Season Epiphany

Jesus Stands Alone

Tuesday February 25, 2020 Text: Matthew 17:1-9 Speaker: Festival: / Passages: Matthew 17:1-9

When they looked up they saw Jesus alone. No more mountain. No more trying to climb to God. Jesus came down to us. No more voice of the Father. No more terror in the presence of God. Instead God became man and came down to be with us. No more Moses or Elijah. The law was gone. The prophets were gone. Jesus alone stood in their place.

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God Gives Growth Into Christ

Tuesday February 18, 2020 Text: 1 corinthians 3:1-9 Speaker: Festival: Passages: 1 corinthians 3:1-9

Into Christ - From God

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The Things Freely Given to Us

Tuesday February 11, 2020 Text: 1 corinthians 2:1-12 Speaker: Festival: Passages: 1 corinthians 2:1-12

Christ and His Cross The Mysteries of God the Spirit of God

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The Wisdom of Man Divides, The Cross of Christ Unites

Tuesday February 4, 2020 Text: 1 corinthians 1:10-18 Speaker: Festival: Passages: 1 corinthians 1:10-18

We have two words in our text today: skismata which means to tear, rend, or divide and katertizo which means to mend, fix, or make perfect. Paul pleads with us to lay aside the wisdom of man which divides and rejoice instead in the foolishness of the cross of Christ which through the forgiveness of sins makes whole that that which man has torn apart.

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Jesus Calls Us To Greater Things

Sunday January 26, 2020 Text: John 1:29-42 Speaker: Festival: Passages: John 1:29-42

If left to ourselves we would never follow Christ. What he offers is not what our sinful nature desires. But the power of God draws us to Christ, and in Him we find something worth even our lives.

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Jesus Is All that We Need

Monday January 20, 2020 Text: Matthew 3:13-17 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / Passages: Matthew 3:13-17

We can’t see into heaven but we can see Jesus. We don't have his power but we have His baptism. We don’t always understand but we always have His word.

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Christ is Always Eager To Do the Father’s Will

Monday January 13, 2020 Text: Luke 2:41-52 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 2:41-52

In this text we see Jesus as the perfect human. He is what we ought to be: eager to learn the word of God, and de-lighting in the will of the Father. We have so badly failed to be and do what we should. But Christ has taken our place. He is the perfect human, so that we don’t have to be.

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The Necessity of the Cross

Tuesday March 5, 2019 Text: Luke 9:28-36 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 9:28-36

Jesus left the mountain of glory for the suffering of the cross. The cross was necessary because of our sin. It was more glorious because of His love. It is through the cross that we are glorified like Him.

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Yes, But . . .

Monday February 25, 2019 Text: Luke 6:27-38 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 6:27-38

We always have an excuse not to love and not to forgive. Jesus’ “but” is always a “but” of forgiveness and mercy. He forgives me even when I sit in arrogant judgment over another of his lambs.

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The Beatitudes are His Blessing to those Who Do not Deserve It

Monday February 18, 2019 Text: Luke 6:17-25 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 6:17-25

We are poor in spirit. We are lacking righteousness. Despite our sin Christ in His grace gives us the riches of heaven.

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