North Avenue Church Podcast
Head Coverings, Hairstyles, and Headship | 1 Corinthians 11:1-16

Head Coverings, Hairstyles, and Headship | 1 Corinthians 11:1-16

October 16, 2019

We spent an hour walking through one of the most difficult passages in the New Testament tonight. Believe it or not, this strange and perplexing passage really does have application to our churches today.

Passover: Saved by the Blood of the Lamb | Exodus 12:1-28

Passover: Saved by the Blood of the Lamb | Exodus 12:1-28

October 14, 2019

Many Christians are familiar with Passover but can easily overlook the details of what happened and why. This event powerfully points forward to Jesus, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!

True and False Wisdom | James 3:13-18

True and False Wisdom | James 3:13-18

October 13, 2019

Jerry, Mark, and Tyler walked through this brief but dense passage where we see the difference between the "wisdom from above" and false claim to wisdom that is actually worldly.

Why the Death of the Firstborn? | Exodus 11

Why the Death of the Firstborn? | Exodus 11

October 7, 2019

This passage took us into some deep and weighty places concerning God's sovereignty over Pharaoh's heart and the severity of the last plague.

The Power of the Tongue | James 3:1-12

The Power of the Tongue | James 3:1-12

October 7, 2019

Jerry, Fred, Mark and Bob McAndrew helped us better understand the dangers James warns us about regarding the words that come from our tongues.

[Mark wanted to correct a comment he made: In the New Testament both James 3:9 and 1 Corinthians 11:7 mention man being made in God's image.]

Does James Contradict Paul? | James 2:14-26

Does James Contradict Paul? | James 2:14-26

September 30, 2019

James and Paul seem to directly contradict themselves on the topic of justification. However, if we take a closer look we can see that they actually are in great harmony.

Heart of Darkness | Exodus 10:21-29

Heart of Darkness | Exodus 10:21-29

September 30, 2019

The plague of darkness picks up on a theme that runs all throughout Scripture: Are we living in the kingdom of darkness or the kingdom of light?

[Mark borrowed the title and opening illustration of this message from Phil Ryken's excellent commentary.]

Caitlin’s Testimony & Baptism

Caitlin’s Testimony & Baptism

September 30, 2019

Mark tells Caitlin's wonderful conversion story and Jerry leads us in prayer.

Fighting Favoritism | James 2:1-13

Fighting Favoritism | James 2:1-13

September 22, 2019

We all struggle with the ugly sin of showing partiality. We take a look at what is going on under the surface in these moments and how we can fight by God's grace to change.

That Your Children May Know | Exodus 10:1-20

That Your Children May Know | Exodus 10:1-20

September 22, 2019

Plague 8 is the plague of locusts. Here in this passage we get a purpose statement for the plagues that is different from the earlier ones. We already saw that God is doing this so that the nations may know. Now we are told it is that our children may know.