Galatians: SOAR! Faith Without Limits "The Gospel, Grace, Freedom"
I want to start this message by asking us to stand as we read the words from our passage today… Galatians 2:15-21 15 “We are Jews by nature and not sinners from among the Gentiles; 16 nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have…
Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 85 views
Peter describes believers in light of Christ, the cornerstone. He describes us as living stones being set next to the cornerstone, forming a Spiritual house, as well as a priesthood of believers. These truths speak to how each believer should be singularly (Christ-Centered) and dependently (Christ-Dependent) serving God. The context that service for God is principally is being transformed into his holy priesthood (1 Peter 2:5) and declaring the riches and mercies that are found in Christ (1 Peter 2:9). The building up that is found in God working through the scriptures to establish us as His Holy, Royal Priesthood, a temple set apart for him. (1 Peter 2:2)
Daniel Scheiderer • Sermon • • 64 views
“Our hearts are restless till they find rest in Thee.” So says the great Saint Augustine in the opening to his beautiful autobiography, The Confessions . We immediately recognize this reality, that our hearts and lives are filled with restlessness and the world around us seems to be as well. It seeks…
God's will; It's for you Series
James Rogers • Sermon • • 48 views • 37:05
God’s will, its good for you God’s will it’s for you; it can by known by you so that you can apply God’s good and perfect will (Rom12:2). 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable…
During the seven weeks of Easter, our focus on the completed work of Christ and His Resurrection gives way to a focus on the Holy Spirit and His ongoing work in the Church. Of course we can’t completely isolate the things that God does to one Person of the Trinity only, yet it is proper to ascribe the…
The Miracles of Jesus in the Gospel Of John
Pastor Randy Bradley • Randy Bradley • Sermon • • 18 views • 26:12
God works in our lives every day. He does this both in miracles and mundane things. We need to notice the works of God in our lives and let it grow our faith in Him.
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 18 views
God used a mean-spirited meme on social media to give Crystal Hodges an opportunity to help others discover real beauty in their lives. Crystal has a birthmark that covers half of her face. Though it never bothered her growing up, and she was never been made to feel different by friends or family, a…
Christmas in the Psalms
Psalm 97 communicates the almighty, uncontested reign of God. This morning we consider the paradoxical nature of the incarnation in light of the truths in Psalm 97 and consider why Jesus cam as a man.
He Dwelt Among Us: Exposition of the Gospel of John
Through the act of healing the physical blindness of man, Jesus demonstrates to his disciples the realities of our life’s circumstances. Through the circumstances of a blind man’s life, we will see 3 realities of the circumstances of life.
How can you call yourself a Christian when you live like that? When I was in the Army, I met many different people from various areas, ethnicities, cultures, and religious backgrounds. I was surprised one day to come in from working on my tanker to find a large group engaged in an intense religious discussion.…
Jeremy Robinson • Sermon • • 7 views
We all long for Home What defines HOME? Where you would want to be buried? Where you grew up? Where you live right now? Where you spent most of your time? The Music we listen to may be helpful: In 1982, Bruce Springsteen recorded a song called “My Father’s House” It is a slow, melodic song about searching…
Philip Dakota Melton • Sermon • • 7 views
Ephesians. 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them. Remember what the Bible says about the Church... so that through the church the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known to the rulers and authorities in…
One of the most important things for us to remember is that we are not called because of our skill, merit, or worthiness. As we go through the rest of the book we learn that God chooses to use the unqualified for His purpose and glory. We are chosen as the foolish, weak, base, and despised. Why? Because the incredible power of God makes us useful. He has a plan and purpose for our lives.
James: Practical Christianity
Daniel L. Arter • Sermon • • 4 views
Introduction Good evening everyone, I hope you have had a great week so far. I know that some states have already started reopening; Pennsylvania has started to allow some businesses to reopen, which means that hopefully we can start getting back to normal life within the next month or so. I’m only mentioning…
Verse by Verse Study of the Gospel of John
Anthony Castillo Miranda • Sermon • • 2 views
HOOK Yesterday right here at “The Message”, we looked into the escalating conflict between Jesus and the Pharisees From the first part of the pericope— or the narrative of what happened., we learned a couple of things: I AM CHOSEN TO BECOME LIKE JESUS [not to be God] MY ETERNAL LIFE IS SECURED IN JESUS…
Daryl Parsons • Sermon • • 2 views
BEHOLD! Behold The Love Of Jesus “Or do you think that I cannot appeal to My Father, and He will at once put at My disposal more than twelve legions of angels? Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. So the Jews were saying, “See how He loved him!” There was reclining on Jesus’ bosom one of…
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 2 views
The power unleashed by a thunderstorm inspires awe and wonder. A storm on the planet Saturn has astronomers marveling at the power being unleashed in the heavens. The storm, known as a Great White Spot, first appeared as a tiny white dot in the planet’s atmosphere in December 2010. A few weeks later,…
Do you want to experience God’s love? Jesus embodies God’s love in his birth, death and resurrection. 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was…