Discipleship

Matthew 10:32-39 In 1519, Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes landed in Mexico and began his conquest of the Aztec Empire. The first order he gave on this new land was, “Burn the boats!” Cortes wanted his men to know there was no retreat—they must be fully committed to the conquest. Le
Continue Reading →

The Imperatives of Holiness

Matthew 7:22-27 Justification is the judicial act whereby God declares a believing sinner to be righteous. Sanctification flows out of this as a believing sinner is transformed in holiness. God will not declare a person righteous without also making him righteous. These are both essen
Continue Reading →

The Plot Against Daniel

Daniel 6 Lions were quite common in the ancient Middle East.  Because of their majesty and fearlessness they have been called “The King of the Beasts” for millennia.  They have been depicted on ancient tiles, their carved marble likenesses have adorned king’s thrones.  Sometimes they
Continue Reading →

Sexual Purity

I Corinthians 6:12-20 The city of Corinth was much like Denver or Los Angeles or any other place in the western world that has abandoned God’s Word and replaced it with a man-centered philosophy.  Then, and now, sexual laxity was widespread.  In both Roman and Greek cultures the philo
Continue Reading →

Descriptions of a Devoted Minister

1 Corinthians 4:6-13 A time tested teaching method is to take a student from what they know to what they don’t know.  It is moving from the simple to the more complex, a building process.  Jesus used this method often by describing something familiar such as a grape vine, then moving
Continue Reading →

Fulfilling our Potential through Spiritual Development Part 2

We have already considered the priority of biblical change. With the foundation in place,  let’s look at the building blocks by considering the person and the process of that change. Essentially, how does change happen? The Person of Biblical Change We previously looked at Philippians
Continue Reading →

Fulfilling our Potential through Spiritual Development Part 1

It’s easy to see the “big picture” when viewing a topographical map. You can put things into perspective related to where you are. The mountain ranges, passes, highways, and water features are all visible aspects of the terrain. This is particularly helpful if you are planning a journ
Continue Reading →

How Christians are to Walk in a Pagan World

Since the apostle Paul ministered in a culture heavily influenced by the Greeks, he frequently used physical, athletic metaphors in describing the Christian life. Whether walking (Eph. 4:1), running (1 Cor. 9:24), or fighting (1 Tim. 6:12), each word picture helps us understand some a
Continue Reading →

The Triumphal Entry – Sermon Recap from 11-11-2012 – Les Heinze

This sermon was preached at Red Rocks Baptist Church (14711 W. Morrison Rd. Morrison, CO 80465) on Nov. 11, 2012 by Pastor Les Heinze. These notes are provided as a recap and for further study into the message from God’s Word. Please feel free to listen/download the entire audio sermo
Continue Reading →

Guidelines for Measuring Greatness – Sermon Recap from 09-30-2012 – Les Heinze

This sermon was preached at Red Rocks Baptist Church (14711 W. Morrison Rd. Morrison, CO 80465) on Sep. 30, 2012 by Pastor Les Heinze.  These notes are provided as a recap and for further study into the message from God’s Word. Please feel free to listen/download the entire audio serm
Continue Reading →