Monthly Archives: April 2011

Holy Week 2011 Sermon Audio

The following sermons were preached at Curve Baptist Church the week of April 17-24, 2011: Easter 2011: The Surprise of the Risen Lord Luke 24:1-12 Good Friday 2011: The Hidden Glory of the Cross Luke 23:1-49 Palm Sunday 2011: The Rightful, Rejected, … Continue reading

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The Necessity of Bible-Reading Church Members

“Historically, false doctrine often seems to be adopted by the theologians of the church first, by the pastors second, and by the informed laity, who are daily reading their Bibles and walking with the Lord, last.” Wayne Grudem, “Church Government,” Systematic … Continue reading

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The Resurrection Demands Unbridled Rejoicing

“There is a place for apologetics, that is, the defense of Christianity to the unconverted; but Easter is not that place. Easter, which should be celebrated more frequently in the church, and not just at the Easter season, calls for … Continue reading

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Jesus was a Corpse

This morning, I woke up, stretched, and shuffled down the hallway to fix a cup of coffee. Later, I walked outside to a beautiful April day bursting with the new life of spring. I went for a jog, felt the … Continue reading

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Composed of Losers

“(The church) is composed of losers – those who have lost everything for Christ’s sake, but have found everything in him.” Edmund P. Clowney, The Church (Downer’s Grove, IL: IVP, 1995), 98.

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A Palm Sunday Sermon

The following sermon was preached on Sunday, April 17, 2011, at Curve Baptist Church. The Rightful, Rejected, Returning King Luke 19:28-44 The Rightful, Rejected, Returning King Luke 19:28-44 April 17, 2011 In ancient Rome, the shallow, reddish-colored Rubicon River served as … Continue reading

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Ride On in Majesty

My friend Justin Wainscott recently pointed me to this wonderful Palm Sunday hymn: Ride On, Ride On in Majesty Henry Hart Milman, 1791-1868 Ride on, ride on in majesty! In lowly pomp ride on to die: O Christ! Thy triumphs … Continue reading

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