Season Epiphany

The Lord Prepares Humble Men In His Service

Monday February 11, 2019 Text: Luke 5:1-11 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 5:1-11

What Christ seeks in those He calls is a heart of true humility. A heart which above all recognizes its own sin. Such a heart Christ will prepare for His work.

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God’s Great Grace To A People In Great Need

Monday February 4, 2019 Text: Luke 4:31-44 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 4:31-44

This section of Luke shows us both the great need of the people and Christ's untiring dedication to shower those in need with the gifts of God. The most important need being the preaching of the gospel and the forgiveness of sins.

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Jesus Brings Grace To Those Who Reject Him

Monday January 28, 2019 Text: Luke 4:16-30 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 4:16-30

  Let us take a moment to consider what is going on here First this is later in Jesus ministry. Luke puts it here in chapter four seemingly fairly early on in Jesus’ ministry but he does for theological reasons. Mark show us that actually it came later. After Jesus had done a lot of

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I Believe that Jesus Changed Water Into Wine

Sunday January 20, 2019 Text: John 2:1-11 Speaker: Festival: Passages: John 2:1-11

I believe that Jesus changed water into wine. Because he did this, I know that he is my gracious and loving savior. Because he did this I know he wants to fill my life with every blessing. Because He did this I know that He is leading and guiding me every day of my life, and whatever happens He will prepare me for the tasks He has given me to do.

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Anointed as our Substitute

Tuesday January 15, 2019 Text: Luke 3:15-22 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 3:15-22

The ministry of John was a ministry of baptism, calling people to repent. The ministry of Christ was one of judgment. Jesus came to separate the righteous from the unrighteous, to give life and death. It is Jesus in whom the Father is well pleased. He was anointed as our substitute. Through Him alone we receive forgiveness of sins and are not thrown away with the chaff.

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Seeking Christ

Sunday January 6, 2019 Text: Matthew 2:1-12 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Matthew 2:1-12

    They sought him with their heart The wise men sought Christ with their whole heart. It would have been very easy for them to make excuses. He is so far away. A journey like that would cost us so much money. We have work to do here. We have family to take care

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Jesus Comes To Preach

Tuesday February 6, 2018 Text: Mark 1:29-39 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / Passages: Mark 1:29-39

    Distractions Jesus was distracted from the main work He came to do, preach the gospel. Who knows what it is like to be distracted? As a pastor you want to dedicate yourself to the study of God’s word. I’d love to spend my time really doing a better job with bible class and

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He Comes With Authority

Sunday January 28, 2018 Text: Mark 1:21-28 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / Passages: Mark 1:21-28

He comes with authority to teach the truth, and to protect form all evil. How do we react to this authority? Do we rage against it like the demon? Do we live in jealousy like the scribes? Do we wander away when we get bored like the crowds? Or do we delight in the gifts He comes to bring like the disciples? Jesus comes with the authority to forgive.

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The Time Is Fullfilled

Sunday January 21, 2018 Text: Mark 1:14-20 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / Passages: Mark 1:14-21

The Kingdom of God is near; the time to repent is now. Your God calls, choose earth or heaven. The good news is the Savior is here.

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Jesus Knows You By Name

Sunday January 14, 2018 Text: John 1:43-51 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / / / / / Passages: John 1:43-51

Jesus personally seeks out Philip. He calls Nathanael by name. He knows him intimately. In this way He proves that He is the Messiah, the good shepherd who knows and cares for each sheep. Yet the true miracle isn’t that He knew what Nathaniel was doing. The greater miracle is that He would open the way to heaven for sinners.

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