Sermons from 2016

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A Grander Perspective

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John 14:1-3 The Way to the Father 14 “Your heart must not be troubled. Believe[a] in God; believe also in Me. 2 In My Father’s house are many dwelling places;[b] if not, I would have told you. I am going away to prepare a place for you. 3 If I go away and prepare a place for you, I will come back and receive you to […]

The Truth About Forgiveness

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Matthew 18 Who Is the Greatest? 18 At that time[a] the disciples came to Jesus and said, “Who is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” 2 Then He called a child to Him and had him stand among them. 3 “I assure you,” He said, “unless you are converted[b] and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 4 Therefore, whoever humbles himself like […]

Reflecting Jesus

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Matthew 25:13-46 13 “Therefore be alert, because you don’t know either the day or the hour.[a] The Parable of the Talents 14 “For it is just like a man going on a journey. He called his own slaves and turned over his possessions to them. 15 To one he gave five talents;[b] to another, two; and to another, one—to each according […]

Agape Love

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1 John 2 2 My little children, I am writing you these things so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ the Righteous One. 2 He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not only for ours, but also for those of the whole world. God’s Commands 3 This […]

Announcing the Kingdom

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Matthew 6:9-10 (HCSB) The Model Prayer 9 “Therefore, you should pray like this: Our Father in heaven, Your name be honored as holy. 10 Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Isaiah 52:7 (HCSB) 7 How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of the herald, who proclaims peace, who brings news of […]

A Reminder of Sovereignty

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Daniel 4 (HCSB) Nebuchadnezzar’s Proclamation 4 [a]King Nebuchadnezzar, To those of every people, nation, and language, who live in all the earth: May your prosperity increase. 2 I am pleased to tell you about the miracles and wonders the Most High God has done for me. 3 How great are His miracles, and how mighty His wonders! His kingdom is an […]

The Curse of Work

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Genesis 3:17-19 17 And He said to Adam, “Because you listened to your wife’s voice and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, ‘Do not eat from it’: The ground is cursed because of you. You will eat from it by means of painful labor[a] all the days of your life. 18 It will produce […]

From Conformed to Transformed

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Romans 12:1-2 (HCSB) A Living Sacrifice 12 Therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your spiritual worship.[a] 2 Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may discern what is the good, pleasing, and perfect […]