It matters to God how His Word is brought before His people. 

The Apostle Paul, imprisoned in Rome, wrote with passion in his heart, “Timothy, this is the last thing I will ever say to you: Preach the Word.”  That is the heart of expository preaching.  What expository preaching does is explain the divine authorial intent of a passage of Scripture and what its implications are for life.  The primary role of the expositor is to wrestle out of the Bible the true meaning of the text.  Expository preaching starts with a text of Scripture, stays with a text throughout the entire message, and supports it with other texts.  The preacher moves consecutively through a text of Scripture while explaining and applying it.  In order to address the entire person of his listeners  -  the mind, the emotion, and the will -  the expository preacher seeks to:   
  • Illumine and instruct the minds of his listeners with the truth
  • Inspire and ignite their hearts with a love for the truth and a hatred of their sin
  • Encourage and enlist their wills to commit to the truth that has been presented

As an expository preacher, Pastor Bob believes expository preaching is most effective when a book of the Bible is worked through in order to provide continuity of learning.  As he preaches the Word of God,  Bob seeks  to become the bridge that connects the ancient text to the modern listener.

Rev. Robert Hindman2/16/2020
"More Than Skin Deep" - Philippians 3:1-11 & Matthew 5:17-26
More Than Skin Deep
Matthew 5:17-26
Gal 2:16
Gal 3:24
Rom 8:3
Luke 24 - The road to Emmaus
Matt 5:21
The next best thing.
The Word of God is constant.
Heb 4:12
Matt 13:52
CS Lewis - The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Ezek 36:26
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Rev. Robert Hindman2/9/2020
"Blessed Are the Spent, For they Will Receive Rest" - 2 Timothy 4:1-8 & Matthew 5:13-16
Matthew 5:13-16
Salt attacks evil and sin in the world.
John 8:12
John 1:4
Hebrews 10:25
'' When the Bible speaks of love, it measures it primarily not by how much you want to receive but by how much you are willing to give of yourself to someone. How much are you willing to lose for the sake of this person? How much of your freedom are you willing to forsake? How much of your precious time, emotion, and resources are you willing to invest for this person?'' Tim Keller
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Rev. Robert Hindman2/2/2020
"How Will You Be Remembered?" - Job 42:1-6 & Matthew 5:6-12

Rev. Robert Hindman1/26/2020
"Holy Living" - Ephesians 4:17-32 & Matthew 5:1-6
Matthew 5:1-6
Matt 6:8 - chosen to be different
Lev 18:3
Christ rules in your heart, not the world
''Jesus spoke the Sermon to those who were already His disciples and thereby also the citizens of God's kingdom and the children of God's family. The high standards He set are appropriate only to such. We do not, indeed could not, achieve this priviledged status by attaining Christ's standards.Rather by attaining His standards, or at least approximating to them, we give evidence of what by God's free grace and gift we already are.'' John Stott, The Message of the Sermon on the Mount
2 Cor 3:18
We are chosen to live a life that is different.
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Rev. Robert Hindman1/19/2020
"He Chose You!" - 1 Samuel 8:1-9 & Matthew 4:12-25
Matthew 4:12-25
John the Baptist sent to prepare the way.
Judea is on the way to nowhere.
Galilee is on the way to everywhere.
Jesus comes teaching, preaching and healing.
Matthew 22:14
Luke 14:26
John 21:18
''God will take you where you are intended to go, in order to produce in you what you could not achieve on your own. He will drive you beyond your strength. He will drive you beyond your wisdom. He will drive you beyond your own imagined righteousness, because he knows that true righteousness only begins when you come to the end of yourself.'' Paul David Tripp, These Last Days
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Rev. Robert Hindman1/12/2020
"Is God Enough For You?" - Deuteronomy 6:1-19 & Matthew 3:13-4:11
Is God Enough For You?
Matthew 3:13-4:11
The people of God go thru the wilderness to get to the Promised Land.
John the Baptist - baptism of repentenance
Jesus - baptism of the Holy Spirit
Matt 10:32
James 1:13
Heb 2:4
Heb 4:15
I john 2:16
Deut 8:30
Ex 16
Deut 6:16
Ex 17:2
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Luke Speck12/29/2019
"The Lord is my Shepherd" - John 10:1-20 & Psalm 23

Rev. Robert Hindman12/24/2019
"Fathers" - Isaiah 7:3-17 & Matthew 1:18-25
Christmas Eve message, with some music

Rev. Robert Hindman12/22/2019
"Who Is This Man?" - Genesis 29:31-35 & Matthew 1:1-17

Rev. Robert Hindman12/15/2019
"Our Sanctification" - Luke 10:25-37 & Galatians 5:13-26

Rev. Robert Hindman12/8/2019
"Freedom" - Luke 13:22-30 & Galatians 5:1-15

Rev. Robert Hindman12/1/2019
"Promise' - Luke 1:26-38 & Galatians 4:21-31