Sermons by Rev. Jim Folk

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Dealing Honestly in Business and Relationships- Proverbs 28:1-14

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Proverbs 28:1-14 Dealing Honestly in Business & Relationships (click to listen, right-click to download) Integrity matters. Trust matters.  Honesty matters.    So why is there so much mistrust and corruption in business and relationships?  Greed, jealously, and pride are certainly common factors.  This message explains the connection between our standards, our obedience, and our decisions, that […]

Building a Legacy of Faith- Proverbs 22:1-16

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Building a Legacy of Faith (click to listen, right-click to download) We are called to pass the Christian faith on to the next generation- what a privilege and a responsibility!  This message explains how to be a parent in the family, (as well as being a spiritual parent) with our eyes are on Christ and not […]

Using Our Words for Good- Proverbs Week 4

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Using our Words for Good (click to play, right click to download) Words have tremendous power.  Our words can bring wonderful emotional healing to others or do great harm (James 3:1-12 ESV).  In this sermon we learn the importance of measuring our words, and using our words with the goal of building others up.  We all […]

“The Wise and the Foolish”

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 “The Wise and the Foolish”. (Click to listen in new window or right-click to save). We begin a series on Proverbs with the goal of following Jesus with more intention and purpose.  The Scripture make clear that Christ is “the power of God and the wisdom of God.” Proverbs says that “the fear of the […]

“Faith and Obedience”- Matthew 21:23-32

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Listen to Matthew 21:23-32 In this message we explore the parable Jesus told the religious leaders about two sons.  One son initially said that he would obey his father, but he did not.  The other son initially disobeyed, but regretted his choice and then did the father’s will.  Jesus told this parable to point out […]

Boasting Only in the Cross- Galatians 6:11-18 Part 2

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Christians are to boast only in the cross of Jesus Christ.  What does that practically mean?  In this message we examine several ways in which our hearts drift towards trusting worldly achievements instead of the power of God through Christ and the Holy Spirit.

Boasting Only in the Cross (Galatians 6:11-18 Part 1)

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If you are serious about following Jesus, you will get flack and opposition from the world, and probably from your own family.  Many of us try to play it safe, rather than live wholeheartedly for Christ.  In this message we learn more about the cost of following Jesus and how by fixing our eyes on […]

Slavery or Freedom? (Galatians 4:21-31 Part 1)

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  The gospel of Christ is fundamentally different than religion.  Grace is the opposite of spiritual performance.  In this message, we learn the basics of typology and how Paul uses the example of Hagar and Sarah from the Old Testament (Genesis chapter 16 & 21) to demonstrate the necessity of faith in Christ, which leads […]