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Sermons on Luke

1 Peter – 1 Peter 2:4-12: A Portrait of our Special Calling

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 2:4-12 – 5 of 18 SERMON SUMMARY Contrary to what some would have you believe, God doesn’t sit up in heaven with his jaw clenched and his arms folded in a settled state of disapproval. He’s not ticked off at his children for all of the times […]

3 Days: Living in the Shadow of the Resurrection – He is Risen!

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Living in the Shadow of the Resurrection – He is Risen! – 3 of 4 SERMON SUMMARY The Christian faith is rooted in the facts of history, and Luke, the gospel-writer, is widely considered to be a master historian. He was determined to set forth an accurate account of Jesus’ life and ministry (Luke […]

3 Days: Living in the Shadow of the Resurrection – The Day God Died

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Living in the Shadow of the Resurrection – The Day God Died – 2 of 4 SERMON SUMMARY Jesus had not eaten since the Passover meal he ate with his disciples nearly fourteen hours earlier. Consider Jesus’ physical and emotional condition: he’d been up all night and had endured six emotionally draining trials. He’d been punched and scourged […]

3 Days: Living in the Shadow of the Resurrection – The Night They Arrested God

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Living in the Shadow of the Resurrection – The Night They Arrested God – 1 of 4 SERMON SUMMARY Jesus’ sufferings begin with his prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane and conclude with his crucifixion. In between we read of his arrest and the six trials that he endured. Just before all […]

The Peace & Wonder of Christmas – We Worship the Prince of Peace

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail The Peace & Wonder of Christmas – We Worship the Prince of Peace – 2 of 3 SERMON SUMMARY The Christmas season is supposed to be a time of peace and good will toward mankind. But too often that is anything but the case. How many of you can honestly say that […]

Sanctity of Life

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Sanctity of Life SERMON SUMMARY Abortion is a controversial topic, a painful topic. In our society it is inevitable that some will be offended. I know that, and that is surely not my desire. The alternative is not to bring it up—yet it’s too important to ignore. My prayer is that out […]

Proverbs – The Art of Wise Living – Part 5 of 6 – The Power of Words – August 19, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Words are important, aren’t they? You have to be careful with your words. In fact, the Bible says in Proverbs 18:21: “Death and life are in the power of the tongue.” Given that words are powerful, how do we live as wise people with our words? Proverbs says there are […]

Jesus Outside the Lines Sermon Series

Jesus Outside the Lines: Part 3 of 4 – Purity: A Tool or a Weapon? – April 22, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY We have been examining our relationships with people who are “different” from us in some way. Maybe they don’t go to church, or they are from a different ethnicity or political party, but somehow they are different. First we explored the truth that understanding grace as an absolutely free gift […]

Easter 2018: The Resurrection Changed Everything

The Resurrection Changed Everything! – Easter, April 1, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY As we read through this chapter carefully, you will notice three themes that seem to repeat themselves in the various sections of Luke’s retelling of the resurrection story. The Resurrection is a worldview-shattering historical event. Many people today dismiss the resurrection out of hand. They say it didn’t happen because […]

Financial Freedom

How to Experience Financial Freedom: Part 3 of 4 – Spend Wisely – March 18, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY We are in the middle of a four-part sermon series on how to experience financial freedom, and today we are going to look at the third principle: learning to spend money wisely. Proverbs 21:20 says, “The wise have wealth and luxury, but fools spend whatever they get.” Financial freedom doesn’t […]

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