Sermons

Sermons

Faith is Demonstrated by our Response to Temptation

Sin will take you further than you wanted to go, keep you longer than you wanted to stay, cost you more than you wanted to pay. Message taken from James 1:13-18 1. The Truth about Temptation:  We are responsible.   2. The Process of Temptation: Temptation is the enticement to fulfill a God-given desire in a God-forbidden way. Desire Deception Disobedience Death 3. The Result of Temptation:  Sin is deceitful Sin is devastating Sin is deadly How can we resist temptation and…

Faith is demonstrated by our response to trials

Message taken from James 1:2-12. What are Trials? Trials: adversity, affliction or trouble: sent or allowed by God that serve to test or prove one’s character, faith and holiness.  There are two facts about Trials: 1. They are coming:  1 Peter 4:12-13 2. They come in various kinds: financial, relational, physical, emotional, spiritual, professional Why do they come? 1. They reveal our heart 2. They test and strengthen our faith 3. They produce character How can we rejoice in them?…

Public Faith

Public Faith means making our faith more than a private matter.  Jesus warned the Jews about how the Pharisees made a show of religion and were hypocrites. We’re talking about authentically living out our faith. We must demonstrate our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ… By humility (1a) By mobility (1b)

Three Most Important Events in History

Rick Via, speaking from Philippians 2:5-11 1. Crucifixion The crucifixion shows us: The condition of the human heart The compassion of God’s heart 2. Resurrection The greatest event in human history 3. Exaltation One day every knee will bow and every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord.

All Because of Jesus

PLEASE FORGIVE THE AUDIO QUALITY…WE EXPERIENCED TECHNICAL ISSUES WITH THE RECORDING Jared Via speaking from Hebrews 10:19-25. Our Response: to the work of Christ Draw Near 3 things you can know for certain: Your sins are forgiven (Ps. 103:12) Your salvation is secure (John 10:28-30) You have access to the Father (Eph. 2:18) Assurance is never based on our works, but on His! Hold Fast Our hope is founded on the faithfulness of God Our Responsibility: to one another.  Stir Up…