Sermons by Jared Via

Sermons by Jared Via

Vision and Mission 2021

Vision: To reach our valley with the hope that is only found in Jesus. Mission: To see every person changed by the gospel, trained in the gospel, and sent out with the gospel.  What is this partnership? What are we partnering for? Membership as a Partnership. You are not joining an organization, you are partnering with believers on a mission. Covenant Membership Provides: 1. Commitment – Linking arms together. “We’re in this mission together, I’m not going anywhere.”2. Community – You can’t be…

Well That Didn’t Go As Planned

John 14:27 A different kind of peace: To the world, peace is circumstantial. Jesus offers peace, in any circumstance!  Peace for a believer is not the absence of danger but is the presence of God. Peace is not a hallowed feeling that comes over us in church but is the supernatural fruit of a heart set deep in God and His trustworthy Word. Peace rules your day when Christ (and His Word) rules your mind, because peace comes not from…

The Promised King

Luke 1:31 3 aspects of Jesus’ coming: The miraculous way in which He came. The significance of who He would be. The incredible purpose He would fulfill. The Genealogy of JesusMatthew 1:1 PROMISE #1: 2 Samuel 7:16 Dual Fulfillment of Prophecy ”Two events, widely separated as to the time of their fulfillment, may be brought together into the scope of one prophecy. This was done because the prophet had a message for his own day as well as for a…

Assurance and Confidence

1 John 5:13-21 1. Believers can have Assurance of Salvation John’s Purposes: Who is assurance for?Assurance of salvation is for those have been truly saved. What does assurance mean?Your salvation is held eternally secure by God in Jesus Christ. What is the basis for assurance?Assurance is based on what Christ has done for you and in you. 2. Believers can have Confidence in prayer.  What is the sin that leads to death?1. A specific sin in a believer.2. Total (and final) rejection…

The Truth about Love

1 John 4:7-21 “Agape” – selfless, giving, unconditional love. It’s an action, not a feeling. The Explanation of Love – vs 1 John 4:7-10It’s not, “Because God is love, he doesn’t care about our sin.”It’s “Because God is love, he didn’t leave us in our sin.” The Demonstration of Love – vs 1 John 4:10-18 The Expectation of Love – vs 1 John 4:19-21

Sin Doesn’t Fit Anymore

1 John 3:4-10 “Does not sin” – Greek – conveys a continual ongoing action No one who is continually sinning, has seen him or known him.No one who is continually abiding in Christ can be continually sinning. True believers cannot make a continual practice of sinning because… 1. Sin is contrary to the law of God.  vs. 4  Sin is willful rebellion against God and the intentional breaking of His law. Psalm 19:7-14 “The heinousness of sin lies not so…

Guarding against Deception

1 John 2:18-27 If you knew this was the last hour of your life, how would you live? Lord please bring those I contact to a decision. I don’t want to be a milepost on the side of the road, I want to be a fork in the road, that men must turn one way or the other on seeing Christ in me. – Jim Elliot Determine the Real vs the Fake (1 John 2:18-20) Discern the Truth vs the…

The Truth about Hate

1 John 2:7-14 Commandment – 1 John 2:7-8 Condition – 1 John 2:9-11 Confirmation – 1 John 2:12-14 “Hate can be expressed in two different ways. It can be active, in that we indulge in malicious talk or injurious actions toward another. We can strike them, or beat them, or throw our garbage over their fence, or mistreat them in some way. We can attack them, we can slander them behind their back. All these are active expressions of hate,…

Confession of Sin

1 John 1:5-10 The Reality of Sin – Romans 3:23 The Result of Sin – John 10:28-29 The Remission of Sin – Proverbs 28:19, Acts 3:19-20 Confess – to agree with how God sees and what He says about our sin.