Grants Pass, Oregon

Sermons from April 2017

Stephen’s Defense

Acts 7:1-50   Stephen’s Speech 1 And the high priest said, “Are these things so?”  2 And Stephen said: “Brothers and fathers, hear me. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia,before he lived in Haran,  3 and said to him, ‘Go out from your land and from your kindred and go into the land that…

The Church is the “Smoking Gun”

Acts 6:1-15 Seven Chosen to Serve 6 Now in these days when the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint by the Hellenists[a] arose against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution. 2 And the twelve summoned the full number of the disciples and said, “It is not right that we should…

A Psalm of Thanks to Our Coming King

Psalm 118 His Steadfast Love Endures Forever 118 Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;     for his steadfast love endures forever! 2 Let Israel say,     “His steadfast love endures forever.” 3 Let the house of Aaron say,     “His steadfast love endures forever.” 4 Let those who fear the Lord say,     “His steadfast love endures forever.” 5 Out…

Honored To Be Dishonored

Acts 5:17-42 The Apostles Arrested and Freed 17 But the high priest rose up, and all who were with him (that is, the party of the Sadducees), and filled with jealousy 18 they arrested the apostles and put them in the public prison. 19 But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the prison doors and…