God is right to do that which successfully pursues His own glory to the greatest degree. In this message from Romans 9:19-24, Pastor Ritch begins to unpack the deep theological lessons from one of the most challenging passages in the Bible.
The central message of Good Friday is this: Jesus died to rescue us from our sins. In this Good Friday message, Pastor Ritch teaches from Matthew 27:22-54, about four truths of the cross to help us receive God’s grace in Jesus Christ.
Because God chose to set His love upon His children in eternity past, we who are His children know for certain that our future is one of unending joy and glory in God. In this message from Romans 8:31-32, Pastor Ritch teaches about the unstoppable love of God.
It just so happens that nothing just so happens. In this message, Pastor Josh Beakley walks through Esther 5-7, and explains that regardless of how hopeless the circumstances may seem from our perspective, fate always turns according to plan, and the supremacy of God always prevails.
We have hope and confidence in the finished work of Jesus for salvation, but the Bible also gives strong admonitions to walk in careful obedience to Christ. In this message, Pastor Ritch teaches from Romans 8:1-4, about the progressive sanctification that occurs in the life of a believer.
When we realize our own hopeless condition before God, we can only rejoice when Paul proclaims “No condemnation!” In this message from Romans 8:1, Pastor Ritch teaches how this short verse ties together the first seven chapters of Romans to give us an unquenchable hope through the Gospel of Christ.
In this Mother’s Day message from I Samuel 1-2, Pastor Ritch teaches about Hannah, the mother of the Israelite prophet Samuel. This story paints a picture of a woman of grace as it reveals her responses to both trials and blessings, and it gives all believing women great encouragement to continue living out her by example today.
In this message from Romans 6:5-14, Pastor Ritch explains that we must stop trying to think positively to gain victory over sin, and instead begin to think doctrinally in order to develop a clearer understanding of the finished work of the Gospel.
The Gospel brings God’s forgiveness to all believers, but it continues far beyond the moment of justification. The Gospel ushers in the power of God to bring about radical life transformation through sanctification. In this message from Romans 6:1-5, Pastor Ritch teaches how the Gospel is active in the life of every believer as they grow in faithfulness to Christ.