Category: Weekly Message

This is where you can find sermon audio and outlines from past Sundays.

  • The Surprising path to Joy

    “Come and Thrive with us in Christ”1 Peter, the surprising path to joy. I. Practice gratitude when life is hard. 1:6-8 II. Be different; overcome, don’t overlook evil. 1:13-15 III. Cherish community with other believers; reject individualism. 2:4-5, 9 IV. Be ready in Submission and Suffering. 2:16, 21; 3:15 V. Own the Mission: everyone, every day. 4:10-11, 5:1 Our dream is to become a church which stands against apathy; where each of us owns the…

  • Always winter and never Christmas

    John 1:10-20I. No Peace: alienated from God & people. (10-13) A. Irony: The world doesn’t know its own creator. “Honey, I’m home” – “who are you?” B. Tragedy: The Jews rejected their own Messiah. C. Opportunity: Now all “receivers” enjoy the scorned blessing. II. No Joy: We wouldn’t really know about God. (14-15) A. Jesus is eternal God. B. Jesus is touchable glory. III. No Hope: We would be left to our own resources. (16-18)…

  • Disciples have the Power of God

    Acts 3:1-20 Disciples; Have far more than Money, Fame, Material Things. We have power through prayer (our link, with God)—v. 1 The reason for prayer—Luke 18:1. cp Luke 24:49. The results of prayer—James 5:16. Everyone has something to petition God for—v. 2 Sin cripples’ man—Judges 16:20–21. Sin controls man—John 8:34. Sin confuses man—2 Corinthians 4:4. Power is given to the subject of prayer. The plea—“Look upon us.” (v. 4) The plan—“What we have we give…

  • The Church is Born

    Acts 2What happened at Pentecost? I. God fulfilled of his plan revealed by the prophets. A. The Holy Spirit had been among his people but never before in his people. B. Peter interpreted the Pentecost event to be the fulfillment of Joel’s prophecy. II. Peter gave a very clear and timely proclamation of the gospel. A. Peter interpreted the resurrection as a fulfillment of Psalm 16:8-11 B. That made sense to a lot of people…

  • The Mission Exists because Jesus left

    Acts 1:1-11; Matthew 28:16-20 “The Ascension of Jesus Christ is an important article of the Christian faith, declaring the victory of Jesus and pointing to his present lordship over the events of human history.” ISBE 1:310 I. The Ascension: Jesus is no longer physically here. A. Christ ascended to a place. B. Jesus of Nazareth received glory and honor. C. Christ was seated at the right hand of the Father. D. Believers have also been…