Grace and peace be yours today and always, in the boundless compassion of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This worship service relies heavily on Scripture to speak words of peace and tenderness to us in worship. Instead of music, I invite you to respond to these words with healthy pauses of silence. If worshiping […]
Once again, we plan to come to the Lord’s Table together, separately, this Sunday (May 3). Whether you are coming to the Lord’s Table with your spouse, your kids, or by yourself, remember with us what this feast means: Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 76Q. What does it mean to eat the crucified body of Christ and […]
This is the fourth sermon in ERC’s Lenten series, CO▽EN△NT, on God’s relationship with Abraham. Recommended readings: Genesis 16, Genesis 21:1-21, Galatians 4:21-31, Galatians 5-6.(Sorry for the abrupt ending on this audio file: the communion liturgy followed immediately afterward.) God’s story with Abraham intersects with the stories of others in Abraham’s life: Sarah, Hagar, Ishmael. […]
The fall of Adam & Eve (Genesis 3) is the fall of all humanity. We are not now what we ought to be, what God created us to be. Since Adam, we have been dead in sin (Ephesians 2:1). But Jesus Christ has begun the curse’s reversal, winning life for all who trust in Him.