Dear Tribe,The last three sermons from Ephesians have focused on its first 14 verses, a single sentence in the original Greek. Get ready for the next sentence, Ephesians 1:15-23!Here, Paul prays that the Ephesians would see the depth and power of the Lord's work on their behalf. Since all of it is accomplished through Christ, Paul desires that the Ephesians should live in ...Keep Reading
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This Sunday we conclude our Malachi series with one of the great promises of the Old Testament. It is a promise of the great and awesome day of the Lord when he will come to judge the wicked and heal and save those who fear his name. Clearly, Malachi is pointing God’s people to the coming Messiah who will come first as a Lamb and again as a Lion. This text gives us the opportunity to think about judgment, salvation, and Christ’s return. These are essential truths, and I pray the Lord will use them to help make us all more ready for eternity. Also, on this first Sunday of October, we’ll receive the Lord’s Supper together as a church family. I hope that’s how you view CrossPointe...
Dear Tribe,After a two week break in which we celebrated the gospel through baptism and adoption, we'll be back in Ephesians this Sunday. Specifically, we'll marvel at the beautiful picture of the Father, Son and Spirit displayed inEphesians 1:1-14.Some may wonder if we really need to think deeply about the doctrine of the Trinity. I think we must! Seeing God as he reveals...Keep Reading
Dear Tribe, This Sunday we'll take another detour from Ephesians to participate in Orphan Sunday, an international movement among Christian churches to consider our responsibility to care for orphans and promote a culture of adoption in our church.This Sunday I will preach about the theology of adoption and why it is so central to the gospel. The Bible is clear that as Ch...Keep Reading