An ever-increasing circle of love

Sermons by Jack Stockdale

Take the Sword

Today’s recording features Psalm 23 recitation by Vicki, testimony by Lael, and sermon by Jack. Jack begins by discussing truth and transparency in light of Ravi Zacharias and his devastating sin. As we continue our Community of Truth series for the year Jack opens by discussing the extreme need in our lives for God’s word to be rooted in our heart and…

To whom have I been sent?

As we approach the end of the book of Luke it is not about the end of a story. It is what the end of the book teaches us about our ultimate end and how that end informs our life today. All four gospels end with Jesus sending us out. Jack challenged us with the question today, “To whom have I been sent?”…

Passionate Panoramic

Today Jack walks through the story of the road to Emmaus, drawing striking parallels to our own hopes today and how God chooses to do things well beyond our own expectations. Notable points: Jesus asked the men, “What things?” God never asks questions to get information. “They crucified Him, but we had hoped…” Jesus explained that the suffering is just as necessary…

Resting in the finished work of Christ

Today Jack finishes up Luke 23, talking about the role of Joseph of Arimathea. Then he draws on the passages of Psalm 22 and the book of 1 Peter, pointing us the Christ’s example through suffering. 1 Peter 2 – 21 For you have been called for this purpose, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you would follow…

The Missing Figure in My Nativity: Toward a more effective Christian life

The Son of God appeared for this purpose, to destroy the works of the devil. – 1 John 3:8 Have you ever seen a snake in a nativity scene at Christmas? In one of his best messages ever, Jack takes us on a timely journey from Christmas to the Cross to Revelations to our present day situation. You don’t want to miss this…