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Which is Superior, the Old or the New Covenant? – Sermon – October 30 2016

10-30-16-cross-in-mountain-rising-sunriseQuestions to think about before you hear the Sermon:

What is a Covenant?  What was the purpose of the Old Covenant (the Law of the Commandments) ?  What was the Purpose of the New Covenant (the Gospel) ?

Listen for these questions and answers  for “Which is Superior, the Old or the New Covenant?”, below in the 1-part Video ,  or the one-part MP3 Audio Sermon.

Scriptures below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon: 

Psalm 20,  Genesis 21: 1-14,  Galatians 4: 21-31,  John 5: 33-47

Keywords:

Martin Luther and the Gospel,  The 10 Commandments, the Old Covenant was not to save man, but to destroy man’s pride.  To lead us to hopelessness, that we look and ask for a Savior., Old Testament vs New Testament

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How Does God Restore Our Families By Christmas? – Christmas Day – Sermon – December 25 2014

12-25-14-Bible open with a candle burning for lightHow Does God Restore Our Families By Christmas? – Christmas Day – Sermon – December 25 2014

Questions to help understand the direction and meaning of the Sermon for You: (coming soon!)

How does God satisfy our needs for family by Christmas, by the birth of His Son Jesus?

Listen for these questions and answers about for “How Does God Restore Our Families By Christmas?”, below in the one-part MP3 Audio Sermon.

Scriptures below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 98,  Isaiah 52: 7-10,  Colossians 1: 13-20,  John 1: 1-18

Keywords: Husband, Husband , Wife, Children,  Father, Son, Holy Spirit, God made our family in his own image

 

 

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MP3 Player - How Does God Restore Our Families By Christmas? - Christmas Day - Sermon - December 25 2014

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Transformed Into The Image of Christ – Sermon – September 08 2013

Transformed Into The Image of Christ – Sermon – September 08 2013

Did you know God wants to change your way of thinking?  Do you feel today like you are being daily conformed by the world to think like the world, especially by constant bombardment of the entertainment industry?  Would you agree that most people’s minds today are instead filled with things like: unbelief, lust of the flesh, lust of the eyes,  the pride of life, mistrust, envy, greed, murder, fear, anxiety, worry, depression, darkness, and things like that?   If God created man’s mind good, clean, pure, true – where did all these evil thoughts come from?

Listen for these questions and answers about Transformed Into The Image of Christ – Sermon – September 08 2013, below in the 1-part Video ,  and the one-part MP3 Audio Sermon.

Scriptures below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 143: 1-8,  Deuteronomy 5: 27-33,  Ephesians 4: 17-24, Mark 12: 28 – 34

Keywords: women and were consumed with passion for one another, men committing shameless acts with men , wickedness, evil, covetousness, malice, envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity, they are gossips, slanderers, haters of God, insolent, haughty, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents, foolish, faithless, heartless, ruthless, lesbian, homosexual acts, gay, transformation, conforming to the world and media, transfigured

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MP3 Player - Transformed Into The Image of Christ - Sermon - September 08 2013

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The Water of Life – Sermon – May 02 2010

05-02-10-Two-Deer-Drinking-Water-and-quote-from-IsaiahThe Water of Life – Sermon – May 02 2010

Questions that will be answered in the Sermon:

Jesus claims to be able to give living water to whomever He will.  What kind of Water does he mean?  What does this water do?

How do we thirst in spirit and in heart?

Listen for these questions and answers about for The Water of Life , in one-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Scriptures will be below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 42,  Isaiah 55: 1-7,  Revelation 22: 1-5, 17,  John 7: 37-44

Keywords:  Jesus and the Smaritan woman at the well, John 4: 3-25, Ways people try to fill this thirst: alcohol, adrenaline-rock climbers, base jumpers thrill seekers, businessmen seeking money, accounts, bigger toys bigger bank accounts, sexual exploits, yoga, therapy, counseling, a hobby, doing good deeds, Isaiah 55: 1-4,

 

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MP3 Player - The Water of Life - Sermon - May 02 2010

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The Healing Power of Forgiveness – Confession and Absolution – Sermon – June 13 2010

The Healing Power of Forgiveness,  Confession and Absolution – Sermon – June 13 2010

Do you know and are you sure of the forgiveness of your sins from God?  Are you taking your assurance of the forgiveness from God to help and inspire you to practice this same kind of grace with each other and especially with those who have really hurt you in your life?   What do we learn about forgiveness from the scripture?   Why is it so important for us?  Why is God everywhere in the scripture so zealously urging us to accept His forgiveness and to forgive each other? Do you know that when we forsake love – love of God and love of one another – we sin, and the result is that we hurt each other?

Listen for these questions and answers about “The Healing Power of Forgiveness,  Confession and Absolution”, in the 1-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Scriptures below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 32,  1 Kings 8: 22-24, 27-32,  James 5: 13-20,  John 20: 19-23

Keywords: a Money lender had two debtors parable, the boy on the park bench and bee sting illustration, corrie ten boom – holland World War II, 2 Two, Nazi SS officer, prison camp German camp, sins nature and power is to divide, to separate, to injure, to break down and ultimately to destroy relationships between persons,

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MP3 Player - The Healing Power of Forgiveness,  Confession and Absolution - Sermon - June 13 2010

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Why Is Church Important – Sermon – October 03 2010

Why Is Church Important ? – Sermon – October 03 2010

Why is it important to come to church?  Why is it important to be part of a local congregation?  Why is coming to church regularly so vital?  Why is it essential in God’s eyes you be a part of a local congregation?  Why does God say, My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge, and a people without understanding shall come to ruin?  Why is Fellowship with other Christians Vital and Critical?

Listen for these questions and answers about “Why Is Church Important ?”, in the 1-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Scriptures below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 40: 1-5, 9-10,  Hosea 4: 1-9, 14,  Hebrews 10: 19-25,  Matthew 5: 1-16

Keywords: Lone Ranger Christians, church and hypocrits, hypocrisy,  fellowship of Christians, support of brothers and sisters, lifting up each other,

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MP3 Player - Why Is Church Important ? - Sermon - October 03 2010

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When God Doesn’t Make Sense – Sermon – February 20 2011

When God Doesn’t Make Sense – Sermon – February 20 2011

What about those times in our life when our suffering just doesn’t make sense?  Have you ever felt frustrated or confused, and can’t see/understand why God is acting in the way he is, or why He is not acting like we think He should?  So what do you do in those times?  How do you keep faith?  Did the Saints in the Bible ever feel this way?

Listen for these questions and answers about “When God Doesn’t Make Sense”, in the 1-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Scriptures below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 146,  Job 1: 6-12,  1 Corinthians 1: 18-31,  John 13: 1-11

Keywords: classified information,  suffering, jonathon died, the best friend of David, Job’s suffering, Job, Joseph when taken from his family, Jonah in the Whale, Abraham and his son Isaac, government, military, family , all have classified information,  anger toward God, frustrated at God, frustration,

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MP3 Player - When God Doesn’t Make Sense - Sermon - February 20 2011

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The Chief Shepherd – Sermon – April 10 2011

The Chief Shepherd – Sermon – April 10 2011

Do you ever feel that your heart is prone to wander, and that it sometimes strays from God?  Pulls you in various directions?  Why does our heart wander so?   why does it go after vain, sinful things? Why does Jesus call us sheep?

Listen for these questions and answers about “The Chief Shepherd”, below in the 1-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Scriptures below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 28,  Isaiah 40: 6-11,  1 Peter 5: 1-11,  John 10: 7-18,

Keywords: salvation, assurance in Christ,  wandering hearts, wander from God, The Lord is my shepherd,  sheep are dumb,

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MP3 Player - The Chief Shepherd - Sermon - April 10 2011

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Renewing Your Life in Christ by Fellowship – Strength in Numbers – Sermon – August 14 2011

Renewing Your Life in Christ by Fellowship – Strength in Numbers – Sermon – August 14 2011

What is Fellowship?  How does God renew us through Fellowship and Human Friendship?

Listen for these questions and answers about “Renewing Your Life in Christ by Fellowship – Strength in Numbers”, below in the 1-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Scriptures below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 133,  Deuteronomy 10: 12-22,  Ephesians 4: 107, 11-16,  Matthew 5: 21-26

Keywords: fellowship and friendship, lone ranger, when 2, 3 or more are gathered in my name Jesus is present, loneliness in America, lonely and non-lonely, depression and loneliness, bad health and loneliness,

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MP3 Player - Renewing Your Life in Christ by Fellowship – Strength in Numbers - Sermon - August 14 2011

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Renewing Your Life By The Grace of God – Sermon – August 28 2011

Renewing Your Life By The Grace of God – Sermon – August 28 2011

What is Grace?  How do I know Grace is for Me?   Who is not under Grace?  What if we forget about being saved by Grace and we drift toward Works?  How are we renewed through Grace?  How did the early church, the Roman Catholic church drift away from the Gospel?

Listen for these questions and answers about “Renewing Your Life By The Grace of God”, below in the 1-part MP3 Audio Sermon below.

Scriptures below from the church bulletin used in the Sermon:

Psalm 145: 3-13, 21,  Amos 9: 8-15,  Acts 15: 1-11,  Luke 5: 29-39

Keywords: Mother Theresa, Roman Catholics, losing Grace,  saved by Grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone,

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MP3 Player - Renewing Your Life By The Grace of God - Sermon - August 28 2011

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