A Better Covenant, Part 2

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Hebrews is, in many ways, a technical essay about the mechanics of salvation and atonement. This theological discussion reaches its deepest point in Hebrews 9. How does salvation work, and why is the thing Christ did for us better than what God commanded Israel to do?

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(Preaching through Hebrews. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on May 13, 2018.)

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A Better Covenant, Part 1

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Beginning in chapter 8 and through the next three chapters, the writer digs into the concept of covenants and what makes the covenant through Christ the best of all.

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(Preaching through Hebrews. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on May 6, 2018.)

Things that Shouldn’t Surprise the Christian

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It is easy to get discouraged about “the way the world is going”. Things like: how people perceive morality, truth, and politics, and how we talk about these things. However, the writers of the New Testament had a lot to say about what Christians should expect to face. We are surprised about things that shouldn’t really be that surprising, and our primary reaction shouldn’t be discouragement.

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(Warning: this one is long. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on April 15, 2018.)

Better Than We Were

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The author of Hebrews has spent a lot of time telling us why Jesus is better than Old Testament figures, and why the promises to us are better than the promises to them. But along with these better things is a bigger responsibility on our end. What is that responsibility?

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(Preaching through the book of Hebrews. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on April 15, 2018.)