Sermons tagged with ‘forgiveness’

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“The Love of God is greater far…” Ephesians 3:17-19

“The Christian Gospel is that I am so flawed that Jesus had to die for me, yet I am so loved and valued that Jesus was glad to die for me. This leads to deep humility and deep confidence at the same time. It undermines both swaggering and sniveling. I cannot feel superior to anyone, and yet I have nothing to prove to anyone. I do not think more of myself nor less of myself. Instead, I think of myself less.”
Tim Keller, The Reason for God

Psalm 32- Prayer for Renewal

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Do you desire to be refreshed by the Lord, but you don’t know where to start?  Starting with prayer is one of the best ways to reconnect with God.  The Bible is full of prayers that were spoken or sung in times of victory, distress, sadness, trial, joy, solitude, and celebration.  As we seek the […]

“In Christ, On Mission” Part 1 Matthew 9:35-38

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Christians often drift into a pattern of “doing things for God” instead of simply “being with God”.  When Jesus went to Mary & Martha’s house, he urged Martha to SLOW DOWN and rest, and to learn from him.  Mary had chosen to sit at Jesus’ feet and listen, while Martha was “distracted with much serving” […]

“Peace…or else?” Matthew 5:9

“Peace…or Else?” (click to listen, right click to download) Jesus said “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” (Matthew 5:9)  To be called a child of God- what a privilege!   But peacemaking is hard work, and not all rainbows and butterflies. Does making peace always mean compromise?  Are peacemakers the […]

“Blessed are the Merciful…” Matthew 5:7

“Blessed are the merciful…” The culture we live in craves revenge.  Some might say, “Revenge is sweet.” But the scriptures teach the opposite of revenge: “Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.” (Proverbs 19:11)  So if a follower of Jesus seeks to be merciful, does he or she simply […]

Jesus the Bread of Life- John 6:25-59

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Jesus the Bread of Life (click to listen, right-click to download) Jesus made astounding claims:  “I am the bread of life; I am the light of the world; I am the good shepherd; I am the resurrection and the life”  are just a few.  In this message we hear how Jesus confronted the people following […]

Grace in Action- Philemon 17-25

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Grace in Action (click to listen, right click to download) What does grace put into practice look like?  In this message we see and hear how Philemon was asked to welcome his runaway slave, Onesimus; secondly to grant him his freedom; and third, release him for ministry in Christ’s Kingdom.  What would cause Philemon to […]