“God was greater than the disciples’ fears. And today, God is still greater than our fears. Through the world feels more hostile to us by the day, God is greater. Though we feel spiritually homeless in our own homeland, God is greater.”
Every day, we feel like we’re increasingly strangers in the world. Most of all, we feel fear. But in Matthew 10:26-33, Jesus has an important message for us: God is greater than our fear.
Delivered by Nathaniel at Cedar Rock First Baptist Church on July 24, 2016.
“You don’t become a follower of God by where you live, or who your parents are, or how religious you think you are. You become a follower of God by accepting and believing the gospel message.”
In Matthew 10:5-25, Jesus gives his disciples tips for their upcoming mission — and tips for the future. We dig into the text to see what Jesus is teaching us about our mission.
Delivered by Pastor Nathaniel at Cedar Rock First Baptist Church on July 17, 2016.
We live in a hopeless world, but we have a gospel that is greater than the hopelessness. In Matthew 9:35-10:4, we see that Jesus’ keys to revival include compassion, prayer, and willingness.
Delivered at Cedar Rock First Baptist Church on July 10, 2016.
We can choose joy and hope because our Messiah is greater than our problems, as we learn from our study of Matthew 9:14-34.
Delivered at Cedar Rock First Baptist Church on June 26, 2016.
Bad news: You are a sinner.
Good news: Jesus came for sinners.
As we study Matthew 9:1-13, we’ll see that Jesus came to forgive, call and associate with sinners — just like you and me.
Delivered at Cedar Rock First Baptist Church on June 19, 2016.
What does it really look like to follow Jesus in America? In this sermon, we dig into Matthew 8:18-32 to discover that following Jesus requires costly obedience, bold faith, and a willingness to go to hard places.
Delivered at Cedar Rock First Baptist Church on June 12, 2016.
A sermon on Matthew 7:28-8:17 delivered at Cedar Rock First Baptist Church on June 5, 2016.
Peel back the layers of three of Jesus’ healing to discover what they teach us about him — and what they reveal about us.
(Apologies for the poor audio quality.)
A sermon on Philemon 8-22 delivered at Vesta Baptist Church in Carlton, GA on August 2, 2015.
A sermon on Acts 1:1-11 delivered at Blackwater Baptist Church in Virginia Beach, VA on May 3, 2015.
A sermon on 1 Samuel 7:2-14 delivered at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Naruna, VA on Oct. 5, 2014.