What does it mean to believe the Bible?

Speaker: Patrick Severson
Series: What does it mean to be saved?
Sermon Info:
In this final sermon of the series we will see what it measn to believe the Bible. We believe that the Bible is the written word of God, the covenantal word of God, and the accessible word of God. God wrote down his word for us that we might now him and have a reliable witness of our covenant blessings and responsiblities in Christ.

What does it mean to have eternal life?

Speaker: Patrick Severson
Series: What does it mean to be saved?
Sermon Info:
Final sermon in this series. We look at what it means to have eternal life. Eternal life is a perpetual state of blessing and joy living in a right relationship with your Creator and Lord. We look at how this eternal life with God is experience in the present, in death, and in the age to come. We conclude with a call to meditate often on this truth, and a call for unbelievers to come to Christ for this eternal life.

What does it mean to receive the Spirit?

Speaker: Patrick Severson
Series: What does it mean to be saved?
Sermon Info:
Sermon 8 on what is means to be saved. We look today at what it means to “receive the Spirit”. We will look at the indwelling of the Holy Spirit and the Work of the Holy Spirit. We will see that the Holy Spirit takes up residence in the believer to communicate the presence of Christ to him and to apply the benefits of redemption purchased for him. Other background texts referred to Num 11:10-17, 24-29, Gal 3:1-14, Eph 5:15-21, and John 16.

What does it mean to be sanctified?

Speaker: Patrick Severson
Series: What does it mean to be saved?
Sermon Info:
Sermon 7 in this series. We look at the Goal of Sanctification, the Initial Work of Sanctification, and the Ongoing Work of Sanctification. We see that sanctification is the process through which God renews your nature, enabling you to grow in love and obedience and turn away from sin and self-righteousness.

What does it mean to be justified?

Speaker: Patrick Severson
Series: What does it mean to be saved?
Sermon Info:
Sermon 6 in our series; what does it mean to be “saved”? In this sermon we look at what it means to be “justified”. We examine the need for justification by faith, the act of justification by faith, and the consequences of justification by faith. We conclude that to be justified means God forgives your sin nad declares you righteous in his sight, not on the basis of your own obedience, but on the basis of Christ’s obedience and satisfaction imputed to you and received by faith alone. Other Scriptures referred to in this sermon are Luke 18:9-14, Rom 4:1-8, Gal 2:15-21.

What does it mean to have faith?

Speaker: Patrick Severson
Series: What does it mean to be saved?
Sermon Info:
Sermon 5 in series, What does it mean ot be “saved”? In this sermon we look at what is means to have “faith”, by looking at the character, object, and fruit of saving faith. We will see that faith is a confident trust in Jesus Christ alone, as he is revealed in His Word, to save us from the guilt and corruption of our sin and the wrath it deserves. Other major Scriptures referred to in the sermon are Num 21:4-9, Jn 3:14-18, Heb 11:1-10, Eph 2:8-10.

What does it mean to be born again?

Speaker: Patrick Severson
Series: What does it mean to be saved?
Sermon Info:
Seermon 4 in our series; what does it mean to be “saved”? In this sermon we look at, what does it mean to be “born again”? We look at the Need for New Birth, the Action of New Birth, and the Means of New Birth. We see that the new birth is when God supernaturally creates or impants new spiritual life into your soul so that you can come to Christ and repent of your sin. We close with responding to two popular errors about being “born again”.