Sermons by Dr. Craig Dale (Page 3)

Sermons by Dr. Craig Dale (Page 3)

The Glory of Christ

Sermon #3 in the series “Lessons from the Upper Room” – “Sermon Title: The Remedy for Troubled Hearts” Scripture: John 14:1-14. Sermon In a Sentence: “To have untroubled hearts, we must trust Jesus because His word is true, He is the only way to the Father, and He makes the Father known.”

Judas the Betrayer

Sermon #2 in the series “Lessons from the Upper Room” – “Sermon Title: Judas the Betrayer” Scripture: John 13:18-30. Sermon In a Sentence: “Judas’ act of betrayal is both a warning to not confuse Christian activity, having a Christian reputation, or exposure to Christian doctrine with an actual relationship with Christ, and an invitation to receive Christ’s love and gift of eternal life through faith in His atoning sacrifice.”

Jesus Washes His Disciples’ Feet

Sermon #1 in the series “Lessons from the Upper Room” – “Sermon Title: Jesus Washes His Disciples’ Feet Scripture: John 13:1-17. Sermon In a Sentence: “Because the Lord Jesus loved us to the end by serving us through His self-sacrifice, our only hope is to receive His love and live a life of selfless service and purposeful sacrifice for the sake of the gospel.”

Pressing Forward While Standing Firm!

Sermon Title: Pressing Forward While Standing Firm! Scripture: Philippians 3:12-4:1. Sermon In a Sentence: “Becoming spiritually mature demands standing firm in the Lord while also pressing forward in your commitment to become more and more like Christ.”

The Resurrected Jesus Brings Hope!

Sermon Series: Easter Sunday 2020 Sermon Title: The Resurrected Jesus Brings Hope! Scripture: John 20:11-18. Sermon In a Sentence: “Easter Sunday is a day of rejoicing because the resurrected Jesus brings hope – both now and forever!”

The Passionate Love of Jesus

Sermon Series: Palm Sunday 2020 Sermon Title: The Passionate Love of Jesus Scripture: Luke 19:41-46, 22:14-20. Sermon In a Sentence: “It is only through the passionate love of Jesus who weeps over sinners, brings conviction to our hearts, and sacrifices Himself in our place that we can be saved and made right with God.”

Following Jesus, the Light of the World, pt.2

Sermon #9 in Sermon Series: Follow Me! Sermon Title: Following Jesus, the Light of the World, pt.2 Scripture: Matthew 5:14-16. Sermon In a Sentence: “Following Jesus necessitates reflecting His light to the world and setting an example worth following so that He may be glorified through you.”

Following Jesus, the Light of the World

Sermon #8 in Sermon Series: Follow Me! Sermon Title: Following Jesus, the Light of the World. Scripture: John 8:12. Sermon In a Sentence: “Those who are lost and living in a dark world must turn to and follow Jesus, the only source of true light.”

The Rewards of Following Jesus, pt.3

Sermon #7 in Sermon Series: Follow Me! Sermon Title: The Rewards of Following Jesus, pt.3. Scripture: John 21-1-22. Sermon In a Sentence: “Though you may have failed miserably, when you look only to Jesus and follow Him, you can be forgiven and have the focus of your life and your fellowship with Him restored.”

The Rewards of Following Jesus, pt.2

Sermon #6 in Sermon Series: Follow Me! Sermon Title: The Rewards of Following Jesus, pt.2. Scripture: John 14:1-6. Sermon In a Sentence: “Even in troubled times, those who trust in and follow Jesus can experience peace because of the assurance that He is preparing their heavenly home, promises to return and receive them to Himself, and reconciles them with the Father exclusively by His work of redemption.”

The Rewards of Following Jesus, pt.1

Sermon #5 in Sermon Series: Follow Me! Sermon Title: The Rewards of Following Jesus, pt.1. Scripture: Mark 10:23-31. Sermon In a Sentence: “Any sacrifices made to follow Christ will pale in comparison to the rewards of eternal life.”

The Demands of Following Jesus, pt.3

Sermon #4 in Sermon Series: Follow Me! Sermon Title: The Demands of Following Jesus, pt.3. Scripture: Mark 16:24-27. Sermon In a Sentence: ” Following Jesus demands that we be willing to let go of anything that would dethrone Him from His rightful position as Savior and Lord.”

The Demands of Following Jesus, pt.2

Sermon #3 in Sermon Series: Follow Me! Sermon Title: The Demands of Following Jesus, pt.2. Scripture: Matthew 16:24-27. Sermon In a Sentence: “To follow Jesus, we must be willing to give ourselves up to God and die to a life centered on this world, knowing that all the temporal things we lose will be replaced by the infinitely greater and eternal rewards of heaven and the joy of forever being with our Savior.”

The Demands of Following Jesus, pt.1

Sermon #2 in Sermon Series: Follow Me! Sermon Title: The Demands of Following Jesus, pt.1. Scripture: Matthew 4:12-22; 9:9. Sermon In a Sentence: “The call to follow Jesus demands total commitment and that His kingdom be the top priority of your life.”

The Call to Follow Jesus

Sermon #1 in Sermon Series: Follow Me! Sermon Title: The Call to Follow Jesus. Scripture: Matthew 4:12-22; 9:9. Sermon In a Sentence: “The call to follow Jesus requires sinners and outcasts like you and me to respond in faith by repenting of our sins and obediently surrendering everything to His Lordship.”

The Bread of Life

Sermon Title: The Bread of Life. Scripture: John 6:22-35. Sermon In a Sentence: “As the Bread of Life, Jesus is the eternal and limitless supply of whole food for beggars like you and me.”

Off with the Old, on with the New

Sermon Title: Off with the Old, on with the New. Scripture: Luke 2:21-35. Sermon In a Sentence: “Believers are called to leave behind the lifestyle we led prior to faith in Christ and to allow the Holy Spirit to change our thinking and conform our lifestyle to our new identity.”

Simeon’s Song of Salvation

Sermon Title: Simeon’s Song of Salvation. Scripture: Luke 2:21-35. Sermon In a Sentence: “As the long-awaited Messiah who was born to die, Jesus Christ is humanity’s only hope of salvation.”

The Love of Christmas

Series Title: Advent 2019. Sermon #4 Sermon Title: The Joy of Christmas. Scripture: Luke 2:1-20. Sermon In a Sentence: “The love of Christmas is truly celebrated when we come to appreciate the profound theological implications of the Savior’s birth, when we stand amazed at His loving sacrifice for our sins, and when we respond in faith and obedience to the love we have been shown.”

The Peace of Christmas

Series Title: Advent 2019. Sermon Title: The Peace of Christmas. Scripture: Psalm 85. Sermon In a Sentence: “Christmas reminds us that Christ came to secure our peace through His death and resurrection, that we can live at peace in the present despite our struggles and circumstances, and that He has given us hope for lasting peace in the future.”