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Happiness In Matthew 5, Jesus begins a sentence with the same words, “Blessed are...” eight different times. What does it mean to be blessed? It is a religious sounding word, isn’t it? It is pregnant with virtue–a stained glass sort of a word. The truth is, the Greek word simply means happy. In English,…
Make an apology for not getting a invitation to everyone concerning Mona’s party. I depended on telling people at church, because it was to be a surprise. With hurricane Florence two cancelled services and relying on word of mouth to spread the news, I failed to let everyone know the ladies were preparing…
Today Josh Shroeder shares his testimony and encourages us by ending on a reading in Ephesians. Afterwards Pastor Chase kicks off our new sermon series through James. Grab your Bible and follow along!
Today is sermon 2 from our Believe series - after this we’ll have 28 more to go! The topic this week is God is personal . Of the 4,200 religions in the world, the Judeo-Christian faith is largely unique in the fact that God reveals Himself, God is knowable, He’s near, He’s active in our lives and He…
The Generous Life
Good Morning, we are in a series on “The Generous life,: and we have been talking about a flow of Generosity… That there is inputs and outputs of Generosity.... The funnel of Generosity begins with the God’s gifts or grace towards us… A key passage is found in James chapter One.. 17 Every good gift and…
1 There was a man from Ramathaim-zophim in the hill country of Ephraim. His name was Elkanah son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, an Ephraimite. 2 He had two wives, the first named Hannah and the second Peninnah. Peninnah had children, but Hannah was childless. 3 This man would go…
Preparing the Church for the Future
12 Therefore lift your drooping hands and strengthen your weak knees, 13 and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint but rather be healed. This poetic expression, couched in Old Testament language ( Isaiah 35:3 ; Proverbs 4:26 ), is a message of encouragement.…
Intro: Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. It’s uncanny to me how our spiritual lives and spiritual growth is so effectively illustrated in our bodily lives and growth.…
3 And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; 4 and perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. 1 Therefore, having…
Like oil and water, FAITH and FEAR don't mix! You must choose to have complete faith in God's Word for your life, not wavering in fear, doubt and unbelief.
God exist as a TRINITY . When I first began to study the Bible years ago, the doctrine of the Trinity was one of the most complex problems I had to encounter. I have never fully resolved it, for it contains an aspect of mystery. Though I do not totally understand it to this day, I accept it as a revelation…