SERMON ARCHIVE



SERMONS BY SERIES


SERMON ARCHIVE

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The Commitment Choice
if you are a Jesus follower, meekness is not optional. Let me demonstrate to you what I mean. Meek in greek is praeis, which carries different levels of meaning. On the surface, it can mean mild or humble. But there’s a deeper meaning to this ...
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The Hope Choice
That gets us to the second choice in our series. The second choice is in Jesus' second Beatitude. Look at Matthew 5:4. 4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. The second choice is the hope choice. It is the choice to earnestly ...
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The Reality Choice
One of the games that really stressed me out was Whack-a-Mole. Does anybody remember this game? Whack-a-Mole. In Whack-a-Mole these moles pop up out of holes. You take a rubber club, and you try to knock the moles back down. As soon as you slam ...
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Illuminate The Dark
Throughout history, the Israelites and Christians have endured the darkness of this world through persecution from governments, wars, plagues, famines, the list goes on and on about the level of darkness in this world. I mean it’s no different today. We have people in our ...
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Christmas Eve // Christmas Unveiled
The culmination of our Christmas Series is here! The true meaning of Christmas is unveiled in the person of Jesus Christ. Join us as our worship team and pastors join together in song and conversation looking at what the hope of Jesus means in our ...
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Love Unveiled
As we unveil Christmas, today we will be unwrapping the advent of love. I cannot think of a more misconstrued topic. There is a lot of confusion out there today as to what love is. Some say love is a feeling, an emotion that rises ...
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Joy In The Muck
Joy is a feeling called forth by well-being, success, or good fortune. A person automatically experiences it because of certain favorable circumstances. It cannot be commanded. Joy includes happiness, contentment, satisfaction but is not limited to those things. On the other hand, Joy as an ...
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The Peace of Christmas
Today we light the second candle: the Candle of Peace. It’s amazing the power that that little, five-letter word carries. It’s something that everyone longs for because we live in a world that desperately needs it! ...
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Nevertheless Hope!
Life is full of winter seasons and challenges; nevertheless hope! What an amazing concept. It stands in this text as a signal of grace! It broke into their hopelessness with a promise of mercy! It declared God’s committed love for his people then and it ...
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Thanksgiving for giving
This Thanksgiving week we have the perfect opportunity to practice thanksgiving and model it for those in our lives. The scripture is filled with instructions to be thankful and filled with examples of great men and women of God being thankful and expressing that in ...
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Peace in an Anxious world
This week, we come to a passage that is really heavy on application. If you are the kind of person that likes to come to Church on Sunday morning and just wants to be told what to do, this is the Sunday for you. If ...
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Forgetful Pursuit
Paul’s radical transformation from religious zealot who could out perform any other person in action and knowledge may cause us to think that Paul has figured it all out. That, Paul, somehow has an advantage, that he has reached some type of Utopic spirituality, where ...
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Jesus Plus Is A Minus
Some of you may have noticed that when our hearts are at peace with God and at peace with key relationships in our lives, we can navigate the stresses of life much, much better. Staying heart connected with Jesus and with one-another provides the needed ...
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The Aroma of Humility
The crazy culture that the Philippians faced is similar to the crazy culture we face today. A culture torn apart by conceit, pride, and selfishness. Paul calls/commands the Christians to change their ways and conduct of living to not reflect the world in all its ...
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Healthy Relationships Through Humility
Now, as we get started today, consider with me for a moment the opposite of humility. That is, pride! Have you ever noticed that pride is a sin that always divides people? Other sins bring people together for a time, as in the case of ...
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Humility In Harmony
In this section of the letter, Paul shifts his focus off his introductory comments about himself and instructs those reading this letter. In making this transition from him to us, Paul uses the word Monon. The Greek word monon refers to the exclusivity of the ...
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Nothing Wasted
At first glance, from the outside looking in, it seems like everything has gone wrong in Paul's life: God’s man is in jail, his ministry is shot, he may be executed. But that’s not what God sees. God sees circumstances that are bursting with opportunity ...
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Developing a God-glorifying Life in a Crazy Culture
Would you like your life to honor and glorify God? You’re here today, so I would bet that every one of you in this room this morning wants that. We don’t want our lives to bring disgrace to God, we don’t get up every morning ...
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Unfinished
The responsibility in finishing the work which Christ began in you is indeed Jesus Christ’s. However, the work of completing Christ’s Great Commission has been given to us! We go, we make disciples, and we teach them all we’ve learned from Christ, and then Jesus ...
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Readiness
Today, I want to talk further about what it means to be ready and willing to grab a corner of the mat for those God brings into the orbits of your lives at home, at work, at school, on the sports field, or the sidelines; ...
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Our Responsibility To Our Community
Today, I want to refresh us in what our calling is to our immediate foothill region. We’ve talked Nations and Global the last few weeks…but, today I want to talk about our local priorities—the heart we are to have and the responsibility we have to ...
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Missions Q & A
This week we have an opportunity to chat with our very own Foothills Church mission couple.  We are looking forward to hearing what God is doing through them overseas.  The sermon video will only be posted online for two days so don't put off watching ...
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We Are Part of a Global Alliance
I want to let you know or remind you that our church here in these foothills is part of a much bigger alliance. We are part of global movement of churches called The Alliance—the Christian and Missionary Alliance. Today I want to spend our time ...
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The Purpose and Mission of the Church
This morning we start with the Church. What is the church? What is the makeup and Nature of the Church? What is the purpose of the Church? Why are we here and why are we doing the things that we do? Are we doing it ...
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