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The Last Fortress (October 12, 2008)

This sermon could have been entitled “The Last Fortress of the Half-Converted Christian” but was not. For many of you who listen to the messages, there yet remains a great work to be done by Jesus, those last vestiges of prides, enmity against God and anything else that separates your heart from Jesus. Jesus wants...

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The Amazing Grace of Jesus Christ (October 14, 2015)

(Note: Since the broadcast on January 7 further told the story of John Newton, we are posting the broadcast from October 14.) Can God save the worst of us? The hymn Amazing Grace that has touched the lives of millions was written by a very unlikely candidate to have embraced the Gospel of Jesus Christ....

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Have You Given Everything into the Hand of Jesus? (Encore)

In our utilitarian society, we think that as long as we make progress, we're okay with Jesus. We must be utterly given to Jesus in all things, if we are to be the bride of Christ. Using the Song of Solomon, Pastor Ray provides an explanation of why this is necessary. Will you allow the Holy...

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Breaking the Lies of Satan (February 24, 2008)

(NOTE: This is an old sermon converted from a CD today, that was somewhat damaged. Given its age, we needed to convert it into a CD size file, hence the file size is much larger than normal but it should still play without any problems.) In this sermon, Pastor Ray lays out the lies that...

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Much More Amazing Grace!

This is a continuation of a prior broadcast from October on the life of John Newton, author of Amazing Grace. Pastor Ray details this brother's struggle and subsequent victory over being half-converted. He initially was transformed to some degree but was unwilling to surrender everything to Jesus. During the time of half-conversion, Newton's depravity is...