“THE BLOOD OF THE COVENANT” SELECTED SCRIPTURES I. Introduction The most fundamental and essential function of the church is to worship God. Whether it’s the Hebrew word “shâchâh” (shaw-khaw´) in the OT, or the Greek word “prŏskunĕō” (pros-koo-neh´-o) in the NT, they mean the same thing. God is to be worshipped. In a broad sense […]

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“YOU DID NOT CHOOSE ME…” LUKE 6:14-16 I. Introduction Men and women are fallible. But that fact doesn’t keep us from demanding our right to make choices about everything we think pertains to our happiness and well-being. So if and when someone else makes a choice for us, we tend to rebel. We don’t like […]

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FREE INDEED! SELECTED SCRIPTURES I. Introduction This morning’s sermon will be somewhat different than what you usually hear from this pulpit. As you all know, we here at LBC are thoroughly committed to the exposition and teaching of God’s Word, the Bible. This is true whether we’re exploring such topics as the fundamentals of the […]

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“FROM DISCIPLES TO APOSTLES” LUKE 6:12-16 I. Introduction Have you ever made an important decision without first asking for God’s guidance and direction in prayer? I suspect your answer would be, “Well yes, at one time or another I have done that very thing.” Have any of those decisions turned out badly? How many of […]

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“THE LAW AND GRACE” LUKE 5:33-39 I. Introduction The Gospel of Jesus Christ is unique. It is unique because no man-made philosophy can be compared with it. It is unique because no man-made religion can be blended with it. It is unique because it leaves no room for compromise. It is unique because it will […]

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