Sermons (Page 3)

Sermons (Page 3)

We Are Image Bearers

Genesis 1:26-28; Genesis 9:5-6; 1 Corinthians 11:7; 1 Corinthians 15:49; James 3:7-10 Males and females bear God’s image.What does it mean to bear God’s image?God fashioned humanity to share and exhibit His characteristics. Every life has inherent dignity. Human beings still bear God’s image despite the Fall. Dignity must be protected and cultivated. We will bear God’s image better in Heaven.

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…

Faithful Endurance in Unfavorable Circumstances

Daniel 9:24-27 God’s people can faithfully endure unfavorable circumstances because God is sovereign. We live in an uncertain age. God is sovereign. Counterfeit saviors will be terminated. Personal devotion is essential to faithfully endure unfavorable conditions. Predetermine convictions. Study God’s word. Pray. Listen for illumination.

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…

Jesus Saves

Luke 1:31 Jesus rescues from Satan’s domain. Jesus rescues from the curse. physical abnormalities death and resuscitation resurrection Jesus rescues the lost. Jesus commissioned the rescued to proclaim the Rescuer.

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…

The Historical Reliability of the Virgin Conception

Luke 1:31 The virgin conception is historically reliable The Genesis 3:15 prophecy gave a Messianic expectation from ancient history. Isaiah prophesied the greatest physical expression of God’s presence would be virgin born (Isaiah 7:14). The gospel writers authored independent claims. The locals knew Mary had an unplanned pregnancy (John 8:41). There is convincing historical evidence Jesus rose from the dead. Paul, a convert of the resurrected Christ, believed Jesus was the fulfillment of Genesis 3:15 (Galatians 4:4).

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…

Biblical Christianity

1 John 5:1-12 Are you a Christian as defined by the Bible? Christians obey God and love His children. 1 John 5:1-5 Christians believe Jesus is the authenticated Son of God. 1 John 5:6-12