Saved by Grace – Ephesians 2:1-10

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Saved by Grace – Ephesians 2:1-10

After praying that our hearts would be opened, Paul now describes in greater detail what it means to be saved.

 

Ephesians 2.01-10.pdf        Ephesians 2.01-10.mp3

Every Spiritual Blessing: Ephesians 1:1-14

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Every Spiritual Blessing
Ephesians 1:1-14

Paul begins this letter praising God for all he has done for us.  It turns out God has done an awful lot.

Ephesians 1.01-14.pdf

Ephesians 1.01-14.mp3

 

Central Reflections: Marks of Conversion (or not)

Top-10Barry Atwell walks us through the Letter of 1 John, pointing out the Top Ten Marks of Conversion.  These can give us assurance that we are truly born again.  The lack of these marks, or the presence of their opposite, would indicate that our conversion has never happened.

          1 John.mp3 (Barry Atwell)

          1 John.pdf

Palmer St. Podcast: God’s Gracious Plan

Jean-Paul Sartre gives his own vision of hell in a play called No Exit.  The “moral” of the play is the hopelessly amoral conclusion: “You are – your life, and nothing else.” There is no forgiveness and no redemption. No greater good, no higher purpose. You live, you laugh, you suffer and you die. And that’s it.

1 Peter 1.01-12.mp3

1 Peter 1.01-12.pdf

1 Peter 1.01-12.pptx

Palmer St. Podcast: Putting Our Faith to Work

We all know the type. “Sure I’m a Christian,” they say. And we look at their lives thinking, “Oh Really? I never would have guessed.” James knew the type also – and he attacks them in this passage. He gives us all a reminder that: Our good works are the only part of our faith that anyone will ever see.

James 2.14-26.mp3 (somewhat defective recording)

James 2.14-26.pdf

James 2.14-26.pptx

Palmer St. Podcast: His Work Is Finished

Certain jobs are never quite completed.  For example:  Cleaning, cutting the grass, washing Clothes, add your (least) favorite routine item here.   Christ came to this earth on a mission. He finished the job. Our redemption is complete.

Hebrews 09b-10a.mp3

Hebrews 09b-10a.pdf

Hebrews 09b-10a.pptx

Palmer St. Podcast: The Resurrection – Seven Reasons to Believe It

The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the central fact of the Christian faith. Every sermon preached by every Christian in the New Testament focuses on it. There is no historical evidence of any form of early Christianity without it. Here are seven reasons to believe it really happened.

Resurrection ’12.mp3

Resurrection ’12.pdf

Resurrection Sunday 2012.pptx