Sermons

Mary Brings Hope – Luke 1:26-38, 46-55

Mary Brings Hope – Luke 1:26-38, 46-55 As we kick of this year’s advent series, we first focus on Mary the mother of Jesus. We look at how her perception of things, and how when God is involved, He can cause our perceptions to change. Also, the promises that God gives Mary. By looking at…

Kingdom Comparisons Part 2 – Matthew 13:24-30,36-50

Kingdom Comparisons Part 2 – Matthew 13:24-30,36-50 When comparing the different kingdoms that exist, we need to first recognize that there are different kingdoms. Each of us belong to one of the forces in the world. Either the forces of God, or the forces of evil. Eventually God will separate the “wheat from the chaff”…

Kingdom Comparisons Part 1 – Matthew 13:3-9,18-23,31-33

Kingdom Comparisons Part 1 – Matthew 13:3-9,18-23,31-33 How receptive we are to Jesus’ teachings is often dependent of the condition of our heart. Are our hearts calloused and closed off to any kind of change God may want to do in our life? We should hope that isn’t the caser. Do our hearts value being…

The Point Of Parables – Matthew 13:10-17,34-35,51-52

The Point Of Parables – Matthew 13:10-17,34-35,51-52 – When speaking, Jesus often does so in parables. A story that is used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson. But what is the point? Why does Jesus speak to us in this way? Today we look at why Jesus chooses to teach using parables. And, how…

Clashing Conclusions: Part 2 – Matthew 12

Clashing Conclusions: Part 2 – The Pharisees were so caught up in their religious practices and the law, they missed out on who Jesus really is. They were, in many ways, blinded by their own perceived wisdom. Amidst their insistence of following the law they lost sight of the love they should have for people….

Clashing Conclusions: Part 1 – Matthew 12

Clashing Conclusions: Part 1 – Matthew 12 During Jesus’ time on earth, many of the Pharisees and other religious leaders often came to the wrong conclusions. Be bound be their traditions they saw Jesus as a criminal for “breaking” some of the laws that they had established. Not Just viewing Him as a criminal, but…

Divine Disinterest – Matthew 11:16-30

Divine Disinterest – Matthew 11:16-30 Many people who witnessed the miracles of Jesus seemed too critical to realize who He was. We should not be of the same mind. We should not focus on merely our own perception of things, but look to Jesus for guidance and wisdom concerning our actions. Education and knowledge on…

Nicole Torres: Adventures In Missions

Adventures In Missions gives you the opportunity to make a difference in the world by growing in your faith, serving others, and making disciples of Jesus. Nicole Torres shares with us her experience with A.I.M during her own “world race” she took part in over the last 12 months. It is a wonderful time to…

Distressed By Doubts – Matthew 11:1-15

Distressed By Doubts – Matthew 11:1-15 Often times in life things do not meet our expectations. Even in the Bible several of Jesus’ followers has certain expectations for what the coming Christ would look like. When these situations arise in our own lives it can cause disappointment and uncertainty. Being doubtful or in question of…

Outreach Orientation: Reward – Matthew 10:32-42

Outreach Orientation: Reward – Matthew 10:32-42 There are many ways that God wants us to rely on Him. As we step out in faith and serve Jesus, opposition is certain. But God also tells us that we will be rewarded for our faithfulness and willingness to trust Him. In this message we will look at…