Sermons by Patrick Murphy

Sermons by Patrick Murphy

Acclimating to Fresh Air

(Click on “Save” above to download this week’s sermon and notes.) A look at Ephesians 4:17-24 shows two ways of living. We could compare them to living in dirty, polluted air, or living in a fresh, clean atmosphere. Unfortunately, without giving it a second thought, we often stay put in the smog and pay a heavy price. This foundational message will move…

Today’s Reminders

(Click on “Save” above to download this week’s sermon and notes.) God is the God of our yesterdays, and he allows the memory of them to turn the past into a ministry of spiritual growth for our future. God reminds us of his unfailing faithfulness in our past to protect us from shallow security in the present. Join us Sunday as we see how God’s work…

Sola Fide – Faith Alone

(Click on “Save” above to download this week’s sermon and notes.) 500 years ago this month a German monk agonized over his lack of holiness. Problem was that he was already one of the most devout people of his generation. He just could never do enough. He discovered Paul’s admonition: “the just shall live by faith.” That second sola of…

Satisfying the Wrath of God

(Click on “Save” above to download this week’s sermon notes.) Sunday we look at the hard reality that God takes sin very seriously. Sometimes our dry, boring, discouraging lives come because we haven’t dealt with issues that are destroying us. We’ll learn that the Valley of Trouble (Achor) can become the valley of hope when we turn to God and…

Catalyst of Faith

Everything in life requires an element of faith. From bungy jumping off a bridge to driving to work. It is either a lot or a little, but never absent. If we are going to thrive as God’s people, faith in an ever-increasing measure is essential. How do we increase our faith? What is the catalyst to greater faith? Knowing God. This week we get to know Rahab, an…

Letting the Spirit Have His Way

(Click on “Save” above to download this week’s sermon notes.) What’s the best way to invest in your future spiritually, physically, morally, relationally – in any way that you can think of? As we conclude our study in Galatians (Galatians 6:7-18) we’ll consider the lesson of the sower. You won’t want to miss this important lesson…

Under One Gospel

(Click on “Save” above to download this week’s sermon notes) “Yet because of false brothers secretly brought in—who slipped in to spy out our freedom that we have in Christ Jesus, so that they might bring us into slavery— to them we did not yield in submission even for a moment, so that the truth of the gospel might be preserved for you.” (Galatians…