New Resources On The Rephidim Website
A New World Dawning: Blog post on Bible Bits and Tidbits added February 2, 2018.
About David Christensen: Biography updated February 6, 2018
A Bibliography For Preachers by David Christensen: Revised February 7, 2018
A Jeremiah Ministry?: Blog post on PreacherTalk by David Christensen added February 9, 2018.
Preaching Old Testament Narrative: A new article by Dave Deuel added February 15, 2018.

The Ministry Of Reconciliation: Blog post on Bible Tips and Tidbits added February 19, 2018.
The Ultimate Sacrifice Luke 23:26-38: Sermon files in Luke updated March 7, 2018
Is The Sermon Pagan: Blog post on PreacherTalk by David Christensen added March 7, 2018.
Ambassadors For Peace: Blog post on Bible Tips and Tidbits added March 15, 2018.


Expository Preaching



These sermons are downloadable, can be listened to online, or subscribed to via an RSS feed (e.g. as a Podcast on your mobile device)
Current Sermon Series: To Seek And To Save, The Gospel Of Luke

The Ultimate Sacrifice Luke 23:26-38 by Pastor David Christensen

Mar 4, 2018
The Ultimate Sacrifice Luke 23:26-38
Series: Luke
  • Mar 4, 2018The Ultimate Sacrifice Luke 23:26-38
    Mar 4, 2018
    The Ultimate Sacrifice Luke 23:26-38
    Series: Luke
  • Jan 28, 2018The Infamous Choice Luke 23:13-25
    Jan 28, 2018
    The Infamous Choice Luke 23:13-25
    Series: Luke
  • Jan 21, 2018Who’s On Trial Luke 23:1-12
    Jan 21, 2018
    Who’s On Trial Luke 23:1-12
    Series: Luke
  • Jan 14, 2018Divine Restraint Luke 22:63-71
    Jan 14, 2018
    Divine Restraint Luke 22:63-71
    Series: Luke
  • Jan 7, 2018Utter Failure And Bitter Tears Luke 22:54-62
    Jan 7, 2018
    Utter Failure And Bitter Tears Luke 22:54-62
    Series: Luke
Additional Sermon Series
1 John:
Fellowship With God
1 Samuel: Integrity,
The Fulcrum
Hebrews: The Supremacy Of Christ
Titus: Healthy
Church Practice
Culture Wars
Living Fellowship
1 Peter: Living In A
Hostile World
Ecclesiastes: Meaningless! 
Life Without God
Acts: His Church
And Our Mission
Genesis: The Book
Of Beginnings
Revelation: Final


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Resources can be purchased online in physical or electronic formats.  Please find the following books below:
Transformed By Adoption

 Transformed By Adoption

Our Heavenly Father has adopted us into His family and our adoption is the foundation for our transformation. Spiritual transformation is a gradual process of change as we learn the ways of our Father. Christians want to live a victorious life immediately. Talk of being radical or revolutionary Christians excites us but these descriptions imply that other Christians are lesser members of the family of God. Many consider the normal Christian life inferior to the higher Christian life. What is a normal Christian life? The Apostle Paul describes a normal Christian life in Romans 6-8. A normal Christian pursues holiness while wrestling with sin throughout life. The habits of sin must be replaced with the habits of holiness by the power of the Spirit. We grow to be like Christ as we walk in step with the Spirit. We are children of God by adoption so we must learn the ways of God by practice. When we fail we run into the arms of our Father and find our security in His love.

Friends With Jesus

Friends With Jesus


Is your Christian life dull and dry, full of rituals and responsibilities without any passion or joy? Has your obedience become a duty and your faith turned into an obligation? Renew your relationship with Jesus through this study of John 13-16. Jesus invites you to be His friends not merely His servants. Kindle the passion of fresh friendship with Jesus as He opens His heart to you in these chapters. His self-disclosure encourages your transparency as you explore what it means to be friends with Jesus. Jesus wants you to experience the depths of spiritual intimacy with Him. He desires your friendship, not just your service. Enjoy the riches of His love as you explore Jesus most intimate teachings shared just before He died for you.

Expository Insights On John 13-17
Expository Insights On John 13-17
Expository preaching exposes the ideas in the biblical unit of thought, so the sermon follows the flow of the passage. The hearers should be able to think their way through the passage after the sermon has been preached.  The preacher seeks to visualize the flow of thought – to picture the structure of the passage. The sermon should expose the hinges on which the passage swings by developing an outline based on the structure but written in contemporary language. This workbook provides a structural diagram based on the Greek text side by side with a format for the expositor to develop an outline from the passage. Short, practical insights add exegetical depth and sermon seed thoughts to help the preacher flesh out the message. The workbook encourages the preacher to mine the riches of John 13-17 for personal growth and sermon preparation.
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The Faces of Forgiveness:

Healing for the Hurts We Feel

Forgiveness is not easy despite the pictures painted in many sermons. We all struggle to forgive the hurts we feel. Bitterness and resentment threaten our souls if we do not release the poison to God. Pastor David Christensen deals honestly with the pain we feel while pointing us to the wonderful release we can enjoy when we give and receive forgiveness. The book uses the metaphor of faces to teach about forgiveness. The faces of those who experience healing form the backdrop for a theology of forgiveness. There are vertical and horizontal faces of forgiveness as we look to God and others. There are judicial and relational faces of forgiveness as we deal with God and others to find the healing that forgiveness brings to our hearts. David lays out the practical steps we must take to experience the healing power of forgiveness. We must learn to accept the grace, name the blame and release the poison of unforgiveness to find healing for the hurts we feel.


About The Rephidim Project

The Rephidim Project exists to support those on the frontlines of spiritual battle with the resources to be refreshed through the study of Scripture to spread God’s Word in this world more effectively. Pastors and missionaries become weary in the work and may feel isolated and discouraged. We seek to “encourage the exhausted and strengthen the weak” (Isaiah 35:3) through developing and distributing resources for Bible exposition. Read More…

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David Christensen
Galilee Baptist Church