Articles, Pamphlets & Sermons
Sermons: Government
March 15, 2016

Sermons on the Christian view of Government from Mercy Seat Christian Church. Election Sermon: The Duty of Lower Magistrates in the Face of Tyranny Election sermons were common in early America. During the first 100 years of our nation, many pastors preached every year what became known as “election” and “artillery” sermons. The pulpits were […]

The False ­Love Gospel
October 7, 2015

The False­Love Gospel Continues to Deceive Millions and Further Corrupt American Christianity By Pastor Matt Trewhella American Christianity has lost its way. If you think otherwise, it is only because you are carried away with the delusion that pawns itself off as “Christian” here in America. A short reading of Scripture and church history reveal […]

Sermons on the Kingdom of God
October 5, 2015

Sermons from the Kingdom of God series at Mercy Seat Christian Church. How God’s Kingdom Expands in the Earth. God does have a kingdom. His kingdom is here in the earth now. His kingdom is to expand in the earth. How does His kingdom expand in the earth? This sermon lists five ways through which […]

Of all the questions you will ask yourself in life, probably the most important is, Am I good enough to go to Heaven? The way to find this out is to ask yourself if you have obeyed the Ten Commandments. Most would answer the question, ‘Well, I’ve broken one or two, but nothing too serious, […]

The Destructive Influence of Pietism in American Society
March 17, 2012

Christian men of old saw things far differently. They Believed the civil authorities should “kiss the Son, lest He be angry” (Psalm 2:10-12). They sought to win the magistrates of their day to Christ or to at least respect His rule. They understood that the law of God in society was needed, and that civil government was suppose to be a picture of God’s justice and glory in the earth, causing men to consider matters of eternal salvation.

A Brief History on Pietism and Statist Rulers
March 17, 2012

Why Rulers Promote a Pietistic Form of Christianity by Pastor Matt Trewhella Pietism was a movement which originated in the late 17th century. Pietists believe Christianity or God’s Law has no place for the governance of society. They view involvement in pubic policy matters to be “unspiritual.” They believe Christianity should be only a private […]

The Bane of Pietism and the Murder of the Preborn
April 18, 2011

by Pastor Matt Trewhella Many Christians have attacked our efforts on behalf of the preborn over the years. This happens because much of American Christianity is rooted in Pietism. Pietism thinks that Christianity only affects the inward or the personal. The Pietist believes Christianity should be a private matter and should withdraw from the public […]

APOLOGETICS and the STATE
June 6, 2007

A popularly held belief amongst Christians in America is that the early church had nothing to do with politics. Nothing could be further from the truth. Even a brief perusal of the writings of early churchmen known as apologists, reveals that almost all of their writings were directed towards the State. They were written to […]

By Pastor Matt Trewhella Church history is important to a Christian’s mind. I’m amazed however at how many know very little of it. Case in point: George Whitefield. George Whitefield was a central figure in the Great Awakening our nation experienced back in the 18th century. He preached in the open field throughout the colonies. […]