Sermon Series
  • 1. When You Want To Give The Very Best

    Contributed on Jan 20, 2015
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    What would your life be like if you were giving Jesus your very best?

    “When You Want to Give the Very Best” Mt. 2:1-12 Are you giving Jesus your very best? What would your life be like if you were? What might be different – perhaps even radically different? As you reflect on that, let’s look at the Magi - the Gentiles – who made a ...read more

  • 2. Do You Really Want God To Come?

    Contributed on Jan 20, 2015
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    Even so, come Lord Jesus. Really? Are you sure?

    “Jesus 101: Do you Really Want God to Come?” Mark 1:1-8; Luke 3:1-14 Many liturgical prayers end with the phrase “Even so, come, Lord Jesus.” One of our communion prayers ends the same way. Even the book of Revelation (22:20) ends with “He who testifies to these ...read more

  • 3. No Need

    Contributed on Jan 20, 2015
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    You have no need! Can you believe it?

    “Jesus 101: No Need” Matthew 3:1-17 It must have been quite the scene. First, consider the location: the Desert. It’s not where an up and coming preacher should try to build his new church! Second, there was John the Baptist who was quite a sight! “John's clothes were ...read more

  • 4. Drawing From Our Roots

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2015
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    Jesus' baptism was high point of His life - but it led Him straight to the desert of testing and temptation.

    “Jesus 101: Drawing From Our Roots” Luke 4:1-13 & 6:46-49 The night of my Ordination – the time at which I officially became a Minister of the Word – is still vivid in my mind. The joy, the solemnity, the anointing through laying on of hands – when the night was ...read more

  • 5. The Life Of Second Fiddles

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2015
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    Being a Second fiddles isn't necessarily a bad thing - consider Andrew.

    “Jesus 101: The Life of Second Fiddles” John 1:29-42 Have you ever stood in the shadow of someone else, by whom you were always compared? It didn’t matter how good you were, or how well you performed; they were always the star, always got the solo, and always got the publicity ...read more

  • 6. Nothing But Trash

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2015
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    Wouldn't it be horrible to have to keep all our trash and haul it around for ourselves?

    “Jesus 101: Nothing But Trash” Is. 53:1-12 Every Thursday evening Barb and I pull trash duty – we put all our trash and garbage in the big brown container and place it by the street. Friday, trash haulers come by and carry it all away to a place designed to dispose of nothing ...read more

  • 7. Grabbing The Glory

    Contributed on Feb 17, 2015
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    People love to finish strong. Jesus, in fact, spent significant time doing just that.

    “Jesus 101: Grabbing the Glory” Mark 9:2-13 People love to finish strong. Most of us desire to “go out in a blaze of glory.” Athletes want go out as champions. Actors hope their last performance is award winning. Preachers want their last sermon to be their best. And ...read more