A Biblical Approach to Human Sexuality/Part 2.
Sermon 1: A Lust for Life. Matthew 5:27-30.
Lust is a desire that causes one to be consumed with desire in their physical, spiritual and emotional self. Lust is mostly used in reference to sexual sin, but sexual sin is just one form of lust. Scripture says tha sexual sin is comprehensive in its destruction. Jesus preaches radical repentance. Tip your scales in the direction of the Spirit and reject the arguments of the world.
Pointing People To Jesus Through Your Crazy Life
Sometimes, perhaps almost always, we find ourselves living a crazy life. A host of demands, dictate our every waking moment, and even those moments we should be sleeping. Join Dr Revis in exploring Paul's crazy life and some incredible modern day examples of the lessons we can learn in turning setbacks and crazy events into an opportunities for advancement of the gospel.
New Year, New Normal? Jonah 1-4.
Exploring the first four chapters of Jonah illustrates how the way in which we choose to respond to God will set the trajectory and theme for our life. It will become our Anthem. New Year goals often focus on weight loss or financial gain, but often what needs to change is our internal anthem. God does not lower his expectations of us, based on our performance.
THE GIFT Sermon Series Part 4: The Word Became Flesh. John 1:1-5. The Book of John presents our 4th revelation of the personhood of God, but rather than starting with an infant, John begins with the infinite. John presents a God beyond comprehension. Ultimately, this entire philosophical and theological discussion means nothing if Jesus does not have the power to change individual lives.
The Magnificent Magnificat... and Other Joyful Tidings
Advent is a time we use to prepare for the coming of our Lord and Messiah. This Advent Sunday has special meaning. Join Elliott Stearns as he explores the Prophecy of this Advent Sunday; a Prophecy of beginnings and endings.
THE GIFT Sermon Series Part 1: The Infant King.
The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah. Matthew 1:1-6.
The Gospel of Matthew establishes, on behalf of the Hebrews, that Jesus of Nazareth is the promised Messiah of Old Testament Scripture. Matthew presents an accounting of the lineage of Jesus, tracing his genealogy back to Abraham, and cites 68 references connecting to the Old Testament and the fulfillment of Prophecy by the birth of Jesus. Who do you say Jesus is? Will you allow Him to be your King?
The Life Metrics of Divine Thanksgiving
I Cor 12 gifts
II Cor 10:12ff
In a new world religion of discontent, the world would have us believe those with more are to be more thankful. However, God's measure for thanksgiving references an entirely different set of metrics. Join Pastor Jim along with with guest Bev Adler as they explore God's vision for divine thanksgiving.
BLOOD MONEY Part 3: The Anointing at Bethany. John 12:1-6 NIV.
The entire biblical conversation about money revolves around the central question of FREEDOM. Which gives freedom, having more or less? Mary broke the jar - a beautiful act for Jesus. Judas filled the bag - betraying Jesus. Are you filling the bag or breaking the jar?