Season Easter

Your life is the Lord’s. Rise up and live for Him.

Sunday May 5, 2024 Text: Micah 6:6-8 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Micah 6:6-8

So, what about all the violence tyrannizing college campuses? Not everyone involved has the same philosophy but one philosophy is prominent in the violence, disruption, and destruction of property. The battle cry of, “My life is my own; I will rise up for my view of justice.” It even claims some moral principles: “Every life

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Live In Jesus

Sunday April 28, 2024 Text: John 15:1-8 Speaker: Festival: Passages: John 15:1-8

In this parable Jesus teaches us that those who make use of his word grow strong in faith. Those who do not wither and die. 2 “Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; We often speak about heroes of faith, but Jesus speaks here about the opposite, anti-heroes. He speaks

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Sunday April 21, 2024 Speaker: Festival:

Only the rich can give True or false – Only the rich can give? The truth is that only those who have can give, and only those who have in abundance can give generously. What we often forget is just how rich we are. All our readings this morning reminds us of the wealth that

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Jesus In Our Midst

Sunday April 14, 2024 Text: Luke 24:36-49 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 24:36-49

36 Now as they said these things, Jesus Himself stood in the midst of them, and said to them, “Peace to you.”  Its Sunday. The people are gathered. Jesus is in their midst. He gives them his peace. He sends them out into the world. What am I describing? Am I describing our text or

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The Light Reveals The Truth

Sunday April 7, 2024 Text: John 20:19-31 Speaker: Festival: Passages: John 20:19-31

Last week we heard how the women come to the tomb early in the darkness. They leave in the glorious light of his resurrection. They come bearing the accoutrements of death. They leave with the promises of life. Similarly in our text today the disciples begin hiding in fear but in the end, leave filled

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Visiting the Empty Tomb

Sunday March 31, 2024 Text: Mark 16:1-8 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Mark 16:1-8

Last year I was reading a book and came across a quote that surprised me.  It was a quote from a second century Roman general who referred to the Jewish nation and their “tribal god.” It’s not surprising that an ancient roman would view the Lord God in such a way. Yet, it was one

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Sunday May 14, 2023 Text: 1 peter 3:13-22 Speaker: Festival: Passages: 1 peter 3:13-22

In our reading from Acts we heard Paul’s famous sermon at the Areopagus which is sometimes also called Mars Hill. This is a famous sermon. There was even a church named after this incident. This church and many others Paul’s sermon here is certainly powerful, but there is really no secret as to why it

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An Explosion of Grace

Sunday May 7, 2023 Text: John 14:1-14 Speaker: Festival: Passages: John 14:1-14

What is worrying you? What is weighing on your heart this morning? I woke in the middle of the night the other day thinking about everything I must get done before the end of the year. In my case that means that it must be finished this week. Jesus came to give us peace. He

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The Way That Was Shut Is Open

Sunday April 30, 2023 Text: John 10:1-10 Speaker: Festival: Passages: John 10:1-10

You know you are in a fairy tale when there are locked doors in the house, and you are told not to open them, or you will die. Audible had a sale on Audiobooks the other day and one of the books we got was “The Complete and Original Norwegian Folktales,” by Asbjørnsen and Moe.

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Sunday April 23, 2023 Text: Luke 24:13-35 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 24:13-35

Because of our sinfulness our eyes are often closed to the truth that Jesus walks with us every day. Through the scriptures Jesus opens our eyes to see Him, to know Him and to walk with Him.

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