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.


One Size Does Not Fit All
August 25th, 2019

Luke 10:38-42 Jesus had many disciples. There were seventy-two he sent out on a short-term mission trip and among those, he chose twelve to train to be leaders of the church that would emerge after he died and resurrected. Of the twelve, three were closest to him: Peter, James, and John. Jesus also had friends […]

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Leaving Everything to Follow Jesus
August 18th, 2019

Luke 5:27-32 In Luke 5 we read about Jesus coming up to Peter, James, and John who were fishing in the Sea of Galilee. He called them to follow him and they (Luke 5:11) pulled their boats up on shore, left everything and followed him. In the text for this morning, soon after Peter, James, […]

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Finding Jesus Outside the Box
August 4th, 2019

Luke 4:14-30 When I was in sixth grade I tried out for a school musical and played the part of Santa Claus. I had a solo to sing, “I am old man Santa Claus; I come from far and near,” and then something about bringing Christmas cheer. We rehearsed. I knew my lines. My aunt […]

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Don’t Tell Anyone
July 28th, 2019

Luke 5:12-16 An evangelist or faith healer is coming to town and the billboards proclaim, COME SEE A MIRACLE! As the music blasts from large speakers people are encouraged to seek their miracle. Testimonies are given from people who say they have been healed. One of my favorites is the claim that an unborn child, […]

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Jesus is always more than he seems to be
July 21st, 2019

Matthew 16:13-16 Jesus is always more than he seems to be. When Mary went to see Elizabeth after her encounter with the angel Gabriel, Mary was just another pregnant Palestinian. If someone had seen her as she walked toward Elizabeth and Zechariah’s house they would not even have noticed that she was pregnant. But Elizabeth […]

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