100314AM EBG-9 Hope .doc Grace Energized Men Finishing Hopefully in a Despairing World Titus 2:2 COM-09 GEM-R-09 100314PM As we open to Titus 2, we are considering the power of hope. When things get darkest in life, what one truth keeps folks going? It’s the word: hope. Someone once described how dependent we are as […]
030525PM LS Pledge to Lamb COMMUNION: OUR PLEDGE TO THE LAMB COM-03 EBG-08 SPC-09 This evening the song we heard the ensemble sing is a reminder of Christ’s call to those first disciples. The Pledge of Allegiance they made reflects how we are to operate as Christ’s followers today. Jesus calls men and women, boys […]
050417am Wn-12 Watch Jerusalem Watch Jerusalem Matthew 24:15-16 COM-04 NR4-32 WNS-19 When Jesus told His disciples and us about the future he built every word of it around one spot on earth. In theological circles this message (Matthew 24; Mark 13; Luke 21) is called the Olivet Discourse. Jesus framed His words about the rest […]
060319PM COR-45 DSS-16 Imperatives of Crucified Living-4 .doc Seek Things Above Imperatives of Crucified Living-4 COM-05 May I again remind you of the two sides of the coin of salvation. We could use Paul’s words from Romans—justification and sanctification. To best understand what Paul is asking us to do in Colossians let me contrast […]
070729PM EBG-13 Grace-Energized Minds .doc Grace-energized Minds: Adopted, Redeemed, and Sanctified Titus 2:5 COM-08 070819PM Communion is when we gather to honor our Lord’s command, “This do in remembrance of Me” (1 Cor. 11:24–25). The word translated “remembrance” means much more than “do this in memory of”. The word carries the idea of our present […]
100401PM Seder.doc Thursday Night Passover Communion I Corinthians 5:7 COM-10 As we open to I Corinthians 5:7 and listen as Paul speaks to a primarily gentile, New Testament church, we hear him teaching believers of all the ages of Christ’s Church that: CHRIST IS OUR PASSOVER The Passover is not merely an Old Testament Jewish […]
Since the birth of Christ’s Church, from the dark passages of the catacombs to the private chambers of homes along the streets of Roman cities across the Empire, to this gathering this morning, every believer of all the ages have shared something.
There is a tie that binds every believer to Christ and to each other. Tonight, we share that amazing connection. We have a common confession with every individual believing servant of God alive today either on earth or in Heaven.
120219PM WCC-2 Just.Regen.doc Worship Christ at Communion Series Confessing the Wonders of: Justification & Regeneration I Corinthians 11:23-26 COM-13 WCC-02 Endless thanksgiving, around the Throne, with all the redeemed of all the ages: that is what salvation prompts in the hearts of believers. Endless Thanksgiving For Our Salvation Each time we gather to celebrate communion, […]
101124PM ThanksLS.doc The Communion of The Unleavened I Corinthians 11:23-32; 5:1-13 COM-11 Today we celebrate communion as those thankful we are forgiven. When Jesus instituted the Communion we now celebrate, it was as He held the pictures of His soon to be sacrificed body and blood, and gave thanks. Forever we shall do the same […]