Sermons

Hope’s Hero – Psalm 146:3-10

Hope’s Hero – Psalm 146:3-10 Hope is something we all have in common. It is the desire and the idea that something better is coming. The expectation of a coming King based on the ministry of the prophets in the Old Testament. Not just an eternal hope, a hope for what is to come on…

Access For Anything – 1 John 5:14-21

Access For Anything – 1 John 5:14-21 In our final sermon in our series on love, we talk about prayer. When we are to prayer for others, and perhaps when God might want us to pray for them in a different way. We are led by love in all things. That fact should be recognizable…

In Review – 1st John

In Review– 1st John. We review what we’ve gone through so far in 1st John. Evaluation of the different ways we experience and convey God’s love is important. And that those differences, and uncomfortable feelings are not a bad thing. Us being challenged with the different ways God’s love is shown in people’s lives is…

Family Features – 1 John 5:1-13

Family Features – 1 John 5:1-13 What are some of the features we should have as part of the family of God? Here we learn what keeping God’s commandments looks like as a Christian. And how we can walk away as conquerors. God’s word is greater than that of man, because of this we should…

Corollaries Of Complete Love – 1 John 4:17-21

Corollaries Of Complete Love – 1 John 4:17-21 Our sin nature and difficult circumstances can cause us to wrongly fear God’s anger or disapproval. We should not live with fear. God has made it possible for His love to flow through those that believe on Jesus. If we are experiencing God’s love, and are living…

The Spectacle Of Selfless Sacrifice – 1 John 4:7-16

The Spectacle Of Selfless Sacrifice – 1 John 4:7-16 How can we be a conduit for God’s love? If we are to be a vessel for others to experience God’s love through, certain condition must be met. Today we look at the sacrificial side of God’s love. And, how we can partake and share it…

Discerning Dependable Direction – 1 John 3:24-4:6

Discerning Dependable Direction – 1 John 3:24-4:6 How do we discern whether something is from God or not? Today we dive in to Discernment, and some of the deceptions used by false messengers. We should take action as Christians to test what we hear and are taught, against the Bible. In doing so, we grow…

Litmuses For Love – 1 John 3:16-23

Litmuses For Love – 1 John 3:16-23 Loving each other takes effort and intention. In this message we look at the affect God’s love has in our life. And, how we can see that love impact the lives of those around us. We grow closer to God as we learn to align our desires, and…

Getting To Know Garry

Getting To Know Garry – Today we hear from Garry who will be joining the staff here at MVBC. Join us as we get to know Garry as he shares the different ministries God has used him in over the years. As well as the ups and down of life, and how God lead him…

Assessing Our Affiliation – 1 John 3:10-15

Assessing Our Affiliation – 1 John 3:10-15 In general, our lives will be more closely associated with the love and justice of God or the accusations of the devil. We will exhibit the worship of Abel or the violence and bitterness of Cain. We will infuse life through encouragement and mutual understanding or inflict death…