Christ Community Church Charlottesville Sermons



Biblical sermons from CCC


  • Gospel and Government


    The disciple interacts with governing authorities by submitting to Jesus as King, seeking the Unity of the Spirit, and living as a kingdom citizen.

  • Gospel and Technology


    The human nature is given to extremes, either making laws against something or over-indulging. This is certainly true for digital technologies. We live differently In light of the gospel, though. Jesus puts technology in its rightful place for the disciple, seeing it as useful but also fleeting and engrossing.

  • Gospel and Work & Play


    We were created to work and care for God's creation. Jesus fulfilled the original covenant of works and we are enabled to do good works as we appropriate his grace into our lives. Our work should be a reflection of what God has graciously done in our lives, not to earn his love.

  • Revelation 21-22 - The New Earth, pt 1


    There is a new existence coming, brilliant in glory because God is there. Let us lift our souls in hope to the promises of God - not to escape this present world, but to work for God's honor with greater hope and courage.

  • Luke 14:25-35 - Teach us to be All-In


    Some things in life simply require all-in commitment. Discipleship is one of them. Jesus calls his followers to a whole-life commitment. And we find, as we place him first, that Jesus is the greatest treasure of all.

  • Luke 10:30-37


    Do you know the Father's great love for you? He desires, and is able, to meet you in place of need.

  • Luke 14:12-24 - Teach us Grace


    The banquet is a Biblical image for present and future grace. Through this banquet analogy, Jesus teaches us about God, His Kingdom, and His redeemed people. And in doing so, He calls people to receive and give grace.

  • Luke 14:1-11 - Teach us Humility


    All those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.

  • Luke 13:31-35 - To be passionate for Mission


    Mission makes us passionate - this is true for all types of people in all types of missions. But what type of passion does God-given mission produce? What is it like? Does your passion reflect God's heart?

  • Waiting Well


    Are you feeling motionless? The safest place to be is where forward motion depends solely on the breath of God. What does it mean to wait well?

  • Luke 13:22-30 - To Enter the Kingdom


    To the person longing to enter the Kingdom, Jesus responds, the Kingdom has plenty of room, but: Do you know the way? Do you know the time? Are you willing? ``

  • Luke 13:18-21 - About your Kingdom


    Through these two short parables, Jesus reveals an aspect of His Kingdom, challenging us to see the Kingdom that IS and WILL BE, even amid the continued sinfulness of the world.

  • Luke 13:10-17 - To Sabbath


    The fall has bent each one of us over, disfigured from God's intention, from bodily and spiritual oppression. Satan tries to use our affliction in His favor, but the Lord Jesus calls us to freedom. Sabbath is for freedom.

  • Luke 12:54-13:9 - To Repent


    What comes to your mind with the word repentance? How do you define repentance? Is your definition Biblical? Your practice? Jesus says, unabashedly, "it's time to repent".

  • Luke 12:49-53 - About the Cross & Fire


    When you think about Jesus' mission statement - does it include fire? This passage resets our expectations with God's Word and shows us how the Cross & Fire contribute to the renewal of all things.

  • Luke 12:35-48 - To Be Ready


    Are we ready to meet the Lord? Will he find us faithful and wise? What does it look like to be ready? Jesus' return motivates our joyful service.

  • Luke 12:22-34 - Lord, Teach Us to Trust


    Why do we worry? It doesn't help things, and it doesn't really make sense for those who follow Jesus. And yet we persist. In response, as a compassionate shepherd, Jesus invites us to the Father who is pleased to give us His Kingdom.

  • Luke 12:13-21 - Lord, Teach us to Hunger


    When greed takes over, Jesus shows that the issue is not money, resources, or stuff - but our hunger. Our hungers can lead us away from God or to God. Lord, teach us to hunger after you and not to follow the ruinous paths of our own idolatry.

  • Luke 12:4-12 - Lord Teach us to Fear God


    Speaking in a hostile environment, Jesus teaches his disciples - fear GOD, not man. This passage shows us why fearing God is the sanest choice and what it could look like.

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