Sermons by Dr. Craig Dale (Page 2)

Sermons by Dr. Craig Dale (Page 2)

Like Father, Like Son

Sermon #3 from the Series Major Genesis Part Three: The Story That Explains Our Stories (Genesis 26:1-11): Title: “Like Father, Like Son”, Sermon in a Sentence: “Rather than allowing adversity to cause us to cower in fear and make a mockery of our faith, we should instead walk in fearless obedience, trusting fully in God’s promises.”

Grace, Grace, God’s Grace

Sermon #2 from the Series Major Genesis Part Three: The Story That Explains Our Stories (Genesis 25:19-34): Title: “GRACE, GRACE, GOD’S GRACE”, Sermon in a Sentence: “By His sovereign grace, God will fulfill His promise and redeem sinners whose faith is in Him.”

Passing the Baton

Sermon #1 from the series: Genesis Part Three: The Story That Explains Our Stories. Genesis 24:1-9; 25:5-11. Sermon in a sentence: God’s faithfulness to His promises demands that we live lives of faith and obedience while relying on Him and resting in the hope He gives.

The Unsanitized Christmas Story

Series Christmas 2018 (Matthew 2:13-23): Title: “The Unsanitized Christmas Story”, Sermon in a Sentence: “The unsanitized story of Christmas tells us that Jesus entered our world of evil and chaos in order to defeat our greatest enemy and redeem us from our sin.”

The Wise Still Seek Him

Christmas 2018 Matthew 2:1-12 – Sermon in a Sentence: Wise men and women will respond to God’s revelation of Christ by seeking and worshiping Him.

Jesus’ Family Christmas Tree

Series Major Christmas 2018 (Matthew 1:1-17): Title: “Jesus’ Family Christmas Tree”, Sermon in a Sentence: ” Jesus is Israel’s true King – the anointed Savior of all nations – who has come to break the curse of sin and bestow His grace on sinners and outcasts.”
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Zerubbabel’s Christmas Card from the Lord

Sermon #5 from the Series Major Messages from a Minor Prophet (Haggai 2:20-23): Title: “Zerubbabel’s Christmas Card from the Lord”, Sermon in a Sentence: “Our hope is that God’s eternal plan for our redemption is fulfilled in the rule and reign of Jesus Christ.”
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The Heart of the Matter Is a Matter of the Heart

Sermon #4 from the Series Major Messages from a Minor Prophet (Haggai 2:10-19): Title: “The Heart of the Matter Is a Matter of the Hear”, Sermon in a Sentence: ” God’s ultimate blessing of salvation comes through the vicarious death and resurrection of Jesus Christ who purifies the corrupt hearts of those who turn to Him in faith and repentance.”
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Encouragement for the Discouraged

Sermon #3 from the Series Major Messages from a Minor Prophet (Haggai 2:1-9): Title: “Encouragement for the Discouraged”, Sermon in a Sentence: “When serving the Lord, discouragement and fear are overcome by releasing the past to focus on the continuing promises of God’s presence, power, and peace.”
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Awakened and Stirred

Sermon #2 from the Series Major Messages from a Minor Prophet (Haggai 1:12-15): Title: “Awakened and Stirred”, Sermon in a Sentence: “When we are guilty of disobedience by making excuses and misplacing our priorities, the only proper response to the message of God’s Word is to repent and obey.”
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You Snooze, You Lose!

Sermon #1 from the Series Major Messages from a Minor Prophet (Haggai 1:1-11): Title: “You Snooze, You Lose!”, Sermon in a Sentence: “When we are guilty of disobedience by making excuses and misplacing our priorities, the only proper response to the message of God’s Word is to repent and obey.”

Salty and Shiny Christians

Matthew 5:13-16 Title: “Salty and Shiny Christians”, Sermon in a Sentence: “Because believers have the inherent qualities of “salt” and “light,” we must actively allow those qualities to impact and penetrate the decaying and darkened world in which we live for the glory of God.”

What’s a Guy Like You Doing in a Dump Like This?

1 Samuel 27 Title: “What’s a Guy Like You Doing in a Dump Like This?”, Sermon in a Sentence: “Whatever burdens we may have that weigh us down, we must lean on Jesus Christ, trusting in Him alone for the forgiveness of our sins and for the rest we need from our struggles.”

The Battle is the Lord’s

1 Samuel 17 Title: “The Battle is the Lord’s”, Sermon in a Sentence: “The message of the gospel is that we do not need to live in fear and defeat because Jesus Christ has won the battle we could not win for ourselves, and He offers victory to all who will stop trusting in their own abilities and place their trust in Him.

A Mountain Peak Passage

Philippians 2:5-11: Title: “A Mountain Peak Passage “, Sermon in a Sentence: “We should display the same humble attitude that Christ had because doing so prepares us to live a life of unreserved self-sacrifice for the sake of the gospel and the glory of God.”

A Postscript to Mark’s Gospel

Sermon #64 from the Series The Gospel of Mark (Mark 16:9-20): Title: “A Postscript to Mark’s Gospel”, Sermon in a Sentence: “The resurrection of Jesus necessitates our belief in the good news that we must faithfully proclaim and is the basis of our hope that we will one day be raised with Jesus to reign with Him.”

The Resurrection of Jesus

Sermon #63 from the Series The Gospel of Mark (Mark 16:1-8): Title: “The Resurrection of Jesus”, Sermon in a Sentence: “The historical reality of the resurrection of Jesus brings joy out of despair, restoration out of failure, and faith out of fear.”

The Burial of Jesus

Sermon #62 from the Series The Gospel of Mark (Mark 15:40-47): Title: “The Burial of Jesus”, Sermon in a Sentence: “The burial of Jesus proves that He truly died to pay the penalty of our sin and that His resurrection was not a hoax.”

The Death of Jesus

Sermon #61 from the Series The Gospel of Mark (Mark 15:33-39): Title: “The Death of Jesus”, Sermon in a Sentence: “The God-forsaken death of Jesus opens access to God for all sinners who come to faith in Him.”