Sermon Series
  • 1. I Never Knew You

    Contributed on Aug 28, 2015

    If I want to enter the kingdom of God, it’s not enough to just “date” Jesus, I must give myself 100% to Him.

    Some of you may have seen this post from Pastor and author Dave Willis which has been making its way around a lot of social media sites lately: Marriage is not 50-50; divorce is 50-50. Marriage has to be 100-100. It isn’t dividing everything in half, but giving everything you’ve more

  • 2. Hate Your Own Father And Mother

    Contributed on Aug 28, 2015

    Being a disciple of Jesus is a matter of a takeover, not a makeover

    Over the last decade or so, makeover TV shows have become one of the most popular genres of programs. Among the most popular and influential of these programs are: • Extreme Makeover – began airing in 2002. Individuals volunteered to receive an extensive makeover involving plastic more

  • 3. Take Up Your Cross Daily

    Contributed on Aug 28, 2015
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    Being a disciple of Jesus is a matter of giving up that which is of little value in order to gain that which is of great value

    In the movie, “A Knight’s Tale”, the main character, a commoner named William Thatcher, travels to Paris to a cathedral to attempt to prove his love for a noblewoman named Jocelyn. But Jocelyn turns the tables on him by asking William to do something to prove his love for her that more

  • 4. Unless You Eat The Flesh And Drink The Blood

    Contributed on Aug 28, 2015

    To eat Jesus’ flesh and to drink His blood means to believe in Jesus…by personally appropriating His sacrificial death… and by continually partaking of His life

    A couple years ago on Christmas day our family was hanging out together when my brother started talking about this TV show that featured a family of Louisiana rednecks who had gotten rich selling duck calls. Now I’m at least a little bit redneck – not enough to be a NASCAR fan – more

  • 5. The Blasphemy Against The Spirit Will Not Be Forgiven

    Contributed on Aug 28, 2015
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    The “unforgiveable sin” is: • a deliberate rejection • of the deity of Jesus • when you know it is true

    We’ve been looking at the hard sayings of Jesus for the past five weeks now. For the most part, Jesus has been addressing those hard sayings to those who are not yet His disciples. He is pointing out to them that becoming His disciple requires more than just saying the right words or engaging more

  • 6. Turn The Other Cheek

    Contributed on Aug 28, 2015
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    In the “flesh”… • When I am wronged I demand my rights In Jesus’ kingdom… • When I’m wronged, I am to relinquish my rights

    We live in a culture that seems to be increasingly focused on individual rights. In some ways that is not all that surprising since our country was founded, in large part, in order to protect the rights of the individual. Our founding documents contain many references to those more

  • 7. “if Your Right Eye Causes You To Sin, Tear It Out And Throw It Away”

    Contributed on Aug 28, 2015

    Overcoming sin in my life is more a matter of heart work than hard work

    This morning we’ll wrap up our sermon series on the hard sayings of Jesus. Obviously in 8 weeks we haven’t covered all the hard things Jesus said, but I think we have looked at enough of what Jesus said to get a pretty good feel for why much of what He taught was so hard to understand more