"Purifying the Priesthood" (Mal 1:6-14)

Preached: 2016-07-24 at 5:30 PM, Phoenix United Reformed Church
Text: Mal 1:6-14
Series: Malachi
Summary: The Lord takes up his dispute against priests who offer impure sacrifices. What is his answer? To provide One from among us who would purify the priesthood through a perfect sacrifice, a better High Priest, and a powerful anointing. Learn how you are called to priestly service in Christ.

"God Disputes with Your Doubt" (Mal 1:2-5)

Preached: 2016-07-17 at 5:30 PM, Phoenix United Reformed Church
Text: Mal 1:2-5
Series: Malachi
Summary: The Lord disputes with his church concerning their doubt by reminding them of the gracious terms on which they were called. In this way, he restores your confidence in his covenant faithfulness.

"Filling Up Christ's Afflictions" (Col 1:24-26)

  • Preached: 2016-06-19 at 9:30 AM, Phoenix United Reformed Church
  • Text: Col 1:24-26
  • Series: N/A
  • Summary: What does Paul mean when he says that something "is lacking" from Christ's afflictions? And how do you and I "fill up" what remains of Jesus suffering? This passage provides important insight into our Christian calling to endure pain with hope and purpose.

"God's Right Hand of Power" (HC LD 19; Eph 1:15-23)

  • Preached: 2016-06-19 at 5:30 PM, Phoenix United Reformed Church
  • Text: Eph 1:15-23
  • Series: Heidelberg Catechism (HC LD 19)
  • Summary: What does it mean for Christ to be "seated at the right hand of God"? It means he wields preeminent power in favor of his people, so that we can trust and submit to him as Lord over all.