I have had the opportunity to hear many sermons by Voddie Baucham. I’ve listened to these sermons in person in conference settings, in the church where I serve as pastor, and online. This is the best sermon I’ve ever heard from Voddie Baucham, and he does an excellent job of demonstrating the need for a biblical doctrine of the local church.
What Does God Call You? (Acts 2:39) – Mondays with Mounce 275 — “What this means is that for Acts 2:39, we can now understand the translation of the ESV. “For the promise is for you and for your children and for all who are far off, everyone whom the Lord our God calls to himself” (italics added; also NET, NRSV). The Lord is being affected by his effectual call on people since he truly is calling them to himself.”
Three Reasons to Include a Concise Summary of the Gospel in Every Sermon — “I was persuaded of the wisdom of this approach about fifteen years ago. Having now followed it faithfully for over a decade, I can see many benefits of including a concise gospel summary in nearly every sermon.”
John Knox and the Lord’s Supper: For Believers Only — Knox was abundantly clear: “But the Supper of the Lord, we confess to appertain to such only as be of the household of faith, [and who] can try and examine themselves as well in their faith as in their duty towards their neighbours.”
Our Mother Who Art In Heaven? — This is a good take on the massive misrepresentation of God in The Shack movie.
A Small Church in a Mega-Church World — “The greatest preacher who ever lived is probably someone that only fifty people have ever heard preach. You may be small, but the gospel is not.”
7 Gospel Promises To Embrace Today — This is good wisdom from Paul Tripp as he points us to the Scriptures.
Lord, Free Me from the Fear of Death — Many people fear death and this article does a good job of explaining why we, as God’s children, have nothing to fear.