Sermon: God’s Grace in the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Days (Acts 27:1 – 28:16)

* Listen to the message above.  “We may well have terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days. But even in those days, God gives us glimpses of grace.” Life is not always easy. For some of us, hardships and sufferings cast a long shadow across many of our days. In these chapters from Acts, we … More Sermon: God’s Grace in the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Days (Acts 27:1 – 28:16)

Sermon: The Godless (and Godly) Way to Deal with Your Enemies (Acts 21:27 – 22:1)

* Listen to the message above.  “Our mission is not to bulldoze people who disagree with us, but to tell them about Jesus.” In this passage, Paul is attacked by a violent mob in Jerusalem, only to then share his testimony with them. His example challenges Christians to deal with their enemies in a godly … More Sermon: The Godless (and Godly) Way to Deal with Your Enemies (Acts 21:27 – 22:1)

Sermon: The Pastor’s Calling — and Why You Should Care (Acts 20:17-38)

* Listen to the message above.  “Our words are powerless. God’s word is powerful.” In this passage, Paul offers parting words to the Ephesian elders. We learn what being a pastor is all about. (Listen to more messages on Acts.) Delivered by Pastor Nathaniel on November 3, 2019 at Cedar Rock First Baptist Church.

Sermon: Disturbing the Status Quo (Acts 19:21-41)

* Listen to the message above.  “We can’t relegate Jesus to some corner of our lives. Jesus is Lord. We submit everything to him.” Paul has been preaching the gospel in Ephesus, and some silversmiths have had enough — so they instigate a mob. In this message, discover why they were so upset and what we can … More Sermon: Disturbing the Status Quo (Acts 19:21-41)

Sermon: Learning From Others’ Mistakes (Acts 19:11-20)

* Listen to the message above.  “The greatest gift we can give our children is our own personal holiness“ It’s good to learn from your mistakes. It’s even better to learn from others’ mistakes. On Child-Parent Dedication Sunday, we learn from the mistakes of seven good-for-nothing sons. In particular, we learn that Jesus is not an add-on … More Sermon: Learning From Others’ Mistakes (Acts 19:11-20)

Sermon: The Curious Case of the “Almost Christians” (Acts 19:1-10)

* Listen to the message above.  “To be an almost Christian is to be no Christian at all.“ Is being an almost Christian enough? No, as we see in Acts 19. But there is hope for “almost Christians” — when the repent and believe in Jesus. (Listen to more messages on Acts.) Delivered by Pastor … More Sermon: The Curious Case of the “Almost Christians” (Acts 19:1-10)