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.


God’s Generous Glory
October 18th, 2020

Isaiah 43:1-21 We are not comfortable in talking about God’s wrath, God’s judgement. I am not comfortable talking about God’s wrath and judgement. And the reason I am not comfortable talking about God’s wrath and judgement is because of the way God’s wrath and judgement are often talked about. This causes some people to turn […]

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The God of Second Chances
October 11th, 2020

Isaiah 42:18-43:2 We continue this morning with the trial that is taking place in Isaiah 40-47. The Jews who returned from exile in Babylon are accusing God of either, a. ignoring them or b. being powerless against the gods of Babylon. This is a reasonable accusation if you consider how Israel felt about their relationship […]

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No Room for Idols
September 27th, 2020

Isaiah 42:5-9 I preached last Sunday from the first of four Servant Songs in the second half of Isaiah. Isaiah does not identify who the servant is. Perhaps the nation of Israel is meant to be the servant but was not able to live up to the expectation of what the servant would be. In […]

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Hope for Justice
September 20th, 2020

Isaiah 42:1-8 For the past two falls we have preached from Isaiah and I am delighted to return to this book of the bible. And in particular, it is such a treat to preach from Isaiah 40-66. Let me put it in a bit of perspective. The first half of Isaiah, 1-39, contains messages of […]

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Psalm 154: Seeking Hope in a Depressing Time
September 13th, 2020

various In March 2010 the Moroccan government arrived at the Village of Hope, a home for abandoned children, and with just seven hours to say goodbye to their children and pack a few things, they were taken under police guard to the airport hotel in Casablanca, kept over night under police guard, and the next […]

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