Yom Kippur and Jonah Point to Jesus

Sermon by Chad A. Damitz Introduction Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the Jewish year. It is considered the Sabbath of Sabbaths. It represents the atonement of repentance and forgiveness. Once a year, the high priest enters the holy of holies to sprinkle the blood of a bull offered and a goat as atonement... Continue Reading →

Unbroken in a Broken World

Remain unbroken in a broken world. Stay godly in an ungodly world. Remain positive in a negative world. Stay brave in an unbrave world. Remain honest in a dishonest world. Stay hopeful in a hopeless world. Remain friendly in a mean world. Stay faithful in a faithless world. Remain hardworking in a lazy world. Stay... Continue Reading →

Created in the Image of God Sermon

A couple of weeks ago I was picking up my son from daycare. We were waiting at a stoplight on the intersection of 41 and Fowler Street near Page field. There was a gentleman in his mid-30s on a bike getting ready to cross this busy intersection. I was getting nervous for him because you... Continue Reading →

Born Again by the Living Word of God

"Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you." - James 1:21 There is a good friend of mine who made this simple yet profound statement: "Either the Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep... Continue Reading →

The Most Important Question Ever Asked

What’s the kindest deed or action a stranger has done for you? Not your family, friend, or co-worker. What’s the kindest deed a stranger has done for you? I want you to think about that for a moment.  When I was a sophomore at the University of Indianapolis, I lived in a rental house about... Continue Reading →

Did the Sabbath Change from Saturday to Sunday for Christians?

Did the Sabbath change for Christians? A typical response from an evangelical might be: "Yes, the old covenant Sabbath on Saturday was an ordinance of the old creation. Sunday, which is the Lord's Day, is the Sabbath of the new creation because Jesus rose from the dead." Is this biblical? Are there any passages from... Continue Reading →

God’s Law and Grace Are Harmonious

"To separate God's law from grace is to misapply both law and grace." Everyone who sins breaks the law; in fact, sin is lawlessness (1 John 3:4). For all have sinned and stand condemned before God (Rom. 3:23). The wages of sin is death (Rom. 6:23). Thus, all deserve God's wrath for breaking His law.... Continue Reading →

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