Grace Bible Church is a reformed, baptistic, and evangelical church located in Escondido, CA. Our mission is to build a community of gospel-centered people. Find out more.

Recent Sermons

Supernatural Love

Text: Luke 6:27-36
Speaker: Jim Newheiser
Outline: PDF
Date: August 10, 2014

This may be the hardest sermon you will ever hear.  Jesus tells us to love our enemies and to do good for those who hate us.  We have a hard enough time loving our friends and doing good to those who do good for us.  Such a command shows us our need of gospel grace.  Jesus has perfectly loved his enemies, including us.  Jesus has come to take away our guilt for failing to love and to empower us to love others as He loves us.

Kingdom Blessings and Woes

Text: Luke 6:20-26
Speaker: Jim Newheiser
Outline: PDF
Date: August 3, 2014

How can you tell that God is blessing you?  Many people believe that those who are rich, comfortable, happy and popular are the most blessed.  Jesus says that those whom God blesses are the poor, hungry, sad and hated.  How can this be?

In this sermon we examine Luke’s version of the Beatitudes.  How do these statements compare to the Beatitudes recorded in Matthew 5:3-12?  How are we to understand Jesus’ shocking statements?  How are the Beatitudes fulfilled in Jesus?

Before listening to this sermon read Luke 6:20-26 and Matthew 5:3-12.