For the time being, Christ Presbyterian Church is holding corporate worship services each Sunday at 10:15am which are not open to the public, but available through live-streaming (proceed to the “Sermons” page of this website to access the live-stream). All activities at the church building are temporarily suspended, as our church seeks to join in the prevention of the spread of the coronavirus. Please contact Senior Pastor Jon Nielson or Office Coordinator Emily Plach with any questions: (630) 980-4450.

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Sermons by Jon Nielson

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September 22, 2019

The Chaff & The Stone

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: The Exilic Life Scripture: Daniel 2:31–2:49

September 15, 2019

Daniel vs. The World

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: The Exilic Life Scripture: Daniel 2:1–2:30

September 8, 2019

Exiles who Engage

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: The Exilic Life Scripture: Daniel 1:1–1:21

September 1, 2019

Best News Ever

Speaker: Jon Nielson Scripture: Romans 3:21–3:26

August 25, 2019

Joseph: Signing Off

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: God Meant it for Good Scripture: Genesis 49:28–50:26

August 18, 2019

Blessings & Curses

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: God Meant it for Good Scripture: Genesis 49:1–49:27

August 11, 2019

A Blessing Typo?

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: God Meant it for Good Scripture: Genesis 48:1–48:22

August 4, 2019

Israel in Egypt

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: God Meant it for Good Scripture: Genesis 46:1–47:31

July 28, 2019

Forgiveness

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: God Meant it for Good Scripture: Genesis 45:1–45:28

July 21, 2019

What Happened to Judah?

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: God Meant it for Good Scripture: Genesis 43:1–44:34

July 14, 2019

The [Heavy] Hand of God

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: God Meant it for Good Scripture: Genesis 42:1–42:38

July 7, 2019

Degradation to Exaltation

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: God Meant it for Good Scripture: Genesis 41:1–41:57

June 16, 2019

King Judah

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: God Meant it for Good Scripture: Genesis 38:1–38:30

June 9, 2019

Sold Out

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: God Meant it for Good Scripture: Genesis 37:12–37:36

June 2, 2019

Young Dreamer

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: God Meant it for Good Scripture: Genesis 37:1–37:11

May 26, 2019

Slave to Brother

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Colossians/Philemon Scripture: Philemon 1:10–1:25

May 19, 2019

Mr. Philemon

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Colossians/Philemon Scripture: Philemon 1:1–1:9

May 12, 2019

Gospel Fellowship

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Colossians/Philemon Scripture: Colossians 4:7–4:18

May 5, 2019

Your Prayer & Your Proclamation

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Colossians/Philemon Scripture: Colossians 4:2–4:6

April 28, 2019

Jesus in Your House

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Colossians/Philemon Scripture: Colossians 3:18–4:1

April 21, 2019

Breakfast With the Risen Lord

Speaker: Jon Nielson Scripture: John 21:1–21:14

April 14, 2019

When the King Rides In

Speaker: Jon Nielson Scripture: Zechariah 9:9–9:13

April 7, 2019

Christian Clothing

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Colossians/Philemon Scripture: Colossians 3:12–3:17

March 31, 2019

Killing Sin

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Colossians/Philemon Scripture: Colossians 3:5–3:11

March 17, 2019

The Colossian Heresy

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Colossians/Philemon Scripture: Colossians 2:16–2:23

March 3, 2019

The Way In

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Colossians/Philemon Scripture: Colossians 2:6–2:15

February 17, 2019

Suffering to Make Him Known

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Colossians/Philemon Scripture: Colossians 1:24–1:27

February 10, 2019

Past, Present, Future

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Colossians/Philemon Scripture: Colossians 1:21–1:23

February 3, 2019

A Very Big Savior

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Colossians/Philemon Scripture: Colossians 1:15–1:20

January 27, 2019

Paul’s Prayer for You

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Colossians/Philemon Scripture: Colossians 1:9–1:14

January 20, 2019

A Growing Gospel

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Colossians/Philemon Scripture: Colossians 1:3–1:8

January 13, 2019

Welcome to Colossae!

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Colossians/Philemon Scripture: Colossians 1:1–1:2

January 6, 2019

Left-Handed Warrior

Speaker: Jon Nielson Scripture: Judges 3:12–3:30

December 24, 2018

Christmas Eve 2018

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December 23, 2018

Christmas Dinner

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: An Apocalyptic Christmas Scripture: Revelation 19:6–19:21

December 16, 2018

Christmas Dragon

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: An Apocalyptic Christmas Scripture: Revelation 12:1–12:6

December 9, 2018

Christmas Assurance

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: An Apocalyptic Christmas Scripture: Revelation 7:1–7:17

December 2, 2018

The [other] Christmas Song

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: An Apocalyptic Christmas Scripture: Revelation 5:1–5:14

November 25, 2018

Representative Warrior

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 1 Samuel Scripture: 1 Samuel 17:1–17:58

November 18, 2018

The Unexpected King

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 1 Samuel Scripture: 1 Samuel 16:1–16:23

November 11, 2018

Sin Spiral

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 1 Samuel Scripture: 1 Samuel 15:1–15:35

October 28, 2018

The People’s Choice

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 1 Samuel Scripture: 1 Samuel 9:1–10:27

October 21, 2018

Fitting In

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 1 Samuel Scripture: 1 Samuel 8:1–8:22

October 14, 2018

No Tribal Deity

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 1 Samuel Scripture: 1 Samuel 5:1–5:12

October 7, 2018

Rabbit’s Foot Faith

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 1 Samuel Scripture: 1 Samuel 4:1–4:22

September 23, 2018

God’s Word Comes

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 1 Samuel Scripture: 1 Samuel 3:1–3:21

September 16, 2018

Polluted Priesthood

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 1 Samuel Scripture: 1 Samuel 2:12–2:36

September 9, 2018

Barren No More

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 1 Samuel Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:1–2:11

September 2, 2018

Grace: The Final Word

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Micah Scripture: Micah 7:14–7:20

August 26, 2018

Mourning...until the Morning(Part 1)

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Micah Scripture: Micah 7:1–7:13

August 26, 2018

Mourning...until the Morning(Part 2)

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Micah Scripture: Micah 7:1–7:13

August 12, 2018

God’s Plan for Your Life

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Micah Scripture: Micah 5:7–5:15

August 5, 2018

O Little Town of Bethlehem

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Micah Scripture: Micah 5:1–5:6

July 29, 2018

Rescue for the Remnant

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Micah Scripture: Micah 4:6–4:13

July 22, 2018

International Mountain

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Micah Scripture: Micah 4:1–4:5

July 15, 2018

Princes and Prophets and Priests...Oh My!

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Micah Scripture: Micah 3:1–3:12

July 8, 2018

Might Makes Right

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Micah Scripture: Micah 2:1–2:13

June 24, 2018

Gospel Partners

Speaker: Jon Nielson Scripture: Philippians 4:10–4:20

June 17, 2018

The Worst and Best Day

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 15:16–15:41

June 10, 2018

Christ Alone

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 14:26–14:72

June 3, 2018

Offering All to the One who Offered All

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 14:1–14:25

May 29, 2018

Wide Awake

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 13:1–13:37

May 20, 2018

Jesus and the Bible

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 12:1–12:44

May 13, 2018

All Hail the King

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 11:1–11:33

May 6, 2018

Reversals

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 10:13–10:52

April 29, 2018

Discipleship in the Shadow of the Cross

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 9:30–9:50

April 22, 2018

Glory!!!

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 9:2–9:13

April 8, 2018

Vision Issues

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 8:1–8:26

April 1, 2018

Resurrection

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 16:1–16:8

March 25, 2018

Empty Religion

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 7:1–7:30

March 11, 2018

the Who

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 6:30–6:56

March 4, 2018

Power!

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 4:35–5:43

February 18, 2018

Responses to Jesus

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 3:7–3:35

February 11, 2018

Missing the Forest for the Trees

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 2:18–3:6

February 4, 2018

The Doctor is In

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 2:1–2:17

January 28, 2018

The Preacher

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 1:21–1:45

January 21, 2018

Let’s Try This Again

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 1:9–1:20

January 14, 2018

More than an Introduction

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Mark Scripture: Mark 1:1–1:8

January 7, 2018

Clean-up in Aisle 13

Speaker: Jon Nielson Scripture: Nehemiah 13:1–13:31

December 24, 2017

Christmas for Bathsheba

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Christmas Scripture: Matthew 1:1–1:17

December 17, 2017

Christmas for Ruth

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Christmas Scripture: Matthew 1:1–1:17

December 10, 2017

Christmas for Rahab

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Christmas Scripture: Matthew 1:1–1:17

December 3, 2017

Christmas for Tamar

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Christmas Scripture: Matthew 1:1–1:17

November 19, 2017

Give Thanks

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Thanksgiving Scripture: Luke 17:11–17:19

November 12, 2017

Stability Through Growth

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 2 Peter Scripture: 2 Peter 3:14–3:18

November 5, 2017

What Sort of People?

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 2 Peter Scripture: 2 Peter 3:11–3:13

October 29, 2017

A Patient God

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 2 Peter Scripture: 2 Peter 3:8–3:10

October 22, 2017

The One who is coming

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 2 Peter Scripture: 2 Peter 3:1–3:7

October 15, 2017

False Prophets, Part 2

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 2 Peter Scripture: 2 Peter 2:4–2:22

October 8, 2017

False Prophets, Part 1

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 2 Peter Scripture: 2 Peter 2:1–2:3

October 1, 2017

Something More Sure!(Part 1)

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 2 Peter Scripture: 2 Peter 1:16–1:21

October 1, 2017

Something More Sure!(Part 2)

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 2 Peter Scripture: 2 Peter 1:16–1:21

September 24, 2017

Don't Forget

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 2 Peter Scripture: 2 Peter 1:12–1:15

September 17, 2017

Holy Sweat

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 2 Peter Scripture: 2 Peter 1:3–1:11

September 10, 2017

Steadfast

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: 2 Peter Scripture: 2 Peter 1:1–1:2

September 3, 2017

Repentance

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Psalms Scripture: Psalm 51:1–51:19

August 27, 2017

Global God

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Psalms Scripture: Psalm 46:1–46:11

August 20, 2017

From Pit to Praise

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Psalms Scripture: Psalm 40:1–40:17

August 13, 2017

Happiness

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Psalms Scripture: Psalm 32:1–32:11

August 6, 2017

Enemies and Nightlights

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Psalms Scripture: Psalm 27:1–27:14

July 30, 2017

A Sheep Song

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Psalms Scripture: Psalm 23:1–23:6

July 23, 2017

He Speaks!

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Psalms Scripture: Psalm 19:1–19:14

July 16, 2017

For God's Sake!

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Psalms Scripture: Psalm 16:1–16:11

July 9, 2017

Star Gazing and Navel Gazing

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Psalms Scripture: Psalm 8:1–8:9

July 2, 2017

Kiss the Son

Speaker: Jon Nielson Series: Psalms Scripture: Psalm 2:1–2:12

April 30, 2017

Worship and the Word

Speaker: Jon Nielson Scripture: Nehemiah 8:1–8:18