Elijah brought the word of the Lord during a time in history that is like ours in many ways. The society into which he spoke was a godless and idol-worshiping society that was heading for God’s judgment. But as long as God is calling people to repentance there is hope. This series will consider the message that Elijah brought in the light of its fulfillment in Jesus Christ.
The Ten Commandments are a summary of God’s will for our lives as followers of Jesus Christ. In this series of sermons, they are/will be expounded in the light of the good news in Jesus Christ that believers are not saved by obedience but unto obedience which is the abundant life that Jesus came to give.
Ecclesiastes is part of the wisdom literature of the Bible. In particular, it deals with a number of conundrums of life “under the sun.” Its purpose is to help us to live joyful and meaningful lives in spite of the fact that we live in a fallen world.
This series of sermons on the Westminster Confession of Faith is part of the doctrinal teaching at Riverside Church. Each month one chapter of the Confession is studied.