Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

The Head of the Body (Colossians 1:18)

Title: The Head of the Body

Passage: Colossians 1:18

Speaker: Pastor Ryan Martin

Service: Sunday Morning Worship Service

Date: September 1, 2019

Christ is the head of the body. The previous verse taught that Christ is supreme over creation. Now we learn that Christ is the head of the church. The headship of Christ is parallel to his eternal preeminence over all creation. Paul is saying something truly great about out Redeemer here. This title, the head of the body, is meant to extol Christ. There is a special relation that Christ has to his redeemed, the people who comprise his church. Paul wants us to understand this, and admire Christ for it. To this end, this morning I want you to see the significance of Paul’s words about Christ.

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All Things for Christ (Colossians 1:16-17)

Title: All Things for Christ

Passage: Colossians 1:16-17

Speaker: Pastor Ryan Martin

Service: Sunday Morning Worship Service

Date: August 25, 2019

This morning we look at verses 16 & 17, where Paul develops the last phrase of v 15. We see here the supremacy of our Lord Christ over the whole created world. He is over all created things. This is a high and lofty claim. Why is Christ supreme over all things?

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They Shall Call His Name Immanuel (Worship Service, December 23rd, 2018)

Title: They Shall Call His Name Immanuel

Passage: Matthew 1:18-25

Speaker: Pastor Ryan Martin

Service: Sunday Morning Worship Service

Date: December 23, 2018

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The Triumphal Entry (Worship Service, March 25th, 2018)

Title: The Triumphal Entry

Passage: Luke 19:28-40

Speaker: Pastor Ryan Martin

Service: Sunday Morning Worship Service

Date: March 25th, 2018

The focus of this passage is on the Lord Jesus Christ. The disciples’ response is important. Their words of praise, echoing Psalm 118, is clearly given to us as a positive example. Jesus clearly thinks the praise is a good thing. One point of the story of the Triumphal Entry is that we should respond to these events the same way Jesus’ disciples did. Luke’s account of the triumphal entry suggests at least three distinct reasons for us to rejoice in Christ. 

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Lifted Up was He to Die (Good Friday, April 14, 2017)

Title: Lifted Up was He to Die

Passage: John 3:10-15

Speaker: Pastor Ryan Martin

Service: Good Friday Service

Date: April 14, 2017

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The Work of the Lord Part 2 (Worship Service, July 31, 2016)

Title: The Work of the Lord

Passage: 1 Corinthians 16:5-12 Part 2

Speaker: Pastor Ryan Martin

Service: Sunday Morning Worship Service

Date: July 31, 2016

 

As Paul evangelized sinners and edified saints by preaching Christ crucified, he considered himself God’s fellow worker. In this text, we see the way he went about this in practice. The main point here is that Christian ministers must be faithful to the NT pattern of ministry. This is not only true for Christian ministers, but true for believers who serve the body of Christ with their gifts, for each of us have a responsibility to be making disciples through the word of God. This passage contains several lessons about the work of the Lord.

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Real Victory in Jesus (Worship Service, July 3, 2016)

Title: Real Victory in Jesus

Passage: 1 Corinthians 15:57

Speaker: Pastor Ryan Martin

Service: Sunday Morning Worship Service

Date: July 3, 2016

The last verse of this paragraph is a sublime cap to this glorious chapter on the resurrection, followed only by the practical results of our resurrection in v. 58. God’s Word calls you this morning to return thanks to God for your salvation. Here are the reasons:

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But in Fact Christ Has Been Raised (Worship Service, March 27, 2016)

Title: But in Fact Christ Has Been Raised

Passage: 1 Cor 15:20-22

Speaker: Pastor Ryan Martin

Service: Sunday Morning Worship Service

Date: March 27, 2016

Paul says in v. 20: But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead. The assertion stands out like a great, single, solitary mountain on a landscape. After all the hypotheticals that littered the previous paragraph, this assertion is true and real. This morning, as we consider vv. 20-22, the point of this sermon is to see that the fact that Christ has been raised means that we will be raised. How does the resurrection of Christ demand our resurrection? 

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It is Finished (Good Friday Service, March 25, 2016)

Sermon: It is Finished

Passage: John 19:28-30

Speaker: Pastor Ryan Martin

Service: Good Friday Service

Date: March 25, 2016

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If the Dead are Not Raised, Part 2 (Worship Service, March 20, 2016)

Title: If the Dead are Not Raised, Part 2

Passage: 1 Corinthians 15:11-19

Speaker: Pastor Ryan Martin

Service: Morning Worship Service

Date: March 20, 2016

We looked at the first four consequences of denying the resurrection of the dead last week They all point to the main point of vv. 11-19, that the doctrine of a bodily resurrection is absolutely essential to the Christian faith. Paul has been slowly building a chain of consequences, one upon another. Today we look at the final three consequences of denying this doctrine.

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