2018 Sermons
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Date Title Summary Video
September 30, 2018 Are you jealous? Are you jealous? There is a wrong kind of jealous that comes from a sinful heart. But there is a right kind of jealousy that the Spirit kindles in our hearts.
 
 
September 23, 2018 What a wonderful world! God made it. God owns it. This beautiful creation is entrusted to us, so that we can care for it. As we care for our world, we are stewards of the things of God.
 
 
September 16, 2018 Be God's blessing to others God has given us many opportunities every day to show our love and respect for Him. One of these ways is by being a blessing to others.
 
 
September 9,2018 Get to know Jesus Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
 
 
September 2, 2018 Put your gear on We are at war with the devil and the spiritual forces of darkness. The equipment for fighting the battles must come from God. Put your gear on!

 
 
August 26, 2018 Got a better offer? Is there anyone else who offers what Jesus offers? Is there anywhere else to go for forgiveness, peace with God, and immortality? Only Jesus has the words of eternal life.
 
 
August 19, 2018 You are what you eat. The bread of life has come down from heaven. This bread is Jesus. This bread is life. You are what you eat, so eat and Live!
 
 
August 12, 2018 Best. Meal. Ever. This food not only fills our bellies, it satisfies the deepest cravings of our souls. It’s not barley loaves and fish. It’s Jesus himself, the Bread of Life.
 
 
August 5, 2018 Eat the Amen, Eat the I Am Jesus, the Bread of Life, desires that we come to him seeking more than daily bread. He offers forgiveness for eternal life.

 
 
July 29, 2018 Delayed gratification In Christ you are a new creation. You have a new self, and by this you must control your old self and all its desires so that it does not control you.  
July 22, 2018 Be gentle like Jesus Jesus was gentle and meek with other people. He could be this way because as God's own Son he was coming from a position of absolute strength!  
July 15, 2018 Faithfulness takes time Faithfulness is not something that falls out of heaven. It is learned slowly and cultivated in field of patience and practice.  
July 8, 2018 That's good! So often we tirelessly worry if our “good” is good enough, but we never find rest and relief until we confess, “I’m not good enough…. but Jesus Christ, my Savior, is.”
 
 
July 1, 2018 Be God's kind of kind The Holy Spirit reveals God's kindness to us through the words of God. Then the Spirit brings God's kind of kidness out of us as a fruit of Christian faith.  
June 24, 2018 Just wait! Things aren't always the way we want them to be. It takes patience to endure until things change. Just wait!
June 17, 2018 Live at peace Living at peace with people is a fruit of the Spirit. To live at peace with others, first we must be at peace with God.
June 10, 2018 Enjoy joy Because we have the gift of God's Spirit, our hearts are filled with unspeakable joy. No Video Available
 
June 3, 2018 Love never fails In our first sermon on the Fruits of the Spirit, we learn the depth of Jesus' love for us and the power of sharing his love with others.
May 27, 2018 Another shot at life At a nighttime meeting Jesus gave Nicodemus another shot at life. God has given us another shot at life through the washing of rebirth and renewal by his Holy Spirit. No Video Available
May 20, 2018 Can these bones live? Without God's Spirit we are the spiritual equivalent of dry bones. But God has given us his Spirit and breathed into us the breath of life!
May 13, 2018 A prayer for God's children "I'm praying for you." Those words bring comfort and encouragement when one Christian shares them with another. How much more when Jesus prays for his people!
May 6, 2018 Do you love me? Really? Talk is cheap. Love without action is shallow. God's love for us is perfect, with complete forgiveness found in Jesus.
April 29, 2018 Bear fruit for the Father Thank you for the fruit you are producing in my Christian life, Lord Jesus. Thank you, dear Father, for making me productive to bear fruit for you today.
 
April 22, 2018 Speak boldly The world rages in opposition against Christ and Christians. However, that opposition is in vain because Jesus lives! We pray that Christ strengthen us so that we boldly believe in him and speak of him.
 
April 15, 2018 Let’s go for a walk Christianity is not merely "a relgion." At its core, Christianity is about a relationship. It's a relationship with a real man, Jesus the Christ, the Son of the living God.
April 8, 2018 Surprise We should not be surprised at Jesus' resurrection. He said it would happen! Now God is preparing something even more special for us in heaven.
April 1, 2018-Festival Easter is a big deal There is no greater enemy than death--temporal or eternal. There is no bigger victory than Easter--victory over death, victory for eternity! No video available
April 1, 2018-Song  Nonperishables Just as Jesus really died, he also really rose from the dead. He really lives and he really breathes. Because he lives, you live!
 
March 30, 2018-1 pm By his wounds we are healed Things that might seem normal to us are symptoms of a broken relationship with God. For the sin of the world God’s Son chose to die. His blood and death are the price of “normal.” By his wounds we are healed.
 
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March 29, 2018 I come, O Savior, to your table On that first Maundy Thursday evening the Lord gave to his followers a wonderful blessing known as communion. Let's appreciate and use that blessing. No video available
March 25, 2018 You're the King
 
Jesus was acclaimed on Palm Sunday as the King of Israel before he was crowned with thorns and enthroned on a cross on Good Friday.
March 18, 2018 Selective memory It may be hard for us to forget hurtful things from the past, but God has laid all sins—past, present and future—on Jesus, and in the once-for-all sacrifice of Christ they’re both forgiven and forgotten.
 
March 11, 2018 It has to happen It has to happen. That is the reality of death. It has to happen because of sin. By the grace of God, Jesus Christ came into our world, looked death in the face, and said, “It has to happen. I must die so that you may live.” In this way, God so loved the world.
 
March 4, 2018 Wisdom from folly, strength from weakness Man’s wisdom and man’s strength fall short when trying to find and connect with God. In the ultimate act of strength, God stoops down in weakness and reveals his wisdom in Christ crucified.
 
February 25, 2018 Be a daily disciple Each day we are invited to take up our cross and follow Jesus on the path that leads to eternal life.
February 18, 2018 If God had not been on our side The Christian has great reassurance as he or she experiences and suffered many things in this life: God is on our side. The greatest evidence that God is on our side is in Jesus Christ who is God for us.
 
February 11, 2018 It is good to be there Elijah was taken from here to there. Elisha saw Elijah go to heaven in a chariot of fire. We look forward to the time when our earthly journey will be done, and we too will be there.
February 4, 2018 Leave a lasting impression Lessons we learn at home leave a lasting impression for our whole lives. The greatest lessons come when we sit at Jesus' feet and learn about our Savior.
January 28, 2018 The amazing authority of Jesus Jesus taught with authority and performed miracles with great power. His power extends even over evil spirits and finally over Satan and death itself.
 
January 21, 2018 The grace relay race Each generation passes the torch of God's grace on to the next. It has been this way throughout the history of the Christian church, and it will be till the end of time. No Video
 
 January 14, 2018 Glorify God with your body Our culture distorts God's gift of sexuality. Christians belong to God. Our bodies are his temple. Our goal is to honor and serve him by using his gift of sex in a proper and pleasing way.
January 7, 2018 With you I am well pleased God declared his approval of Jesus when his Son was baptized in the Jordan River. That same declaration of delight rests upon all who are clothed with Christ.

 
 
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