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Sermons of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Sermons of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

MLJ Trust

The MLJ Trust presents original audio recordings of the sermons of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981). Dr. Lloyd-Jones was a Welsh minister who preached and taught in the Reformed tradition. He is considered by many evangelical leaders today to be an authority on biblical truth and the sufficiency of Scripture. Dr. Lloyd-Jones’ principal ministry was at Westminster Chapel, in central London, from 1939-1968, where he delivered multi-year expositions on books of the bible such as Romans, Ephesians and the Gospel of John.

Unbelief and Division

Unbelief and Division

March 2, 2024

Acts 23:6-8 — Being religious does not guarantee salvation. In this sermon on Acts 23:6–8 titled “Unbelief and Division,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows how there are many in Scripture who pass themselves off as being deeply religious, but are not saved. This is the condition of the Jewish Pharisees a

The Glory of the Gospel

The Glory of the Gospel

March 1, 2024

Acts 20:24 — What is the only hope for the world? What is the only light that can pierce the darkness of sin and evil? In this sermon on Acts 20:24, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones gives the one answer found in Holy Scripture: the gospel. There is no hope for this world apart from the electing grace of God i

The Sons of Sceva

The Sons of Sceva

February 29, 2024

Acts 19:13-16 — Many in the modern church are like the seven sons of Sceva who know of Christianity, but they are not truly regenerate. As Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches in this sermon on the Sons of Sceva from Acts 19:13–16, they have yet to give up their worldly ways and believe in the truth of t

The Resurrection; its Relevance Today

The Resurrection; its Relevance Today

February 28, 2024

Acts 17:18 — The fact of the resurrection stands at the center of Christianity. The empty tomb is the sign of God’s promise to raise Christ from the dead as a testament to His victory over sin. Yet sceptics scorn the idea of the physical and bodily resurrection. In this sermon on the resurrection fr

Death is not the End

Death is not the End

February 27, 2024

Acts 17:1-4 — How has God overcome death? All people know that eventually they will die, either from disease or some other way. Death is a universal human experience. God’s word teaches that death is not a part of the original creation, but exists only because of sin. In this sermon on Acts 17:1-4 t

It Was Necessary for the Christ to Suffer

It Was Necessary for the Christ to Suffer

February 26, 2024

Acts 17:1-4 — In this sermon on Acts 17:1–4 titled “It was necessary for the Christ to suffer,” from Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, he preaches about Christ being the pivot point of history. More specifically, Jesus’s crucifixion and resurrection are the turning point and only hope for humankind. The only

The Edification of the Church

The Edification of the Church

February 25, 2024

Acts 9:31 — How is the church built up? In this sermon on Acts 9:31 titled “The Edification of the Church,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that the church of Jesus Christ can only grow into godliness if the church looks to His word. By studying Scripture as individuals and as a corporate body, Chri

Face to Face with Christ

Face to Face with Christ

February 24, 2024

Acts 9:6 — “Lord, what will you have me to do?” This reveals the very heart of Paul. In this sermon on Acts 9:6 titled “Face to Face with Christ,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones presses that the beliefs of a Christian’s heart will be proven by what they practice. Before his salvation, Paul, previously known

When First You Believe

When First You Believe

February 23, 2024

Acts 9:6 — The world wants salvation in addition to the current way of life. It wants to remain in sin while enjoying the hope of heaven. In this sermon on Acts 9:6 titled “When First You Believe,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones dispels this myth by confronting the cold heart that hears of Christ’s work on

Saul of Tarsus; Christian

Saul of Tarsus; Christian

February 22, 2024

Acts 9:6 — The world today is filled with false conversion: people who know about Jesus, but do not actually know Jesus. In this sermon on Acts 9:6 titled “Saul of Tarsus, Christian,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones brings the listener face to face with the saving power of the gospel. It is the gospel that p

Saul on the Road to Damascus

Saul on the Road to Damascus

February 21, 2024

Acts 9:1-5 — The circumstances of life can turn dire in a matter of moments. The facade of life gets ripped away and in an instant, the saving grace of God stands in clear contrast to the path that leads to destruction. Paul was on that path. As he traveled the road to Damascus, God broke through wi

An Encounter with God

An Encounter with God

February 20, 2024

Acts 9:4 — "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?" With this question, the notorious persecutor Saul had a face to face encounter with Jesus. Listen as Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones recounts this divine confrontation that transformed an enemy of the cross into a child of God. When culture screams for aut

The Witness of the Holy Spirit

The Witness of the Holy Spirit

February 19, 2024

Acts 5:32 — What is the basis of faith? Many see faith as nothing more than a feeling or something that is chosen to believe against all reason. But in this sermon on Acts 5:32, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that Christian faith is very different from these common misconceptions. The faith that is fo

The Good News of Salvation

The Good News of Salvation

February 18, 2024

Acts 5:29-32 — How great is the gospel? To see the transforming and saving power of the Gospel, there is no better place to look than the early church. In this sermon on Acts 5:29–32, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones looks to the great deeds of the Apostles as they stand against persecution and boldly proclai

... the Place was Shaken

... the Place was Shaken

February 17, 2024

Acts 4:31 — What happened on that day when the Holy Spirit came at Pentecost? Listen as Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones unfolds the teaching of Christ in this sermon from Acts 4:31 and the power of the Spirit that came upon the early church. This event, says Dr. Lloyd-Jones, began the supernatural and Spirit

... Rise Up and Walk

... Rise Up and Walk

February 16, 2024

Acts 3:6 — Are humans really born sinful? Is it truly something that contaminates everyone? Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains in this sermon from Acts 3:6 entitled “Rise Up and Walk”, how all are sinners from birth and completely unable to do good in accordance with God’s Law. Their natures are fundam

What Shall We Do?

What Shall We Do?

February 15, 2024

Acts 2:37-40 — The great need for every person living on earth is not for the world to be made a better place, but for their souls to be saved from eternal destruction. In this sermon on Acts 2:37–40 titled “What Shall We Do?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says this is why the gospel is first and foremost

This Untoward Generation

This Untoward Generation

February 14, 2024

Acts 2:40-41 — Sinful people cannot save themselves but they will try. In this sermon on Acts 2:40–41 titled “This Untoward Generation,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains how the world seeks to solve its problems by worldly means, turning to politicians and statesmen in times of need. But the Christia

What is Christianity About?

What is Christianity About?

February 13, 2024

Acts 2:32 — The message that the apostle Peter preached on the day of Pentecost was the message of salvation in Jesus Christ, the crucified Messiah. He did not try to preach what he thought his audience wanted to hear, but he proclaimed Christ Jesus as Savior who died for the sins of the world. In t

Head of a New Humanity

Head of a New Humanity

February 12, 2024

Acts 2:24 — The Christian faith is one that is based on real historical facts. Just as the Old Testament tells of actual people, places, and events, the New Testament does as well. However, as Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones demonstrates in this sermon on Acts 2:24 titled “Head of a New Humanity,” there are

The Mystery of the Cross

The Mystery of the Cross

February 11, 2024

Acts 2:22-23 — At the center of Christianity stands the mystery of the cross. When Jesus foretold that He must die for the sins of His people, even His own disciples did not understand what He meant. It was not until the Holy Spirit enlightened their eyes that they truly believed! This is because no

The Evidence of Pentecost

The Evidence of Pentecost

February 10, 2024

Acts 2:12 — What was the significance of the historical event known as Pentecost? According to Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones in this sermon on Acts 2:12, there would be no Church if not for what occurred in the Upper Room that day. The filling of the disciples with the Holy Spirit during the feast of Pente

The Wonderful Works of God

The Wonderful Works of God

February 9, 2024

Acts 2:11 — Why did the apostles in the early Church stand before Israelites and Greeks alike and proclaim the truth that God raised Jesus from the dead? In a day when many claim that Christianity is not about facts or historical events, this may seem strange. But in this sermon on Acts 2:11, Dr. Ma

Not by Might ...

Not by Might ...

February 8, 2024

Acts 2:1-47 — What is the grounding of the Christian faith? In this sermon on Acts 7:1-47, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches on the great reality that the Christian faith is anchored in time and history. God sent His Son into the world at a specific time and place to die and rise for sinners so that t

Written that Ye Might Believe

Written that Ye Might Believe

February 7, 2024

John 20:30-31 — When Christ saves a person, will all of their troubles end? In this sermon on John 20:30–31 titled “Written that Ye May Believe,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones answers this question through the eyes and experience of first-century believers. Who was the book of John written to? Many believe

A Broken Heart

A Broken Heart

February 6, 2024

John 19:31-37 — Why do Christians gather for worship on Good Friday? Certain religious and pseudo-Christian religions gather for what might be called, “holy days.” Listen as Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains how tradition, not facts or truth, often drive these empty and meaningless gatherings. But why

The Doctrine of Sin

The Doctrine of Sin

February 5, 2024

John 17:17 — What separates people from God and what keeps them from knowing Him on their own? The answer is found in understanding the sin that is within oneself. In this sermon on John 17:17 titled “The Doctrine of Sin,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that believers are sanctified in the truth, a

Godliness

Godliness

February 4, 2024

John 17:17 — The tool used by God in the sanctification of His people is the truth of His word. In John 17:17, Jesus prays that the Father will sanctify His people with the truth. As Dr. Lloyd-Jones unfolds this text, he asks and answers two important questions: “What does it mean to be sanctified?”

My Peace I Give to You

My Peace I Give to You

February 3, 2024

John 14:27 — Like being in the eye of a hurricane, Jesus’s disciples were enjoying the peace of being in the presence of Christ. In the midst of this peace, their hearts had become troubled and fearful. As they enjoyed fellowship in the upper room, Jesus announced He was leaving them to return to th

Father; Glorify Your Name

Father; Glorify Your Name

February 2, 2024

John 12:23 — There are many who want to observe Jesus, but few who will believe in Him. In this sermon on John 12:23 titled “Father, Glorify Your Name,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains the difference and shows how the glory of salvation is revealed in the cross of Jesus Christ. The Greeks, just like

The Right Approach

The Right Approach

February 1, 2024

John 12:21 — Why do some people never seem to find fulfillment when they come to Jesus? Why do they never find rest, peace, and satisfaction in Him? In this sermon on John 12:21 titled “The Right Approach,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones demonstrates from the account of the Greeks and their discourse with J

Life Abundant

Life Abundant

January 31, 2024

John 10:10 — What does the average person think of Christianity? In this sermon on John 10:10 titled “Life Abundant,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says that a simple survey would reveal that people commonly believe Christianity is nothing more than a set of chains on one’s life. The average person views C

Do You Know God?

Do You Know God?

January 30, 2024

John 8:19 — There is no higher goal in life than to know God. But how can sinful humans ever hope of having a true relationship with the Creator of all things? In this sermon on John 8:19 titled “Do You Know God?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says the answer is found in Jesus alone. Fallen sinners can onl

The Death of Christ

The Death of Christ

January 29, 2024

John 8:28 — Every eye will see Him. Both believers and unbelievers will be brought before the judgement seat of God. In this sermon on John 8:28 titled “The Death of Christ,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones discusses the death of Christ and its implications for humanity. The Jews rejected Jesus and thought t

Man and His Unbelief

Man and His Unbelief

January 28, 2024

John 8:13 — John 8:13 titled “Man and His Unbelief,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses the unbelief of the Pharisees when they questioned Jesus. He elaborates that whenever Jesus made big claims, the Pharisees would interrogate Him on small matters of theology and the law. They would hold fast to the

Who Art Thou?

Who Art Thou?

January 27, 2024

John 8:12 — In this sermon on John 8:12 Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones continues his series on darkness and light.

A Life of Darkness

A Life of Darkness

January 26, 2024

John 8:12 — Why does humanity love sin? In this sermon on John 8:12 titled “A Life of Darkness,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains the fallen nature that is captivated and controlled by sin. This sinful nature is ever present and resides within every human. It controls everyone’s heart, mind, and will

The Need of Man Revealed

The Need of Man Revealed

January 25, 2024

John 8:12 — In this sermon on John 8:12 titled “The Need of Man Revealed,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses the greatest need of humankind, namely, how anyone can be forgiven. How can humankind be reconciled to God? God is a righteous and just God who will not allow sin to reign forever. He will pun

Children of the Light

Children of the Light

January 24, 2024

John 8:12 — In this sermon on John 8:12 titled “Children of the Light,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses one of the problems that haunts the human race, namely a lack of knowledge of self. Throughout time, humankind has had many opinions of what constitutes a human. At times, civilization has regard

The Only Light

The Only Light

January 23, 2024

John 8:12 — Over the course of civilization, humankind has diagnosed its problems many different ways. Some generations have determined that poverty is the great motivator of crime. In other generations, ignorance was the culprit. The world has, therefore, gone from one false hope to another. At one

The Light of the World

The Light of the World

January 22, 2024

John 8:12 — Will the world ever be free from evil? In this sermon on the light of the world from John 8:9–12, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that the darkness of the world can only be overcome by Christ, who is the true light of the world. By His death, burial, and resurrection, He overcame the power

If Anyone Thirsts ...

If Anyone Thirsts ...

January 21, 2024

John 7:37-38 — Who is the gospel for? In this sermon on John 7:37–38 titled “If Anyone Thirsts…,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones examines the perplexing question of who it is that Jesus came to die for and save. He says that the gospel is for all those that thirst for God because they know that they are sin

Controlled by Unbelief

Controlled by Unbelief

January 20, 2024

John 7:25-36 — What is at the root of people’s unbelief regarding Christianity and the gospel of Jesus Christ? Is it a heart issue or is it something that is more intellectual? In this sermon on John 7:25–36 titled “Controlled by Unbelief,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches to understand what unbelief

A Picture of Unbelief

A Picture of Unbelief

January 19, 2024

John 7:25-30 — People often view the Jews who encountered Christ but did not believe him as fools. They ask, How could they not see he was the son of God? How could they be so stubborn and full of unbelief? However, in Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ sermon on John 7:25, he shows us that but for the grace o

A Right Judgement

A Right Judgement

January 18, 2024

John 7:19-24 — What is at the heart of unbelief? In this sermon on right judgement from John 7:19–24, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that the Pharisees and other Jewish leaders constantly oppose Jesus. They claim He is a false teacher who breaks the law of God by healing the sick and lame. Jesus’s res

Man and his Pride

Man and his Pride

January 17, 2024

John 7:18 — Perhaps the greatest contrast in all of the Bible is the humility of Christ and the pride of humankind. In this sermon on pride from John 7:18 titled “Man and His Pride,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones continues teaching and preaching on the characteristics of unbelief and reaches the ultimate r

To Know God

To Know God

January 16, 2024

John 7:17 — In its deepest time of need, the world did not receive the Son of God. This is as true today as it was when the Gospel of John was written. But why does the world persist in its unbelief? In light of its desperation, how is it possible that the world continues to reject the extraordinary

Given by God

Given by God

January 15, 2024

John 7:16 — There is a prevalent modern myth that great minds don’t believe in Christianity. While intellectuals look back and patronize Christianity, scholars ridicule Christian teaching as passé. But how does one judge the knowledge of the Christian faith? Can knowledge about God be attained in th

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

January 14, 2024

John 7:15 — Modern people like to think they are different from those of the past. Do technological and scientific advancements mean they can dispense with the past, especially the Christian past? Many in leading universities and intellectual centers around the world think Christianity is no longer

And the Jews Marvelled

And the Jews Marvelled

January 13, 2024

John 7:15 — Trimming Christianity to mere ethical teachings or to matters of political agitation may interest certain people. Christians may even gain the respect of others through their good deeds or for their dedication to Sunday morning service. But in neither case, argues Dr. Martyn-Lloyd Jones,

The Feast of Tabernacles

The Feast of Tabernacles

January 12, 2024

John 7:14 — The Bible is a wonderful, coherent narrative spanning centuries of God’s revelation of Himself to humanity. Biblical typology helps interpreters of the Bible understand how the Old Testament, with its laws concerning feasts, celebrations, sacrifices, and institutions, is fulfilled in Chr

Son of God; Saviour

Son of God; Saviour

January 11, 2024

John 7:8-13 — In this sermon on John 7:8–13 titled “Son of God, Saviour,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones grapples with the nature and condition of unbelief in the world but first encourages looking closely at the Savior Himself. Dr. Lloyd-Jones focuses on Scripture’s teaching concerning Christ’s loneliness,

Christ; the Only Hope

Christ; the Only Hope

January 10, 2024

John 7:7 — Unbelief in the gospel is the great tragedy. Christians believe that the rejection of the Son of God has eternal consequences and as Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches in this sermon on John 7:7 titled “Christ, the Only Hope,” there is no more serious and sober subject in all of Scripture th

The Unbeliever

The Unbeliever

January 9, 2024

John 7:6 — “My time has not yet come.” This simple phrase uttered by Jesus describes the vast chasm that exists between the unbeliever and the follower of Christ. In this sermon on John 7:6 titled “The Unbeliever,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains the depth of Jesus’s words. The context for this stat

Look at Him

Look at Him

January 8, 2024

John 7:5 — Throughout the New Testament is found the call to believe and the warning to examine oneself, lest anyone be found destined for hell. Belief is the central message of the Gospel of John. In fact, the entire book is an apologetic to believe in Christ. In this sermon on John 7:5 titled “Loo

The Message of the Bible

The Message of the Bible

January 7, 2024

John 5:45-47 — Those who will not believe in Jesus are awaiting condemnation. In this sermon on John 5:45–47 titled “The Message of the Bible,” Dr. Lloyd-Jones picks up his exposition on the passage and confronts the Jews with the authority of the Bible. Jesus is keeping the pressure on the Jews tha

The Condition of Man

The Condition of Man

January 6, 2024

John 5:44 — Why do people refuse to believe in Jesus? What stops someone from looking to Him for hope? In this sermon on John 5:44 titled “The Condition of Man,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones takes a third look at John 5:44 and unfolds the root cause of unbelief. Considering this verse and the whole of Scr

Seek Honour from God

Seek Honour from God

January 5, 2024

John 5:44 — Salvation comes only through belief activated by seeking honor that comes from God. In this first sermon on John 5:44, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that true saving belief is impossible when humankind seeks its own honor. Though they professed to know God, the Jews were far from Him b

How Can You Believe?

How Can You Believe?

January 4, 2024

John 5:44 — Continuing his exposition of John 5 with this sermon on John 5:44 titled “How Can You Believe?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones now considers verse 44 and this question. This question was posed by Jesus as He again confronts the Jews and their rejection of Him. Belief in Him is the means of salva

Blinded by Sin

Blinded by Sin

January 3, 2024

John 5:43 — Sin blinds the unbeliever from believing in Jesus. In this sermon on John 5:43 titled “Blinded by Sin,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones continues his exposition of this chapter that is nestled in the context of divine healing and divine declarations made by Jesus. However, the Jews outright dismi

A Right Approach

A Right Approach

January 2, 2024

John 5:41 — Jesus does not want the praise of people. He makes this very statement in John 5:41 where he states, “I do not receive glory from people.” What are we to make of this statement of Jesus? In this sermon on John 5:41 titled “A Right Approach,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones carefully answers this

Love God

Love God

January 1, 2024

John 5:42 — The fatal blow for the soul is to divide one’s belief in God and Jesus. In this sermon on John 5:42 titled “Love God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones now sets the stage to consider once again the Jews and their rejection of Jesus. A glorious miracle is the backdrop for the narrative of John 5. T

Why Is Christianity Rejected?

Why Is Christianity Rejected?

December 31, 2023

John 5:40 — In this sermon on John 5:40 titled “Why Is Christianity Rejected?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones focuses on Jesus now offering the practical application. He provides the invitation for the Jews and for all sinners to come to Him. Ultimately, the invitation to come is an invitation to believe in

Come Unto Me

Come Unto Me

December 30, 2023

John 5:40 — What does it mean to “come to Jesus”? In this sermon on John 5:40 titled “Come Unto Me,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones now considers the command of Jesus, “come unto me.” This wonderful and compassionate command of Jesus comes in the context of the healing at Bethesda. Jesus has powerfully heal

Search for Scripture

Search for Scripture

December 29, 2023

John 5:39 — In his sermon on John 5:39 titled “Search for Scripture,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones unfolds the fourth witness to Jesus: the Scripture. The Jews thoroughly searched the Scripture and claimed to know the Scripture, and the leaders of the Jews thought themselves to be the teachers of the Scri

Show Us the Father

Show Us the Father

December 28, 2023

John 5:37-38 — No one can honor the Father unless they honor the Son. From the time of Jesus’s birth until now, people try to honor God the Father without acknowledging, believing in, or honoring the Son. In this sermon on John 5:37–38 titled “Show Us the Father,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones challenges t

What of Miracles?

What of Miracles?

December 27, 2023

John 5:36 — Who was Jesus of Nazareth? This question, according to Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, is the central question of Christianity. The answer to this question becomes the filter for all other questions that surround Jesus. “What do we make of his miracles?” is one such question. In this sermon on J

Religion or Christianity?

Religion or Christianity?

December 26, 2023

John 5:31-35 — In part five of his series on John 5:31–35 in this sermon titled “Religion or Curiosity?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones completes his exposition by exposing the wrong response to the truth of the gospel. By focusing on John the Baptist and his ministry, hearers responded to the parts they fo

A Question of Authority

A Question of Authority

December 25, 2023

John 5:31-35 — In part four of his series on John 5:31–35 in this sermon titled “A Question of Authority,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd Jones now turns to the certainty of future judgment. Having established that life and judgment were placed firmly into the hands of Jesus by the Father, Jesus has declared that

The Meaning of Salvation

The Meaning of Salvation

December 24, 2023

John 5:31-35 — Is there convincing proof that Jesus was the Messiah? In part three of his series on John 5:31–35 in a sermon titled “The Meaning of Salvation,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones answers this question with a firm yes. The proof comes in the form of testimony from John the Baptist. As he testifie

Behold the Lamb of God

Behold the Lamb of God

December 23, 2023

John 5:31-35 — In this sermon on John 5:31–35 titled “Sent From God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd turns to the message of the gospel and the witness to that message. Why do people need salvation? Since the fall, all are born into sin. All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. None are righteous, not

Sent From God

Sent From God

December 22, 2023

John 5:31-35 — In part one of his sermon series on John 5:31–35 titled “Sent From God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd turns to the message of the gospel and the witness to that message. Why do people need salvation? Since the fall, all are born into sin. All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. None a

A Life in Christ

A Life in Christ

December 21, 2023

John 5:25-26 — Regeneration is not defined by morality, but rather it is defined by new life in Christ. In John 5:24, Jesus summarizes the gospel by focusing on the new life that comes by believing. In this sermon on John 5:25–26 titled “A Life in Christ,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones unpacks the implicat

Hearing and Perceiving

Hearing and Perceiving

December 20, 2023

John 5:24-26 — In this sermon on John 5:24–26 titled “Hearing and Perceiving,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones proclaims that how one listens to the word of God determines their eternal destiny. In this passage of Scripture, John records Jesus’s promise that those who hear His word and believe have eternal l

God Manifest in the Flesh

God Manifest in the Flesh

December 19, 2023

John 5:17-23 — Why is it absolutely essential to believe in Jesus? In this message on John 5:37–39 titled “God Manifest in the Flesh,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones considers the essential question of why one must believe in Jesus for salvation. This seems like an odd question, even one with an obvious ans

To Know Christ

To Know Christ

December 18, 2023

John 5:10 — Unbelievers are blinded to the truth by their own prejudices. Jesus had just performed a supernatural miracle by healing the man by the pool of Bethesda. How would the Pharisees respond? In this sermon on John 5:10 titled “To Know Christ,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches that the Pharisee

Do You Want To Be Healed?

Do You Want To Be Healed?

December 17, 2023

John 5:6-9 — Throughout Jesus’ earthly ministry, Jesus preached and taught the gospel. He exposed sin and the need for forgiveness that only He could provide through His death, burial, and resurrection. In this sermon “Do You Want to be Healed?” from John 5:6–9, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones focuses on Jes

The Light Has Come

The Light Has Come

December 16, 2023

John 3:19 — In this sermon on John 3:19 titled “The Light Has Come,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says that this is the most tragic verse in all of Scripture. This is because though God has provided a way of salvation in His Son Jesus Christ, in sinful blindness people reject Jesus. They stumble over the

Sin and the Modern Man

Sin and the Modern Man

December 15, 2023

John 3:19-21 — What is the source of humanity’s hostility to the gospel? Many are offended at the message of Jesus and claim they have no need to be saved. In this sermon on John 3:19–21 titled “Sin and the Modern Man,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preached that the rejection of the gospel is because peop

Governed By Darkness

Governed By Darkness

December 14, 2023

John 3:19 — What is the source of humanity’s objections to Christianity? Many in modern times claim that Christianity has been refuted by modern science and learning. They believe that while it may have been acceptable to believe in things such as miracles, the deity of Christ, and the bodily resurr

The Nature of Belief

The Nature of Belief

December 13, 2023

John 3:18 — What does it mean to believe in Jesus Christ? In this sermon on John 3:18 titled “The Nature of Belief,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that it is far more than mere intellectual assent. True belief requires trust in God and His promises. It means trusting that Jesus has died for sins a

He that Believeth Not

He that Believeth Not

December 12, 2023

John 3:18 — What is the great need of humanity? It is nothing less than salvation from sin. In this sermon on John 3:18 titled “He That Believeth Not,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that the only hope is proclaimed by the accomplished work of Jesus Christ who came into this world by being born und

Man and His Need of Salvation

Man and His Need of Salvation

December 11, 2023

John 3:17 — In this sermon on John 3:17 titled “Man and His Need of Salvation,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches how the Bible not only tells what the gospel is, but it also tells why the gospel is needed. Often times people jump straight to the message of the gospel without looking at why people nee

Eternal Life

Eternal Life

December 10, 2023

John 3:16 — In this sermon on John 3:16 titled “Eternal Life,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones breaks down the verse in its context within John, while also calling attention to its profound meaning. The verse itself is spoken by Christ in reply to Nicodemus, a Pharisee who came to Him at night. Dr. Lloyd-Jon

God So Loved ...

God So Loved ...

December 9, 2023

John 3:16 — Martin Luther famously said of John 3:16, “it is the Bible in miniature.” In this sermon on John 3:16 titled “God So Loved…,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones adds, “John 3:16 is a synopsis of theology.” Dr. Lloyd-Jones combats a number of ways this verse has been misused by both Christians and no

Must the Son of Man be Lifted Up?

Must the Son of Man be Lifted Up?

December 8, 2023

John 3:14-15 — In this sermon on John 3:14–15 titled “Must the Son of Man be Lifted Up?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones focuses on a key word from the passage: “must.” Jesus is having a conversation with a religious leader named Nicodemus, and Jesus retells an account from the Old Testament to show Nicodemu

The Message of Salvation

The Message of Salvation

December 7, 2023

John 3:14-15 — In this sermon on the message of salvation from John 3:14–15, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches on Christ’s late-night conversation with Nicodemus. Within that conversation, Jesus refers to a symbol of the coming salvation within the Old Testament. Dr. Lloyd-Jones breaks down this power

Understanding the Spiritual

Understanding the Spiritual

December 6, 2023

John 3:9-13 — In this sermon on John 3:9–13 titled “Understanding the Spiritual,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones focuses on Christ’s late-night conversation with Nicodemus, a Pharisee and religious teacher. Dr. Lloyd-Jones poses a question: What are the reasons to study the character of Christ? The answer,

Beyond Understanding

Beyond Understanding

December 5, 2023

John 3:5-9 — What is Christianity interested in? In this sermon on John 3:5–9 titled “Beyond Understanding,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones answers that Christianity isn't interested in a person’s actions but instead is interested in a person’s individual relationship with God. That relationship secures ete

Except a Man be Born Again

Except a Man be Born Again

December 4, 2023

John 3:3 — In this sermon on John 3:3 titled “Except a Man be Born Again,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones draws attention to an incredibly common Christian phrase: born again. What does it mean? In order to answer such an important question, he turns to Christ’s encounter with Nicodemus. Nicodemus comes to

Characteristics of the Kingdom

Characteristics of the Kingdom

December 3, 2023

John 3:1-7 — What changes when someone is saved? In this sermon on John 3:1–7 titled “Characteristics of the Kingdom,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones unfolds the difference between those who know Christ and those who merely know about Him. True salvation is a change from death to life, darkness to light. It

Let a Man Examine Himself

Let a Man Examine Himself

December 2, 2023

John 2:23-25 — In his sermon on “Let a Man Examine Himself,” from John 2:23–25, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones tackles the important topic of unbelief. How does unbelief come about, and how does Jesus respond? He offers an explanation to Christ’s actions. In the passage, Jesus performs miracles and many of

Christianity and its Message

Christianity and its Message

December 1, 2023

John 2:1-5 — Who is Jesus and what has He come to do? This was the question that everyone was asking when Jesus was performing miracles and proclaiming the kingdom of God. Modern humanity is still asking this question. In this sermon on John 2:1–5 titled “Christianity and Its Message”, Dr. Martyn Ll

The Ladder

The Ladder

November 30, 2023

John 1:50-51 — Why did Jesus live and die as a man here on earth? In this sermon on John 1:50–51 titled “The Ladder,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that according to the Scriptures, it was for the salvation of sinners. Jesus alone serves as the ladder that connects God and humanity. This is accomp

The Head of the New Humanity

The Head of the New Humanity

November 29, 2023

John 1:50-51 — What does it mean that Jesus is the head of new humanity? In this sermon on John 1:50–51 titled “The Head of the New Humanity,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches on the great truth that Jesus is the new Adam who has come to restore humanity to fellowship with God. Just as all of humanit

Taste and See

Taste and See

November 28, 2023

John 1:5-46 — What does it mean to taste and see the fruit of new life? In this sermon on John 1:45–46 titled “Taste and See,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches on what it means to know Christ and believe in His message. Many oppose Christianity because they say it asks people to abandon all reason an

Face to Face with Christ

Face to Face with Christ

November 27, 2023

John 1:5-46 — Many believe Christianity is merely another political viewpoint or just another lifestyle option. In this sermon on John 1:5–46 titled “Face to Face with Christ,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones states that this is a complete misunderstanding of christianity. While there are many moral philosop

In the Beginning was the Word

In the Beginning was the Word

November 26, 2023

John 1:17 — Why is the world as it is and what can one do about it all? Only the Bible can help with the answer, as it accounts for who God is and what He has done. Thankfully, while everything else leads to greater despair, Christians have the Bible to turn to in times of trouble and turmoil. The a

The Answer to the Worlds Problems

The Answer to the Worlds Problems

November 25, 2023

John 1:17 — In this sermon on John 1:17 titled “The Answer to the World’s Problems,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones argues for the contemporary answers of the Christian gospel to the common problems of humanity. Why listen to this message of the gospel? It is God’s message. The world is waiting for a messag

The Glorious Gospel

The Glorious Gospel

November 24, 2023

1 Timothy 1:15 — The gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ was continuously on the lips of the Apostle Paul. He repeats it over and over again in his letters. Why did the early church continue repeating the good news? Why is the gospel so glorious to the Christian that it dominates their existence? In thi

He Opened Their Understanding

He Opened Their Understanding

November 23, 2023

Luke 24:45-47 — The central message to the Christian faith has been a matter of confusion from its very inception. Think of the disciples becoming troubled over Jesus’s teaching about His death and the mocking of both Jews and Greeks as the early church preached about the death and resurrection of t

Weep Not

Weep Not

November 22, 2023

Luke 23:27-31 — In Luke’s account of Christ’s journey to the cross, he includes the last public teaching of Jesus. In the midst of pain and suffering as he trudges along the road to face crucifixion, Jesus turns to the women who are following Him and admonishes them to weep for themselves, not for H

The End of the World

The End of the World

November 21, 2023

Luke 21:34-36 — How will this world come to an end? The Bible teaches that Jesus will return in glory to judge the earth and consummate all things. Jesus tells that no one will know the day or the hour of His coming, and for this reason Christians are to be ever faithful and vigilant, called to be h

One Mediator

One Mediator

November 20, 2023

Luke 19:41-44 — What is the greatest tragedy in this world? In this sermon on Luke 19:41–44 titled “One Mediator,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says that it is the fact that the world is blinded and unable to believe in the gospel. This unbelief is seen all throughout the ministry of Jesus, but particular

The King and His Kingdom

The King and His Kingdom

November 19, 2023

John 18:36-37 — It was Jesus who said, “My kingdom is not of this world.” This simple but profound statement lies at the heart of Christianity and true faith. Jesus is saying that He is not a mere political revolutionary or social activist fighting for a better society, but He is something entirely

The Signs of the Kingdom

The Signs of the Kingdom

November 18, 2023

Luke 17:20-21 — From the time Jesus Christ went around Palestine preaching until the present century, there is a misunderstanding of the arrival the kingdom of God. There is a common fallacy shared by the Pharisees, Pilate, and the disciples long ago that also is shared today by the Roman Catholic c

The Right View of Life

The Right View of Life

November 17, 2023

Luke 16:19-31 — The only two eternal destinations for humankind are heaven and hell. In this sermon on Luke 16:19–31 titled “The Right View of Life,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows the two very different destinies presented in Scripture that correspond to two different ways of living. There is the car

The Pharisees

The Pharisees

November 16, 2023

Luke 16:14-15 — Why was Jesus opposed to the Pharisees? In the gospels, no one is condemned more by the Lord Jesus than the religious leaders of the day, the Pharisees. Throughout the gospels, they oppose Jesus and seek to trap Him in His words. In this sermon on Luke 16:14–15 titled “The Pharisees,

Called to True Discipleship

Called to True Discipleship

November 15, 2023

Luke 14:25-35 — What does it mean to be a Christian? The Bible tells that being a Christian is far more than going to church, being moral, and working to make society a better place. In this sermon on Luke 4:25–35 titled “Called to True Discipleship,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shares that while all the

Invited to the Feast

Invited to the Feast

November 14, 2023

Luke 14:15-24 — What is the great feast of God? It is far more than any meal, for the feast of God that all are invited to is the gospel of Jesus Christ. In this sermon on Luke 14:15–24 titled “Invited to the Feast,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches on the parable of Jesus wherein all the guests of t

Whosoever Exalteth Himself?

Whosoever Exalteth Himself?

November 13, 2023

Luke 14:7-14 — The kingdom of God is not like the kingdoms of this world. This great truth is at the heart of Jesus Christ’s ministry. This is why He speaks the seemingly contradictory truth that those who exalt themselves will be brought low, but those that humble themselves will be exalted in the

In the Shadow of His Wing

In the Shadow of His Wing

November 12, 2023

Luke 13:34-35 — Who are the hypocrites? In this sermon on Luke 13:34–35 titled “In the Shadow of His Wing,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains how those who rejected Jesus in the time of his ministry were just like those that persecuted the prophets and murdered them in the Old Testament. The greatest

The Lord of Lords

The Lord of Lords

November 11, 2023

Luke 13:31-33 — In this sermon on Luke 13:31–31 titled “The Lord of Lords,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones centers this sermon around a critical topic: Why do people not believe? He visits an important passage where the character of Jesus is on display. When told by the Pharisees that Herod is out to kill H

Are There Few that Be Saved?

Are There Few that Be Saved?

November 10, 2023

Luke 13:23-28 — In this sermon on Luke 13:23–28 titled “Are There Few That Be Saved?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones focuses on Christ answering a man’s question: “how many will be saved?” Instances like these, Dr. Lloyd-Jones says, allow the believer to see how Jesus walked and talked on Earth. These conve

In the Midst of Life

In the Midst of Life

November 9, 2023

Luke 13:1-9 — Why do people reject the claims of Christianity? Modern people claim that they are enlightened. They believe in their own reasoning and find Christianity to be irrational and utterly unbelievable. In this sermon on Luke 13:1–9 titled “In the Midst of Life,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows

The Blindness of Modern man

The Blindness of Modern man

November 8, 2023

Luke 12:54-57 — Is Christianity based on nothing more than myths? In this sermon on Luke 12:54–57 titled “The Blindness of Modern Man,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones confronts this false claim, showing that the message of Christianity is based on the historical facts of the life, death, and resurrection of

The Fear of Death

The Fear of Death

November 7, 2023

Luke 12:4-5 — In his sermon on Luke 12:4–5 titled “The Fear of Death,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones orients his message around an essential and crucial topic: how the Christian is supposed to live in the world. He focuses on this Scripture where Christ warns His disciples to not fear death, but to fear He

Leaven of the Pharisees

Leaven of the Pharisees

November 6, 2023

Luke 12:1-12 — In his sermon on Luke 12:1–12 titled “Leaven of the Pharisees,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones visits the topic of hypocrisy and how it relates to Christians today. He asks, “What is the enemy to the Christian life?” and the answer is hypocrisy. It remains a terrible liability to the believer

Grace Not Gifts

Grace Not Gifts

November 5, 2023

Luke 10:20 — “It is our fatal tendency to rejoice in the wrong things in connection with our spiritual life and experience.” Humans are so quickly impressed with spiritual success and dangerously blinded by pride. How fast they forget the true joy that their names are recorded in the book of life an

Entering the Kingdom

Entering the Kingdom

November 4, 2023

Luke 9:57-62 — Why is the kingdom of God so divisive? It may seem strange to say that Jesus and His message are a source of controversy and division, but in this sermon on Luke 9:57–62 titled “Entering the Kingdom,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that it is just that. Jesus’s call is to follow Him and

This Is My Beloved Son

This Is My Beloved Son

November 3, 2023

Luke 9:35 — In this sermon on Luke 9:35 titled “This Is My Beloved Son,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches about the Mount of Transfiguration where God declares who Jesus is. God tells that Jesus is His Son and all must listen to Him. Human merit nor worldly wisdom is at the heart of Christianity, but

Because He First Loved Us

Because He First Loved Us

November 2, 2023

Luke 7:36-50 — There is a difference in knowing Jesus and simply know things about Him. In this sermon on Luke 7:36–50 titled “Because He First Loved Us,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones examines this statement by looking at the life of Simon the Pharisee. Jesus was invited to dine with Simon, but Simon had

Facing the Evidence

Facing the Evidence

November 1, 2023

Luke 5:17 — Who is Jesus? To answer this question, one must look at all the extraordinary miracles and deeds He performed before many witnesses. These all affirm His claim that He is who He said He was: God in the flesh. If the evidence is clear, why did so may in Jesus’s time reject Him, just as ma

Unbelief and Modern Man

Unbelief and Modern Man

October 31, 2023

Luke 4:22 — Why do men and women today reject Jesus? In this message on Luke 4:22 titled “Unbelief and Modern Man,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that modern people reject the gospel for the same reason that the Jewish people of Jesus’s day rejected Him: Jesus is not who they want Him to be. Jesus

A State of Unbelief

A State of Unbelief

October 30, 2023

Luke 4:22 — What does the rejection of Jesus by His own people teach about humanity? In this sermon on Luke 4:22 titled “A State of Unbelief,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones states that while one might be tempted to overlook the story of Jesus’s fellow Jews rejecting Him as ancient history, there is more th

The Acceptable Year of the Lord

The Acceptable Year of the Lord

October 29, 2023

Luke 4:19 — What is the acceptable year of the Lord? In this sermon on Luke 4:19 Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones looks at the year of jubilee in the Old Testament where every seven years slaves were set free and land was returned to its original owners. He shows that this looks forward to the day when God’s

Bruised by Sin

Bruised by Sin

October 28, 2023

Luke 4:18-19 — What does it mean that a person is bruised by sin? In this sermon on Luke 4:18–19 titled “Bruised By Sin,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches on Jesus’s teaching that people are slaves and victims to sin. They are so blinded by their own deceitful hearts that they are unable to see the n

Recovery of Sight to the Blind

Recovery of Sight to the Blind

October 27, 2023

Luke 4:18-19 — In this sermon on Luke 4:18–19 titled “Recovery of Sight to the Blind,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones uncovers the biblical truth regarding the human heart that most do not want to consider. People are wholly corrupt and sinful as a result of the fall. They are blind and unable to see the li

Divine Knowledge

Divine Knowledge

October 26, 2023

Luke 4:18-19 — The glorious truth of the message of Christ is that people can know God and come into a relationship with Him. God has not created humanity and left them to themselves, but has revealed Himself. This revelation does not come through human reason, for Paul tells that the message of the

Deliverance to the Captives

Deliverance to the Captives

October 25, 2023

Luke 4:17-19 — Why does the Bible tell that people are captives? This is an odd statement to many today, just as it was in the time of Jesus, but this truth is at the heart of the gospel. In this sermon on deliverance from Luke 4:17–19 titled “Deliverance to the Captives,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones pre

To Heal the Broken-Hearted

To Heal the Broken-Hearted

October 24, 2023

Luke 4:18 — In this sermon on healing the broken hearted from Luke 4:18, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones discusses the disease in humankind—sin. This disease has many symptoms, and there are numerous manifestations of sin. “Do you regard this gospel as the greatest good news you have ever heard?” One must kn

What is the Good News?

What is the Good News?

October 23, 2023

Luke 4:18-19 — What is Christianity all about? There is no one better to get an answer to this question than Jesus Himself. In this sermon on Luke 4:18–19 titled “What is the Good News?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones looks at Jesus’s statement concerning Himself. Jesus tells that He has come to bring good

Think About Good

Think About Good

October 22, 2023

Luke 3:1-2 — God’s law was given after the fall of humanity and His communication with humanity continued until it suddenly halted for 400 years. Silence for 400 years left humankind waiting for God’s word to come again. In this sermon on Luke 3:1–2 titled “Think About Good,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Are You a Christian?

Are You a Christian?

October 21, 2023

Luke 2:44 — In this sermon on Luke 2:44 titled “Are You a Christian?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones gives listeners a sober reminder. Just as Joseph and Mary supposed Jesus was in the crowd when He wasn't, many people assume they are Christians when they are not. Joseph and Mary went on their travels witho

As Little Children

As Little Children

October 20, 2023

Luke 2:7 — The Christmas message as found in Holy Scripture is full of mystery. As one meditates on the true meaning of Christmas, one wonders why the eternal Son of God came in the particular way He did. Why was He born of a virgin? Why was He not born in a palace? Why did the Son of God live such

... Laid Him in a Manger

... Laid Him in a Manger

October 19, 2023

Luke 2:7 — There is a vast difference between the good news of the eternal Son of God taking on flesh to rescue sinners and the vague commercialized cultural Christmas message of good cheer. The authoritative word of God does not present a Christmas message about the brotherhood of humanity and vagu

Those days ...

Those days ...

October 18, 2023

Luke 2:1 — Every Christmas season a battle rages. For Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones the battle rages over the historical facts about the birth of Christ. While many deny the facts of Christmas altogether, Dr. Lloyd-Jones says there is a much more dangerous message distributed among the culture during the C

The Light of God

The Light of God

October 17, 2023

Luke 1:76-79 — If one begins the Christmas season by acknowledging that the world is in darkness without Christ, and admitting that there is fear of death, illness, pain, and, war, then they can truly praise the coming of the Son of God. In this sermon on Luke 1:76–79 titled “The Light of God,” Dr.

The Wisdom of Man

The Wisdom of Man

October 16, 2023

Luke 1:51-53 — How does Jesus shatter thinking of what it means to be great? In this sermon on Luke 1:51–53 titled “The Wisdom of Man,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones looks at Mary’s song of praise and what it tells about Jesus. Worldly people look to what is outwardly strong and impressive. They look to wh

Choose Wisdom

Choose Wisdom

October 15, 2023

1 Kings 3:9 — Everyone is given the choice of wisdom or pleasure in this life. This is the choice Solomon was given and he chose wisdom. In this sermon on 1 Kings 3:9, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that when the world is chosen over wisdom, humanity is guaranteed to experience emptiness. Humanity was

Not Far from the Kingdom

Not Far from the Kingdom

October 14, 2023

Mark 12:34 — In this sermon on Mark 12:34 titled “Not Far From the Kingdom,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones discusses the matter of the kingdom of God. No one suffered in this world like the Son of God. Biblical Christianity is not vague or indefinite. Either one is in the kingdom of God or they are not. Ev

Love Thy Neighbour

Love Thy Neighbour

October 13, 2023

Mark 12:28-31 — Chaos, conflict, and crisis are a regular part of the world. All of humanity’s attempts to bring peace and reconciliation fall short. In this sermon on Mark 21:28–31 titled “Love Thy Neighbour,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shares that humanity’s priorities are misplaced. Humankind tries t

The Way of Entry

The Way of Entry

October 12, 2023

Mark 10:17-25 — All try to find satisfaction in this life, but they must first seek God’s kingdom. Do not be deceived—not only will the unrighteousness not enter the kingdom, even the good one does is not enough. It is a peculiar, yet common fallacy. In this sermon on Mark 10:17–25 titled “The Way o

The Kingdom of God is at Hand

The Kingdom of God is at Hand

October 11, 2023

Mark 1:14-15 — In this sermon on Mark 1:14–15 titled “The Kingdom of God is at Hand,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones presents God’s message that calls all to listen to the truth. Humanity’s notion of Christianity is wrong. The depth of the knowledge of God’s truth is far from known. The modern position find

The Power of the Gospel

The Power of the Gospel

October 10, 2023

Mark 1:1 — What is the gospel? The answer to this simple question has ultimate meaning for the lives of everyone. In this sermon on Mark 1:1 titled “The Power of the Gospel,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches that many look for answers to the problems they face in the world, whether it is religion, pol

Man and Dogma

Man and Dogma

October 9, 2023

Matthew 22:34-40 — What is the relationship between teaching and good deeds in the Bible? In this sermon on Matthew 22:34–40 titled “Man and Dogma,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones responds to those that say they do not want dogma, but only what is practical and what helps them love their neighbor. He shows

A New Humanity

A New Humanity

October 8, 2023

Matthew 24:14 — In this sermon on Matthew 24:14 titled “A New Humanity,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses history from the Lord’s view and the prophesies already fulfilled. While these are prophesies of doom, He also offers good news of a new kingdom. This leads to questions on how one can enter int

The Only Way

The Only Way

October 7, 2023

Matthew 24:14 — In the midst of a prophecy of gloom, there is a good news. In this sermon on Matthew 24:14 titled “The Only Way,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses the Messiah of the Old Testament. The world without God is under the wrath of God – where is the hope? It is a different message and pers

Entering the Kingdom of Heaven

Entering the Kingdom of Heaven

October 6, 2023

Matthew 24:14 — The chaotic world and the glorious kingdom of Heaven are in juxtaposition. In the world there is constant trouble, discord, rebellion, and estrangement from God. The kingdom of Heaven offers hope, safety and relationship with the Creator. There is no impending destruction in God’s ki

The Kingdom of God

The Kingdom of God

October 5, 2023

Matthew 24:14 — In this sermon in a series on Matthew 24:14 titled “The Kingdom of God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches on what the gospel is, not just what it is not. What is the way of escape that is offered to followers of Jesus and what is the kingdom of God found so often in the gospels? First,

The Christian Message and the World

The Christian Message and the World

October 4, 2023

Matthew 24:6 — Opponents of Christianity will say that the gospel is too narrow and that Christians must conform their worldview. How should Christians respond to this charge and the subsequent challenge? In this sermon on Matthew 24:6 titled “The Christian Message and the World,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-J

The Destruction of the World

The Destruction of the World

October 3, 2023

Matthew 24:3-14 — Some make the charge that the gospel failed because the world is not a better place. In this sermon from Matthew 24:3–14 titled “The Destruction of the World,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones walks through these questions and how to analyze them from a biblical perspective. First, Scripture

The Living Temple

The Living Temple

October 2, 2023

Matthew 24:1-2 — What is the meaning of life? If history is compared with today, it seems that humanity has been going in circles. Wars continue to occur, evil people are in charge of the nations, crime abounds, and it seems that hope is hard to come by. Many put their hope in modern humanity and th

The Free Gift of God's Grace

The Free Gift of God's Grace

October 1, 2023

Matthew 20:1-16 — Don’t misunderstand the kingdom of God. In an age where people clamor for fairness, it can be hard for Christians to stand strong on the biblical teachings regarding salvation and eternal life. The parable in this sermon reinforces that all are in grave danger of misunderstanding t

A Clean Heart

A Clean Heart

September 30, 2023

Matthew 18:1-4 — Amidst all of the chaos that rules on a global scale, humanity still believes that the key to peace is self-help and self-improvement. In this sermon on Matthew 18:1–4 titled “A Clean Heart, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that, just like the disciples, people today have a false unders

The Great Question

The Great Question

September 29, 2023

Matthew 16:26 — In this sermon on Matthew 18:1–4 titled “The Great Question,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows how Jesus taught that souls are of greater importance than anything else on the earth. This sermon shows that without Christ, the condition of the soul is lost and no one can find satisfaction

A Knowledge of God

A Knowledge of God

September 28, 2023

Matthew 11:28 — What is one of the main reasons people give for rejecting the claims of Christ? In this sermon on Matthew 11:28 titled “A Knowledge of God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that many claim that it is narrow and dogmatic to claim to have all the answers to life, particularly Christian

Woe Unto Thee

Woe Unto Thee

September 27, 2023

Matthew 11:21-28 — What did Jesus mean when He said, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened”? What is the burden? In this sermon on Matthew 11:21–28 titled “Woe Unto Thee,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches on the necessity of seeing Christ’s gentleness as well as His severeness. Many today p

Art Thou He that Should Come?

Art Thou He that Should Come?

September 26, 2023

Matthew 11:2-6 — In this sermon on Matthew 11:2–6 titled “Art Thou He that Should Come?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-looks at the question John the Baptist asked during his imprisonment. Getting the answer correct to this question is of the highest importance, but it is an answer that makes many people feel as

Sheep Without a Shepherd

Sheep Without a Shepherd

September 25, 2023

Matthew 9:36 — What are the essentials of the Christian gospel? In this sermon on Matthew 9:36 titled “Sheep Without a Shepherd,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones analyzes this passage in which Jesus sees a multitude of people and has compassion on them. Dr. Lloyd-Jones recognizes the unique authority of Jesu

New Wineskins

New Wineskins

September 24, 2023

Matthew 9:16-17 — What is at the center of Jesus’s message? What is at the heart of all the parables and teachings of Jesus? In this sermon on wineskins from Matthew 9:16–17, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches that it is not the external ritualistic religion found in many churches today, nor is it the

The Effect of Christianity

The Effect of Christianity

September 23, 2023

Matthew 9:14-17 — What is it about Christianity that brings about such strong reactions from people? In this sermon on Matthew 9:14–17 titled “The Effect of Christianity,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains how believers and unbelievers both have strong opinions on Christianity. Some are hostile to Jes

What is Christianity?

What is Christianity?

September 22, 2023

Matthew 9:10-13 — In this sermon on Matthew 9:10–13 titled “What is Christianity?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones answers questions that will determine a person’s eternal destiny. Learn about the wrong idea of Christianity and what living a “good life” really means. A Christian should not assume that they a

Follow Me

Follow Me

September 21, 2023

Matthew 9:9 — In this sermon, "Follow Me", from Matthew 9:9, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones helps the listener understand the meaning when Jesus says “Follow me.” Much more serious than being lost in a strange place, all of humankind is completely lost in their sin. Jesus says that all are blinded by their

The Call of Christ

The Call of Christ

September 20, 2023

Matthew 9:9 — What does it mean to be called by the Lord Jesus Christ? In this sermon on Matthew 9:9 titled “The Call of Christ,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones looks to the example of Matthew, a tax collector whom Jesus called one day. Matthew responds to this call by leaving his old sinful life behind and

Reconciled to God

Reconciled to God

September 19, 2023

Matthew 9:1-8 — What is the greatest need in life? Perhaps a person is in a financial bind, has some broken relationships, or a physical ailment. But if those all were fixed, would they have a perfect life? In this sermon on Matthew 9:1–8 titled “Reconciled to God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches t

Right Priorities

Right Priorities

September 18, 2023

Matthew 6:33 — In this age of anxiety, does the Christian gospel offer a distinct message? Is the Christian life a different way of looking at the world? In this sermon on Matthew 6:33 titled “Right Priorities,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones argues that humanity’s trouble in life is due to a false view of

Seek Ye First

Seek Ye First

September 17, 2023

Matthew 6:33 — Jesus’ words in Matthew 6:33 seem simple: “Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.” As Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones reveals in his sermon on Matthew 6:33 “Seek Ye First,” they are in fact a profound statement on the priorities o

The Gospel of the Kingdom

The Gospel of the Kingdom

September 16, 2023

Matthew 4:23 — What is the gospel is? A great tragedy today (even among professing Christians) is not knowing what the gospel of Jesus Christ is. In this Christmas sermon on Matthew 4:23 titled “The Gospel of the Kingdom,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches on the message that frames the beginning and

The Promise Fulfilled

The Promise Fulfilled

September 15, 2023

Matthew 1:1 — Lists of names or genealogies can seem quite obscure, boring, and irrelevant. In his message on Matthew 1:1 titled “The Promise Fulfilled,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says the essence of the Christmas message is found in Matthew’s genealogy. If Christianity was just a teaching or philosoph

O Come Let Us Adore Him

O Come Let Us Adore Him

September 14, 2023

Micah 5:2 — The story of the human race points to Bethlehem. The focal point of history is Bethlehem. Everything in the Scriptures points to Bethlehem. In this Christmas sermon on Micah 5:2 titled “O Come Let Us Adore Him,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones brings out the marvelous character of the season. But

Outside the Word of God

Outside the Word of God

September 13, 2023

Amos 8:9-12 — God made humanity for Himself and His own pleasure. In this sermon on Amos 8:9–12 titled “Outside the Word of God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones looks at the warnings of sin and the promises of obedience God gave to Israel. The Christian message starts with personal condemnation and exposure

The Prophecy of Daniel

The Prophecy of Daniel

September 12, 2023

Daniel 7:9-14 — In this sermon on Daniel 7:9–14 titled “The Prophesy of Daniel,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains the relevancy of this prophesy and the Bible as a whole. Humanity’s sinful state is explained and there is a prophecy of what is yet to come. Much of what Scripture conveys has already be

The Kingdom that Cannot be Removed

The Kingdom that Cannot be Removed

September 11, 2023

Daniel 2:44, Luke 2:1 — Why is the birth of Christ important? In this sermon on Daniel 2:44 titled “The Kingdom that Cannot be Removed,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains why the birth of a baby in the little town of Bethlehem changes the whole course of human history. While this may sound like a gran

Saved By Grace Alone

Saved By Grace Alone

September 10, 2023

Ezekiel 36:35-36 — Sin pollutes and perverts—it is an attack on God’s greatness and glory. In this sermon on Ezekiel 36:35–36 titled “Saved By Grace Alone,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones speaks about Israel's example when the heathen looked on Israel’s desolation and mocked God. Humanity is designed to bea

The Unproductive Age

The Unproductive Age

September 9, 2023

Ezekiel 36:34-35 — Discover the benefits that come when one forfeits sins for the glory of God. Exceeding riches of God’s grace are found to be endless in Christ. In this sermon on Ezekiel 36:34–35 titled “The Unproductive Age, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses the sin that ruins humanity and defaces

The Temple in the Soul

The Temple in the Soul

September 8, 2023

Ezekiel 36:33-35 — In this sermon on Ezekiel 36:33–35 titled “The Temple in the Soul,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones proclaims that there is one God and one message of salvation that runs consistently throughout the entire Bible. From Genesis to Revelation, God is working to bring His plan of salvation to

The Foolishness of Man

The Foolishness of Man

September 7, 2023

Ezekiel 36:31-32 — God provides emancipation and deliverance from the captivity of sin, but the devil is also trying to provide a “solution.” The Bible is careful to tell and teach how to discern what is true. If this world was the only one, it really wouldn’t matter what one seeks for happiness, bu

Man in a State of Famine

Man in a State of Famine

September 6, 2023

Ezekiel 36:29-30 — “I come to a place of final satisfaction.” In this sermon on Ezekiel 36:29–30 titled “Man in a State of Famine,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones rejoices in the fullness of the Christian life and hope of the gospel. Christianity doesn’t call God’s people to scorn the luxuries and pleasures

A Great and Complete Salvation

A Great and Complete Salvation

September 5, 2023

Ezekiel 36:28 — The greatest tragedy in the world is the neglect of the Christian message. This neglect causes so much unhappiness and distress. Everything God does is a perfect work and in His salvation nothing is left undone, but many people, even Christians, fail to recognize this greatness. They

I Will Put My Spirit Within You

I Will Put My Spirit Within You

September 4, 2023

Ezekiel 36:27 — If one fails to understand the completeness of the gospel and Christianity, they will fail to reap the benefits given by God. First, all need forgiveness and to be washed of their sins. One cannot receive help from God until they receive forgiveness. They must be in a right relations

A New Heart

A New Heart

September 3, 2023

Ezekiel 36:26 — What does it take to change a person? Many in modern society say people simply need political change, or to change their environment. In this sermon on Ezekiel 36:26 titled “A New Heart,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says that Scripture gives a very different answer. Scripture tells that a

Ye Shall Be Clean

Ye Shall Be Clean

September 2, 2023

Ezekiel 36:25 — In this sermon on Ezekiel 36:25 titled “Ye Shall Be Clean,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones tells listeners that all humans are born into slavery to sin. The first reality that sinners must come to in order for them to be saved by God is their sinfulness. Sinners stand dirty before God. Dr. L

Out of Babylon into Canaan

Out of Babylon into Canaan

September 1, 2023

Ezekiel 36:24 — What is the gospel and how does it reveal God’s glory? In this sermon on Ezekiel 36:24 titled “Out of Babylon into Canaan,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches how one’s blindness to the truth about sin is what enables them to continue in it. God’s punishment of sin is very clear. The gos

The Act of Rebellion

The Act of Rebellion

August 31, 2023

Ezekiel 36:16 — Is humanity responsible for all the evil in the world? The Bible says that humanity was made in the image of God and they were made upright, but they sinned and become corrupt when they put their own wisdom above that of God. Ever since, all the children of Adam and Eve have been bor

I Poured My Fury Upon Them

I Poured My Fury Upon Them

August 30, 2023

Ezekiel 36:16-18 — Some may posit that the Bible could never be fully explained and understood in a single sermon. However, in Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ sermon on Ezekiel 36:16-18, he points out that two main themes can be drawn from this passage. The first, that we are all sinners. No man is perfect

Separated Unto Holiness

Separated Unto Holiness

August 29, 2023

Ezekiel 36:21-33 — Do you know the truth about yourself and the truth about salvation? In this sermon on Ezekiel 36:21-33 titled “Separated unto holiness,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones answers these questions while examining God’s message to Israel when they were in times of trouble. The gospel is unchang

The Revelation from God

The Revelation from God

August 28, 2023

Ezekiel 36:16 — With all the many voices in the world today, it is hard to determine which ones should be listened to. Between friends, family, media, and experts on various topics, there is an overflow of input. In this sermon on Ezekiel 36:16 titled “The Revelation from God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jone

The Foolishness of God ...

The Foolishness of God ...

August 27, 2023

Ezekiel 17:24 — Christians can be like children who provide instructions to adults without true knowledge. Like the child, Christians do this by thinking about how God should do things. In this sermon on Ezekiel 17:24 titled “The Foolishness of God…,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones walks through the Bible t

Christ; the Only Hope

Christ; the Only Hope

August 26, 2023

Ezekiel 13:1-16 — In this sermon on Ezekiel 13:1–16 titled “Christ, the Only Hope,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses a question that is central to all of life: “who is man?”. Many today say that people are fundamentally good, or at least morally neutral, with the ability to become either a good or a

The Christian Experience

The Christian Experience

August 25, 2023

Ezekiel 3:1-3 — Why it is beneficial to study the Old Testament? Reading through the Old Testament can seem challenging and confusing at times, but in this sermon on Ezekiel 3:1–3 titled “The Christian Experience,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones illustrates it is very applicable to the life of a believer to

The Experience of Ezekiel

The Experience of Ezekiel

August 24, 2023

Ezekiel 1:28 — Christians can feel that their testimony or walk with God has not been as dramatic as that of other people or the prophets of the Old Testament. Perhaps they feel they know a lot about God, but unsure if they have ever experienced Him on a personal level. In this sermon on Ezekiel 1:2

The Message for Today

The Message for Today

August 23, 2023

Jeremiah 36:2-3 — Turning away from God has terrible consequences. Look no further than the Old Testament to see how the Israelites turned away from God and suffered terrible disaster. In this sermon on Jeremiah 36:2-3, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches on the need for all men to turn to God, and the

Backsliding

Backsliding

August 22, 2023

Jeremiah 31:21 — Christians who are unhappy may feel as though they are not receiving the Lord’s blessing as they once had. Jeremiah was a prophet to the people of Israel who were unhappy in their captivity in Babylon. In this sermon on backsliding from Jeremiah 31:21 titled “Wandering from the High

The Unbeliever

The Unbeliever

August 21, 2023

Jeremiah 17:14-15 — What is one’s response to the word of the Lord? Do they believe it and does His word draw them to confession of sin and repentance? In this sermon on Jeremiah 17:14–15 titled “The Unbeliever,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones exhorts the Christian to examine how they respond to the word of

Healed From Sin

Healed From Sin

August 20, 2023

Jeremiah 17:14-15 — How does one know that they are a Christian? In this sermon on Jeremiah 17:14–15 titled “Healed From Sin,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses the topic of assurance and provides tests of faith for believers to examine themselves. He elaborates that a Christian understands themselve

Names Written in the Earth

Names Written in the Earth

August 19, 2023

Jeremiah 17:13 — In this sermon on Jeremiah 17:13 titled “Names Written in the Earth,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones makes a clear and bold statement: sin is deliberate. When sinning, a person knows that they are rebelling against a holy God. The first people lived with God in the garden and knew God perso

God; Our Sanctuary

God; Our Sanctuary

August 18, 2023

Jeremiah 17:12 — Where does one find sanctuary? In this sermon on Jeremiah 17:12 titled “God, Our Sanctuary,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones urges the listener to turn away from the idolatrous notion that anyone can create glory for themselves completely separate from God, and to cling to the infinitely glo

The Manifestation of Sin

The Manifestation of Sin

August 17, 2023

Jeremiah 17:11 — In this sermon on the manifestation of sin from Jeremiah 17:11, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses the essential problem with humanity, namely, pride. Humanity is convinced that they are smart enough and can handle their own problems. They can understand their own issues and deal with

The Judgement of God

The Judgement of God

August 16, 2023

Jeremiah 17:10 — Sin darkens and deceives the mind, leading to all kinds of horrors that are found in this life. It causes distance and estrangement from God. People forget that God is holy, but all of creation proclaims God and His majesty. The heavens declare the glory of God. In this sermon on Je

A Life in Christ

A Life in Christ

August 15, 2023

Jeremiah 17:5-8 — What is truly in the heart of people? What is the mind really like? In this sermon on Jeremiah 17:5–8 titled “A Life in Christ,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches that everyone is born in sin and darkness. This is found all throughout Scripture, beginning with the fall in Genesis and

The Christian Life

The Christian Life

August 14, 2023

Jeremiah 17:5-8 — How can sinful people be blessed by a Holy God? How can sinners come before the throne of God and claim God’s blessings as their own? To the natural person, this is impossible. Sinful people do not believe in a grace that can reconcile God and humanity, so they say one has to work

The Nature of Man

The Nature of Man

August 13, 2023

Jeremiah 17:5-8 — What does it take to change sinful people? This is a question that everyone must ask at one point or another in their life because all live in a world of sin. Why is the world and humankind the way that they are? The Bible not only tells why people are sinners, but it also tells ho

God or Man?

God or Man?

August 12, 2023

Jeremiah 17:5-8 — Why has humanity strayed away from God? Many men and women go throughout their lives not caring about God, salvation, or eternity. They concern themselves with everything other than God and His ways, yet all were created by God and for God. In this sermon on Jeremiah 17:5–8 titled

Thus Saith the Lord

Thus Saith the Lord

August 11, 2023

Jeremiah 17:5-8 — Why is it that in the modern day, with all the technological achievements, humanity still faces the same problems it did three thousand years ago? It is apparent that humankind is sick with a disease, with every generation promising a utopian future. All are still in a cycle of dea

The True Wisdom

The True Wisdom

August 10, 2023

Jeremiah 9:23-24 — In Dr. Martyn-Lloyd Jones sermon on Jeremiah 9:23-24, he explores the consistent nature of man throughout time. Our inherent nature, both in biblical times and now, is to live life for ourselves and enjoy ourselves however we see fit. Dr. Lloyd-Jones states, “man doesn’t change at

Fake Religion

Fake Religion

August 9, 2023

Jeremiah 2:26-28 — What can cause people to fall into unutterable folly? God calls these people to think and consider. Compare and contrast religions—in what does the Christian trust and how do they prepare for eternity? A person’s religion is their working philosophy; the thing they rest upon and t

A Degenerate Vine

A Degenerate Vine

August 8, 2023

Jeremiah 2:20-22 — What do the people of Israel have to teach? Because all things in holy Scripture are for humanity’s benefit, Christians can learn much about the nature of humanity and themselves by looking at the ancient people of God. In this sermon on Jeremiah 2:20–22 titled “A Degenerate Vine,

A Fear of the Lord

A Fear of the Lord

August 7, 2023

Jeremiah 2:19 — What is the essence of sin? What is it that makes sin so destructive and alienating from God? In this sermon on Jeremiah 2:19 titled “A Fear of the Lord,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that sin is not merely something that people do, but it is a state of the heart and mind. At the cen

Ignorant of the Truth of God

Ignorant of the Truth of God

August 6, 2023

Jeremiah 2:18 — What is the world’s greatest problem? Many would say war; others would say it is poverty. Some say that regardless of what the problem is, it can be solved by education alone. In this sermon on Jeremiah 2:18 titled “Ignorant of the Truth of God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones goes on to sho

Man; a Slave

Man; a Slave

August 5, 2023

Jeremiah 2:14-17 — What is humanity’s problem? What is it about people and the world that accounts for all the ills and trials of human life? The question is present all through human history, yet modern humanity has no answer. In this sermon on Jeremiah 2:14–17 titled “Man, A Slave,” Dr. Martyn Llo

The Condition of Fallen Man

The Condition of Fallen Man

August 4, 2023

Jeremiah 2:10-12 — What is the greatest contradiction about humanity? According to Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones in this sermon from Jeremiah 2:10–12 titled “The Condition of the Fallen Man,” it is the fact that people claim to be great rational thinkers, yet they reject God and die in sin. Humanity claims

I Will Plead With You

I Will Plead With You

August 3, 2023

Jeremiah 2:9 — How bad is sin? While many look at sin as something trivial and light, God does not. In this sermon from Jeremiah 2:9, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones expounds on the great truth of God’s judgement against sin, but also God’s great love for sinners. The great truth of the Gospel is that though

The Only Authority

The Only Authority

August 2, 2023

Jeremiah 2:8 — What does the prophet Jeremiah say to the church of today? According to Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones in this sermon on Jeremiah 2:8 titled “The Only Authority,” the prophet Jeremiah reminds of the importance of God’s authority in one’s life. Jeremiah decried the corrupt and abusive priestho

A Depraved Nature

A Depraved Nature

August 1, 2023

Jeremiah 2:7 — Is Christianity a joyless religion based on strict law keeping? Sadly, many people think that the teachings of Jesus Christ are just this. But in this sermon on Jeremiah 2:7 titled “A Depraved Nature,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that this is wholly opposed to what the Bible actually

A Ruined Mansion

A Ruined Mansion

July 31, 2023

Jeremiah 2:6 — What is the source of suffering and misery in this world? In this sermon on Jeremiah 2:6 titled “A Ruined Mansion,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses this question and more. Humanity is like a ruined mansion, a dark shadow of what it once was. People were made to be a friend of God, bu

Life Without God

Life Without God

July 30, 2023

Jeremiah 2:5 — It is common to encounter disbelief, skepticism, and disdain for Christianity from unbelievers. Driven by a fear of this criticism, some Christians retreat from conversations about God and the gospel. In this sermon based on Jeremiah 2:5 titled “Life Without God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jon

Fountain of Living Waters

Fountain of Living Waters

July 29, 2023

Jeremiah 2:13 — Everyone must consider what they are chasing in life and if it will last. In this sermon in Jeremiah 2:13 titled “Fountain of Living Waters,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones states that all seek satisfaction from a worldview that is either like a cistern of stagnant water or a fountain of flo

Saved By Grace

Saved By Grace

July 28, 2023

Isaiah 52:1-3 — The gospel like a trapped city hearing of coming deliverance. In this sermon on Isaiah 52:1–3 titled “Saved By Grace,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shares that this joy produced by the news of Scripture is a great characteristic of the gospel and the story of the Bible is seen in this pass

The Character of God

The Character of God

July 27, 2023

Isaiah 40:25-28 — What separates humanity from God? In this sermon on Isaiah 40:25–28 titled “The Character of God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones responds that the answer is God’s holiness. Because all of humanity is sinful and fallen, they are alienated from God. Sinners cannot approach God or stand befo

To Whom then will Ye Liken God?

To Whom then will Ye Liken God?

July 26, 2023

Isaiah 40:18-24 — How does the Bible describe the folly of sinful people? While many today claim that to reject God and His revelation is to become enlightened, the Bible denounces unbelief as spiritually bankrupt and foolish. In this sermon on Isaiah 40:18–24 titled “To Whom then Will Ye Liken God?

The Wisdom of God

The Wisdom of God

July 25, 2023

Isaiah 40:13-14 — How has God turned the wisdom of the world into foolishness? The answer is found in the person and work of Jesus Christ. Jesus is the opposite of what the world tells is wise and mighty. In this sermon on Isaiah 40:13–14 titled “The Wisdom of God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones confronts

Behold Your God

Behold Your God

July 24, 2023

Isaiah 40:12-17 — What is one of the greatest errors when people talk and think about God? In this sermon on Isaiah 40:12–17 titled “Behold Your God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches that it is the assumption that God is like people. This tendency is seen in the way that humanity set themselves up a

A Life in Christ

A Life in Christ

July 23, 2023

Isaiah 40:11 — Who is the promised Messiah spoken of in the Old Testament? In this sermon on Isaiah 40:11 titled “A Life in Christ,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that it is Jesus Christ. He is the faithful Shepherd who loves His sheep and lays down His life for them so that they might have eternal l

The Godhead Revealed

The Godhead Revealed

July 22, 2023

Isaiah 40:5 — This gospel is the most astounding thing the world has ever known. In this sermon on Isaiah 40:5 titled “The Godhead Revealed,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones declares the character and kindness of God. The life of sin is one of misery, but God is ready to pardon iniquity and change one’s whol

What is Christianity?

What is Christianity?

July 21, 2023

Isaiah 40:3-5 — The devil wants to keep all people from God. In this sermon, learn how the devil keeps people from knowing God and from knowing what true Christianity is. In this sermon from Isaiah 40:3–5 titled “What is Christianity?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses the true and living God and tha

A State of Warfare

A State of Warfare

July 20, 2023

Isaiah 40:1-2 — The Christian life is altogether the work of God, not humanity. God’s word is from Him and to those waging warfare against Him. In this sermon on Isaiah 40:1–2 titled “A State of Warfare,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses sin, peace, and the mark of a true Christian that separates th

To Be Made Anew

To Be Made Anew

July 19, 2023

Isaiah 22:8-14 — Have you ever come across a passage in the Bible that describes the exact situation you are in? This is not a coincidence, it is an illustration of the great message of the Bible. In this sermon on Isaiah 22: 8-14, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones examines the problems that Israel had in this

For Unto us a Child is Born

For Unto us a Child is Born

July 18, 2023

Isaiah 9:6-7 — The hymn writer Charles Wesley famously wrote a Christmas hymn about Jesus Christ, saying, “born a child and yet a king.” In this sermon “For Unto Us a Child is Born,” from Isaiah 9:6-7, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones finds this as the great summation of the prophet Isaiah’s announcement 800

The Anger of the Lord

The Anger of the Lord

July 17, 2023

Isaiah 5:25 — Saying “God is love” is not controversial and likely receives nods of affirmation and hearty amens. It is a universal doctrine that receives little backlash. While many elevate the love of God above all other attributes, any mention of discipline or wrath is violently objected and atta

Freedom and Liberty in Christ

Freedom and Liberty in Christ

July 16, 2023

Isaiah 5:24 — In this sermon on freedom in Christ from Isaiah 5:24, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses a culture that is driven by temporary happiness and is opposed to any kind of law or call to obedience. He explains that humanity is addicted to experience, but cannot be satisfied. Moreover, he says

The Victim of Sin

The Victim of Sin

July 15, 2023

Isaiah 5:22-23 — Sin has different symptoms. Some sins manifest in drunkenness and some manifest in self-righteousness, but everyone has to grapple with the sin that is found in the unconverted heart. In this sermon on Isaiah 5:22–23 titled “The Victim of Sin,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones expounds on the

The Wisdom of the Wise

The Wisdom of the Wise

July 14, 2023

Isaiah 5:21 — Everyone needs to consider what is their greatest need. Is it health, fitness, employment, love? Do these desires distract them from their need for God? Throughout history, humanity cycles through philosophies to explain away their need for God and declare their own intellectual superi

Moral Perversion

Moral Perversion

July 13, 2023

Isaiah 5:20 — In this sermon on Isaiah 5:20 titled “Moral Perversion,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones talks about how today’s society is particularly contaminated with perverse sin. He describes how society is not merely indulging in evil but also calling it good; for example, he describes how society looks

This Modern Condition

This Modern Condition

July 12, 2023

Isaiah 5:8-10 — Materialism is a trap so subtle that most probably do not even realize they are bound to it. It calls from every crevice of the culture and seeks to measure life by this world, its focus entirely on the here-and-now and what can be gained, from riches, to popularity, to belongings. I

A Free Salvation

A Free Salvation

July 11, 2023

Isaiah 5:1-7 — It is common to hear that the Bible is outdated, that it was written so long ago that it no longer has any relevance for the “advanced” world today. The Bible has one clear message throughout— why the world is as it is, and how it can be fixed. In this sermon on Isaiah 5:1–7 titled “A

The Terms of the Judgement

The Terms of the Judgement

July 10, 2023

Isaiah 1:16-18 — What a truly awe-inspiring thought that the God of the universe, the Creator, has called sinful humans to come to Him. In this sermon on Isaiah 1:16–18 titled “The Terms of Judgment,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones reminds of the incredible offer from God Himself to come before Him. In this

What is Repentance?

What is Repentance?

July 9, 2023

Isaiah 1:10 — “Repent.” This is a command that many, even those outside of the church, are familiar with. But what actually is repentance? In this sermon on Isaiah 1:10 titled “Repentance and Salvation,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches on what it means to repent and why every single person ever born

Salvation Impossible to Man

Salvation Impossible to Man

July 8, 2023

Isaiah 1:9 — There is no escape from the penalty of sin. Scripture says that everyone has sinned, and eternal punishment is the only just response by a holy God. In this sermon on Isaiah 1:9 titled “Salvation Impossible to Man,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows the severity of sin and how no one is able

Enslaved by Sin

Enslaved by Sin

July 7, 2023

Isaiah 1:7-8 — Sin affects everything and its results are seen in many of the difficult daily patterns of life. In this sermon on Isaiah 1:7–8 titled “Enslaved by Sin,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches on sin and how its consequences reach into every area of existence. When disasters strike, people of

Man in Sin

Man in Sin

July 6, 2023

Isaiah 1:5-6 — In this sermon on Isaiah 1:5–6 titled “Man in Sin,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses the need to know the cause of humanity’s troubles in order to begin to understand the proper remedy. Ease, deliverance, and happiness are often enemies of a proper diagnosis. He calls the listener to

What is Sin?

What is Sin?

July 5, 2023

Isaiah 1:4 — What is sin? There are many answers given to this question in the modern world, but the Bible gives one: sin is the breaking of God’s law. Sin is saying no to God, and yes to one’s own desire. This rebellious spirit is nothing new in the world. It came about when the first humans, Adam

Listen to God

Listen to God

July 4, 2023

Isaiah 1:3 — Christians must consider what their is life worth and what they are willing to give up in exchange to save their soul. In this sermon on Isaiah 1:3 titled “Listen to God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones focuses on these considerations. Even when shown the damage caused by sin, people continue t

As Revealed by the Prophets

As Revealed by the Prophets

July 3, 2023

Isaiah 1:1-2 — Why should one listen to the message of the prophets and of holy Scripture? In an age of doubt and the rationalistic criticism of Scripture, this remains a vital question for the church and all believers. In this sermon on Isaiah 1:1–2 titled “As Revealed by the Prophets,” Dr. Martyn

A Small Life

A Small Life

July 2, 2023

Psalms 118:5 — What does it mean to have a broad perspective on life? Many criticize Christianity for being closed-minded and leading to a narrow life, but in this sermon on Psalm 118:5 titled “A Small Life,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that Scripture has a different view of the Christian life. Rat

The Great Christian Salvation

The Great Christian Salvation

July 1, 2023

Psalms 107:35-38 — What is unique about the Bible’s teaching on salvation? Many religions and philosophies present ways that people can be saved from death and enjoy everlasting peace. In this sermon on Psalm 107:35–38 titled “The Great Christian Salvation,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches that the C

A Gift of Grace

A Gift of Grace

June 30, 2023

Psalms 107:33-43 — What does it mean that salvation is all of grace? Despite the centrality of grace to the Bible, many Christians do not have a good understanding of what it means that God is gracious. In this sermon on Psalm 107:33–43 titled “A Gift of Grace,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches that

The God of the Bible

The God of the Bible

June 29, 2023

Psalms 107:32-43 — The most important thing about life is not what one does, but who they know. In this sermon on Psalm 107:32–43 titled “The God of the Bible,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches about the psalmist confessing that God has the power to both save and to judge. The glorious truth of the g

He Makes the Storm a Calm

He Makes the Storm a Calm

June 28, 2023

Psalms 107:23-32 — It is not hard to see that humanity is in a state of suffering and evil. Everyone experiences death, sickness, and suffering in their lives, but why is this? Many do not consider this question because they claim that humanity will inevitably progress until all evils have been exti

The Lie of Sin

The Lie of Sin

June 27, 2023

Psalms 107:17-22 — God is to be praised with one’s whole life because He is God. Sin is the singular cause of all troubles in this world, manifested in various ways. In this sermon on Psalm 107:17–22 titled “The Lie of Sin,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones looks at the third representation of sin—sin as dise

Prisoners of Sin

Prisoners of Sin

June 26, 2023

Psalms 107:10-16 — God and God alone is to be praised. Salvation is found only in God. In this sermon on Psalm 107:10–16 titled “Prisoners of Sin,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones looks at the God who delivers every type of person, a God worthy of all the praise of humanity. This psalm is a great picture of

The Way, the Truth, and the Life

The Way, the Truth, and the Life

June 25, 2023

Psalms 107:4-9 — What is sin? In this sermon on sin from Psalm 107:4–9 titled “The Way, the Truth, and the Life,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones discusses sin and its power but rejoices that hope exists. Sin manifests itself in almost an endless variety of ways, and because sinners fail to recognize this, t

Religion that is True

Religion that is True

June 24, 2023

Psalms 107:1-3 — “All the redeemed of the Lord will join in one great anthem.” In this sermon on Psalm 107:1–3 titled “Religion that is True,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses this unity despite four different types of experiences people one can encounter. Those wandering in the wilderness in need o

Godly or Ungodly

Godly or Ungodly

June 23, 2023

Psalms 92:1-15 — Humanity living life before God is the theme of Psalm 92 and the Bible as a whole. In this sermon on Psalm 92:1–15 titled “Godly or Ungodly,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones takes the opportunity to walk through the psalm and observe the life of people before God’s presence. What are the two

The Valley of Bacca

The Valley of Bacca

June 22, 2023

Psalms 84:5-7 — Repentance prepares the highway for people to come into the presence of the Lord. They need substance and direction for life; not only repentance, but regeneration. From where does such a thing come? In this sermon on Psalm 84:5–7 titled “The Valley of Bacca,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Sparrow

The Sparrow

June 21, 2023

Psalms 84:3 — What is most supreme in life? Can the Christian say with the psalmist that communion with God is supreme in the whole of life and existence? In this sermon on Psalm 84:3 titled “The Sparrow,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones walks through three certain things that are absolute essentials if one

True Religion

True Religion

June 20, 2023

Psalms 84:1-12 — A false outworking of faith is the result of a faulty foundation. In this sermon on Psalm 84:1–12 titled “True Religion,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones continues a consideration of preliminary considerations of utmost importance as answered by the psalmist. First, through a brief discussio

The Living God

The Living God

June 19, 2023

Psalms 84:1-3 — What is true religion? Many people say that true religion is whatever makes people feel good, or whatever makes them experience the sense of the divine. But in this sermon from Psalm 84:1–3 titled “The Living God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones gives a very different answer. He says that ac

Limiting God

Limiting God

June 18, 2023

Psalms 78:41 — Is the Christian experience one of rejoicing, love, hope, and assurance of faith? Is that life marked by delight in God’s commands and promises? While God has promised great joy and hope to believers, Christians often follow the way of the Israelites when they doubt, complain, and liv

Fellowship with the Father

Fellowship with the Father

June 17, 2023

Psalms 73:25-26 — When everything else fails, is the Christian standing on the solid rock? On this rock, they will never be moved. In this sermon on Psalm 73:25–26 titled “Fellowship with the Father,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that God is this very foundation of life and notes how the psalmist

Perseverance of the Saints

Perseverance of the Saints

June 16, 2023

Psalms 73:24 — If it was God’s grace that saves humanity, will it not be God’s grace that keeps His people? This message is good news for the backslider. In this sermon on the perseverance of the saints from Psalm 73:24, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones highlights the grace of God in the believer’s future sal

Seeking Certainty

Seeking Certainty

June 15, 2023

Psalms 63:1-3 — How can one know that God loves and cares for His children? In this sermon on Psalm 63:1–3 titled “Seeking Certainty,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones proclaims that Christians can know this by trusting in God’s revelation of Jesus Christ. A Christian that is maturing in their faith is one wh

O God; Thou Art My God

O God; Thou Art My God

June 14, 2023

Psalms 63:1-3 — Adversity is the quickest way to reveal the value of one’s faith. What are Christians like when they find themselves in the wilderness of suffering? In this sermon on Psalms 63:1–3 titled “O God, Thou Are My God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones examines David’s prayer as he turns to God in t

Dead Religion

Dead Religion

June 13, 2023

Psalms 50:1-23 — The sinner thinks God is like a human. They believes God will simply forget their sin. They assume God will forget it and not deal with it. But does God overlook sin? Is He not the solemn judge of the heavens and earth? The atheist outright rejects this God and their life is lived a

The Lord is My Light

The Lord is My Light

June 12, 2023

Psalms 27:1-14 — Where does one begin when they consider their problems? In this sermon, “The Lord is my Light” from Psalm 27:1–14, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones tells that most often people begin with their problems and then move toward the Lord. However, Christians ought to follow the psalmist’s example

... Set the Lord Always Before Me

... Set the Lord Always Before Me

June 11, 2023

Psalms 16:8 — What is the secret to a life of spiritual longevity? How did saints of old overcome the daily battle of temptation and trouble? In this sermon on Psalm 16:8 titled “… Set the Lord Always Before Me,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones expounds on this psalm of David to share this secret. It is the

The fool says in his heart, "There is no God"

The fool says in his heart, "There is no God"

June 10, 2023

Psalms 14:1 — What does it mean to be a fool? According to Scripture, to be a fool is not merely being ignorant of the truth, but it is opposing the wisdom of God. This is why all those that deny that God exists are called fools; they have rejected God’s revelation of Himself in His Word and in His

A Little Lower than the Angels

A Little Lower than the Angels

June 9, 2023

Psalms 8:4 — The Bible tells that creation is evidence for the Creator. It shows His majesty and power. However, people have failed to see His majesty in His creation. People should be able to appreciate the beauty of creation, but instead miss seeing God’s glory in it by only seeing facts. In this

Blinded by Sin

Blinded by Sin

June 8, 2023

Psalms 8:3-4 — Why does humanity not see creation as God’s own handiwork? In this sermon on Psalm 8:3–4 titled “Blinded by Sin,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses this important theological question and shows its significance for the Christian life. The reason that humanity can look at creation and b

The Way of the Ungodly

The Way of the Ungodly

June 7, 2023

Psalms 1:5-6 — In this sermon of Psalm 1:5–6 titled “The Way of the Ungodly,” Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones diagnoses the way of the ungodly and then presents the prescription given by God for the ungodly to be remedied. Listen as he lays out the five aspects of God’s future judgment: the fact, the nature,

As A Tree Planted

As A Tree Planted

June 6, 2023

Psalms 1:3-4 — In light of the emptiness of the ungodly life, how can one become godly, blessed, and happy? How can one truly live the “more abundant life” that Christ came to give? In this sermon on Psalm 1:3–4 titled “As a Tree Planted,” many think they are Christians, but in this inspiring discou

The Ungodly Man

The Ungodly Man

June 5, 2023

Psalms 1:3-4 — What separates Christians from the rest of the world? How can one know for sure someone else is truly saved? Scripture gives many tests of salvation, but few are as vivid as the portrait painted in this passage. In this sermon on Psalm 1:3–4 titled “The Ungodly Man,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-

Man's Search for Happiness

Man's Search for Happiness

June 4, 2023

Psalms 1:1-2 — Man’s search for happiness may seem like an impossible quest amidst this often tragic life. His pursuit only leaves him hopeless and in despair but Scripture has the answers. In this sermon on Psalm 1:1–2 titled “Man’s Search for Happiness,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones leads through the fi

Where Shall Wisdom be Found?

Where Shall Wisdom be Found?

June 3, 2023

Job 28:12 — People are all on a constant mission for knowledge and information but do not realize that this will not satisfy. In this sermon from Job 28:12 titled “Where Shall Wisdom Be Found?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches that what is really needed is wisdom and understanding. As one looks throug

Why Do Calamities Happen?

Why Do Calamities Happen?

June 2, 2023

Job 1:20-22 — How does one remain steadfast like Job in the midst of suffering? In this sermon from Job 1:20­­­–22 titled “Why Do Calamities Happen?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches that Job righteously endured his circumstances because he understood two things: who he was and who God is. If a Christ

The Leprosy that is Sin

The Leprosy that is Sin

June 1, 2023

2 Kings 5:1 — In the Old Testament is the story of a man named Naaman who had leprosy and was healed by God. In this sermon on 2 Kings 5:1, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones focuses on the truths that can be found in this story and its relation to sin and people today. First is that sin, like a spiritual lepro

Will God dwell on Earth?

Will God dwell on Earth?

May 31, 2023

1 Kings 8:27 — The Old Testament recounts the desire of David, the great king of Israel, to build a house of God befitting His glory and splendor. God redirected David’s desire and Solomon, David’s son, fulfilled this desire at a later time. Solomon built and dedicated a magnificent temple for God’s

Sin and Self-Deceit

Sin and Self-Deceit

May 30, 2023

1 Samuel 15:22-23 — The story of Saul in 1 Samuel 15:22–23 is the story of someone who rationalizes and explains away their own sin. Saul was God’s chosen king over Israel, yet he disobeyed God and followed his own desires. Saul is a picture for how everyone rationalizes sin and their own rebellion;

A Right View of Life

A Right View of Life

May 29, 2023

Judges 18:7 — The Bible is a book one can turn to for truth. It comes with warnings, and challenges one’s thinking. In it are found the teachings of what is right and wrong, how to live during one’s time on earth, and the history of humans. In this sermon on Judges 18:7 and 28 titled “A Right View o

Man and Sin

Man and Sin

May 28, 2023

Numbers 11:4-6 — What is sin? Many people say that sin is merely something that we do. In this sermon on sin from Numbers 11:4–6 titled “Man and Sin,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that this is not the biblical view of sin. In the book of Numbers, sin is shown as an attitude and disposition, not only

Despised and Rejected of Men

Despised and Rejected of Men

May 27, 2023

Numbers 11:4-6 — The world is home to much sin. Sin has a way of turning people from Christ and perverting their hearts and minds. In this sermon on Numbers 11:4–6 titled “Despised and Rejected of Men,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones focuses on the topic of the most tragic cause of sin: failing to realize t

The Lie

The Lie

May 26, 2023

Numbers 11:4-6 — Why is it important to study history? In this sermon on Numbers 11:4–6 titled “The Lie,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows a powerful lesson from the Old Testament and the example of Israel in this passage. The Israelites were brought out of Egyptian slavery when God worked miracles by H

The Mind of Man

The Mind of Man

May 25, 2023

Numbers 11:4-6 — How has sin affected humanity and their reasoning? Many scorn the ideas of God, Jesus, and the need for salvation and say that no rational person can possibly be a Christian. In this sermon on Numbers 11:4–6 titled “The Mind of Man,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that Scripture has a

The Condition of Man

The Condition of Man

May 24, 2023

Numbers 11:4-6 — Why is the Bible relevant to modern humanity? In this sermon from Numbers 11:4–6 titled “The Condition of Man,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones answers this very question by reminding the listener that the moral problems of society are nothing new and are really problems of humanity in gener

The Essence of True Religion

The Essence of True Religion

May 23, 2023

1 Samuel 4:22 — Why is the church in such a dire situation? In this sermon on 1 Samuel 4:22 titled “The Essence of True Religion,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones tells that it is because the church in modern times has lost a sense of God’s presence. Just as in ancient Israel, the glory of the Lord departed

The Message of the Tabernacle

The Message of the Tabernacle

May 22, 2023

Exodus 24:12 — Christians often wonder why their prayers are not answered? In this sermon on the Tabernacle from Exodus 24:12 titled “The Message of the Tabernacle,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones proposes that perhaps prayers are not answered because the Christian does not approach God rightly. When they a

The Message of the Bible Today

The Message of the Bible Today

May 21, 2023

Exodus 20:1-26 — Humans are unable to live in right relationship with one another because they are not in right relationship with God. In this sermon from Exodus 20:1–26 titled “The Message of the Bible Today,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that at every opportunity throughout Scripture, humanity fai

A Living God

A Living God

May 20, 2023

Exodus 3:6 — Blaise Pascal once said, “God is not the God of the philosophers.” In this sermon on Exodus 3:6 titled “A Living God,” Dr. Martin Lloyd-Jones expounds on how dangerous this statement is. The philosophers deal in the abstract, but Christians have a God that is real and can be known perso

It is God Who Acts

It is God Who Acts

May 19, 2023

Exodus 3:3 — Christians must be careful not to turn to God only when they are disturbed by an experience or to satisfy curiosity. This is what Moses did at the burning bush, but God arrested Moses’s cares and attention. In this sermon from Exodus 3:3 titled “It is God Who Acts,” Dr. Martin Lloyd-Jon

The Seed of Abraham

The Seed of Abraham

May 18, 2023

Genesis 12:1-4 — In this sermon on Genesis 12:1–4 titled “The Seed of Abraham,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows how all humanity’s troubles throughout history have arisen from its rebellion against God. Before this pagan backdrop, the life of Abraham shines as an example of what it looks like to live a

Babel: the Tragedy of Man

Babel: the Tragedy of Man

May 17, 2023

Genesis 11:1-32 — What is wrong with the world today? Apart from the Bible, one can only speculate about the trouble humans find themselves in. However, with the Bible, one can know the cause of the broken world, as well as the solution. In the Bible, God works out His plan of salvation for His rebe

God Must Punish Sin

God Must Punish Sin

May 16, 2023

Genesis 6:7-8 — The story of the flood as found in Genesis tells of something very important about who God is and who humanity is. In this sermon on Genesis 6:7–8 titled “God Must Punish Sin,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that the justice of God will not tolerate sin and His holiness demands the

The Fall of Man

The Fall of Man

May 15, 2023

Genesis 3:22-24 — What is at the root of all of humanity’s problems? In this sermon on the fall of man from Genesis 3:22–24 titled “Man Ate of the Fruit,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches on the fall and the first transgression of Adam and Eve. He says the reason the first parents sinned is because t

True History?

True History?

May 14, 2023

Genesis 3:15 — Without the facts of biblical history there is no gospel. From a Christian perspective, this becomes most important in approaching the book of Genesis. While the first book of the Bible is full of historical facts, it is also much more than this. It is where the great biblical drama b

Where Art Thou?

Where Art Thou?

May 13, 2023

Genesis 3:9 — No one is wise, clever, or powerful enough to escape the corruption of sin. In this sermon on Genesis 3:9 titled “Where Are Thou?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones proclaims that the power of sin over the world can be seen in the garden when Adam and Eve rejected God’s commands, lived by their o

They Were Naked

They Were Naked

May 12, 2023

Genesis 3:7-8 — In the garden of Eden, humanity tried to recover from what was lost at the fall. Adam and Eve covered their nakedness with leaves and hid from God. Ever since, humanity has never ceased to run from God and cover the results of the fall with intellect, politics, and medicine, ignoring

The Message of the Bible

The Message of the Bible

May 11, 2023

Genesis 3:1 — Why is it so important to understand the narrative of Scripture? In this sermon on Genesis 3:1 titled “The Message of the Bible,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches on the great story of the Bible by looking at the fall of humanity into sin, and the death of Jesus—the only remedy of sin.

God and the Ideas of Man

God and the Ideas of Man

May 10, 2023

Genesis 3:1 — In the Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve find themselves in a fearful, worried state. In this sermon on Genesis 3:1 titled “God and the Ideas of Man,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones considered how they arrived to this state. Often times Christians can find ourselves fearful and worried like Adam an

The Authority of The Holy Spirit

The Authority of The Holy Spirit

May 9, 2023

1 Corinthians 2:4-5 — Biblical authority lies at the center of evangelical identity. Without the authority of the Scriptures, the normative claims of the faith are severely undermined. While the authority of the Scriptures should be fought for, defended, and part of convictional orthodoxy, in this s

The Authority of the Bible

The Authority of the Bible

May 8, 2023

Acts 17:1-3 — This is a time when all kinds of teachings are propagated. How can Christians safeguard themselves from the ever-present danger of being carried away into error or heresy? In this sermon on Acts 17:1–3, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones presents the answer: Christians must be clear on the authori

The Authority of the Church

The Authority of the Church

May 7, 2023

Matthew 28:18-20 — In this sermon on Matthew 28:18–20 titled “The Authority of the Church,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones speaks of an urgent problem facing the church—it has lost its authority. When there seems to be a general revival of interest in matters of religion, people wonder why they should liste

The Lukewarm Church

The Lukewarm Church

May 6, 2023

Revelation 3:14-22 — The Christian must soberly consider if they get more excited about the things of this world than they do about God. In this sermon on the church of Laodicea from Revelation 3:14–22 titled “The Lukewarm Church,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches against lukewarmness in the church—n

An Earthly King

An Earthly King

May 5, 2023

1 Samuel 12:12 — Christians battle temptations and trials daily and can feel afflicted by the opinions of the world. In this sermon on 1 Samuel 12:12, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones compares Christians today to the Israelites found in this Scripture passage while teaching that it matters what Christians do

Has Christianity Failed?

Has Christianity Failed?

May 4, 2023

Luke 18:8 — Has Christianity failed? In this sermon on the question “will he find faith on earth?” from Luke 18:8 titled “Has Christianity Failed?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shares that many critics of Christianity say that after nearly two thousand years since the establishment of Christianity, the wo

Not of This World

Not of This World

May 3, 2023

John 17:25 — Why did Jesus come into this world? In this Sermon on John 17:25 titled “Not of this world,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones answers this question by explaining that Jesus is not of this world, but simply laid aside his glory to accomplish his task on earth. Jesus did not come into the world to

Christmas and Modern Man

Christmas and Modern Man

May 2, 2023

1 Corinthians 1:20 — Christmas is always a wonderful time of the year. People seem to be on their best behavior, full of cheer, and often become religious during this time. But what is the meaning behind Christmas? In this sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:20 titled “Christmas and the Modern Man,” Dr. Marty

The Way of Prayer

The Way of Prayer

May 1, 2023

Hebrews 10:19-22 — What role does prayer play in the Christian life? Christians can be surprised by the amount of difficulties and trials they encounter. Perhaps when they trusted in Jesus for their salvation, they were under the impression that all the negative aspects of life would disappear. But

Role of Medicine in Modern Society

Role of Medicine in Modern Society

April 30, 2023

How has modern medicine shaped, and been shaped by, society? In this sermon titled “Role of Medicine in Modern Society,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses the recent increase of public interest in medicine and examines the shifts that have occurred. A paradigm exists today where the doctor simultaneo

Questions and Answers - On healing and demon possession

Questions and Answers - On healing and demon possession

April 29, 2023

Have you considered the questions of prayer, gifts of the spirit, faith healing, supernatural revelations, or demon possession? Listen in to the sermon on healing and demon possession as Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones looks to Scripture to answer questions on each of these topics. Is it right for a Christia

The Supernatural in Religion and Medicine

The Supernatural in Religion and Medicine

April 28, 2023

In this engaging address given to the Christian Medical Fellowship, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones opens up about his experiences and wrestlings with the subject of miraculous healings and modern medicine. Having been confronted by a revived general interest in the phenomenon of miraculous healing, and a ne

The Magnificat 3

The Magnificat 3

April 27, 2023

Luke 1:46-55 — Have you come face-to-face with the real purpose of the Gospel? Has it made any vital difference to you? It's meant to change everything. Listen in as Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches from Luke 1:46-55 and talks about the dangers of being unaffected by the Gospel, and what response and

The Magnificat 2

The Magnificat 2

April 26, 2023

Luke 1:54-55 — Do you ever worry about the state of Christianity in today’s world? Many denominations are leaving orthodox beliefs, traditional beliefs are scoffed at, our country seems to be falling apart. Where is God in all of this? In examining Mary’s song of praise, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows

The Magnificat 1

The Magnificat 1

April 25, 2023

Luke 1:46-55 — Is Christmas really that important? Does the story of Christ’s birth really matter? In this sermon on Luke 1:46–55 titled “The Magnificat I,” Dr. Martin Lloyd-Jones preaches of the true significance of Christmas. Christmas is not simply to warm hearts, nor only to produce a cheerful a

A Son is Born; a Son is Given

A Son is Born; a Son is Given

April 24, 2023

Isaiah 9:6 — Can God and His promises be trusted? Christmas affirms that they can. In this sermon on Isaiah 9:6 titled “A Son is Born, a Son is Given,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches in this text that Christians must think more highly of the gift of Christ they are given from the Father. A gift tell

A Child is Born

A Child is Born

April 23, 2023

Isaiah 9:6 — The Christian sometimes doubts or forgets their experiences of God. In this sermon on Isaiah 9:6 titled “A Child is Born,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that the reason for this doubting is because experiences are not meant to last. Instead of this, Christians must truly know the charact

A Son; Given for Us

A Son; Given for Us

April 22, 2023

Isaiah 9:2 — What makes Christianity different from every other religion? In a day when mysticism and spiritism are rife, the question inevitably comes up. In this sermon on Isaiah 9:2 titled “A Son, Given for Us,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones looks at the prophecy where humanity is said to walk in darkne

Praying for All the Saints

Praying for All the Saints

April 21, 2023

Ephesians 6:18-20 — The main emphasis of “praying for all the saints” is intercessory prayer. Why does this matter? In this sermon on Ephesians 6:18–20 titled “Praying for All the Saints,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones challenges all believers who engage in the same fight for faithfulness, sharing a common

Praying in the Spirit

Praying in the Spirit

April 20, 2023

Ephesians 6:18 — Nothing is more fatal than beginning the Christian life thinking trouble and problems are finished. In this sermon on praying in the Spirit from Ephesians 6:18, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that the New Testament actually indicates the opposite of this. Rather, Christians should

The Sword of The Spirit

The Sword of The Spirit

April 19, 2023

Ephesians 6:17 — How do Christians use the “sword of the Spirit”? In this sermon on Ephesians 6:17 titled “The Sword of the Spirit,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that the sword of the Spirit differs from the other pieces in three ways: it does not protect any part of the body, it is a defensive w

The Helmet of Salvation

The Helmet of Salvation

April 18, 2023

Ephesians 6:17 — Every part of the body must be covered for defense in warfare. In this sermon on the helmet of salvation from Ephesians 6:17, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones asserts that the spiritual application of the helmet of salvation is meant to deal with the whole of Christian life. A common problem

The Shield of Faith

The Shield of Faith

April 17, 2023

Ephesians 6:16 — Christians must realize that they are engaged in perpetual spiritual warfare. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:16 titled “The Shield of Faith,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones reminds that Paul exhorts believers to take up the “shield of faith.” He referred to other pieces of the armor of God a

Mobility

Mobility

April 16, 2023

Ephesians 6:15 — The Christian soldier must always be ready and prepared for action because the enemy is always active and his attacks are unexpected. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:15 titled “Mobility,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones warns to know the devil will do anything to get a Christian down. Paul exh

Stand Fast

Stand Fast

April 15, 2023

Ephesians 6:15 — In the Christian battle with the devil, one of the most important things to have is balance. Balance is what keeps the Christian from slipping and falling into the traps of the devil. But how does one have balance? How do they stand firm and fight against the devil? In this sermon o

Marching Orders

Marching Orders

April 14, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — Christians are no longer servants of the world, but of God. They are God’s special people. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:14 titled “Marching Orders,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows how they should view the world in light of their life in Christ. It is important to realize that Christi

Slaves of Christ

Slaves of Christ

April 13, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — The Bible has made it clear that the life of the Christian will not be one of ease, but a continuous battle against the evil one. In order to live in victory, one must put on the breastplate of righteousness. The question, then, is how does one do this? In this sermon on Ephesians 6

Looking Unto Jesus

Looking Unto Jesus

April 12, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — Christians live in a daily battle where the devil is continuously trying to entice them to disobedience and sin. How then do they stand against the enticements that seem to be forever in their path? In this sermon on Ephesians 6:14 titled “Looking Unto Jesus,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Resisting the Devil

Resisting the Devil

April 11, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — Temptation is a constant trap that the devil puts in the path of Christians. Satan is constantly prowling around as he tries to convince Christians into crediting their salvation to the binding of rules and regulations. He twists and distorts the truth of the gospel by making the Ch

Citizens of Heaven

Citizens of Heaven

April 10, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — What happens when Christians are tempted to sin? How are they to turn away from temptations, say no to ungodliness, and stay on the path of life? The answer to this question lies in Ephesians 6:14 where Christians are told to put on the breastplate of righteousness. In this sermon o

Putting on the Breastplate

Putting on the Breastplate

April 9, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — In the Christian life, one must fight a daily battle against the accusations of the devil. How then do they fight against these accusations and respond by living in the truth of the Bible? When Satan tries to distract and condemn them with their imperfections, failures, and unworthi

Righteousness of God by Faith

Righteousness of God by Faith

April 8, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — What do Christians do when they face spiritual depression, and their feelings and emotions forsake them? How do they react when they are unsure in their Christianity and are filled with doubts and questions? The answer to these questions are in Ephesians 6:14, where the Christian is

The Breastplate of Righteousness

The Breastplate of Righteousness

April 7, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — A breastplate was one of the most important pieces of armor worn by soldiers because it protected their vital organs in battle. As such, when Paul tells the Christian to put on the breastplate of righteousness, he is urging them to protect their vital parts of the heart and mind fro

Girded with Truth

Girded with Truth

April 6, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — What is truth? In a world where truth is twisted into what people want it to be, how does one know what is really true versus what is distorted to fit certain views? Knowing the truth of God’s word is essential. This is why when Paul speaks to Christians about the armor of God, he u

The Truth Revealed in Scripture

The Truth Revealed in Scripture

April 5, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — In Ephesians 6:14, Paul calls believers to have “loins girded by truth.” What is this truth? In this sermon on Ephesians 6:14 titled “The Truth Revealed in Scripture,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains it is not subjective feelings or opinions, but doctrine. Proclamation is a chief me

The Faith of the Gospel

The Faith of the Gospel

April 4, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — The modern church believes that the Bible has value, but is not relevant to this scientific age. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:14 titled “The Faith of the Gospel,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that this is foolish. The moment one sits in judgment of it, they pridefully place thei

The Truth of God

The Truth of God

April 3, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — There is only one gospel. According to Paul in his letter to the Ephesians, other gospels are lies. In a day of misinformation, counterfeits, and charlatans, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones brings a voice of Biblical discernment. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:14 titled “The Truth of God,” Dr

The Scripture of Truth

The Scripture of Truth

April 2, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — The question of the age is that of true authority. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:14 titled “The Scripture of Truth,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains how people are desperate for any note of authority. But even the Christian church is confused about what is truth. Cults are successfu

The Only Authority

The Only Authority

April 1, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — Modern teaching says that what a person believes matters little if they live a good life. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:14 titled “The Only Authority,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shares that this attitude is the exact opposite of the exhortation from the apostle Paul to “put on” truth.

Loins Girt About with Truth

Loins Girt About with Truth

March 31, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — Every piece of the believer’s armor is critical for the Christian life. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:14 titled “Loins Girt About with Truth,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones delivers this sermon on the six pieces of “the armor of God.” First are the “loins girt with truth,” then the breastp

The Whole Armour of God

The Whole Armour of God

March 30, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — Followers of Jesus fight a daily battle of spiritual warfare as the enemy tries to steal, kill, and destroy. Since this truth has been revealed in God’s word, how does the Christian take a stand and fight against the devil and his schemes? How do they obtain victory in spiritual bat

The Whole Armor of God

The Whole Armor of God

March 30, 2023

Ephesians 6:14 — Followers of Jesus fight a daily battle of spiritual warfare as the enemy tries to steal, kill, and destroy. Since this truth has been revealed in God’s word, how does the Christian take a stand and fight against the devil and his schemes? How do they obtain victory in spiritual bat

Stand Therefore

Stand Therefore

March 29, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — This great appeal comes to Christian people: “Stand therefore.” In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Stand Therefore,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains about the power God gives His people to remain faithful. First of all, he says that Christians must not feel disappointed

Things to Avoid

Things to Avoid

March 28, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Faith means believing the word, and therefore, acting. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Things to Avoid,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones gives this strong call to action and urges Christians to rid themselves of passivity. Spiritual health includes positive and negative aspect

Trust in God and ...

Trust in God and ...

March 27, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — In Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ sermon on Ephesians 6:10-13, he visits the topic of sanctification. Specifically, how our relationship is to God in our lifelong journey of sanctification. To begin, Dr. Lloyd-Jones explains how justification is unrelated to sanctification. We can do no

The Promises

The Promises

March 26, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — In times of great trials and tribulations, it is the Holy Spirit that empowers believers to persevere and remain faithful to the call of the gospel. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “The Promises,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that this experience of the Holy Spirit’

Discipline

Discipline

March 25, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Does God ask more of His people than they can do? In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 on “Discipline,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says no. God gives believers the ability to do what He calls them to do. This is seen throughout Scripture in the many instances of miracles. God commands

Exercise

Exercise

March 24, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Exercise,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains the importance of Christians exercising their faith so that they can grow. Christ is the source of strength for a believer. Christians are told to run to Christ for their spiritual food and dri

Food and Drink

Food and Drink

March 23, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Christians over the centuries have found solace in the fact that this world is not the end. Realizing the things in heaven that await God’s people is an incredible source of encouragement. Believers have no need to be troubled by this life because they know that their real life i

Morale

Morale

March 22, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Continuing his series through on Ephesians 6:10–13 with this sermon titled “Morale,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones focuses on the believer and their role in the spiritual conflict which they are called to play a part in. Although many New Testament writers including Paul wrote that Chri

Who Does the Fighting?

Who Does the Fighting?

March 21, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Christians are called to fight a spiritual battle but how are they to fight? What role do they play in this struggle? Are they to be passive, or are they alone to be the ones engaging the enemy? In this sermon on fighting in the Christian life from Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Who D

God's Battle; not Ours

God's Battle; not Ours

March 20, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — How are Christians related to the power of God? In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “God’s Battle, not Ours,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that Christians must remember that Jesus Christ is the captain of their salvation. Salvation is God’s work. Christians are individu

The Call to Battle

The Call to Battle

March 19, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Christians are in the midst of a fierce battle; how can one fight and stand strong? An important step in this battle, says Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, is to recognize one’s role in this conflict— Christians are called to fight. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “The Call to

Worldliness

Worldliness

March 18, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — When someone mentions “worldliness,” what comes to mind? In this sermon on overcoming worldliness from Ephesians 6:10–13, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones helps the listener come to a proper understanding of worldliness and how it affects the Christian walk. Worldliness, says Dr. Lloyd-Jon

True and False Zeal

True and False Zeal

March 17, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Why do people have a hard time finding the proper balance in life between too much activity and too much rest? Society today is saturated with the message that people should always be doing something in order to be productive. Yet others would say that life should be lived casual

Man's Greatest Problem - Self

Man's Greatest Problem - Self

March 16, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — “The greatest battle a man faces,” says Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, “is against himself.” Why is this the case, and how is this known to be true from Scripture? In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Man’s Greatest Problem – Self,” Dr. Lloyd-Jones works through how Satan tries t

Worry and Anxiety

Worry and Anxiety

March 15, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — What brings a Christian to a place of worry and anxiety? How does one fight the discouragement that is brought about when one becomes anxious for the future? In this sermon on worry and anxiety from Ephesians 6:10–13, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones begins to tackle these questions and ad

Discouragement

Discouragement

March 14, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — The devil uses multiple tactics in order to discourage God’s people from being useful for kingdom work. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Discouragement,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones discusses how discouragement cripples the life of the Christian and how God has equipped His

Temptation and Sin

Temptation and Sin

March 13, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Many Christians live burdened by a misunderstanding of what it means to be tempted by sin. They think that because they experience involuntary evil thoughts that they have sinned. In this sermon on temptation from Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Temptation and Sin,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jo

Quenching The Spirit (2)

Quenching The Spirit (2)

March 12, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Why does the church seem weak, ineffective, and powerless? As the world is in chaos, why are Christian people so lethargic about witnessing to the glorious good news of the gospel? In his sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Quenching the Spirit (2),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones offers

Quenching The Spirit (1)

Quenching The Spirit (1)

March 11, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Quenching the Spirit (1),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones makes the bold claim that the church’s quenching of the Holy Spirit hinders it more than anything else. What is quenching the Spirit? In a desire to avoid making Christianity reliant on

Attacks on Assurance (2)

Attacks on Assurance (2)

March 10, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Christians can feel as though the Lord has withdrawn His smile from them and are concerned that their current or difficult state may mean that they are not truly a Christian. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Attacks on Assurance (2),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that

Attacks on Assurance (1)

Attacks on Assurance (1)

March 9, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — The Christian can struggle with assurance of salvation, feel tormented by past sins, or disbelieve that they could truly be saved. In this sermon focused on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Attacks on Assurance (1),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones diagnoses the real cause of struggles with assu

True and False Assurance

True and False Assurance

March 8, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Why is true assurance so central to the Christian life? Followers of Christ can and should know that they are now children of God and have been set free from sin and death. But, as Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains in this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “True and False Assuranc

Physical; Psychological; Spiritual

Physical; Psychological; Spiritual

March 7, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Why is it important to have a biblical understanding of humanity? Many people both inside and outside the church have a flawed view of humanity that either overemphasizes the spiritual nature at the expense of the physical nature, or vice versa. They downplay the need for spiritu

Faith and Experience

Faith and Experience

March 6, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — What is the role of experience in the Christian life? In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Faith and Experience,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses this very practical question by looking at the apostle Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. He warns of the great danger of reducin

God in the Flesh

God in the Flesh

March 5, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — What is one of the greatest dangers to the church? In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “God in the Flesh,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones warns about the devil’s attack upon the church by introducing false teaching about the person of Christ. The early church in the time of the ap

Knowledge Puffs Up

Knowledge Puffs Up

March 4, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — What does it mean to know God and His word? Some say that by merely knowing many facts about the Bible, they truly know God. But in this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Knowledge Puffs Up,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches on the need to know God with true knowledge. Many Chri

Philosophy and Vain Deceit

Philosophy and Vain Deceit

March 3, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Why is philosophy and worldly thinking such a danger to Christianity? In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Philosophy and Vain Deceit,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones examines the relationship between biblical revelation and philosophy. The apostle Paul was aware of the temptation

Watchfulness

Watchfulness

March 2, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — How does the devil operate against individuals in the church? It is important to know the wiles of the enemy to become better equipped in spiritual warfare against him. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Watchfulness,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones notes the absence of literatu

Counterfeits

Counterfeits

March 1, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — What distinguishes counterfeit forms of Christianity from real Christianity? In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Counterfeits,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses false forms of Christianity and shows what makes them so different from biblical Christianity. He says that the

Cults

Cults

February 28, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — What are cults? Why are they so dangerous? In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Cults,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says that cults are groups that are not Christian, but nevertheless claim to be. They teach things that fundamentally deny the Christian faith and gospel. Often,

Schism in the Church (2)

Schism in the Church (2)

February 27, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — The Protestant Reformation created a monumental break within the Western church. It is difficult to deny the necessity of Luther and the Reformers’ break from the Roman Catholic Church whose leaders were unwilling to address heresy and apostasy within the church. But what about t

Schism in the Church (1)

Schism in the Church (1)

February 26, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — The unity of the church is undoubtedly one of the most important things for all Christians to seek. But what is unity? In this sermon on division in the church from Ephesians 6:10–13, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones seeks to answer this without falling into extremes. On the one hand, the

The Christian and the Devil

The Christian and the Devil

February 25, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Does Satan really have free reign on earth? The Bible teaches that the whole world is in the kingdom of Satan and under his power. Those who live in the world are blinded by his lies and continually live under his power. In this sermon on Satan and the Christian from Ephesians 6:

The Strong Man Disarmed

The Strong Man Disarmed

February 24, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Because of Adam’s sin, the whole world became subject to sin and the rule of Satan. The devil, also called the prince of the world, blinds people from seeing and believing in the truth of the gospel. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “The Strong Man Disarmed,” Dr. Martyn

Common and Special Grace

Common and Special Grace

February 23, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Humanity is in a helpless state of sin and depravity as a result of the fall. People are fallen and wholly unable to save themselves. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Common and Special Grace,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones proclaims the grace of God is the answer to this gre

Demon Possession

Demon Possession

February 22, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — In a culture that does not readily address the spiritual, especially topics such as demon possession, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses the fact that demon possession is a topic that demands to be talked about. God’s holy word addresses the topic on numerous occasions, it is expli

Spiritism and the Christian

Spiritism and the Christian

February 21, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Do not tinker with demons! In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “Spiritism and the Christian,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses the topic of spiritualism and the use of mediums. He says that while the Bible never denies the existence of spirits and other powers, it neverthe

Spiritism

Spiritism

February 20, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Christianity is often rejected by people in western society who posit themselves as too sophisticated for the backwards beliefs of the Christian faith. Yet, there is undoubtedly a rise in contemporary culture in occult activity like astrology, black magic, divination, and spiriti

The Devil and the Nations

The Devil and the Nations

February 19, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Secular politicians, newspapers, and the media look at conflict and wars around the world and cite economic and political factors as the cause. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10–13 titled “The Devil and the Nations,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones states that this sort of reductionism dem

The Wiles of the Devil

The Wiles of the Devil

February 18, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — In times of battle and great war, military leaders will do all that is necessary in order to obtain information about their enemy’s strategy. Likewise, in the spiritual warfare of the Christian, they have to know how the enemy will attack. Thankfully, they have been told in God’s

The Origin of Evil

The Origin of Evil

February 17, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — The presence of evil in the world is undeniable. While many philosophies and religions try to make sense of the world by denying its existence, the human experience quickly refutes their ideas. The Christian may not be challenged by the specious claim that evil does not exist. Ho

The Enemy Described

The Enemy Described

February 16, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-13 — Is it not madness to spend an entire message devoted to describing the devil? After all, is not Satan merely folklore and myth? Many sophisticated people today would conclude that focus on the spiritual realm at all is a sheer waste of time but Christians cannot shy away from wha

The Enemy

The Enemy

February 15, 2023

Ephesians 6:11-12 — There is a sharp difference between the symptom and the disease. History teaches that humanity is stuck focusing on the symptoms instead of the disease. In their quest to understand evil and various forms of paganism, fatalism occupied the minds of people in ancient times. Modern

The Only Way

The Only Way

February 14, 2023

Ephesians 6:10-11 — Secularists sometimes acknowledge the value of Christianity upon society. They can appreciate the morals and values it can instill in a society’s citizens. Often, however, it is not true Christianity they want, but a version of Christianity that is palatable to their pluralism. T

Introduction

Introduction

February 13, 2023

Ephesians 6:10 — Readers of Paul will soon recognize that he is a skilled and deliberate letter writer. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:10 titled “Introduction,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones comes to the final section of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians and reminds the listener that his final point is no mere

Our Master in Heaven

Our Master in Heaven

February 12, 2023

Ephesians 6:5-9 — Regardless of whether one is the boss or employee, Christians work for God. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:5–9 titled “Our Master in Heaven,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shares that both the master and the slave are under the authority of God. This has great significance for how both are

The Christians Priorities

The Christians Priorities

February 11, 2023

Ephesians 6:5-9 — The goal of the church is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ to sinners. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:5–9 titled “The Christian’s Priorities,” this is the central message of the church as proclaimed by Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. The church is never to use its voice as just another

Things that are God's

Things that are God's

February 10, 2023

Ephesians 6:5-9 — Many Christians see Christianity simply as a way to change the world through politics and social work. They insist that the role of the church is to pronounce a judgment on every current world event. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:5–9 titled “Things That are God’s,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd

Godly Upbringing

Godly Upbringing

February 9, 2023

Ephesians 6:1-4 — What is distinctive about Christian parenting? While non-Christians bring their children up with some form of nurture and admonition, Christian mothers and fathers engage in these duties with an entirely different perspective. From a Christian perspective, parenthood makes nurture

Balanced Discipline

Balanced Discipline

February 8, 2023

Ephesians 6:1-4 — How should parents discipline their children? It can be a difficult topic since past abuses often provoke a parent to not discipline at all. In reaction to this, many Christians can react wrongly too. In this sermon on Ephesians 6:1–4 titled “Balanced Discipline,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-

Discipline and the Modern Mind

Discipline and the Modern Mind

February 7, 2023

Ephesians 6:1-4 — Every new parent knows the stress of navigating advice on raising children. Christian parents especially understand the weight of this calling with the culture’s experts bombarding people with parenting philosophies. No issue is (and has been) more contentious than discipline. How

The Husband's Duties

The Husband's Duties

February 6, 2023

Ephesians 5:25-33 — What is the duty of a Christian husband? The duty of the husband in the Christian marriage is to build up his wife in the love of Christ. In this sermon on the command “husbands, love your wives” from Ephesians 5:25–33, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones confronts the fact that many Christia

The Bride's Privileges

The Bride's Privileges

February 5, 2023

Ephesians 5:25-33 — By the life, death, and resurrection of Christ Jesus, the church has been redeemed from sin and cleansed from all unrighteousness. In this sermon on Ephesians 5:25–33 titled “The Bride’s Privileges,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches that the bride of Christ comes to enjoy all the

Purification of the Bride

Purification of the Bride

February 4, 2023

Ephesians 5:25-27 — Sanctification is an essential and inevitable part of life for all who are truly regenerate and saved. In this sermon on Ephesians 5:25–27 titled “Purification of the Bride,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones describes it is a lifelong process by which the believer is conformed to the image

The Bride of Christ

The Bride of Christ

February 3, 2023

Ephesians 5:25-27 — Many in society have a flippant view of love. It may be seen when a couple confesses their undying love to one another and soon are no longer together. Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones reminds how this is also seen in many songs and poems. But all of this is in stark contrast to how God’s

True Love

True Love

February 2, 2023

Ephesians 5:25-33 — The Bible tells that in marriage the wife is to submit to the loving and caring leadership of the husband, just as Christ himself submits to God the Father. Additionally, husbands are to love their wives just as Christ loves the church. In this sermon on true love from Ephesians

The Analogy of the Body

The Analogy of the Body

February 1, 2023

Ephesians 5:22-24 — According to Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, the biblical view of marriage is not a sacrament or simply a legal union. The biblical view is a covenant union between a man and woman that reflects the relationship between Christ and the church. Because marriage is a picture of this relatio

The Order of Creation

The Order of Creation

January 31, 2023

Ephesians 5:22-24 — What does God’s word say about marriage? Sadly, what it does say is often misunderstood and attacked because it confronts the thinking of today. In this sermon on Ephesians 5:22–24 titled “The Order of Creation,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones argues that Scripture alone presents a balan

Basic Principles

Basic Principles

January 30, 2023

Ephesians 5:22-23 — The most important principle for understanding the apostle Paul’s teaching in Ephesians 5:22–23 is his command that all “submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.” In this sermon on Ephesians 5:22–23 titled “Basic Principles,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones notes that all relati

The Spirit of Christ

The Spirit of Christ

January 29, 2023

Ephesians 5:21 — In this sermon on Ephesians 5:21 titled “The Spirit of Christ,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones speaks of the profound and simple truth that Christians love others because they are loved by God. The whole of the Christian life is to be motivated by the love of God for all that He is and has

Submission in the Spirit

Submission in the Spirit

January 28, 2023

Ephesians 5:21 — The life of the Christian is Spirit-filled and Spirit-guided. In this sermon on Ephesians 5:21 titled “Submission in the Spirit,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones exhorts the believer not to live like the world because the inward transformation gives new desires and new dispositions. This mea

Giving Thanks Always Unto God

Giving Thanks Always Unto God

January 27, 2023

Ephesians 5:20 — According to Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, one of the most important parts of prayer is thanksgiving. In this sermon on Ephesians 5:20 titled “Giving Thanks Always Unto God,” he says that one of the clearest gauges of spiritual maturity is how much of prayer is spent in thanksgiving. All

Singing to the Lord

Singing to the Lord

January 26, 2023

Ephesians 5:19 — All worship that is truly Christian must have its final focus in the person and work of Christ Jesus the Son of God. In this sermon on singing from Ephesians 5:19 titled “Singing to the Lord,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones states that all who are truly Christians have been united to Christ

True Melody

True Melody

January 25, 2023

Ephesians 5:19 — In this sermon on Ephesians 5:19 titled “True Melody,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones expounds what he calls the characteristics of Christian music based on this Scripture passage. He says that for Christians, worship music is not about sensory experiences, but Spirit-filled worship and pra

Worship in the Spirit

Worship in the Spirit

January 24, 2023

Ephesians 5:19 — What is the role that singing is supposed to play in the church? What are the Lord’s instructions for how He is to be praised through song? In this sermon on Ephesians 5:19 titled “Worship in the Spirit,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones answers these questions and more. In this passage, Paul

From Darkness to Light

From Darkness to Light

January 23, 2023

Ephesians 5:14 — In this passage from Ephesians 5:14, Paul is calling Christians to awaken from their sleep and to let Christ give His light. What does this mean? In this sermon on Ephesians 5:14 titled “ From Darkness to Light,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches this beautiful reminder of what the go

Exposed by the Light

Exposed by the Light

January 22, 2023

Ephesians 5:7-14 — How should a Christian act toward the darkness that is not pleasing to the Lord? How are Christians to interact with those who do not follow Christ? In this sermon on Ephesians 5:7–14 titled “Exposed by the Light,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones provides some helpful insights to aid belie

Acceptable Unto the Lord

Acceptable Unto the Lord

January 21, 2023

Ephesians 5:8-10 — How can one know if they are in the faith? In this sermon on Ephesians 5:8–10 titled “Acceptable Unto the Lord,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones provides one such test that a Christian can measure their lives up against to see if they have been made new by Christ. The test that one must ap

The Fruit of Light

The Fruit of Light

January 20, 2023

Ephesians 5:9-10 — Christians are called to walk in the light of the Lord, but what is this light? How is it manifested? What is the difference between a good, moral person and someone who is a Christian? In this sermon on Ephesians 5:9–10 titled “The Fruit of Light,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shares t

Unfruitful Works of Darkness

Unfruitful Works of Darkness

January 19, 2023

Ephesians 5:8-13 — How does one know if they are a born-again Christian? What are some ways they can test their lives to see if they have been saved? What are the manifestations of darkness and why should one know them? In this sermon on Ephesians 5:8–13 titled “Unfruitful Works of Darkness,” Dr. Ma

Children of Light

Children of Light

January 18, 2023

Ephesians 5:7-8 — What does it mean to walk as children of the light and what are the implications for the Christian life? What is sanctification and what is the Christian’s role in it? In this sermon on Ephesians 5:6–7 titled “Children of Light,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones tackles these questions. Sanc

The Wrath of God

The Wrath of God

January 17, 2023

Ephesians 5:6 — Why is the world the way that it is? In this sermon on the wrath of God given on Armistice Sunday from Ephesians 5:6, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones reflects on the world wars and proclaims the great reality that all are either in the kingdom of Christ, promised an inheritance of glory, or o

The Kingdom of Christ and God

The Kingdom of Christ and God

January 16, 2023

Ephesians 5:5 — “All believers are called to be saints,” states Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. This principle is well-supported from Scripture, yet there are some who teach that only a select few Christians should be recognized as saints. This is a key point because it recognizes the work of God in the liv

Evils not ... Among Saints

Evils not ... Among Saints

January 15, 2023

Ephesians 5:3-5 — What are the behaviors that are to characterize the lives of Christians? What actions, thoughts, and type of speech should be avoided? In this sermon on Ephesians 5:3–5 titled “Evils Not…Among Saints,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches on Paul’s exhortation to live according to God’s

Distinct Roles of Church and State

Distinct Roles of Church and State

January 14, 2023

Ephesians 5:3-5 — The great message of Christianity is that Christians are not only saved from their sin and made right before a holy God, but they are made new creatures as the first fruits of the new creation in Christ. In this sermon on Ephesians 5:3–5 titled “Distinct Roles of Church and State,”

The Atoning Work of Christ

The Atoning Work of Christ

January 13, 2023

Ephesians 5:2 — Christians often talk about the atoning death of Christ when in conversation about spiritual things. It is often mentioned regarding its relation to salvation. However, is it possible that it could mean even more? What is the impact it is supposed to have on the rest of one’s life? I

Imitators of God

Imitators of God

January 12, 2023

Ephesians 5:1-2 — With so much input on how Christians are supposed to live their lives, how can they discern which way is correct? In this sermon on Ephesians 5:1–2 titled “Imitators of God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains from Scripture how Christians are supposed to live and why they are to foll

Grieve Not the Holy Spirit

Grieve Not the Holy Spirit

January 11, 2023

Ephesians 4:30 — What does it mean to “grieve the Holy Spirit?” In this sermon on grieving the Holy Spirit from Ephesians 4:30, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones speaks of Paul’s statement that encompasses all the particulars that he had been talking about in the preceding verses. Importantly, it also serves t

Communicating with Others

Communicating with Others

January 10, 2023

Ephesians 4:29 — Why is one’s speech important? What do the words used portray about who one is? In this sermon on Ephesians 4:29 titled “Communicating with Others,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones instructs on the importance of speaking in a way that brings honor and glory to God. Speech is one of the prima

Not Stealing; but Labouring

Not Stealing; but Labouring

January 9, 2023

Ephesians 4:28 — Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones reminds that the gospel is wonderful because it is not for perfect people, but rather for sinners— for the adulterers, the liars, and the thieves. In this sermon on stealing from Ephesians 4:28 titled “Not Stealing, but Labouring,” Dr. Lloyd-Jones focuses on P

Sinful and Righteous Anger

Sinful and Righteous Anger

January 8, 2023

Ephesians 4:20-27 — Many Christians throughout the centuries have offered varying interpretations of the verse “be angry and sin not.” In this sermon on anger from Ephesians 4:20–27 titled “Sinful and Righteous Anger,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones discusses how Christians should apply this command to thei

Putting Away Lying

Putting Away Lying

January 7, 2023

Ephesians 4:25 — In this sermon on Ephesians 4:25 titled “Putting Away Lying,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says “There is no greater motive to holiness than a proper understanding of the truth.” Yet, he states, “this truth must be applied and not merely theoretical.” Truth is what makes a contrast betwee

Putting on the New Man

Putting on the New Man

January 6, 2023

Ephesians 4:25 — What does it mean to “put on the new man”? What is the role of truth in the life of a believer? In this sermon on Ephesians 4:25, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones expounds on these points and more. Dr Lloyd-Jones emphasizes that the truth must always be applied — learning is useless if one do

Be Up and Doing!

Be Up and Doing!

January 5, 2023

Ephesians 4:24 — Just how does a Christian shed the sins that characterize their past? In this sermon on Ephesians 4:24 titled “Be Up and Doing!” listen as Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains how this is done by applying the truth of God’s word throughout every area of one’s life. This is one of the rea

Renewed in the Spirit of the Mind

Renewed in the Spirit of the Mind

January 4, 2023

Ephesians 4:23 — What is the nature of the new life of the Christian? In this sermon on renewing your mind from Ephesians 4:23 titled “Renewed in the Spirit of the Mind,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says the renewal of the mind by the power of the Holy Spirit transforms one’s most central faculty. This i

When Not to Pray; but to Act

When Not to Pray; but to Act

January 3, 2023

Ephesians 4:22-24 — It’s a fact of the Christian life that Christians will always fight sin and temptation. In this sermon on Ephesians 4:22–24 titled “When Not to Pray But to Act,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones highlights this spiritual battle as Christians put off the old self and all its ways. Christ co

Corruption; Lusts; Deceits

Corruption; Lusts; Deceits

January 2, 2023

Ephesians 4:22-24 — There are many who say that people are born good, or at least indifferent to evil. They believe people come into the world innocent and able to freely do good. However, as Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones argues in this sermon on Ephesians 4:22–24 titled “Corruption, Lusts, Deceits,” accor

Holiness and Sanctification

Holiness and Sanctification

January 1, 2023

Ephesians 4:22-24 — By the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ, sinful men and women are made into new creatures. They are justified before God and made truly righteous. In this sermon on holiness and sanctification from Ephesians 4:22–24, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that the old self has

Hearing and Learning Christ

Hearing and Learning Christ

December 31, 2022

Ephesians 4:20-21 — Those who try to separate the call of the gospel from the call to be holy make a great error. In this sermon on Ephesians 4:20–21 titled “Hearing and Learning Christ,” Dr Lloyd-Jones argues that the Bible presents the life of faith as a pursuit of holiness and righteousness that

Knowledge of the Truth

Knowledge of the Truth

December 30, 2022

Ephesians 4:20-21 — Salvation only happens by repenting of sin and believing in Jesus Christ. In this sermon on Ephesians 4:20–21 titled “Knowledge of the Truth,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones warns against those who reduce salvation to a mere intellectual assent. The gospel is not dependent on the wisdom

Darkness and Light

Darkness and Light

December 29, 2022

Ephesians 4:17-19 — The greatest hindrance to belief in the gospel does not arise from human intellect, but from the heart that has been darkened by sin. In this sermon on Ephesians 4:17–19 titled “Darkness and Light,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones highlights the warning of Christ that all people in their

The Emptiness of the Christless Life

The Emptiness of the Christless Life

December 28, 2022

Ephesians 4:17-19 — There have been many great moral teachers and philosophies throughout the ages, but in the end, they are all insufficient to make people truly moral and transform society. In this sermon on emptiness from Ephesians 4:17–19 titled “The Emptiness of the Christless Life,” Dr. Martyn

Practice Rooted in Doctrine

Practice Rooted in Doctrine

December 27, 2022

Ephesians 4:17 — Can an unbeliever apply the Scripture? Certainly there are general moral principles that someone could attempt, but in this sermon on Ephesians 4:17 titled “Practice Rooted in Doctrine,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that Christians must follow the example of Paul and never presen

Activities and Life

Activities and Life

December 26, 2022

Ephesians 4:14-16 — It is a grave error to think that Christian unity is primarily concerned with denominations and social gatherings. In this sermon on Ephesians 4:14–16 titled “Activities and Life,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones proclaims that this misses the main point of Christian unity found in the Bi

Growing Up

Growing Up

December 25, 2022

Ephesians 4:14-16 — Christians are designed by God to live in unity together. In this sermon on Ephesians 4:14–16 titled “Growing Up,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones makes this strong point as he shows the balance and community needed to live the Christian life. As believers become stronger and more firm in

Speaking the Truth in Love

Speaking the Truth in Love

December 24, 2022

Ephesians 4:15 — In this sermon on Ephesians 4:15 titled “Speaking the Truth in Love,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones speaks of one of the most misunderstood and misapplied statements in all of Scripture: to always speak the truth in love. Many use this verse to argue against criticizing the views of others

The Wiles of the Devil

The Wiles of the Devil

December 23, 2022

Ephesians 4:14 — The writers of the New Testament often warn the early church of the threat of false teachers and prophets. In this sermon on Ephesians 4:14 titled “The Wiles of the Devil,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains how these people use lies and false teachings to benefit themselves and gain c

No Longer Children

No Longer Children

December 22, 2022

Ephesians 4:14 — What does it mean to be an “infant in Christ”? What is Paul referring to when he uses this analogy? It is important to remember that anyone who comes into Christ comes into Him as a babe. In this sermon on Ephesians 4:14 titled “No Longer Children,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says that

Faith and Knowledge

Faith and Knowledge

December 21, 2022

Ephesians 4:13 — What is the end goal of the church? How are believers and members of this church supposed to reach this goal? In this sermon on Ephesians 4:13 titled “Faith and Knowledge,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones provides helpful commentary. The overall plan is that the church becomes perfect as thi

The Church and the World

The Church and the World

December 20, 2022

Ephesians 4:13 — What is the church’s role in the world? In an environment that is becoming increasingly secularized, how should the body of believers see itself when thinking about how to share Christ with the world? In this sermon on Ephesians 4:13 titled “The Church and the World,” Dr. Martyn Llo

The Drama of Redemption

The Drama of Redemption

December 19, 2022

Ephesians 4:9-10 — In this sermon on Ephesians 4:9–10 titled “The Drama of Redemption,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses this difficult passage with the reference to Christ descending below. After mentioning various interpretations of this passage (Christ descending to hell after His death or going

Differing Gifts

Differing Gifts

December 18, 2022

Ephesians 4:7-11 — Do different people inside the church receive different gifts? In this sermon on Ephesians 4:7–11 titled “Differing Gifts,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones helps the listener understand gifts in the church. It is vital to understand that Christ alone is the head of the church, not any one

One God

One God

December 17, 2022

Ephesians 4:6 — God is Lord of all, but how does this bring His church to unity? In this sermon on Ephesians 4:6 titled “One God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches how these two things interact with each other. As Paul reminds in Ephesians 4:6, there is one God— not everyone recognizes that, and this

One Baptism

One Baptism

December 16, 2022

Ephesians 4:5 — How important is baptism and what connection does it have to the unity within the church? At a first glance, it might seem odd that Paul would include it as a point of unity. Why is this? In this sermon on Ephesians 4:5 titled “One Baptism,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones argues that a share

One Faith

One Faith

December 15, 2022

Ephesians 4:5 — In this sermon on Ephesians 4:5 titled “One Faith,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones argues that the unifying faith of Christianity is not unity of doctrine, first and foremost, but it is a unity of faith in Christ. This is the faith that justifies all who are truly Christians. It is seen in t

One Lord

One Lord

December 14, 2022

Ephesians 4:5 — What brings unity to churches? How can congregants come together in the midst of so many varying opinions and countless opportunities to disagree with one another? In this sermon on Ephesians 4:5 titled “One Lord,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones argues from Ephesians that when believers focu

Divisions in the Church

Divisions in the Church

December 13, 2022

Ephesians 4:4 — There is no question that the church tends to be divided over many different issues— some are important, but many are centered more around preferences than essential doctrines. In this sermon on divisions in the church from Ephesians 4:4, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches about divisio

Revival

Revival

December 12, 2022

Ephesians 4:4-6 — Many Christians today are praying for revival. What is it and what is the role of the Holy Spirit in it? Is revival something that is predictable? In this sermon from Ephesians 4:4–6 titled “Revival,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones tackles these questions and more. “The one supreme need of

The Work of the Spirit in the Church

The Work of the Spirit in the Church

December 11, 2022

Ephesians 4:4-6 — What exactly is a church? Perhaps some are tempted to reference the building where people gather together to worship God. In this sermon on Ephesians 4:4–6 titled “The Work of the Spirit in the Church,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows from Scripture that the church is actually the bod

The Body of Christ

The Body of Christ

December 10, 2022

Ephesians 4:4-6 — In this sermon on the body of Christ from Ephesians 4:4–6, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows four principles that prove the importance of every believer in the church. He begins by explaining the organic nature of the church; every member is a completely new creation in Christ. Just as

Keeping the Unity of the Spirit

Keeping the Unity of the Spirit

December 9, 2022

Ephesians 4:2-3 — Conflict is an ongoing part of life today, just as it was for the church at Ephesus. In this sermon on Ephesians 4:2–3, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones opens Paul’s letter to the Ephesians and addresses how believers can live in unity and peace. Rather than ignore sin or avoid confrontation

Worthy of Our Calling

Worthy of Our Calling

December 8, 2022

Ephesians 4:1-3 — The Christian life is not to be lived in a purely intellectual way, nor is it to be lived in a way that forgets about doctrine. The Christian life is to be lived worthy of the calling to which the Christian has been called. In this sermon on Ephesians 4:1–3 titled “Worthy of Our Ca

Practical Application of Doctrine

Practical Application of Doctrine

December 7, 2022

Ephesians 4:1 — There are often two types of people within Christianity. There are those who focus primarily on intellect and right doctrine and they forget about right living. And there are those who focus primarily on mystical experiences concerning God and they forget about right doctrine. In thi

The Greatness and Power of God

The Greatness and Power of God

December 6, 2022

Ephesians 3:20-21 — God’s power is both one of the clearest doctrines taught in the Bible, as well as one of the most comforting for the believer. In this sermon on Ephesians 3:20–21 titled “The Greatness and Power of God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones proclaims not only that God is good, but that He is a

The Fullness Experienced

The Fullness Experienced

December 5, 2022

Ephesians 3:19 — In this sermon on Ephesians 3:19 titled “The Fullness Experienced,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that the fullness of Christ that Paul speaks of is not a theoretical idea, but it is at the very heart of the Christian life. For all Christians should live a life that is marked by t

All the Fullness of God

All the Fullness of God

December 4, 2022

Ephesians 3:19 — Every day the Christian needs spiritual strength to resist temptation and persevere in righteousness. Every day they need the power of God working in their life. In this sermon on the fullness of God from Ephesians 3:19, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones helps the listener understand this grea

Preparing for the Guest

Preparing for the Guest

December 3, 2022

Ephesians 3:19 — A Christian will hear the voice of God and understand His mind by reading His Word. In this sermon on Ephesians 3:19 titled “Preparing for a Guest,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones proclaims that this requires both prayer and study to come to a deeper knowledge of God and His word. This shou

Seeking to Comprehend

Seeking to Comprehend

December 2, 2022

Ephesians 3:19 — This sermon is for those who long to have a close relationship with God and perhaps have noticed that the pursuit of worldly things fails to provide any lasting peace or joy. In this sermon on Ephesians 3:19 titled “Seeking to Comprehend,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches this sermon

Experimental Christianity

Experimental Christianity

December 1, 2022

Ephesians 3:18-19 — In this sermon from Ephesians 3:18–19 titled “Experimental Christianity,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains why it is so important that Christians not only know the right things about God but also apply it to their lives. Many believers are like people who have been left a great fo

Knowing the Love of Christ

Knowing the Love of Christ

November 30, 2022

Ephesians 3:18-19 — In this sermon on Ephesians 3:18–19 titled “Knowing the Love of Christ,” Dr. Lloyd-Jones states that there are two wrong ways to think about love. One is to see love as purely intellectual and mental. The other is to see love as nothing more than emotional feelings. He says that

Breadth; Length; Depth; Height

Breadth; Length; Depth; Height

November 29, 2022

Ephesians 3:18-19 — The biblical view of God’s love is not simply sentimental, but it shows His love as deep and abiding. In this sermon on Ephesians 3:18–19 titled “Breadth, Length, Depth, Height,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains how this love was proven when God sent His Son to die on the cross fo

Able to Comprehend

Able to Comprehend

November 28, 2022

Ephesians 3:18-19 — How can one know the love of God? In this sermon on Ephesians 3:18–19 titled “Able to Comprehend,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches how the apostle Paul speaks of the knowledge of God’s love not simply as intellectual comprehension, nor as a result of abstract thought. But there i

Grounded in Love

Grounded in Love

November 27, 2022

Ephesians 3:17 — What is foundational to a Christian’s life? Of all the traits that believers are aiming for, what is one of the most important, key characteristics that is supposed to define a follower of Jesus? In this sermon on Ephesians 3:17 titled “Grounded in Love,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones stat

Rooted in Love

Rooted in Love

November 26, 2022

Ephesians 3:17 — How can one have an abundant life in Christ? What is the secret to living life to its fullest? In this sermon from Ephesians 3:17 titled “Rooted in Love,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones takes the listener through a section of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians to answer these questions. In this

The Heart Prepared

The Heart Prepared

November 25, 2022

Ephesians 3:17 — When Scripture speaks of believers being indwelt by Christ Jesus, it is referring to a real experience, not simply an emotional reaction. In this sermon on Ephesians 3:17 titled “The Heart Prepared,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones brings this foundational truth to bear because it is somethi

The Indwelling Christ

The Indwelling Christ

November 24, 2022

Ephesians 3:17 — All Christians should seek to know and love God more. In this sermon on Ephesians 3:17 titled “The Indwelling Christ,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says that part of this pursuit is what he refers to as the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. This indwelling should be thought of differently fr

Christ in the Heart

Christ in the Heart

November 23, 2022

Ephesians 3:17 — The indwelling of Christ in the hearts of believers that Paul speaks of in Ephesians 3:17 is not referring to Christians receiving Christ in their hearts at salvation. In this sermon on Ephesians 3:17 titled “Christ in the Heart,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says it is Christ manifested

The Importance of Spiritual Growth

The Importance of Spiritual Growth

November 22, 2022

Ephesians 3:16 — In this sermon on Ephesians 3:16 titled “The Importance of Spiritual Growth,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones seeks to answer the question of why it is so important that the Christian grow spiritually. He says that the inner self must be continually strengthened because of the continual batt

The Inner Man

The Inner Man

November 21, 2022

Ephesians 3:16 — In this sermon on Ephesians 3:16 titled “The Inner Man”, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones expounds on the profound importance of the transformed inner man. He begins by pointing out Paul’s manner of prayer for the Ephesians. Paul begins by praying for the spiritual needs of the Ephesians and

Praying to the Father

Praying to the Father

November 20, 2022

Ephesians 3:14-15 — In this sermon on Ephesians 3:14–15 titled “Praying to the Father,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones stresses the importance of prayer and its practice from Paul’s example. Dr. Lloyd-Jones discusses prayer in three important principles from this passage. First, it is important that the apo

Prayer; Boldness and Access

Prayer; Boldness and Access

November 19, 2022

Ephesians 3:12 — In this sermon on Ephesians 3:12 titled “Prayer: Boldness and Access,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones discusses the privilege and importance of prayer. The apostle Paul makes the point that Christians have access to God in prayer through Christ and can come with boldness and confidence. Dr.

The Wisdom of God

The Wisdom of God

November 18, 2022

Ephesians 3:10 — What is the greatest manifestation of the wisdom of God? In this sermon on the manifold wisdom of God from Ephesians 3:10 titled “The Wisdom of God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones points to the church. The church, that is Christianity and the salvation that it proclaims, is the greatest ma

Hope for the World

Hope for the World

November 17, 2022

Ephesians 3:9-11 — Is there hope for the world? Is there a purpose and plan for the Christian? In this sermon on Ephesians 3:9–11 titled “Hope for the World,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses the question of hope amidst the seeming chaos and pointlessness of life on earth. The only hope is in the go

The Minister - Task and Calling

The Minister - Task and Calling

November 16, 2022

Ephesians 3:7-8 — In this sermon on Ephesians 3:7–8 titled “The Minister – Task and Calling,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones lays out the calling and job of the minister as addressed here by Paul. The minister is called and appointed by God alone. He is called to preach the unsearchable treasures of Christ,

Two Mysteries - Jew; Gentile

Two Mysteries - Jew; Gentile

November 15, 2022

Ephesians 3:2-7 — True unity can exist within the church. Since Christians are fellow heirs, members of the same body, and partakers of the promise, harmony can be found between Jew and Gentile. In this sermon on Ephesians 3:2–7 titled “Two Mysteries – Jew, Gentile,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones discusses

The Mystery of Christ

The Mystery of Christ

November 14, 2022

Ephesians 3:2-7 — What is the mystery of Christ? Why did God wait so long for Him to be revealed? In this sermon on Ephesians 3:2–7 titled “The Mystery of Christ,” Dr. Lloyd-Jones explores the importance and uniqueness of the apostles and the glorious message not revealed until the New Testament. Th

Suffering - as Christ's Prisoner

Suffering - as Christ's Prisoner

November 13, 2022

Ephesians 3:1 — Is there something worth giving up one’s life for? In this sermon on Ephesians 3:1 titled “Suffering as Christ’s Prisoner,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones contends with Paul that Jesus is worth it. Paul was concerned because he knew his suffering would trouble the Ephesians because suffering

Personal Evangelism

Personal Evangelism

November 12, 2022

Ephesians 2:20-22 — “How can we have unity without uniformity?” In this sermon on evangelism from Ephesians 2:20–22 , Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones seeks to answer this question. Titled “Personal Evangelism,” His desire is to look at the application of the passage, namely the work of the Holy Spirit in bui

Parts of the Whole

Parts of the Whole

November 11, 2022

Ephesians 2:20-22 — If an employee of a company decides that they are not going to consider the good of the company when making decisions, the employee is not going to last long. In humanity’s natural state, this selfish attitude will invade all of life. How can the church be different? In this serm

Built Together by the Holy Spirit

Built Together by the Holy Spirit

November 10, 2022

Ephesians 2:20-22 — How can something be one and yet many different things? This is the nature of the church where each member is different, but part of one body. In this sermon on Ephesians 2:20–22 titled “Built Together by the Holy Spirit,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones probes into how this can happen an

The Growth of the Church

The Growth of the Church

November 9, 2022

Ephesians 2:20-22 — According to Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, every Christian is a part of “something more”—the church. This church is described as a “temple” in Ephesians 2:21. In this sermon on Ephesians 2:20–22 titled “The Growth of the Church,” Dr. Lloyd-Jones dives deeper into this illustration give

Fitly Framed Together

Fitly Framed Together

November 8, 2022

Ephesians 2:20-22 — What is the most important part of a building? Some may think the walls or the floor, but it is always the foundation. In the church, it is no different. In this sermon on Ephesians 2:20–22 titled “Fitly Framed Together,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones continues teaching a further unders

The Only Foundation

The Only Foundation

November 7, 2022

Ephesians 2:20-22 — If a foundation is bad, the building will collapse. Therefore, one must ask, “What is the foundation of the church?” By the grace of God, the church has a stable foundation in the apostles and prophets, with Christ as the chief cornerstone. In this sermon on the foundation of the

An Habitation of God

An Habitation of God

November 6, 2022

Ephesians 2:20-22 — In his continued exposition of the analogies that are used for the church, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones comes to what he views as the deepest analogy of them all—a temple of God. In this sermon on building the temple of God from Ephesians 2:20–22 titled “A Habitation of God,” Dr. Lloyd

Of the Household of God

Of the Household of God

November 5, 2022

Ephesians 2:19 — How would one’s life change if they knew that not only were they a citizen of a country, but they were a child of the king? This question is posed in a much deeper way by Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones in this sermon on Ephesians 2:19 titled “Of the Household of God.” In his continued sermo

Privileges and Responsibilities

Privileges and Responsibilities

November 4, 2022

Ephesians 2:19 — Many people vie for the opportunity to be a citizen of a great nation, but Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones dives into the reality that Christians have a far greater privilege and responsibility as citizens of the kingdom of God. In this sermon on Ephesians 2:19 titled “Privileges and Respons

Heavenly Citizenship

Heavenly Citizenship

November 3, 2022

Ephesians 2:19 — In a time of instability, it can seem like there is no foundation. Each nation has its own issues and is destined to end at some point. However, is there a nation that will last forever? In this sermon on Ephesians 2:19 titled “Heavenly Citizenship,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones points ou

No Longer Strangers

No Longer Strangers

November 2, 2022

Ephesians 2:19 — In this sermon on Ephesians 2:19 titled “No Longer Strangers,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses the reality that Christians are citizens of the kingdom of God and “no longer strangers.” Dr. Lloyd-Jones notes that the imagery used by Paul (“strangers” and “foreigners”) to describe th

Christian Unity

Christian Unity

November 1, 2022

Ephesians 2:19 — What makes people unified? Is it the way they act? The same interest? In this sermon on unity from Ephesians 2:19 titled “Christian Unity,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones states “Nothing else can bring men together truly but this—this gospel.” In Ephesians, Paul is addressing the reality th

Praying in the Spirit

Praying in the Spirit

October 31, 2022

Ephesians 2:18 — What does the Holy Spirit have to do with prayer? In his sermon on Ephesians 2:18 titled “Praying in the Spirit,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones seeks to impress on the believer the absolute necessity of prayer and of the role of the Holy Spirit in prayer. According to Dr. Lloyd-Jones, pray

Lord; Teach Us to Pray

Lord; Teach Us to Pray

October 30, 2022

Ephesians 2:18 — In this sermon on Ephesians 2:18 titled “Lord, Teach Us to Pray,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses some of the reasons prayers can be so ineffective. Ephesians 2:18 states that “through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father.” This verse shows the complexity of prayer.

Access to the Father

Access to the Father

October 29, 2022

Ephesians 2:18 — In this sermon on Ephesians 2:18 titled “Access to the Father,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones speaks of the solution to the struggle to understand the love of God. It could be because people don’t understand that the three persons of the Trinity have acted in time, each to pursue the Chris

Peace With God

Peace With God

October 28, 2022

Ephesians 2:17 — What some describe as loneliness is actually a lack of peace with God. It is a worldwide problem that often goes undiagnosed and is the most pervasive disease on the planet. In this sermon on Ephesians 2:17 titled “Peace With God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains Paul’s words to the

The One Mediator

The One Mediator

October 27, 2022

Ephesians 2:16 — Because of sin, all are alienated from one another and God. In this sermon on Ephesians 2:16 titled “The One Mediator,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones is quick to explain that by the blood of Christ, sinful people can be reconciled to one another and God. Jew and Gentile can be one in the n

Christ's Way of Making Peace

Christ's Way of Making Peace

October 26, 2022

Ephesians 2:15 — In Jesus Christ a new harmony formed, not along the lines of race, family, or country, but in the basis of membership in the family of God. In this sermon on Ephesians 2:15 titled “Christ’s Way of Making Peace,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones proclaims the words of Paul, saying all who beli

He is Our Peace

He is Our Peace

October 25, 2022

Ephesians 2:14-16 — In this sermon on Ephesians 2:14–16 titled “He is Our Peace,” Dr. Lloyd-Jones explains that the main purpose of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians is to encourage the church in the peace of Christ. Christians have been saved and are in the body of Christ and as such, they have been r

The Blood of Christ

The Blood of Christ

October 24, 2022

Ephesians 2:13 — A new pathway to God cannot be invented. Whether through morality and good deeds or by the ritual of religion and mysticism, there is no human invention that will save humanity. On their own, none of these are sufficient to bring people near to God. In this sermon on the blood of Ch

Made Nigh

Made Nigh

October 23, 2022

Ephesians 2:13 — Everyone has a past. It is often painful to look back on one’s life and see the suffering their sin caused others and how it offends a holy and righteous God. But if one recognizes God’s power in salvation, “looking back” is an important ingredient. In this sermon on Ephesians 2:13

Without Christ

Without Christ

October 22, 2022

Ephesians 2:12 — The greater one understands the depths of their sin, the more they understand the greatness of God’s mercy. For the Christian there is a reciprocal relationship between looking to their life before Christ and the amount of praise they offer to God. If the believer never examines the

Jew and Gentile

Jew and Gentile

October 21, 2022

Ephesians 2:11 — Political debates, class warfare, as well as ethnic and religious conflict, seem to dominate the media’s attention. What could an ancient text like Paul’s letter to the Ephesians say to such matters, especially for the people of God? Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones walks through an ancient c

His Workmanship

His Workmanship

October 20, 2022

Ephesians 2:10 — It is through salvation that Christians instantly join the eternal family of Christ. In this sermon on Ephesians 2:10 titled “His Workmanship,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows how redeemed men and women now live new lives that are marked by the work of Christ in their hearts. This cont

By Grace Through Faith

By Grace Through Faith

October 19, 2022

Ephesians 2:8-10 — Salvation is the result of God’s grace alone. In this sermon on Ephesians 2:8–10 titled “ By Grace Through Faith,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches that no one is saved by anything they do or any merits they earn, but it is wholly the result of grace. For in their sin, no one is ab

Through Christ Jesus

Through Christ Jesus

October 18, 2022

Ephesians 2:7 — In this sermon on Ephesians 2:7 titled “Through Jesus Christ,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones unpacks the words of Luke in Acts 2:7. In the incarnation, the second person of the Godhead descends and takes up a true human nature for the redemption of all those whom God elected. He did not cou

The Exceeding Riches of His Grace

The Exceeding Riches of His Grace

October 17, 2022

Ephesians 2:7 — God uses the salvation of guilty and rebellious sinners as a means to bring glory and honor to His name. In this sermon on Ephesians 2:7 titled “The Exceeding Riches of His Grace,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones brings this convicting truth as he speaks of God’s Son Jesus Christ who died a c

In the Heavenly Places

In the Heavenly Places

October 16, 2022

Ephesians 2:4-7 — There is true hope in Christ. One of the most comforting and practical teachings of Scripture is that all who are united to Christ in faith have been seated with Him in the heavens. But what does it mean to be seated in the heavenly places? In this sermon on Ephesians 2:4–7 titled

Risen in Christ

Risen in Christ

October 15, 2022

Ephesians 2:4-7 — On one hand, people fail to realize the depth of sin. On the other hand, they fail to see the height and glory of the gospel. The problem with the church today is that it fails at both of these points. In this sermon on Ephesians 2:4–7 titled “Risen with Christ,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-J

In Christ Jesus

In Christ Jesus

October 14, 2022

Ephesians 2:4-7 — What has God done for the Christian? In this sermon on Ephesians 2:4–7 titled “In Christ Jesus,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones focuses on Paul’s answer to this question. Paul is concerned that believers are clear about what God has done for them. True Christianity is what God has done to

'But God': The Christian Message to the World

'But God': The Christian Message to the World

October 13, 2022

Ephesians 2:4 — It is not merely the outwardly wicked who are saved by grace who should be amazed at their salvation. Every Christian, even those who lived a supposed moral life before salvation, should be amazed at God’s grace. Salvation is entirely God’s work. In the sermon on Ephesians 2:4 titled

'But God ...'

'But God ...'

October 12, 2022

Ephesians 2:4 — Christians are citizens of heaven yet remain in the world. In this sermon on Ephesians 2:4 titled “But God…,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd Jones shares that the two powerful words that make this a reality are “but God.” Without God’s action in this world, there would be no hope for the future. L

The Wrath of God

The Wrath of God

October 11, 2022

Ephesians 2:1-3 — The apostle Paul tells that all are in sin and ruled by sin. Apart from the gospel all are dead in their sins and trespasses. In this sermon on Ephesians 2:1–3 titled “The Wrath of God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches that the judgement of God is the only answer for the children o

Life Without God

Life Without God

October 10, 2022

Ephesians 2:1-3 — Without God, there is no hope, no peace, and no relief from the guilt and stain of sin. In this sermon on life without God from Ephesians 2:1–3 titled “Life Without God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones thoroughly explains the pervasiveness of the state of sinfulness derived from the absenc

Original Sin

Original Sin

October 9, 2022

Ephesians 2:1-3 — How can one make sense out of the awful state of the world? In this sermon on Ephesians 2:1–3 titled “Original Sin,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones brings much needed clarity to today’s chaos, showing how humanity’s sinful nature is behind the wickedness seen all around. Since human nature

Man in Sin

Man in Sin

October 8, 2022

Ephesians 2:1-3 — What’s the fundamental problem with humanity? Is it a lack of education? Poor policies in the public sphere? Why are humans the way they are? In this sermon on Ephesians 2:1–3 titled “Man in Sin,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that the problem is much deeper. The problem is this:

Dead in Trespasses and Sins

Dead in Trespasses and Sins

October 7, 2022

Ephesians 2:1 — What is the state of a person before Christ? Is the problem with humanity that it needs more morality or is it much deeper? The apostle Paul explains that humanity’s greatest problem is that it is dead in trespasses and sins. In this sermon on Ephesians 2:1 titled “Dead in Trespasses

The Final Consummation

The Final Consummation

October 6, 2022

Ephesians 1:19-23 — Can a Christian ever err by focusing on the future glory too much? Is it possible to spend so much energy looking to the future that they underestimate the present power of Christ? In this sermon on Ephesians 1:19–23 titled “The Final Consummation,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones focuses

The Church which is His Body

The Church which is His Body

October 5, 2022

Ephesians 1:20-23 — One of the most exalted ways the church is depicted in Scripture is through the metaphor of the body of Christ. Not only is it an exalted picture of the church, but the church as the body of Christ is one of the most intimate metaphors of the New Testament church. In this sermon

His Power from Beginning to End

His Power from Beginning to End

October 4, 2022

Ephesians 1:19 — Does the Christian need God’s power just a little bit? Is it only God working as He is asked to work that sustains Christians? In this sermon on Ephesians 1:19 titled “His Power from Beginning to End,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones argues in this message that Christians would not stand a s

Power to us-ward Who Believe

Power to us-ward Who Believe

October 3, 2022

Ephesians 1:19-23 — Hardly anyone claiming the title “Christian” would deny the need for God’s power in salvation. There is, however, a fundamental difference between the person who says salvation is the power of God in addition to something they do, and those who say salvation is God’s power workin

The Greatness of His Power

The Greatness of His Power

October 2, 2022

Ephesians 1:19-20 — Are Christians guilty of underestimating the need for God’s power? At first it may sound like a silly question. After all, any Christian will rightly affirm their daily need of God’s power. But while Christians may correctly affirm the continual need of God’s power in their lives

Riches of His Inheritance

Riches of His Inheritance

October 1, 2022

Ephesians 1:18 — There are common objections to Christianity. Christianity is only for the weak. It is of no consequence today because it does not care about what is happening in the “real” world. Christianity is a waste of time because it is caught-up in other-worldly matters. These objections are

The Hope of His Calling

The Hope of His Calling

September 30, 2022

Ephesians 1:18 — Christians can often feel distant from God. What is their response when coldness towards spiritual matters creeps into their heart? Does their assurance waver? How can they have a steady anchor for their Christian life? Rather than wait for another experience, the prayer of the apos

The Christians Knowledge of God

The Christians Knowledge of God

September 29, 2022

Ephesians 1:17 — Where does one begin in describing their knowledge of God? Do they begin with propositional or theoretical knowledge? While propositional knowledge of God is good and necessary for the Christian life, there is another knowledge that is just as important. As a matter of fact, it is a

The Father of Glory

The Father of Glory

September 28, 2022

Ephesians 1:17 — Prayer is central to every believers’ life and critical to discipleship and worship. However, Christians often feel ashamed to talk about their personal prayer life. They read books and manuals on prayer, hoping to find the perfect solution to a fickle prayer life. In this sermon on

Tests of Christian Profession

Tests of Christian Profession

September 27, 2022

Ephesians 1:15-16 — How does one know they are saved? The world calls anyone a “Christian” even if they are associated with theism or morality in a Western context. The title has lost its distinctiveness due to the evaporation of its first century meaning. This is a problem for the church, as it is

To the Praise of His Glory

To the Praise of His Glory

September 26, 2022

Ephesians 1:14 — What should be the starting point of all a Christian’s thought? How ought their thinking about any particular doctrine be finally assessed? The answer is simple: the glory of God. In this sermon on Ephesians 1:14 titled “To the Praise of His Glory,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones points out

The Earnest of Our Inheritance

The Earnest of Our Inheritance

September 25, 2022

Ephesians 1:14 — As Christians anticipate heaven, the most glorious reality will be seeing the Lord face to face. Until that day, what is the connection between the heavenly reality that awaits the Christian and their life now? According to the apostle Paul, it is the work of the Holy Spirit as the

Sealing: Problems and Difficulties

Sealing: Problems and Difficulties

September 24, 2022

Ephesians 1:13 — Effective witnessing makes God’s people radiant with joy and there is no experience like it on this side of heaven. In this sermon on Ephesians 1:13 titled “Sealing: Problems and Difficulties,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones gives a passionate plea for Christians to seek the sealing of the

The Nature of Sealing

The Nature of Sealing

September 23, 2022

Ephesians 1:13 — The timing of the sealing of the Holy Spirit is a contested topic. It is a topic that raises many other questions. One could be tempted to ignore the subject or teach it in such a way as to minimize the difficulties with the doctrine. In this sermon on Ephesians 1:13 titled “The Nat

Sealed with the Spirit

Sealed with the Spirit

September 22, 2022

Ephesians 1:13 — What causes Christians to be lethargic and lose the joy of their salvation? What steals the enthusiasm for spiritual growth? These are certainly questions evangelical Christians should be concerned about but many Christians are skeptical of talk about the “experience” of the Holy Sp

Heard. Believed. Trusted

Heard. Believed. Trusted

September 21, 2022

Ephesians 1:11-14 — Does the sovereignty of God minimize the responsibility of humanity? Reformed theology is often caricaturized by insisting it promotes a world where people lack true humanity. God’s work in salvation is said to be in contradiction to human responsibility of proclaiming the gospel

The Counsel of His Own Will

The Counsel of His Own Will

September 20, 2022

Ephesians 1:11-14 — Perhaps no truth of Scripture is more uncomfortable for certain Christians than predestination. In this message on Ephesians 1:11–14 titled “The Counsel of His Own Will,” Dr. Lloyd-Jones reminds that one cannot simply ignore themes in the Bible just because there are disagreement

We ... Ye Also

We ... Ye Also

September 19, 2022

Ephesians 1:11 — Political peace and social unity is something often heard about in the media and how communities need to strive to embrace unity and lay down their tribal identities that divide people. How might Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones respond to this kind of plea? More importantly, how does the apo

All Things Reunited in Christ

All Things Reunited in Christ

September 18, 2022

Ephesians 1:10 — How does one make sense of today’s world? What message do Christians have for those around them? According to Paul’s letter to the Ephesians, Christians have been given the ultimate revelation that gives an unique, supernatural perspective of everything. What natural humanity cannot

The Mystery of His Will

The Mystery of His Will

September 17, 2022

Ephesians 1:8-9 — Can anyone discover the mysteries of God? Does God hide His will from humanity? As the apostle Paul expands his teaching on God’s grace, he moves from election and predestination to “mystery." In this sermon on Ephesians 1:8–9 titled “The Mystery of His Will,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jone

The Riches of His Grace

The Riches of His Grace

September 16, 2022

Ephesians 1:7 — How can the apostle Paul be so exuberant in praise about the grace of God? Why is the grace of God something the apostle constantly writes about? It is because he knew the grace of God; he experienced it and it led to his worship and praise. In this sermon on Ephesians 1:7 titled “Th

Through His Blood

Through His Blood

September 15, 2022

Ephesians 1:7 — Christians are forgiven of all sin past, present, and future. This marvelous truth is proclaimed as Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones gives this compelling and comprehensive exposition in this sermon from Ephesians 1:7 on what is meant by “Through His Blood.” While recognizing the distinction b

Redemption

Redemption

September 14, 2022

Ephesians 1:7 — Christ alone makes one a Christian. Every generation of believers must reiterate this again and again because human beings are desperately trying to stay in sin yet have the benefits of salvation. In this sermon on Ephesians 1:7 titled “Redemption,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’s message i

In the Beloved

In the Beloved

September 13, 2022

Ephesians 1:6 — How great is the love the Christian receives from both God the Father and God the Son. In this sermon on Ephesians 1:6 titled “In the Beloved,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones considers the measure of this love and its central theme found in Christ who is called the “beloved.” Dr. Lloyd-Jones

The Glory of God

The Glory of God

September 12, 2022

Ephesians 1:6 — Forgiveness of sin is the heart of redemption in Christ. But that is different than saying God’s primary motivation for redemption is forgiveness of sin. In this sermon on “The Glory of God” from Ephesians 1:6, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones remarks that errant thinking places the human bein

Higher than Adam

Higher than Adam

September 11, 2022

Ephesians 1:5-6 — God is the Creator of everyone, but not everyone is in His family. Nineteenth and twentieth century liberalism emphasized the universal fatherhood of God and the universal brotherhood of people. This false teaching disregards the gospel’s call to repentance and dismisses the wicked

Adoption

Adoption

September 10, 2022

Ephesians 1:5 — Christians are adopted by God because He chose them. With careful attention to the details of Paul’s letters, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explores the purpose of salvation and the implications of being adopted into God’s family. To help grasp the significance of this doctrine, Dr. Lloyd-J

Holy and ... before Him in Love

Holy and ... before Him in Love

September 9, 2022

Ephesians 1:4 — Why are Christians elected to salvation? In this sermon on Ephesians 1:4 titled “Holy and…Before Him in Love,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explores this doctrine that believers are chosen by God to be holy. Echoing the apostle John, Paul says the purpose of God in Christ for His people is

Chosen in Him

Chosen in Him

September 8, 2022

Ephesians 1:4 — The doctrine of election requires a reverent approach and the listener is on holy ground concerning this topic. Christians have often done great injustice in an argumentative style. From this sermon on being chosen by God from Ephesians 1:4 titled “Chosen in Him,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jo

In Heavenly Places

In Heavenly Places

September 7, 2022

Ephesians 1:3 — When a person is saved, a profound change occurs and they are taken from one realm to another. The non-Christian only knows the earthly realm. But the Christian knows two realms: earthly and heavenly. In this sermon on Ephesians 1:3 titled “In Heavenly Places,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

All Spiritual blessings ...

All Spiritual blessings ...

September 6, 2022

Ephesians 1:3 — How does one come to enjoy spiritual blessings? What are the spiritual blessings in Ephesians 1? In this sermon on Ephesians 1:3 titled “All Spiritual Blessings…,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones focuses on two themes. He insists that the Christian only enjoys blessings through Christ. While

The Everlasting Covenant

The Everlasting Covenant

September 5, 2022

Ephesians 1:3 — The words of Scripture allow a glimpse into the eternal plan of the Trinity. Theologians have called this the Covenant of Redemption where humanity can be redeemed from their sin and reconciled to God. In this sermon on Ephesians 1:3 titled “The Everlasting Covenant,” this central th

Grace; Peace; Glory

Grace; Peace; Glory

September 4, 2022

Ephesians 1:2 — Why is every word of Scripture vital? In this sermon on grace, peace and glory from Ephesians 1:2, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones expounds the significance of two words: grace and peace. Dr. Lloyd-Jones argues that these two words contain the most profound truths of the Christian faith. Chri

Saints ... and Faithful in Christ Jesus

Saints ... and Faithful in Christ Jesus

September 3, 2022

Ephesians 1:1 — What is the minimum of what it means to be a Christian? In this sermon on Ephesians 1:1 titled “Saints…and Faithful in Christ Jesus,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses this question. Three striking descriptions are proclaimed from this text: saints, faithful, and union with Christ. Dr

The Mystery of God

The Mystery of God

September 2, 2022

Ephesians 1:1 — When a person is at the point of giving up and giving in, would it make a difference if they knew that the same power that raised Christ Jesus from the dead also was working for them? This is the mystery Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses as he begins a new sermon series on the book of

Raised for Our Justification

Raised for Our Justification

September 1, 2022

Romans 4:22-25 — What is faith? Is it simply belief in some divine power? Is it merely confidence in belief itself? In this sermon on Romans 4:22–25 titled “Raised for Our Justification,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones seeks to answer the question of what true faith is. Biblical faith is not a generic faith

Faith Glorifying God

Faith Glorifying God

August 31, 2022

Romans 4:18-22 — What is faith? In this sermon on Romans 4:18–22 titled “Faith Glorifying God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones dissects the negative and positive aspects of the nature of faith through the illustration of Abraham presented in Romans 4:18–22: “No unbelief made him waver concerning the promise

Peace in the Holy Spirit

Peace in the Holy Spirit

August 30, 2022

Romans 14:17 — Evangelicals rightly value truth. Sometimes, however, their reputation for truth is understood as the desire to merely be right. The former leads to freedom, assurance, and grace. The latter leads to a morbid cynicism. Among the problems in the church of Rome was the concern about whe

The Realm of Righteousness

The Realm of Righteousness

August 29, 2022

Romans 14:17 — Why do Christians find themselves consumed with less important matters? They often make partial truth encompass truth and the things of less importance are taken out of balance. The church at Rome did this with eating and drinking. The contemporary church does this in doctrine as well

The Kingdom of God

The Kingdom of God

August 28, 2022

Romans 14:17 — The church at Rome was guilty of making the kingdom of God small. Walking into their church, one would have thought the kingdom was about eating and drinking. The apostle Paul forcefully corrects this misunderstanding. But if the kingdom is not of meat and drink, what is it about? In

A Sense of Balance (2)

A Sense of Balance (2)

August 27, 2022

Romans 14:17 — Christians are part of the kingdom of God and it is big. However, sometimes Christians can give the opposite impression. They can be guilty of emphasizing an aspect of the kingdom at the expense of the whole, making the kingdom seem small and negative. The church at Rome had given the

A Sense of Balance (1)

A Sense of Balance (1)

August 26, 2022

Romans 14:17 — Lopsided Christianity is an unappealing religion. Divisions and fracturing over minutia have severely harmed evangelism and the church’s witness to the world. The apostle Paul’s battle cry in Romans 14:17 is that the kingdom of God is not about minutia such as meat and drink. Followin

Once Saved; Always Saved?

Once Saved; Always Saved?

August 25, 2022

Romans 14:14-16 — A chief doctrinal debate within church history is the nature and character of eternal security. Does Scripture indeed teach the doctrine of the perseverance of the saints? Or to ask the question another way: is it possible for one for whom Christ died to be lost? Despite the clarit

Conscience

Conscience

August 24, 2022

Romans 14:14-16 — Teaching on the conscience is relatively sparse in Scripture. The topic occurs in only a few passages in Paul’s letters so many Christians are either uninformed about the conscience or perhaps confused. How vital is it to the Christian life and what is Scripture’s teaching on it? I

Consider Others

Consider Others

August 23, 2022

Romans 14:13-16 — While all Christians are Christian in the same way – through regeneration –not all are identical in every respect. There is, as Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains, ethnic diversity as well as differences in personality and temperament. But the apostle Paul classifies Christians in ano

Clean or Unclean?

Clean or Unclean?

August 22, 2022

Romans 14:13-15 — How does one approach difficult problems and issues in the church? Do they see how each part relates to the whole or simply attack the problem directly? In his sermon on Romans 14:13–15 titled “Clean or Unclean?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones calls for paying attention to the apostle Paul

Jesus Christ; the Judge

Jesus Christ; the Judge

August 21, 2022

Romans 14:10-12 — As the lordship of Christ is universal, so also is the judgment of Christ. Evangelical Protestants rightly champion Scripture’s teaching on the assurance believers have as they face the final judgment seat of God. The Christian rejoices in the assurance that there is no condemnatio

The Lord of Death

The Lord of Death

August 20, 2022

Romans 14:6-12 — The fear of death grips humanity. Humanity is death’s servant but people in the West live each day suppressing the reality that death is imminent. How does the death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ speak to this terror? In this sermon on Romans 14:6–12 titled “The Lord of

Live and Die to the Lord

Live and Die to the Lord

August 19, 2022

Romans 14:5-9 — In this sermon on Romans 14:5–9 titled “Live and Die to the Lord,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones continues his sermon series by addressing the need for unity among believers on issues that are not central to the Christian faith. Drawing from Paul, however, he reminds that Christians have a

Sabbath and Special Days

Sabbath and Special Days

August 18, 2022

Romans 14:1-6 — In this sermon on Romans 14:1–6 titled “Sabbath and Special Days,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones offers that Paul is not addressing the importance of observation of the Sabbath since that has been established in Scripture for all time. He provides Scriptural support for this and offers up a

Saved for Eternity

Saved for Eternity

August 17, 2022

Romans 14:1-4 — The Lord alone has the authority to make final judgments on people. In this sermon from Romans 14:1–4 titled “Saved for Eternity,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones reminds the listener of this important truth and how they can follow this while still exercising discernment regarding the people

God Has Received Him

God Has Received Him

August 16, 2022

Romans 14:1-4 — What really is legalism? In this sermon on Romans 14:1–4 titled “God Has Received Him,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones tackles this important subject by asking what it is, how it can be fought, and the consequences that it carries within the church. Legalism is what happens when people take

Food and Drink

Food and Drink

August 15, 2022

Romans 14:1-4 — It is common for the Christian to have a disagreement with someone else about what they think the Bible teaches to be wrong or right on an issue that is not particularly clear. This is the topic at hand for this sermon on Romans 14:1–4 titled “Food and Drink” and Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jon

Weak in the Faith (2)

Weak in the Faith (2)

August 14, 2022

Romans 14:1-4 — Within the family of God are those who are strong in their understanding of the Christian faith and those who are weak in their understanding of the faith. The church is made up of some who are more mature and some who are less mature. This diversity within the body of Christ can lea

Weak in the Faith (1)

Weak in the Faith (1)

August 13, 2022

Romans 14:1 — Some find it hard to know how to regard the differences in spiritual maturity that exists among Christians. Are these differences always good? Are they bad? In this sermon on Romans 14:1 titled “Weak in the Faith (1),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones provides some biblical answers to these ques

The Armour of Light

The Armour of Light

August 12, 2022

Romans 13:11-14 — Being suddenly awakened in the middle of the night by bright lights can be an incredibly alarming and disconcerting experience. In this sermon on Romans 13:11–14 titled “The Armour of Light,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains the similarities between this kind of event and conversion

Christ's Return

Christ's Return

August 11, 2022

Romans 13:11-14 — Many have charged that Paul gradually changed his view on when he thought the Lord would return. Is this the case? Critics use this to demonstrate that Scripture is not divinely inspired, using passages they think supposedly contradict each other. In this sermon on Romans 13:11–14

Strangers and Pilgrims (2)

Strangers and Pilgrims (2)

August 10, 2022

Romans 13:11-14 — What is the relationship between thoughts and actions? In this sermon on Christians and how they are to live in the world, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones presents a reminder that doctrine and practice are always tied — doctrine especially plays a large influence over the other. What can on

Strangers and Pilgrims (1)

Strangers and Pilgrims (1)

August 9, 2022

Romans 13:11-14 — It can be easy to lose faith in oneself when feelings change quickly. In this sermon on Romans 13:11–14 titled “Strangers and Pilgrims (1),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones reminds that regardless of feelings, one’s position is sure if they are a follower of Jesus. Feelings come and go but

The Christians Future

The Christians Future

August 8, 2022

Romans 13:11-14 — What is the future of the Christian? In this sermon on Romans 13:11–14 titled “The Christian’s Future,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches about what is awaiting the Christian. All over Scripture, the answer is clear— Christians are waiting for the coming day of the Lord. Contrary to

A World in Darkness

A World in Darkness

August 7, 2022

Romans 13:11-14 — Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones makes a striking statement about the Christian view of the world in saying that at its best, the world is still in darkness. In a modern day and age when such statements may seem polarizing and perhaps even offensive, why does Dr. Lloyd-Jones make such a prov

Redemption History

Redemption History

August 6, 2022

Romans 13:11-14 — As Christians compare Christianity with other moral and ethical belief systems, philosophies, and religions in the world, many of them have an equal emphasis on love of neighbor. What then distinguishes the Christians’ call to fulfill the royal law of love from others? In Romans 13

Sanctification

Sanctification

August 5, 2022

Romans 13:11-14 — Justification by faith alone has been called the great doctrine on which the church stands or falls. With the emphasis on justification, many Protestants are guilty of neglecting the important doctrine of sanctification. As Christians strive to rightly understand what the Bible tea

Scriptural Love

Scriptural Love

August 4, 2022

Romans 13:8-10 — Vestiges of the Christian call to “love one’s neighbor” can be found throughout Western culture. What has been lost, however, is the Scriptural understanding of love and a strong theological foundation to support the command. Without Scripture and theology, love of neighbor is eithe

Love Your Neighbour

Love Your Neighbour

August 3, 2022

Romans 13:8-10 — If there is one word in the Bible that is easily misunderstood, it is the word “love.” Contemporary society replaces the biblical view of love with mere sentiment or lust. Not only this, but love of neighbor is pitted against love of God. In this sermon on Romans 13:8–10 titled “Lov

Love Fulfills the Law

Love Fulfills the Law

August 2, 2022

Romans 13:8-10 — Debt is burdensome and being obligated to another is a constant weight on one’s shoulders. But there is one great exception, according to the apostle Paul. That exception is the debt of love. As Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones notes in this sermon on Romans 13:8–10 titled “Love Fulfills the

Church and The State (6)

Church and The State (6)

August 1, 2022

Romans 13:1-7 — No matter how the topic is framed – church and state, or Christ and culture – it deserves a lot of careful thought. This is one topic in the history of Christianity that intersects with doctrine, theology, church history, and culture. In this sermon on Romans 13:1–7 titled “Church an

Church and The State (5)

Church and The State (5)

July 31, 2022

Romans 13:1-7 — How do the church and ruling government interact? Are they co-equals working together for the greater good? Do they share the same end goal? In this sermon on Romans 13:1–7 titled “Church and the State (5),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones first examines the historical context of church and g

Church and The State (4)

Church and The State (4)

July 30, 2022

Romans 13:1-7 — Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones taught extensively on church history, specifically on the relationship between church and state. In this sermon on Romans 13:1–7 titled “Church and the State (4),” Dr. Lloyd-Jones turns his attention to the underlying foundation of the view proposing an allianc

Church and The State (3)

Church and The State (3)

July 29, 2022

Romans 13:1-7 — Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones continues his historical review of the relationship between church and state. Building on his previous sermon, he presses the listener to consider church history in this sermon on Romans 13:1–7 titled “Church and the State (3).” It is important, he argues, beca

Church and The State (2)

Church and The State (2)

July 28, 2022

Romans 13:1-7 — Does church history hold importance for believers today? Why should Christians look to the past for insight into doctrine instead of looking to Scripture alone? In the second part of his series on the church and the state, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones chastises the arrogance of believers w

Church and The State (1)

Church and The State (1)

July 27, 2022

Romans 13:1-7 — In this first part of his series on the church and the state, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones lays a historical foundation for understanding the development of the relationship between the two. In this sermon from Romans 13:1–7 titled “Church and the State (1),” he affirms the importance of C

Christian and The State (3) - The Christian & War

Christian and The State (3) - The Christian & War

July 26, 2022

Romans 13:1-7 — During times of international conflict, the national conversation inevitably moves to the legitimacy of war or the pursuit of peace. Christian conversations are no different. As those who acknowledge this is God’s world and are sincerely concerned about the well-being of their neighb

Christian and The State (2)

Christian and The State (2)

July 25, 2022

Romans 13:1-7 — How the people of God relate to kings, emperors, magistrates, and the state in general has long been a topic in the Christian church. Persecution by the state, unjust laws, along with the emergence of new political ideologies, often lead to a re-evaluation on the topic. Can the Chris

Christian and The State (1)

Christian and The State (1)

July 24, 2022

Romans 13:1-7 — In today’s media-driven culture, the public can witness firsthand the mess of politicians and politics on social media, cable television, and in print media. Cynically, many Christians might find it necessary to simply retreat out of political concerns and government altogether. Perh

Subject to Government

Subject to Government

July 23, 2022

Romans 13:1-7 — How are Christians supposed to read the Bible? If there are many different views on what the Bible says, how are they to know the right interpretation? The answer is that they must read the Bible as one work of God. In the sermon on Romans 13:1–7 titled “Subject to Government,” Dr. M

Relationships

Relationships

July 22, 2022

Romans 13:1-7 — What are the Christian’s duties and responsibilities to government and the state? In this sermon on Romans 13:1–7 titled “Relationships,” this is the perplexing question that Dr. Lloyd-Jones seeks to address. While Christians are citizens of heaven and the kingdom of God, they still

Overcoming Evil

Overcoming Evil

July 21, 2022

Romans 12:20-21 — The Christian must ask themselves if they truly love those who desire to do them wrong and if it is enough to not return evil with evil. According to the apostle Paul in Romans 12:20–21, God requires much more from Christians. The return of evil with good raises the Christian persp

God's Wrath. Not Man's

God's Wrath. Not Man's

July 20, 2022

Romans 12:19-20 — While some popular streams of so-called Christianity claim that becoming a Christian means a care-free life, the New Testament is clear that Christians are likely to have more troubles. In this passage, the apostle Paul assumes Christians faithfully living in this fallen world will

Be Different

Be Different

July 19, 2022

Romans 12:17-18 — Biblical ethics are supernatural ethics. The call of the Lord Jesus Christ upon His followers is different from humanity’s own fallen instinct. Christ’s call is a fundamentally other worldly way of life – it is what James calls wisdom from above. When Christians encounter evil agai

Wisdom and Knowledge

Wisdom and Knowledge

July 18, 2022

Romans 12:16 — In this sermon on Romans 12:16 titled “Wisdom and Knowledge,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches on the importance of being of the same mind. Christians are to bless those who persecute them, rejoice with those who rejoice, and are to be of the same mind in agreement with one another. Two

Practical Christianity (2)

Practical Christianity (2)

July 17, 2022

Romans 12:15-16 — Is it harder to rejoice with those who rejoice or weep with those who weep? In this sermon on Romans 12:15–16 titled “Practical Christianity (2),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones looks at how Christians are called to respond to one another. The problem of every human being, without exceptio

Practical Christianity (1)

Practical Christianity (1)

July 16, 2022

Romans 12:14-15 — In this sermon on Romans 12:14–15 titled “Practical Christianity (1),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones looks at the application for the doctrine Paul has been laying down and how theory moves into practical daily living: “The glory of God in His great salvation is involved in this [daily li

Fellowship of Saints

Fellowship of Saints

July 15, 2022

Romans 12:13 — In this sermon on Romans 12:13 titled “Fellowship of the Saints,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones challenges the listeners to show hospitality. Preaching from Romans 12:13, one of the first things he clarifies is the true Pauline meaning of hospitality. In the book of Romans (and in other plac

Patient in Tribulation

Patient in Tribulation

July 14, 2022

Romans 12:12 — The Christian should ask themselves if they are “fervent in spirit” and learn to look at their total view of life in this world as Christian people. There is nothing so fatal for the Christian than to misunderstand his or her life in this present world. “The only way a Christian can r

Serving the Lord

Serving the Lord

July 13, 2022

Romans 12:11-12 — In this sermon on Romans 12:11­–12 titled “Serving the Lord,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches about the importance of serving the Lord with zeal. The Christian may be tempted to do things half-heartedly as they go from task to task. Dr. Lloyd-Jones preaches that this approach is se

Stir Yourselves

Stir Yourselves

July 12, 2022

Romans 12:11 — What does slothfulness and self-importance share in common? The antidote to both is a heart that understands that Christians are not their own but belong to God. The antidote to both pride and laziness is the great hope the Christian have in the Lord Jesus Christ. In this sermon on Ro

Love (2)

Love (2)

July 11, 2022

Romans 12:9-11 — Becoming a Christian means becoming part of a family. The Christian family is not a natural family but a supernatural one. When one is born again, they see that the same is true for other Christians. The apostle Paul teaches Christians that they are to love brothers and sisters in t

Love (1)

Love (1)

July 10, 2022

Romans 12:9-21 — In this sermon on Romans 12:9–21 titled “Love,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches that the believer must always proceed from doctrine to application and the two great principles must characterize and govern the Christian life. The apostle Paul is concerned with the practicalities of th

Worship; the Old and the New

Worship; the Old and the New

July 9, 2022

Romans 12:6-8 — Human traditions are often blinded to the clear teaching of Scripture. Traditionalism is a danger Christians must avoid because it is a prejudice they are all subject to. Perhaps no area of the Christian life is more prone to traditionalism than worship. Whether as an individual or e

Worship. Ancient and Modern

Worship. Ancient and Modern

July 8, 2022

Romans 12:6-8 — Liturgical forms of worship in free churches were on the rise during the ministry of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. This tendency hasn’t slowed and continues to this day as evangelicals have a renewed interest in read prayers, prayer books, responsive readings, and vestments. In this sermon

Lessons From Church History

Lessons From Church History

July 7, 2022

Romans 12:6-8 — Do the practices of the early church have anything to say to the contemporary church? How can one explain the obvious difference between what is read in the pages of Scripture regarding the church and the present manifestation of so many contemporary church models? As those invested

Lessons From the Early Church

Lessons From the Early Church

July 6, 2022

Romans 12:6-8 — Why does God give different spiritual gifts to each Christian? In this sermon on Romans 12:6–8 titled “Lessons From the Early Church,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones tells that God equips His church in order to strengthen and build it up to accomplish the task of preaching the gospel and dis

Spiritual Gifts (4)

Spiritual Gifts (4)

July 5, 2022

Romans 12:7-8 — How does God ensure that the church is equipped for its mission? In this passage of Scripture, the apostle Paul tells that it is by the Holy Spirit giving gifts to those in the church. Some are given the gift of teaching and others the gift of giving. In this sermon on Romans 12:7–8

Spiritual Gifts (3)

Spiritual Gifts (3)

July 4, 2022

Romans 12:6 — The gift of prophesy is one of the most unusual spiritual gifts given by the Holy Spirit. It has been dismissed, over-emphasized, and abused throughout church history. In a sermon on Romans 12:6 titled “Spiritual Gifts (3),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones illustrates both the dismissal and abu

Spiritual Gifts (2)

Spiritual Gifts (2)

July 3, 2022

Romans 12:6 — Perhaps no topic in evangelical circles stirs more controversy than the nature and function of spiritual gifts. There can sometimes be a great divide between ‘cessationists’ and ‘continuationists’ on the “unusual” gifts. In this sermon on Romans 12:6 titled “Spiritual Gifts (2),” Dr. M

Spiritual Gifts (1)

Spiritual Gifts (1)

July 2, 2022

Romans 12:6 — In this sermon on Romans 12:6 titled “Spiritual Gifts (1),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones encourages a look at the nature of spiritual gifts. God decides which gift to provide to each Christian but they all work in and through the very same Spirit. He reminds that there is a “diversity of ope

Character of Unity

Character of Unity

July 1, 2022

Romans 12:5-6 — What guides and keeps a church unified? How can the church encourage unity among its members? In this sermon on Romans 12:5-6 titled “Character of Unity,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains there are two elements to preserving the unity of a church. There is a spiritual unity that can o

One Body

One Body

June 30, 2022

Romans 12:4-5 — The modern ecumenical movement has made a profound impact on the contemporary Christian understanding of unity. But what overlap, if any, does this movement have with biblical unity? In this sermon on Romans 12:4–5 titled “One Body,” Dr. Lloyd-Jones reminds that an essential point fo

The Body of Christ

The Body of Christ

June 29, 2022

Romans 12:3-5 — In this sermon on Romans 12:3–5 titled “The Body of Christ,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches the principle that everything is of grace. This principle ought to cause one to think soberly, not more highly. Consider the nature and parts of the human body and see this applied towards one

Gifts in the Church

Gifts in the Church

June 28, 2022

Romans 12:3-5 — Spiritual gifts have been a matter of controversy in the church since the beginning of Christianity. How quickly the body of Christ forgets the sovereignty of the Holy Spirit in the distribution of the gifts. From this error arises all manner of sin and abuse of gifts given by God. I

All By Grace

All By Grace

June 27, 2022

Romans 12:3 — In this sermon on Roman 12:3 titled “All By Grace,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches that grace is God’s undeserved favor. The distinctiveness of Christianity is that it is grace that begins the Christian life and it is grace that carries the Christian through life. This is true of gener

Renewal of the Mind (3)

Renewal of the Mind (3)

June 26, 2022

Romans 12:1-2 — The Christian will certainly fail to understand Christianity if they reduce it to morality, escape from hell, or even simply the forgiveness of sins. In this sermon on Romans 12:1–2 titled “Renewal of the Mind (3),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones reminds that Christianity is concerned with t

Renewal of the Mind (2)

Renewal of the Mind (2)

June 25, 2022

Romans 12:1-2 — The purpose of the incarnation, the cross, and the resurrection is not to merely have individuals escape hell. The Christian will miss the glory of the person and work of Christ if they reduce salvation to fire insurance. In this sermon on Romans 12:1–2 titled “Renewal of the Mind (2

Renewal of the Mind (1)

Renewal of the Mind (1)

June 24, 2022

Romans 12:1-2 — Tackling individual sin in the Christian life is typically how evangelicals think of growth or sanctification. They often believe that by approaching sin in piecemeal manner that they will have overall victory in their lives. The trouble, of course, is once they gain victory over an

The World (2)

The World (2)

June 23, 2022

Romans 12:1-2 — Avoiding the world is not an option for Christians. Some still try it anyway by setting up rules and regulations because fear of conforming to the world drives their choices. A great distance is then placed between the Christian and the world. History has shown the various extremes w

The World (1)

The World (1)

June 22, 2022

Romans 12:1-2 — When the church becomes like the world, the gospel message is eclipsed. Today it seems the church is often bending to the desires and the thoughts of the world. Who determines morality? What is right? Some church leaders argue that the message must change or else become irrelevant. I

Spiritual Worship

Spiritual Worship

June 21, 2022

Romans 12:1-2 — What is “reasonable” service? How are service and worship connected in the Scriptures? What might it practically look like for Christians to present their bodies as living sacrifices? In this sermon on Romans 12:1–2 titled “Spiritual Worship,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones tackles these que

Present Your Bodies

Present Your Bodies

June 20, 2022

Romans 12:1-2 — Why must the Christian present their bodies to God? Why is the body important at all? In this sermon on Romans 12:1–2 titled “Present Your Bodies,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explores the Scripture, teaching how and why physical frames are important to the lives of believers in Christ Je

A Living Sacrifice

A Living Sacrifice

June 19, 2022

Romans 12:1-2 — In matters of Christian conduct, does one appeal to the mind or to the heart? These are often pitted against one another, but Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones does not believe the Christian should approach the Christian life by making an appeal to merely the intellect or simply the emotions. I

The Christian Life

The Christian Life

June 18, 2022

Romans 12:1-2 — What do doctrine and practice have to do with each other? Some Christians doubt the relevance of doctrine to the Christian life at all. For them it’s simply a matter of being ethical and moral and there is no need to understand biblical doctrine for good works. Antinomians, on the ot

Introduction

Introduction

June 17, 2022

Romans 12:1-21 — The apostle Paul is a master at connecting doctrine and practical matters. He seamlessly weaves both together in his apostolic writings. While there is a change in emphasis in Romans 12 – from doctrine to practice – Paul never leaves doctrine behind. As a pastor he is concerned with

All of God

All of God

June 16, 2022

Romans 11:33-36 — God’s judgements and actions are something entirely incomprehensible to people. In this sermon on Romans 11:33–36 titled “All of God,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones dissects the tendency for humans to proclaim their independence. Salvation comes in and through God and there is nothing els

The Only Hope

The Only Hope

June 15, 2022

Romans 11:33-36 — In this sermon on Romans 11:33–36 titled “The Only Hope,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones talks about something that no amount of words can adequately explain. God’s ways are so immense that they cannot be traced out. There is a great divide of Christianity; not in regard to particular deta

The Great Doxology

The Great Doxology

June 14, 2022

Romans 11:33-36 — In this sermon on Romans 11:33–36 titled “The Great Doxology,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shares his belief that this passage is the best doxology in Scripture. He warns not to take this passage out of context since Paul is praising God after expounding wondrous truths for much of the

God in Control

God in Control

June 13, 2022

Romans 11:28-32 — What is the status of the Jewish people now that Christ has come? In this sermon on Romans 11:28–32 titled “God in Control,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones speaks on this vital question with which the apostle Paul wrestles. Paul says that there is a current hardening of the Jewish people b

Conversion of the Jews

Conversion of the Jews

June 12, 2022

Romans 11:28-32 — In this sermon on Romans 11:28–32 titled “Conversion of the Jews,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones provides insightful teaching regarding Israel and how to interpret certain genres of Scripture, such as prophecy. The true Israel, he says, is a spiritual Israel. While this true Israel has so

Future of the Jews

Future of the Jews

June 11, 2022

Romans 11:28-32 — How has God chosen to show mercy to Israel? Some argue that God is done with the nation of Israel and that when Paul says that Israel will be saved, he is speaking of the gathering together of the elect. In this sermon on Romans 11:28–32 titled “Future of the Jews,” Dr. Martyn Lloy

Dependent on God's Mercy

Dependent on God's Mercy

June 10, 2022

Romans 11:28-32 — In this sermon on Romans 11:28–32 titled “Dependent on God’s Mercy,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones teaches that faith is not merely an intellectual belief; it is an action and an obedience. Even while God frowns, He still loves. Look at the position of a non-believer – blind and disobedie

All Israel Shall be Saved

All Israel Shall be Saved

June 9, 2022

Romans 11:25-32 — In Romans 11:25–32, the apostle Paul is showing a prophecy from the Old Testament. The nation of Israel has been regarded as enemies of the Lord. Through their fall, salvation has now come to the Gentiles. Now Paul is reminding that Israel will once again be reunited with Christ an

Collecting the Evidence (2)

Collecting the Evidence (2)

June 8, 2022

Romans 11:25-32 — In this sermon on Romans 11:25–32 titled “Collecting the Evidence (2),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones expounds on Paul’s statement concerning the deliverer that comes out of Zion. He says that Paul, like the other apostles and writers of the New Testament, is not simply retelling the prop

Collecting the Evidence (1)

Collecting the Evidence (1)

June 7, 2022

Romans 11:25-27 — What is the future of the people of Israel? In this sermon on Romans 11:25–27 titled “Collecting the Evidence (1),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones examines this most important topic of Israel’s future. Paul is concerned that the Gentile believers may be arrogant towards the Israelites. No

The Mystery Revealed

The Mystery Revealed

June 6, 2022

Romans 11:23-24 — God’s sovereignty and humanity’s responsibility can be difficult to reconcile, especially when reading different passages in the Bible that seem to be contradictory. In this sermon on Romans 11:23–24 titled “The Mystery Revealed,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones leads through a phrase-by-ph

Regrafting of the Jews

Regrafting of the Jews

June 5, 2022

Romans 11:23-24 — In Romans 11:23–24, Paul continues his arguments to prove that the Lord is not done with the nation of Israel. In this sermon on Romans 11:23–24 titled “Regrafting of the Jews,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones points out the three previous arguments in the beginning of the chapter for revie

Vital Principles

Vital Principles

June 4, 2022

Romans 11:18-22 — In this sermon on Romans 11:18–22 titled “Vital Principles,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones urges listeners to always seek the truth and facts. Throughout history, people have gone astray because they did not seek the truth and history teaches lessons that are applicable for today. Scriptu

Final Perseverance

Final Perseverance

June 3, 2022

Romans 11:16-22 — Can Christians lose their salvation? There are few more contested and more important theological questions in Christianity. Many believers are plagued by doubts because they fear that they may fail to work out their own salvation and be eternally lost in hell. In this sermon on Rom

God's Goodness and Severity

God's Goodness and Severity

June 2, 2022

Romans 11:18-22 — In previous passages, Paul has explained that because of the Jews’ unbelief, the Gentiles were granted belief through Christ. In Romans 11:18–22, Paul now warns the Gentiles against any boasting because of their new standing and salvation. There is no place for pride in a Christian

Pride

Pride

June 1, 2022

Romans 11:18-22 — Why is pride so dangerous? What about pride undermines the gospel and leads people into self-deception and deceit? In this sermon on Romans 11:18–22 titled “Pride,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches on the need to learn God’s word so as to fight against pride. Pride undermines the go

None Should Boast

None Should Boast

May 31, 2022

Romans 11:18-22 — Now that Christ has come, what is the relationship between Jews and Gentiles? This is the question Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones seeks to answer in this sermon on Romans 11:18–22 titled “None Should Boast.” Christ Jesus has come and instituted the new covenant – the fulfilment of all of G

The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree

May 30, 2022

Romans 11:16-17 — In this sermon on Romans 11:16–17 titled “The Olive Tree,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones discusses what or who is the olive tree and the relationship of the Jews to the Gentiles within God’s economy of salvation. Learn of the importance to understand what Paul means in Romans 11 and the t

The Terms Defined

The Terms Defined

May 29, 2022

Romans 11:16-17 — In Romans 11:16–17, Paul provides more evidence of why the rejection of Israel was not final. Israel's stumbling was only temporary and because of their fall, the gentiles have received salvation. Paul explains that Israel's belief will be like coming to life from death. In this pa

Life From the Dead

Life From the Dead

May 28, 2022

Romans 11:13-15 — What is the future of the Jewish nation? According to Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones in this sermon on Romans 11:13–15 titled “Life From the Dead,” one does not have to wonder since God prophesied through the apostle Paul that there will be a great day when Israel is saved. While they may

Apostle to the Gentiles

Apostle to the Gentiles

May 27, 2022

Romans 11:13-15 — In this sermon on Romans 11:13–15 titled “Apostle to the Gentiles,” Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones works through the teaching of Paul to the Gentiles. Different interpretations of these controversial words by Paul are examined and the various out-workings of each are addressed. He explains

Lessons from The Jews

Lessons from The Jews

May 26, 2022

Romans 11:11-12 — What can we learn from the apostle Paul’s teachings on the Jewish people? In this sermon on Romans 11:11–12 titled “Lessons from the Jews,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says that Christians have much to learn from Paul about the church, themselves, and the gospel. He says that this proph

Riches of the Gentiles

Riches of the Gentiles

May 25, 2022

Romans 11:11-12 — According to the apostle Paul, why are the Jewish people permitted to stumble? In this sermon on Romans 11:11–12 titled “Riches of the Gentiles,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones takes up this difficult question. He says that ultimately God allowed the Jewish people to stumble and reject the

Stumbling of the Jews

Stumbling of the Jews

May 24, 2022

Romans 11:11-12 — Paul has been teaching about the Jews and how as a nation they have blatantly rejected the gospel. In this portion of Romans, Paul is now stating what the real position of the Jews is and how that relates to the Gentiles. In this sermon on Romans 11:11–12 titled “Stumbling of the J

Psalms

Psalms

May 23, 2022

Romans 11:7-10 — Why are there imprecatory Psalms in the Bible? This is the question that Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones takes up in this sermon on Romans 11:7–10 titled “Psalms.” He says that Scripture never teaches that God creates evil or sin but He does create the consequences of the sinful actions of h

Judicial Blindness

Judicial Blindness

May 22, 2022

Romans 11:7-10 — The passages in Scripture that refer to God hardening someone’s heart or blinding them to the truth can be confusing. This can be a troubling passage and topic for many people because it often leads to more questions than answers. In this sermon on Romans 11:7–11 titled “Judicial Bl

Blessings Become a Curse

Blessings Become a Curse

May 21, 2022

Romans 11:7-10 — How can something that the Lord created as a blessing become a curse? In this sermon on Romans 11:7–10 titled “Blessings Become a Curse,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones answers this question by preaching from the words of Paul when he refers to the law and the people of Israel. Paul acknowl

According to Grace

According to Grace

May 20, 2022

Romans 11:1-6 — In this sermon on Romans 11:1-6 titled “According to Grace,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones focuses on how this is relevant to the present time. He speaks of an authority that is always based on the word of God, not the authority of a person or prophet. The example of Elijah is given that th

Did God Reject His People?

Did God Reject His People?

May 19, 2022

Romans 11:1-4 — Has God cast away the Jewish people? After several passages concerning the fate of the Jewish nation, in this sermon on Romans 11:1–4 titled “Did God Reject His People?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones unfolds how Paul asks this question and then follows his answers with several pieces of evi

Introduction

Introduction

May 18, 2022

Romans 11:1-36 — In this sermon on Romans 11:1–36 titled “Introduction,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones urges the listener to lay aside prejudices and traditions and to come to God’s word in an attitude of reverence. All Scripture is the very word of God. The major themes of this chapter are salvation, fait

Learning the Lessons

Learning the Lessons

May 17, 2022

Romans 10:18-21 — How could it be that the foolish and ignorant Gentiles would predominately receive the gospel, whereas God’s chosen people, the Jews, would predominately reject the gospel? Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones has been tracing the apostle Paul’s argument through Romans, seeking to answer this qu

Tragedy of the Jews

Tragedy of the Jews

May 16, 2022

Romans 10:18-21 — As it pertains to human knowledge, human understanding, or human works, the Jews of Paul’s day would be in a position of entire advantage. Yet the majority of Jews, as Paul laments in Romans, did not obey the gospel. Why? Moreover, what does it mean that Paul cites Scripture agains

The Gospel and the Jews

The Gospel and the Jews

May 15, 2022

Romans 10:18-21 — Why is the Jewish nation now outside the kingdom of God? In this sermon on Romans 10:18–21 titled “The Gospel and the Jews,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones analyzes and confirms that it is not because the Jews lack hearing or because there is a lack of plain teaching to them. Paul has made

The Case of the Jews

The Case of the Jews

May 14, 2022

Romans 10:18-21 — Did the apostle Paul really claim that the gospel had been proclaimed throughout the world? What could he have meant by such a statement? What about the Jews and how can he claim that the majority of Jews have not obeyed the gospel? Did most of them hear the gospel preached? Some w

Faith and Joy

Faith and Joy

May 13, 2022

Romans 10:16-17 — What is the Christian’s reaction to the gospel? In this sermon from Romans 10:16–17 titled “Faith and Joy,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones declares the first action of a Christian is to obey. There is a difference between people who merely hear the gospel and those who take action from it.

Faith and Obedience

Faith and Obedience

May 12, 2022

Romans 10:16-17 — In Romans 10:16–17, Paul explains that for a person to come to faith, they must hear the good news. But what comes after receiving faith? In this sermon on Romans 10:16–17 titled “Faith and Obedience,” Dr. Lloyd-Jones answers this question affirmatively by pointing to the early chu

Hearing of Faith

Hearing of Faith

May 11, 2022

Romans 10:16-17 — How is a person saved? Is it through just hearing the gospel or is it through faith? The debate is a theological divide in the Christian church. In this sermon on Romans 10:16–17 titled “Hearing of Faith,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones gives firm biblical grounding in salvation that comes

The Preachers Message (2)

The Preachers Message (2)

May 10, 2022

Romans 10:14-17 — In his sermon on Romans 10:14–17 titled “The Preacher’s Message (2),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones talks about the great joy believers have within the gospel. Reading from this Scripture passage, he reminds the listener of the basics of the good news and how it should inspire Christians.

The Preachers Message (1)

The Preachers Message (1)

May 9, 2022

Romans 10:14-17 — In his sermon on Romans 10:14–17 titled “The Preacher’s Message (1),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones tackles an important question: what are preachers supposed to preach? Drawing from Paul’s writing in this passage, he reminds that preaching is God’s primary purpose for delivering the gosp

Called to Preach (2)

Called to Preach (2)

May 8, 2022

Romans 10:14-17 — In the sermon on Romans 10:14–17 titled “Called to Preach (2),” Dr. Lloyd-Jones elaborates on the qualities that make a good preacher. He dives into an equally important discussion: how does a person know if he’s called to preach? Reading from this passage, he answers this question

Called to Preach (1)

Called to Preach (1)

May 7, 2022

Romans 10:14-17 — In the first part of his sermon on Romans 10:14–17 titled “Called to Preach (1),” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones answers an important question: what makes a preacher? As he curates a biblical list that describes an ideal pastor, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones declares the first reason for preachin

Why Preaching?

Why Preaching?

May 6, 2022

Romans 10:14-17 — Why does the Christian church gather weekly to hear a message when each person could be at home reading from the Bible? In his sermon on Romans 10:14–17 titled “Why Preaching?” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses this question as he delivers a message about the importance of preaching

Preaching and Salvation

Preaching and Salvation

May 5, 2022

Romans 10:14-17 — In this sermon on salvation from Romans 10:14–17 titled “Preaching and Salvation,” Dr. Lloyd-Jones dives into some of the fundamental questions of Christianity: How does one receive salvation? What is the eternal position of those who have not heard? How should the gospel be preach

Jew and Gentile; no Difference

Jew and Gentile; no Difference

May 4, 2022

Romans 10:11-13 — People love to make distinctions between themselves and others, between their tribe and other tribes. Fallen hearts tend to make these distinctions so as to elevate themselves above others, especially in religious matters. The apostle Paul has tirelessly labored in Romans to emphas

The Riches of His Grace

The Riches of His Grace

May 3, 2022

Romans 10:11-13 — In this sermon on “The Riches of His Grace” from Romans 10:11–13 Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones continues unfolding the apostle Paul’s argument for the inclusion of Gentiles in salvation. Working from this passage, his second point in the series draws from the glorious fact that the same L

God of Jew and Gentile

God of Jew and Gentile

May 2, 2022

Romans 10:11-13 — How does someone receive salvation? Paul says in Romans 10:11–13 that the first principle of salvation is belief and more specifically, belief in Christ Jesus. Paul just told the church in Rome that they must confess with their mouth that Jesus is Lord and now he says that they mus

This Great Salvation

This Great Salvation

May 1, 2022

Romans 10:11-13 — What is Scripture all about? What makes the writings of the Old and New Testaments unique? In this sermon on salvation from Romans 10:11–13 titled “This Great Salvation,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones preaches on how Paul appeals to the Old Testament prophet Isaiah to show that salvation

Confessing the Lord Jesus Christ

Confessing the Lord Jesus Christ

April 30, 2022

Romans 10:9-10 — What does it mean to confess Jesus as Lord? Talk is cheap and when dealing with matters of life and death, one should think carefully about what it means to profess that Jesus is Lord. In this sermon on Romans 10:9–10 tiled “Confessing the Lord Jesus Christ,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

A Right Confession

A Right Confession

April 29, 2022

Romans 10:9-10 — What are the evidences of salvation? Some say that confessing belief in Jesus is what saves but in this sermon on Romans 10:9–10 titled “A Right Confession,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones shows that confession only comes after a heart has been changed. This sermon shows that confessing Jes

Assurance of Salvation

Assurance of Salvation

April 28, 2022

Romans 10:9-10 — Can a person be assured that they are saved or is salvation something that only God can know? In his sermon on Romans 10:9–10 titled “Assurance of Salvation,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones answers these questions by bringing the listener to Scripture. In the Bible, the answer is much more

Saving Faith

Saving Faith

April 27, 2022

Romans 10:9-10 — In this sermon on Romans 10:9–10 titled “Saving Faith,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones gives a roadmap through the Christian life as they experience God. Encountering God means that salvation is not only an intellectual decision or that God can be made known through reasonable thinking. Scr

A Change of Heart

A Change of Heart

April 26, 2022

Romans 10:9-10 — Is salvation merely an intellectual endeavor that begins and ends with the mind or does it include the heart? In this sermon on Romans 10:9–10 titled “A Change of Heart,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones examines what the apostles preached in their missionary journeys and what true salvation

The Condition of The Heart

The Condition of The Heart

April 25, 2022

Romans 10:9-10 — Why do some people demand that society must be more tolerant while simultaneously being intolerant of Christianity? Some even say that they believe in Jesus, yet scoff at the doctrine of repentance, saying that modern humanity needs a more intellectual message for today’s world. In

Essential for Salvation

Essential for Salvation

April 24, 2022

Romans 10:9-10 — What are the essential truths that must be made known for a person to be saved? Many say that the Bible teaches that one must only believe on the name of Jesus Christ to be saved. Others preach that one must believe in the person of Mary or that they must have extraordinary knowledg

Results of the Resurrection

Results of the Resurrection

April 23, 2022

Romans 10:9-10 — What is at the center of history? In this sermon on Romans 10:9–10 titled “Results of the Resurrection,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones proclaims that it is Jesus Christ, the crucified Messiah. His sacrificial death on the cross of Calvary is the means by which God conquered sin, Satan, and

Why Christ Died

Why Christ Died

April 22, 2022

Romans 10:9-10 — What is the content of saving faith? Why is the death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ significant? In this sermon on Romans 10:9–10 titled “Why Christ Died,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones addresses these vital questions. The belief in the death, burial, and resurrection of the Lo

Jesus is Lord (2)

Jesus is Lord (2)

April 21, 2022

Romans 10:9-10 — In this sermon on Romans 10:9–10 titled “Jesus is Lord (2),” the question is asked: who is Jesus? The answer in Scripture is that Jesus is Lord. The writers of holy Scripture tell that Jesus is far more than a human teacher; He is God’s anointed and the long-awaited Messiah that has