Sermon Series
  • 1. This Changes Everything

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2010
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    The first message in a 7-Part Series, Shift - A New Way of Thinking. Today's message from Matthew 5:17-20 explores Jesus' connection with the Old Testament.

    This Changes Everything • Matthew 5:17-20 Introduction: As Jesus identifies in the Beatitudes, a Kingdom person should HUNGER and THIRST for righteousness. He is not simply interested in our AGREEMENT but rather our SURRENDER. About this passage: Serve as an intro to the five blocks ...read more

  • 2. The Danger Of Anger

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2010
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    The second message in a 7-Part Series, Shift - A New Way of Thinking. Today's message from Matthew 5:21-26 explores Jesus' thoughts on anger.

    The Danger of Anger • Matthew 5:21-26 Opening: What makes you angry? Maybe it’s when someone cuts you off in traffic. It could be rude ppl or arrogant ppl who think they know all the answers. Maybe your spouse makes you angry… He always leaves his dirty socks inside-out on ...read more

  • 3. The "L" Word

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2010
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    The third message in a 7-Part Series, Shift - A New Way of Thinking. Today's challenging message from Matthew 5:27-30 explores Jesus' thoughts on lust.

    Introduction As a church one of our values is a commitment to Strong Spiritual Families… We desire to encourage & equip marriages & families to grow together spiritually. Anytime we explore a passage like the one before us we must begin with God’s Ideal… I. Subject is ...read more

  • 4. The Difficulty Of Divorce

    Contributed on Apr 6, 2010
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    The fourth message in a 7-Part Series, Shift - A New Way of Thinking. Today's challenging message from Matthew 5:31-32 explores Jesus' teaching on divorce.

    The Difficulty of Divorce (Matt 5:31-32; 19:1-12; Deut 24:1-4) VIDEO… The difficulty of divorce – it has a ripple effect – all of us have been impacted in some way… difficult to experience… difficult to discuss… its difficult outside the church… ...read more

  • 5. Simple Truth

    Contributed on Apr 6, 2010
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    The fifth message in a 7-Part Series, Shift - A New Way of Thinking. Today's message from Matthew 5:33-37 explores a follower of Christ's responsibility to tell the truth.

    Simple Truth • Matthew 5:33-37 • March 20-21, 2010 INTRODUCTION: Billy Joel Song – Honesty Ex. Children – cross your heart… hope to die… stick a… Email half-truths… (snopes.com; truthorfiction.com) Matthew 5:33-37. Simple truth. Stand. Read. ...read more

  • 6. The Rule Of Revenge

    Contributed on Apr 6, 2010
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    The sixth message in a 7-Part Series, Shift - A New Way of Thinking. In Matthew 5:38-42, Jesus broadens His followers understanding of revenge.

    The Rule of Revenge • Matthew 5:38-42 Opening Illustration: RevengeLady.com (the rules) INTRODUCTION: Regardless of where a person is spiritually, everyone has a choice to make when they are WRONGED. UNDERSTANDING THE CONTEXT… Jesus draws their attention back to the Old ...read more

  • 7. God Is Love

    Contributed on Apr 6, 2010
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    The final message in a 7-Part Series, Shift - A New Way of Thinking. In Matthew 5:43-48, Jesus challenges His disciples to follow His example and love their enemies.

    God Is Love • Matthew 5:43-48 • Easter Weekend INTRODUCTION: God is not focused on MODIFYING BEHAVIOR by His laws. He wants to TRANSFORM LIVES by His love. This is the power of the resurrection! I. God loves without DISCRIMINATION. (v. 43-45a) Many read Jesus’ words ...read more