Give Him Your All | Mark 10:17-22

Addison Hawkins

1/3/16

Description:In this stand alone sermon Pastoral Intern Addison Hawkins preaches from Mark 10:17-22 on the the power of the Gospel and Jesus' call for us to sacrifice.Give Him Your All Mark 10:17-221) The Jewish Way: Eagerness & Knowledge (v.17-20)2) The Unpopular Way: Sacrifice (v.21-22)3) The Way of Christ (vv.27-31)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thanks for listening.

Overcoming the World | 1 John 5:1-5

Justin McLaury

12/27/15

Description:In this stand alone sermon Director of Community Justin McLaury preaches from 1 John 5:1-5 on the the power of the Gospel in how we look forward. Overcoming the World 1 John 5:1-51) Overcoming Estrangement (v.1)2) Overcoming Sin (v.2-3)3) Overcoming the World (v. 4-5)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thanks for listening.

My True Love Gave to Me... Two Turtledoves | Leviticus 12

Mike Werkheiser

12/24/15

Description:As we enter into the Advent Season we are going to continue studying the book of Leviticus through a series entitled "Anticipating Advent." We are going to explore Leviticus through the lens of each traditional Advent theme. For this sermon (Leviticus 12), the following outline:1) God Prepared a Way for His Son (Accommodation for the Lowly)2) God Prepared a Way For Us (Atonement For The Lawless)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thanks for listening.

What ISIS Can Teach Us About Love | Leviticus 19:1-18

Mike Werkheiser

12/20/15

Description:As we enter into the Advent Season we are going to continue studying the book of Leviticus through a series entitled "Anticipating Advent." We are going to explore Leviticus through the lens of each traditional Advent theme. For this sermon (Leviticus 19), the following outline:1) The Model of Love (Set Apart; verses 2b-10)2) The Mission of Love (Sent; verses 11-18)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thanks for listening.

Repeat The Sounding Joy | Leviticus 25:1-22

Justin McLaury

12/13/15

Description:As we enter into the Advent Season we are going to continue studying the book of Leviticus through a series entitled "Anticipating Advent." We are going to explore Leviticus through the lens of each traditional Advent theme. For this sermon (Leviticus 25), the following outline:1) The Joy of Rest (Sabbath; Leviticus 25:1-7)2) The Joy of Release (Jubilee; Leviticus 25:8-55)3) The Joy of Renewal (Christmas-Easter; Luke 4: 16-21)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thanks for listening.

Rest and Peace | Leviticus 23

Justin McLaury

12/6/15

Description:As we enter into the Advent Season we are going to continue studying the book of Leviticus through a series entitled "Anticipating Advent." We are going to explore Leviticus through the lens of each traditional Advent theme. For this sermon (Leviticus 23), the following outline:1) Biblical Rest is Remembrance2) Biblical Rest is Rehearsal3) Biblical Rest is RenewalIf you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thanks for listening.

Echoes of Eden, Touches of Christmas,& Whispers of Easter | Leviticus 26

Mike Werkheiser

11/29/15

Description: As we enter into the Advent Season we are going to continue studying the book of Leviticus through a series entitled "Anticipating Advent." We are going to explore Leviticus through the lens of each traditional Advent theme. For this sermon (Leviticus 26), the following outline:1) From Creation... (Echoes of Eden) - Lev.26:1-13; John 14:232) To The Cradle... (Touches of Christmas) - Lev.26:14-39; Romans 5:193) To The Cross. (Whispers of Easter) - Lev.26:40-45; 2 Corinthians 5:21If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thanks for listening.

OBEY | Leviticus 18

Mike Werkheiser

11/22/15

Description:This fall we are embarking on a new journey - the book of Leviticus. Many people neglect this strange book, mostly because we assume its content to be outdated and irrelevant. But without Leviticus, we wouldn't understand the cross of Christ. In fact, Leviticus lays the groundwork for our entire theology of atonement. Therefore, over the course of this series, we are excited to invite God to speak through His Word and reveal the Gospel through this odd and oft-neglected book. For this sermon (Leviticus 18), the following outline:1) The Reason for Obedience2) The Commands toward Obedience3) The Benefit of ObedienceIf you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thanks for listening.

Stewards of Time & Money

Mike Werkheiser

11/15/15

Description:This week was Provision Sunday. Each year City Church sets aside two specific Sundays to talk about the vision of City Church and the means by which they hope to accomplish that vision, Provision. This morning's sermon was the latter; the provision of God for of City Church. Below is the outline for the sermon:Stewards of Time & Money Psalm 100{No sermon outline - reflection on Psalm 100}If you have any questions related to this sermon, or about the vision of City Church, please email Mike at mike@citychurchstl.org. Thank you for listening!

When Unoriginal is Vitally Necessary

Mike Werkheiser

11/8/15

Description:This week was Vision Sunday. Each year City Church sets aside two specific Sundays to talk about the vision of City Church and the means by which they hope to accomplish that vision. This morning's sermon was the former: the vision of City Church. Below is the outline for the sermon:When Unoriginal is Vitally Necessary Luke 14:25-35 1) We do not labor for a temporary building (vv. 28-30) 2) We do not fight for a passing triumph (vv. 31-33) 3) We do not strive for a momentary fix( vv. 34-35)If you have any questions related to this sermon, or about the vision of City Church, please email Mike at mike@citychurchstl.org. Thank you for listening!

Of Goats & Guilt | Leviticus 16

Mike Werkheiser

11/1/15

Description:This fall we are embarking on a new journey - the book of Leviticus. Many people neglect this strange book, mostly because we assume its content to be outdated and irrelevant. But without Leviticus, we wouldn't understand the cross of Christ. In fact, Leviticus lays the groundwork for our entire theology of atonement. Therefore, over the course of this series, we are excited to invite God to speak through His Word and reveal the Gospel through this odd and oft-neglected book. For this sermon (Leviticus 16), the following outline:1) Forgiven... (Reparation; Leviticus 16:15; Hebrews 10:1-7)2) Forgotten... (Removal; Leviticus 16:21-22; Psalm 103:11-12)3) Forever. (Rest; Leviticus 16:31; Matthew 11:38-39)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thanks for listening.

The Unfathomable Breadth, Incomprehensible Depth, & Phenomenal Intricacy of God's Love For Sinners | Leviticus 11-15

Mike Werkheiser

10/25/15

Description:This fall we are embarking on a new journey - the book of Leviticus. Many people neglect this strange book, mostly because we assume its content to be outdated and irrelevant. But without Leviticus, we wouldn't understand the cross of Christ. In fact, Leviticus lays the groundwork for our entire theology of atonement. Therefore, over the course of this series, we are excited to invite God to speak through His Word and reveal the Gospel through this odd and oft-neglected book. For this sermon (Leviticus 11-15), the following outline:1) The Messiness of Our Humanity2) The Majesty of God's Holiness3) The Mercy of Christ's HypostasisIf you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thanks for listening.

Triumph & Tragedy on Opening Day | Leviticus 9:22-10:3

Mike Werkheiser

10/11/15

Description:This fall we are embarking on a new journey - the book of Leviticus. Many people neglect this strange book, mostly because we assume its content to be outdated and irrelevant. But without Leviticus, we wouldn't understand the cross of Christ. In fact, Leviticus lays the groundwork for our entire theology of atonement. Therefore, over the course of this series, we are excited to invite God to speak through His Word and reveal the Gospel through this odd and oft-neglected book. For this sermon (Leviticus 9:22-10:3), the following outline:1) God's Glory in Joy (Lev. 9:22-24)2) God's Glory in Judgment (Lev. 10:1-3)3) God's Glory in Jesus (Heb. 6:19-20)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thanks for listening.

Washed & Sprinkled | Leviticus 8:1-5

Justin McClaury

10/4/15

Description:This fall we are embarking on a new journey - the book of Leviticus. Many people neglect this strange book, mostly because we assume its content to be outdated and irrelevant. But without Leviticus, we wouldn't understand the cross of Christ. In fact, Leviticus lays the groundwork for our entire theology of atonement. Therefore, over the course of this series, we are excited to invite God to speak through His Word and reveal the Gospel through this odd and oft-neglected book. For this sermon (Leviticus 8:1-5), the following outline:1) Enablement (God Ordains Priests)2) Fullfillment (God Provides Christ)3) Empowerment (God Restores Purpose)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thanks for listening.

Faith in a Fat Feasting God | Leviticus 3

Mike Werkheiser

9/27/15

Description:This fall we are embarking on a new journey - the book of Leviticus. Many people neglect this strange book, mostly because we assume its content to be outdated and irrelevant. But without Leviticus, we wouldn't understand the cross of Christ. In fact, Leviticus lays the groundwork for our entire theology of atonement. Therefore, over the course of this series, we are excited to invite God to speak through His Word and reveal the Gospel through this odd and oft-neglected book. For this sermon (Leviticus 3), the following outline:1) A Meal of Rememberance (Covenant Faithfulness)2) A Meal of Joy (Communal Feast)3) A Meal of Honor (Consecrated Fat) If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thanks for listening.

Am I Accepted | Leviticus 1:3-9

Mike Werkheiser

9/20/15

Description:This fall we are embarking on a new journey - the book of Leviticus. Many people neglect this strange book, mostly because we assume its content to be outdated and irrelevant. But without Leviticus, we wouldn't understand the cross of Christ. In fact, Leviticus lays the groundwork for our entire theology of atonement. Therefore, over the course of this series, we are excited to invite God to speak through His Word and reveal the Gospel through this odd and oft-neglected book. For this sermon (Leviticus 1:3-9), the following outline:1) The Need for Acceptance; vv 3-4 (Problem)2) The Work of Acceptance; v.5 (Preist)3) The Cost of Acceptance; vv.6-9 (Penalty) If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thanks for listening.

Strange Beauty | Leviticus 1:1-2

Mike Werkheiser

9/13/15

Description:This fall we are embarking on a new journey - the book of Leviticus. Many people neglect this strange book, mostly because we assume its content to be outdated and irrelevant. But without Leviticus, we wouldn't understand the cross of Christ. In fact, Leviticus lays the groundwork for our entire theology of atonement. Therefore, over the course of this series, we are excited to invite God to speak through His Word and reveal the Gospel through this odd and oft-neglected book. For this introduction (Leviticus 1:1-2), the following outline:1) Story is Crucial. (Looking back.)2) Ritual is Common. (Looking deeper.)3) Perspective is Key. (Looking forward.) If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thanks for listening.

The Gospel & Human Flourishing | Micah 6:1-8

Mike Werkheiser

9/6/15

Description:As we close out the summer we want to engage with some cultural hot topics in our sermon series titled Good News All The Time. If the Gospel of Jesus Christ is true than it has something beautiful and good to say about each and every aspect of our lives. This week Pastor Mike looks at Micah 6:1-8 in his sermon titled The Gospel & Human Flourishing.The Gospel & Human Flourishing Micah 6:1-81) Do Justice. (Relationship to the World): Authority rightly exercised brings order out of disorder.2) Love Mercy. (Relationship to Others): Care rightly administered brings healing out of brokenness.3) Walk Humbly. (Relationship to God): Worship rightly directed brings peace out of unrest.If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

The Gospel & Race | Various Texts

Mike Werkheiser

8/30/15

Description:As we close out the summer we want to engage with some cultural hot topics in our sermon series titled Good News All The Time. If the Gospel of Jesus Christ is true than it has something beautiful and good to say about each and every aspect of our lives. This week Pastor Mike looks at various texts in his sermon titled The Gospel & Race.1) Equal goodness at CREATION. (Our common ancestry provides us NO basis for prejudice.)Unity in Adam (Part 1: Dignity) - Genesis 1:272) Equal corruption through the FALL. (Our common sinfulness provides NO basis for prejudice.)Unity in Adam (Part 2: Depravity) - Romans 3:233) Impartial grace through Christ’s REDEMPTION. (Our common need provides NO basis for prejudice.)Unity in Christ (Deliverance) - John 1:12-134) Diverse beauty at the CONSUMMATION. (Our common future provides NO basis for prejudice.)Unity in the Church (Destiny) - Revelation 7:9If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

The Gospel & Poverty | Luke 10:25-37

Mike Werkheiser

8/23/15

Description:As we close out the summer we want to engage with some cultural hot topics in our sermon series titled Good News All The Time. If the Gospel of Jesus Christ is true than it has something beautiful and good to say about each and every aspect of our lives. This week Pastor Mike looks at Luke 10:25-37 in his sermon titled The Gospel & Poverty.The Gospel & Poverty Luke 10:25-371) The Way We Tend to Be (verse 31-32) 2) The Way We Should Be (verse 33-35) 3) The Gospel Explains Why (verse 37)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

The Gospel & Sexuality, Gender, & Marriage | Romans 1:18-2:1

Mike Werkheiser

8/16/15

Description:As we close out the summer we want to engage with some cultural hot topics in our sermon series titled Good News All The Time. If the Gospel of Jesus Christ is true than it has something beautiful and good to say about each and every aspect of our lives. This week Pastor Mike looks at Romans 1:18-2:1 in his sermon titled The Gospel & Sexuality, Gender, & Marriage.The Gospel & Sexuality, Gender, & Marriage Romans 1:18-2:11) We All Bury the Truth, a Suppression that Causes Us to Reject God (1:18) 2) We All Trust the Lie, an Exchange that Compels Us to Disorder Nature (1:25) 3) We All Deserve the Judgment, a Reality that Creates our Need for Grace (2:1) If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

The Gospel & The Sanctity of Life | Psalm 139

Mike Werkheiser

8/9/15

Description:As we close out the summer we want to engage with some cultural hot topics in our sermon series titled Good News All The Time. If the Gospel of Jesus Christ is true than it has something beautiful and good to say about each and every aspect of our lives. This week, as we open the series, Pastor Mike looks at Psalm 139 in his sermon titled Good News & The Sanctify of LIfe.Good News & The Sanctity of Life Psalm 139[1]The Knowledge of God's Knowledge: The Author of Life is Omniscient (vv.1-6)[2] The Inescapability of God's Being: The Author of Life is Omnipresent (vv.7-12)[3] The Wonder of God’s Creativity: The Author of Life is Omnipotent (vv. 13-18).[4] The Candor of God’s Justice: The Author of Life is Holy (vv. 19-22).[5] The Importance of God's Spirit: The Author of LIfe is Personal (vv.23-24)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Sealed & Sent | The Spirit and Pentecost | Acts 2:22-24, 36-41

Dr. Dan Doriani

8/2/15

Description:Many of us are tempted to treat the gospel as simply good news for our past and our future: God has saved us from our sins and one day we will live with Him forever. But the gospel is also good news for our everyday life, because Jesus has sent the Holy Spirit to live with us in the same way that He was with Christ.This week Vice President of Covenant Theological Seminary Dr. Dan Doriani concludes our summer sermon series, Sealed & Sent, looking at the Holy Spirit. Dr. Doriani is preaching from Acts 2:22-24, 36-41.The Spirit and Pentecost - Acts 2:22-24, 36-41[1] Pentecost and the Birth of the Church[2] Pentecost and the Coming of the Spirit[3] Pentecost and the Deeper Proclomation of Christ[4] Peter's First Preaching at the first Pentecost, and the response[5] Repentance[6] Receiving the Spirit[7] MissionIf you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Sealed & Sent | The Spirit Empowers | John 20:19-23

Addison Hawkins

7/26/15

Description:Many of us are tempted to treat the gospel as simply good news for our past and our future: God has saved us from our sins and one day we will live with Him forever. But the gospel is also good news for our everyday life, because Jesus has sent the Holy Spirit to live with us in the same way that He was with Christ.This week Pastoral Intern Addison Hawkins continues our new summer sermon series, Sealed & Sent, looking at the Holy Spirit. Addison is preaching from John 20:19-23.The Spirit Empowers - John 20:19-22[1] Live as God's People through Communnion (vv. 19-20)[2] Live as God's People through Commission (vv. 21-22)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Sealed & Sent | The Spirit Empowered Identity | John 16:4-15

Erik Rome

7/19/15

Description:Many of us are tempted to treat the gospel as simply good news for our past and our future: God has saved us from our sins and one day we will live with Him forever. But the gospel is also good news for our everyday life, because Jesus has sent the Holy Spirit to live with us in the same way that He was with Christ.This week Covenant Seminary graduate Erik Rome continues our new summer sermon series, Sealed & Sent, looking at the Holy Spirit. Erik is preaching from John 16:4-15.The Spirit Empowered Identity - John 16:4-15[1] The Fear in our Identity (vv. 4-7)[2] The Empowerment in our Identity (vv. 8-15)[3] The Hope in our Identity (Luke 4:1-13)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Sealed & Sent | Identity in The Spirit | Romans 8:12-17

Justin McClaury

7/12/15

Description:Many of us are tempted to treat the gospel as simply good news for our past and our future: God has saved us from our sins and one day we will live with Him forever. But the gospel is also good news for our everyday life, because Jesus has sent the Holy Spirit to live with us in the same way that He was with Christ.This week Director of Community Justin McClaury continues our new summer sermon series, Sealed & Sent, looking at the Holy Spirit. Justin is preaching from Romans 8:12-17.Life in the Spirit - Romans 8:12-17[1] No Spirit, No Cry v:12-13a[2] The Beloved Son v:13b-16[3] Memebers of The Household of God v.16-17If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Sealed & Sent | Life in the Spirit | Romans 8:1-11

Justin McClaury

7/5/15

Description:Many of us are tempted to treat the gospel as simply good news for our past and our future: God has saved us from our sins and one day we will live with Him forever. But the gospel is also good news for our everyday life, because Jesus has sent the Holy Spirit to live with us in the same way that He was with Christ.This week Director of Community Justin McClaury Kicks off our new summer sermon series, Sealed & Sent, looking at the Holy Spirit. Justin is preaching from Romans 8:1-11.Life in the Spirit - Romans 8:1-11[1] Our Former State: Condemned v:1-8[2] The Spirit's Work: New Life v:9-11[3] Walking in new Life v.10-11If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Sealed & Sent | The Great Conductor | John 20:19-23

Mike Werkheiser

6/28/15

Description:Many of us are tempted to treat the gospel as simply good news for our past and our future: God has saved us from our sins and one day we will live with Him forever. But the gospel is also good news for our everyday life, because Jesus has sent the Holy Spirit to live with us in the same way that He was with Christ.This week Pastor Mike Kicks off our new summer sermon series, Sealed & Sent, looking at the Holy Spirit. Mike is preaching from John 20:19-23.The Great Conductor - John 20:19-231. Perfect Dwelling (Garden) 2. Paradise Undone (Sin) 3. Proximity Enabled (Tabernacle/Temple) 4. Presence Personalized (Incarnate Word) 5. Problem Solved (Cross) 4.’ Presence Multiplied (Holy Spirit) 3.’ Proximity Localized (Church) 2.’ Paradise Remade (Second Advent)1.’ Perfect Dwelling (Heaven) If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Who is The King of Glory? | Psalm 24

Daniel Northrup

6/21/15

Description:In a stand alone sermon, Covenant Seminary student and City Church Intern Daniel Northrup preaches from Psalm 24, asking the question of his sermon title, Who is The King of Glory?Who is The King of Glory - Psalm 24[1] Relationship to Creation (Stewardship); verses 1-2[2] Relationship to Self (Integrity); verses 3-6[3] Relationship to God (Doxology); verses 7-10If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Lampstands | Knock Knock | Revelation 3:14-22

Mike Werkheiser

6/7/15

Description:In our sermon sereies titled Lampstands, we look at the message to the churches of Revelation, that Jesus, through John on Patmos, speaks to them. Follow along as we look at each of those messages, this week we look at the final message to Laodica in Knock Knock found in Revelation chapter 3 verses 14-22 by pastor Mike.Knock Knock - Revelation 3:14-22[1] What is Affirmed (encouragement v.19)[2] What is Rebuked (correction; vv. 14-18)[3] What is Promised (motivation vv. 20-22)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.899.0047) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Lampstands | The Church in Philadelphia | Revelation 3: 7-13

Mike Werkheiser

5/31/15

Description:In our sermon sereies titled Lampstands, we look at the message to the churches of Revelation, that Jesus, through John on Patmos, speaks to them. Follow along as we look at each of those messages, this week we look at the message to Sardis in The Church in Philadelphia found in Revelation chapter 3 verses 7-13 by pastor Mike.The Church in Philadelphia - Revelation 3:7-13[1] What is Affirmed (vv.7-11)[2] What is Promised (vv. 12-13)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Lampstands | To Hear Him Confess Your Name | Revelation 3:1-6

Mike Werkheiser

5/24/15

Description:In our sermon sereies titled Lampstands, we look at the message to the churches of Revelation, that Jesus, through John on Patmos, speaks to them. Follow along as we look at each of those messages, this week we look at the message to Sardis in To Hear Him Confess Your Name found in Revelation chapter 3 verses 1-6 by pastor Mike.To Hear Him Confess Your Name - Revelation 3:1-6[1] What is Rebuked (correction; vv. 1-3)[2] What is Promised (motivation; vv. 4-6)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Lampstands | Thyatira and the Goodness of Intolerant Love | Revelation 2:18-29

Mike Werkheiser

5/17/15

Description:In our sermon sereies titled Lampstands, we look at the message to the churches of Revelation, that Jesus, through John on Patmos, speaks to them. Follow along as we look at each of those messages, this week we look at the message to Thyatira in Thyatira and the Goodness of Intolerant Love found in Revelation chapter 2 verses 18-29 by pastor Mike.Thyatira and the Goodness of Intolerant Love - Revelation 2:18-29[1] What is Affirmed (encouragement; v. 19)[2] What is Rebuked (correction; vv. 20-21)[3] What is Promised (motivation; vv. 22-29)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Lampstands | Slip Slidin' Away | Revelation 2:12-17

Mike Werkheiser

5/10/15

Description:In our sermon sereies titled Lampstands, we look at the message to the churches of Revelation, that Jesus, through John on Patmos, speaks to them. Follow along as we look at each of those messages, this week we look at the message to Pergamum in Slip Slidin' Away found in Revelation chapter 2 verses 12-17 by pastor Mike.Slip Slidin' Away - Revelation 2:12-17[1] What is Affirmed (encouragement; v. 13)[2] What is Rebuked (correction; vv. 14-15)[3] What is Promised (motivation; v.16-17)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Lampstands | Christ Pantocrator | Revelation 2:8-11

Mike Werkheiser

5/3/15

Description:In our sermon sereies titled Lampstands, we look at the message to the churches of Revelation, that Jesus, through John on Patmos, speaks to them. Follow along as we look at each of those messages, this week we look at the message to Smyrna in Christ Prantocrator found in Revelation chapter 2 verses 8-11 by pastor Mike.Christ Prantocrator - Revelation 2:8-11[1] What is Affirmed (encouragement; vv. 8-10a)[2] What is Promised (motivation; v.10b-11)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Lampstands | The Loveless Church | Revelation 2:1-7

Mike Werkheiser

4/26/15

Description:In our sermon sereies titled Lampstands, we look at the message to the churches of Revelation, that Jesus, through John on Patmos, speaks to them. Follow along as we look at each of those messages, this week we look at the message to Ephesus in The Loveless Church found in Revelation chapter 2 verses 1-7 by pastor Mike.The Loveless Church - Revelation 2:1-7[1] What is Affirmed (encouragement; vv. 2-3,6)[2] What is Rebuked (correction; vv. 4-5)[3] What is Promised (motivation; v.7)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Jesus Keeps the Choas | Mark 4:35-41

Erik Rome

4/19/15

Description:Erik Rome preaches from Mark 4:35-41 on the disciples response and interaction with Jesus during a storm. Erik exhorts us to see what God's Word is saying, and to consider how we too are called to respond.Jesus Keeps the Choas - Mark 4:35-41[1] Observe[2] Confess[3] BeleiveIf you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Lampstands | Introduction to Revelation | Revelation 1:1-20

Mike Werkheiser

4/12/15

Description:In our new sermon sereies titled Lampstands, we look at the message to the churches of Revelation, that Jesus, through John on Patmos, speaks to them. Follow along as we look at each of those messages beginning this week with Introduction to Revelation in Revelation chapter 1 verses 1-20 by pastor Mike.Introduction to Revelation - Revelation 1:1-20[1] What is Being Revealed(a) Timeless Blessing (v.3)(b) Trustworthy Promise (vv.17-18)[2] How it is Revelaed(a) Powerful Imagery (vv.12-16)(b) Personal Instruction (vv.9-11)[3] Why it is Revealed(a) For the Good of the Church (vv.1-2, 4)(b) For the Glory of God (vv.6-7)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

The Great Recognition | John 20:1-23

Mike Werkheiser

4/5/15

Description:On this Easter Sunday pastor Mike Werkheiser looks at the historical truth of the Bibles claim that Jesus Christ rose from the dead. In his sermon titled The Great Recognition from John 20:1-23 Pastor Mike draws to light the glory that Christ has indeed risen from the dead!The Great Recognition - John 20:1-23[1] Approaching the Empty Grave (searching; vv 1-7)[2] Encountering the Risen Christ (seeing; vv 8-16)[3] Receiving the Hoy Spirit (sending; vv 17-23)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Then They Remembered | John 12:12-19

Mike Werkheiser

3/29/15

Description:On this Palm Sunday pastor Mike Werkheiser reminds us of the beauty and glory that was Jesus Christ as he road into Jerusalem to accomplish the Father's will. In his sermon titled Then They Remembered from John 12:12-19 Mike reminds us of Jesus and his entry into Jerusalem.Then They Remembered - John 12:12-19[1] The Jesus We Concoct (verses 12-13)[2] The Jesus We Encounter (verses 14-15)[3] The Jesus We Deny (verses 16-19)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

I AM the true vine | John 15:1

Mike Werkheiser

3/22/15

Description:Jesus chose very specific and illustrative ways to describe His identity and reveal His purpose during His earthly ministry. These self-disclosures are key to understanding His nature and personhood. Having faith in someone necessitates that we know the person well. In our current sermons series Who is Jesus? we are going to look at what Jesus actually said about Himself- and how that self-attestation informs the Christian's relationship with Him today. Pastor Mike Werkheiser completes the sermon sereis with I AM the true vine from John 15:1.I AM the true vine - John 15:1-11[1] The Unavoidable Reliance of Branches (human dependency)[2] The Unambigous Honesty of Fruit (heart desires)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

I AM the way, the truth and the life | John 14:6

Mike Werkheiser

3/15/15

Description:Jesus chose very specific and illustrative ways to describe His identity and reveal His purpose during His earthly ministry. These self-disclosures are key to understanding His nature and personhood. Having faith in someone necessitates that we know the person well. In our current sermons series Who is Jesus? we are going to look at what Jesus actually said about Himself- and how that self-attestation informs the Christian's relationship with Him today. Pastor Mike Werkheiser continues the sermon sereis with I AM the the way, the truth and the life from John 14:6.I AM the way, the truth and the life - John 14:6[1] The problem with inclusivity[2] The Veil of Tolerance[3] The Beauty of ExclusivityIf you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

I AM the resurrection and the life | John 11:1-12:2

Mike Werkheiser

3/8/15

Description:Jesus chose very specific and illustrative ways to describe His identity and reveal His purpose during His earthly ministry. These self-disclosures are key to understanding His nature and personhood. Having faith in someone necessitates that we know the person well. In our current sermons series Who is Jesus? we are going to look at what Jesus actually said about Himself- and how that self-attestation informs the Christian's relationship with Him today. Pastor Mike Werkheiser continues the sermon sereis with I AM the resurrection and the life from John 11:1-12:2.I AM the resurrection and the life - John 11:1-12:23 Issues:[1] Death (Spiritual Predicament; vv 1-3, 6a, 11, 14)[2] Delay (Circumstantial Problems; vv. 6b, 21, 32)[3] Despair (Emotional Preoccupation; vv.19-20, 33a)4 Lessons:[1] God's Glory (through Resurrection; vv. 4,11, 23, 40)[2] God's Purpose (through Timing; vv. 15, 39)[3] God's Love (through Relationship; vv. 3, 33b, 35-36, 38)[4] God's Grace (through Salvation; vv. 43-45; also 12:1-2)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

I AM the good shepherd | John 10:11-21

Mike Werkheiser

2/22/15

Description:Jesus chose very specific and illustrative ways to describe His identity and reveal His purpose during His earthly ministry. These self-disclosures are key to understanding His nature and personhood. Having faith in someone necessitates that we know the person well. In our current sermons series Who is Jesus? we are going to look at what Jesus actually said about Himself- and how that self-attestation informs the Christian's relationship with Him today. Pastor Mike Werkheiser continues the sermon sereis with I AM the good shepherd from John 10:11-21.I AM the good shepherd - John 10:11-21[1] His Goodness Through Sacrifice (Atonement); verses 11-13[2] His Goodness Through Intimacy (Adoption); verses 14-15[3] His Goodness Through Mission (Affiliation); verses 16-17[4] His Goodness Through Power (Authority); verses 18-21If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

The First Lent | Genesis 3:1-15

Mike Werkheiser

2/15/15

Description:In preperation for the Sunday of Sundays (Easter), pastor Mike Werkheiser looks at Genesis 3:1-15 for his study on the season of Lent. Lent is a time to turn from sin and to turn to the Gospel, to Jesus.The First Lent - Genesis 3:1-15[1] How are you running? (FEAR)[2] What are you concealing? (SHAME)[3] Where are you disobeying? (DISTRUST)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

I AM the gate | John 10:1-10

Mike Werkheiser

2/8/15

Description:Jesus chose very specific and illustrative ways to describe His identity and reveal His purpose during His earthly ministry. These self-disclosures are key to understanding His nature and personhood. Having faith in someone necessitates that we know the person well. In our current sermons series Who is Jesus? we are going to look at what Jesus actually said about Himself- and how that self-attestation informs the Christian's relationship with Him today. Pastor Mike Werkheiser continues the sermon sereis with I AM the gate, from John 10:1-10.I AM the gate - John 10:1-10[1] The Song Above the Din (vv. 1-6)[2] The Sanctuary Amidst the Danger (vv. 7-10)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

What's on the Other Side? | Joshua 1

Addison Hawkins

2/1/15

Description:As we take a break from our current sermon series, City Church intern Addison Hawkins preaches on Joshua 1 in a sermon titled What's on the Other Side.What's on the Other Side? Joshua 1[1] Obedience in the Lord's Commands[2] Obedience in the Lord's PromisesIf you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

Before Abraham was I AM | John 8:58

Mike Werkheiser

1/25/15

Description:Jesus chose very specific and illustrative ways to describe His identity and reveal His purpose during His earthly ministry. These self-disclosures are key to understanding His nature and personhood. Having faith in someone necessitates that we know the person well. In our current sermons series Who is Jesus? we are going to look at what Jesus actually said about Himself- and how that self-attestation informs the Christian's relationship with Him today. Pastor Mike Werkheiser continues the sermon sereis with Before Abraham was I AM, from John 8:58.Before Abraham was I AM - John 8: 58[1] The Way We Choose Slavery (vv. 31-38)[2] The Way We Believe Falsehood (vv. 43-47)[3] The Way We Throw Stones (vv. 58-59)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

I AM the Light of the World | John 8:12-30

Mike Werkheiser

1/18/15

Description:Jesus chose very specific and illustrative ways to describe His identity and reveal His purpose during His earthly ministry. These self-disclosures are key to understanding His nature and personhood. Having faith in someone necessitates that we know the person well. In our current sermons series Who is Jesus? we are going to look at what Jesus actually said about Himself- and how that self-attestation informs the Christian's relationship with Him today. Pastor Mike Werkheiser continues the sermon sereis with I AM the Light of the World from John 8:12-30.I AM the Light of the World - John 8:12-30[1] Disputing Jesus' Authority (vv.12-18)[2] Mistaking Jesus' Identity (vv.19-24)[3] Comprehending Jesus' Purpose (vv.25-30)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.

I AM the Bread of Life | John 6:28-35

Mike Werkheiser

1/11/15

Description:Jesus chose very specific and illustrative ways to describe His identity and reveal His purpose during His earthly ministry. These self-disclosures are key to understanding His nature and personhood. Having faith in someone necessitates that we know the person well. In our current sermons series Who is Jesus? we are going to look at what Jesus actually said about Himself- and how that self-attestation informs the Christian's relationship with Him today. Pastor Mike Werkheiser continues the sermon sereis with I AM the bread of life from John 6:25-38, 41-43, 47-53, 58.I AM the bread of life - John 6:25-38, 41-43, 47-53, 58[1] The Motives for Getting the Bread (v.26)[2] The Means of Receiving the Bread (v.v.29, 35)[3] The Merit of Enjoying the Bread (v.58)If you have any questions or would like to discuss the subject matter of this sermon, please don't hesitate to contact Mike either via phone (314.241.2489) or email mike@citychurchstl.org.Thank you for listening.