Sermons of VSBC

Weekly sermons from Vine Street Baptist Church
April 7, 2020

Luke 2:41-52

Luke 2:41-52

March 22, 2020  – Full-service recording. Sermon notes The main question of the Luke series: Who is Jesus? Building tension (v. 41-45) The climax – Jesus’ revelation (v. 46-49) Conclusion: Why did Jesus put his parents through such pain? How will you respond?

April 7, 2020

B-Side Bible Characters: Herod

B-Side Bible Characters: Herod

March 15, 2020  – This is the first week that the building was closed to the general population due to COVID-19 concerns.  The service was streamed on Facebook Live.  The entire recording is included.  The story of Herod shows us that God’s plan cannot be thwarted and that God will not share his glory. God’s […]

March 8, 2020

Habakkuk 3:1-19

Habakkuk 3:1-19

Habakkuk 3:1-19 How do we persevere? God gives His people a song. God’s might is for His people. This God who came still comes. Rejoice in God no matter what comes. Click Here to listen to the sermon online

March 1, 2020

The Foolishness of Pride

The Foolishness of Pride

March 1, 2020 God gives Habakkuk perspective on the proud Chaldeans, and all who oppose God. Five woes against the proud. Those who have unjust gain will one day be plundered. God has made a moral order behind the universe. He is acting in justice. Those who try to establish their own kingdom will one […]

February 23, 2020

When the Answer Doesn’t Make Sense

When the Answer Doesn't Make Sense

February 23, 2020 Habakkuk 1:12-2:5 Habakkuk brings His complaint to the Lord Habakkuk waits for God’s response God’s response God’s plan is far bigger than Israel The righteous shall live by faith God’s face is enough       Click Here to listen to the sermon online, or subscribe on iTunes or Google Podcasts.

February 16, 2020

Habakkuk’s First Complaint: Does God Answer?

Habakkuk's First Complaint: Does God Answer?

February 16, 2020 1. Amid times of evil, Habakkuk cries for help and God seems silent. 2. There is a difference between questions from a place of trust, and questions resisting who God is. 3. There is necessary and honest struggle in the Christian life. God does answer. 4. God responds in an overwhelming and […]

February 9, 2020

Mordecai and the God Who Delivers

Mordecai and the God Who Delivers

February 9, 2020 Context Esther Chapter 4 Esther, a Jewish orphan girl, becomes the queen. Haman seals a plan to kill all Jews in Persia, because he is bitter with Mordecai. Main Points  The Lament of Mordecai  The Plea of Mordecai  Esther’s Response  The Faith of Mordecai Esther puts her own life aside and takes […]

February 2, 2020

Where is Our Boast?

Where is Our Boast?

February 02, 2020 Jewish Christian Missionaries boasted in their flesh and spiritual conquest. They avoided persecution, seeking comfort and pride, rather than Jesus.  Paul boasted only in the cross. Jesus, though humiliated, died to solve our deepest problem. Our works are incomparable to God saving us. Focus on Calvary, until what Jesus has done for […]

January 26, 2020

Galatians 6:6-10 (ESV)

Galatians 6:6-10 (ESV)

January 26, 2020 Even though faith brings us in right relation with God, our actions still have consequences. Our actions do have eternal consequences. Our time is limited (so do not grow weary or give up) Click here to listen to the sermon online.  Be sure to subscribe to the Podcast!

January 19, 2020

Stumbling in Spiritual Community

Stumbling in Spiritual Community

January 19, 2020 Galatians 6:1-5 In a time of false teaching, Paul reminds the church to turn to the cross. In Galatians 5, Paul sets the scene for our passage by contrasting the things of the Spirit and the flesh. How are transgressions handled in our community? Through restoration. No one is exempt from stumbling […]

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