6.2.13 The Light of God’s Presence.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download ()Numbers 8:1-4 Main Idea: These four verses seem to appear out of nowhere, almost like a parenthesis. Why did God give this little instruction about the lampstand? There was a practical reason: Since the tabernacle had been inaugurated and the system of sacrifices launched, the lampstand need to […]

5.26.13 God Loves a Cheerful Giver.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download ()Numbers 7:1-23,89 Main Idea: We can give to the Lord through various means: tithing, donating to missions, teaching, brainstorming ways of reaching out to the community, helping those in need, etc. God does not need our giving, but He provides us these outlets so we can respond to […]

5.19.13 The First Benediction.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download () Numbers 6:22-27 Main Idea: What we have here is Aaron’s Benediction, still used today at the end of many worship services. But why does God include a benediction here, right in the thick of regulations regarding defilement and Nazirites? Because God wants us to know that His […]

5.12.13 Devoted to the Lord.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download ()Numbers 6:1-21 Main Idea: How often do devoted followers of other religions put us Christians to shame? As we look at the Nazirites, we see an example of devoted followers of the Lord, who committed themselves to an unusual set of vows to be holy unto the Lord. […]

5.5.13 Dealing with Sin.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download ()Main Idea: Numbers 5 gives us three case studies of what Israel should do when it finds itself in the midst of impurity. These case studies reveal an unflattering snapshot of sin: their defilement, transgression, and unfaithfulness. This is a snapshot, not just of Israel’s sin, but of […]

4.14.13 Rise and Be Counted

Podcast: Play in new window | Download ()Sermon Title: “Rise and Be Counted” Text: Numbers 1:1-21, 44-46 Main Idea: For the next couple of months, we will be going through a series in the book of Numbers. Just as “boring” stats come alive for a sports fan, a list of names and numbers can come […]

2.17.13 Following Jesus All The Way

Podcast: Play in new window | Download ()Luke 9:23-26, 57-62 Main Idea: Here in the western world, we want a convenient Christianity. We don’t mind following Jesus, as long as he doesn’t interfere too much with our lives. But the Jesus in this passage demands that we follow him with all that we have, without reservation, […]

2.10.13 Who Do You Say That I Am

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Introduction: The season of Lent is upon us (February 13 – March 30). Therefore, for the next two months, we will be focusing on the the book of Luke, and the theme, “The Road to Jerusalem”. Through it, we want to understand and meditate on what it […]