Why Christ Came to Die

The Passion of Christ

The Rising of the Un-Risen in the Rising of Christ

March 31, 2024 • Rich Millhouse • 1 Corinthians 15:1–10

The resurrection of Christ is inseparable from His work on the cross and is a foundational truth of the gospel. Watch and understand Paul's concern for the Corinthians to know Christ is really risen and to understand why Christ rose from the dead. You are not just saved from something, but you are also saved for something.

To get rid of Death

March 24, 2024 • Jeremy Merillat • Matthew 21:1–10

Christ's rescue mission to ransom us highlights his great love for us.

To Ransom Us

March 17, 2024 • Rich Millhouse • Mark 10:45

Christ's rescue mission to ransom us highlights his great love for us. This sermon explores three essential questions. What is a ransom, Why do we need it and How do we get it? In the end the pathway to ransom is link to an important question put to both the disciples and the blind Bartimaeus, "What do you want me to do for you?"

To Adopt Us

March 10, 2024 • Rich Millhouse • Galatians 4:1–7

This message addresses the crucial questions of who is part of the family of God and how this spiritual adoption works. It explores the challenges faced by the Galatians and how Paul addresses doubts about belonging. The threefold journey—waiting for adoption, the way to adoption, and the windfall of adoption—reveals the richness of God's plan. Listen for a deep dive into the transformative grace of adoption and its practical implications in our lives.

To Cancel a Debt

March 3, 2024 • Rich Millhouse • Colossians 2:13–14

This message unravels the profound reason behind Christ's sacrificial death—to cancel a debt. The sermon unfolds in three powerful themes: Debt Destroys Us, Forgiveness Frees Us, and Forgiven People Forgive. Drawing parallels between financial and spiritual debt, the message navigates through the consequences of living outside God's law, emphasizing the transformative power of God's forgiveness.

To Become the Eternal High Priest

February 25, 2024 • Jeremy Merillat • Hebrews 7:23–28

Christ died to bring the Old Testament Priesthood to an end and become the eternal high priest. Adam and Eve, Nadab and Abihu all failed in their roles because they wanted to be God. The role of the priests was to help people draw near to God. With Christ as your priest, how do you draw near to God?