North Avenue Church Podcast
The Love of Christ Controls Us | 2 Corinthians 5:11-15

The Love of Christ Controls Us | 2 Corinthians 5:11-15

April 25, 2020

Jerry, Greg and Mark talk about how the gospel should motivate our behavior as believers.

Understanding Final Judgment | 2 Corinthians 5:10

Understanding Final Judgment | 2 Corinthians 5:10

April 23, 2020

Jerry, Greg, and Mark help us think through what Scripture teaches about final judgment and what role our works play in it.

For All Who Feel Afraid & Alone: “Taste and See that the Lord is Good!” | Psalm 34

For All Who Feel Afraid & Alone: “Taste and See that the Lord is Good!” | Psalm 34

April 19, 2020

Psalm 34 was written by David after he had nearly been killed by a pagan king and perhaps soon after he was completely alone in the cave of Adullam. This is an appropriate Psalm to meditate on in the midst of our time of social distancing! David either was (or had recently been) completely alone, afraid, and in danger; yet the Lord delivered him! What would David say to us in our time of semi-quarantine?

[For a behind-the-scenes look at the sources used for these sermons on the Psalms and how they influenced each message, see this blog post.]

Entire Service Audio: Third Sunday Online (4/19/20)

Entire Service Audio: Third Sunday Online (4/19/20)

April 19, 2020

Today the Webster's led us in song, Jerry led us in congregational prayer from Psalm 46, and Mark preached on Psalm 34.

Reading of Psalm 34 begins at: 3:20

'Jerusalem' begins at: 7:10

Congregational prayer in Psalm 46 begins at: 11:40

'Great is Thy Faithfulness' begins at: 21:45

The sermon on Psalm 34 begins at: 25:10

'O Lord, My Rock and My Redeemer' begins at: 1:06:10

Does Psalm 22 Really Say, “They Have Pierced My Hands and Feet”? (13 mins)

Does Psalm 22 Really Say, “They Have Pierced My Hands and Feet”? (13 mins)

April 14, 2020

Honestly, very little is at stake for Christians in this debate, yet it is still worth investigating. And we really do think the answer to the question is, Yes!

EASTER: My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me? | Psalm 22

EASTER: My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me? | Psalm 22

April 12, 2020

For Easter we looked at a prophecy of the Messiah's death that was written centuries before Jesus was crucified or even born. The detail of this prophecy is simply staggering. It is a suffering Savior that suffering sinners need.

[For a behind-the-scenes look at the sources used for these sermons on the Psalms and how they influenced each message, see this blog post.]

EASTER 2020: Audio of Entire Online Service

EASTER 2020: Audio of Entire Online Service

April 12, 2020

We had our entire church 'meet' digitally through Zoom for our Easter service today. As strange as it is to not be together in the same place physically, it doesn't change the fact that the Tomb is empty and there is Good News to tell!

Reading of Psalm 22 begins at: 1:00

'His Mercy is More' begins at: 7:15

Congregational prayer begins at: 10:45

'All I Have is Christ' begins at: 20:45

The sermon begins at: 24:30

'In Christ Alone' begins at: 59:10

Entire Service Audio: First Sunday Online (4/5/20)

Entire Service Audio: First Sunday Online (4/5/20)

April 9, 2020

Thanks to Zoom we were able to 'meet' for the first time digitally as a church! We got to hear briefly from all five of our elders, sing together, and get an update from Ansley and Taylor after their time serving the Lord overseas during the last year.

Mark shares: 0:00 | Jerry shares: 6:10 | Scott shares: 13:30

We sing 'Ancient of Days': 20:00 | Allen shares: 25:20

We sing 'It Is Well': 32:30 | Greg shares: 38:00

We sing 'I Have a Peace': 45:40 

Away from the Body, at Home with the Lord | 2 Corinthians 5:1-10

Away from the Body, at Home with the Lord | 2 Corinthians 5:1-10

April 5, 2020

Jerry, Greg, and Mark helped us think through this comforting passage about spiritual growth in light suffering, death, the intermediate state with Christ, and the final resurrection.

This Light Momentary Affliction | 2 Corinthians 4

This Light Momentary Affliction | 2 Corinthians 4

March 29, 2020

Jerry, Scott, and Mark help walk us through this packed fourth chapter of 2 Corinthians. Jerry helps us see how the afflictions of this life are "light and momentary" compared to eternity.