Sermon: The Covenant of Circumcision

Please pray with me: Father, may your Word be our rule, Your Holy Spirit our teacher, and the glory of Jesus Christ our single concern. Amen. If you are able, I invite you to stand to hear God’s Word. Listen closely and listen well, for these are the very words of God: When Abram was ninety-nine years…

Sermon: Walking the Bloodpath

Please pray with me: Sovereign LORD, I pray that out of your glorious riches you will strengthen us with power through the Spirit in our inner being so that Christ may dwell in our hearts through faith. I also pray that all of us gathered here, being rooted and established in love, may have power…

First Glance: Galatians 2:15-21

“We who are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners know that a person is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ.” (Galatians 2:15-16a) A couple of months ago, Olga and I traded in my 2004 Volkswagon Jetta for a 2010 Honda Odyssey. It was a big move…