Posts by Stephen Weaver

Jesus, On Behalf of Us

This Sunday we return to and continue our expository series in the first epistle of John.  Our text this week begins chapter 2, looking at just verse 1.  Here in this passage John further deals with the trouble of sin and that we are sinners; and that we must be honest about that.  John now…

But Lord, You Were never a Mother!

This Sunday, we will do a Mother Day’s message from a text starting at Hebrews 4:12-16.  We will honor our moms for all that they do, have done, and the stamina that they show in all their work and efforts.  Does anyone really understand the struggles and difficulties of motherhood (& fatherhood)?  Does God, Jesus,…

Forgiven Sin

This Sunday we continue our expository series in the first epistle of John.  Our text this week is the last section of chapter 1, verses 8-10.  Here in this passage John deals with the trouble the lost world has, as well as a problem some believers can have.  The problem of lying to ourselves.  How…

Walking in the Light

This Sunday we continue our preaching series in the first epistle of John.  Our text this week is chapter 1, verses 5-7.  We now come to John’s announcement of the message that Jesus, (the One he had seen and heard – in person) gave that John declares to his listeners (readers).  John then goes on…

Let me tell you (Part 2)

This Sunday we continue our preaching series in the first epistle of John.  Our text again this week is the 2nd part of chapter 1, verses 1-4.  Last week we looked at the first part, the first 2 verses which showed us the first 2 truths about Christ’s humanity, and His help in our Christian…

Let me Tell YOU (part 1)

This Sunday we continue our new sermon series on the first epistle of John.  Our text is chapter 1, verses 1-4.  Due to the amount of material in these 4 verses we will just be looking at the first part, the first 2 verses which show us the first 2 of 4 truths about Christ’s…

Unknown Sin

This Sunday, we will do an Easter message from the gospel of Matthew and focus on the cross and celebrate the Lord’s supper.  Our text for this communion service is Matthew 16:21-23.  In this text we have Jesus turning to a more personal ministry with His disciples away from a more public ministry.  He begins…

Are You A Wise Builder?

We are on our last message in Matthew on the Sermon on the Mount, looking at the last verses of chapter 7, (verses 24-29).  After speaking of 2 ways, the broad and narrow in (verses 13-14), and 2 trees/fruits in verses (15-20); he then cautions about 2 claims people may make in eternity in verses…

Are You Truly Saved?

As we continue our verse-by-verse study in Matthew, on the Sermon on the Mount; we are now looking at chapter 7, verses 21-23. Jesus continues His expounding on the subject we looked at the last 2 weeks where Jesus was illustrating a person’s eternal path traveled – as it leads to 2 different destinations: life…