Sermons

Role Review – Ephesians 3:1-13

Role Review. In Ephesians 3:1-13, Paul shares that God has called him to become a prisoner, a manager, and an ambassador in order to take the message of Jesus beyond the nation of Israel to every ethnic group in the world. He overcomes the bias and prejudice he has embraced as a Jewish Pharisee and…

We Are Alive – Ephesians 2:1-10

We Are Alive! Ephesians 2:1-10 reveals that we are all caught in a rut. We are spiritually dead and constantly falling short of God’s standards. But, God can restore us. He gives us a way to experience an eternal relationship with Himself and each other through faith in Jesus. When we trust in Jesus and…

Easter Extravagance

Easter extravagance may not be such a bad thing after all! In John 12:1-8, Mary pours a vial of fragrant oil worth 300 day’s wages on Jesus’ head and feet. Her excessive act of worship communicates the priceless value of Jesus and the extent to which she is willing to go to bring Him honor….

The Weight Of The World

The weight of the world presses down on Jesus’ soul at Gethsemane. Matthew 26:36-46 comforts us with the reality that God in the flesh has experienced both overwhelming sorrow and deep depression. Jesus’ example encourages us to invite our closest friends into our struggles so that they can better provide support. Finally, Jesus’ own prayers…

The Sword Of The Spirit

The Sword Of The Spirit. The Roman military conquered the world with a short 18 inch sword. God has given us His words, recorded in the Bible and directed by His Spirit, to use as both defensive and offensive tools. They can ward off spiritual attacks, counteract the enemy’s strategies, and advance God’s purposes and…

The Helmet Of Salvation

The Helmet Of Salvation. Often, the enemy attacks our heads with false doctrines, doubts, and discouragements. As a defense, God gives us the helmet of salvation. Salvation, a right standing before God that results when we trust in Jesus and His death for our sins, gives us assurance. Also, it reminds us that we are…

The Shield Of Faith

The Shield Of Faith. Next, in Ephesians 6:16 we learn that Satan loves to attack us with temptations, fears, and doubts. Also, if we trust in the integrity of God’s Word and strengthen the faith of each other, we will prevail! Now, join us for the next message in our miniseries on the “Armor of…

The Breastplate and Shoes

The Breastplate and Shoes. According to Ephesians 6:14-15, being made innocent before God by faith in Jesus and changed by the Holy Spirit protects our heart. Having God’s peace in an ever-changing world keeps our spiritual footing secure. Join us for the next message in our miniseries on the “Armor of God” taught by Kevin…

Be Strong In The Lord Part 2

Be Strong In The Lord Part 2! Ephesians 6:12-14 teaches us the importance of our stance and the truth. We stand our ground by standing on the truth. The truth is our belt. Every other piece of armor rests on it. God reveals truth through the person of Jesus Christ and His word, the Bible….

Be Strong In The Lord

Be Strong In The Lord! Ephesians 6:10-12 teaches us that being attached to Jesus is the key to spiritual survival. Satan and his forces constantly attack us with tried and true methods. However, if we rely on our God-given tools we will stay effective. Join us for a “miniseries” on the Armor of God taught…