Sermon Archives: Gary Findley Sermons

These are sermons preached by the Rev. Gary Findley the Protestant Chaplain at Wasco State Prison.

Heaven and Earth

Jun 14, 2017

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism QA 26 Scripture: Genesis 1:1-31 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction I. God’s availability II. God’s ability III. Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/qVzuvowWR8k The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 26 Q. WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE WHEN YOU SAY: “I BELIEVE IN GOD THE FATHER, ALMIGHTY, MAKER OF HEAVEN AND EARTH”? A. That the eternal Father […]

Ambassadors for Christ

Jun 11, 2017

Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:1-21 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction I. Reconciling Purpose II. Resident Peace III. Regenerating Power Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/SPV0V1IgYlU Scripture Reading: 2 Corinthians 5:1-21 King James Version (KJV) 1 For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not […]

What Not to Do About Riches (Heidelberg Catechism QA 125, Matthew 6:19-34)

Jan 18, 2017

Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 50, QA 125 Scripture: Matthew 6:19-34 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction, I. No Storing II. No Stewing III. No Sowing IV. No Spinning Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/M_MBmjrkdiQ The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 125 Q. What does the fourth petition mean? A. Give us this day our daily bread […]

Alone with the Father (Matthew 26:36-46)

Jan 15, 2017

Scripture: Matthew 26:36-46 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction I. His Remote Location II. Ragged Emotion III. Relentless Devotion Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/prG2zwJpaIM Scripture Reading: Matthew 26:36-46 King James Version (KJV) 36 Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called Gethsemane, and saith unto the disciples, Sit ye here, while I go and pray yonder. […]

Earthly Angels (Heidelberg Catechism QA 124, 1 Cor 12:1-14)

Jan 11, 2017

Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 49, QA 124 Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:1-14 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction, I. We Must Submit – Called to Conformity II. We Must Savor – Called to Contentment III. We Must Serve – Called to Contribute Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/NfC3yZxUNRA The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 124 Q. What […]

Guarding the Great Treasure (2 Timothy 1:6-14)

Jan 8, 2017

Scripture: 2 Timothy 1:6-14 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction I. Ministers Must Agonize II. Ministers Must Affirm III. Ministers Must Adore Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/lLDngKsBx70 Scripture Reading: 2 Timothy 1:6-14 King James Version (KJV) 6 Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by […]

Happy Days (Heidelberg Catechism QA 2, Ephesians 2:1-10)

Jun 29, 2016

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 1 QA 2 Scripture: Ephesians 2:1-10 Sermon Outline Introduction, I. Days of Death II. Days of Deliverance III. Days of Devotion Conclusion Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 1 Q & A 2 Q. What must you know to live and die in the joy of this comfort? A. Three things: first, […]

We Beheld His Glory (John 1:14-18)

Jun 26, 2016

Scripture: John 1:14-18 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction I. Point 1 II. Point 2 III. Point 3 Conclusion John 1:14-18 14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. 15 (John bore […]

A Description of a Faithful Father (Heidelberg Catechism QA 26, Psa 104:24-30)

Jun 22, 2016

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 9 QA 26 Scripture: Psalm 104:24-30 Sermon Outline Introduction, I. He is Conspicuous II. He is Connected III. He is Consistent Conclusion Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 9 Q & A 26 Q. What do you believe when you say, “I believe in God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and […]

The True Meaning of Fatherhood (Genesis 5)

Jun 19, 2016

Scripture: Genesis 5 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction I. Their Sacred Likeness II. Their Subsequent Legacy III. Their Sustained Longevity Conclusion Genesis 5 1 This is the book of the generations of Adam. When God created man, he made him in the likeness of God. 2 Male and female he created them, and […]

Why Are You Called a Christian? (Heidelberg Catechism QA 32, John 15:1-11)

Jan 20, 2016

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism QA 32 Scripture: John 15:1-11 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction, I. There is a Connection II. There is a Capacity III. There is a Corroboration Conclusion Heidelberg Catechism Q & A 32 Q. But why are you called a Christian? A. Because by faith I am a member of Christ […]

Filling the Vacant Place (Matthew 14:13-21)

Jan 17, 2016

Scripture: Matthew 14:13-21 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction I. Great Assembly II. Growing Appetite III. Gathered Abundance Conclusion Matthew 14:13-21 (ESV) 13 Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a desolate place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the […]

Sola Fide (Heidelberg Catechism QA 60, Romans 3:20-25)

Nov 4, 2015

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism QA 60 Scripture: Romans 3:20-25 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction, I. Glaring Imperfection II. Godless Inclination III. Gracious Imputation Conclusion Heidelberg Catechism Q & A 60 Q. How are you righteous before God? A. Only by true faith in Jesus Christ. Even though my conscience accuses me of having grievously […]

For the Love of Pork (Matthew 8:28-34)

Nov 1, 2015

Scripture: Matthew 8:28-34 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction, I. Powerful Intimidation II. Premature Intervention III. Permitted Incorporation Conclusion Matthew 8:28-34 (ESV) 28 And when he came to the other side, to the country of the Gadarenes, two demon-possessed men met him, coming out of the tombs, so fierce that no one could pass […]

Symbol Over Substance, Hebrews 9:1-17

Aug 12, 2015

Scripture: Hebrews 9:1-17 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction, I. Pure Objective II. Poor Sacrifice III. Permanent Offence Conclusion Hebrews 9:1-17 (ESV) 1 Now even the first covenant had regulations for worship and an earthly place of holiness. 2 For a tent was prepared, the first section, in which were the lampstand and the […]

Jesus is the Essence of Life, 1 John 1:1-4

Aug 9, 2015

Scripture: 1 John 1:1-4 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction, I. Jesus Christ is the Heart of the Conversation II. Jesus Christ is the Health of the Congregation III. Jesus Christ is the Happiness of the Celebration Conclusion 1 John 1:1-4 (ESV) 1 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which […]

Summary of Christian Duty (Mathew 22:34-40)

Aug 22, 2013

Summary of Christian duty, what is its purpose, prominence, and prescription?

Conqueror's Crown (James 1:12-25)

Aug 20, 2013

Jewel of holiness, jewel humility, and jewel honesty. Life jewels for the life crown.

Happy Happy! (Ephesians 2:1-10)

Aug 13, 2013

Happy Happy? Isn't one Happy enough?

Dealing With Difficulties (James 1:2-15)

Aug 13, 2013

There are many ways that people try to cope with problems of life. What is the christian way? What will produce a good result?

Gary Findley's Afternoon Sermon

May 3, 2013

This is Rev. Findley's afternoon sermon while Rev. Lindemulder was away at classis.

Gary Findley's Morning Sermon

May 3, 2013

This is the morning sermon that Findley preached while Rev. Lindemulder was gone to classis.

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Elect in the Son (Ephesians 1:1-11)

Oct 24, 2012

Rev. Findley preaches about the beauty of our election in love in the Son.

Love Not the World (1 John 2:15, 16)

Oct 21, 2012

Rev. Findley encourages the church not to pursue the things of the world, but to see that we have a greater security in Christ.

Rev. Findley Preaches on Romans 4

Oct 19, 2012

Rev. Findley preaches on the different kinds of faith that are found in scripture.

Rev. Gary Findley Preaches on Romans 3:21-26.mp3

Aug 8, 2012

Rev. Gary Findley preaches on Romans 3:21-26 while Rev. Paul Lindemulder was away on vacation.

Rev. Findley Preaches on 1 Timothy 2

Aug 8, 2012

Rev. Gary Findley preaches on 1 Timothy 2 while Rev. Paul Lindemulder is away on vacation.

David Driven By Danger (Psalm 57)

Jun 23, 2012

Why is it so wrong to live life by the flesh? Please stay tuned as Rev. Gary Findley lays out the fleshly struggle of the Christian life.

Deliver Us From Temptation (LD 52; Luke 11:1-4)

Jun 23, 2012

What does it mean for the Lord to deliver us from evil? Please stay tuned to our sermon preached by Rev. Gary Findley where he tells us about such a deliverance.

Rev. Findley's Easter Sermon

Jun 2, 2012

We welcomed Rev. Gary Findley to our pulpit on Easter morning. We are sorry about the delay in posting this message.

Death (Romans 5:12-21)

Oct 23, 2011

Please enjoy this sermon preached by Rev. Gary Findley on our pulpit.

Justification According to Jesus Christ

Oct 23, 2011

Please enjoy this sermon from Rev. Gary Findley preached at our pulpit.

United and Unified (Philippians 2:1-11 )

Nov 28, 2010

Rev. Gary Findley leads our second service as we celebrate together our move to a new facility. Rev. Findley encourages us with the gospel from Philippians 2:1-11. Please enjoy his sermon titled, "United and Unified."

Difficulties in Drawing Drink (John 4:7-30)

Aug 21, 2009

Please enjoy this sermon from Rev. Gary Findley on the woman at the well. WHat is the significance of Christ offering living water? Why is this woman so interested in living water? What kind of life does this water confer?

Conceal or Confess (1 John 1:9; HC 126)

Jun 12, 2009

Why would we confess our sins? What is the motivation for us to confess our sins? What is the comfort in knowing that we can confess our sins?

Nic at Night (John 3)

Jun 12, 2009

Why did the pharisee talk to Jesus at night? What is the significance of what Jesus tells him about the kingdom? Jesus answers these questions as he dialogues with the pharisee under the veil of darkness.

Extra Ordo Salutis (Beyond the Ordo Salitus) Romans 8:26-30; LD 1)

Oct 12, 2008

What are the three essentials for salvation? How can we summarize our three essentials in one essential? How is the order of salvation practice for our daily lives? If you are interested in hearing the answer to these questions please stay tuned as we hear Rev. Findley summarize, "The Three Essentials for Salvation."

The Big Basin (John 13:1-19)

Apr 22, 2008

Enjoy this message from Rev. Gary Findley as Rev. Lindemulder enjoyed a week off.

The Eschatology of James (James 4:13-15)

Apr 22, 2008

Please enjoy this message from Rev. Findley as Rev. Lindemulder enjoyed a Sunday off.   Web Site – www.fresnourc.com Facebook Page – www.facebook.com/fresnourc YouTube – www.youtube.com/user/fresnocurc iTunes – itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/covenant-urcs/id373736493?mt=2  

Participation in Christ's Kingdom (2 Peter 1:3-11; HC 55)

Jan 28, 2008

How can we who are human become part of the divine nature? If we are those who are elected of Christ then what does it mean to make our calling and election sure? How can we hear this exhortation while in the kingdom of Christ? If you are curious about these questions please stay tuned […]

Mankind’s Dwelling Place (Romans 12:1-2)

Jan 28, 2008

When we think of sacrifice we think of something that loses its life for the sake of another. The apostle Paul tells us that we are living sacrifices. How can a sacrifice be living? What does it mean to be a living sacrifice? If are you interested in hearing the answer to these questions please […]

The Troubling Tongue: James 3:1-12; HC 99

Oct 24, 2007

Rev Findley goes through James 3:1-12 and Heidelberg Catechism Q and A 99. He establishes that the new man is called to keep this imperative only as the person is a new creature in Christ.   Web Site – www.fresnourc.com Facebook Page – www.facebook.com/fresnourc YouTube – www.youtube.com/user/fresnocurc iTunes – itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/covenant-urcs/id373736493?mt=2