Sermon Series
  • 1. Article #1 - The Triune God

    Contributed on Oct 26, 2006
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    The first in a 16 sermon series on the Nazarene Articles of Faith. This sermon explores several scriptures related to the doctrine of the Holy Trinity.

    Article of Faith #1 - The Triune God Date: Sunday, June 6, 2004 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell Today, the first Sunday after Pentecost, is known as Trinity Sunday. Trinity Sunday is a day in the Christian calendar which is set aside for us to reflect upon the Nature of the Triune ...read more

  • 2. Article #2 - Jesus Christ

    Contributed on Oct 26, 2006
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    The second in a sixteen-sermon series on the Nazarene Articles of Faith. This sermon explores the incarnation and our understanding of the Divine-Human nature of Jesus.

    Article of Faith #2 - Jesus Christ Date: Sunday, June 13, 2004 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell Despite the somewhat bizarre weather we’ve had of late, it appears as though Summer is finally on its way. Friday was my last day of volunteering in the school lunchroom until next fall, as ...read more

  • 3. Article #3 - The Holy Spirit

    Contributed on Oct 26, 2006
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    This third sermon on the Nazarene Articles of Faith explores scriptures related to the Holy Spirit.

    Article of Faith #3 - The Holy Spirit Date: Sunday, June 20, 2004 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell Today, we continue our study on the Articles of Faith of the Church of the Nazarene, helping us to more fully understand the teachings of the Bible in matters of faith and doctrine. It is ...read more

  • 4. Article #4 - The Holy Scriptures

    Contributed on Nov 7, 2006
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    Fourth in a series on the Nazarene Articles of Faith, this sermon looks at the how the Wesleyan Quadrilateral helps us to interpret Scripture.

    Today, we come to look at the Article of Faith regarding Holy Scripture. Scripture has been important throughout human history, as it is the story which reveals God and His interactions with His creation. Scripture tells us of God’s Story, showing us His plan and His will. While it is not a ...read more

  • 5. Article #5 - Sin, Original And Personal

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
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    The fifth in a sixteen-sermon series on the Nazarene Articles of Faith. This sermon explores the doctrine of sin and the way in which we can have an "Independance Day" in our lives.

    Article of Faith #5 - Sin, Original and Personal Date: Sunday, July 4, 2004 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell Before we begin our study today, I’d like to take a moment of pastoral privilege. A couple of weeks ago you took some time to recognize some special occasions in my life; my ...read more

  • 6. Article #6 - The Atonement

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
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    The sixth in a sixteen-part series on the Nazarene Articles of Faith. In order to understand The Atonement, we must also understand the difference between God’s Mercy and His Grace

    Experts can’t agree if the following is a true story or if it should be written down next to the tale of George Washington and the Cherry Tree. While there is no concrete evidence of its truth, there is enough anecdotal evidence that the story has been in existence long enough to quite possibly be ...read more

  • 7. Article #7 - Prevenient Grace

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
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    Seventh in a sixteen-part series on the Nazarene Articles of Faith, this sermon deals with the Wesleyan Doctrine of Prevenient (or Preventing) Grace.

    Article of Faith #7 - Prevenient Grace Date: Sunday, July 11, 2004 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell It’s not a simple matter to adjust the Constitution of an entire denomination. We don’t expect that our Articles of Faith could be easily adjusted to fit the changing times. Since God is ...read more

  • 8. Article #8 - Repentance

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
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    The eighth in a sixteen-part series on the Nazarene Articles of Faith, this sermon looks at the conversion of Saul/Paul as an example of true repentance.

    Article of Faith #8 - Repentance Date: Sunday, July 18, 2004 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell It’s an ongoing battle at the Twitchell household. We have a great number of beautiful songbirds that come to our birdfeeders in the front yard: goldfinches, house finches, red-winged ...read more

  • 9. Article #9 - Justification, Regneration And Adoption

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
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    Number Nine in a 16-part series on the Nazarene Articles of Faith, this sermon deals with those things that occur during our conversion.

    Article of Faith #9 - Justification, Regeneration, and Adoption Date: Sunday, July 25, 2004 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell Before we begin our study on the Ninth Article of Faith this morning, I’d like to take a moment for a very quick review of the first eight articles. We began our ...read more

  • 10. Article #10 - Entire Sanctification

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
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    Tenth in a sixteen-part series, this sermon looks at the distinctions between Salvation, Sanctification, and Glorification

    Article of Faith #10 - Entire Sanctification Date: Sunday, August 8, 2004 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell Four-hundred-and-fifty years before Christ walked the earth there lived a philosopher by the name of Zeno. Zeno was best known for his mathematical paradoxes…situations that appear ...read more

  • 11. Article #11 - The Church

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
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    The Eleventh Article of Faith in the Church of the Nazarene looks at the nature and purpose of the Church.

    Article of Faith #11 - The Church Date: Sunday, August 15, 2004 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell During my experience as a student at Eastern Nazarene College, there were very few times when I was reminded that I was a non-Nazarene at a Nazarene college. You might think that I often felt ...read more

  • 12. Article #12 - Baptism

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
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    This twelfth sermon in the series uses a question/answer format to explain what the Church of the Nazarene believes about the Sacrament of Baptism.

    Article of Faith #12 - Baptism Date: Sunday, August 29, 2004 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell So far in our study on the Articles of Faith, we have looked at the nature of God, His revelation to us through the Incarnation and through Scripture, our sin which separates us from God, God’s ...read more

  • 13. Article #13 - The Lord's Supper

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
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    Thirteenth in a sixteen-part series, this sermon looks at the Nazarene Article of Faith specific to the Sacrament of Holy Communion.

    Article of Faith #13 - The Lord’s Supper Date: Sunday, September 5, 2004 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell Each week as we conclude our time of prayer, we repeat the words that Jesus used to teach his disciples how to pray. We pray the Lord’s Prayer, not so much for the sake of the words, ...read more

  • 14. Article #14 - Divine Healing

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
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    The Church of the Nazarene recognizes the role of science and medicine, but affirms the miraculous power of God to intervene and offer divine healing.

    Article of Faith #14 - Divine Healing Date: Sunday, September 12, 2004 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell If you turned on the television last night, you were probably confronted again with images of the terrorist attacks from three years ago. You may have watched some of the coverage, ...read more

  • 15. Article #15 - Second Coming Of Christ

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
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    Fifteenth in a sixteen-part series on the Nazarene Articles of Faith, this sermon looks at our hope in the future coming of Christ.

    Article of Faith #15 - Second Coming of Christ Date: Sunday, September 26, 2004 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell Today we come to the fifteenth article of faith in the Church of the Nazarene. We’ve been studying together this summer learning about the Nature of God, the nature of our ...read more

  • 16. Article #16 - Resurrection, Judgment And Destiny

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
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    The final sermon in our series on the Nazarene Articles of Faith, this sermon looks at the future hope of the resurrection of the dead.

    Article of Faith #16 - Resurrection, Judgment, and Destiny Date: Sunday, October 3, 2004 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell Today we reach the conclusion of our sixteen week study on the Articles of Faith. I know that several of you have enjoyed our study and found it a helpful refresher ...read more