Category Archives: Jim Scullion

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True Repentance

Scripture talks of “repentance” quite frequently. But exactly, what does it mean to really “repent”? Jim Scullion takes a look at this question from the story in 1 Samuel 3. It is instructive. Listen…

The Gospel is . . .

Today’s sermon text is the story of the woman who anointed Jesus with perfume that cost about one year’s wages. Imaging a bottle of perfume that costs $65,000 – and using it all on one person on one occasion?!! Shocking as that is, and as interesting as Jesus response is to the invariable critics; Jim Scullion takes this passage in a different direction by focusing on Jesus use of the word “gospel”. Listen…

Wasting the Advantage

Think of any situation: if you have “an advantage” it usually is the smart thing to capitalize on that advantage. Be it a team, a business, or a financial transaction. As it relates to faith in Jesus, the comment has often been made “Wouldn’t it have been so great to have lived in Judea when Jesus was there?!” Well, in today’s sermon, Jim Scullion suggests that living in Jesus’ day was no more a guarantee of belief than living in any other period of time.

If The Lord Wills – James 4:13-17 (Scullion)

James says it is arrogant for us to presume to know the future.  Our foolishness shows when we make plans without considering the counsel of God.

A Psalm of Worship – Psalm 95 (Scullion)

Psalm 95 contains joyful praise and solemn warning.  Both are needed by God’s people.

Is It Fair? – Part 2 Romans 3:21-26

Building on his previous sermon two weeks before, Jim Scullion draws on Paul’s letter to the Romans to describe our justification by God through Jesus Christ.

Is it Fair?

A common question raised when someone first truly comes to grips with the gospel of Jesus Christ is the question of fairness. That is the subject of Sunday’s sermon with Jim Scullion.