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Sermons on Forgiveness

Radical Faith: Part 1 of 7 – Radical Forgiveness – January 14, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Today, we begin a new series of messages examining the hard sayings of Jesus, starting with Jesus’ teachings on forgiveness. In Matthew 6, the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus says, “If you forgive those who sin against you, your heavenly Father will forgive you. But if you refuse to forgive […]

1st Timothy – Part 1 – A Pastor’s Job Description – May 21, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY (Download the sermon pdf below for overview graphics that help you to see the landscape of 1st Timothy) Many years ago, around AD 62-63, the Apostle Paul penned two letters to a young pastor named Timothy, in which he outlined what God expected of him as a leader and shepherd […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hope is Rising – Part 1 of 2: The Day Christ Died

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary We refer to the day on which Jesus died as “Good Friday.” But to those who witnessed its events, “Bad Friday” or “Dark Friday” would have seemed much more appropriate. The events that transpired that Friday and the Sunday which followed, however, have turned this world upside down. What man […]

Life In God’s Family – Part 4 of 4: Common Ground

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Genesis chapter 1 tells of God’s creation of the world and his evaluation of it: God saw all that he had made, and behold, it was very good. But the tragic shootings in South Carolina in June of 2015 were not good; they were evil. Evil exists all around us-and in […]

The Book of Judges, Failure Through Compromise – Part 3 of 7: Life In God’s Classroom

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary God has always tested the faith and commitment of his people. For example, he tested Adam and Eve’s obedience to his one command. As you know, they failed miserably (Genesis 3:6). God tested Abraham when he asked him to offer his only son Isaac as a sacrifice. Abraham passed his […]

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