SERMON ARCHIVE



SERMONS BY SERIES


SERMON ARCHIVE

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Leave the Light On
It seems from today’s verses in Ephesians, as those included IN CHRIST—through faith in him, and in his death and resurrection—we need to be “Motel 6” type people. Included ones are called to leave the light of God on in our lives. Read verse 8 ...
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The Life of Reflection
Merely, we all at some point were hopeless, in bondage to disease, destructive patterns of living, and death was the end.  We were all once excluded, but because of Jesus, we are included, no longer in bondage, but enabled to experience health, freedom, constructive patterns ...
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You Can Grow
Today, we are going to explore the calling and empowerment for growing up into all God designed us to be. We’re going to talk about change and how change can happen in your life ...
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You Matter In The Mix
This week, as we step into the next part of Ephesians 4, Paul carries another important theme over from verses 1-6. It’s the theme of unity. This is a critical value for the included ones ...
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Sanctity of Life
The topic of abortion is a divisive one. But, it's one the church must engage in to be a light in our culture. Is this a political issue or a spiritual one? How do we bring grace, compassion and truth into this topic? How do ...
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Living Our Calling
In Paul’s letter he has been reminding us of the Truth of our salvation and what that means: that we’re now heirs, by grace and that we are the INCLUDED. Now, he moves in his letter to reveal to us what that means in practicality ...
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Understanding Your Standing
Now, Ephesians 1-3 describes the firm foundation of a Christian’s standing in Christ, and then Ephesians 4-6 describes the Christian’s walking IN CHRIST. You have to understand your standing before you can effectively do your walking. Understanding your standing impacts your walking! ...
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The "Jesus Home"
In our text today, I want you to ride along with me as we go and tour some homes. As we tour, we are going to watch people choose to reject the home Jesus provides and stay put in the house of status quo. In ...
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Home For Christmas
All month long, as a church, we’ve been talking about the advantages of coming home for Christmas: not just physically coming home to be with family and friends, but spiritually coming home to God through faith in Jesus ...
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The Son Brings You Home to the Father
Today we come to the finale of our series. Today I want to talk about the One…the only One who makes coming home to God possible. He’s the One who unlocks all these advantages and makes available to us. They are only possible because Jesus ...
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Home Brings Empowerment
When we come home to a relationship with God that comes with all sorts of advantages as well. Phil highlighted the benefit of the community with God and his followers. Dillon, last week, talked about the foundation that a relationship with God provides through his ...
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Home is built on a Firm Foundation
Today we are going to shift gears a little bit and talk about how coming S04 Home for Christmas means coming home to a strong foundation in God’s Word. We are going to talk about the Bible as the preservation of God’s word; we are ...
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Home Brings Community
Today we begin a new series of messages designed to tune our hearts to the profound significance of the Christmas season. It’s our hope to cut through the glitz and commercialism of the season and refresh ourselves in the significance of Christmas…not just during the ...
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The Infusion The Included Need
let me invite you to keep a couple things in mind. Paul’s prayer opens our eyes to what God is eager and willing to do in us and through us, but also what he is capable of doing. It’s good to understand both. Paul’s prayer ...
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God intends the included to tell others
As an Apostle Paul was a steward, appointed by God to be a voice piece of the riches of Christ to all humankind, especially the non-Jewish people in the regions he traveled. And he was the steward of what he called a “mystery of Christ." ...
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The Consequence of Being Included
God’s grand purpose is that all things in heaven and earth become included in Christ. One commentator put it this way, "Christ came into the world, ultimately, to reunite, to head up again, in Himself all things both in heaven and in earth" (pg 152) ...
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The Included Were Rescued
Before we were Included in Christ we were essentially walking dead people, zombies of sorts. Men and women looking like we were alive on the outside, but inside there was only death and decay. We were trapped in bondage to our natural, godless way of ...
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The Included Need Deeper Awareness of these Four Realities
Being “in Christ” has tremendous, life-changing implications for those who believe in Jesus. Last week learned being “In Christ” means the believer becomes the recipient of blessings like being holy and blameless in God’s sight, being adopted as God’s very own child, and being sealed ...
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What It Means To Be Included
In my experience in talking with people over the years, I have observed a very common struggle to do what that verse calls us to do—to throw off everything that hinders and entangles. And most of the time the struggle to “throw off” what needs ...
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Legacy Principles
This Sunday we had some guests share and encourage us with what God is doing in the world through the Gideon International Ministry and WIlliam Jessup University. We as believers have an opportunity to live lives that exemplify the gospel and pass it down to ...
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Generosity inspired By God’s Greatness
What we’re about to see is David’s generosity serves as a catalyst for the generosity of the people. It reminds us of an important principle of leadership. If leaders are not on board, the effort can’t take place, nor should it take place ...
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The Enemies of Stewardship
Jesus knows that our money management practices are actually a measure of spiritual health. Jesus puts it so plainly: “Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”- Matthew 6:21 Clearly, the way we handle our money is essential to Jesus. Yet two things ...
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Spending Speaks
In the Bible, there are hundreds of verses that talk directly or indirectly about money, and possessions, and how God’s people are to use them. The sheer enormity of the Bible’s teaching on this subject screams for our attention. It might shock you, but more ...
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You’re Part of a Much Bigger Thing
Today, I’m fulfilling a promise to you. Today I am starting a new series that I cued you up for a couple of times last spring. I shared with you the dilemma we’re facing as a church It’s a dilemma of a growing shortage of ...
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