GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 1,599 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease In May of 1972 deacons from Baptist churches throughout Virginia gathered for a special conference dealing with the work of the deacon. The leader noted a number of women in the crowd. He welcomed them as wives of the deacons. He was quickly set straight when it was pointed out…
Jesus the Game Changer National Campaign
Rev Stephen Thomas • Sermon • • 1,003 views • 30:45
All people are equal If you went to a large gathering of people, say in a shopping centre or at a sports event, and asked people randomly if they believe everybody is of equal value and worth, my suggestion is that you will find very few people who would disagree with that idea. It is a foundational…
Jesus the Game Changer National Campaign
Rev Stephen Thomas • Sermon • • 843 views • 35:58
Jesus the Game Changer National Campaign Sermon Outline for Week 3 Be a Women or Child in Ancient Times - No Thanks! In modern western nations, it is very hard to grasp what it was like to be a woman, or the place of children at the time of Jesus. There are still struggles for women to gain parity in…
Introduction: We are still in our series “Only Human” and we have been asking the question “What does it mean to be human.” This is a crucial question. How we answer this question personally, socially, and politically will determine the course of our lives. And there is no place where this question is…
Introduction Genesis 2:15-25 The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it. And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, “You may surely eat of every tree of the garden, but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat…
Conduct worthy of Gospel Paul has just finished telling the church to conduct themselves worthy of the Gospel (Php1:27-30) 27 Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit,…
Floyd Knight • Sermon • • 76 views
This sermon explores why the faulty exegesis and hermeneutic principles of the Restoration Movement and the earlier founders like the Campbells and 2nd generational leaders like David Lipscomb lead them to faulty conclusions regarding what was a Biblical essential and what was not: God's horizontal reconciliation of humanity for which slavery, racism, ethnocentrism were violations. I list five exegetical and hermeneutical fallacies they held that led them to make heretical claims.
A Christian response to racial division
The verse all of us knows is John 3:16 which reads. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God - the creator of all things. So loved - had such a great affection for the world - all of the world, the land, the…
Harmony of the Gospels
1 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. 2 After agreeing with the workers on one denarius, he sent them into his vineyard for the day. 3 When he went out about nine in the morning, he saw others standing in the marketplace doing…
In this 4th of July message, Pastor Joe outlines the radical and revolutionary beginnings to our country and how it was founded on the Biblical principles of Liberty, Responsibility, Godliness, and the Freedom to become what God intended us to be. He speaks about our Freedom – which isn’t really free, but infinitely valuable, and how, like our Founding Fathers, our hearts are to be inspired by Hope which is revealed and defined by Scripture!
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 54 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease In 1781 Sir William Herschel, the English astronomer, discovered the planet Uranus. He plotted the course that this new planet should follow, but for some mysterious reason Uranus did not follow the predicted orbit. Other astronomers checked his calculations and found no mistake.…
By The Will of God, A Study Through Ephesians
The dividing wall we spoke of last week was not just social or cultural, it was actually a wall inside the temple. A barrier to keep gentiles outside of the temple proper. Now though, we are no longer alienated, stranger or those without God. Now we are together, being built into a dwelling place for…
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 36 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease A young girl from a very wealthy family decided to write a story about poor people for her assignment in school. Her story began like this: "Once upon a time there was a poor family. The father was poor, the mother was poor, the children were poor, the butler was poor, the chauffeur…
Do you feel you have a voice? Do You feel like you have something to offer? If you are in Christ, you are to be filled with his Spirit and empowered to speak up for the wounded and to speak the story of Jesus. Pastor Aaron preaches from Acts 6:1-7.
James: Faith that Works
Today we continue our series in James, looking at chapter 2 of his letter and consider how we engage with people from all backgrounds, especially when we are gathered together as Christians in church.
God's Story in Scripture
Joel Gilbert • Sermon • • 19 views • 41:52
Paul responds to the generous gift of support from the Philippians by sharing this heartfelt and intimate letter of thanksgiving. This thank you note is also an opportunity to encourage them to joyfully continue in their faith with humility and perseverance.
Equality & Salvation
Tristram McCormack • Amboy Friends Church • Sermon • • 19 views • 37:34
Today Tristram had us look at 3 Questions: 1. If the cross/Christ are so important, why do some still reject it/Him? 2. Who can be saved? 3. As Christians what is our response to the importance of the cross?
Rev. Christian B Creyer • Sermon • • 16 views
Scripture declares that all people are equal in the sight of God, and that all are equally in need of the redemption achieved through the saving death of Jesus Christ. All believers have equal status before God, despite differences in their social standing and background.