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What Jesus Says to His Church – Sardis- The Dead Church

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail What Jesus Says to His Church – Sardis- The Dead Church – 6 of 8 SERIES STUDY GUIDE This 8-part series uses a comprehensive study guide. Download from the Save PDF button above. SERMON SUMMARY Part 6 of 8 Sermon Summary. APPLICATION / CHALLENGE If you have the Holy Spirit, if you […]

The Day the Student Stumped the Prof

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail See the “Save PDF” button above to download the devotional: The Day the Student Stumped the Prof. In the devotional, Pastor Doug recommends an annual ‘spiritual checkup’. Linked here is the 2018 version of Pastor Doug’s manuscript of the sermon: “It’s Time for Your Spiritual Checkup“. The 2017 audio version is available […]

Faith & Work: An Uneasy Alliance: You Can Make a Difference!

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Faith & Work: An Uneasy Alliance – You Can Make a Difference – 7 of 8   SERMON SUMMARY Work is so hard, and we have to put in so much effort to achieve the most modest of results, because God cursed creation in response to Adam’s sin. Sin introduced an element of […]

1st Timothy – Part 12 of 13 – August 13, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Faithfulness to the Scriptures will help protect the church from internal strife and the harmful consequences that follow pursuit of a materialistic lifestyle. This is the message of 1 Timothy 6, vv. 3-10. You will recall that the text before us is an ancient letter written by the apostle Paul […]

Tuning Your Life to God’s Word – Psalms Series – Psalm 2 – August 7, 2016

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary We live in a world that is growing increasingly hostile towards Christianity and its truth claims. Jesus predicted just this kind of opposition (John 15:18-20). Psalm 2 gives us God’s take on how he views the refusal of the world’s nations to acknowledge and submit to his divine authority. King […]

Tuning Your Life to God’s Word – Psalms Series – Psalm 1 – July 31, 2016

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary From Psalm 1, we learn that humanity is divided into two distinct camps: those who are rightly related to God by faith and those who are alienated from Him as a result of their sin and unbelief. We have a choice to follow one of two paths: one leads to […]

Danger: Life Ahead. Navigate Wisely – The Problem of Procrastination (Proverbs Series)

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary We have all encountered the problem of procrastination, and in the Old Testament book of Proverbs, God provides instruction for how we can do something about it. In Proverbs 24:30-34, we meet the procrastinator par-excellence. King Solomon writes about the field owner who is a sluggard; whose field is covered […]

Danger: Life Ahead. Navigate Wisely – Marriage: Striking the Perfect Match (Proverbs Series)

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary There is more confusion today surrounding the institution of marriage than at any point in human history. Fortunately, God has not left us to navigate this important subject alone; He has spoken to us in his Word. From the Old Testament book of Proverbs, God provides a balanced portrait of […]

Danger: Life Ahead. Navigate Wisely – The Secret to Making Friends (Proverbs Series)

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary We all want to have good friends, friends that accept us, are honest with us, and “have our backs.” In order to cultivate this type of friendship, it can be helpful to focus on being a friend rather than on finding a friend. What makes a good friend? The book […]

Danger: Life Ahead. Navigate Wisely – The Importance of the Company You Keep (Proverbs Series)

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Character: we know it is important; we recognize it when we see it in others…but sometimes we are at a loss as to how to cultivate it in our own lives. There are two tests of character: (1) Your character is revealed by what you choose to think about when […]

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