Submission Into Relationship

God determined in all of heaven and in all creation that relationship is good. God created EVERYTHING to have order, purpose, and relationship. When God created man (Adam), everything was already in place to sustain him. God, the Father, the Provider, the Sustainer, the Source did it all! Then, God did not want man and…

God’s Word In Temptation

Text: Matthew 4:1-11 Temptation is an invitation to sin with the promise that something good will come out of it. We are drawn away from obedience to God by our own selfish desires. But, God made a way for us to escape those desires. . .His Word! God will use our temptations as “testing periods”…

Continue In The Word

Text: 2 Timothy 3:14-17 Are we now in parilous times. . .hard, troubling times? Are times getting worse? In these times, people are not only doing what is wrong, but they are embracing the wrong. During these times, we need to continue in the things of God. We need to hold onto TRUTH no matter…

The Victory We Have In Christ

Text: 2 Corinthians 10:3-6 We need to start this new year with a heart that wants to be right with God. Instead of coming to church with a heart of worship, we come with a “drive-through” order. . .who’s speaking? what songs will we be singing? how long will the service be? It’s not about…

The Powerful Word Of God

Text: Hebrews 4:12 The Word of God can destroy what is false and build up what is true. The Word of God will point us to the Promised Land, but disobedience will cause the Word of God to let us know we will not get there. God’s Word is alive because Jesus is alive. It…

From Character To Conduct

Text: Colossians 3:15-24 There’s a new life that comes along with this thing called christianity. We can no longer live the way we used to live. We now must let the peace of Christ allow us to keep unity with one another. Let the peace of God rule in our hearts. Let the Word of…

The Real Meaning Of Christmas

Text: Philippians 2:5 At Christmastime, the emphasis is put on everything but Jesus. We forget about why He came, how He came, and what He came to accomplish. We get so caught up in the traditional things. Jesus had to come because the world was in trouble and on their way to an eternal punishment.…

How Are You Living II

Text: Colossians 3:5-11 We often think we can control our sin.  We may think that we have them all under control, but eventually they will control us. We have laws based on sin, but only some sin. The Bible tells us that if we are dead in Christ, then we are dead to sin. We…

How Are You Living

Text: Colossians 3:1-4 There is a life that goes along with claiming Jesus as Savior, that we must live. We must be serious about living the christian life. We are risen with Christ and dead to sin. Therefore, we must think of things above, not the things of the world. Anything that doesn’t glorify God…