Sermon Series
  • 1. The Way Of The Blessed

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2014
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    The Sermon on the Mount is Jesus' greatest teaching about discipleship, and the Beatitudes strike at the heart of this sermon, teaching us that blessing is found in pursuit of God's righteousness.

    Over the past several weeks, there’s been an oft-referenced blog floating around the so-called blogosphere. The title of the blog is “The One Thing Christians Should Stop Saying,” and it is written by Scott Dannemiller. I want to share part of his blog with you because speaks very more

  • 2. A New Righteousness

    Contributed on Apr 10, 2014
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    Jesus calls us to be "salt and light" in the world, but that means living into a new righteousness that takes the "law" to a whole new level.

    There is this great Appalachian folk tale that follows the patterns of Shakespeare's "King Lear." The story goes something like this. A man goes to his three daughters with the question, "How much do you love me?" The older daughters immediately begin to fawn over their father, comparing their love more

  • 3. The True Law

    Contributed on Mar 19, 2014
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    Jesus came not to abolish the law, but to fulfill it. However, fulfillment of the law requires complete love for others (even our enemy); only then are we complete/perfect.

    Just about a year ago, the movie 42 came out. It captures the story of Jackie Robinson, the first black baseball player to play in the major leagues. It’s a really great movie for all sorts of reasons, and if you haven’t seen it, then I recommend you do, if for no other reason than the more

  • 4. The Way Of Humility

    Contributed on Mar 26, 2014
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    True devotion to God does not require recognition, only the humble knowledge that we need to come before God in full and complete dedication.

    Today marks the halfway point in our Lenten journey. As we gather this morning on the third Sunday of Lent, I would like to begin by taking just a moment for us to be reminded of what Lent is all about. I want to do this not only because we are halfway through the Lenten season, but also because more

  • 5. Letting Go Of Worry

    Contributed on Apr 10, 2014
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    The world today nearly demands us to worry: about work, finances, education, etc. But Jesus directs us to a different way of life, which has the added benefit of being worry-free.

    (Holding up U.S. currency) "In God We Trust." "In God We Trust." So reads the slogan on every piece of United States currency. It seems awfully ironic, doesn't it? Every day we carry around in our wallets and our purses and our pockets pieces of money that say we trust in God. But when it comes more

  • 6. The Way To The Kingdom

    Contributed on Apr 10, 2014
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    A Palm Sunday sermon built from Jesus' teachings at the end of the Sermon on the Mount.

    We have spent the last several weeks, through our Lenten journey, listening to Jesus’ words as he preaches the Sermon on the Mount. This morning, as we observe Palm Sunday and Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, we come to the final portion of his great sermon. So as we hear these more