Speaker Pastor Matthew Ude

The Authority to Die

Sunday April 2, 2023 Text: John 12:12-19 Speaker: Festival: Passages: John 12:12-19

Jesus rides to death. He rides with authority to serve. He rides with symbols to salvation. He rides with power to reconcile.

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Jesus Goes to war

Sunday March 26, 2023 Text: John 11:1-45 Speaker: Festival: Passages: John 11:1-45

In the last weeks we have seen how Jesus takes advantage of every opportunity. In the death of Lazarus there is another opportunity for Jesus to personally battle death. Despite the threat from the leaders of the Jews Jesus goes to call the dead to life. His fight is with death both physical and spiritual.

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Grace Brings Sight

Sunday March 19, 2023 Text: John 9:1-41 Speaker: Festival: Passages: John 9:1-41

Jesus opens the eyes of a man physically blind, but far more important is the spiritual sight He gives to us all. When we look at things from a legalistic view we think we can see but we are blind. When we view the world through the grace of God in Christ Jesus we truly see.

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Jesus, Peter and Me: Misunderstanding

Wednesday March 15, 2023 Text: John 18:1-11 Speaker: Festival: Passages: John 18:1-11

Back in 1999 “NASA lost its $125-million Mars Climate Orbiter because spacecraft engineers failed to convert from English to metric measurements” From <https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1999-oct-01-mn-17288-story.html> Misunderstandings happen all the time. They don’t usually cost us $125 million dollars but they do often cause big problems. Taking the time to check if the measurements are metric or standard

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Jesus Doesn’t Rest

Sunday March 12, 2023 Text: John 4:5-26 Speaker: Festival: Passages: John 4:5-26

Jesus came to give rest not to receive it. This rest is ours when we lay down our sins and receive Jesus.

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Saved Through Christ

Sunday March 5, 2023 Text: John 3:1-17 Speaker: Festival: Passages: John 3:1-17

In the very ancient church, the Sundays in lent were often a time to prepare initiates for baptism. Hence the lessons for these Sundays were often a review of the basic doctrines of the Christian faith. Our text this morning certainly reflects this ancient custom. There is a lot that Jesus hints at in his

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Funeral For Mildred Draeger

Saturday March 4, 2023 Text: Psalm 46:1-11 Speaker: Passages: Psalm 46:1-11

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Jesus, Peter and Me: Pride

Wednesday February 22, 2023 Text: Matthew 26:30-35 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Matthew 26:30-35

This is my daughter’s book, “Guess How Much I Love You.” The daddy bunny compares his love to many different things. I love you more than how high I can hop. I love you more than that tree. I love you more than the height of the moon. It’s a cute reminder to kids of

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Seeing Under the Surface

Sunday February 19, 2023 Text: Matthew 17:1-9 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Matthew 17:1-9

The disciples see the glory that is always with them although it is normally hidden from their sight. We too are reminded of the glory that is always present with us even if we can't always see it.

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Sunday February 12, 2023 Text: Genesis 50:22-26 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Genesis 50:22-26

In God’s Presence - In God’s Coming - In God’s Love In death Joseph displayed the same faith by which he lived. In particular he learned to grasp three of God’s most important promises. These are the same three promises we not only need to know but need to trust.

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