Sermons


Sep 17, 2017
Say no to Revenge
Series: Set Apart
1 Peter 2:13-25
 
It is forgiveness not revenge that will lead you to experience the grace of God in a powerful way!
 
1.  Owe no one anything except love (1 Peter 2:13-17)
2.  Refusing revenge is pleasing to God (1 Peter 2:18-22)
4.  Instead of seeking revenge, show kindness (1 Peter 2:23)
4.  Instead of seeking retaliation, forgive (1 Peter 2:24-25)
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  • Sep 17, 2017Say no to Revenge
    Sep 17, 2017
    Say no to Revenge
    Series: Set Apart
    1 Peter 2:13-25
     
    It is forgiveness not revenge that will lead you to experience the grace of God in a powerful way!
     
    1.  Owe no one anything except love (1 Peter 2:13-17)
    2.  Refusing revenge is pleasing to God (1 Peter 2:18-22)
    4.  Instead of seeking revenge, show kindness (1 Peter 2:23)
    4.  Instead of seeking retaliation, forgive (1 Peter 2:24-25)
  • Sep 10, 2017Fighting the Right Battle
    Sep 10, 2017
    Fighting the Right Battle
    Series: Set Apart
    If you want to act holy, you have to learn to think holy
     
    1 Peter 1:13-2:12
     
    What it means to be holy or how to be holy (1 Peter 1:13-25)
    To be holy, you must prepare your mind for action (1 Peter 1:13)
    To be holy, you must think differently. (1 Peter 1:14-16
    To be holy, you must learn to concentrate on God rather than your own efforts. (1 Peter 1:17-21)
     
    Going deeper by doing the basics over and over again. (1 Peter 2:1-12)
    Read the Bible (1 Peter 1:22-25)
    Understands Jesus Role in your life (1 Peter 1:1-8)
    Declare God’s praise
    Identify with God’s people (1 Peter 2:9-10)
    Avoid sinful situations (1 Peter 2:11-12)
  • Sep 3, 2017Born for a Purpose
    Sep 3, 2017
    Born for a Purpose
    Series: Set Apart
    1 Peter 1:1-12
     
    The Church is not created out of its own action; it doesn't choose itself; does not separate itself, does not send itself - the Church is a work of God!
     
    The Foundation our Our Salvation
    The Assurance of Our Salvation
    The Joy of Our Salvation
    The Old Testament Prophets and Our Salvation
  • Aug 27, 2017Serving without Sinking
    Aug 27, 2017
    Serving without Sinking
    Our daily work is partnering with God in His love and care for the world.
     
    Ephesians 2:10
     
    Bringing Order to Chaos
    Work in and Imperfect World
     
  • Aug 20, 2017Pursuing Your Calling
    Aug 20, 2017
    Pursuing Your Calling
    God created us uniquely with His own purpose in mind.  Our attitude and approach to all work should reflect and appreciation of God's unique calling and purpose in our lives.
     
    Luke 5:1-11
     
    1. The Description of our Calling
    2. The Development of our Calling
    3. The Direction of our Calling
  • Aug 13, 2017Work Well
    Aug 13, 2017
    Work Well
    The Bible commands us to work well if we would want to be blessed by God with the work of our hands.  It is conditional
     
    Ephesians 6:5-9
     
    Dependability and Responsibility
    Honesty and Integrity
    Dedication and Productivity
    Self-Motivated and Appreciation for the Job
    Accountability and Humilty
     
  • Aug 6, 2017Work Matters
    Aug 6, 2017
    Work Matters
    Colossians 3:23-24
  • Jul 30, 2017The Matrix
    Jul 30, 2017
    The Matrix
    Series: God on Film
    Knowing that God has a purpose for you should transform how you see everything in your life
     
    Colossians 3:1-17
     
    1.  You have been REDEEMED for a purpose
    2.  You have been EQUIPPED for a purpose
    3.  You have been SENT for a purpose
  • Jul 23, 2017Miracles From Heaven
    Jul 23, 2017
    Miracles From Heaven
    Series: God on Film
    Do you believe that Jesus can work miracles in your life today
     
    Mark 9:14-29
  • Jul 16, 2017McFarland USA
    Jul 16, 2017
    McFarland USA
    Series: God on Film
    We are all looking to find opportunities to live better lives
     
    Romans 8:26-39
     
    1.  God has confidence in you because He understands you completely
     
    2.  God has confidence in you because He sees you differently
     
    3.  God has confidence in you because He loves you perfectly 

Apr 16, 2017
I Believe in Life Everlasting
Series: The Creed
Eternal life its not Christian wishful thinking but a reality of God’s love.
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  • Apr 16, 2017I Believe in Life Everlasting
    Apr 16, 2017
    I Believe in Life Everlasting
    Series: The Creed
    Eternal life its not Christian wishful thinking but a reality of God’s love.
  • Apr 9, 2017I Believe in the Resurrection of the Body
    Apr 9, 2017
    I Believe in the Resurrection of the Body
    Series: The Creed
    Christians don't proclaim the resurrection because it's popular. We proclaim it because it is truth.
  • Apr 2, 2017Standing for the truth can and usually is costly
    Apr 2, 2017
    Standing for the truth can and usually is costly
    Series: The Creed
    The belief of an action done based on false information and the unwillingness to stand for the truth killed Jesus.
  • Mar 26, 2017The Creed
    Mar 26, 2017
    The Creed
    Series: The Creed
    The Creed Introduction


Aug 27, 2017
Serving without Sinking
Our daily work is partnering with God in His love and care for the world.
 
Ephesians 2:10
 
Bringing Order to Chaos
Work in and Imperfect World
 
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  • Aug 27, 2017Serving without Sinking
    Aug 27, 2017
    Serving without Sinking
    Our daily work is partnering with God in His love and care for the world.
     
    Ephesians 2:10
     
    Bringing Order to Chaos
    Work in and Imperfect World
     
  • Aug 20, 2017Pursuing Your Calling
    Aug 20, 2017
    Pursuing Your Calling
    God created us uniquely with His own purpose in mind.  Our attitude and approach to all work should reflect and appreciation of God's unique calling and purpose in our lives.
     
    Luke 5:1-11
     
    1. The Description of our Calling
    2. The Development of our Calling
    3. The Direction of our Calling
  • Aug 13, 2017Work Well
    Aug 13, 2017
    Work Well
    The Bible commands us to work well if we would want to be blessed by God with the work of our hands.  It is conditional
     
    Ephesians 6:5-9
     
    Dependability and Responsibility
    Honesty and Integrity
    Dedication and Productivity
    Self-Motivated and Appreciation for the Job
    Accountability and Humilty
     
  • Aug 6, 2017Work Matters
    Aug 6, 2017
    Work Matters
    Colossians 3:23-24

Mar 19, 2017
Jesus
The making is in the testing
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  • Mar 19, 2017Jesus
    Mar 19, 2017
    Jesus
    The making is in the testing
  • Mar 12, 2017Elijah
    Mar 12, 2017
    Elijah
    Depression is real.  But God is more real than depression
  • Mar 5, 2017Moses
    Mar 5, 2017
    Moses
     
  • Feb 26, 2017Jacob
    Feb 26, 2017
    Jacob
     
  • Feb 19, 2017Abram
    Feb 19, 2017
    Abram
     
  • Feb 12, 2017Adam & Eve
    Feb 12, 2017
    Adam & Eve
     
  • Feb 5, 2017Encounter Introduction
    Feb 5, 2017
    Encounter Introduction
     

 

Jun 4, 2017
Apology
Apologies open the doorway to forgiveness which brings renewed life to any relationship
 
Matthew 5:21-26
There is power in properly admitting a mistake that you have done
Taking Responsibility and leave the BUT's
Embracing your mistakes allows for learning and changes
How to effectively apologize
-  Name what you did wrong.  Don't just say sorry.
-  Make it all about you
-  Inform the person that you hurt about the personal changes being made
-  Use the right attitude and language
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  • Jun 4, 2017Apology
    Jun 4, 2017
    Apology
    Apologies open the doorway to forgiveness which brings renewed life to any relationship
     
    Matthew 5:21-26
    There is power in properly admitting a mistake that you have done
    Taking Responsibility and leave the BUT's
    Embracing your mistakes allows for learning and changes
    How to effectively apologize
    -  Name what you did wrong.  Don't just say sorry.
    -  Make it all about you
    -  Inform the person that you hurt about the personal changes being made
    -  Use the right attitude and language
  • May 28, 2017Forgiveness
    May 28, 2017
    Forgiveness
    Forgiveness is a matter of the heart and may be the costliest gift to give as well the most overwhelming to receive
     
    Matthew 18:21-35
    Forgiving Heals Us
    Recognize that forgiving doesn't mean that injustice will go unpunished
    Learning to forgive is the right thing to do
    Forgiveness is costly - Jesus is our ultimate example of forgiving
    Choose to forgive
  • May 21, 2017Empathy
    May 21, 2017
    Empathy
    Empathy is the bridge between hurt and healing and is central to human connection
     
    Luke 7:36-50
    God Himself empathizes with the people He created.
    Empathy is incarnational ministry.  Jesus entered our story.
    Putting yourself in someone else's shoes.
  • May 7, 2017Boundaries
    May 7, 2017
    Boundaries
    Boundaries
     
    John 2:1-12
     
    Boundaries protects your identity by defining your relationships
       - Setting personal boundaries like Jesus
       - Jesus said no to inappropriate behavior
       - Jesus had expectations for people in need
  • Apr 30, 2017Loyalty
    Apr 30, 2017
    Loyalty
    Loyalty is one of the necessary components for your relationships to function properly
     
    1 Samuel 18:1-4 & John 13:36-38
    Loyalty...
    - does not hesitate
    - is what you do, not what you say
    - is a willing decision
    - is challenging
    - will involve sacrifice
    - will be rewarded 
  • Apr 23, 2017The Gifts of Creation
    Apr 23, 2017
    The Gifts of Creation
    The Gifts of Creation
        - God Himself - Gen. 1:27 "In His own image"
        - Creation- Gen. 1:28-31 - "God Bless them"
        - Relationships - Gen. 2:18-25 – “were both naked and were not ashamed"
    God Values Relationships
    Relationships are God given gifts
 

Sep 17, 2017
Say no to Revenge
Series: Set Apart
1 Peter 2:13-25
 
It is forgiveness not revenge that will lead you to experience the grace of God in a powerful way!
 
1.  Owe no one anything except love (1 Peter 2:13-17)
2.  Refusing revenge is pleasing to God (1 Peter 2:18-22)
4.  Instead of seeking revenge, show kindness (1 Peter 2:23)
4.  Instead of seeking retaliation, forgive (1 Peter 2:24-25)
WatchNotesDownloadDateTitle
  • Sep 17, 2017Say no to Revenge
    Sep 17, 2017
    Say no to Revenge
    Series: Set Apart
    1 Peter 2:13-25
     
    It is forgiveness not revenge that will lead you to experience the grace of God in a powerful way!
     
    1.  Owe no one anything except love (1 Peter 2:13-17)
    2.  Refusing revenge is pleasing to God (1 Peter 2:18-22)
    4.  Instead of seeking revenge, show kindness (1 Peter 2:23)
    4.  Instead of seeking retaliation, forgive (1 Peter 2:24-25)
  • Sep 10, 2017Fighting the Right Battle
    Sep 10, 2017
    Fighting the Right Battle
    Series: Set Apart
    If you want to act holy, you have to learn to think holy
     
    1 Peter 1:13-2:12
     
    What it means to be holy or how to be holy (1 Peter 1:13-25)
    To be holy, you must prepare your mind for action (1 Peter 1:13)
    To be holy, you must think differently. (1 Peter 1:14-16
    To be holy, you must learn to concentrate on God rather than your own efforts. (1 Peter 1:17-21)
     
    Going deeper by doing the basics over and over again. (1 Peter 2:1-12)
    Read the Bible (1 Peter 1:22-25)
    Understands Jesus Role in your life (1 Peter 1:1-8)
    Declare God’s praise
    Identify with God’s people (1 Peter 2:9-10)
    Avoid sinful situations (1 Peter 2:11-12)
  • Sep 3, 2017Born for a Purpose
    Sep 3, 2017
    Born for a Purpose
    Series: Set Apart
    1 Peter 1:1-12
     
    The Church is not created out of its own action; it doesn't choose itself; does not separate itself, does not send itself - the Church is a work of God!
     
    The Foundation our Our Salvation
    The Assurance of Our Salvation
    The Joy of Our Salvation
    The Old Testament Prophets and Our Salvation

Jul 16, 2017
McFarland USA
Series: God on Film
We are all looking to find opportunities to live better lives
 
Romans 8:26-39
 
1.  God has confidence in you because He understands you completely
 
2.  God has confidence in you because He sees you differently
 
3.  God has confidence in you because He loves you perfectly 
WatchNotesDownloadDateTitle
  • Jul 16, 2017McFarland USA
    Jul 16, 2017
    McFarland USA
    Series: God on Film
    We are all looking to find opportunities to live better lives
     
    Romans 8:26-39
     
    1.  God has confidence in you because He understands you completely
     
    2.  God has confidence in you because He sees you differently
     
    3.  God has confidence in you because He loves you perfectly 
  • Jul 9, 2017The LEGO Movie
    Jul 9, 2017
    The LEGO Movie
    Series: God on Film
    God is not concerned about sin.  HE cares about you!
     
    Psalm 103:8-19
     
    1.  The realization
    2.  Legalistic living
    3.  Grace Filled Living
  • Jul 2, 2017Maleficent
    Jul 2, 2017
    Maleficent
    Series: God on Film
    Sin isn’t here for a moment and then gone. No, sin is so evil that it leaves its lasting trajectory behind.
     
    James 1:14-17
     
    1. The human world vs the Moors world
    2. Sin is awful, unbearably awful. Sin is evil, horrifyingly evil because sin begets sin.
    3. Love has the power to break the curse of sin!