Venice church of Christ Sermons: 2020s

Preach the message, be ready whether it is convenient or not, reprove, rebuke, exhort with complete patience and instruction (2 Timothy 4:2).

The following represents the archive of sermons preached before the Venice church of Christ from 2020 through the present. We welcome you to subscribe to our podcast!


January and February 2020: Romans 8:1-39: A Most Encouraging Chapter


01.05 | No Condemnation | Romans 8:1-11
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01.12 | Adoption and Redemption | Romans 8:12-23
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01.19 | Our Hope | Romans 8:24-30
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01.26 | Righteousness | Righteousness
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02.02 | God’s Love | Romans 8:31-39
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02.16 | We Are the Ones For Whom We Have Been Waiting
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02.23 | Love | Righteousness
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March 2020: Association in the Faith


03.01 | Seeking Biblical Unity
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03.08 | Defining Our Spiritual Association
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03.15 | Seeking Autonomy
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03.22 | Humility | Righteousness
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03.29 | The Day of YHWH
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April and May 2020: Jesus’ Parables


04.05 | The Rich Man and Lazarus | Luke 16:19-31
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04.12 | The Parable of the Persistent Widow | Luke 18:1-8
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04.19 | The Parable of the Two Sons | Matthew 21:28-32
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04.26 | Rejoice! | Righteousness
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05.03 | The Parable of the Ten Virgins | Matthew 25:1-13
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05.10 | The Parable of the Talents | Matthew 25:14-30
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05.17 | Judgment Before the Throne of Glory | Matthew 25:31-46
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05.24 | Peace | Righteousness
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05.31 | The Question You Must Answer | Gerald Johnson
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June and July 2020: Trust in Difficult Times


06.07 | Security Amidst the Tempest
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06.14 | Knowledge and Trust
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06.21 | To Whom Are You Listening?
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06.28 | Patience | Righteousness
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07.05 | Conspiracy! | Isaiah 8:11-15
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07.12 | Elijah’s Flight | 1 Kings 19:1-18
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07.19 | Do You Trust in God?
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07.26 | Kindness | Righteousness
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August and September 2020: Thoughts on Evangelism


08.02 | Preaching the Gospel
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08.09 | The Work of Evangelism
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08.16 | Ministry
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08.23 | Goodness | Righteousness
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08.30 | Patience in a Pandemic | Dan Szeto
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09.06 | The Gospel and the World | 1 Corinthians 1:18-24
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09.13 | The Nature of the Kingdom
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09.20 | The Simplicity of the Gospel
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09.27 | Faithfulness | Righteousness
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October 2020: Challenges of Faith for God’s People


10.04 | Religion According to Man | Judges 17:1-18:31
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10.11 | Give Us a King! | 1 Samuel 8:1-22
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10.18 | Destroyed for a Lack of Knowledge
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10.25 | Gentleness and Meekness | Righteousness
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November 2020: Stumbling Blocks for God’s People


11.01 | Stumbling Blocks to Faith: The World
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11.08 | The Devastating Fire
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11.15 | Remain in God’s Love | Jude 1:20-23
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11.22 | Self-Control and Sobriety | Righteousness
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11.29 | Lessons From Jonah | Adam Gyrion
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December 2020: Heralding the King


12.06 | Mary Sings | Luke 1:46-55
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12.13 | Zechariah Prophesies | Luke 1:67-79
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12.20 | Simeon Testifies | Luke 2:25-35
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12.27 | Compassion | Righteousness
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January and February 2021: The Spiritual Life


01.03 | The Spiritual Life
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01.10 | Spiritual Milk
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01.17 | Spiritual Meat
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01.24 | Spiritual Health
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02.07 | Spiritual Strength
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02.14 | Spiritual Weakness
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02.21 | Spiritual Errancy
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02.28 | Spiritual Warfare and Society
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March 2021: Roman Exhortations


03.07 | A Living and Holy Sacrifice | Romans 12:1-2
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03.14 | Owe No One Anything | Romans 13:8
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03.21 | Understanding Romans 14 | Romans 14:1-15:7
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03.28 | Greeting the Christians in Rome | Romans 16:3-16
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April 2021: Examples in Faith


04.04 | The Rich Young Ruler | Matthew 19:16-30
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04.11 | Centurions
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04.18 | The Example of Stephen | Acts 6:1-7:60
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04.25 | The Ethiopian Eunuch | Acts 8:26-40
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May 2021: Written For Our Learning


05.02 | Remember Lot’s Wife
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05.09 | Epithets of God: YHWH Who Brought You From Egypt
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05.16 | The Unclean People
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05.23 | The Potter and the Clay | Jeremiah 18:1-12
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05.30 | Why Jesus Came and Suffered | Jim Mikkelsen
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June and July 2021: The Gospel


06.06 | Jesus’ Life
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06.13 | How Jesus Died
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06.20 | Why Jesus Died
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06.27 | Jesus’ Resurrection
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07.04 | Jesus’ Lordship
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07.11 | Jesus’ Return
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July 2021: In the End…


07.18 | In the Last Days…
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07.25 | The Judgment
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August 2021: The Bible and Life


08.01 | The Value of the Word of God
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08.08 | The Use of the Old Testament
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08.15 | The Value of Biblical Language
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08.22 | What Must I Know to Be Saved?
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08.29 | Let Us Exhort One Another | Gerald Johnson
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September 2021: Faith in the Days of COVID-19


09.05 | Pandemics and the Christian Faith
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09.12 | Faith Over Fear
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09.19 | Love Your Neighbor
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09.26 | Apocalypses
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October 2021: Malachi’s Burden


10.03 | Awesome Among the Nations | Malachi 1:1-14
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10.10 | Turned From the Way | Malachi 2:1-16
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10.17 | Where Is the God of Justice? | Malachi 2:17-3:12
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10.24 | The Great and Terrible Day of YHWH | Malachi 3:13-4:6
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November and December 2021: Embodiment


11.14 | Life in the Human Body
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11.21 | Incarnation
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11.28, 12.05 | Embodying the Christian Life
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12.12 | Life in the Body of Christ
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December 2021 and January 2022: Isaiah’s Prophetic Hope


12.19 | Immanuel | Isaiah 7:10-25
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01.02 | A Verdant Wilderness | Isaiah 35:1-10
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01.09 | The New Heavens and the New Earth | Isaiah 65:16-25, 66:22-24
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January and February 2022: The Predestined Offering


01.16 | The Rock of Living Water
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01.23 | Encouragement in Trial | 1 Peter 1:1-7 | The First Letter of Peter
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02.06 | The Serpent, the Son, and Deliverance
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02.13 | Barabbas
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02.20 | Faith and Salvation | 1 Peter 1:8-12 | The First Letter of Peter
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March 2022: The Assembly and You


03.06 | The Value of the Assembly
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03.13 | Why Where You Assemble Matters
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03.20 | Why Do You Go to Church?
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2022.03.27 | Be Holy | 1 Peter 1:13-21 | The First Letter of Peter
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April and May 2022: The Cloud of Witnesses


2022.04.03 | Job of Uz
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2022.04.10 | Abraham
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2022.04.17 | Jacob
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2022.05.08 | Moses
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2022.05.15 | David
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2022.05.22 | Elijah
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