Sermon Series
  • 1. To Us A Son Is Given

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2021
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    This well-known passage becomes a foundation for a Christmas series

    People bring a lot of different baggage into the Christmas season. Some of you are facing the sadness of losing a family member recently. Some are looking at surgery or just recovering from it. Several are adjusting to becoming parents of a new baby in the past year or 2. I asked a few families ...read more

  • 2. The Lion And The Lamb

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2021
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    A look at the paradoxical qualities of Jesus - baby and Savior, Lion and Lamb, etc.

    Superman. What’s not to like about him? The man of Steel! No one can beat Superman – unless they have Kryptonite. But, without that, he’s all steel. And we like that about Superman, but there’s something else about Superman we like – Clark Kent. We like that he can also be that dorky, ...read more

  • 3. The Go-Between

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2021
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    Jesus is our much needed intercessor to bring us near to the Father

    Introduction: My family often enjoyed visits to the boyhood home of George Washington Carver, just 15 minutes outside of Joplin in Diamond, MO. There’s a beautiful national memorial park there, and Carrie and I had gone there one late afternoon for a visit. As it turned out, there was a special ...read more

  • 4. Snake Handler

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2021
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    First in a Christmas series that focuses on Old Testament foreshadowing of Jesus

    Baby books. I still remember mine. Being the 6th kid, there just weren’t as many photos of me as a baby. I still remember how it fascinated me to see pictures of a little baby and to think that he became me. That’s something we’d like to have some fun with these next weeks – your baby ...read more

  • 5. Healed By His Wounds

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2021
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    A look at Jesus through Isaiah 53 as a part of a Christmas series

    Several have commented to me how it has been interesting to look through baby pictures of Jesus. I’ve enjoyed it and I hope you’ve taken away some good, practical things to do about it. Baby pictures are a look back. They’re kind of fun, looking back at how things were and remembering what used ...read more

  • 6. Cornerstone Or Stumbling Block?

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2021
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    A look at Jesus as a Rock - transition into a Christmas series of OT snapshots of Jesus

    Wherever you’re at in life this week, and this Thanksgiving, I hope you’re able to thank the Lord for some blessings He’s given to you. God must have thought rocks were important, because when He made the world, He made lots of them! Ask any farmer. There’s even a whole range of mountains, ...read more

  • 7. Baby Pictures

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2021
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    Christmas Eve wrap-up of a series looking at OT snapshots of Jesus

    For a few weeks now at CCC we’ve been looking at different pictures of Jesus – not on FB or Snapchat, but places in the OT where God is giving a glimpse of Jesus, hundreds of years before He was born. Now comes Christmas! Finally, as the NT opens up, we see the very familiar picture of the ...read more