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.


Joshua / Jesus
October 8th, 2017

Zechariah 3:1-10 When we read the Bible that was written 2,000 to 4,000 years ago, we can miss the importance of what we read because we are reading with 21st century eyes and the filter of modern culture. This is why it is important to read commentaries and learn from scholars what they have discovered […]

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Measuring the Boundaries
October 1st, 2017

Zechariah 2:1-13 In our series of sermons from the prophet Zechariah, in order to understand the context and scope of this book of the Bible, I thought it would be helpful to begin with a synopsis of Zechariah written by Eugene Peterson in his translation of the Bible, The Message. Zechariah shared with his contemporary […]

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The Gospel According to Zechariah
September 10th, 2017

Zechariah 1:1-6 A time line for this sermon. 2000 BC    God revealed himself to Abraham 1460 BC    Exodus 1040 BC    David conquered Jerusalem 997-990 BC    First Temple built 960 BC    Solomon dies kingdom divided into Judah (2 tribes) and Israel (10 tribes) Amos 767-753 Isaiah 745-685 722 BC    Assyria conquered northern kingdom of Israel Joel […]

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Sweet, Elusive Unity
September 3rd, 2017

Psalm 133 When I was a young follower of Jesus, we sang a song: We are one in the Spirit, We are one in the Lord. We are one in the Spirit, We are one in the Lord. And we pray that all unity may one day be restored. And they’ll know we are Christians […]

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Born in Zion
August 27th, 2017

Psalm 87 Psalm 87 is one of those psalms, when you are reading through the Bible, that you read, scratch your head, and then move on to the next psalm. Rahab, Babylon, Philistia, Tyre, Cush – what do those words mean? I found on the internet the story of a professor from Dallas Theological Seminary […]

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