Sermons by Sean Whitenack

“The Fiery Furnace: Standing with God No Matter the Consequence”

Daniel 3 English Standard Version (ESV) Nebuchadnezzar’s Golden Image 3 King Nebuchadnezzar made an image of gold, whose height was sixty cubits and its breadth six cubits. He set it up on the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon. 2 Then King Nebuchadnezzar sent to gather the satraps, the prefects, and the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the justices, the magistrates,…

“God’s Word and a King’s Trouble”

Daniel 2 (ESV) Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream 2 In the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his spirit was troubled, and his sleep left him. 2 Then the king commanded that the magicians, the enchanters, the sorcerers, and the Chaldeans be summoned to tell the king his dreams. So they came in and stood before the king. 3 And the king said to them, “I had…

“The Church for All Ages: In the World, not of the World”

Greeting 1 Peter 1:1-2 English Standard Version (ESV) 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

“The Joy of Being Still”

Psalm 46 (ESV) God Is Our Fortress To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth.[a A Song. 46 God is our refuge and strength,    a very present[b help in trouble.2 Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way,    though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea,3 though its waters roar and foam,    though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah 4 There is a river whose…

“Joy to the World!”

Psalm 96 (NKJV) A Song of Praise to God Coming in Judgment 96 Oh, sing to the Lord a new song!Sing to the Lord, all the earth.2 Sing to the Lord, bless His name;Proclaim the good news of His salvation from day to day.3 Declare His glory among the [anations,His wonders among all peoples. 4 For the Lord is great and greatly to be praised;He is to be feared above all gods.5 For all…

“He Emptied Himself”

Philippians 2:1-11 (ESV) Christ’s Example of Humility 2 So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, 2 complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. 3 Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than…

“Jesus and the Hypocrites”

Mark 7:1-13 (ESV) Traditions and Commandments 7 Now when the Pharisees gathered to him, with some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem, 2 they saw that some of his disciples ate with hands that were defiled, that is, unwashed. 3 (For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they wash their hands properly, holding to the tradition of the elders, 4 and when…

“The Lord is My Shepherd: A Foundation for Hope”

Psalm 23 (ESV) The Lord Is My Shepherd A Psalm of David. 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2     He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. 3     He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness     for his name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,     I will fear no evil, for you are with…

“The Ideal Team Player”

Romans 12:3-21 (ESV) Gifts of Grace 3 For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned. 4 For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all…