Sermon Archive

Preaching from Providence Church
Essentials of a Strong Church
October 1, 2017

Essentials of a Strong Church

Healthy church life includes biblical leadership and cross-generational relationships defined by respect and intentionality resulting in mutual submission, self-control, and imitation. Download the weekly Bible Study that goes with this sermon.

The Church and the Surprising Offense of God's Love
September 24, 2017

The Church and the Surprising Offense of God’s Love

God’s love for his church is so profound that he will not tolerate spiritual harm to them. Download the weekly Bible Study that goes with this sermon.

Leaders Worth Following
September 17, 2017

Leaders Worth Following

We should see Jesus reflected in the godliness of worthy leaders … and then we should follow them! Download the weekly Bible Study that goes with this sermon.

Saved to Serve
September 10, 2017

Saved to Serve

As believers we are called to live secure in God’s grace, to display Jesus by our good works, and to hope in the glory of God. That is Paul’s model for local-church ministry. Summary of Titus (video): https://thebibleproject.com/explore/titus/ Model of local-church ministry as seen in Titus

Why Do We Sing?
September 3, 2017

Why Do We Sing?

This is a shorter message to allow for more time in worship. We considered three questions: (1) Why do we sing? (2) What do we sing? (3) How do we sing?

The Discipline of Stewardship
August 27, 2017

The Discipline of Stewardship

Everything comes from God as a temporary gift and is to be managed faithfully by people on His behalf.

Community Identity
August 20, 2017

Community Identity

We are a community who responds to mercy by serving zealously because we belong to God and we belong to his people.

Fasting: Longing for the Bridegroom
August 13, 2017

Fasting: Longing for the Bridegroom

When we fast, we point to Jesus as the ultimate bridegroom whose presence we are still awaiting. We refrain from physical bread to say that Jesus is the true bread.

Prayer: The Bold Privilege
August 6, 2017

Prayer: The Bold Privilege

Prayer produces deep intimacy with Jesus when we use it to prioritize God’s will and prize God’s grace.

Faith that Overcomes the World
July 30, 2017

Faith that Overcomes the World

As believers, we have been given faith that overcomes the world. That faith is the fuel for joy-filled obedience to God and love for others.

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