Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

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Celebrating the Protestant Reformation: The Doctrines that Shook the World

This sermon was given on “Reformation Sunday” 2017, so named in honor of the greatest movement by God since the introduction of Christianity in the 1st century. The Protestant Reformation was the church’s recovery of the absolute authority of Scripture, the centrality of Biblical preaching, and congregational singing. In honor of our heritage from the Reformation, we will celebrate the doctrines that shook the world – Sola Scriptura (Scripture alone), Solus Christus (Christ Alone), Sola Gratia (Grace Alone), Sola Fide (Faith Alone), and Soli Deo Gloria (God’s Glory alone).

Jude: Contending with the Woes of the Age

Jude 11, 20-21 – Woe to them! For they walked in the way of Cain and abandoned themselves for the sake of gain to Balaam’s error and perished in Korah’s rebellion. … But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our…