April 2, 2023Pastor Ricky Smith Sermon Notes I. Welcoming King Jesus with a Wrong Understanding John 12:12-13The next day the large crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, crying out, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who […]
Christ Alone – No Turning Back
March 19, 2023Pastor Ricky Smith Sermon Notes I. To Know and Be Known Galatians 4:8-9aFormerly, when you did not know God, you were enslaved to those that by nature are not gods. But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God II. Don’t Go That Way Galatians 4:9b-10how […]
Christ Alone – Adopted
March 12, 2023Pastor Ricky Smith Sermon Notes I. Motivated by Grace Galatians 4:1-3I mean that the heir, as long as he is a child, is no different from a slave, though he is the owner of everything, but he is under guardians and managers until the date set by his father. In the same way […]
Christ Alone – All in the Family
March 5, 2023Pastor Ricky Smith Sermon Notes Jesus did what the Law could not. I. Freed Us from the Law Galatians 3:23-24Now before faith came, we were held captive under the law, imprisoned until the coming faith would be revealed. So then, the law was our guardian until Christ came, in order that we might […]
Christ Alone – Freedom from Rules?
February 26, 2023Pastor Ricky Smith Sermon Notes I. The Law Can’t Change the Promise Galatians 3:15-18To give a human example, brothers: even with a man-made covenant, no one annuls it or adds to it once it has been ratified. Now the promises were made to Abraham and to his offspring. It does not say, “And […]
Christ Alone – Blessed. Not Cursed.
February 19, 2023Pastor Alan Smith Sermon Notes I. Blessings and Cursings Galatians 3:10-14For all who rely on works of the law are under a curse; for it is written, “Cursed be everyone who does not abide by all things written in the Book of the Law, and do them.” Now it is evident that no […]
Christ Alone – Faith or Works?
February 12, 2023Pastor Ricky Smith Sermon Notes I. The Truth is Right In Front of You Galatians 3:1O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? It was before your eyes that Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified. II. Have You Lost Your Mind? Galatians 3:2-6Let me ask you only this: Did you receive the Spirit […]
Christ Alone – Crucified with Christ
February 5, 2023Pastor Ricky Smith Sermon Notes I. Sliding Back Galatians 2:17-18But if, in our endeavor to be justified in Christ, we too were found to be sinners, is Christ then a servant of sin? Certainly not! For if I rebuild what I tore down, I prove myself to be a transgressor. II. Simple Faith […]
Christ Alone – Justified by Faith
January 29, 2023Pastor Ricky Smith Sermon Notes Galatians 2:15-16We ourselves are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners; yet we know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ […]
Christ Alone – Careful Confrontation
January 22, 2023Pastor Ricky Smith Sermon Notes Galatians 2:11-14But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned. For before certain men came from James, he was eating with the Gentiles; but when they came he drew back and separated himself, fearing the circumcision party. And the rest of […]