Watering Seeds

Watering Seeds

By Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church
Paul planted. Apollos watered. God gave the growth. A weekly reflection on the sermons of Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church. Sermons can be heard at www.covenantreformed.net/sermons
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Episode 18: The Mystery Proclaimed (Ephesians 3:7-13)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris discuss how God uses the least and lowly to carry out His grand purposes.
35:19
August 13, 2020
Episode 17: The Mystery Revealed (Ephesians 3:1-6)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris discuss what it means for God to reveal the incredible mystery that Gentiles are fellow heirs, members, and partakers, and why this is significant for our lives.
30:11
August 6, 2020
Episode 16: The Peacemaker (Ephesians 2: 14-18)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris discuss what it means for Jesus to break down the wall of hostility, how He establishes peace, and what His proclamation of peace means for us as His followers.
31:57
July 23, 2020
Episode 15: Brought Near by the Blood (Ephesians 2:11-13)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris discuss what it looks like for us to be brought near to Christ, what this has to do with ethnicity/race, the importance of the covenant community, and more!
34:44
July 16, 2020
Episode 14: An Anatomy of Grace (Ephesians 2:8-10)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris talk about the way faith in God’s grace results in a change of our life, a humbling of our pride and boasting, and a new view of our own works.
24:50
July 8, 2020
Episode 13: Alive in Christ (Ephesians 2:4-7)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris discuss the way that God’s saving grace transforms the Christian’s attitude and gives us certainty and assurance. Soli Deo Gloria!
36:08
July 1, 2020
Episode 12: Dead in Sin (Ephesians 2:1-3)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris detail the way we are dead in sin, discuss the implication of Paul’s teaching, and review the ways that this differs from contemporary views and practices about God and sin.
36:28
June 24, 2020
Episode 11: Power for the Powerless (Ephesians 1:19-23)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris discuss why Paul prayed for the Church to understand God’s power, and how a firm grasp of this is so helpful to us today.
34:51
June 18, 2020
Episode 10: A Prayerful Response (Ephesians 1:15-19)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris talk about how the gospel of God leads us to pray with thanksgiving and to ask for help.
32:25
June 10, 2020
Episode 9: Sealed by the Spirit (Ephesians 1:11-14)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris discuss the incredible gift that God promises to His people, and how He assures us we will receive it.
27:52
June 4, 2020
Episode 8: Redeemed by the Son (Eph. 1:7-8)
In this episode Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris discuss how Jesus’ redeeming work leads us to glory in God.  To listen to the sermon go to covenantreformed.net/sermons .  If you would like to learn more about the atonement, we recommend several books, including: "Atonement" edited by Gabriel Fluhrer, "Christ Crucified: Understanding the Atonement" by Donald Macleod, "The Atonement" by Hugh Martin, and "Redemption Accomplished and Applied" by John Murray.
30:03
May 19, 2020
Episode 7: Blessed by the Father (Eph. 1:3-6)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris discuss what it means to bless God, how incredibly He has blessed us, and what the doctrine of predestination and union with Christ does for the Christian life. *************** Visit https://www.covenantreformed.net/ to listen to the sermon they discuss.  In addition, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris mention an R.C. Sproul video that discusses assurance and predestination.  It can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BOipuPD2uY ***********
35:52
May 14, 2020
Episode 6: Grace and Peace (Eph. 1:1-2)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris discuss what it means to receive our identity from Christ, and how to practically grow in our self-understanding.
36:33
May 6, 2020
Episode 5: Ascended into Heaven (Acts 1:1-11)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris discuss the nature of Jesus’ ascent into heaven, what it means for us, and what confidence it gives us.
32:11
April 28, 2020
Episode 4: When Doubts Arise (Luke 24:13-49)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris discuss the most recent sermon on Luke 24:13-49, with a special focus on the doubt and faith. //**Info**\\ Listen to the sermon at https://www.covenantreformed.net/sermons. *Citation: Pastor Chris referenced the song "I've Seen Too Much" by Andrew Peterson, a song related to the topic of faith in the resurrection.
35:01
April 21, 2020
Episode 3: He Has Risen! (Mark 16:1-8)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris discuss the most recent sermon on Mark 16:1-8, with a special focus on the nature of reason, faith, and assurance. //**Info**\\ Listen to the sermon at https://www.covenantreformed.net/sermons.
29:49
April 16, 2020
Episode 2: The Humble King (Matthew 21:1-11)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris discuss the most recent sermon on Matthew 21:1-11, with a mind to its useful application in our day to day lives during this time of social distancing. //**Info**\\ Listen to the sermon at https://www.covenantreformed.net/sermons.
25:30
April 7, 2020
Episode 1: Anointed for Burial (John 11:54-12:8)
In this episode, Pastor Sean and Pastor Chris discuss the most recent sermon on John 11:54-12:8, with a mind for its useful application in our day to day lives during this time of social distancing. ***Info*** Listen to the sermon at https://www.covenantreformed.net/sermons.  At the 5 minute marker, the passage Pastor Sean and Chris couldn't remember was Isaiah 50:7, "But the LORD God helps me; therefore I have not been disgraced; therefore I have set my face like flint, and I know that I shall not be put to shame." Read "The Final Days of Jesus" here.
27:58
April 1, 2020