Christ Our Passover
Summary: In this pre-Passover sermon, John Ritenbaugh compares God's flawless works to the imperfect works of mankind. In addition to being flawless, God's works have a multiplicity of purposes, while man's works have limited utility and many flaws. Like air,... 

How Did They Overcome?
Summary: David Grabbe points out that the letters to the seven churches in Revelation all specify rewards for those who overcome. Revelation 12:11 gives a road map for how Satan (including his world and our corrupted human nature) can be overcome. The first s... 

In Him Was Life
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting on a Gatorade commercial asking if we have what it takes in us, asks whether we have life within us. Not all forms of life have equal value. Although we already have physical-chemical existence, we do not yet have quali... 

Intimacy with Christ (Part 1)
Summary: John Ritenbaugh warns that the narrow "pay and pray" mentality experienced by many in our previous fellowship took our attention away from the more important overcoming and growing aspect, preparing for the Kingdom of God. We desperately ne... 

John 3:16: Does God Really Love the World?
Summary: In this message, John Ritenbaugh insists that God does not love everybody equally. Nowhere does He tell us to prefer the world of the ungodly, adopting the pagan customs of the world's religions. Though God commands us to love our enemies, He does no... 

Knowing God
Summary: John Ritenbaugh, exploring the account of the man infested with a legion of demons, explores the subject of minds divided against themselves, severely hurting and destroying their possessor as well as those around them. In order to one to fulfill his... 

Repentance
Summary: David Grabbe, reminding us that a major focus of John the Baptist's ministry was a call to repentance and turning to righteousness, a focus that Jesus Christ and the Apostle Paul reinforced and magnified. Curiously, in main-stream Protestantism, repe... 

Sovereignty and 'Once Saved Always Saved'
Summary: John Ritenbaugh contends that those who believe in the "once saved always saved" doctrine foolishly fail to see that God has a more extensive and creative plan for mankind than merely saving them. One can fail to bring forth fruits of repen... 

The Awesome Cost of Salvation
Summary: In this Passover message, John Ritenbaugh observes that the world's religions are in abject bondage to falsehood because they do not observe the Passover. Freedom comes to God's called out ones incrementally from continuing on the way- the relationsh... 

The Azazel Goat
Summary: In this Atonement sermon, John Ritenbaugh, taking issue with the heresy that the Azazel Goat represents Christ, examines both the causes of the separation between God and His people and the conditions for reconciliation. Not all reconciliation requir... 

Works of God
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh focuses upon the work of God. The idea that the "work of God" is equated with "preaching the gospel around the world as a witness" severely limits the awesome scope of God's work. If God ever stopped working, th... 




 
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