Pastor Ralph Ovadal
This incident takes place less than forty days after the Israelites cowered before a quaking, smoking, fiery Mt. Sinai, begging God to cease speaking to them directly. Their fear of God lasted only as long as they felt threatened by Him. Now they demanded a golden calf to worship. They wanted a god that appealed to their carnal nature and that did not rebuke or reprove them. They wanted a nice-looking, dumb god that would not hold them accountable to the Word of God. They wanted what every false convert and rebel in the church wants today.
To download a sermon: Right click on Download File, and then choose Save As (Save target as, Save link as, etc.).
Important: SermonAudio tags will appear on some of the messages found on this web site. We are not in any way affiliated with SermonAudio! Please read the following explanation.
Those who listen to archived sermons or Heart of the Matter programs on this web site will notice that, currently, when they download some of those sermons and HOM programs that a SermonAudio logo appears. This is because Pilgrims Covenant Church messages were for a number of years posted at SermonAudio. But due to the increasingly deep compromise of SermonAudio in posting sermons from ministers unfaithful either in doctrine or practice or both, and also on account of the many corrupt conferences advertised on SermonAudio, we withdrew from SermonAudio. However, I did not realize when posting our sermons and programs on that site on a page for which we paid that the management was tagging our MP3 files with the logo of SermonAudio. We are working to remove the SermonAudio logo from all of the sermons and programs posted on this site which were previously posted at SermonAudio. However, this takes much time; so we felt it important to post this explanation and also this warning concerning SermonAudio, a web site with many sound ministers, but also many which are corrupting the Lord's blood-bought church.