Archives for October 28, 2019

Three Reformation Sermons

Mary and I left the NCFIC conference in Ridgecrest, North Carolina on Saturday afternoon to fly to Los Angeles, California, arriving there by 9:00 in the evening. Yesterday I preached two Reformation sermons for the Los Angeles Reformed Presbyterian Church pastored by a PRTS alumni, Dr. Nathan Eshelman (first picture, with our wives)—the morning sermon was on justification by faith alone from Romans 3:23-28 and the afternoon sermon was on ten lasting fruits from the Reformation (Rom. 11:33—12:2).

At 5:00 p.m., I felt helped in preaching a third time on “Is the Reformed Faith Evangelistic?” (Acts 13:47-49) for several hundred people from seven NAPARC churches that came together for a Reformation evening service. Afterward, the fellowship lasted to 9:00 p.m.! We felt like we made several new friends. I particularly enjoyed speaking with two Reformed open-air preachers, who asked me to do some open-air preaching with them next time we come to California, D.V. (something I am not very good at, I’m afraid, but do want to learn to do more effectively; see second picture). Today we are flying to home sweet home!