Sermons tagged with ‘kingdom’

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“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” […]

“Fasting or Celebration?” Matthew 9:14-17

Imagine a typical wedding faux pas: –One of the wedding party fainting during the ceremony… –An inappropriate toast by the best man… –Bringing an uninvited guest along with you… –Wearing the same dress as the brides maids when you are not a bride’s maid… Wouldn’t it be just as odd for an invited guest to […]

“The Test” Matthew 4:1-11

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“The Test” (click to listen, right clock to download) Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the Devil.  Jesus passed the test God put before him on our behalf.  God tests our faith and allows temptation so that our faith will be refined. Satan is the agent of temptation, […]

“People Get Ready” Matthew 3:1-12

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People Get Ready (click to listen, right click to download) 400 years of silence.  The Jewish people had waited four centuries for a word from God, for a genuine prophet to announce the coming of Messiah.  John the Baptist is that key figure between the Old Covenant and the New Covenant.  He preached in the […]

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 […]