Sermons by Dr. Craig Dale

Sermons by Dr. Craig Dale

The Characteristics of a Spirit-Filled Church

Sermon #4 from the Series Titled: “Acts: The Advance of the Gospel” Scripture: Acts 2:42-47. Sermon Titled: “The Characteristics of a Spirit-Filled Church” Sermon in a Sentence: “: A Spirit-filled church will be made up of Spirit-filled believers who are passionate about studying the Bible, sharing with one another, telling others about Jesus, and worshiping together by joyfully and reverently remembering what Christ has done for them.”

Pentecostal Power

Sermon #3 from the Series Titled: “Acts: The Advance of the Gospel” Scripture: Acts 2:1-41. Sermon Titled: “Pentecostal Power” Sermon in a Sentence: “The day of Pentecost marks the unleashing of the Holy Spirit who empowers believers to testify to the person and work of Jesus Christ and the salvation He offers to all who will repent and believe in Him.”

What to Do While You Wait on God’s Green Light

Sermon #2 from the Series Titled: “Acts: The Advance of the Gospel” Scripture: Acts 1:8-26. Sermon Titled: “What to Do While You Wait on God’s Green Light” Sermon in a Sentence: “As we wait for God’s green light, rather than passively wasting our time in idleness, we must engage in purposeful prayer, study His Word, and pursue His will.”

The Church’s Mission

Sermon #1 from the Series Titled: “Acts: The Advance of the Gospel” Scripture: Acts 1:1-8. Sermon Titled: “The Church’s Mission” Sermon in a Sentence: “As we wait for our Lord’s return, the church’s mission is to lean on the power of the Holy Spirit as we engage in the world-wide witness of the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

The Good News of Christ’s Death and Resurrection

Easter Sunday Morning – 2022 Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:1-26. Sermon Titled: “The Good News of Christ’s Death and Resurrection” Sermon in a Sentence: “Sin is destroyed, death is defeated, and our victory is secured by the death and resurrection of Christ.”

Jesus Raises Lazarus from the Dead

Sermon #8 from the Series Titled: “Signs Revealing the Person of Jesus” Scripture: John 11:1-44. Sermon Titled: “Jesus Raises Lazarus from the Dead” Sermon in a Sentence: “Through His substitutionary death and victorious resurrection, Jesus brings glory to His Father and life to the spiritually dead who believe in Him.”

Jesus Heals the Man Blind from Birth

Sermon #7 from the Series Titled: “Signs Revealing the Person of Jesus” Scripture: John 9:1-41. Sermon Titled: “Jesus Heals the Man Blind from Birth” Sermon in a Sentence: “Jesus the “Sent One” gives sight to the blind who respond to Him by faith; but those who reject Him remain in their darkness to their utter doom.”

Jesus Walks on the Water

Sermon #6 from the Series Titled: “Signs Revealing the Person of Jesus” Scripture: John 5:1-18. Sermon Titled: “Jesus Walks on the Water” Sermon in a Sentence: “Even though we will encounter storms in our lives, we must look to Jesus and rejoice in His glory because He is strong, and He will carry us through the storms.”

Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand

Sermon #5 from the Series Titled: “Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand” Scripture: John 5:1-15. Sermon Titled: “Jesus is the all-sufficient One who uses inadequate people who surrender their insufficient resources to accomplish what appears to be impossible.”

Jesus Heals the Man by the Pool of Bethesda

Sermon #4 from the Series Titled: “Signs Revealing the Person of Jesus” Scripture: John 5:1-18. Sermon Titled: “Jesus Heals the Man by the Pool of Bethesda” Sermon in a Sentence: “The only hope for sin-sick sinners like you and me is that Jesus Christ gave His life so that we might be healed, forgiven, and set free.”

Jesus Heals the Nobleman’s Son

Sermon #3 from the Series Titled: “Signs Revealing the Person of Jesus” Scripture: John 4:43-54. Sermon Titled: “Jesus Heals the Nobleman’s Son” Sermon in a Sentence: “Our interest in Jesus must move past superficial and self-centered motivations to a faith that sees Him for who He truly is – the Christ, the Savior of the world.”

Jesus Cleanses the Temple

Sermon #2 from the Series Titled: “Signs Revealing the Person of Jesus” Scripture: John 2:13-22. Sermon Titled: “Jesus Cleanses the Temple” Sermon in a Sentence: “Because He purchased our freedom through His sacrificial death and resurrection, we must believe in Jesus and worship Him in spirit and in truth.”

Jesus Turns Water into Wine

Sermon #1 from the Series Titled: “Signs Revealing the Person of Jesus” Scripture: John 2:1-11. Sermon Titled: “Jesus Turns Water into Wine” Sermon in a Sentence: “We should believe in Jesus, follow Him, and rejoice in His glory because He makes all things new.”

The Demands of Discipleship

Scripture: Luke 14:25-35. Sermon Titled: “The Demands of Discipleship” Sermon in a Sentence: “The demands of genuine Christian discipleship are high, but absolutely worth it.”

The Invitation to the Great Banquet

Scripture: Luke 14:16-24. Sermon Titled: “The Invitation to the Great Banquet” Sermon in a Sentence: “Those who are self-assured and preoccupied with their own lives will miss out on God’s great banquet; but those who recognize their own inadequacies and unworthiness, and accept God’s gracious invitation will feast in His kingdom forever.”

Lasting Responses to the Last Words

Scripture: Revelation 22:6-21. Sermon Titled: “Lasting Responses to the Last Words” Sermon in a Sentence: “The reality of heaven, the return of Christ, and the reliability of God’s Word necessitate that we respond in faith and live obedient, worshipful, holy lives that count on God’s grace.”

A View From the Throne: Paradise Restored

Scripture: Revelation 22:1-5. Sermon Titled: “A View From the Throne: Paradise Restored” Sermon in a Sentence: “Even with all the wonderful things that we have learned, and all that we wish we could know, it is the prospect of eternal fellowship with the Savior who loves us and died for us that gives heaven its greatest meaning.”

Viewing Our Heavenly Home

Scripture: Revelation 21:9-27. Sermon Titled: “Viewing Our Heavenly Home” Sermon in a Sentence: “The real treasure of heaven is not the things that our sinful hearts naturally gravitate toward here on earth, but rather the unobstructed, unfettered, unrestricted access to God that comes only through faith in the redemptive work of Jesus Christ and Him alone.”

All Things Made New

Scripture: Revelation 21:1-8. Sermon Titled: “All Things Made New” Sermon in a Sentence: “The dawning of the New Year reminds believers that we have a new heaven and new earth to look forward to where we will live in God’s presence and be satisfied by His pleasures forever.”

Three Responses to Christ the King

Scripture: Matthew 2:1-12. Sermon Titled: “Three Responses to Christ the King” Sermon in a Sentence: “Wise men, women, boys, and girls will respond to Christ the King by receiving His gift of salvation and devoting their lives completely to Him.”

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