Sermons from 2017

Lessons From the Magi

Magi is the name used for Zoroastrian priests from ancient Media and Persia. These are followers… even leaders of another faith. What we find in Matthew 2:1-15 is the story of several magi traveling to see the new king of the Jews. They are likely not looking for a Messiah King. They don’t begin by…

Atonement in a Manger

Hebrews 2:14  Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might break the power of him who holds the power of death—that is, the devil— 15 and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death. 16 For…

Good News From the Fields

Luke 2:8 (KJV) And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. 10 And the angel said unto them,…

Youth Sunday Sermon

When you experience the truth for the first time it comes at you like a person experiencing color for the first time. When this happens, we need to recognize that this is the voice of God speaking to us, and when God speaks, it’s a call to action to be a splash of color in…

MAKING AN ENTRANCE

This morning when you awakened, did you think about where you are, who you are, and who God is? You may have been thinking about your morning coffee and a hot shower and a good breakfast. Those things are nice, but they don’t really set-the-tone for you day.

Our scripture for this message is… Psalm…

Stand Watch on the Wall

John 4:35 Don’t you have a saying, ‘It’s still four months until harvest’? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest. 36 Even now the one who reaps draws a wage and harvests a crop for eternal life, so that the sower and the reaper may be…

Who Do You Say Jesus Is ?

One day Jesus asked His disciples who people were saying that He was. Some of the people thought He was Elijah or Jeremiah or John the Baptist coming back to them.

The world has always had different views of who Jesus is. Even the Muslim faith regards Jesus as “a” prophet (not “the” Messiah). The…

The Master’s Love

In the one-chapter book of Philemon, Paul wrote a letter to a slave-owner. The man’s runaway slave had come into contact with Paul and was saved. Philemon was already a friend of Paul and a strong believer. This letter from Paul can teach us something about being a friend to someone who is undeserving and…