Sermons

 

Sermons from South Durham Church, Durham, NC


 

Latest Sermon

7 - "Perspective... beyond My World" - Psalms 8 - Tim Griffin

Recent Sermons

6 - "Deliverance... from My Refuge" - Psalms 7 - Tim Griffin

 Sermon Series Letter to Philemon

"A Christ-Like Example" - Philemon 1:17-25 - Aaron Mattern

"A Gracious Appeal" - Philemon 1:8-16 - Aaron Mattern

"Greet, See, Pray" - Philemon 1:1-7 - Aaron Mattern

 Sermon Series Praying with the Psalms

5 - "Struggle... in my Grief" - Psalms 6 - Tim Griffin

4 - "Calling Out... in the Morning" - Psalms 5 - Tim Griffin

3 - "Wrestling... in the Night" - Psalms 4 - Tim Griffin

2 - "Opposition... from My Own" - Psalm 3 - Tim Griffin

1 - "Prologue to Prayer: REST" - Psalm 1 - 2 - Tim Griffin

 Sermon Series in Matthew

13 - "Jesus' Resurrection: Eternal Life in the Son of God" - Matthew 28:1-10 - Tim Griffin

12 - "Jesus' Triumphal Entry: Passion of the Son of God" - Matthew 21:1-11 - Tim Griffin

11 - "Kingdom Leadership: Serving Like the Son of God" - Matthew 20:20-28 - Tim Griffin

10 - "Jesus & The Rich Young Man: True Treasure in the Son of God" Matthew - 19:16-30 - Tim Griffin

9 - "The Unforgiving Servant: Forgiven & Forgiving through the Son of God" Matthew - 18:21-35 - Tim Griffin

8 - "Jesus’ Divine Mission" - Matthew 17:1-13 - Raphael Yon

7 - "Peter's Confession: Consecration to the Son of God" - Matthew 16:13-19 - Tim Griffin

6 - "Jesus Walks on Water: 'Seeing' the Son of God" - Matthew 14:22-33 - Tim Griffin

5 - "Jesus' Parables: Hidden Treasure & Costly Pearls" - Matthew 13:44-46 - Tim Griffin

4 - "Come to Me: Rest in the Son of God" - Matthew 11:25-30 - Tim Griffin

3 - "Costly Harvest: Mission with the Son of God" - Matthew 9:35-38 - Tim Griffin

2 - "Jesus Calms the Sea: The Curse Rolled Back by the Son of God" - Matthew 8:23-27 - Tim Griffin

1 - "Jesus' Temptation: Proving of the Son of God" - Matthew 4:1-11 - Tim Griffin

“Advent 2023” Sermon Series

"First Love" - 1 John 4:7-12  - Tim Griffin

"Joy" - Luke 2:8-11  - Andy Bragg

"Peace" - Ephesians 2:11-19  - Tim Griffin

Past Sermons

"Alive to the Living God" - Psalm 115 - Donnie Pulliiam

"Worship in Spirit & Truth" - John 4:21-24 - Aaron Mattern

“Foundations of Our Faith” Sermon Series

"Blessings of the Creed" - John 3:16-18 - Tim Griffin

"The Church of Jesus Christ" - 1 Peter 2:4-9 - Andy Bragg

"I Believe in the Holy Spirit" - John 16:4b-15 - Tim Griffin

“He Shall Come” - John 5:25-29 - Tim Griffin

"He Ascended - Reigning & Representing" - Acts 1:1-11 - Tim Griffin

"Christ, Dead but not Deserted" - 1 Corinthians 15:1-8 - Tim Griffin

"Suffered...Crucified, Died, and was Buried." - Isaiah 52:13-53 - Tim Griffin

"Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ" - Luke 1:31-35 - Andy Bragg

"I Believe in God..." - Isaiah 40:21-31 - Tim Griffin

Guest Preachers

"The True Source of Our Joy" - Psalm 32 - Alvaro Rivera

"The Parable of the Hidden Treasure" - Matthew 13:44 - Joey Chafton

“The Climate Around You!” - Genesis 4:1-9 - Dean Mattern

A 2-Week Sermon Series on Prayer

“Prayer: Rooted In" - Mark 14:32-42 - Tim Griffin

“Prayer: Calling Out" - Genesis 4:25-26 - Tim Griffin

A 3-Week Sermon Series in Psalm 19 

“God's revelation in the Word" - Psalm 19 (Part-3) - Andy Bragg

“God's revelation in Creation" - Psalm 19 (Part-2) - Andy Bragg

"Making sense of God’s revelation" - Psalm 19 (Part-1) - Andy Bragg

Sermon Series in 1 Timothy 

"Thoughts on our Wealth" - 1 Timothy 6:17-21 - Tim Griffin

"Serving Before Jesus" - 1 Timothy 6:13-16 - Tim Griffin

"Fight or Flight in our Serving" - 1 Timothy 6:11-12 - Tim Griffin

"Contentment with our Resources" - 1 Timothy 6:3-10 - Tim Griffin

"Serving as Servants" - 1 Timothy 6:1-2 - Tim Griffin

"Care for Widows: Patterns, Potentials, Pitfalls" - 1 Timothy 5:9-16 - Tim Griffin

"Servant Leadership in Our Care for the Needy" - 1 Timothy 5:3-8 - Tim Griffin

"Servant Leadership as Family" - 1 Timothy 5:1-2 - Tim Griffin

"Practice What you Preach" - 1 Timothy 4:11-16 - Tim Griffin

"Hope for the Church" - 1 Timothy 4:6-10 - Tim Griffin

"Paths Chosen" - 1 Timothy 4:1-5 - Tim Griffin

"The Church for the World" - 1 Timothy 3:14-16 - Tim Griffin

"Serving as Leaders (pt.3) - Duties & Demeanor" - 1 Timothy 3:1-7 - Tim Griffin

"Serving as Leaders (pt.2) - Connecting to Culture" - 1 Timothy 3:1-7 - Tim Griffin

"Serving as Leaders (pt.1) - Description & Desire" - 1 Timothy 3:1-7 - Tim Griffin

"Serving as Worshippers" - 1 Timothy 2:8-15 - Tim Griffin

1 Timothy 2:1-7 - "First of all..." - Tim Griffin

"Courage, Action, Treachery" 1 Timothy 1:18-20 - Tim Griffin

"Law & Gospel (Part 2)" - 1 Timothy 1:12-17 - Tim Griffin

"Law & Gospel (Part 1)" - 1 Timothy 1:8-11 - Tim Griffin

"Truth in Love" - 1 Timothy 1:3-7 - Tim Griffin

"What We Need is What He Gives" - 1 Timothy 1:1-2 - Tim Griffin

Past Sermons

"The Great Commission: Going with The Son of God" - Matthew 28:16-20 - Tim Griffin

"Resurrection: Eternal Life in the Son of God” - Matthew 28:1-10 - Tim Griffin

“Easter’s Coming: Gospel-Focused Preparation” - Exodus 12:1-13 - Tim Griffin

Sermon Only - Sunday, January 15th "The Gospel in the Beginning" - Genesis 1-3 - Donnie Pulliam

"Know, Seek, Sanctuary" - 1 Chronicles 28:9-10 - Tim Griffin

"Reflection, Purpose, Mission" - Romans 15:18-21 - Tim Griffin

"The Christ Event - It's Meaning & Our Response" - Luke 2:8-20 - Tim Griffin

 An Advent Sermon Series 2022

"Joy - Need Provided" - Isaiah 9:1-7 - Tim Griffin

"Love - Selfless Condescension" - 1 John 4:7-11 - Tim Griffin

"Peace - Stillness Restored" - Luke 2:14 - Tim Griffin

"Hope -Promise Proclaimed" - Psalm 110 - Tim Griffin

 Sermon Series – “Jesus’ I Am Statements”

"Jesus the "I Am" in John" - Exodus 3:14 - Tim Griffin

"I Am the True Vine:" - John 15:1-11 - Tim Griffin

"I Am the Way, the Truth and the Life" - John 14:1-11 - Tim Griffin

"I Am the Resurrection and Life" - John 11:17-30 - Tim Griffin

"I Am the Door" - John 10:1-10 - Tim Griffin

"I Am the Light of the World" - John 8:12-20 - Tim Griffin

"I Am the Bread of Life" - John 6:22-40 - Tim Griffin

Past Sermons

"Love Your Neighbor as Yourself…" - Matthew 18:21-35 - Tim Griffin

"Love the Lord your God…" - Luke 7:36-50 - Tim Griffin

"God the Creator and Lord of All" - Revelation 4:11 - Andy Bragg

Ruth Sermon Series – “Refuge in Crisis”

"Redemption" - Ruth 4:1-22 - Tim Griffin

"Risk" - Ruth 3:1-18 - Tim Griffin

"Hope" - Ruth 2:1-23 - Tim Griffin

"Choices" Part 2 - Ruth 1:15-22 - Tim Griffin

"Choices" - Part 1 - Ruth 1:6-22 - Tim Griffin

"Crisis at Home & Abroad" - Ruth 1:1-5 - Tim Griffin

1 Thessalonians Sermon Series

"The Work and Walk of the Grace-Filled Church" - 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 - Donnie Pulliam

"Hope in Christ's Return" - 1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11 - Ian Kitchen

"Pursuing a Life that Pleases the Lord" - 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 - Andy Bragg

"I Couldn't Care More" - 1 Thessalonians 3:6-13 - Aaron Mattern

"Paul's Sincere Love and Concern for the Thessalonians" - 1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:5 - Andy Bragg

"How to Influence & Impact the World Around You" - 1 Thessalonians 2:9-16 - Tim Griffin

"Gospel Workmanship" - 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 - Donnie Pulliam

"God’s Word at Work in You” 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 - Aaron Mattern

Past Sermons

“Baptism and the New Life” - 2 Corinthians 5:14-15 - Andy Bragg

"Trusting-Focus on the Journey" - Psalm 121 - Tim Griffin

“God’s Unchanging Will” - Hebrews 10:1-18 - Gene Urrutia

Psalm 51 - James Lynch

“Why the Resurrection Matters”- 1 Corinthians 15:3-26 - Andy Bragg

"Praise Before the Passion" - Matthew 21:1-16 - Donnie Pulliam

"The Redeemer God" - Isaiah 53:1-5, John 20:19-20, Phil 1:12-18 - Owen Lovejoy

"Three Rhythms of a Thriving Church" 1 Thessalonians 4:1-18 - Donnie Pulliam

"Up from Slavery by Way of a New Identity" - Philemon - Martie Mangum

"Refreshed by Love and Faith" - Philemon - Martie Mangum

"Applying the Gospel to Deal with Regret" - Jeremiah 31:33-34, Ezekiel 36:25-27 & Col 2:13-14 - Andy Bragg

"Disciples - the Fruitful Branches" - John 15:1-17 - Martie Mangum

"Jesus the True Vine" - John 15:1-17 - Martie Mangum

"Our Father the Vinedresser" - John 15:1-17 - Martie Mangum

"Resounding for God's Revelation" - Psalm 98 - Donnie Pulliam

" Fruitful Pursuits" Psalm 127 - Martie Mangum - January 23rd

"Training for Godliness" 1 Timothy 4:6-10 - Martie Mangum - January 9th

Psalm 146 "Praise the Lord who Reigns Forever" - Travis Allen - January 2nd

John 2:13-25 "Believing in the Resurrected Messiah" - Travis Allen - December 26th

"Jesus our Righteousness" 1 Timothy 3:16 - Martie Mangum - December 19th

"Jesus our King" Matthew 2:1-12 - Martie Mangum - December 12th

"Jesus our Savior" Matthew 1:18-25 - Andy Bragg - December 4th

"One Surpassing Passion, One Surpassing Peace" - Philippians 3:17-4:9 - Donnie Pulliam

"Do you Believe the Prophets?" Acts 26 — Travis Allen — November 21st

"In Remembrance of Me" Matthew 26:17-29 - Aaron Mattern - November 14th

“Genuine” Sermon Series in 1 John

8 "Genuine Assurance" 1 John 5 — Christian Jernigan — November 7th

7 "God is Love" 1 John 4:7-21 — Christian Jernigan — November 1st

6 "Genuine Transformation: Right Belief" 1 John 3:21-4:6 — Christian Jernigan — October 24th

5 "Genuine Transformation: Love in Action" 1 John 3:11-20 — Christian Jernigan — October 17th

4 "Genuine Transformation" 1 John 2:28-3:10 — Christian Jernigan

3 “Genuine Faith: A Life that Perseveres” 1 John 2:12-27 — Christian Jernigan

2 "Genuine Fellowship: Walking in the Light" — 1 John 1:5 - 2:11 — Christian Jernigan

1 "Genuine Declaration for Our Fellowship" — 1 John 1:1-4 — Christian Jernigan

Previous Sermons

"Becoming a Thankful People" - 1 Thessalonians 5:18 - Andy Bragg

"A Gospel Way of Living" 1 Peter 3:14-18 - Travis Allen

Luke 8:22-39 — Awestruck Courage — Donnie Pulliam — August 22nd

My Refuge is God - Psalm 62 — Donnie Pulliam - August 1st

"The Joy of Receiving God's Word" Nehemiah 8:1-12

“Minor Prophets Major Truths” Sermon Series

4 - Faithful Offering— Malachi 2:17-3:5 — Donnie Pulliam

The Minor Prophets 2021

3 - Amos 1-9 - Travis Allen

The Minor Prophets 2021

2 - The Day of the Lord — Joel 2:12-17 - Christian Jernigan

The Minor Prophets 2021

1 - Divine Judgement Divine Hope - Micah 6:1-8 - Christian Jernigan

The Minor Prophets 2021

Guest Preachers

Discipline and the Goodness of God — Hebrews 12:1-12— Mason Carpenter - August 29th

Genesis 3:1-10 — "Where are You?"— Dean Mattern — August 15th

2 Timothy 3:14-17 — James Lynch

Psalm 23 — Martie Mangum

The Technicolor Church— Ephesians 3:1-13 — Zach Nelson

The Parable of the Brothers - Luke 15:11-32 - Dean Mattern

Outdoor One Off

Devoted Disciples - Acts 4:42-47 - Martie Mangum

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Our Words and Our Witness — Philippians 2:14-18 - Ryan Hutchinson

Outdoor One Off

“Never the Same” Sermon Series

“Gifted by God” Sermon Series

The Book of Isaiah

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