Sermons by Pastor George Ridley

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A Heart for Restored Relationships

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Luke 15:20-24 (HCSB) 20 So he got up and went to his father. But while the son was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion. He ran, threw his arms around his neck,[a] and kissed him. 21 The son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and in your sight. I’m no longer […]

Against the Current – Faithful Service

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Matthew 25:14-30 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) 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;[a] to another, two; and to another, one—to each according to his own ability. Then he went on […]

Focus on Jesus

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Hebrews 12  Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) The Call to Endurance 12 Therefore, since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us. Let us run with endurancethe race that lies before us, 2 keeping our eyes on Jesus,[a] the source and perfecter[b] of our […]

Who is Jesus?

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Matthew 16:13-20  Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) Peter’s Confession of the Messiah 13 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi,[a] He asked His disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”[b] 14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist; others, Elijah; still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15 “But you,” He asked them, “who […]

Our Spiritual Foundation

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2 Samuel 22  David’s Song of Thanksgiving 22 David spoke the words of this song to the Lord on the day the Lord rescued him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. 2 He said: The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer, 3 my God, my mountain where I seek refuge. My shield, the horn of my salvation, my […]

Strength in our Church Family

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James 5:13-20 13 Is anyone among you suffering? He should pray. Is anyone cheerful? He should sing praises. 14 Is anyone among you sick? He should call for the elders of the church, and they should pray over him after anointing him with olive oil in the name of the Lord. 15 The prayer of faith will save the sick […]

Our Response to Persecution

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James 5:1-11 5 Come now, you rich people! Weep and wail over the miseries that are coming on you. 2 Your wealth is ruined and your clothes are moth-eaten. 3 Your silver and gold are corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You stored up treasure in the last days! 4 Look! The […]

Identified with Jesus

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Romans 5:20-6:11 (NIV) 20 The law was brought in so that the trespass might increase. But where sin increased, grace increased all the more, 21 so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign through righteousness to bring eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. Dead to Sin, Alive in Christ 1 What shall we say, then? Shall we go on […]