You Are Called To Become

This is the 3rd sermon in the “Live Your Calling: What On Earth Am I Here For?” series. We looked at your first calling in life which is the calling to be loved. God doesn’t want you to do anything first in life. That’s the bedrock of everything that happens in your life. You must…

The Holy Spirit – Restrainer of Evil

This the the 4th sermon preached by Pastor Elio Marrocco in “Ther Person and Gifts of the Holy Spirit” series. We see the Holy Spirit today in the world as the restraining force against evil.   The Bible tells us that there is one final, great battle to be fought before Satan is forced to…

Ruth, the Romance of Redemption

When Benjamin Franklin was United States Ambassador to France, he occasionally attended the Infidels Club – a group that spent most of its time searching for and reading literary masterpieces. On one occasion Franklin read the book of Ruth to the club when it was gathered together, but changed the names in it so it would…

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A Vision for the Church

Over the years, as I read and studied the Bible certain verses of Scriptures have had a great impact on my life: “Enoch walked with God.” (Genesis 5:24) This verse put a great desire in my heart to want to please God in all my ways.   “Wealth and honor come from you; you are…

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The Biblical Principles of Giving

Generous biblical giving gives the believer a rewarding future. Paul captures this idea as he writes his first letter to Timothy. Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God who richly supplies us with all things to…

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East, West, and the True God

There Is One God The God of the whole earth, the God of the Bible, is not the God only of the West. As a matter of fact, people in the West have not usually had a true picture of God because they have not read and obeyed the Bible. And the God of the…

Combine God’s Word with Faith

Today’s Scripture is Hebrews 3:6-19, 4:12. ‘But Christ is faithful as a son over God’s house. We are his house if we continue to come boldly to God. We must also hold on to the hope we take pride in. 7 The Holy Spirit says, “Listen to his voice today. 8 If you hear it, don’t…

Be Wise About the Worship of God

The scripture for today is Colossians 3:15-16. 15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. 16 Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and…

Be Wise About the Will of God

The scripture for today is Ephesians 5:8-20. 8 For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light 9 (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) 10 and find out what pleases the Lord. 11 Have nothing to do with the…

The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ

When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter…