Sermon Series
  • 1. 2. Unmerciful Servant

    Contributed on May 29, 2007
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    As representatives of God’s Kingdom, all Christians must forgive others as they have been forgiven by God.

    INTRO Gonzaga Players Arrested for Pot and Mushroom Possession: In an absolute shocker, two college kids from the Pacific Northwest have been arrested for marijuana and mushroom possession. Josh Heytvelt and Theo Davis were pulled over by police for a broken taillight, but inspection of the car ...read more

  • 2. 3. Ready And Waiting?

    Contributed on May 29, 2007
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    All people should live in readiness for the end (2nd coming or death) by doing what God commands now.

    INTRO Procrastination. It’s a universal part of the human experience isn’t it? We put off doing the things we’re supposed to be doing because we figure we have time to get to it later. Some people seem like professional procrastinators. Students get assignments at the beginning of the term and ...read more

  • 3. 5. What's Your Foundation?

    Contributed on May 29, 2007
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    God does not want his servants to be paralyzed by fear of making mistakes, but to use everything they have been given for His Kingdom.

    INTRO There is a difference between knowing something and actually applying it in your life. I have watched countless hours of football. I know all the positions, and I know the hand signals the officials use, and I feel like I understand how to win a game pretty well. But I’ve never played one ...read more

  • 4. 4. What Are You Afraid Of?

    Contributed on May 29, 2007
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    God does not want his servants to be paralyzed by fear of making mistakes, but to use everything they have been given for His Kingdom.

    INTRO Let me throw a question at you and get some responses from you as I get started. What are you afraid of? I’m amazed at some of the things people are really afraid of. There’s things that are more common like… • Claustrophobia: fear of enclosed spaces. • Coulrophobia: fear of ...read more

  • 5. 6. What's New With You?

    Contributed on May 29, 2007
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    Jesus came to initiate a New Covenant, not to improve the Old Covenant. Jesus comes to give us new life, not to change our old life.

    INTRO: The first summer we were here (which was 2002) we were driving a 1987 Subaru wagon with about 175,000 miles on it. It started having some problems, and we realized that it needed more money to repair it than the car was worth – so we started to talking to a car dealer friend in Oregon ...read more

  • 6. 7. The Parable Of The Sower

    Contributed on May 29, 2007
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    If we want our lives to be fruitful for the Kingdom, we must cultivate the “soil” of our lives and eliminate impurities.

    INTRO: This week Ann and the kids did some planting. We have a little plot in our backyard that we’ve designated for the kids’ garden. Last year we planted a few things – including a short lived goldfish pond, in that area, and on one of the sunny afternoons Ann took them out there and put some ...read more

  • 7. 8. The Parable Of The Weeds

    Contributed on May 29, 2007
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    Give up your dreams of a “pure church”. The reality is there will always be a mixture of true followers and hypocrites. Make sure you’re ready for the judgment day and get on with the work of being fruitful!

    INTRO: I’ve got a confession to make. I love Roundup. I love the feeling of just going around, spraying a little bit of poison and then in a few days seeing those weeds shrivel up and die! It’s so much more fun than actually pulling the weeds up! But, the problem with Roundup is it can ...read more

  • 8. 9. The Lost Sheep, The Lost Coin, And The Lost Son

    Contributed on May 29, 2007
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    Lost people matter to God - and they should matter to us as well. 1. Something valuable is missing. 2. God performs an all-out search for lost people. 3. When lost people are found its time to party!

    This sermon is an adaptation of Bill Hybels’ introduction to the video curriculum “Becoming a Contagious Christian”. MAIN IDEA: Lost people matter to God - and they should matter to us as well. 1. Something valuable is missing. 2. God performs an all-out search for lost people. 3. When lost ...read more

  • 9. 10. The Good Samaritan

    Contributed on May 29, 2007
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    OBJECTIVES: 1. Listeners will be informed of the importance of living out our faith in Christ through acts of compassion and mercy. 2. Listeners will be challenged to give of their physical, emotional, and financial resources to help those in need.

    INTRO: Luke 10:25-37 (NLT) 25 One day an expert in religious law stood up to test Jesus by asking him this question: “Teacher, what should I do to inherit eternal life?” 26 Jesus replied, “What does the law of Moses say? How do you read it?” 27 The man answered, “‘You must love the ...read more