Growing with God through the Lord’s Day

Speaker: Patrick Severson
Series: Growing with God
Sermon Info:
Other texts: Exodus 20:1-11, Matthew 12:1-14, Luke 13:10-17

In this final sermon on “Growing with God” we look at the importance of the Lord’s Day (or Sabbath Day) in the ordinary Christian life. We will see that the the Lord has provided the Lord’s Day as day of rest from our ordinary labors in order to worship and delight in him.

Growing with God through Praise

Speaker: Patrick Severson
Series: Growing with God
Sermon Info:
Other texts: Psalm 111, Acts 2:40-47 & 16:16-25

In this sermon we look at how we grow with God through speaking and singing praise to God. We will see that praise should be an ordinary part of the Christian life, in public and private, in good times and bad.

Growing with God through Prayer

Speaker: Patrick Severson
Series: Growing with God
Sermon Info:
Other texts: Romans 8:14-17, Psalm 62

In this series we look at the nature and priorities of prayer. We see that as we pour out our hearts to God, and seek him through prayer, not only does he hear our prayers, but he strengthens our faith and we grow to know him better. We conclude with some reasons why God may not answer our prayers.

Growing with God through Baptism

Speaker: Patrick Severson
Series: Growing with God
Sermon Info:
Other passages: Ezek 36:22-32, 1 Pet 3:18-22, 1 Cor 10:1-4, 1 Cor 12:11-13.

This time we look at how we grow with God through Baptism by looking at the Function, Meaning, and Mode of Baptism. We see that Baptism was given by God as a covenant sign to represent union with Christ and his people, and the spiritual cleansing, renewal, and consecration performed by the Holy Spirit. It was given to strengthen faith in Christ and distinguish God’s visible people from the world.

Growing with God through the Sacraments

Speaker: Patrick Severson
Series: Growing with God
Sermon Info:
In this sermon we look at how we grow with God through the sacraments. We look at what sacraments are and then their purposes. We see that they are covenant signs provided by God to strengthen our faith and to visibly distinguish God’s people from the world.