Riverside CRC Sermons
By Riverside Christian Reformed Church
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Sundays at 10:15am. Every week, I pray that we see the beauty of the Gospel in a new way; one that challenges and strengthens us. And that every person finds their faith built up once again, that they might go out into their week assured of the promises of God and eager to live for Him. - Pastor Ben
||CleanYour Enemy||For those of you who dont know, our church was vandalized last week. Your enemy is real. You don’t get to claim childhood of God if you are not loving them the way He does.||7/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrue Freedom||Freedom - free from the power of another, national, individual freedom. As Christians - are those definitions of freedom our definitions?||7/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Cross||The cross is a hard part of following Jesus. Having salvation means denying of your own heart in favor of God’s heart.||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Sabbath||The Hard Sayings of Jesus: The Sabbath Mark 2:23-28||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOrganized Religion and What to Do With It||Organized religion - the hope of the shepherd is to save and seek the lost, and discipline the flock - after all, a redeemed sheep is still a sheep.||5/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCadets Sunday – God Seeking Us||God Seeking Us - like a good shepherd who takes care of his flock. The vision of God’s grand salvation story is all here in this chapter about sheep.||5/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGems Sunday – In His Steps||If we claim to follow in His steps - This is how we know we are in him: Whoever claims to live in him must walk as Jesus walked.||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBiblical Sexuality and What to Do With It||Biblical sexuality and Biblical morality will never be meaningful to anyone unless they first know that they matter to God.||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHell and What to Do With It||Hell is real. It is the compassionately uncomfortable reality for those outside of Christ - to those who wish that all would be saved. But what is it really?||4/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEarly Genesis and What to Do With It||Early Genesis and What to Do With It. The who, what, and why of early Genesis far outweighs the how and when. It’s the lens we use to view the rest of scripture.||4/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Solid, relevant, Bible teaching and training
Curiosity and a Sunday spent overseas on a business trip in Singapore brought me to this podcast. Pastor Ben's preaching is biblically solid and well articulated. It is passionate yet coherent. It is directed at what we are here to do: reach the lost. We are the evidence of God's redemption on this earth and the world needs us. Imperfect, soiled and broken, we've been saved and others need to hear about it. Pastor Ben reminded me about it today. I'll be back.
A rare gem of brilliant teaching
A friend of mine attends Riverside and encouraged me to listen to the podcast, as I am always on the look out for sound, truthful, intelligent teachings on the Bible. This podcast is exactly that. Pastor Ben's teachings bring the Bible to life as he gives an historically accurate picture of how the text was heard to the original audience. You hear the text as the original audience would have heard it, which brings a new life to the text. Then he skillfully brings these lessons to today and what it means for our community life. It's exegetical teaching at its finest. Truly and sadly, quality, life-giving teachings like these are often a rare find in the Christian community today. I have recommended this podcast to my friends and I highly recommend it to you as well.
Warnings, Wonders and a Tasty Cup of Tea
Quite literally I stumbled upon Pastor Ben Browneye's podcast - to say I am grateful for his teaching is an understatement. The Lord does direct in mysterious ways, right! I am refreshed by his reverence for the Word of God, his compassion for the Lord's sheep to know truth, and as a wounded soul (all of us can say "Amen" to that fact) I feel the Lord's promise to this little girl (I'm 58:), "A bruised reed He will not harm." Do yourself a favor, grab a hot cup of tea, a tasty snack and let Pastor Ben guide you into God's truth and not man's traditions! So if you're looking for an inspirational message sprinkled with a little bit of scripture you're at the wrong podcast. That is not how he rolls! He intends to educate as Jesus educated. Warnings and wonders from the Father's heart --- the full gospel is at your fingertips when you click on his sermons. Take your warm up of tea to your lips and let the aroma of God's Word settle around you as you take a listen to Pastor Ben. And can I say one last thing to his flock - THANK YOU for sharing your pastor with this little girl living in Missouri! Thank you from my whole heart! - Laura