Posts by Scott Roberts

Posts by Scott Roberts

Growing in Fellowship with God POHFW

Preparing our Hearts to Worship In an effort to help you prepare for the September 24, 2017, Sunday morning corporate worship gathering and to aid you in your own reflections on the Epistle of 1st John. I wanted to pose a few questions and provide a few resources to prayerfully consider over the coming days. Our sermon is entitled, “Growing in Fellowship with God and…

How to make decisions…

Diagnostic Decision Making Posted: 24 Aug 2017 05:47 AM PDT Not being sure how to decide between two or more legitimate life options is a common human experience. It is part of what it means to be a finite creature in a finite world mysteriously governed by the infinite God. Whether it is a student trying to discern what college to attend, a young man trying to know which…

Preparing our Hearts to Worship

In an effort to help you prepare for the September 17, 2017, Sunday morning corporate worship gathering and to aid you in your own reflections on the Epistle of 1st John. I wanted to pose a few questions and provide a few resources to prayerfully consider over the coming days. Our sermon is entitled, “When we encounter Jesus…”. The main Scripture for the day is 1…

Are you ready to face the lions?

Read these devotionals from Extreme Devotion. September 04: Extreme Allegiance ROMANIA: PASTOR RICHARD WURMBRAND Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in Christ. 2 Corinthians 1:21 The twelve students stood with their pastor along the fence. On the other side was a large ditch, beyond which was an opening to a manmade cave. A large lion paced back and forth…

What is the Gospel? POHFW

Preparing our Hearts to Worship In an effort to help you prepare for the September 3, 2017, Sunday morning corporate worship gathering and to aid you in your own reflections on the The Gospel. I wanted to pose a few questions and provide a few resources to prayerfully consider over the coming days. Our sermon is entitled, “What is The Gospel?”. The main Scripture for the…

Beware how you walk POHFW

Preparing our Hearts to Worship   In an effort to help you prepare for the August 20th, 2017, Sunday morning corporate worship gathering and to aid you in your own reflections on the Life of Elijah. I wanted to pose a few questions and provide a few resources to prayerfully consider over the coming days. Our sermon is entitled, “Beware how you walk?”. The main…

A thought on glorifying God

“We glorify God when we show the world the goodness of his attributes and the goodness of his gospel, including our unity in Christ.”   Vanhoozer, Kevin. Biblical Authority After Babel: Retrieving the Solas in the Spirit of Mere Protestant Christianity (Brazos Press: Grand Rapids, MI, 2016). 180.

Rules and outcomes for Theological debate

Theological debate is a necessary part of the the church’s existence, unfortunately not every debate is useful, nor carried on with the right motives.  John Webster provides 4 purposes for which a theological debate must aim: “Theological debate must (1) be within the communion of saints and have as its aim the furtherance of communion; (2) magnify the truth of the…

To whom will you turn? POHFW

Preparing our Hearts to Worship   In an effort to help you prepare for the August 13th, 2017, Sunday morning corporate worship gathering and to aid you in your own reflections on the Life of Elijah. I wanted to pose a few questions and provide a few resources to prayerfully consider over the coming days. Our sermon is entitled, “To whom will you turn?”. The main…