Sermon Series
  • 1. 1. The Triune God

    Contributed on May 16, 2016
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    the first of the Church of the Nazarene's Article of Faith is "The Triune God." This it the first in my series showing where we get our Articles of Faith.

    This morning, I begin a series of sermons on our Articles of Faith, which are found in the Manual for the Church of the Nazarene. As a Nazarene pastor, we are supposed to teach these to our congregations each year, but oddly enough, I have never heard a series based on them, so I felt it would be ...read more

  • 2. 2. Xi. The Church

    Contributed on Aug 5, 2016
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    The eleventh article of faith of the Church of the Nazarene.

    This morning, we are going to move to our eleventh Article of Faith, which is: XI. The Church Here is the description of this 11th tenet of our faith: We believe in the Church, the community that confesses Jesus Christ as Lord, the covenant people of God made new in Christ, the Body of ...read more

  • 3. 3. X. Christian Holiness And Entire Sanctification

    Contributed on Aug 5, 2016
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    This is an explanation of the tenth article of faith of the Church of the Nazarene. This article is the most central to the Nazarene denomination, since it was the focus that set us apart from other denominations.

    This morning, we are going to move to our tenth Article of Faith, which is: X. Christian Holiness and Entire Sanctification Here is the description of this 10th tenet of our faith: We believe that sanctification is the work of God which transforms believers into the likeness of Christ. ...read more

  • 4. 4. Ix. Justification, Regeneration, And Adoption

    Contributed on Jul 21, 2016
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    The ninth article of faith for the Church of the Nazarene. Describes parts of what takes place during the Salvation experience.

    This morning, we are going to move to our ninth Article of Faith, which is: IX. Justification, Regeneration, and Adoption Here is the description of this 9th tenet of our faith: We believe that justification is the gracious and judicial act of God by which He grants full pardon of all ...read more

  • 5. 5. Jesus Christ

    Contributed on May 24, 2016
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    This is the second in my series on the Articles of Faith for the Church of the Nazarene.

    This morning, we are going to continue our study of the Articles of Faith of the Church of the Nazarene. We will focus our attention on the second article, which is: Jesus Christ Here is the description of this 2nd tenet of our faith: We believe in Jesus Christ, the Second Person of the ...read more

  • 6. 6. The Second Coming Of Christ And Resurrection, Judgment, And Destiny

    Contributed on Aug 22, 2016
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    Details the Nazarene stance on End-times issues. Stresses the importance of what we do not say and that this is a factual statement rather than an interpretational one.

    This morning, we will look at our 15th and our 16th Articles of Faith. This will conclude our series on the Articles of Faith for the Church of the Nazarene. We will start with the 15th article, which is: XV. The Second Coming of Christ A minister waited in line to have his car filled with ...read more

  • 7. 7. The Holy Spirit

    Contributed on Jun 2, 2016
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    The Articles of Faith of the Church of the Nazarene: IV The Holy Spirit

    A young Luke Skywalker and an aging Obi-Wan Kenobi were in a Chinese restaurant having a meal. Skillfully using his chopsticks, Obi-Wan deftly dished himself a large portion of noodles into his bowl, then topped it off with some chicken and cashew nuts. All this was done with the consummate ease ...read more

  • 8. 8. The Holy Scriptures

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2016
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    The 4th Article of Faith for the Church of the Nazarene.

    I believe that it is important to state what we believe up front and with full disclosure. Watch out for places of worship where they are unwilling to tell you what they actually believe. If they are hiding something, they are likely a cult. Cults are religions that are at least somewhat ...read more

  • 9. 9. V. Sin, Original And Personal

    Contributed on Jun 13, 2016
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    Our fifth Article of Faith. Explains our definition of sin and how that differs with Calvinist theology.

    We are going to continue our walk through the Articles of Faith for the Church of the Nazarene. Let’s try to remember what we have learned so far. The first article was I. The Triune God II. Jesus Christ III. The Holy Spirit IV. The Holy Scriptures Last week, in discussing the term ...read more

  • 10. 10. Divine Healing

    Contributed on Aug 22, 2016
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    Describes the Nazarene stance on Healing and confronts the difference between Divine Healing and the spiritual Gift of Healing.

    A woman went to her doctor’s office. She was seen by one of the new doctors, but after about 4 minutes in the examination room, she burst out screaming and ran down the hall. An older doctor stopped her and asked what the problem was, and she explained. He had her sit down and relax in ...read more

  • 11. 11. Atonement

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2016
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    The sixth Article of Faith of the Church of the Nazarene. Explains the OT version of atonement and the full and complete atonement provided by Jesus Christ.

    Okay, let’s quickly remember the Articles of Faith that we have looked at so far. They are: I. The Triune God II. Jesus Christ III. The Holy Spirit IV. The Holy Scriptures V. Sin, Original and Personal This morning, we are going to move to our sixth Article of Faith, which ...read more

  • 12. 12. Vii. Prevenient Grace

    Contributed on Jul 20, 2016
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    The Seventh Article of Faith of the Church of the Nazarene.

    What a great day to be in the house of the Lord! This morning, we are going to continue our walk through the Articles of Faith of the Church of the Nazarene. We have already looked at: I. The Triune God II. Jesus Christ III. The Holy Spirit IV. The Holy Scriptures V. Sin, Original and ...read more

  • 13. 13. Baptism And The Lord's Supper

    Contributed on Aug 22, 2016
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    The 12th and 13th Articles of the Church of the Nazarene covers the two sacraments recognized by the COTN.

    This morning, we will look at the next two of our Articles of Faith. First, we will look at the twelfth Article of Faith, which is: XII. Baptism Here is the description of this 12th tenet of our faith: We believe that Christian baptism, commanded by our Lord, is a sacrament signifying ...read more

  • 14. 14. Viii. Repentance

    Contributed on Jul 21, 2016
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    The eighth article of faith of the Church of the Nazarene. Speaks to the change in attitude of our current postmodernist society and our nation as a whole and stresses the unchanging standards of our God.

    This morning, we are going to move to our eighth Article of Faith, which is: VIII. Repentance There was a man that was about to paint his house. Being the frugal person that he was, he only bought 5 gallons of paint. Although he knew that he couldn’t finish the job with 5 gallons, he ...read more