Michael C. Edwards • Sermon • • 905 views
LOVE OUT LOUD 13 Let brotherly love continue. 2 Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels. The New King James Version The New Revised Standard Version New Living Translation The Message The New International Version 1 Let brotherly love continue.…
Jesus Was a Radical! And we’ve tamed Him over the years to be a thoughtful cerebral man. We have chosen to see him more like a friendly traveling preacher, than the out right, world changing, paradigm shifting, crazy peaking man that He was. We read His words and say a polite “Amen” and choose not to…
Romans: The Just Shall Live by Faith
Barry G. Johnson, Sr. • Sermon • • 455 views • 42:22
1 We who are strong have an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves. 2 Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up. 3 For Christ did not please himself, but as it is written, “The reproaches of those who reproached you fell on me.” Thesis / Central…
Jesus said Therefore, whatever you want others to do for you, do also the same for them—this is the Law and the Prophets. That statement is the last sentence of a paragraph that is all about prayer. Asking God for things. Believing that God wants to give good gifts to His children. Then Jesus says that…
Outcasts - Luke: a Gospel for the Rejected
When He is invited to a meal at the home of one of the rulers of the Pharisees where individuals are jostling for social position and holding tight to oppressive traditions, Jesus compels His host and His fellow guests to take the route of humility. Listen in on this passage as Pastor Jeremy shows us how humility is the path a higher status in the Kingdom of God, where the least are given the greatest acclaim, and where those who forsake their own interests for others are granted eternal rewards.
There was in the days of Herod, the king of Judea, a certain priest named Zechariah, of the division of Abijah. And his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. They were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blamelessly. But they…
When I became a Believer, I was told that I needed to grow in my walk with Jesus. You hear about people who give their lives to God and BAM, they are like one of the disciples or something. People say that Jesus changed them, but how? For me, it seemed that there was a long list of things that I had…
Outcasts - Luke: a Gospel for the Rejected
What is the value of just one lost soul to Almighty God? While we may assume He is completely satisfied with the multitudes who have already found their hope in Him, in the Parable of the Lost Coin Jesus shows us that God actively searches for and rejoices upon finding just one sinner who has fallen from grace. Listen in and catch a glimpse of the worth of just one who is lost.
1 One day the widow of a member of the group of prophets came to Elisha and cried out, “My husband who served you is dead, and you know how he feared the Lord . But now a creditor has come, threatening to take my two sons as slaves.” 2 “What can I do to help you?” Elisha asked. “Tell me, what do you…
We want to talk about relationship health… especially as we go into the holidays. We want to be wise in our relationships. During the holidays we will either be visiting people or have people visiting us and sometimes, it can make us crazy. We have all done crazy stuff … most of the time unintentionally.…
A special message about maintaining peace and loving our neighbor during a time when the congregation was unable to gather physically due to caution over COVID-19.
It was president Donald Trump who popularized the phrase “ Fake News ” — He used the term to describe the reporting of main stream news media …during his campaign which caused wildfire of controversy… Now, regardless of how you feel about “ Fake News” it was around…way before Donald trump.. So.. What…
Vision: Seeing our Purpose Clearly
Personal Illustration: My doctor recommends that I see an optometrist. Although I use reading glasses regularly, I now realize that I need a prescription to see thinks clearly. Seeing things clearly is not just for reading and driving. Seeing things clearly is an idiom that is used in business, education,…
Luke: The Story of Jesus
How do we receive eternal life? Who is my neighbour? These were the questions Jesus was asked by an exeprt in the law, and they are questions that are still really important for us to think about toay. As we unpack Jesus' answer we see that love of neighbour is a vital response of anyone who has been impacted by God's great love for us.
There a many metaphors in English that deal with the hand. For instance, 'don't bite the hand that feeds you.' If you are benefiting from someone you don't treat them badly or you might loose the benefit. 'A bird in the hand,' it is better to look at what you have now then loose it and hope for something…
Message today is How to Change the World in One Easy Lesson. I believe Jesus wants us to change the World. Look at the sermon on the Mount. Jesus is teaching the Sermon on the Mount in Matt 5-7 . He teaches the Beatitudes: Blessed are the Poor in Spirit… those who mourn... When Jesus preached that sermon,…