Category Archives: Easter

Scandalous

Friday, April 14th, 2017 (Good Friday). Scandalous. Preached during a joint service at New Sarum Baptist Church.   Sources: Raymond E. Brown. The Gospel According to John XIII-XXI. (AB). Garden City: Doubleday, 1970. F.F. Bruce. The Gospel of John. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, … Continue reading

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Living Water

Sunday, March 19th, 2017. Living Water (John 4)   Sources: George R. Beasley-Murray. John (Second Edition). (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1999. Raymond E. Brown. The Gospel According to John I-XII. (AB). Garden City: Doubleday, 1966. F.F. Bruce. The Gospel of John. Grand Rapids: … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Passover

Sunday, May 8th, 2016. “You Asked for it: What is the Meaning of Passover?”   Sources: FF Bruce. The Epistles of John. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1970. John I. Durham. Exodus (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1987. Peter Enns. Exodus (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2000. Michael J. … Continue reading

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Seven Miles

Sunday, Marcy 27th, 2016. “Seven Miles” (Luke 24:13-35)   Sources: Darrell L. Bock.  Luke (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. Joel B. Green. The Gospel of Luke (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997. Gregory of Nyssa. The Great Catechism. Michael J. Gorman. The Death of the Messiah … Continue reading

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The Upper Room, Pt. 6: Overcome

Sunday, April 5th, 2015 (Easter Sunday). The Upper Room, Pt. 6: Overcome (John 16:33)   Sources: George R. Beasley-Murray. John (Second Edition). (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1999. Raymond E. Brown. The Gospel According to John XIII-XXI. (AB). Garden City: Doubleday, 1970. F.F. … Continue reading

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A ReMARKable Story

Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014. “A ReMARKable Story” (Mark 16:1-8). Apologies for the buzzing at the beginning (it goes away after about a minute). Sources: R.T. France. The Gospel of Mark. (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. Francis J. Moloney. The Gospel of … Continue reading

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Faith at a Safe Distance

Friday, April 18, 2014 (Good Friday). Combined service for Centre Street, Plains, Sparta and New Sarum Baptist Churches. “Faith at a Safe Distance” (Luke 22:54-62), Rev. Phil Butler (Pastor of Sparta & New Sarum Baptist Churches).

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It Is Good for Us to Be Here

Sunday, March 16, 2014 (Lent 2). It Is Good for Us to Be Here (Mark 9:2-13) Sources: R.T. France. The Gospel of Mark. (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. David E. Garland. Mark. (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. Michael J. Gorman. Inhabiting the Cruciform God: … Continue reading

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Abba’s Greatest Hits (A Sermon on Romans 8:15-21)

A while back, during our “You Asked for It” sermon series a few requests didn’t get covered. We had more than we could get to. One we didn’t get is the basis for this reflection. Someone requested a sermon on … Continue reading

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First Importance: An Easter Sermon (1 Cor. 15:1-4, 17-28)

Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. 2 By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word … Continue reading

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