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  • Firm Foundation/ Quicksand

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Jun 20, 2008
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    Advent message that allows us to apply the principal of building on a firm foundation


  • Christmas Prophecies Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 31, 2007
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    The Christmas story carries with it deep theology and fascinating prophecies that were fulfilled.

    Christmas Prophecies (tropical) 1. Lin Smalec writes, "I read recently about a children’s Sunday School class that heard the Christmas story and sang the beloved Christmas carol, “Silent Night”. They were then asked to draw what they thought the nativity scene might have looked like. One more

  • Good News Of Great Joy

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Jan 5, 2008
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    The message of Advent and the birth of Jesus are about joy. Joy is not found in gifts but in the Person, Jesus Christ.

    Good News of Great Joy Luke 2:8-20 One of my favorite Christmas Carols is “Joy to the World, the Lord has come.” The message of Advent and the birth of Jesus are about joy. The angel announced to the shepherds: “I bring you good news of great joy for everyone! The Savior, yes, the more

  • The God Of Peace (Advent) Series

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Dec 20, 2007
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    Let us recommit ourselves to experiencing the peace of God in our lives and in our fellowship.

    The God of Peace, II Corinthians 13:11-14 Introduction I know a man who not long ago gave his heart to Christ, and has since lived a very happy Christian, who for a long time prior to his conversion had been so eaten up by care and anxiety that he had been ill-natured on account of it. His more

  • Making Room For Christmas

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Jun 12, 2009
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    The good news this Christmas is that you can be God’s child, if you will receive Him into your life.

    [ Matthew 1:18-25; 2:1-6 - Read at start of worship ] I want to again express a special welcome… especially to those who may have come for the first time. I know it’s no small thing to come to a gathering with people you don’t yet know. I’d like to reassure you that most of those here are more

  • Are You Ready?

    Contributed by Matthew Stoll on Jun 15, 2009
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    Being ready for the return of Christ. The parables of Jesus in Matthew 25 give us a model for being ready. First Sunday of Advent, Year B

    It’s hard to believe that Christmas season is upon us again. The craziness has begun. I was reading in the paper the other day that a Wal-Mart employee out in New York was killed by injuries sustained while trying to prevent a mob from entering the store at 5 am the Friday after Christmas. A more

  • Building An Expressway To God

    Contributed by Matthew Stoll on Jun 15, 2009
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    There is good news for those how feel far away from God right now. Preparing for the coming of Christ through repentance. Second Sunday in Advent, year B.

    [Preview the Isaiah reading with a description of what Isaiah is writing to. Isaiah wrote hundreds of years before Jesus at a time when his people, God’s people, were threatened by destruction from a foreign nation. God saved them, but the warning from Isaiah and other prophets of that time was more

  • John The Baptist - The Lord's Messenger -

    Contributed by Charles Scott on Aug 3, 2008
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    The confused world does not understand the meaning of the coming, the Advent of Christ into this world. In its confusion, the world approaches Christmas with out repentance and preparation necessary to see the Christ and receive his blessings. Christian

    John the Baptist the Lord’s Messenger - Matt 11__2-15 Advent3 Sun, Dec 2003 First Lesson: Isaiah 35:1-10 Epistle: James 5:7-11 Psalm 146 Gospel: Matt 11:2-15 "Behold, I Send My Messenger before your face." The Greek word translated here as messenger is "angelos," that is, "angel." more

  • Thy Kingdom Come O Lord Series

    Contributed by Charles Scott on Aug 4, 2008
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    Advent is the season in which the Christian meditates on Christ coming into our lives bringing salvation if we repent, and on the return of Christ as judge and ruler in righteousness.

    Thy Kingdom Come AdventI (A_) Psalm 72__1-7 Sat, Dec 8, 2007 Sat of First Sunday in Advent First Reading: Isa 2:1-5Epistle: Rom 13:[8-10]11-14 Psalm 72 Gospel: Matt 21:1-11 or Matt 24:36-44 Invocation: In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Let us more

  • A Tale Of Two Saviors Series

    Contributed by Travis Jarrett on Mar 4, 2009

    Part 4 of 7 in the teaching series, "Storybooks, Fairytales & the Life God Wants You to Have."

    This week we continue our teaching series, "Storybooks, Fairytales & the Life God Wants You to Have" and we also celebrate this morning the second Sunday of Advent. The past couple of weeks, we’ve looked at a couple of areas in our lives that prevent us from living out the life that God wants us to more

  • In The Service Of The King Series

    Contributed by Travis Jarrett on Mar 4, 2009

    Part 5 of 7 in the teaching series "Storybooks, Fairytales & the Life God Wants You to Have."

    Discussion: On a scale of 1-10, how well do you respond to CHANGE? :: Girl, Interrupted Luke 1:26-29 “God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a village in Galilee, to a virgin named Mary. She was engaged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of King David. Gabriel appeared to her more

  • Lewis And Clark: Where The Map Ends The Adventure Begins! Series

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Jul 21, 2009

    Hebrews 11 provides principles for living and ministering in a fast-changing world!

    LESSONS FROM THE WILD WEST! LEWIS AND CLARK: WHERE THE MAP ENDS THE ADVENTURE BEGINS Hebrews 11:1-10 INTRO We are in a series called “Lessons from the Wild West.” Two weeks ago we looked at: “Buffalo Bill Cody” (10:1-15) and saw that he, just like the disciples of Jesus, was a common more

  • Restoring The Risk Of Christmas Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Jul 22, 2009

    We often think of Christmas in terms of peace … and this can begin to be reduced to that which is cozy and comfortable. But the events that we are invited to enter… begin with the opposite…

    As we enter the Christmas season… a term that is often referred to is “the Christmas spirit.’ It may be a parent telling their children to get a better attitude… or hinting to your boss to give you some extra slack or time off. But what really is the Christmas spirit? Perhaps there more

  • A Child Is Born

    Contributed by Ted Brassard on Jul 25, 2009

    The Wonder of the Christmas Message

    Intro: “unto us a child is born..” •The omnipotent God becomes a needy child. •The inclusive language of “unto us” as opposed to exclusive “them” •Life changes precipitated by the a “child” being “born” Change in responsibility "So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all more

  • Remember Cousin John

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Jan 29, 2009

    Everyone has relatives that seem strange. Jesus was not any different except that the crazy opinions and words were from God.

    It happened for the first time this week…I was asked the question that I dread…Are you ready for Christmas? My standard response is to say that it is not Christmas Eve yet? I ask what the big hurry is….? My point of view on Christmas shopping is not well received at my house. I am not more