Sermon Archives

II Peter
October 23, 2017

II Peter 1:1-2 “Christ the King: An introduction to II Peter”

II Peter 1:1-2 "Christ the King: An introduction to II Peter"

2 options If you are wanting to get away for a few days or a week, you have 2 options. You can go somewhere you have never gone before, maybe hiking in the Smokies or taking the double decker bus through New York City or climbing a fourteener in the Rocky mountains. Another option is […]

October 31, 2017

II Peter 1:1-4 “Called to His own glory and excellence”

II Peter 1:1-4 "Called to His own glory and excellence"

Good enough? Are you good enough to be a Christian? Do you have the right stuff, the right pedigree, the right emotional and intellectual makeup to be born again? And what if you have some major struggles in your life with depression or addiction or consumerism or anxiety or workaholism or any other number of […]

November 6, 2017

II Peter 1:5-11 “Grace-based effort”

II Peter 1:5-11 "Grace-based effort"

Never too early Are you thinking about your new year’s resolutions yet? I know we are only in the first part of November but 2018 will be here quite quickly, as the recent snow has reminded us. So what, if any, are your plans for the New Year? And if you have some plans, does […]

November 13, 2017

II Peter 1:12-15 “Gospel Reminders”

II Peter 1:12-15 "Gospel Reminders"

Forgetfulness Are you prone to forgetfulness? Do you often forget where you put your wallet, your phone, your keys or that you needed to buy coffee yesterday?   With so many things rushing at us during the day demanding or requiring our attention, it is difficult to remember everything.  The same can be said of our […]

November 20, 2017

II Peter 1:16-23 “The Majesty of the King”

II Peter 1:16-23 "The Majesty of the King"

Real or phony Is the gospel message real, true, authentic or is it just bunch of made up stories? And if you believe in the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ, how closely does your life align with it? Is it just information that you have accepted as true or are you experiencing the gospel […]

November 28, 2017

II Peter 2:1-3 “Jesus and His warnings for the church”

II Peter 2:1-3 "Jesus and His warnings for the church"

Modern terrorism You have probably heard the phrase Modern terrorism or modern day terrorism. This refers to a different kind of battle America and many nations face today. It is battle unlike a formal war. It involves battlefields popping up all over the place, at concert halls, on busy streets, in cities and tourists hotspots. […]

December 4, 2017

II Peter 2:4-10a “The Justice and Mercy of God”

II Peter 2:4-10a "The Justice and Mercy of God"

Last week We left off last week with gentle warnings for the church to stay awake and stay alert. There will be people embedded within the church community who will assume the name of Christian but have no saving faith in Christ. The ways to recognize these kinds of people are through their words and […]

December 11, 2017

II Peter 2:10b-16 “Blots, blemishes and the born again”

II Peter 2:10b-16 "Blots, blemishes and the born again"

Journey together We are in a journey together as a church through the book of II Peter. The main message is this: you have Christ therefore you have all you need, therefore you do need what people are trying to sell you. The people trying to sell things to the church II Peter are non-believers […]

January 8, 2018

II Peter 2:17-22 “Opposition and the Promise of God”

II Peter 2:17-22 "Opposition and the Promise of God"

Apple You may have heard the story about the company Apple intentionally slowing down their i-phones. Customers had been complaining about slower speeds in their iphone 6, 6 plus, SE and 7 for some time. Well Apple finally made a statement about the situation about a month ago: saying, yes, to prolong the life of […]

January 18, 2018

II Peter 3:1-7 “Lord of the Church, Lord of creation”

II Peter 3:1-7 "Lord of the Church, Lord of creation"

Final chapter We have arrived at the final chapter of II Peter. It is Peter’s final words to the churches, his final instructions and final warnings. When the church was birthed at Pentecost, God had a plan in place for the churches to be pastored and shepherded and led. Peter was trained for this in […]

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