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Mary, A Model of Motherhood – May 14, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY This Mother’s Day we look at several characteristics of a woman God chose to raise his only Son (Luke 1:26-38). Twice in our text, the angel Gabriel told Mary that she was highly favored by God. What was it about Mary that caught God’s attention? Scripture doesn’t give us the […]

Getting There – Through Time with God in Prayer – Part 4 of 8

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Spending time in prayer is a spiritual discipline that is instrumental to the Christian’s journey to become more like Christ. Prayer is vital to our spiritual health and instrumental to life change. However, if we are honest, many of us view prayer as an optional part of the Christian life. […]

Getting There – Confidently – Part 3 of 8

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary 2 Peter 1:1-11 1 Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ: 2 Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus […]

Getting There – Through Bible Study – Part 2 of 8

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary As followers of Christ, we are trying to become like Jesus. That is God’s will for us. He is our role model. He is the standard against which all humanity is measured. And that is because He is the only person who has ever lived, whose life was perfectly aligned […]

Book of James: Playing God – Part 11 of 13

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary In James 4:1-12, Jesus’ half-brother describes what happens when we adopt the world’s value system: we make enemies on two fronts. We quarrel with each other, and we quarrel with God. In James 4:13-17, James expands the implications of adopting the world’s value system, which is flawed primarily because it […]

Modus Operandi – How God Works In His World – Part 2 of 2: The Means God Uses

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Modus operandi is Latin for “method of operation”. God’s M.O. is to use “means” to accomplish his will. A “means” is an instrument or a method used to accomplish something. God uses means to bring people into his family, and then he uses means to help us become fully-devoted followers. […]

Modus Operandi – How God Works In His World – Part 1 of 2: God Uses “Means”

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Each week on the hit TV show NCIS a mystery is solved by figuring out the criminal’s modus operandi, Latin for “method of operation”. God also has an M.O.—a way he typically operates. How does God work in his world? Answering that question will help us pull together what we’ve […]

Because of the Cross – Part 1 of 2: Our Common Confession

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary First Timothy 3:15-16 introduces a hymn which is older than the New Testament! Believers began singing shortly after Jesus rose from the dead and it quickly spread throughout the churches as a declaration of their faith in the resurrection of Jesus the Messiah. But before Paul quoted the lyrics, he […]

The Purpose & Practice of Prayer – Purpose of Prayer

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary What is the purpose of prayer in the Christian walk? By observing how Jesus prayed, we discover that there are at least four facets of prayer: 1. Adoration, 2. Confession, 3: Thanksgiving, and 4. Supplication. You can remember these facets by memorizing the acrostic ACTS. Adoration: We worship God for […]

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