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Radical Faith: Part 6 of 7 – Radical Marriage – February 18, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Sermon Summary We are in a series of messages where we are looking at some of the hard sayings of Jesus. Today, we are going to look at a hard saying about marriage and divorce. As we do so, we must emphasize two Scriptural truths regarding marriage and divorce. The […]

Radical Faith: Part 5 of 7 – Radical Relationship – February 11, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY As we continue our series on the Hard Sayings of Jesus, we come across a saying so hard that it caused many of Jesus’ followers to walk away. The passage is John 6:53-55, 66 in which Jesus speaks of his followers “eating the flesh of the Son of Man and […]

Reboot: The Reformation at 500 – Overview – Part 1 of 6 – August 27, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY As soon as I saw Justin Long’s “Get a Mac” ad, I immediately ditched my PC and bought a refurbished Macbook. I thought I had it made—until this pretty little spinning wheel thing kept popping up and I’d have to restart my computer. It got worse, and so I took […]

Jesus’ Parables – Lessons to Live By – The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant – Part 2 of 5 – September 18, 2016

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY In Matthew 18:21-35, we find a parable that focuses on forgiveness. From it we can glean several principles that will enable us to set others, as well as ourselves, free, as we extend forgiveness. In this passage, Peter asks Jesus about his obligation to forgive when a “brother” or fellow […]

Tuning Your Life To God’s Word – Psalms Series – Psalm 4 – Part 4 Of 4 – August 21, 2016

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY If you were with us last week, you will recall from our study of Psalm 3 that King David is on the run. His son Absalom is attempting a military coup. Absalom wants to be Israel’s next King, and if he has to kill his father to make it happen, […]

How to Stop Quarreling and Start Loving – Part 10 of 13

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Why do Christians sometimes fight, bicker, and quarrel? Who is to blame, and what are we to do about it? James, Jesus’ half-brother, addresses that very question in James 4:1-10. James asserts that quarrels are sourced in wrong desires. We all have desires, many of which are perfectly legitimate. But […]

Fully Devoted – Part 1 of 6: What Does God Want Most From Me?

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary By virtue of his sinless life, death, burial and resurrection, Jesus did for us what we could not do for ourselves. He bridged the gap that separates us from God because of our sin. And if you have placed your trust in him as your Savior, your sin is no […]

Flipped – Left Out

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary You can feel left out at any age—it can happen in grade school when they’re picking teams for kickball. It can happen in high school, when you’re not invited to a cool kid’s party. It can happen in college when a girl you like doesn’t reciprocate. It can happen as […]

Joseph, A Portrait of Character and Grace – Part 8 of 8: The Greatest Family Reunion Ever

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary In Genesis 45:14–15 we have a beautiful picture of reconciliation—tearful apologies, expressions of deep repentance, and the assurance of God’s forgiveness. Soon, God’s blessing flowed (v. 16–20 cf. 12:1-2). And we live at a point in history where we are the beneficiaries of those blessings which flowed from the Jewish […]

Joseph, A Portrait of Character and Grace – Part 7 of 8: A Test of Character Part II

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Joseph’s brothers have returned to Egypt to buy food. They have brought their youngest brother Benjamin, as the Prime Minister (Joseph) had required. Joseph invited them to lunch as part of his tests of their character. Joseph seated them in birth order, and shocked, they wondered, “How could he know? Is God […]

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