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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 […]

Jesus’ Miracles – Meaning for Today – Part 1 Power Over Nature – November 5, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY The Bible is filled with accounts of the miraculous. For the Christian, miracles confirm God’s existence, his power and his message, but the secular world view allows no divine intervention. But if miracles are not possible we should all go home, forget about God, and abandon our faith. Portuguese philosopher […]

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 […]

Tuning Your Life to God’s Word – Psalms Series – Psalm 3 – August 14, 2016

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Psalm 3 was written by someone facing serious trouble: we’re talking career- changing, life-threatening trouble. If ever there was an occasion to pray, this was it. This is the first Psalm that identifies itself as having been written by King David of Israel. King David’s own son, Absalom, had initiated […]

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 […]

Take A Vow – The Vow of Purity (4 of 4)

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary The fourth and final vow we must make to our spouses is “The Vow of Purity”, which says: “I commit to loving you with the purity of Jesus Christ.” But how can we gain and maintain the personal purity we need to become the kind of lovers God desires? It […]

The Book of Judges, Failure Through Compromise – Part 4 of 7: Gideon: An Unlikely Hero

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary What kind of a person does God use to accomplish his eternal purposes in this world? Jacob, the father of the Israelite nation, was a liar. Joseph, who saved Israel from starvation, was a slave. Moses, who led Israel out of slavery, was a fugitive, a shepherd, and a murderer. […]

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 […]

Joseph, A Portrait of Character and Grace – Part 6 of 8: A Test of Character Part I of II

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail This morning we continue our study of the life of Joseph. He now is the Prime Minister of Egypt, which is in the grip of a world-wide famine. Joseph’s brothers, with the exception of Benjamin, have come to purchase food. They have no idea what became of Joseph; they assume he’s dead. […]

Joseph, A Portrait of Character and Grace – Part 5 of 8: Awakening a Seared Conscience

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Series Summary: While he never did anything that we would normally associate with Biblical greatness—he never performed a miracle, he never slew a giant; he never saw a burning bush. Nevertheless Joseph was a great man. In his life we see a unique and powerful portrait of character and grace. In reviewing […]

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