Sunday Morning Sermon for 4/21/13

Here is the audio and notes for Sunday morning’s sermon.  You can listen by clicking on the sermon entitled “Escaping the Snares” in the playlist at the right or by following this link.  Notes are available below or as a PDF at the audio link.  May you be richly blessed through the Word.

Escaping the Snares

2 Timothy 2:14-3:9

Sermon notes 4/21/13

  1. Departing from iniquity

    1. On a firm foundation – Matthew 7:24-25

    2. Set apart as holy – 1 Peter 1:13-25

  2. Standing for truth

    1. Dealing with brothers – v. 22-23

    2. Dealing with unbelievers – v. 25; 1 Peter 2:11-12

    3. Getting rid of snares – Judges 1:27-2:5

  3. Overcoming evil

    1. Escaping false freedom – 2 Peter 2:17-22

    2. Finding true freedom – Galatians 5:13-14; 1 Peter 2:13-17

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Sunday Morning Sermon for 4/14/13

Here is the audio for the sermon from this Sunday.  You can listen by selecting the sermon for this date in the player to the right.  The sermon title is What’s the Difference.  You can also listen to the audio by following this link.  The notes are available below or on the audio site as well as a PDF file.  May you be richly blessed through the Word.

What’s the Difference?

1 Corinthians 5:1-13

Sermon notes 4/14/13

  1. What about “judge not”?

    1. Matthew 7:1-5

    2. Romans 14:10-13

    3. James 2:12-13; 4:11-12

  2. Making a right judgment

    1. James 3:13-4:12

    2. Upholding the standard – Romans 15:14-18

    3. John 5:30; 7:24

  3. Who do you judge?

    1. Yourself – 1 Corinthians 11:31-32

    2. Those who are brothers – 1 Corinthians 5:11-12

      1. The obvious and the opinions (Romans 14:1)

      2. Using grace – Titus 2:11-15

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Sunday Morning Sermon for 4/7/13

At the risk of overloading those who have been waiting, I am going to try and post several more sermons each day this week.  My plan is to be caught up to the current sermon by the end of this week (second week of June as I type this).  This is a sermon on being a disciple and more specifically the call of Jesus to His early disciples and how it pertains to us.  You can listen by choosing this sermon date in the player on the right or by following this link.  Notes are below or at the sermon audio site as well.  May you be richly blessed through the Word.

Fishers of Men

Matthew 4:18-22

Sermon notes 4/7/13

  1. Follow Me

    1. Making a decision

    2. John 12:25-26 – Wherever He leads

  2. I will make you

    1. Romans 12:1-2 – Transformation

    2. Ephesians 4:17-24

  3. Fishers of men

    1. Taking on His mission – Matthew 28:19-20

    2. Seeking and saving the lost – 2 Corinthians 5:11-21

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Sunday Morning Sermon for 3/31/13

Sermon from Resurrection Sunday to celebrate the culmination of God’s plan in the death and resurrection of His Son.  Audio is available by selecting the sermon date in the player on the right or by following this link.  Sermon notes are here on the page and also available on the audio site.  May you be richly blessed through the Word.

As It Is Written

Sermon notes 3/31/13

  1. A Plan Laid Out

    1. Luke 24:25-27; 36:45

    2. Psalm 22; 110; 118; Isaiah 53

  2. A Plan Understood

    1. Acts 2:14-29

    2. Acts 3:17-26

    3. Acts 4:8-13

  3. A Plan Unstoppable

    1. Acts 5:34-39

    2. God is still at work in us today

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Sunday Morning Sermon for 3/24/13

I am going to be catching up on posting sermons for the next little bit.  My apologies to those who have been waiting for them to be posted.  Audio is available by clicking on the sermon for 3/24/13 in the player to the left or by following this link .  Sermon notes are available below or at the audio site.  May you be richly blessed by the Word.

A Donkey Ride

Luke 19:28-44

Sermon notes 3/24/13

  1. A Donkey Prepared

    1. The Donkey of the Messiah – Zechariah 9:9

    2. More than symbolic

  2. A Desperate Petition

    1. A crowd of supporters – v. 35-38

    2. A cry for salvation – Psalm 118:25-26

    3. A call for silence – v. 39

  3. A Day of Punishment or Peace

    1. Things that make for peace

    2. The time of visitation/punishment – Jeremiah 8:4-15

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Sunday Morning Sermon for 3/10/13

After wrapping up our series on our church beliefs, we spent a Sunday morning talking about worship in Spirit and truth.  You can listen by selecting the correct sermon in the player on the right side of the page here or by clicking on the link in the title of the sermon notes below.  May God richly bless you through His Word.

Worship in Spirit and Truth

Sermon notes 3/10/13

  1. Understanding Worship – John 4:19-26

    1. Worship is service

    2. Romans 9:4-5

    3. Freedom to serve – Exodus 8:1

  2. Spiritual Worship

    1. Worship in obedience

    2. Disobedience destroys worship – 1 Samuel 15:22-24

  3. Go and Worship

    1. Mark 12:28-34

    2. Romans 12:9-21

    3. 1 Thessalonians 5:12-18

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Sunday Morning Sermon for 3/3/13

Here is the next part in our series of sermons 0n our beliefs as a church body.  The sermon this week is on prayer.  You can listen to the sermon by loading it in the player on the right or by clicking on the link in the sermon note title below.

What We Believe – Prayer

Sermon notes 3/3/13

  1. Praying together

    1. The Prayers – Acts 2:42; 3:1

    2. A need for commonality in corporate prayer

    3. Luke 11:2-4; Matthew 6:5-13

  2. Praying individually

    1. Private prayer is needed – Matthew 6:6; Daniel 6:10-13

    2. Following Jesus’ example – Matthew 14:23; Luke 5:16; Mark 1:35

  3. Praying for change

    1. Effective prayer – James 5:13-18

    2. Requested prayer – Colossians 4:2-4

    3. Powerful prayer – Acts 4:23-31

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Sunday Morning Sermon for 2/24/13

I was unable to get the sermon recorded for this Sunday morning.  In its place, I am posting up the Sunday night sermon from the community Lenten service for those who would like to hear it.  Click on the link here to listen to it or on the Community Lenten Service message in the player on the right.  I will also post the notes from the sermon on the 24th below as well (FYI, these notes have nothing to do with the Lenten sermon at all).

What We Believe – Spiritual Gifts

Sermon notes 2/24/13

  1. Given to all of God’s People – 1 Corinthians 12:1-11

    1. Different gifts for each person – v. 7, 11

    2. Used by each to contribute to the whole – v. 4-7

    3. For building up the Body of Christ (the Church)

  2. A Word about Tongues

    1. No Spiritual Gift is required for Salvation

    2. Paul’s admonition – 1 Corinthians 14:1-19

  3. Discover your gifts

    1. You have been given at least one

    2. Your gift is needed in the church

    3. Exercising our gifts in love – 1 Corinthians 13

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Sunday Morning Sermon for 2/17/13

Continuing our series on our beliefs and values as a church body.  This week’s sermon looks at the importance of assembling together as the body of Christ.  You can click on the title in the notes below to go to the sermon.net page or you can choose the sermon entitled “Assembling Together” in the player on the right side of the page to listen.  May you be richly blessed through the Word of God.

What We Believe – Assembling Together

Sermon notes 2/17/13

  1. You are God’s People – 1 Peter 2:4-17

    1. Watch how you live – v. 11-12, 15-17

    2. Watch how you love – 1 Peter 4:8

    3. Watch how you lose – Submission

  2. A Church’s Foundation – Ephesians 2:19-22

    1. Built on those who have gone before

    2. Christ as the cornerstone

  3. We need one another Work Together for Good

    1. Exhort one another – Hebrews 3:1-15

    2. Encourage one another – Hebrews 10:23-25

    3. Staying True – 2 Timothy 4:2-5

 

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Sunday Morning Sermon for 2/10/13

I will be catching up on posting sermons. If you are seeing this after April 2013, then this doesn’t make any sense at all perhaps, but I am postdating the posts so that they will stay in the right order and on the right dates. I have had some computer issues that I have been working on so that I am able to do the audio posting in a more timely fashion, but it has resulted in a two month backlog of sermons. I will be getting them up shortly. Thanks to all of you who listen for being patient in the meantime. This is a continuation of our series about our church values/beliefs.  Click on the title for the notes below to go to the sermon audio or select the correct message from the player on the right hand side of the page here.

What We Believe: Benevolence

Matthew 25:31-46

Sermon notes 2/10/13

  1. Taking care of those in need

    1. The least of these

    2. Loving your neighbor – James 1:27; 2:8-9

  2. Faith that works – James 2:14-17

    1. Taking care of needs – Isaiah 58:6-12

    2. Do whatever you are able – James 4:17

    3. Entertaining Angels – Hebrews 13:1-3

  3. A Team Effort – Romans 12:1-13

    1. Sacrificing ourselves

    2. Working as one body

    3. Friendly competition – v. 10

    4. Overcoming evil with good – v. 21

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