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Pastor Matt
February 4, 2018

Evil & Salvation

Evil & Salvation

We began a new sermon series this morning about being family. Those who have faith in Christ are part of the same family. To structure the series, we will look at the questions that we ask at baptism to help us think about what it means to be family. The first question is what you […]

January 21, 2018

Blessings on the Merciful and Pure in Heart

Blessings on the Merciful and Pure in Heart
January 7, 2018

#blessed?

#blessed?

What does it mean to be blessed? We began a series on the Beatitudes this morning. The Beatitudes are the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount which we find in Matthew 5-7. Matthew summarizes Jesus’ teaching with a couple of statements in chapter 4. It’s important that we understand what Jesus is saying overall […]

December 31, 2017

Acts 16

Acts 16

Acts chapter sixteen is one of the most interesting chapters in the Bible. It is the story of Paul and Silas traveling around the world starting churches, encouraging believers and telling people the good news of Jesus. So much happens in this one chapter that it is hard to keep track of at times. It’s […]

December 23, 2017

God With Us

God With Us

Matthew 2 is the story of the Magi coming to visit the child Jesus. Matthew uses the opportunity to help us see the difference between Herod and the Magi. Herod is a Jewish insider who is not interested in anyone else being king. The Magi are outsiders who recognize Jesus as King. Download Study Guide […]

December 10, 2017

Joy Comes In All Circumstances

Joy Comes In All Circumstances

We have been talking about Joy. Joy comes from our worship. Joy comes from the Holy Spirit. Joy comes in spite of circumstances. These things are all true. For us to understand them as true, we have to have a proper understanding of Joy. Today we will look at a command in the New Testament. […]

December 3, 2017

JOY comes from the Holy Spirit

JOY comes from the Holy Spirit

Joy is possible because of the Holy Spirit. Pastor Matt spoke Sunday about Joy. The way we often use the word Joy is not the way that Scripture uses the word Joy. If we understand Joy the way that the New Testament talks about it, we see that the Holy Spirit is the source of […]

November 12, 2017

Parable of the Unmerciful Servant

Parable of the Unmerciful Servant

Jesus tells his listeners a parable about a servant who owed an incredible (3.5 Billion or more) debt.  The debt of the servant was canceled by the King.  The servant was released.  He then goes out and finds a fellow servant who owes him around 5-6 thousand dollars and begins choking him.  Pastor Matt said […]

November 5, 2017

Parable of the Talents

Parable of the Talents

The English word talent, meaning skills or abilities, comes directly from this parable in Matthew 25.  Pastor Matt explained Sunday that this means that somewhere along the way, we came to think that the parable that we looked at from Matthew 25 is talking about more than just money.  It is talking about all that […]

October 22, 2017

Parables of Jesus

Parables of Jesus

We began a new sermon series this morning that examines 5 Parables in the gospel of Matthew.  We will be looking at theses teachings of Jesus leading up to Advent.  This morning, after talking about serving last week, we looked at this story of workers being called into service in God’s Kingdom. This parable insults […]

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