North Avenue Church Podcast
The Unspeakable Privilege of Drawing Near . . . and a Sobering Warning Against Apostasy | Hebrews 10

The Unspeakable Privilege of Drawing Near . . . and a Sobering Warning Against Apostasy | Hebrews 10

August 5, 2020

Mark, Scott, and Fred help us see the glory of trusting Jesus and the horror of rejecting Him as presented in Hebrews 10.

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Three Christlike Examples: Paul, Timothy, & Epaphroditus | Philippians 2:19-30

Three Christlike Examples: Paul, Timothy, & Epaphroditus | Philippians 2:19-30

August 4, 2020

What are we to learn from a travelogue about Paul and his companions? If we will take the time to work carefully through this often neglected passage, we will find that there is much to learn and benefit from here.

(You can watch the full service here.)

Jesus Gives us Access! | Hebrews 9

Jesus Gives us Access! | Hebrews 9

July 28, 2020

Mark, Greg, Scott and Papa Fred walk through the beautiful truths of Hebrews 9 and the access we finally have to God in the New Covenant that was simply not available in the Old.

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The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment | Philippians 4:10-13

The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment | Philippians 4:10-13

July 27, 2020

Scott preached a sermon whose title comes from the excellent book by the Puritan Jeremiah Burroughs. Contentment is unspeakably valuable and yet we do not often work hard, by grace, to seek and find it in our lives. Think how joyful a life if must be to find contentment in the midst of life's trials!

(You can watch the full service here.)

Joseph in Egypt | Genesis 37-50

Joseph in Egypt | Genesis 37-50

July 27, 2020

Greg walks us through the story of Joseph and shows us how God's sovereignty can help free us from bitterness so we can forgive others.

Why Did We Need a New Covenant? | Hebrews 8

Why Did We Need a New Covenant? | Hebrews 8

July 22, 2020

Mark, Scott, and Papa Fred walk through Hebrews 8 to see why it was so important that the Old Covenant be replaced by the New.

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Brights Lights in a Dark Sky | Philippians 2:12-18

Brights Lights in a Dark Sky | Philippians 2:12-18

July 20, 2020

1) Work Out What God Works In

2) Shine by Not Grumbling

3) Be a Joyful Sacrifice

(You may watch the full service here.)

[Sermon title and points adapted from Dennis Johnson and Tony Merida's commentaries.]

Jacob Wrestles with God | Genesis 32

Jacob Wrestles with God | Genesis 32

July 20, 2020

Allen walks us through this powerfuly story.

Understanding the Mystery of Melchizedek | Hebrews 7

Understanding the Mystery of Melchizedek | Hebrews 7

July 15, 2020

Mark and Tyler walked through the primary passages dealing with the mysterious character Melchizedek in the Bible: Genesis 14; Psalm 110; and Hebrews 7. Who is this enigmatic figure and what how does he help us better understand our ultimate Priest-King, the Lord Jesus?

(You can watch the full message here.)

Who is Melchizedek? | Genesis 14 (2016)

Who is Melchizedek? | Genesis 14 (2016)

July 15, 2020

This sermon is from April 24th, 2016.

How can Jesus be both our great High Priest and our King? How can he be both David's son and Lord? What does this mean for our lives? The author of Hebrews says this story is "hard to explain" and that it contains "meat for the mature" not "milk" for infants.

[Mark relied heavily on this excellent message from Don Carson.]