Sermons by Pastor Sam Hinkson

Sermons by Pastor Sam Hinkson

PARALLEL REALITIES OF SHARING SALVATION

PARALLEL REALITIES OF SHARING SALVATION Romans 10.14-21 Romans: Faithful To Save – Part 6 of 10 v. 13 “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” (esv)  vv. 11–12 “Everyone who believes on him will not be put to shame, since … the same Lord of all richly blesses all who call on him.” (csb)   WE’RE CALLED TO SHARE SALVATION WHILE EMBRACING … Elated Proclamation AND A Mixed Reception              v. 15 “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!” (niv)                v. 17 “So faith…

LISTENING TO FAITH-RIGHTEOUSNESS

LISTENING TO FAITH-RIGHTEOUSNESSRomans 10.5-13Romans: Faithful To Save – Part 5 of 10 Matthew 1.21 “… name him Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” (csb) v. 4 “For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.” (esv)  v. 5 “For Moses writes about the righteousness that is based on the law, that the person who does the commandments shall live by them.” (esv) Galatians 3.10 “Everyone who does not do everything written in the book of the law is cursed.” (csb)          WE KNOW THAT WE HAVE PEACE WITH…

TOO STRONG TO BE SAVED

TOO STRONG TO BE SAVEDRomans 9.30-10.4Romans: Faithful To Save – Part 4 of 10 Romans 1.16–17 “… the gospel … is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes … in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed, a righteousness that is by faith from first to last …” (niv) v.1 “… my heart’s desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved.” (esv) v. 30 “… Gentiles … have obtained righteousness …” (csb)            PEACE WITH GOD MUST BE …  GOD’S Gift…

IS IT FAIR FOR GOD TO CHOOSE?

IS IT FAIR FOR GOD TO CHOOSE?Romans 9.14-29Romans: Faithful To Save – Part 3 of 10 Romans 8.28 “… all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” (esv) Romans 9.11 “… God’s purpose according to His choice …” (nas)   Phillips: “… do we conclude that ϴ is monstrously unfair?”  Hebrews 10.31 “It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God.” GOD’S SPECIAL LOVING CHOICE IS GOOD BECAUSE …                 GOD DOESN’T Owe Us Salvation v. 16 “… depends not on human will or exertion, but on…

WHY WAS I SAVED?

WHY WAS I SAVED?Romans 9.6-13Romans: Faithful To Save – Part 2 of 10 v. 6 “… it is not as though the word of God has failed. For not all who are descended from Israel belong to Israel …”(esv) v. 11 “… so that God’s purpose according to His choice would stand … because of Him who calls …” (nas)   v. 13 “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.” (esv)        THE SPECIAL LOVING CHOICE OF GOD …                         IS NOT BASED ON OUR Heredity v. 8 “This means that it is not…

WHEN THE CHURCHED WON’T BELIEVE

WHEN THE CHURCHED WON’T BELIEVERomans 9.1-5Romans: Faithful To Save – Part 1 of 10 Romans 8.29 “… in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (esv) FACED WITH SURPRISING UNBELIEF, WE MUST … REFUSE TO LET OUR Hearts Be Hardened v. 1 “I am speaking the truth in Christ—I am not lying …” (esv)     v. 2 “… I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart.” (esv)  Matthew 10.34–36 “Do not think that I have come…

 GETTING A FRESH START

 GETTING A FRESH STARTNew Year’s Message 2024John 21.15-22 JESUS’ FRESH START CHANGES HOW WE SEE … PAST: FACE OUR Failures Honestly Proverbs 9.7–8 “Whoever corrects a scoffer gets himself abuse … [but] reprove a wise man, and he will love you.”(esv) v. 9 “When they got out on land, they saw a charcoal fire in place …” (esv)   v. 17 “Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, ‘Do you love me?’” (esv)               Luke 22.32 “But I have prayed for you … And when you have turned back, strengthen your…

EVIL DOESN’T WIN!

EVIL DOESN’T WIN!Revelation 19.11-16Jesus Wins – Part 4 of 4 Isaiah 11.9 “They shall not hurt or destroy in all my holy mountain; for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD as the waters cover the sea.” (esv) Acts 1.6 “Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?” (esv) JESUS DEFEATS EVIL BECAUSE IT CANNOT WITHSTAND … THE Effulgence OF HIS Presence              * Triumphant –  * True – v. 11 “The one sitting on it is called Faithful and True, and…

HEROD DIDN’T WIN!

HEROD DIDN’T WIN!Jesus Wins – Part 3 of 4Matthew 2.13-23 Revelation 19.16 “… he has this name written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.” (niv)    v. 2 “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” (esv)  HEROD’S FAILURE TO DEFEAT JESUS SHOWS THAT …      God’s Son IS THE Rightful Ruler                      Luke 2.34–35 “Behold, this child is appointed for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign that…

SENNACHERIB DIDN’T WIN

SENNACHERIB DIDN’T WINJesus Wins – Part 2 of 4Isaiah 36-37 Revelation 19.16 “… he has this name written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.” (niv)     vv. 4–5 & 7 “On what are you basing this confidence of yours? … On whom are you depending …? … you say to me, ‘We are depending on the LORD our God’…” (niv) WE’RE WARNED OF MISPLACING OUR CONFIDENCE BECAUSE …            “WE WON’T ACCEPT How The World Works”                    v. 5 “Do you think that mere words are strategy and power for war?” (esv) “WE’RE ON THE…

PHARAOH DIDN’T WIN

PHARAOH DIDN’T WINJesus Wins – Part 1 of 4Selections from Exodus 2 Peter 3.3-4 “… scoffers will come in the last days … They will say, ‘Where is the promise of his coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all things are continuing as they were from the beginning of creation.’” (esv)   Revelation 19.16 “… he has this name written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.” (niv) Exodus 5.2 “Who is the LORD, that I should obey his voice and let Israel go? I do not know the LORD, and moreover, I will…

NAVIGATING THE SHIP OF FAITH SAFELY HOME

NAVIGATING THE SHIP OF FAITH SAFELY HOMESongs Of Guidance – Part 2Psalm 119.81-88 Matthew 24.12-13 “… the love of many will grow cold.  But the one who endures to the end will be saved.” (esv)   1 Timothy 1.18-19 “… fight the good fight, having faith and a good conscience. Some have rejected these and have shipwrecked their faith.” (csb)  THE CHOPPY WATERS: When You Are …  “My soul longs …”; “My eyes long …”; “When will you comfort me?” “… those who persecute me …”; “the arrogant”; “dug pitfalls”; “persecute…