Sermons on Ephesians
Selected Scriptures: Putting Off Anger Putting on Patience
This is the first sermon in our Vices and Verses series for the first half of the summer of 2023. This looks at both the dangers of and ways to defeat persistent patterns of anger through Gospel means.
The final sermon in our series Encountering Jesus through John’s Gospel. This sermon wraps up our time in this portion of Scripture and looks at the final words to Peter and John for them to follow Jesus no matter the cost.
Psalm 32: The Forgiven Life
This stand alone sermon from Psalm 32 teaches each of us the power of God’s forgiveness through Christ that leads to blessing, confession, deliverance, and guidance.
The Prayer Part 2
The next sermon in our series Encountering Jesus through John’s Gospel again focusing on the first two verses examining the doctrines of Christ’s authority and his ability to save all those that the Father has elected for salvation.
Selected Scriptures: The Gift of Evangelism
The next sermon in our series Bearing Witness looking at the joy of sharing Christ with others and both the gift and work of evangelism.
Abide Part 6: Remain in my love
The next sermon in our series Encountering Jesus through John’s Gospel continuing to look at the first half of chapter 15. This week we are focusing on what abiding in God’s love looks like and what truly motivates an abiding relationship with Christ.
Abide Part 5: Bear Much Fruit
The next sermon in our series Encountering Jesus through John’s Gospel focusing again on the first eleven verses of chapter 15 looking at how staying rooted and connected to Christ daily helps us to bear all kinds of fruit that glorifies God.
Gospel Implications for Marriage and Family
This stand alone sermon from Dr. Landon Dowden following our men’s retreat in 2022 focusing on how the Gospel changes not only our hearts and lives but also our relationships in marriage and parenting.
Selected Scriptures on Marriage: Three Best Practices
This stand alone sermon on the day before Valentine’s Day 2022, focusing on the importance in marriage and all relationships of extravagant love, generous forgiveness, and enthusiastic encouragement all rooted in the person and work of Christ.
Let There Be Light
Selected Scriptures on the difference Jesus coming and those following him makes in each of us and in the world for those that truly trust Him.
The Way, The Truth, The Life
The next sermon in our Encountering Jesus series through John’s Gospel focusing on the beginning of chapter 14 and considering what it means for Jesus to be the only way to know, trust, and follow God.
Staying in the Game
This was a stand alone sermon on standing firm in our faith by God’s good grace because the resurrection is true and powerful.
Why Dads Matter
A stand alone sermon for Father’s Day 2021 on the importance of fathers who follow Jesus and take their cues on fatherhood from God the Father.
The Battle Part 11: Praying Always
The final sermon in our series on Spiritual Warfare in early 2021 focusing on how Christians are called to pray in ways that help equip and protect them from the enemy’s schemes.
The Battle Part 10: Draw Your Sword
In this next installment of our sermon series on Spiritual Warfare from Ephesians 6, we look at why and how we use God’s Word, the sword of the Spirit.
The Battle Part 9: Helmets On
The next installment in our sermon series on spiritual warfare focusing on the benefits Christ’s salvation gives the believer in guarding his heart and mind.
The Battle Part 8: Take Up the Shield of Faith
The next installment in our Spiritual Warfare sermon series in early 2021 focusing on how faith in Christ is protective for the individual and the community.
The Battle Part 7: Gospel Footwear
This is the 7th installment in our sermon series on Spiritual Warfare from Ephesians 6 focusing on the readiness that the Gospel of peace gives God’s people.
The Battle Part 6: Dressing for Spiritual Success
Continuing our sermon series in Ephesians 6 looking at the armor of God and our need for it every day focusing on the breastplate of righteousness.
The Battle Part 5: Putting on the armor
This is the fifth installment of our short series in early 2021 on Spiritual Warfare from Ephesians 6 focusing this week on the putting on the belt of truth.