Sermons by Aaron Downs

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December 25, 2022

Today a Savior Was Born | Luke 2:1-20

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Dawn from on High Topic: Christmas Passage: Luke 2:1–20

December 18, 2022

Jesus: The Dawn from on High | Luke 1:57-80

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Dawn from on High Topic: Christmas Passage: Luke 1:57–80

December 11, 2022

Participating in God’s Redemptive Plan | Luke 1:26-56

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Dawn from on High Topic: Christmas Passage: Luke 1:26–56

December 4, 2022

Waiting by Faith | Luke 1:1-25

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Dawn from on High Topic: Christmas Passage: Luke 1:1–25

November 20, 2022

Lesson 1 | What is the Gospel?

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: What is the Gospel? Topic: The Gospel

October 16, 2022

Prayer in All Seasons | James 5:13-18

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: James: Wisdom for the People of God Passage: James 5:13–18

October 9, 2022

How to Suffer Well | James 5:7-12

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: James: Wisdom for the People of God Passage: James 5:7–12

October 2, 2022

The Sin of Materialism | James 5:1-6

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: James: Wisdom for the People of God Passage: James 5:1–6

September 25, 2022

The Sin of Practical Atheism | James 4:11-17

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: James: Wisdom for the People of God Passage: James 4:11–17

September 18, 2022

Our Hearts and the Heart of God | James 4:1-10

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: James: Wisdom for the People of God Passage: James 4:1–10

September 11, 2022

Real Wisdom | James 3:13-18

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: James: Wisdom for the People of God Passage: James 3:13–18

August 28, 2022

Real Faith Works | James 2:14-26

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: James: Wisdom for the People of God Passage: James 2:14–26

July 24, 2022

The Sin of Favoritism | James 2:1-13

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: James: Wisdom for the People of God Passage: James 2:1–13

July 17, 2022

3 Marks of Real Religion | James 1:26-27

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: James: Wisdom for the People of God Passage: James 1:26–27

July 10, 2022

Doing the Word of God | James 1:22-25

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: James: Wisdom for the People of God Passage: James 1:22–25

July 3, 2022

Receive the Word of God | James 1:19-21

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: James: Wisdom for the People of God Passage: James 1:19–21

June 5, 2022

Becoming Whole & Holy | James 1:1-4

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: James: Wisdom for the People of God Passage: James 1:1–4

March 20, 2022

Gospel Motivation & Transformation | Philemon

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Philemon Passage: Philemon 1:1–25

March 13, 2022

Relationships: Formed & Transformed by the Gospel | Philemon

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Philemon Passage: Philemon 1:1–25

February 27, 2022

The Joy of Deliverance | Esther 8:3-10:3

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Esther: The Faithfulness of the Forgotten God Passage: Esther 8:3– 10:3

February 20, 2022

Pride & Providence | Esther 6:1-8:2

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Esther: The Faithfulness of the Forgotten God Passage: Esther 6:1– 8:2

February 6, 2022

God: Merciful & Kind | Esther 4

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Esther: The Faithfulness of the Forgotten God Passage: Esther 4:1–17

January 9, 2022

Jesus the Perfect Man | Matthew 4

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Jesus Messiah: Scripture Fulfilled Passage: Matthew 4:1–25

January 2, 2022

Jesus the Serpent Crushing Son of God | Matthew 3

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Jesus Messiah: Scripture Fulfilled Passage: Matthew 3:1–17

December 26, 2021

The Tale of Two Kings | Matthew 2

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Jesus Messiah: Scripture Fulfilled Topic: Christmas Passage: Matthew 2:1–23

December 19, 2021

Jesus the Promised Son | Matthew 1

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Jesus Messiah: Scripture Fulfilled Topic: Christmas Passage: Matthew 1:1–25

October 17, 2021

Finding Our Place in Ephesians

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 1:1– 6:24

October 10, 2021

The Church That Speaks | Ephesians 6:18-24

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 6:18–24

October 3, 2021

Christ Our Armor | Ephesians 6:10-17

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 6:10–17

September 19, 2021

Children, Parents, and the Family of God | Ephesians 6:1-4

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 6:1–4

September 12, 2021

The Great Reversal & The Mystery of Marriage | Ephesians 5:22-33

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 5:22–33

September 5, 2021

Household Codes & Headship Metaphors | Ephesians 5:22-33

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 5:22–33

August 29, 2021

Pay Attention: Time & Community | Ephesians 5:15-21

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 5:15–21

August 22, 2021

Be Like God | Ephesians 5:1-14

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 5:1–14

August 15, 2021

Rules for the Community | Ephesians 4:17-32

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 4:17–32

August 8, 2021

Christ's Plan to Build the Church | Ephesians 4:7-16

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 4:7–16

August 1, 2021

Called to Unity | Ephesians 4:1-6

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 4:1–6

June 6, 2021

Responding to the Gift | Ephesians 3:14-21

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 3:14–21

May 30, 2021

The Ironic Power of Weakness | Ephesians 3:1-13

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 3:1–13

May 23, 2021

A New Humanity | Ephesians 2:11-22

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 2:11–22

May 16, 2021

Saved by Grace | Ephesians 2:1-10

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 2:1–10

May 2, 2021

A People for God's Possession | Ephesians 1:11-14

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 1:11–14

April 25, 2021

Redemption in Christ | Ephesians 1:6-10

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 1:6–10

April 18, 2021

Chosen by God | Ephesians 1:1-6

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 1:1–6

April 11, 2021

Unity in Christ | Ephesians 1-6

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Ephesians | United in Christ Passage: Ephesians 1:1– 6:24

February 14, 2021

Unshakeable Hope in the Coming King

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: The Book of Ruth Passage: Ruth 4:18–22

February 7, 2021

The Life-Giving Providence of God | Ruth 4:13-17

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: The Book of Ruth Passage: Ruth 4:13–17

January 31, 2021

Ruth: An Israelite Indeed | Ruth 4:11-13

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: The Book of Ruth Passage: Ruth 4:11–13

January 24, 2021

Costly Redemption | Ruth 4:1-8

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: The Book of Ruth Passage: Ruth 4:1–8

January 10, 2021

Rest in the Redeemer | Ruth 3:10-18

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: The Book of Ruth Passage: Ruth 3:10–18

January 3, 2021

Agents of Action | Ruth 3:1-13

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: The Book of Ruth Passage: Ruth 3:1–13

December 27, 2020

Present and Embodied: The Hesed of the Lord | Ruth 2:17-3:2

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: The Book of Ruth Passage: Ruth 2:17– 3:2

December 20, 2020

Eat and Be Satisfied | Ruth 2:1-16

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: The Book of Ruth Passage: Ruth 2:1–16

December 13, 2020

Let Your Bitterness Be Turned Into Joy | Ruth 1:16-22

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: The Book of Ruth Passage: Ruth 1:16–22

December 13, 2020

A New Humanity: From Every People and Nation

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Bible Class: Theological Anthropology Passage: Deuteronomy 16:18–20, Revelation 5:8–10

December 6, 2020

The Human Heart: Inclined toward Evil

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Bible Class: Theological Anthropology Passage: Genesis 4:1– 5:2

December 6, 2020

Return to the Land | Ruth 1:6-15

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: The Book of Ruth Passage: Ruth 1:6–15

November 29, 2020

Promises in Jeopardy | Ruth 1:1-5

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: The Book of Ruth Passage: Ruth 1:1–5

November 25, 2020

Sermon Series Preview: The Book of Ruth

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: The Book of Ruth Passage: Ruth 1:1–1

November 22, 2020

Covenant Breakers (Part 2)

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Bible Class: Theological Anthropology Passage: Genesis 3:1–24

November 15, 2020

Covenant Breakers (Part 1)

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Bible Class: Theological Anthropology Passage: Genesis 3:1–24

November 8, 2020

Created for Covenantal Relationships

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Bible Class: Theological Anthropology Passage: Genesis 2:4–25

November 1, 2020

Human Origins and Identity

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Bible Class: Theological Anthropology Passage: Genesis 1:1– 2:3

September 27, 2020

Church-Wide Gospel Growth | Titus 2:1-15

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Titus | The Church Transformed by the Gospel Passage: Titus 2:1–15

September 10, 2020

Sermon Series Preview: Titus

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Titus | The Church Transformed by the Gospel Passage: Titus 1:1–1

August 16, 2020

Labor in the Lord

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 16:1–24

August 9, 2020

The Nature of the Resurrection: A Body Like Christ's

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 15:35–58

August 2, 2020

The Significance of the Resurrection

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 15:12–34

July 26, 2020

The Foundation of Our Faith: The Gospel

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 15:1–11

July 19, 2020

Seek to Build the Church

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 14:1–40

July 12, 2020

A Homily on Baptism | 1 Peter 3:21-22

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Special Services Topic: Baptism Passage: 1 Peter 3:18–22

June 14, 2020

Security and Satisfaction in God Alone

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Soundings from the Psalms Passage: Psalm 4:1–8

June 7, 2020

God Our Help

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Soundings from the Psalms Passage: Psalm 3:1–8

May 24, 2020

1 John 2:3-11

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Bible Study: John's Letters Passage: 1 John 2:3–11

May 17, 2020

1 John 1:5-2:2

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Bible Study: John's Letters Passage: 1 John 1:5– 2:2

May 10, 2020

John's Letters: 1 John 1.1-4

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Bible Study: John's Letters Passage: 1 John 1:1–4

May 3, 2020

John's Letters: Eternal Life

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Bible Study: John's Letters Passage: 1 John 1:1–4

April 26, 2020

John's Letters: Love

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Bible Study: John's Letters Passage: 1 John 4:1–8

April 19, 2020

John's Letters: Atonement

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Bible Study: John's Letters Passage: 1 John 2:1–2, 1 John 4:10–11

April 12, 2020

John's Letters: Sin

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Bible Study: John's Letters Passage: 1 John 1:1– 2:3

April 5, 2020

Introduction to John's Letters

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Bible Study: John's Letters Passage: 1 John 1:1– 5:21

February 2, 2020

Genuine Spirituality

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 12:1–31

January 26, 2020

What Does the Lord's Supper Do?

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 11:23–26

January 19, 2020

Communion at the Table

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 11:17–34

December 29, 2019

Head Coverings, Relationships, and Worship in the Church

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 11:2–16

December 22, 2019

All to the Glory of God

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 10:23– 11:1

December 15, 2019

Flee Idolatry

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 10:1–22

December 8, 2019

Inconvenience Yourself for Gospel Advance

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 9:1–27

December 1, 2019

Yet For Us There Is One God

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 8:1–13

October 20, 2019

Find Refuge in the Son

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Soundings from the Psalms Passage: Psalm 2:1–12

October 13, 2019

Receive the Word of God

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Soundings from the Psalms Passage: Psalm 1:1–6

September 15, 2019

The Temporary World and Our Eternal Purposes

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 7:25–40

September 8, 2019

Trials From a Biblical Perspective: Three Responses

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Stand Alone Sermons Passage: James 1:12–18

September 1, 2019

Trials from a Biblical Perspective: Three Truths

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: Stand Alone Sermons Passage: James 1:1–11

August 25, 2019

Christian Calling

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 7:17–24

August 11, 2019

Marriage & Spiritual Vitality

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 7:1–7

July 7, 2019

Six Reasons to Flee Sexual Immorality

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 6:12–20

June 30, 2019

Living in the Kingdom's Economy

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 6:1–11

June 23, 2019

The Church: Pure and Distinct from the World

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 5:1–13

June 16, 2019

Servants of Christ and Stewards of the Gospel

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 3:1– 4:21

June 9, 2019

Unity in Christ

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 1:10– 2:16

June 2, 2019

God's Grace: An Occasion for Gratitude

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 1:4–9

May 26, 2019

Locating Our Identity in Christ

Speaker: Aaron Downs Series: 1 Corinthians | Life in Christ Together Passage: 1 Corinthians 1:1–3