1 Samuel 12:22 2/15/1987
Good Deeds and the Glory of God 1 Peter 2:12 2/15/1987
The Pleasure of God in Election Deuteronomy 10:14–15 2/22/1987
The Pleasure of God in the Good of His People Zephaniah 3:17 3/1/1987
Elders, Pastors, Bishops, and Bethlehem Selected Scriptures 3/1/1987
The Pleasure of God in Bruising the Son Isaiah 53:10 3/8/1987
What Did Deacons Do? Selected Scriptures 3/8/1987
The Pleasure of God in Those Who Hope in His Love Psalm 147:10–11 3/15/1987
The Pleasure of God in the Prayers of the Upright Proverbs 15:8 3/22/1987
The Pleasure of God in Obedience 1 Samuel 15:22–23 3/29/1987
The Pleasure of God in Public Justice Proverbs 11:1 4/5/1987
It Is Your Father’s Pleasure to Give You the Kingdom Luke 12:32 4/12/1987
The Gladness of the Risen God Acts 2:28 4/19/1987
Risk and the Cause of God 2 Samuel 10:12 4/26/1987
Risk and the Cause of God: Today Luke 21:16 5/3/1987
Risk and the Triumph of Love Romans 8:35–37 5/10/1987
The Age of Ignorance Is Over Acts 17:30–31 6/21/1987
Rebuilt Ruins Will Reach the World Acts 15:14–18 6/28/1987
Avoiding Sexual Sin, Part 1 Selected Scriptures 6/28/1987
Barnabas: The Goodness of Great Faith Acts 11:19–26 7/5/1987
The Anatomy of Backsliding Psalm 119:176 7/5/1987
Barnabas: The Maker of a Great Leader Acts 9:18–31 7/12/1987
Barnabas: The Weakness of a Great Leader Galatians 2:9–13 7/19/1987
Avoiding Sexual Sin, Part 2 Selected Scriptures 7/26/1987
Suffering and the Second Coming 2 Thessalonians 1:1–10 8/23/1987
Questions on the Second Coming 2 Thessalonians 1:5–12 8/23/1987
What Must Happen Before the Day of the Lord? 2 Thessalonians 2:1–12 8/30/1987
God Has Given Us Good Hope Through Grace, Part 1 2 Thessalonians 2:13–17 9/6/1987
God Has Given Us Good Hope Through Grace, Part 2 2 Thessalonians 2:13–17 9/6/1987
Your Love Is Better Than Life Psalm 63 9/13/1987
Striving for the Faith of the Gospel Philippians 1:27–30 9/27/1987
The Greatness of God’s Electing Love Malachi 1:1–5 10/4/1987
Honor Thy Majestic Father Malachi 1:6–14 10/25/1987
The Curse of Careless Worship Malachi 1:6–14 11/1/1987
The Curse of Priestly Failure Malachi 2:1–9 11/8/1987
The Glory of Priestly Success Malachi 2:1–9 11/15/1987
Let None Be Faithless to the Wife of His Youth Malachi 2:10–16 11/22/1987
He Is Like a Refiner’s Fire Malachi 2:17–3:6 11/29/1987
You Will Be a Land of Delight Malachi 3:7–12 12/6/1987
I Will Spare Them as a Man Spares His Son Malachi 3:13–18 12/13/1987
The Sun of Righteousness Will Rise Malachi 4:1–3 12/20/1987
He Will Turn the Hearts of the Fathers to the Children Malachi 4:4–6 12/27/1987
Practical Help for Praying for Help Selected Scriptures 1/3/1988
The Goodness of God and the Guidance of Sinners Psalm 25 1/10/1988
Sustained by the Faithfulness of God 1 Corinthians 1:1–9 1/17/1988
The Nature of the Unity We Seek 1 Corinthians 1:10 1/17/1988
Christian Unity and the Cross 1 Corinthians 1:10–17 1/24/1988
Let Him Who Boasts Boast in the Lord! 1 Corinthians 1:31 1/31/1988
Funeral Meditation for a Christian Who Committed Suicide (1988) Selected Scriptures 2/1/1988
The Present Power of Christ Crucified 1 Corinthians 2:1–5 2/7/1988
Natural People and Spiritual People 1 Corinthians 2:14–16 2/14/1988
The Danger of Being Merely Human 1 Corinthians 3:1–4 2/21/1988
Let God Be All in This Building! 1 Corinthians 3:5–9 2/28/1988
Let Christ Be All in This Building! 1 Corinthians 3:10–17 3/6/1988
How Much Do You Own? 1 Corinthians 3:18–23 3/13/1988
He Who Sows Bountifully Will Reap Bountifully 2 Corinthians 9:6–15 3/20/1988
The Gallows and the Gift of Life Mark 8:34–38; Galatians 6:14; Hebrews 13:12–14 3/27/1988
He Must Reign 1 Corinthians 15:20–28 4/3/1988
The Danger of Dull Hearing Hebrews 5:11–6:8 4/10/1988
The Doctrine of Perseverance: The Earnest Pursuit of Assurance Hebrews 5:11–6:12 4/17/1988
The Doctrine of Perseverance: The Future of a Fruitless Field Hebrews 5:11–6:12 4/24/1988
He Must Manage His Household Well 1 Timothy 3:4–5 5/1/1988
Raising Children Who Hope in the Triumph of God Ephesians 6:4 5/8/1988
Ready to Move with the Gospel of Peace Ephesians 6:10–20 5/15/1988
Christ’s Purpose in Evangelism Acts 26:12–20 5/22/1988
Walk in Wisdom Toward Those Outside Colossians 4:2–6 5/29/1988
Unless You Repent You Will All Likewise Perish Luke 13:1–5 6/5/1988
When I Fall, I Will Rise! Micah 7:7–9 7/24/1988
The Great Invitation: Come! Drink! Eat! Live! Isaiah 55:1–3 7/31/1988
The Great Invitation: Call Others Too! Isaiah 55:1–3 8/7/1988
The Great Invitation: A High Way for Low Sinners Isaiah 55:6–9 8/14/1988
The Great Invitation: God’s Triumphant Word Isaiah 55:10–11 8/21/1988
The Great Invitation: Break Forth in Song! Isaiah 55:12–13 8/28/1988
“Tentmakers” in Minneapolis 1 Peter 2:12 9/4/1988
Battling Unbelief at Bethlehem Romans 4:20 9/11/1988
Battling Unbelief Together Hebrews 10:19–25; 3:12–14 9/18/1988
Battling the Unbelief of Anxiety Matthew 6:25–34 9/25/1988
Battling the Unbelief of Misplaced Shame 2 Timothy 1:6–12 10/2/1988
How Can We Be Clothed with Power? Ephesians 3:14–21 10/23/1988
Battling the Unbelief of Covetousness 1 Timothy 6:6–12 10/30/1988
Believing God on Election Day Daniel 4:28–37 11/6/1988
Battling the Unbelief of Lust 1 Thessalonians 4:1–8 11/13/1988
Battling the Unbelief of Bitterness Romans 12:17–21 11/20/1988
Battling the Unbelief of Impatience Isaiah 30:1–5 11/27/1988
Three Meditations on “The Messiah” Isaiah 40:5 12/11/1988
Battling the Unbelief of a Haughty Spirit 1 Corinthians 4:7 12/18/1988
Jesus Came into the World to Bear Witness to the Truth John 18:37 12/25/1988
The Joyful Purpose of God Isaiah 43:1–7 1/8/1989
Rescuing Unborn Children: Required and Right Proverbs 24:10–12 1/15/1989
The Joyful Duty of Man 1 Corinthians 10:31 1/22/1989
Joy Exchanged and Joy Forfeited 1 Corinthians 2:14 1/29/1989
Joy Purchased Romans 5:6–8 2/5/1989
Joy Recovered Acts 3:19; 16:31 2/12/1989
His Dominion Shall Be from Sea to Sea Zechariah 9:9–10 3/19/1989
The Dangers of Following Jesus Matthew 10:24–25 3/23/1989
Irrevocable Joy John 16:22 3/26/1989
Serving the Lord with Humility, Tears, and Trials Acts 20:17–21 4/2/1989
Faithfulness Is Better Than Life Acts 20:22–25 4/9/1989
The Guilt of Giving Part of God’s Counsel Acts 20:26–27 4/16/1989
Watch Out for the Wolves Within Acts 20:28–31 4/23/1989
I Entrust You to God and to the Word of His Grace Acts 20:32–35 4/30/1989
At the Price of God’s Own Blood Acts 20:28 5/7/1989
Male and Female He Created Them in the Image of God Genesis 1:26–28 5/14/1989
Manhood and Womanhood: Conflict and Confusion After the Fall Genesis 3:16; 4:7 5/21/1989
Manhood and Womanhood Before Sin Genesis 2:18–25 5/28/1989
Jesus, Women, and Men Luke 13:10–17 6/4/1989
Husbands Who Love Like Christ and the Wives Who Submit to Them Ephesians 5:21–23; 1 Peter 3:1–7 6/11/1989
Manhood, Womanhood, and the Freedom to Minister 1 Timothy 2:8–15 6/18/1989
Affirming the Goodness of Manhood and Womanhood in All of Life 1 Timothy 2:13–14 6/25/1989
From Wonder to Witness Isaiah 43:10–13 6/28/1989
The Prayer of an Old Saint Leviticus 19 8/27/1989
Do Not Say, “I Am Only a Youth” Jeremiah 1:1–10 9/3/1989
Old and Young Shall Dream Together Acts 2:17 9/10/1989
The Sacrifice of Praise Hebrews 13:8–16 9/17/1989
The Sacrifice of a Shared Life Hebrews 13:16 9/24/1989
The Sacrifice of Suffering Hebrews 13:13–14 10/1/1989
Out of Zion, the Perfection of Beauty, God Shines Forth Psalm 50:1–6 10/8/1989
Call upon Me in the Day of Trouble and I Will Deliver You Psalm 50:1–15 10/15/1989
A Kingdom That Cannot Be Shaken Hebrews 12:25–29 10/22/1989
Mercy to the Nations Romans 15:8–9 11/5/1989
O Lord, Open a Door for the Word! Colossians 4:2–4 11/12/1989
Thanks Be to God for His Inexpressible Gift 2 Corinthians 9:15 11/19/1989
Jesus Is the Ruler of Kings on Earth Revelation 1:4–5 11/26/1989
Triumphant Light John 1:1–5 12/3/1989
A Burning Witness to the Light John 1:6–8 12/10/1989
How to Become a Child of God John 1:9–13 12/17/1989
The Word Became Flesh John 1:14–18 12/24/1989
All the Promises of God Are Yes in Christ 2 Corinthians 1:15–20 12/31/1989
Compassion, Power, and the Kingdom of God: An Introduction 1 Corinthians 4:15–21 1/7/1990
What Are We Up Against? 1 John 5:18–21 1/14/1990
Kingdom Compassion and the Killing of Children Hebrews 10:32–35 1/21/1990
The Importance of the Kingdom Today Matthew 24:14 1/28/1990
Is the Kingdom Present or Future? Luke 17:20–21 2/4/1990
How Is the Kingdom Present? Luke 11:14–23 2/11/1990
Are Signs and Wonders for Today? Acts 4:29–31 2/25/1990
Gifts of Healings and Workings of Miracles 1 Corinthians 12:1–11 3/4/1990
The Elders, the People, and the Prayer of Faith James 5:13–18 3/11/1990
When Will Prophecy Cease? 1 Corinthians 13:8–14:5 3/18/1990
The Authority and Nature of the Gift of Prophecy Acts 2:14–21 3/25/1990
Why the Gift of Prophecy Is Not the Usual Way of Knowing God’s Will Romans 12:1–2 4/1/1990
“You Will See the Son of Man Seated at the Right Hand of Power and Coming on the Clouds of Heaven” Matthew 26:63–64 4/8/1990
Jesus Is Alive to Serve John 11:25 4/15/1990
The Lord Stood by Me 2 Timothy 4:17–18 4/22/1990
Do You See the Joy of God in the Sun? Psalm 19:1–6 8/26/1990
The Heart You Know and the Heart You Don’t Psalm 19:12–14 9/2/1990
Explosive Fellowship Acts 12:1–17 9/9/1990
What Jesus Did After the Beginning Acts 1:1–3 9/16/1990
You Will Be Baptized with the Holy Spirit Acts 1:4–5 9/23/1990
You Shall Receive Power Till Jesus Comes Acts 1:6–14 9/30/1990
What Judas’s Death Teaches Us About the Spirit Acts 1:15–26 10/7/1990
Tongues of Fire and the Fullness of God Acts 2:1–13 10/14/1990
Disarray or God’s Design? Haggai 2:6–7 10/21/1990
I Will Pour Out My Spirit Acts 2:14–21 11/4/1990
Did You Kill the Lord of Glory? Acts 2:22–36 11/11/1990
Thanksgiving in Suffering Hebrews 4:14–16 11/18/1990
Repentance, Forgiveness, and the Gift of the Spirit Acts 2:37–41 11/25/1990
The Fear of God and Freedom from Goods Acts 2:42–47 12/2/1990
Jesus’ Name Made This Man Strong Acts 3:1–16 12/9/1990
Times of Refreshing and the Restoration of All Things Acts 3:17–21 12/16/1990
God Sent His Servant to Bless You Acts 3:22–26 12/23/1990
Prevailing Prayer for the Spirit’s Power Luke 11:1–13 12/30/1990
Sweeter than Honey, Better than Gold Psalm 19:7–11 1/6/1991
These You Ought to Have Done Without Neglecting the Others Luke 11:37–42 1/13/1991
There Is Salvation in No One Else Acts 4:1–12 1/20/1991
Abortion: Shall We Listen to Men or God? Acts 4:13–22 1/27/1991
A Prayer That Brought the Holy Spirit Down Acts 4:23–31 2/3/1991
Be Like Barnabas Not Like Ananias! Acts 4:32–5:11 2/10/1991
How Signs and Wonders Helped Add Multitudes to the Lord Acts 5:12–16 2/17/1991
The Price and the Preciousness of Spiritual Power Acts 5:17–21a 2/24/1991
You Have Filled Jerusalem with Your Teaching Acts 5:21b-32 3/3/1991
If It Is of God, It Will Not Be Overthrown Acts 5:33–42 3/10/1991
Serving Widows, Preaching the Word, and Winning Priests Acts 6:1–7 3/17/1991
Stephen’s Crime: “Jesus Will Destroy the Temple” Acts 6:8–15 3/24/1991
Six Gifts of the Resurrection 1 Corinthians 15:12–20 3/31/1991
The Story of a Stiff-Necked People Acts 7:1–53 4/7/1991
The Death of a Spirit-Filled Man Acts 7:54–8:1 4/21/1991
The Lord Is Great and Does Wondrous Things Psalm 86:8–10 4/28/1991
Spreading Power Through Persecution Acts 8:1–8 5/5/1991
Simon’s Perversion of Signs and Wonders Acts 8:9–24 5/12/1991
What Does It Mean to Receive the Holy Spirit? Acts 8:14–17 5/19/1991
The Leading of the Lord in Personal Evangelism Acts 8:26–40 5/26/1991
Who Are the Elders? 1 Timothy 3:1–7; 5:17 6/2/1991
Overflowing Grace for All Who Believe Acts 9:1–19; 1 Timothy 1:12–16 6/9/1991
Forget Not All His Benefits Psalm 103:2 6/16/1991
I Will Sing Praises to You Among the Nations Psalm 57 6/23/1991
Looking Back to Witnesses, Up to Jesus, and Forward to Joy Hebrews 11:39–12:2 6/30/1991
Christ’s Power Is Made Perfect in Weakness 2 Corinthians 12:1–10 7/14/1991
Let Marriage Be Held in Honor Among All Hebrews 13:1–6 8/11/1991
Asa’s Folly 2 Chronicles 16 8/18/1991
He Trusted to Him Who Judges Justly 1 Peter 2:18–25 8/25/1991
The Mouth of the Righteous Is a Fountain of Life Proverbs 10:11 9/1/1991
The Fullness of Hope and the Fellowship of Love Hebrews 10:19–25 9/8/1991
Worship God! Revelation 19:1–10 9/15/1991
Prepare to Meet Your God Amos 4:4–13 9/22/1991
The Test of Authenticity in a New Sanctuary John 14:15–24 9/29/1991
Jesus Is the Christ the Son of God Acts 9:19–22 10/6/1991
Jesus Still Turns Things Around Acts 9:23–43 10/13/1991
What God Has Cleansed Do Not Call Common Acts 10:1–11:18 10/20/1991
God: Refuge for His People, Exalted Among the Nations Psalm 46 11/10/1991
Exalting Jesus so the Spirit Falls Acts 10:36–48 11/17/1991
He Saw the Grace of God and Was Glad Acts 11:23 11/24/1991
Execution, Escape, and Eaten by Worms Acts 12 12/1/1991
The Straight Paths of the Lord Acts 13:1–12 12/8/1991
History Is God’s Story Acts 13:13–29 12/15/1991
How to Pray for a Desolate Church Daniel 9:1–23 1/5/1992
Angels and Prayer Daniel 10 1/12/1992
Enough for Us 2 Corinthians 9:6–12 1/19/1992
Exposing the Dark Work of Abortion Ephesians 5:11 1/26/1992
Savoring God by Serving the Saints Hebrews 6:9–12 2/2/1992
The Full Assurance of Hope Hebrews 6:9–11 2/9/1992
Receiving Children in Jesus’ Name Mark 9:33–37 2/23/1992
God Has Chosen Us in Him Before the Foundation of the Earth Ephesians 1:4 3/1/1992
God Predestined Us unto Sonship Through Jesus Christ Ephesians 1:3–6 3/8/1992
God Vindicated His Righteousness in the Death of Christ Romans 3:21–26 3/15/1992
God Justified the Ungodly Romans 3:21–4:8 3/22/1992
God Called Us into Life and Hope 1 Corinthians 1:18–25 4/5/1992
God Sanctifies His People 1 Thessalonians 5:23–24 4/12/1992
Christ and Those in Him Will Never Die Again Romans 6:1–11 4/19/1992
Behold, I Make All Things New Revelation 21:1–8 4/26/1992
Should Not I Pity That Great City . . . Minneapolis? Jonah 3:10–4:11 6/7/1992
The Echo and Insufficiency of Hell, Part 1 Romans 11:17–22 6/14/1992
The Echo and Insufficiency of Hell, Part 2 Psalm 63 6/21/1992
Olympic Spirituality, Part 1 1 Corinthians 9:23–27 8/2/1992
Olympic Spirituality, Part 2 1 Corinthians 9:23–27 8/9/1992
Called to Suffer and Rejoice: For Holiness and Hope Romans 5:1–8 8/16/1992
Called to Suffer and Rejoice: That We Might Gain Christ Philippians 3:1–14 8/23/1992
Called to Suffer and Rejoice: To Finish the Aim of Christ’s Afflictions Colossians 1:24–29 8/30/1992
Called to Suffer and Rejoice: For an Eternal Weight of Glory 2 Corinthians 4:7–18 9/6/1992
Living Together When Christ Is All in All Colossians 3:12–17 9/13/1992
His Body: The Fullness of Him Who Fills All in All Ephesians 1:15–23 9/20/1992
Israel and Us Reconciled in One Body Ephesians 2:11–22 9/27/1992
Idolatry, the Lord’s Supper, and the Body of Christ 1 Corinthians 10:14–22 10/4/1992
Beautifying the Body of Christ Ephesians 5:22–32 10/11/1992
Why the Saints Minister to the Body Ephesians 4:7–16 10/18/1992
How the Saints Minister to the Body Ephesians 4:7–16 10/25/1992
One Lord, One Spirit, One Body for All Time and All Peoples Ephesians 4:1–6 11/8/1992
Sound Judgment, One Body, Several Parts Romans 12:1–8 11/15/1992
You Were Bought with a Price 1 Corinthians 6:20 11/22/1992
Living in the Spirit and in the Body for the Common Good 1 Corinthians 12:1–13 11/29/1992
Body Pains: Feelings of Uselessness 1 Corinthians 12:14–20 12/6/1992
Body Pains: Feelings of Self-Sufficiency 1 Corinthians 12:21–27 12/13/1992
Why the Son of God Came into the World Mark 10:45 12/20/1992
A Year-End Look at Jesus Christ Revelation 1:9–20 12/27/1992
If My Words Abide In You . . . John 15:7 1/3/1993
Ask Whatever You Wish John 15:7 1/10/1993
Being Pro-Life Christians Under a Pro-Choice President 1 Peter 2:13–17 1/17/1993
Why a Church Covenant? Hebrews 8 1/31/1993
The New Covenant and the New Covenant People 1 Corinthians 11:17–34 2/7/1993
Advancing and Sustaining the Covenant Community 1 Thessalonians 3:11–4:2 2/14/1993
A Model of Covenant Exhortation 1 Thessalonians 4:1–12 2/21/1993
Preserving the Covenant Community In Spite of Sickness and Sin James 5:16–20 2/28/1993
Renewing the Covenant for the Sake of God’s Name Nehemiah 9:38 3/7/1993
Surely He Has Borne Our Griefs Isaiah 52:13–53:6 3/14/1993
Like a Lamb That Is Led to Slaughter Isaiah 53:7–9 3/28/1993
He Shall Be Satisfied with the Fruit of His Travail Isaiah 53:10–12 4/4/1993
I Have Authority to Lay It Down and I Have Authority to Take It Up Again John 10:11–18 4/11/1993
Fearlessness as a Sign of Destruction and Salvation Philippians 1:12–30 4/25/1993
The Righteous Are Bold as a Lion Proverbs 28:1 5/2/1993
You Joyfully Accepted the Plundering of Your Property Hebrews 10:32–36 5/9/1993
Loved Flock, Do Not Be Afraid to Give It Away Luke 12:13–34 5/16/1993
The Noble Army of the Martyrs Praise Thee Philippians 1:19–21 5/23/1993
We Had Boldness in Our God 1 Thessalonians 2:1–12 5/30/1993
Things Are Worse Than and Better Than They Seem Revelation 2:8–11 6/6/1993
Anxieties: To Be Cast Not Carried 1 Peter 5:1–11 6/13/1993
Fear Not, I Am with You, I Am Your God Isaiah 41:1–13 6/20/1993
What Happens When You Die? At Home with the Lord 2 Corinthians 4:16–5:10 7/18/1993
What Happens When You Die? The Dead Will Be Raised Imperishable 1 Corinthians 15:50–58 7/25/1993
What Happens When You Die? All Appear Before the Judgment Seat of Christ 2 Corinthians 5:1–10 8/1/1993
What Happens When You Die? Glorified and Free on the New Earth Romans 8:18–25 8/8/1993
How Aliens Keep the Identity of Their Homeland 1 Peter 1:1–2; 4:7–10 9/19/1993
God’s Great Mercy and Our New Birth 1 Peter 1:3–4 10/10/1993
The Elect Are Kept by the Power of God 1 Peter 1:5 10/17/1993
Joy Through the Fiery Test of Genuine Faith 1 Peter 1:6–7 10/24/1993
Let the Nations Be Glad Psalm 67 11/7/1993
True Christianity: Inexpressible Joy in the Invisible Christ 1 Peter 1:8–9 11/14/1993
Girding the Mind to Guard Your Hope 1 Peter 1:13 11/28/1993
The Lust of Ignorance and the Life of Holiness 1 Peter 1:14–16 12/5/1993
A Sojourn on Earth in Confident Fear 1 Peter 1:17–19 12/12/1993
That Your Prayers May Not Be Hindered 1 Peter 3:7 1/2/1994
The Prayers of the Saints and the End of the World Revelation 8:1–5 1/9/1994
What Is Man? Psalm 8 1/16/1994
The Seed of the Word and the Fruit of Love 1 Peter 1:22–25 1/23/1994
Long for the Pure Milk of the Word 1 Peter 2:1–3 1/30/1994
Preparing for the Discipline of a Vocational Minister Joel 2:15–17 2/6/1994
Good and Evil in the Churches of Asia and Bethlehem Revelation 2–3 2/13/1994
Becoming a Spiritual House and Holy Priesthood 1 Peter 2:4–8 2/20/1994
Why God Laid a Stone of Stumbling 1 Peter 2:4–8 2/27/1994
Today’s Mercies for Today’s Troubles Matthew 6:34; Lamentations 3:22–23 3/13/1994
As We Forgive Our Debtors Matthew 6:7–15 3/20/1994
Forgive Just as God in Christ Also Has Forgiven You Ephesians 4:32–5:2 3/27/1994
But Christ Has Been Raised, You Are Not Still In Your Sins 1 Corinthians 15:17–20 4/3/1994
Christian Identity and Christian Destiny 1 Peter 2:9–10 4/17/1994
Who Shall Shepherd the Flock? 1 Peter 5:1–4 4/24/1994
Do Not Forsake Your Mother’s Teaching Proverbs 1:7–9 5/8/1994
The War Against the Soul and the Glory of God 1 Peter 2:11–12 5/22/1994
Slaves of God: Free from All to Honor All 1 Peter 2:13–17 5/29/1994
How To Suffer for Doing What Is Right 1 Peter 2:18–23 6/5/1994
The Counsel of the Lord Stands Forever Psalm 33:10–11 6/12/1994
Christ Died for Our Sins That We Might Die to Sin 1 Peter 2:21–25 6/26/1994
“Grace to You” and “Grace with You” 1 Corinthians 15:10 8/28/1994
Women of Valor for Non-Promise Keepers 1 Peter 3:1–7 9/4/1994
Your Calling Is to Bless Believers 1 Peter 3:8–12 9/11/1994
Christ Is Hallowed in Us When We Hope in Him 1 Peter 3:13–17 9/18/1994
Strengthened to Suffer: Christ, Noah, and Baptism 1 Peter 3:18–22 9/25/1994
Arming Yourself with the Purpose to Suffer 1 Peter 4:1–6 10/2/1994
God in Everything at the End of the Age 1 Peter 4:7–11 10/16/1994
Why We Can Rejoice in Suffering 1 Peter 4:12–19 10/23/1994
Cities of Ruthless Nations Will Revere Thee Isaiah 25:1–8 11/6/1994
How Elder-Shepherds Prepare to Meet the Chief Shepherd 1 Peter 5:1–4 11/13/1994
Are You Humble Enough to Be Care-Free? 1 Peter 5:5–7 11/20/1994
The Dominion Belongs to the God of All Grace 1 Peter 5:8–14 11/27/1994
The Danger: Perishing John 3:16 12/4/1994
The Design: Love John 3:16 12/11/1994
The Duty: Faith John 3:16 12/18/1994
The Destiny: Eternal Life John 3:16 12/25/1994
Prayer, Fasting, and the Course of History Acts 13:1–4 1/1/1995
When the Bridegroom Is Taken Away, They Will Fast—With New Wineskins Matthew 9:14–17 1/8/1995
Man Shall Not Live on Bread Alone Matthew 3:16–4:4 1/15/1995
Fasting for the Safety of the Little Ones Ezra 8:21–23 1/22/1995
Fasting for the King’s Coming Luke 2:36–38 1/29/1995
Fasting for the Father’s Reward Matthew 6:16–18 2/5/1995
A Fast for Waters That Do Not Fail, Part 1 Isaiah 58:1–12 2/12/1995
A Fast for Waters That Do Not Fail, Part 2 Isaiah 58:1–12 2/19/1995
The Greatest of These Is Love: An Introduction to the Series 1 John 4 3/12/1995
Who Shall Separate Us from the Love of Christ? Romans 8:28–39 3/19/1995
The Depth of Christ’s Love: Its Cost Ephesians 4:32–5:2 3/26/1995
The Depth of Christ’s Love: Its Undeserving Objects Romans 5:1–11 4/2/1995
The Depth of Christ’s Love: Its Lavish Benefits 1 John 3:1 4/9/1995
The Depth of Christ’s Love: Its Freedom John 10:14–18 4/16/1995
Faith: The Link Between God’s Love for Us and Ours for Others Galatians 5:1–6 4/23/1995
Love Your Neighbor as Yourself, Part 1 Matthew 22:34–40 4/30/1995
Love Your Neighbor as Yourself, Part 2 Matthew 22:34–40 5/7/1995
But I Say to You, Love Your Enemies, Part 1 Matthew 5:43–48 5/14/1995
But I Say to You, Love Your Enemies, Part 2 Matthew 5:43–48 5/21/1995
Love One Another with Brotherly Affection Romans 12:9–13 6/4/1995
Summer Is for Seeing and Showing Christ 2 Corinthians 3:12–18 6/11/1995
Dying as a Means of Loving, Part 1 John 12:20–26 6/18/1995
Dying as a Means of Loving, Part 2 1 Corinthians 13:4–7 6/25/1995
This Man Receives Sinners and Eats with Them Luke 15:1–2 8/13/1995
The Happiest Days of Heaven Luke 15:1–10 8/20/1995
Coming to Yourself and Coming to The Father Luke 15:11–24 8/27/1995
The Blinding Effects of Serving God Luke 15:25–31 9/3/1995
Toward the Tithe and Beyond Matthew 23:23 9/10/1995
How Christ Enables the Church to Upbuild Itself in Love Ephesians 4:4–16 9/17/1995
Paul’s Ambition and Bethlehem’s Mission Romans 15:18–21 9/24/1995
A Passion for the Supremacy of God for the Joy of All Peoples Acts 13:36 10/1/1995
Through Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Power of the Holy Spirit Psalm 95 10/8/1995
By Treasuring All That God Is, All Whom He Loves Galatians 3:5 10/15/1995
Praying for All His Purposes, Meditating on All His Word 1 Thessalonians 2:13 10/22/1995
Sustained by All His Grace 1 Corinthians 4:7 10/29/1995
Vision for the Harvest: 2000 by 2000 John 4:31–38 11/5/1995
The Value of Relationships   11/19/1995
Urban-Suburban Partnership Hebrews 3:12–13 11/26/1995
Diversity in God-Centered Worship Romans 15:1–7 12/3/1995
Good News to the Poor Galatians 2:9–10 12/10/1995
The Son of Man Came to Serve Mark 10:45 12/17/1995
The Son of Man Came to Give His Life a Ransom for Many Mark 10:45 12/24/1995
Incentives to Strive in Prayer Romans 15:30 12/31/1995
Prayer Changes People’s Wills Romans 15:30–31 1/7/1996
Racial Reconciliation Acts 17:26 1/14/1996
Challenging the Church and Culture with Truth Selected Scriptures 1/21/1996
Advice to Pastors: Preach the Word 2 Timothy 3:16–4:4 2/4/1996
God’s Purpose for Jacob and Bethlehem Genesis 35:11 2/4/1996
Walk in Wisdom: Seize the Moment Colossians 4:2–6 2/11/1996
Becoming All Things to All Men to Save Some 1 Corinthians 9:19–23 2/18/1996
Raising Children Who Are Confident in God Psalm 78:1–8 2/25/1996
I Have Other Sheep John 10:16 3/3/1996
Getting Right with God and Each Other Matthew 5:21–26 3/10/1996
Let All Who Seek Thee Rejoice and Be Glad in Thee; Let Those Who Love Thy Salvation Say Continually, “The Lord Be Magnified” Psalm 40:16 3/17/1996
When God Says, “Not Now” Luke 11:1–13 3/24/1996
In These Last Days, God Has Spoken by a Son Hebrews 1:1–4 3/31/1996
He Made Purification of Sins Hebrews 1:1–4 4/4/1996
He Sat Down at the Right Hand of Majesty Hebrews 1:1–4 4/7/1996
Jesus Christ: Infinitely Superior to Angels Hebrews 1 4/14/1996
The Danger of Drifting from the Word Hebrews 2:1–4 4/28/1996
Spoken, Confirmed, Witnessed: A Great Salvation Hebrews 2:1–4 5/5/1996
Who Rules the World to Come? Hebrews 2:1–9 5/19/1996
For Whom Did Jesus Taste Death? Hebrews 2:9 5/26/1996
Our Captain Made Perfect Through Sufferings Hebrews 2:9–13 6/2/1996
Sustained by Sovereign Grace—Forever Jeremiah 32:36–41 6/16/1996
Jesus Is Able to Help Those Who Are Tempted Hebrews 2:14–18 6/23/1996
Jesus: Worthy of More Glory than Moses Hebrews 3:1–6 8/4/1996
Do Not Harden Your Heart in the Day of Trouble Hebrews 3:7–19 8/11/1996
Eternal Security is a Community Project Hebrews 3:12–19 8/18/1996
Be Diligent to Enter God’s Rest! Hebrews 4:1–11 9/1/1996
The Word of God: Living, Active, Sharp Hebrews 4:12–13 9/8/1996
Draw Near to the Throne of Grace With Confidence Hebrews 4:14–5:3 9/15/1996
He Is the Source of Eternal Salvation for All Who Obey Him Hebrews 5:4–10 9/22/1996
By This Time You Ought to be Teachers Hebrews 5:11–14 9/29/1996
Let Us Press On To Maturity Hebrews 6:1–3 10/6/1996
When Is Saving Repentance Impossible? Hebrews 6:4–8 10/13/1996
The Full Assurance of Hope to the End Hebrews 6:9–12 10/20/1996
A Passion for the Supremacy of Christ—Where He Is Not Named Romans 9:17 11/3/1996
When Does God Swear? Hebrews 6:13–18 11/10/1996
Hope Anchored in Heaven Hebrews 6:19–20 11/17/1996
From Thy Hand We Have Given Thee 1 Chronicles 29:6–20 11/24/1996
Jesus: From Melchizedek to Eternal Savior Hebrews 7:1–25 12/1/1996
Our High Priest is The Son of God Perfect Forever Hebrews 7:26–8:5 12/8/1996
Jesus: Mediator of a Better Covenant, Part 1 Hebrews 8:6–13 12/15/1996
Jesus: Mediator of a Better Covenant, Part 2 Hebrews 8:6–13 12/22/1996
Praying From The Fullness of The Word John 15:1–8 12/29/1996
Thy Word I Have Treasured in My Heart Psalm 119:9–16 1/5/1997
Purified to Serve the Living God Hebrews 9:1–14 1/12/1997
Be Strong and Fervent in Spirit in the Cause of Truth and Life Romans 12:9–11 1/19/1997
How the Called Receive an Eternal Inheritance Hebrews 9:15–22 1/26/1997
What Christ Did at the End of the Age Hebrews 9:23–26 2/2/1997
What Christ Will Do at the Second Coming Hebrews 9:27–28 2/9/1997
Perfected for All Time by a Single Offering Hebrews 10:1–18 2/16/1997
Let Us Draw Near to God Hebrews 10:19–22 3/23/1997
What Jesus Built by Rising from the Dead Hebrews 10:32–39 3/30/1997
Consider Each Other How to Stir Up Love Hebrews 10:23–25 4/6/1997
Woe to Those Who Trample the Son of God Hebrews 10:26–31 4/13/1997
The Present Power of a Future Possession Hebrews 10:32–39 4/27/1997
I Baptize You with Water Matthew 3 5/4/1997
Buried and Raised in Baptism Through Faith Colossians 2:8–15 5/11/1997
What is Baptism and Does it Save? 1 Peter 3:18–22 5/18/1997
What Baptism Portrays Romans 5:20–6:4 5/25/1997
What Faith Knows and Hopes For Hebrews 11:1–3 6/1/1997
Without Faith it is Impossible to Please God Hebrews 11:4–6 6/8/1997
The Faith of Noah, Abraham, and Sarah Hebrews 11:7–12 6/22/1997
The Hope of Exiles on the Earth Hebrews 11:13–22 6/29/1997
Liberated for Love by Looking to the Reward Hebrews 11:23–28 8/3/1997
Faith to Be Strong and Faith to Be Weak Hebrews 11:29–38 8/10/1997
Running with the Witnesses Hebrews 11:39–12:2 8/17/1997
The Painful Discipline of Our Heavenly Father Hebrews 12:3–11 8/24/1997
Fail Not to Obtain the Grace of God Hebrews 12:12–17 8/31/1997
You Have Come to Mount Zion Hebrews 12:18–29 9/7/1997
Small Group Life in the Power of God’s Promises Hebrews 13:1–6 9/14/1997
Be Strengthened By Grace Hebrews 13:7–16 9/21/1997
Let Us Go With Jesus Bearing Reproach Hebrews 13:12–16 9/28/1997
Obey Your Joyful Leaders, Part 1 Hebrews 13:17–19 10/5/1997
Obey Your Joyful Leaders, Part 2 Hebrews 13:17 10/12/1997
It’s All the Work of God Hebrews 13:20–25 10/19/1997
World Missions and the End of History Matthew 24:14 10/26/1997
Worship God! Revelation 22:8–9 11/9/1997
The Inner Essence of Worship Philippians 1:18–24 11/16/1997
Why God Cannot Be Served But Loves to Serve Acts 17:16–34 11/23/1997
All of Life as Worship Romans 12:1–2 11/30/1997
The Lord’s Supper as Worship 1 Corinthians 11:17–34 12/7/1997
Magnifying God with Money Luke 12:32–34 12/14/1997
We Have Come to Worship Him Matthew 2:1–12 12/21/1997
Singing And Making Melody To The Lord Ephesians 5:17–20 12/28/1997
Open My Eyes That I May See Psalm 119:17–24 1/4/1998
Wonderful Things From Your Word Psalm 119:18 1/11/1998
Every Race to Reign and Worship Revelation 5:8–14 1/18/1998
Where Does Child Killing Come From? James 4:1–10 1/25/1998
Amen 1 Corinthians 14:6–19 2/1/1998
The Place of Preaching in Worship 2 Timothy 3:16–4:5 2/8/1998
Take Care How You Listen! Part 1 Luke 8:4–18 2/15/1998
Take Care How You Listen! Part 2 Luke 8:4–18 2/22/1998
The Sovereign Sacrifice: Foreknown, Foretold, for Faith John 13:12–20 4/5/1998
Funeral Meditation for Patty May Larson Selected Scriptures 4/11/1998
The Spirit of the Age and the Reality of the Risen Christ Romans 8:11 4/12/1998
The Author of the Greatest Letter Ever Written Romans 1:1 4/26/1998
God’s Good News Concerning His Son Romans 1:1–4 5/3/1998
By His Grace, For His Name, Through the Obedience of Faith Romans 1:1–5 5/10/1998
The Called of Christ & the Loved of God, Part 1 Romans 1:6–7 5/17/1998
The Called of Christ & the Loved of God, Part 2 Romans 1:6–7 5/24/1998
The Treasure of Faith in the Life of the Church Romans 1:8–15 5/31/1998
The Gospel in the Church for the Obedience of Faith through Spiritual Gifts Romans 1:8–15 6/7/1998
Not Ashamed of the Gospel Romans 1:16 6/14/1998
The Gospel is the Power of God unto Salvation Romans 1:16 6/21/1998
To the Jew First, and Also to the Greek Romans 1:16 7/5/1998
How Does the Gospel Save Believers? Part 1 Romans 1:16–17 8/9/1998
How Does the Gospel Save Believers? Part 2 Romans 1:16–17 8/16/1998
How Does the Gospel Save Believers? Part 3 Romans 1:16–17 8/23/1998
The Wrath of God Against Ungodliness and Unrighteousness Romans 1:18 8/30/1998
The Wrath of God Against Holding Down the Truth Romans 1:18 9/13/1998
Measures of Faith, Gifts of Grace, Ministry in Small Groups Romans 12:1–8 9/20/1998
Displays of God Remove the Excuse for Failed Worship Romans 1:18–21 9/27/1998
The First Dark Exchange: Idolatry Romans 1:21–23 10/4/1998
The Other Dark Exchange: Homosexuality, Part 1 Romans 1:24–28 10/11/1998
The Other Dark Exchange: Homosexuality, Part 2 Romans 1:24–28 10/18/1998
The Lofty Claim, the Last Command, the Loving Comfort Matthew 28:16–20 11/1/1998
The Perils of Disapproving God Romans 1:28–32 11/8/1998
Doing and Endorsing Evil Romans 1:28–32 11/15/1998
God’s Response to Hypocrisy: Kindness and Judgment Romans 2:1–5 11/22/1998
The Final Divide: Eternal Life or Eternal Wrath, Part 1 Romans 2:6–10 11/29/1998
The Final Divide: Eternal Life or Eternal Wrath, Part 2 Romans 2:6–10 12/6/1998
The Final Divide: Eternal Life or Eternal Wrath, Part 3 Romans 2:6–10 12/13/1998
The Son of God Appeared to Destroy the Works of the Devil 1 John 3:4–10 12/20/1998
There Is No Partiality With God, Part 1 Romans 2:11–16 12/27/1998
Meditate on the Word of the Lord Day and Night Psalm 1 1/3/1999
Pray Without Ceasing 1 Thessalonians 5:12–18 1/10/1999
Class, Culture and Ethnic Identity in Christ Colossians 3:5–17 1/17/1999
Visiting Orphans in a World of AIDS and Abortion James 1:26–27 1/24/1999
There is No Partiality With God, Part 2 Romans 2:11–16 1/31/1999
The Effect of Hypocrisy, Part 1 Romans 2:17–24 2/7/1999
The Effect of Hypocrisy, Part 2 Romans 2:17–24 2/14/1999
Who is a True Jew? Part 1 Romans 2:25–29 2/21/1999
Who is a True Jew? Part 2 Romans 2:25–29 2/28/1999
Let God Be True Though Every Man a Liar Romans 3:1–8 3/7/1999
Why God Inspired Hard Texts Romans 3:1–8 3/14/1999
All Jews and Gentiles Are Under Sin Romans 3:9–18 3/21/1999
Mouths Closed and All the World Accountable to God Romans 3:19–20 3/28/1999
Christ Jesus is He Who Died, Yes, Rather Who Was Raised Romans 8:34 4/4/1999
The Demonstration of God’s Righteousness, Part 1 Romans 3:21–26 5/9/1999
The Demonstration of God’s Righteousness, Part 2 Romans 3:21–26 5/16/1999
The Demonstration of God’s Righteousness, Part 3 Romans 3:21–26 5/23/1999
Justification by Faith is the End of Boasting Romans 3:27–31 5/30/1999
Justification by Faith Establishes the Law Romans 3:27–31 6/6/1999
One God and One Salvation for all the Nations Romans 3:29–30 6/13/1999
God Credits Faith as Righteousness Romans 4:1–5 8/1/1999
Does James Contradict Paul? James 2:14–26 and Romans 3:27–4:5 8/8/1999
When the Lord Does Not Take Account of Sin Romans 4:6–8 8/15/1999
Why Does it Matter Which Came First: Circumcision or Justification? Romans 4:9–12 8/22/1999
How Do Circumcision and Baptism Correspond? Romans 4:9–12 8/29/1999
Inheriting the World Depends on Faith, not Law Romans 4:13–15 9/5/1999
The Children of Abraham Are Heirs of the World Romans 4:13–15 9/12/1999
The Faith-Grace-Certainty Connection Romans 4:16–21 9/19/1999
Faith: In Hope, Against Hope, For the Glory of God Romans 4:16–21 9/26/1999
Why Was Jesus Put to Death and Raised Again? Romans 4:22–25 10/3/1999
The Purpose and Perseverance of Faith Romans 4:22–25 10/10/1999
Faith and the Imputation of Righteousness Romans 4:22–25 10/17/1999
Let Us Exult In the Hope of the Glory of God! Romans 5:1–2 10/24/1999
The Revelation of God’s Righteousness Where There Is No Church Romans 15:14–24 11/7/1999
We Exult in Our Tribulations Romans 5:1–5 11/14/1999
Thanksgiving Toward the Past, Faith Toward the Future Isaiah 40:8 11/21/1999
The Love of God Has Been Poured Out Within Our Hearts Romans 5:3–8 11/28/1999
God Demonstrates His Love Toward Us Romans 5:5–8 12/5/1999
Much More Shall We Be Saved By His Life Romans 5:9–11 12/12/1999
We Exult in God Through Our Lord Jesus Christ Romans 5:9–11 12/19/1999
Jesus Christ is the Same Yesterday and Today and Forever Hebrews 13:5–9 12/26/1999
I Will Meditate on All Your Work and Muse on Your Deeds Psalm 77 1/2/2000
Devote Yourselves to Prayer Colossians 4:2–4 1/9/2000
Race and Cross Ephesians 2:11–22 1/16/2000
Christ, Culture, and Abortion 1 Peter 2:9–17 1/23/2000
I Am the Lord, and Besides Me There Is No Savior Isaiah 43:8–13 1/30/2000
The Word Was God and Became Flesh John 1:1–18 2/6/2000
Christ Crucified, Our Boast Galatians 6:11–18 2/13/2000
Set Apart Rick, Randy, and the Rest for the Work Acts 13:1–5 2/20/2000
Fulfilling the Law of Love Galatians 5:1–6, 13–18 2/27/2000
Building Our Lives on the Bible 2 Timothy 3:10–17 3/5/2000
Let All the Peoples Praise Him Romans 15:7–13 3/12/2000
One Generation Shall Praise Your Works to Another Psalm 145:4 3/19/2000
The Gideon Venture Judges 7:1–22 3/26/2000
The Isaac Factor Genesis 18:10–15 4/2/2000
If the Lord Wills James 4:13–16 4/9/2000
The Sons Are Free Matthew 17:22–27 4/16/2000
Jesus Christ: Alive and With Us to the End Matthew 28 4/23/2000
How to Get a Camel through a Needle’s Eye Matthew 19:16–30 4/30/2000
Twenty Years, Then Romans Romans 5:12–21 6/11/2000
Adam, Christ, and Justification, Part 1 Romans 5:12–21 6/18/2000
Adam, Christ, and Justification, Part 2 Romans 5:12–21 6/25/2000
Adam, Christ, and Justification, Part 3 Romans 5:12–21 7/2/2000
Adam, Christ, and Justification, Part 4 Romans 5:12–21 8/20/2000
Adam, Christ, and Justification, Part 5 Romans 5:12–21 8/27/2000
The Triumph of Grace through Righteousness Romans 5:20–21 9/3/2000
Are We to Continue in Sin That Grace Might Increase? Romans 6:1–14 9/10/2000
How Justified Sinners Love Each Other Romans 12 9/17/2000
United with Christ in Death and Life, Part 1 Romans 6:1–14 9/24/2000
United with Christ in Death and Life, Part 2 Romans 6:1–7 10/1/2000
United with Christ in Death and Life, Part 3 Romans 6:1–7 10/8/2000
Justified to Break the Power of Sin Romans 6:5–10 10/15/2000
The Lord Stood By Me . . . That All the Nations Might Hear 2 Timothy 4:5–22 10/29/2000
Do Not Let Sin Reign in Your Mortal Body, Part 1 Romans 6:11–14 11/5/2000
Do Not Let Sin Reign in Your Mortal Body, Part 2 Romans 6:11–14 11/12/2000
Thank God for the Mercies of Christ Lamentations 3:21–25 11/19/2000
Free from Sin, Slaves of Righteousness, Part 1 Romans 6:14–19 11/26/2000
Free from Sin, Slaves of Righteousness, Part 2 Romans 6:14–19 12/3/2000
Slaves to God, Sanctification, Eternal Life Romans 6:20–22 12/10/2000
The Free Gift of God is Eternal Life, Part 1 Romans 6:22–23 12/17/2000
The Free Gift of God is Eternal Life, Part 2 Romans 6:22–23 12/24/2000
Learning to Pray in the Spirit and the Word, Part 1 Jude 1:17–25 12/31/2000
Learning to Pray in the Spirit and the Word, Part 2 Jude 1:17–25 1/7/2001
God’s Pursuit of Racial Diversity At Infinite Cost Revelation 5:9–10 1/14/2001
God at Work in Every Womb Job 31:13–15 1/21/2001
Dead to the Law, Serving in the Spirit, Part 1 Romans 7:1–6 1/28/2001
Dead to the Law, Serving in the Spirit, Part 2 Romans 7:1–6 2/4/2001
Dead to the Law, Serving in the Spirit, Part 3 Romans 7:1–6 2/11/2001
Dead to the Law, Serving in the Spirit, Part 4 Romans 7:1–6 2/25/2001
The Importance of Knowing Our Sin Romans 7:7–12 4/1/2001
How We Come to Know Sin Romans 7:7–12 4/8/2001
Pity Not Them Who Rise With Christ 1 Corinthians 15:12–20 4/15/2001
Jesus Christ and the Law of God Romans 7:4–12 4/29/2001
The Deadly Team of Sin and Law Romans 7:7–13 5/6/2001
To Be a Mother Is a Call to Suffer Selected Scriptures 5/13/2001
Who is This Divided Man? Part 1 Romans 7:14–25 5/27/2001
Who is This Divided Man? Part 2 Romans 7:14–25 6/3/2001
Who is This Divided Man? Part 3 Romans 7:14–25 6/24/2001
Who is This Divided Man? Part 4 Romans 7:14–25 8/12/2001
Who is This Divided Man? Part 5 Romans 7:14–25 8/19/2001
Who is This Divided Man? Part 6 Romans 7:14–25 8/26/2001
The Greatest Thing in the World: An Overview of Romans 1–7 Romans 1–7 9/2/2001
No Condemnation in Christ Jesus, Part 1 Romans 8:1 9/9/2001
A Service of Sorrow, Self-Humbling, and Steady Hope in Our Savior and King, Jesus Christ Romans 8:35–39 9/16/2001
No Condemnation in Christ Jesus, One Body in Christ Romans 12:3–13 9/23/2001
No Condemnation in Christ Jesus, Part 2 Romans 8:1–4 9/30/2001
Set Free by the Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus Romans 8:1–4 10/7/2001
What the Law Could Not Do, God Did Sending Christ, Part 1 Romans 8:1–4 10/14/2001
“I Will Build My Church”—From All Peoples Matthew 16:13–26 10/28/2001
What the Law Could Not Do, God Did Sending Christ, Part 2 Romans 8:1–4 11/4/2001
How the Spirit Does What the Law Could Not Do Romans 8:3–9 11/11/2001
Thankful for the Love of God! Why? 2 Corinthians 12:7–10 11/18/2001
How to Use the Law Lawfully To Bear Fruit for God 1 Timothy 1:5–11 11/25/2001
Why and How We Walk According to the Spirit Romans 8:5–9 12/2/2001
What Does It Mean to Fulfill the Law in Romans 8:3–4 Romans 8:3–4 12/9/2001
Christian, Know Whose You Are Romans 8:7–11 12/16/2001
The Word Was Made Flesh John 1:1–18 12/23/2001
Hold Fast to the Word and Pray for Us 2 Thessalonians 2:13–3:5 12/30/2001
Planting a Passion for God: A Dream for Bethlehem in 2002 1 Corinthians 3:1–11 1/13/2002
Jesus Is the End of Ethnocentrism Luke 4:16–30 1/20/2002
“Father, Forgive, For We Know What We Are Doing” Luke 4:16–30, Luke 23:32–38 1/27/2002
How to Kill Sin, Part 1 Romans 8:10–17 2/3/2002
How to Kill Sin, Part 2 Romans 8:10–17 2/17/2002
Jesus Declares His Kingship Matthew 21:1–17 3/24/2002
The Risen Christ: Satisfied with His Suffering Isaiah 53:3–12 3/31/2002
How to Kill Sin, Part 3 Romans 8:10–17 4/7/2002
The Spirit-Led Are the Sons of God Romans 8:13–17 4/14/2002
Children, Heirs, and Fellow Sufferers Romans 8:14–18 4/21/2002
Subjected to Futility in Hope, Part 1 Romans 8:18–25 4/28/2002
Subjected to Futility in Hope, Part 2 Romans 8:18–25 5/5/2002
Education for Exultation Psalm 100 5/19/2002
The Spirit Helps Us in Our Weakness, Part 1 Romans 8:25–27 5/26/2002
The Spirit Helps Us in Our Weakness, Part 2 Romans 8:25–27 6/2/2002
All Things for Good, Part 1 Romans 8:28–32 6/9/2002
All Things for Good, Part 2 Romans 8:28–32 6/16/2002
All Things for Good, Part 3 Romans 8:28–32 6/23/2002
Foreknown, Predestined, Conformed to Christ Romans 8:28–30 8/4/2002
Glorification: Conformed to Christ for the Supremacy of Christ Romans 8:28–30 8/11/2002
God Did Not Spare His Own Son Romans 8:28–32 8/18/2002
It Is God Who Justifies! Romans 8:28–32 8/25/2002
The All-Conquering Love of Christ Romans 8:31–37 9/1/2002
Nothing Can Separate Us from the Love of Christ Romans 8:35–39 9/8/2002
Inseparable from God While “Going Without Going” Romans 8:38–39 9/15/2002
The Mighty and Merciful Message of Romans 1–8 Romans 1–8 9/22/2002
Breaking Nets, Sinking Boats and Saving Men Luke 5:1–11 9/29/2002
Bethlehem, Break Forth Like the Dawn Isaiah 58:1–12 10/6/2002
“This is the Will of God for You: That You Abstain from Sexual Immorality” 1 Thessalonians 4:1–8 10/13/2002
The Radical Cost of Following Jesus Luke 9:56b-62 10/27/2002
The Absolute Sovereignty of God: What Is Romans Nine About? Romans 9:1–5 11/3/2002
My Anguish: My Kinsmen Are Accursed Romans 9:1–5 11/10/2002
How Great Is the Honor of Israel? Romans 9:1–5 11/17/2002
Thank God for Famous Faith Romans 1:7–8 11/24/2002
God’s Word Stands: Not All Israel is Israel, Part 1 Romans 9:6–12 12/1/2002
God’s Word Stands: Not All Israel Is Israel, Part 2 Romans 9:6–12 12/8/2002
Unconditional Election and the Invincible Purpose of God Romans 9:6–13 12/15/2002
God’s Word Stands: Christ Came to Confirm It Romans 15:5–13 12/22/2002
Be Devoted to Prayer Romans 12:12 12/29/2002
How to Receive the Word of Man as the Word of God 1 Thessalonians 2:9–16 1/5/2003
The Freedom and Justice of God in Unconditional Election Romans 9:14–18 1/12/2003
The Reformed Faith and Racial Harmony Romans 3:28 1/19/2003
The Darkness of Abortion and the Light of Truth Ephesians 5:1–16 1/26/2003
The Fame of His Name and the Freedom of Mercy Romans 9:14–18 2/2/2003
The Hardening of Pharaoh and the Hope of the World Romans 9:8–17 2/9/2003
How God Makes Known the Riches of His Glory to the Vessels of Mercy Romans 9:19–23 2/16/2003
God’s Ultimate Purpose: Vessels of Mercy Knowing the Riches of His Glory Romans 9:23–24 2/23/2003
Don’t Be Anxious, Lay Up Treasure in Heaven, Part 1 Matthew 6:19–34 3/2/2003
Don’t Be Anxious, Lay Up Treasure in Heaven, Part 2 Matthew 6:19–34 3/9/2003
Palm Sunday Tears of Sovereign Mercy Luke 19:28–44 4/13/2003
Quest: Joy! Found: Christ! Selected Scriptures 4/20/2003
The Gentiles Are Included Romans 9:24–29 4/27/2003
The Gentiles Have Obtained Righteousness by Faith Romans 9:30–33 5/4/2003
How to Submit to the Righteousness of God Romans 10:1–4 5/11/2003
The Word of Faith that We Proclaim, Part 1 Romans 10:5–13 5/18/2003
The Word of Faith that We Proclaim, Part 2 Romans 10:5–13 5/25/2003
How Shall People Be Saved? Part 1 Romans 10:13–21 6/1/2003
The Goodness and the Groaning of Growth Acts 2:36–47 6/8/2003
Why We Eat the Lord’s Supper, Part 1 1 Corinthians 11:23–26 8/3/2003
Why We Eat the Lord’s Supper, Part 2 1 Corinthians 11:17–34 8/10/2003
Why We Eat the Lord’s Supper, Part 3 1 Corinthians 11:17–34 8/24/2003
How Shall People Be Saved? Part 2 Romans 10:13–21 8/31/2003
Treasuring Christ Together, Part 1 1 Peter 2:1–12 9/7/2003
Treasuring Christ Together, Part 2 1 John 9/14/2003
Treasuring Christ Together, Part 3 Hebrews 13:14–16 9/28/2003
Treasuring Christ Together, Part 4 Hebrews 13:14–16 10/5/2003
Funeral Meditation for Owen Glenn Shramek Selected Scriptures 10/23/2003
Everlasting Truth for the Joy of All Peoples Psalm 117 10/26/2003
Has God Rejected His People? Part 1 Romans 11:1–6 11/2/2003
Has God Rejected His People? Part 2 Romans 11:1–6 11/9/2003
For God’s Sake, Let Grace Be Grace! Romans 11:1–10 11/16/2003
The Elect Obtained It But the Rest Were Hardened Romans 11:7–10 11/23/2003
Pastoral Thoughts on the Doctrine of Election Romans 11:5–7 11/30/2003
Did Israel Stumble in Order That They Might Fall? Romans 11:11–16 12/7/2003
If the Root is Holy, the Branches are Holy Romans 11:13–24 12/14/2003
From Little Bethlehem Will Come a Ruler in Israel Micah 5:1–6 12/21/2003
Let Your Requests Be Made Known to God Philippians 4:4–7 12/28/2003
All Scripture Is Breathed Out by God and Profitable 2 Timothy 3:14–4:4 1/4/2004
The Peril of Partiality James 1:26–2:13 1/18/2004
Abortion and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil Genesis 3:1–13 1/25/2004
The (Jewish) Root Supports You through Your Faith Alone Romans 11:13–24 2/1/2004
You Stand Fast Through Faith, So Do Not Become Proud, But Fear Romans 11:17–24 2/8/2004
Continue in the Kindness of God Romans 11:17–22 2/15/2004
Look at the Kindness and the Severity of God Romans 11:17–24 2/22/2004
All Israel Will Be Saved Romans 11:22–29 2/29/2004
Israel, Palestine and the Middle East Romans 11:25–32 3/7/2004
God’s Design for History: The Glory of His Mercy Romans 11:28–32 3/14/2004
The Deep Riches and Wisdom and Knowledge of God Romans 11:33–36 3/21/2004
All Things Are From God, Through God, and To God. The Glory Is All His Romans 11:33–36 3/28/2004
Jesus Christ, the Bridegroom, Past and Future Matthew 25:1–13 4/4/2004
When I Am Raised Up, I Will Go Before You To Galilee Matthew 26:26–32 4/11/2004
Treasuring Christ Together: North Campus Expansion, Part 1 2 Corinthians 8:1–9 4/18/2004
Treasuring Christ Together: North Campus Extension, Part 2 2 Corinthians 9:1–15 4/25/2004
Build Your Life on the Mercies of God Romans 12:1–2 6/6/2004
Present Your Bodies As a Living Sacrifice to God Romans 12:1–2 6/13/2004
Predestined for Adoption to the Praise of His Glory Ephesians 1:1–6 6/20/2004
Do Not Be Conformed to This World Romans 12:1–2 6/27/2004
Discerning the Will of God Concerning Homosexuality and Marriage Romans 12:1–2 8/8/2004
The Renewed Mind and How to Have It Romans 12:1–2 8/15/2004
What Is the Will of God and How Do We Know It? Romans 12:1–2 8/22/2004
Assessing Ourselves With Our God-Assigned Measure of Faith, Part 1 Romans 12:1–8 8/29/2004
Assessing Ourselves With Our God-Assigned Measure of Faith, Part 2 Romans 12:1–8 9/5/2004
Faith: The Root and Trait of All Spiritual Gifts Romans 12:1–8 9/12/2004
We, Though Many, Are One Body in Christ Romans 12:1–8 9/19/2004
Doing Mercy to the Brothers of Jesus and the Broken Neighbor Matthew 25:31–46 10/3/2004
Using Our Gifts in Proportion to Our Faith, Part 1 Romans 12:1–8 10/10/2004
The Unfathomable Riches of Christ, for All Peoples, Above All Powers, through the Church Ephesians 3:1–13 10/24/2004
Using Our Gifts in Proportion to our Faith, Part 2 Romans 12:1–8 11/7/2004
Using Our Gifts in Proportion to Our Faith, Part 3 Romans 12:3–8 11/14/2004
Let Love Be Genuine Romans 12:9 11/21/2004
Abhor What Is Evil; Hold Fast to What Is Good Romans 12:9 11/28/2004
Treasuring Christ Together: The Vision and Its Cost Selected Scriptures 12/5/2004
Love One Another with Brotherly Affection Romans 12:10 12/12/2004
Happy in Hope, Patient in Pain, Constant in Prayer Romans 12:12 12/19/2004
Be Constant in Prayer for the Joy of Hope Romans 12:12 and Ephesians 1:15–23 12/26/2004
Use the Inspired Scriptures to Rejoice in Hope Romans 15:1–4 1/2/2005
Boiling for Christ Romans 12:11 1/9/2005
Racial Harmony and Interracial Marriage Deuteronomy 7:3–4 and Colossians 3:9–11 1/16/2005
Abortion, Race, Gender, and Christ Exodus 1:1–22 1/23/2005
Lavish Giving, Loving Guests, Living Christ Romans 12:13 1/30/2005
Bless Those Who Persecute You Romans 12:14–21 2/6/2005
Live Peaceably with All, if Possible Romans 12:14–18 2/13/2005
Do Not Avenge Yourselves, But Give Place to Wrath Romans 12:16–20 2/20/2005
God’s Wrath: “Vengeance Is Mine, I Will Repay,” Says the Lord Romans 12:19–21 2/27/2005
The Present Effects of Trembling at the Wrath of God Romans 12:19 3/6/2005
When Is It Right to Repay Evil With Pain? Romans 12:9–21 3/13/2005
Christ Overcame Evil With Good—Do the Same Romans 12:20–21 3/20/2005
All Things Subject to the Risen Christ Philippians 3:20–21 3/28/2005
What Makes the Good News Good? Seeing the Glory of Christ 2 Corinthians 3:17–4:7 5/1/2005
Honoring the Biblical Call of Motherhood 2 Timothy 3:10–17 5/8/2005
Subjection to God and Subjection to the State, Part 1 Romans 13:1–7 6/12/2005
Fathers, Bring Them Up in the Discipline & Instruction of the Lord Ephesians 6:1–4 6/19/2005
Treasuring Christ Together Above All Things 1 Peter 2:1–10 6/26/2005
Subjection to God and Subjection to the State, Part 2 How to Welcome a Weak Brother 7/3/2005
Subjection to God and Subjection to the State, Part 3 Romans 13:1–7 7/10/2005
Subjection to God and Subjection to the State, Part 4 Romans 13:1–7 7/17/2005
Love is a Fulfilling of the Law, Part 1 Romans 13:7–14 7/24/2005
Love is a Fulfilling of the Law, Part 2 Romans 13:8–10 7/31/2005
Love is a Fulfilling of the Law, Part 3 Romans 13:8–10 8/7/2005
Put on the Lord Jesus Christ, Part 1 Romans 13:11–14 8/14/2005
Put on the Lord, Jesus Christ, Part 2 Romans 13:11–14 8/28/2005
How to Welcome a Weak Brother Romans 14:1–6 9/4/2005
Where Is God? Selected Scriptures 9/11/2005
Consider How to Stir Up One Another to Love Hebrews 3:12–14; 10:23–25 9/18/2005
Each One Should Be Fully Convinced in His Own Mind Romans 14:1–9 9/25/2005
Is There a “Lord’s Day”? Romans 14:1–9 10/2/2005
Gospel to the Nations, Generosity to the Poor Galatians 2:1–10 10/23/2005
We Will All Stand Before the Judgment of God Romans 14:10–13 10/30/2005
Do Not Destroy the Work of God Romans 14:14–23 11/6/2005
The Kingdom of God is Righteousness and Peace and Joy in the Holy Spirit Romans 14:16–19 11/13/2005
The Kingdom of Heaven Is a Treasure Matthew 13:44 11/20/2005
Welcome One Another to the Glory of God Romans 15:1–7 11/27/2005
Why Christ Became a Servant of the Jews Romans 15:1–9 12/4/2005
Gentiles Rejoice in the Root of Jesse Romans 15:7–13 12/11/2005
Word of Promise, Spirit of God, Hope of Man Romans 15:7–13 12/18/2005
The Child to Be Born Will Be Called Holy—the Son of God Luke 1:26–38 12/25/2005
Prayer and the Victory of God Isaiah 37 1/1/2006
How God’s Word Produces Our Work 1 Corinthians 15:51–58 1/8/2006
Racial Diversity, Racial Harmony, and the Gospel Walk Galatians 2:11–16 1/15/2006
Love Your Unborn Neighbor Luke 10:25–37 1/22/2006
A Pastor’s Offering to God of Holy People Romans 15:14–21 1/29/2006
Introducing All Nations Christian Fellowship, A Church Plant of Bethlehem Baptist Church Selected Scriptures 2/5/2006
Let the One Who Boasts Boast in the Lord 1 Corinthians 1:10–31 2/12/2006
I Will Go to God, My Exceeding Joy Psalm 43 2/26/2006
This Man Went Down to His House Justified Luke 18:9–14 8/6/2006
Why and How We Celebrate the Lord’s Supper 1 Corinthians 11:17–34 8/13/2006
By Signs and Wonders: Where Christ Has Not Been Named Romans 15:14–21 8/20/2006
Holy Ambition: To Preach Where Christ Has Not Been Named Romans 15:18–24 8/27/2006
Where I Am There Will My Servant Be: A Call to Treasure Christ Together John 12:20–26 9/3/2006
Joy+Debt = A Two-Thousand-Mile Detour to Jerusalem Romans 15:20–28 9/10/2006
Resting and Wrestling for the Cause of Christ—Together Romans 15:28–33 9/17/2006
Commending and Welcoming Radical Risk-Takers for Christ Romans 16:1–7 9/24/2006
Carry My Love to My Beloved Romans 16:5b 10/8/2006
The Aroma of Christ Among the Nations 2 Corinthians 2:12–17 10/29/2006
Watch Out for Those Who Lead You Away from the Truth Romans 16:17–20 11/5/2006
The God of Peace Will Soon Crush Satan Under Your Feet Romans 16:17–20 11/12/2006
Thank God for an Inspired Bible Romans 16:21–23 11/19/2006
God Strengthens Us by the Gospel Romans 16:25–27 11/26/2006
Command of God: The Obedience of Faith Romans 16:25–27 12/3/2006
The Great Work of the Only Wise God Romans 16:25–27 12/10/2006
To Him Be Glory Forevermore Romans 16:25–27 12/17/2006
Jesus Christ in the Book of Romans Romans 16:27 12/24/2006
Ask Your Father in Heaven Matthew 7:7–12 12/31/2006
The Word of God Abides in You, and You Have Overcome the Evil One 1 John 2:12–14 1/7/2007
The Spring of Persistent Public Love Matthew 7:7–12 1/14/2007
When Is Abortion Racism? Ephesians 5:16–17 1/21/2007
Staying Married Is Not About Staying in Love, Part 1 Genesis 2:18–25 1/28/2007
Staying Married Is Not About Staying in Love, Part 2 Genesis 2:18–25 2/4/2007
Marriage: God’s Showcase of Covenant-Keeping Grace Colossians 2:13–15, 3:12–19 2/11/2007
Marriage: Forgiving and Forbearing Colossians 3:12–19 2/18/2007
Marriage: Pursuing Conformity to Christ in the Covenant Ephesians 5:21–33 2/25/2007
Funeral Message for William S. H. Piper Selected Scriptures 3/9/2007
Lionhearted and Lamblike: The Christian Husband as Head, Part 1 Ephesians 5:21–33 3/18/2007
Lionhearted and Lamblike: The Christian Husband as Head, Part 2 Ephesians 5:21–33 3/25/2007
The Peculiar Mark of Majesty, Part 1 Psalm 8 4/1/2007
The Beautiful Faith of Fearless Submission 1 Peter 3:1–7 4/15/2007
Single in Christ: A Name Better Than Sons and Daughters Isaiah 56:1–7 4/29/2007
Marriage, Singleness, and the Christian Virtue of Hospitality 1 Peter 4:7–11 5/27/2007
Marriage Is Meant for Making Children . . . Disciples of Jesus, Part 2 Ephesians 6:1–4 6/17/2007
What God Has Joined Together, Let Not Man Separate, Part 1 Mark 10:1–12 6/24/2007
What God Has Joined Together, Let Not Man Separate, Part 2 Matthew 19:3–12 7/1/2007
All Things Were Created Through Him and for Him Colossians 1:9–20 8/12/2007
The Fall of Satan and the Victory of Christ Genesis 3:1–15 8/19/2007
The Fatal Disobedience of Adam and the Triumphant Obedience of Christ Romans 5:12–21 8/26/2007
Funeral Message for Luke Kenneth Anderson John 11:1–44 8/31/2007
The Pride of Babel and the Praise of Christ Genesis 11:1–9 9/2/2007
The Sale of Joseph and the Son of God Genesis 37:1–36 9/9/2007
Encouraging Each Other at the End of the Age Hebrews 10:19–25 9/16/2007
The Sinful Origin of the Son of David 1 Samuel 12:1–25 9/23/2007
Judas Iscariot, the Suicide of Satan, and the Salvation of the World Luke 22:1–6 10/7/2007
“I Am Sending You Out as Sheep in the Midst of Wolves” Matthew 10:16–31 10/21/2007
Treasuring Christ Together Because He Is More Valuable Than All Else Philippians 3:1–16 10/28/2007
Treasuring Christ Together as a Church on Multiple Campuses Acts 2:36–47 11/4/2007
Treasuring Christ in Planting Churches and Loving the Poor Acts 16:11–34 11/11/2007
You Must Be Born Again: Why This Series and Where Are We Going? John 3:1–18 11/18/2007
What Happens in the New Birth? John 3:1–10 11/25/2007
What Happens in the New Birth? Part 2 John 3:1–10 12/2/2007
Why Do We Need to Be Born Again? Part 1 Ephesians 2:1–10 12/9/2007
Why Do We Need to Be Born Again? Part 2 1 John 1:1–10 12/16/2007
“The Reason the Son of God Appeared Was to Destroy the Works of the Devil” 1 John 3:1–10 12/23/2007
Pray Like This: Hallowed Be Your Name Matthew 6:5–18 12/30/2007
Receive with Meekness the Implanted Word James 1:18–25 1/6/2008
Born Again Through the Living and Abiding Word 1 Peter 1:13–25 1/13/2008
Probability, Prejudice, and Christ John 1:43–51 1/20/2008
Abortion: The Innocent Blood of Our Sons and Daughters Psalm 106:32–48 1/27/2008
Through the Washing of Regeneration Titus 3:1–8 2/3/2008
What Man Does in the New Birth 1 Peter 1:13–25 2/10/2008
Faith: Unique and Fruitful Effect of the New Birth John 1:1–14 2/17/2008
Everyone Who Has Been Born of God Overcomes the World 1 John 5:1–5 2/24/2008
Regeneration, Faith, Love: In That Order 1 John 5:1–5 3/2/2008
No One Born of God Makes a Practice of Sinning 1 John 3:1–10 3/9/2008
The New Birth Produces Love 1 John 4:7–21 3/16/2008
The God of Peace Brought from the Dead the Good Shepherd Hebrews 13:20–21 3/23/2008
You Are God’s Midwife for the New Birth of Others 1 Peter 1:22–2:3 4/6/2008
I’m Sending You to Open Their Eyes 2 Corinthians 4:1–7 4/13/2008
Let No One Despise You for Your Youth 1 Timothy 4:11–16 4/20/2008
Songs That Shape the Heart and Mind Psalm 1 5/25/2008
Spiritual Depression in the Psalms Psalm 42 6/1/2008
A Broken and Contrite Heart God Will Not Despise Psalm 51 6/8/2008
Bless the Lord, O My Soul Psalm 103 6/15/2008
Pour Out Your Indignation Upon Them Psalm 69 6/22/2008
Declare His Glory Among the Nations Psalm 96 6/29/2008
How Important Is Church Membership? 1 Corinthians 12:12–31 7/13/2008
What Is Baptism, and How Important Is It? Colossians 2:8–15 7/20/2008
Teaching and Admonishing One Another in All Wisdom Colossians 3:12–17 7/27/2008
The Mind of Christ: Looking Out for the Interests of Others Philippians 2:1–30 8/31/2008
The New Commandment of Christ: Love One Another As I Have Loved You John 13:31–35 9/14/2008
In the Beginning Was the Word John 1:1–3 9/21/2008
In Him Was Life John 1:1–13 10/5/2008
John Was Not the Light, But a Witness to the Light John 1:6–36 10/12/2008
Proclaiming the Excellencies of Christ, Not Prosperity, Among the Nations 1 Peter 2:9–12 10/26/2008
We Beheld His Glory, Full of Grace and Truth John 1:14–18 11/2/2008
From His Fullness We Have All Received, Grace Upon Grace John 1:14–18 11/9/2008
Behold the Lamb of God John 1:19–34 11/16/2008
This Is He Who Baptizes with the Holy Spirit John 1:25–34 11/23/2008
We Have Found the Messiah John 1:35–51 11/30/2008
Son of God, Son of Man, King of Israel John 1:43–51 12/7/2008
Obedient Son, Ultimate Purifier, All-Providing Bridegroom John 2:1–11 12/14/2008
Destroy This Temple, and in Three Days I Will Raise It Up John 2:12–22 12/21/2008
Put in the Fire for the Sake of Prayer John 16:16–24 12/28/2008
If My Words Abide in You John 15:1–7 1/4/2009
He Knew What Was in Man John 2:23–25 1/11/2009
The Baby in My Womb Leaped for Joy Luke 1:24–45 1/25/2009
What Is the Recession For? 2 Corinthians 1:1–11 2/1/2009
The Son of Man Must Be Lifted Up—Like the Serpent John 3:1–15 4/5/2009
I Have Seen the Lord John 20:1–23 4/12/2009
The Free Will of the Wind John 3:1–10 4/26/2009
God So Loved the World, Part 1 John 3:9–18 5/3/2009
God So Loved the World, Part 2 John 3:14–18 5/10/2009
This Is the Judgment: Light Has Come into the World John 3:16–21 5/17/2009
He Must Increase, I Must Decrease John 3:22–30 5/24/2009
The Father Has Given All Things into Jesus’ Hands John 3:31–36 5/31/2009
You Will Never Be Thirsty Again John 4:1–15 6/14/2009
The Tragic Cost of Her Cavernous Thirst John 4:16–26 6/21/2009
Not in This or That Mount, but in Spirit and Truth John 4:16–30 6/28/2009
The Food of Christ Is to Give Eternal Life John 4:27-42 8/9/2009
Go, Your Son Will Live John 4:43-54 8/16/2009
Healed for the Sake of Holiness John 5:1-18 8/23/2009
Greatness, Humility, Servanthood Mark 10:32-45 8/30/2009
Jesus: Equal With God John 5:1-24 9/6/2009
The Life-Giving Voice of the Son of God John 5:25-29 9/13/2009
The Love of Human Praise as the Root of Unbelief John 5:30-47 9/20/2009
If You Believed Moses, You Would Believe Me, for He Wrote of Me John 5:33-47 10/4/2009
The Legacy of Antioch Acts 11:19-26 10/25/2009
The All-Providing King Who Would Not Be King John 6:1-15 11/1/2009
Twelve Baskets of Bread and the Walk on Water John 6:16-29 11/8/2009
Do Not Labor for the Food That Perishes John 6:22-29 11/15/2009
Behold, Believe, Be Raised John 6:27-40 11/22/2009
Skeptical Grumbling and Sovereign Grace John 6:41-51 11/29/2009
They Will All Be Taught of God John 6:41-51 12/6/2009
It Is the Spirit That Gives Life John 6:52-71 12/13/2009
You Have the Words of Eternal Life John 6:60-71 12/20/2009
Praying in the Closet and in the Spirit Matthew 6:1-15 1/3/2010
Holding Fast the Word of Life in 2010 Philippians 2:14-16 1/10/2010
Help the Children Love the Different People Romans 5:1-11 1/17/2010
Born Blind for the Glory of God John 9:1-7 1/24/2010
I Will Build My Church Matthew 16:18 1/31/2010
Parenting With Hope In the Worst of Times Micah 7 3/21/2010
The Son of Man Must Suffer Many Things Mark 8:31-38 3/28/2010
The Immeasurable Greatness of His Power Toward Us Ephesians 1:15-23 4/4/2010
How Much Does God Love This Church? Psalms 79 4/18/2010
Consider Your Calling 1 Corinthians 1:26-31 4/25/2010
Our Deepest Prayer: Hallowed Be Your Name Matthew 6:5-15 1/9/2011
Abortion and the Narrow Way That Leads to Life Matthew 7:7-14 1/23/2011
The Common Root of Unbelief in the Brothers of Jesus and the Jewish Crowds John 7:1-24 1/30/2011
Willing God's Will As a Way of Knowing Christ's Word John 7:1-24 2/14/2011
Out of Your Heart Will Flow Rivers of Living Water John 7:25-39 2/20/2011
No One Ever Spoke Like This Man! John 7:40-52 2/27/2011
Neither Do I Condemn You John 7:53 - 8:11 3/6/2011
I Am the Light of the World John 8:12-30 3/12/2011
The Truth Will Set You Free John 8:30-59 3/19/2011
Bethlehem's Antioch Moment Acts 13:1-3 4/9/2011
If You Abide in My Word, You Are Truly My Disciples John 8:31 4/16/2011
You Will Know the Truth and the Truth Will Set You Free John 8:30-36 4/23/2011
No One Will Take Your Joy from You John 16:16-24 5/7/2011
You Will Never See Death John 8:48-59 5/14/2011
Why Was This Child Born Blind? John 9:1-23 5/21/2011
The Works of God and the Worship of Jesus John 9:1-39 6/4/2011
For Judgment I Came into This World John 9:35-41 6/11/2011
My Abandoned Life for Your Abundant Life John 10:1-21 8/6/2011
I Have Other Sheep That Are Not of This Fold John 10:11-18 8/13/2011
I and the Father Are One John 10:22-42 8/20/2011
This Illness Is for the Glory of God John 11:1-16 9/10/2011
Jesus Is the Resurrection and the Life John 11:17-44 9/17/2011
We Were Eager to Share with You Our Own Souls 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 10/1/2011
How the Offspring of Isaac Blesses the Sons of Ishmael Romans 9:1-13 10/22/2011
Jesus Died to Gather the Children of God John 11:45-57 10/29/2011
Leave Her Alone, Judas, This Is for My Burial John 12:1-11 11/5/2011
If a Grain of Wheat Dies, It Bears Much Fruit John 12:12-26 11/12/2011
Chosen to Know and Believe and Witness That I Am He Isaiah 43:10-12 11/20/2011
For This Purpose I Have Come to This Hour John 12:27-36 12/3/2011
Belief in Jesus: Its Barriers and Blessings John 12:37-50 12/10/2011
For His Sake and for Your Joy, Go Low John 13:1-20 12/17/2011
A Savior Is Born! Glory to God, Peace to Man Luke 2:1-20 12/24/2011
The Word of God Is at Work in You 1 Thessalonians 2:13-16 1/7/2012
From Bloodlines to Bloodline Ephesians 2:11-16 1/14/2012
They Poured Out Innocent Blood Psalms 106:32-48 1/22/2012
Reflections on 1 Thessalonians 5:14–18 in Relation to Carl Holmgren 1 Thessalonians 5:14-18 1/23/2012
Let's Be Rich Toward God Luke 12:13-21 1/28/2012
You Cannot Follow Me Now John 13:21-38 3/10/2012
As I Have Loved You, Love One Another John 13:31-38 3/17/2012
I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life John 14:1-11 3/23/2012
I Planted, Apollos Watered, But God Gave the Growth 1 Corinthians 3:5-9 3/31/2012
The Risen Christ — His Peace, Power, and Purpose John 20:19-23 4/7/2012
Doing the Works of Jesus and Greater Works John 14:12-14 4/21/2012
If Anyone Loves Me He Will Keep My Word John 14:15-24 6/2/2012
My Peace I Give To You; Let Not Your Hearts Be Troubled John 14:25-31 6/9/2012
“Let Marriage Be Held in Honor” — Thinking Biblically About So-Called Same-Sex Marriage Hebrews 13:1-6 6/16/2012
He Cannot Deny Himself 2 Timothy 2:8-19 7/21/2012
When a Lover of Good Thinks About Evil 2 Timothy 3:1-13 8/4/2012
All Scripture Is Breathed Out By God, Continue In It 2 Timothy 3:14-17 8/11/2012
Preach the Word, For the Time of My Departure Has Come 2 Timothy 4:1-8 8/18/2012
He Stood by Me and Strengthened Me for the Sake of the Gospel 2 Timothy 4:9-22 8/26/2012
I AM WHO I AM Exodus 3:13-15 9/8/2012
Eternal Security Is a Community Project Hebrews 3:12-15 9/15/2012
Why Did God Create the World? Isaiah 43:1-7 9/22/2012
God Is Most Glorified in Us When We Are Most Satisfied in Him Philippians 1:12-26 10/13/2012
Missions Exists Because Worship Doesn't: A Bethlehem Legacy, Inherited and Bequeathed Titus 3:4-14 10/27/2012
The Sovereignty of God: “My Counsel Shall Stand, and I Will Accomplish All My Purpose” Isaiah 46:8-11 11/3/2012
God in Christ: The Price and the Prize of the Gospel Romans 5:1-11 11/10/2012
Living by Faith in Future Grace 2 Thessalonians 1:3-12 11/17/2012
God Created Man Male and Female: What Does It Mean to Be Complementarian? Genesis 1:26-31 11/24/2012
Sorrowful Yet Always Rejoicing 2 Corinthians 5:20 - 6:13 12/29/2012
The Gospel of the Glory of the Blessed God 1 Timothy 1:11 1/20/2013
Life Together at the End of the Age 2 John 2/25/2013
How to Give the Bible Functional Authority in Your Speech and Writing 1 Thessalonians 5:12-22 3/7/2013
God Raised Your Great Shepherd from the Dead Hebrews 13:20-21 3/31/2013
A Tender Word to Pharisees Luke 15:25-31 2/16/2014
Preparing to Know Christ Deeply Through Suffering Philippians 3:4-11 3/2/2014
A Spectacular and Scary Promise: Assurance, Suffering and Our Great Inheritance Romans 8:9-17 5/1/2014