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Jared Smith, Sermons

AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“The Prince Of Peace”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Highlighting the three main parts of Isaiah’s prophecy concerning the Messiah, as recorded in Isaiah 9:6
• Providing a definition of “prince” and “peace”
• Explaining how Christ is the Prince (or Captain) of the sinner’s health and welfare
• Showing how the covenant of grace is often called a covenant of peace
• Linking the covenant of peace in Ezekiel 37:26, with the covenant of peace in Hebrews 13:20,21
• Exploring the four passages where this Greek term translated “prince” appears in the New Testament
• Providing a comprehensive overview on the doctrine of the “Prince of Peace”, by comparing and contrasting these four passages—Acts 3:12-15; Acts 5:29-32; Hebrews 2:9,10; Hebrews 12:1,2

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Sermon—“I Need The Affirmation Of Thy Love, O Lord”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Providing an overview of the Apostle Paul’s three evangelistic campaigns against the backdrop of a geographical timeline
• Tracing the time and location around which the events of Acts 14:20-22 occurred
• Highlighting the term “confirmed”, providing a definition for the Greek term and the number of time it appears in the New Testament
• Tracing the time and location around which the events of Acts 15:30-35 occurred
• Tracing the time and location around which the events of Acts 15:36-41 occurred
• Tracing the time and location around which the events of Acts 18:18-23 occurred
• Tying together these four texts, by comparing and contrasting the way in which the term “confirmed” is used in each passage
• Drawing from these texts an application for today—there is not a more pressing need among believers, than for the Lord to affirm His everlasting love to their hearts
• Highlighting four ways that a believer may receive the affirmation of God’s love on a daily and weekly basis

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Sermon—“A Kingdom Which Cannot Be Moved”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Highlighting the seven parts of Hebrews 12:28,29
• Using the framework of sovereign grace, identifying five separate kingdoms and showing which kingdom is referred to in the text
• Explaining how this kingdom cannot be moved
• Showing who are the recipients of this kingdom
• Explaining how the recipients of this kingdom are to have grace
• Explaining what it means for the recipients of this kingdom to serve God acceptably with reverence and fear
• Explaining how the recipients of this kingdom are blessed by God who is a consuming fire

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Sermon—“How Do I Share The Gospel—The Motive”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Reviewing the four main branches of sharing the gospel
• Highlighting several ways many preachers attempt to motivate believers to share the gospel
• Turning to the text, providing a definition for the terms “sanctify” and “heart”
• Explaining how the TriUne Jehovah sanctifies His people unto Himself
• Explaining how the regenerate sinner sanctifies the Lord God in his/her heart
• As the Lord God has set His affections upon you, so you should set your affections upon Him
• As the Lord God pursues you and has procured for you all gospel blessings, so you should pursue Him and present yourself a living sacrifice
• As the Lord God has endeared Himself to you, so you should endear yourself to Him
• As the Lord God has honored you as a vessel of honor, mercy, gold and silver, so you should honor Him as the King of your life
• Explaining how sanctifying the Lord God in one’s heart rightly motivates the regenerate sinner to share the gospel

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Sermon—“God’s Will For Your Life”

This sermon was recorded during a tropical storm, which accounts for the background noise.

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
Exploring the will of God for His regenerate people, as it relates to the practicalities of life, according to the threefold view of life depicted by the Apostle Paul in Colossians 3:1-4
I. The Life That Was—“For ye are dead,” (3a)
II. The Life That Now Is (1,2,3b)
1. Its Essence—“and your life is hid with Christ in God.” (3b)
2. Its Evidence—“If ye then be risen with Christ,” (1a)
(1) Seeking After Christ—“seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.” (1b)
(2) Setting Affections On Christ—“Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.” (2)
III. The Life That Will Be—“When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.” (4)

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Sermon—“How Should I Share The Gospel—The Method”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Reviewing the four main branches of sharing the gospel
• Distinguishing between evangelizing and proselyting
• Highlighting several tactics and gimmicks employed by proselyters
• Highlighting the twofold methodology of evangelism emphasized by the Apostle Peter—meekness and fear
• Identifying the object of meekness and fear
• Examining the meaning of meekness and fear
• Exploring the relationship between meekness and fear
• Meekness and fear protect the hearers and the message of your gospel witness
• Meekness and fear prevent debates and arrogance in your gospel witness
• Meekness and fear promote truth and love through your gospel witness

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Sermon—“Paul’s Farewell Blessing”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Reviewing the subject and theme of Newton’s hymn, “May The Grace Of Christ, Our Savior”
• Aligning Newton’s hymn with the teachings of Paul in 2 Corinthians 13:11-14
• Expounding verse 14, as it relates to the gracious covenant between the three Persons of the Godhead
• Expounding verses 11-13, as it relates to the church covenant between the baptized believers of the congregation
• Verse 11, the first obligation as church members—be in harmony with one another
• Verses 12,13, the second obligation as church members—be hospitable to one another

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Sermon—“How Should I Share The Gospel—The Timing And The Recipients”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Reviewing the four main branches of sharing the gospel
• Explaining why Peter restricts the gospel to those who ask
• Admonishing the believer to exercise good judgment while living in an unfree society
• Supporting this counsel with the teachings of God’s Word—Ecc 3; Prov 9,17,23; Matt 7,10; 1 Pet 3

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Sermon—“May The Grace Of Christ, Our Savior”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Highlighting the subject and theme of the hymn—Covenant Blessings, the assurance and joy of the covenant blessings of God and His church
• Explaining the meaning and significance of a covenant
• Showing how the covenant of works, covenant of grace and a church covenant fit together according to the framework of sovereign grace
• Expounding the two stanzas of Newton’s hymn
• Stanza 1: The Gracious Covenant
• Stanza 2: The Church Covenant
• Showing how Paul’s farewell blessing in 2 Corinthians 13 aligns with Newton’s hymn

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Sermon—“How Do I Share The Gospel: Get The Message Right”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Reviewing the context of 1 Peter 3:13-17
• Reviewing the four main branches of sharing the gospel
• Highlighting the four main features of getting the gospel message right
• First, the message of the gospel is identified as “the hope that is in you”
• Second, you should be able to explain “the hope that is in you”—“to give an answer”
• Third, you should always be ready to give a comprehensive answer of “the hope that is in you—”Be ready always”
• Fourth, you don’t have to always give a comprehensive answer for “the hope that is in you”—“[of] a reason”

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