Jan 12, 2020
Worshiping the True God Truly
In this sermon we look at the second command which forbids the use of idols.  We discover this command means we should not use idols to worship false gods and we should not use idols to worship the true God.  We also talk about how Jesus is the image of the invisible God and how this relates to the second command.
 
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  • Jan 12, 2020Worshiping the True God Truly
    Jan 12, 2020
    Worshiping the True God Truly
    In this sermon we look at the second command which forbids the use of idols.  We discover this command means we should not use idols to worship false gods and we should not use idols to worship the true God.  We also talk about how Jesus is the image of the invisible God and how this relates to the second command.
     
  • Jan 5, 2020No Other Gods
    Jan 5, 2020
    No Other Gods
     
    In this sermon, we look at the first commandment which is foundational to the other nine.  We discover several important truths about God: He is a speaking, active, exclusive, and gracious God.  We also discover two extremes we should avoid when we think about the role of the law in the life of a Christian.
  • Dec 29, 2019A New Life for a New Year
    Dec 29, 2019
    A New Life for a New Year
    Series: Specials
  • Dec 22, 2019God Speaks
    Dec 22, 2019
    God Speaks
     
    If God speaks, how do I respond?
  • Dec 15, 2019I am the Servant
    Dec 15, 2019
    I am the Servant
     
    In this sermon we look at three responses from Mary as she learns about the birth of Jesus.  We see her progression of faith, and we discover why we should follow her example. 
  • Dec 8, 2019Born of the Virgin Mary
    Dec 8, 2019
    Born of the Virgin Mary
    In this sermon we focus on the fundamental belief that Jesus was born of a virgin.  We talk about the miracle of the birth, the bigger picture of the birth, and the significance.
  • Dec 1, 2019The Word Became Flesh
    Dec 1, 2019
    The Word Became Flesh
     
    In this sermon we consider the wonderful mystery of the incarnation.  The Bible teaches the Son of God is fully God and yet He also became a man.  We consider what this means for us and why we should marvel at this great miracle.
  • Nov 25, 2019Thanksgiving
    Nov 25, 2019
    Thanksgiving
    Series: Specials
    In this sermon we look at thanksgiving from a Christian perspective.  We discover why we should be thankful, and how Christian thanksgiving is distinct.
  • Nov 17, 2019Finding Joy Thru Contentment
    Nov 17, 2019
    Finding Joy Thru Contentment
    In the final sermon in this series through Philippians, we discover one of the ways we experience joy in life is through learning to be content.  We talk about being content in the good and bad times.  Also, we discover the secret to contentment.
  • Nov 10, 2019Finding Joy thru Finding Peace
    Nov 10, 2019
    Finding Joy thru Finding Peace
    In this sermon we talk about how peace is possible even though we live in a chaotic world.  We discover how we can experience peace with others, peace with life, peace within, and peace with God.   
  • Nov 3, 2019Finding Joy Thru Following the Right Path
    Nov 3, 2019
    Finding Joy Thru Following the Right Path
    In this sermon, we discover one key for experiencing joy is recognizing there are ultimately two paths in life.  We learn about these two paths, and we are encouraged to follow the right path that leads to joy and life. 
  • Oct 27, 2019Finding Joy Thru Pressing On
    Oct 27, 2019
    Finding Joy Thru Pressing On
    In this sermon, we talk about pressing on in the Christian faith. We explore what this means, why we should be motivated to persevere, and how we can press on so that we experience joy.
  • Oct 20, 2019Finding Joy Thru Knowing Christ
    Oct 20, 2019
    Finding Joy Thru Knowing Christ
    We look at this important passage of Scripture and talk about the heart of the Christian faith, knowing Christ.  While we are familiar with the language of “knowing Jesus” or “having a relationship with Jesus,” in this sermon we consider what it means to know Christ according to God’s Word.  
  • Oct 13, 2019Finding Joy Thru Ministry
    Oct 13, 2019
    Finding Joy Thru Ministry
     
    In this sermon, we discover several principles about Christian ministry.  We talk about how we are all called to be involved in ministry, and how there is joy in serving others.
  • Oct 6, 2019Finding Joy Thru Obedience
    Oct 6, 2019
    Finding Joy Thru Obedience

    In this sermon we discover that obedience is important for experiencing joy.  We learn that we should obey with God in mind, with the world in mind, and with each other in mind.

  • Sep 29, 2019Finding Joy Thru Humility
    Sep 29, 2019
    Finding Joy Thru Humility
     
    In this classic text, we have one command: “have this mind in you.”  We are called to develop the mindset of Christ which was marked by humility.  We discover several keys for developing the humble mindset of Christ that leads to true joy.
  • Sep 22, 2019Finding Joy Thru Unity
    Sep 22, 2019
    Finding Joy Thru Unity
    Philippians 2:1-5 In this sermon we discover one key for experiencing joy in this life is to experience unity.  We look at several key elements of unity.
  • Sep 15, 2019Finding Joy Thru Living Worthy
    Sep 15, 2019
    Finding Joy Thru Living Worthy
    Philippians 1:27-30 In this sermon we learn that living worthy is an important part of experiencing joy in this life.  We look at three keys for living worthy: standing, striving, and not being scared.
  • Sep 8, 2019Finding Joy Thru Purpose
    Sep 8, 2019
    Finding Joy Thru Purpose
    Philippians 1:12-26
    In this sermon we discover we can experience authentic joy in this life if we have the right purpose for living.  We learn we need a purpose bigger than our circumstances, our pride, ourselves, and even life.  We are encouraged to embrace Paul’s purpose statement: to live is Christ and to die is gain.
  • Sep 1, 2019Finding Joy Thru Partnership
    Sep 1, 2019
    Finding Joy Thru Partnership
     
    The purpose of this letter is to thank the Philippian church for their partnership in the gospel.  We are reminded the Christian faith is not intended to be practiced in isolation.  We can experience genuine joy when we develop healthy partnerships.  We discover key characteristics of relationships that bring joy.