Sermons

Below you will find links to RIC sermons dating back to 2004. You can search by month or by book of the Bible. Read an excerpt of each sermon and then click on the link to read the whole sermon. May the word of God edify you richly.


Longing to Hear God speak
February 23rd, 2020

1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 At the end of Paul’s letter to the Thessalonian church, he writes short exhortations and we could preach on each of those for the next month. But because we have preached about most of those topics in other sermons, I am going to pass over most of those exhortations and focus on […]

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Children of the Light
February 16th, 2020

1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11 The text from 1 Thessalonians this morning talks about how it will be when Jesus returns and the timing of his return. So I thought I would start out with a card trick. [Note: the trick did not work when I preached the sermon. I had hoped…] This is what it is […]

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Flee from Sexual Immorality
February 9th, 2020

1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 I mentioned last week that Paul finished saying what he most wanted to say to the church in Thessalonica in the first three chapters of the letter. Then, in chapter four, he wrote a two verse introduction to the rest of the letter. Timothy returned from his visit to Thessalonica and brought […]

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Loving Our Sisters and Brothers
February 2nd, 2020

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2, 9-12 In the US, prior to 1975, if you wanted to send a letter overseas by air, it was less expensive to send what was called an airmail letter. This was a blue, lightweight, single sheet of paper. You wrote inside the margins. When you were finished, you folded the paper up […]

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A Cup of Cold Water
January 26th, 2020

1 Thessalonians 3:6-13 In the absence of information, the mind begins to imagine. I worked with a man who was talented, but did not communicate a lot about what he was thinking. If I asked questions about his future, they were diverted. We worked well together, but when he did not tell me what he […]

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