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  • Anger Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on May 3, 2018
     | 1,155 views

    Making Anger serve you

    Deadly Sins and Transforming Virtues Series - 4 ANGER A friend of mine on Facebook, a mature Christian, started a post this way last Monday morning ... While out with my family after church yesterday ... I got my attention, as did the story she went on to tell. We were eating lunch at ...read more

  • Envy Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on May 3, 2018
     | 1,413 views

    Envy - the sin we cannot enjoy

    Deadly Sins and Transforming Virtues Series - 5 ENVY One author writes of a friend who was happily married, had a good job and a respectable salary, and who lived in a nice home. His kids where doing well in great schools. He enjoyed the company of a circle of good friends. Then . . . he ...read more

  • Sloth Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on May 3, 2018
     | 1,166 views

    Apathy, not laziness

    Sloth! I feel it when I am slouched on my couch, snack in hand, mindlessly watching TV. Can you identify? Is just being a slug every now and then a sin? Does it really matter to the Lord of the Universe if you live in a cluttered house, have an unkempt lawn, or constantly update a to-do ...read more

  • Greed Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on May 3, 2018
     | 1,370 views

    A common sin ... more

    As we come to the end of this series of sermons about vice and virtue, our topic is one that many would not say is a sin. In fact, for many it is a laudable characteristic. What am I talking about? Let’s start with a story that Jesus told about a greedy man- (Luke 12:13-21, NIV) " Someone ...read more

  • What Ever Happened To Sin? Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on May 2, 2018
     | 959 views

    Sermon 1 in a series on Vice and Virtue

    Deadly Sins and Transforming Virtues Series - 1 What Ever Happened to Sin? In a blog written a couple of years ago, William Bradshaw asked a question that is stuck in my mind - What ever happened to sin? He repeated a story originally told by Dr. Karl Menninger, a psychiatrist who pioneered ...read more

  • Lust Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on May 2, 2018
     | 853 views

    When sexual desire is twisted into lustfulness

    Deadly Sins and Transforming Virtues Series - 2 LUST I had some fun with people this week. When asked what I was studying for today’s message, my answer was ‘I am spending time with lust.’ Inevitably the surprised look gave way to a laugh that was an implied question asking what I meant! ...read more

  • Pride Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on May 2, 2018
     | 1,861 views

    A most common 'sin' often ignored or overlooked - PRIDE

    Deadly Sins and Transforming Virtues Series - 3 PRIDE Sometimes fables teach us best. The story is told of two ducks and a frog who lived happily together in a farm pond. The best of friends, the three would amuse themselves and play together in their water hole. When the hot summer days came, ...read more

  • How Do I Experience The Spirit's Life? Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on Aug 28, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,429 views

    Living ‘in the Spirit’ is the normal Christian life. In Galatians, a letter written to correct the love for religion over relationship, we are told that the Holy Spirit is God’s gift to all Believers.

    The question I would like to start us thinking about is: “HOW do I experience the life of the Spirit?” Let’s explore that idea this morning in this message which is titled.... Choosing to live IN the Spirit Living ‘in the Spirit’ is the normal Christian life. In Galatians, a letter ...read more

  • Maximum Satisfaction! God's ‘way To Go!' Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on Aug 28, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,500 views

    Spirit-filled people live in the power of the Almighty and they are empowered people, though ordinary just like you and me. God and you can do amazing things!

    Maximum Satisfaction! God’s ‘way to go!’ Just about every little boy dreams about being a super-hero. So do grown men, but we don’t talk about it! In my conversations with people, I love to listen for dreams, for clues about a person’s passion. In the fresh years of our youth, we are full of ...read more

  • The Baptism In The Spirit Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on Aug 28, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,758 views

    It all started in a small 2nd story room in Jerusalem on the Jewish feast of Pentecost. “They were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues.” In those few words, we find the unique emphasis of our church.

    The Empowering Experience of the Spirit Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church, writes; “mention the power of the Holy Spirit and most people think of miraculous demonstrations and intense emotions. Most of the time the power of the Holy Spirit is released in your life in quiet, unassuming ...read more

  • 2 Gates, 2 Trees, 2 Foundations Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on Nov 29, 2007
    based on 16 ratings
     | 3,839 views

    The entry points of faith, the results of the faith choice, and the solid and enduring life that is built on faith.

    Options, choices, alternative, opportunities! The richness of life is found in these. Part of what makes a trip to the ice cream shop a delight is choosing between cinnamon drop vanilla, chocolate fudge swirl, and oreo crunch mint for your ice cream cone. Everyone of us makes dozens of choices ...read more

  • Pray Confidently Because God Is Good! Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on Nov 29, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,577 views

    We can pray confidently. God loves to answer our prayers and can because Jesus Christ opens the Throne Room to us.

    If I did a survey of the people in this room today about the way you pray, I would most likely discover some common things -- – the majority of you wish you knew how to pray more effectively, and – many of you would admit to praying hardly at all. I was well into ...read more

  • Treasures Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on Nov 13, 2007
     | 1,288 views

    What do you treasure? Who owns your heart?

    Sermon on the Mount - # 9 We are studying the words of Jesus found in Matthew 5,6, and 7 about the values and choices of those who are His followers. Let me remind you that putting these words into practice is an impossibility apart from the life of the Holy Spirit, changing us from the inside ...read more

  • Planks, Specks, Pigs, And Pearls Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on Nov 13, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,612 views

    Judgment is a common problem that divides people, destroys relationships. Jesus warns us not to judge based on external appearances, while insisting that we are capable of discernment.

    Sermon on the Mount - # 10 Judgment and Discernment Text: Matthew 7: 1-6 What does Jesus mean when He says “Do not judge?” To begin to answer those questions one must look closely at the entire content of the Sermon on the Mount. What is the central theme of this discourse? ...read more

  • Disciples Who Make A Difference Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on Nov 2, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 9,482 views

    Do you live an isolated, separate life because you think it is what God wants you to do?

    Disciples who Make A Difference How do we who are Believers relate to the world of which we are a part? We are fond of saying that ‘we are in the world, but not of the world.’ There are several warnings in the New Testament about becoming so comfortable in our culture that we are no ...read more