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A sermon podcast of Hope Alliance Church

    Peter's Denials

    Peter's Denials

    Peter's self-confidence led him to follow Jesus at a distance as he was led away to trial.  But it also set him up for a dramatic and stunning fall.  He would deny Jesus not once, but three times and not in high profile circumstances, but amidst...

    • 44 min
    Keeping Watch with Jesus

    Keeping Watch with Jesus

    As he toils in the garden, Jesus asks Peter to keep watch with him.  In so doing, he's redirecting a self-confident Peter away from self effort and toward dependence upon God. It the presence of God and through prayer, our intentions becomes conformed...

    • 43 min
    Gospel Motivated Serving

    Gospel Motivated Serving

    In John 13, Peter learns what it means to be cleansed by Jesus and to join him in serving others.  We learn that when our identity is rooted in the Gospel, we can join Jesus in serving others, too.

    • 33 min
    The Barrenness of Religion

    The Barrenness of Religion

    Jesus' cursing of a fig tree is meant to show his disciples the danger of external religion.  This story, married with the cleansing of the temple, points out that while everything might look good from a distance, the truth is that religion cannot...

    • 40 min
    The Forgiven Forgive

    The Forgiven Forgive

    Contrary to Peter's inquiry, forgiveness is not a religious action to be counted.  Instead it's the natural overflow of the gospel in our lives.  The King has infused his kingdom with a culture of forgiveness.  And when we are truly impacted by his...

    • 40 min
    The Family of the King is Free

    The Family of the King is Free

    In a strange story that seems to center on a fish with a coin in its mouth, we actually find that Jesus is revealing to Peter that "the family of the King is free."  In Peter's context and ours, this means we are free from religion, free to worship in...

    • 32 min

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