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Reboot: The Reformation at 500 – Solus Christus — Christ Alone, Our Only Mediator – Part 3 of 6 – September 10, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Christianity had gotten off-course, and so 500 years ago a brave Catholic monk named Martin Luther nailed to the door of a church a list of 95 abuses. In Luther’s day, church leaders competed against the Scriptures for authority. Today, due to globalization, Christianity is just one of many religious […]

Taste and See – July 30, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY I. Introduction II. This psalm is about David: Rejoice with David in God’s deliverance. v. 1-10 A. David calls us to worship: “Come magnify the Lord with me.” v. 1-3 B. David invites us to hear his testimony of God’s deliverance. v. 4-7 David was (yet again) in a fearful […]

The Jesus of Easter – Part 1 – The True Passover Lamb – March 26, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Today, I want to begin preparing our hearts for Easter by looking at some of the important events that occurred during the last week of Jesus’ life. Monday. The gospel of Mark describes the scene as Jesus entered Jerusalem in preparation for the Jewish Passover (Mark 11:8-10). The enthusiastic crowd […]

Foundations of the Faith – Understanding Sin and Temptation – Part 7 of 8

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary How do believers walk with God in a deteriorating society? Is it even possible? To answer that question, there are some foundational truths that we need to understand. First, we must understand what hinders us from walking in fellowship with God: our sin problem. Rather than seeing God’s loving and […]

The Reason for Hope – Part 1 of 4 – Christmas: A Time for Celebration

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Christmas is a time to celebrate the entrance of God’s son into this world. The Bible contains the original Christmas Story (Luke 2:8-14), in which the angel revealed to the shepherds Christmas’ threefold purpose as a time of celebration, a time for reconciliation, and a time for salvation. Today we […]

The Church Has Left the Building – Part 5 of 6 – Being a Guide Who Leads People to Jesus

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY How we relate to guides: Human nature: We’d rather not have a guide because we don’t want to need one. Conditions so severe that we accept the help of guides: When the place is really unknown When the topic is really important When the outcome really matters Connecting the need […]

The Church Has Left the Building – Part 3 of 6 – Empathetic Heart of the Evangelist

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Matthew 9:18-38 Empathy is powerful. Principle: Scarcity increases value. Empathy/Compassion is hard to find. Believers are prepared by God to enter into the emotional world of empathy. We love it when we emotionally resonate with others. Sometimes it comes naturally. Sometimes it is a choice We can make the choice […]

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 […]

Hope Rising – Part 2 of 2: Six Gifts of the Resurrection

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary “What happens when you die?” Do you cease to exist? Are you reincarnated in some other form? Is there a heaven and a hell where we will live out eternity either in great bliss or with great dread? There is only one person that is truly qualified to answer that […]

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 […]

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