Are You True Children of Abraham?

Are You True Children of Abraham?

The Sermon: Galatians 3: 26-29 [NKJV] 26 For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. 27 For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. 29 And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise. Are You True Children of Abraham? Listen to the sermon:   Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost Sunday, August 31, 2014 (9:00 a.m.)  Hymn The Service Order ………………………………. Pages 1-4 In Supplement The Scripture Reading – Romans 9: 1-8, 23-25 In terms of being seemingly spiritually advantaged, the Jews certainly had much going for them with the Old Testament and the Messianic prophecies spoken and fulfilled before their very eyes. Sadly, however, many Read More …

The Incomparable Word

"Heaven and earth will pass away, but My Word will never pass away."(Matthew 24:35)

The Sermon: Isaiah 55: 10-11 [NKJV] “For as the rain comes down, and the snow from heaven, And do not return there, But water the earth, And make it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower And bread to the eater, 11 So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; It shall not return to Me void, But it shall accomplish what I please, And it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it. The Incomparable Word It’s Divine Power It’s Unfailing Effectiveness Listen to the sermon:   Seventh Sunday After Pentecost Sunday, July 27, 2014 (9:00 a.m.) Our Invocational Prayer Opening Hymn The Confession Of Sins & Absolution [WS pg 1] Invocation P: In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. C: Amen Confession and Absolution P: Read More …

The Spirit Creates and Grows Disciples

The Spirit Creates and Grows Disciples

The Sermon: Acts 19: 1-2 And it happened that while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul passed through the inland country and came to Ephesus. There he found some disciples. 2 And he said to them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” And they said, “No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.”  [ESV] The Spirit Creates and Grows Disciples Listen to the sermon: Pentecost Sunday Sunday, June 8, 2014 (9:00 a.m.) Opening Hymn The Service Of The Word …………. Pages 1-4 (Worship Supplement) The Scripture Reading ………………………………….  Acts 18:24 – 19:10 The Spirit’s Gospel “process” is evident in the Scriptural “instruction” given to Apollos and in His subsequent bold Word proclamation. Likewise, in Paul’s patient dealings with a group of disciples still growing in their faith. Important lessons for us as we learn, grow and share the Word with others. Read More …

Christ Enriches Our Lives In Every Way

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The Sermon: 1 Corinthians 1: 1-9 1 Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and our brother Sosthenes, 2 To the church of God in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be holy, together with all those everywhere who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ–their Lord and ours: 3 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 4 I always thank God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus. 5 For in him you have been enriched in every way–in all your speaking and in all your knowledge– 6 because our testimony about Christ was confirmed in you. 7 Therefore you do not lack any spiritual gift as you eagerly wait for our Lord Jesus Christ to be revealed. 8 He will keep you strong to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Read More …

A Christian View of Labor

God’s Amazing Cure for Boredom

Sermon: Genesis 3: 17-19 17 Then to Adam He said, “Because you have heeded the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree of which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat of it’: “Cursed is the ground for your sake; In toil you shall eat of it All the days of your life. 18 Both thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you, And you shall eat the herb of the field. 19 In the sweat of your face you shall eat bread Till you return to the ground, For out of it you were taken; For dust you are, And to dust you shall return.” Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for Read More …