Sovereignty of God

Al Martin preaches a 17 part series on Sovereignty.  Download the free MP3’s from Monergism dot com.

TempleBlog Podcast

This week’s sermon is available on podcast.  John 6:41-59 is our text.  Here are some after thoughts: As I mention in the sermon, this passage of Scripture is a passage of judgement upon the Jews.  This is why he changes the word he uses for “eat” after verse 54.  The more specific and earthy phrase […]

Capital S: John 4:23-24

John 4:23-24 These are my more in depth notes from today’s sermon.  I summarized these points this morning, here is the more fleshed out and technical background… 23 “But an hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for such people the Father seeks to […]

Rylands Fragment of John

The Papyrus Rylands Greek 475  also known as p52. is a fragment of the Gospel of John that dates from around AD 135. Fascinating.  It is an important fragment.  p52 is the earliest known New Testament manuscript. It measures 3.5″ x 2.5″, and contains lines from the Gospel of John 18:31-33 on the front and […]

Watermelon Sermon, Part 2c

The watermelon metaphor helps us to understand that transformation in the Christian life from the before Christ state (old man) to the after Christ state (new man) is a transformation from the inside out and that new man is different.  The first area we talked about was The New Man Speaks Truth, secondly the New […]

Watermelon Sermon, Part 2b

This is a continuation of my Watermelon Sermon from August 8, 2010 and my Watermelon Part 2 sermon from August 15, 2010 The watermelon metaphor helps us to understand that transformation in the Christian life from the before Christ state (old man) to the after Christ state (new man) is a transformation from the inside […]

Watermelon Sermon, Part 2

This is a continuation of my Watermelon Sermon from August 8, 2010 The watermelon metaphor helps us to understand that transformation in the Christian life from the before Christ state (old man) to the after Christ state (new man) is a transformation from the inside out and that new man is different.  The first area […]

My Watermelon Sermon

We will see how long this lasts.  I am not a manuscript sermon guy, but want to be.  So here is Sunday’s Sermon in manuscript form.  I don’t normally go for the catchy sermon title:  Ephesians 4:25-32 was the official title, but a blog is a more titillating venue. Ephesians 4:25-32 Truth in all of […]

Prayer for True Knowledge

Here is a prayer written by Thomas a Kempis: Grant me, O Lord, to know what I ought to know, To love what I ought to love, To praise what delights Thee most, To value what is precious in Thy sight, To hate what is offensive to Thee. Do not suffer me to judge according […]