Sermons

 

Here you’ll find sermons preached at Roebuck Presbyterian. Click on the sermon title to go to the page for the individual sermon—where you can download the sermon and find descriptions, bulletins, sermon notes, and related sermons.

Isaiah 7:1-17 This advent season, we will look at different passages from the book of Isaiah that build our anticipation of Christmas by focusing on the presence of our Lord,…

The Active Obedience of Christ

November 20, 2022
Matthew 4:1-11 Jesus came to fight the powers of darkness. We are saved not only by the death of Christ but by the life of Christ. Jesus lived a sinless…
Romans 13:1-14 As we come to Rom 13:1–7, we have one of Paul’s most extended statements about how Christians relate to the governments under which they live. When Paul wrote…
Romans 12:9-21 Paul continues to paint this picture of the new humanity in action, focusing on our sincere love for one another and our forgiving love for those who hurt…
Romans 12:1-8 Now that we are in Christ, we can be renewed and transformed into the new humanity that does God’s will and uses our gifts and abilities for the…
Genesis 3:15; 1 John 3:8 Believers see with their ears, not with their eyes, by listening to the word of God. Do you look at the world through the context…
Romans 11:25-36 The theme of mercy becomes the controlling idea that continues to humble us as God’s people and drives us to give him praise. This theme emerged early in…
Romans 11:13-24 This passage becomes another reminder of the way the gospel works. It makes us hopeful that God can save anybody, even those who are far from him. It…
Romans 11:1-12 The church at Rome has become a majority-Gentile congregation, and they might be tempted by the anti-Jewish sentiment that exists among Romans to think that God has changed…
Romans 10:14-21 What it is that Christianity is all about and what God is doing in his world? Today’s passage answers those questions as Paul once again considers the gospel’s…
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Matthew 24:3-51 Jesus warns of a coming judgment for the covenant unfaithfulness of Israel’s religious leaders (e.g, 23:35, 38). When the disciples inquire further about the certainty and nature of…
Matthew 23:29-39 In this sermon, we look at the seventh woe. The seventh woe brings the denunciation to its climax with the charge of complicity in the murder of God’s…
Matthew 23:13-28 Jesus directly addresses the religious leaders, and his tone is much sharper.[1] Seven woes occupy this section. There are “three pairs with matching themes” (2, 2, 2), and…

God Is Love

October 23, 2022
1 John 4:1-12 We show God is love by loving one another as God loved us.
Matthew 23:1-12 Let us pay attention to what Jesus says to the religious leaders so that we can better spot any such tendencies in our own hearts and thus fulfill…
Matthew 22:23-46 In this sermon, we look at the challenges concern marriage at the resurrection and the greatest commandment.[1] Each challenge comes from a different group, and each raises a…

Challenge and Response, Part 1

September 25, 2022
Matthew 22:1-22 After the parables, Israel’s religious leaders challenge Jesus once again. Various representative groups come to Jesus: Pharisees with Herodians, Sadducees, and Pharisees again, each raising a current issue…

Who Are the True People of God?

September 18, 2022
Matthew 21:23-46 In this passage, we see the religious leaders’ response to Jesus (v. 23 identifies religious leaders as listening to Jesus, and v. 45 identifies them as the target…
Revelation 21:1-8 Let’s consider the Bible’s description the new creation. Everything comes down to earth and now heaven and earth are remade (earthly and embodied). So, how does the Bible…

Do Not Love the World

August 28, 2022
1 John 2:12-17 In this sermon we see how the Lord enables you to live in a world that you should not love.
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Song of Christmas

The story of Jesus's birth and this song by the angels goes against our expectations. It goes against how we expect God to act and it goes against what we…
What gave Simeon that peace he mentions in verse 29? See the blessings of obedience to God. See how the pious in Israel recognized who Jesus is. The benefits of…
Christianity is different than what you think, but better than anything you can imagine. What do we learn from Zechariah's song? He sings about the fulfillment of God's promises, rescue…
Who should we envy? At some time in our lives, we all envy someone or something. What can we learn from Mary's song? The reason for  Mary's praise. The praise…


Nicene Creed

This is the third part in the series on the Nicene Creed. This sermon looks at two questions. What is baptism? And, how do we understand Acts 2:38 as we…
In part two of the series on the Nicene Creed, Pastor Winston shows the biblical basis for the idea of "one holy catholic and apostolic church". He explains why that…
What does it mean when we use the word, God? What does the Bible teach about the person of Christ and the Holy Trinity? The Nicene Creed summarizes what we…