The Church advances when it preaches the Gospel and teaches what Jesus said and did to the lost outside the building. Of course this is called the Great Commission. Jesus says in: Matthew 28:18-20: 18 And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. 19 Go, therefore, … More The Church Advances
In creation God demonstrated His plan for us was to know Him and that our human life is where we would learn about God and His ways. The creation account in Genesis 1 – 2 shows this goal: man is set in the midst of and over all creation; God gives him work to do … More Us with God
The sermon’s intent is to make the case that God wants your heart. That outward Christianity in all its forms and subsequent attitudes does not bring salvation. But the heart convicted of its sin and that it has sinned against God finds the salvation offered in Jesus Christ. GW primarily describes the attitudes and attributes … More GW Sermon #21: Christ the only Rest for the Weary and Heavy-Laden
The Scripture used by Whitefield: Matthew 4:1-11 “4 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 And after He had fasted forty days and forty nights, He then became hungry. 3 And the tempter came and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, command that these stones become bread.” 4 But He answered and … More GW Sermon 17 – The Temptation of Christ
The point of the sermon is to encourage Christians to celebrate Christmas for if Christ came into the world to redeem us then we should celebrate his presence. GW expounds upon how to properly celebrate Christmas. You do not celebrate Christmas rightly when you: You do celebrate Christmas rightly when you: Lastly, if Jesus has … More GW Sermon: 16 -The Observation of the Birth of Christ, the Duty of all Christians; or the True Way of Keeping Christmas
This chapter discusses GW’s second trip to the Colonies. His mission: work throughout the land because during his initial trip he stayed in Savannah. While at the time the widest part of the Colonies was 50 miles yet the trip from top to bottom was 1300 miles (pg 451). Two major results from the trip: … More GW Biography: Volume 1 Chapter 26
God brings His light upon us gradually. Whitefield describes this everlasting righteousness: the combination of Christ’s active and passive obedience. This everlasting righteousness of and from Christ is availed to sinners. The righteousness of sinners is insufficient to atone for their sin. Come and receive the everlasting righteousness of the Son.