Sermon Series
  • 1. Hey, When Did We Become Slaves?

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2021
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    First in a series about the Exodus. This message deals with our deliverance through Jesus and how the Exodus is a foreshadowing of it.

    Carrie and I sat in a theater, watching the movie “Lincoln” a couple of years ago. It focuses especially on the effort that Lincoln made to pass the 13th Amendment to the Constitution - the one making slavery illegal ion the United States. The whole movie centers around it, and, in a dramatic ...read more

  • 2. When God Calls, Say, "Yes”

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2021
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    A look at the call of Moses, comparing to our own need to say "Yes" when God calls us to do...anything.

    Intro: The following excuses are from a collection of excuses that have actually been turned in at school: • "Ralph was absent yesterday because he had a sore trout." • "Please excuse Joyce from P.E. for a few days. Yesterday she fell off a tree and misplaced her hip." ...read more

  • 3. The Living Lamb

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2021
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    Easter Sunday - in the midst of a series.

    Intro: In the mid 1950’s, a Methodist minister in the UK, W E Sangster, noticed some symptoms in his throat and legs. He was found to have an incurable muscle disease that would eventually take away his voice, and his ability to swallow. So Sangster threw himself into his work, figuring he could ...read more

  • 4. Song And Dance Will Follow

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2021
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    The story of the Red Sea crossing compared to trusting God when we encounter scary times in life.

    Intro – (Lyrical dance to “No Longer Slaves” will precede sermon) James 1:23-24 Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. Do you see what it ...read more

  • 5. Everyone Could Use A Hold Up

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2021
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    A look at the need for and ways to practice encouraging one another

    Intro – I’ve told the story before, but it’s real significant to me. We were living in OH. I’ll never forget the day that Brian came into my office. He said he needed to talk to me, and closed the door. That’s sometimes not a good sign. Then, he sat down, and proceeded to shower me with words ...read more

  • 6. Free At Last…now What?

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2021
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    A consideration of how we are to handle our freedom in Christ

    Intro: This morning, I want to begin by visiting the closing tag of the movie “Finding Nemo.” It features a number of aquarium creatures who have just escaped from the aquarium inside the dentist’s office. (Play clip from the end of the movie "Finding Nemo" - “OK. Now what do we ...read more

  • 7. It Takes A Lamb - Good Friday Services

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2021
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    This is the text of a Good Friday service worked into a series. It featured an on-stage enactment of a Passover Seder, "narrated" by the speaker of the message, explaining the significance of Passover in light of the gospel.

    Introduction: (Scripture read - offstage) Exodus 12:3-14 …This is a day you are to commemorate; for the generations to come you shall celebrate it as a festival to the LORD--a lasting ordinance. Joke - Moses was sitting in the Egyptian ghettos. Things were terrible. Pharaoh wouldn't even ...read more