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From Pastor’s Thoughts: The Jewish Feasts in the Lives of Believers

  The Jewish Feasts in the Lives of Believers Date: November 7th, 2018 Read: Romans 5:6-11 The Jewish holy calendar contains a total of seven feasts within three major multi-day feasts/holidays; a foreshadowing of the redemptive work of Jesus. Over the next few devotions we’ll look at these three major feasts. Within the Feast of the Passover were…

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From Pastor’s Thoughts: Call On The Lord

Call On The Lord Date: October 31st, 2018 Read: Jeremiah 33:1-3 The Creator of the universe invites us to call on Him and He will answer us. When God spoke these words to Jeremiah he was accused of treason and placed in prison (Jer. 32). Jeremiah had been praying and yet God came to him and said: “Call…

Does The Holy Spirit Baptize

The Great Helper Series: Does the Holy Spirit Baptize?

You can listen to the audio from this message here   You may have heard about the Baptism of the Holy Spirit but did you know the experience is not just Pentecostal doctrine but Biblical truth? Read Acts 1: 4-5, 8 The Bible clearly teaches that: 1. The Holy Spirit Baptized us in Jesus When…

Is the Holy Spirit Charismatic

The Great Helper Series: Is the Holy Spirit Charismatic?

You can listen to the audio from this message here Charismatic comes from the Greek work Charisma. The Charismatic Movement began in the 1960s and is similar to Pentecostalism in beliefs and practices. Fundamental to the movement is the use of spiritual gifts (charismata). Charisma is the immediate enablement of the Holy Spirit in the…

Authentic Chrsitianity

Authentic Christianity

“But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere. For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing, to one a fragrance from death to death,…

The Great Imitation

“The Great Imitation” sermon is part of the “Authentic Christianity” series, and is focused on 2 Corinthians 2:14-6:13. Ray Stedman said, ‘All human pursuits–even the study of religion and theology–are mere pale imitations once we come into the presence of the Great Reality, Jesus Himself.’ The Christian life begins with an encounter with Jesus Christ. …

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Power of Words

The text for today’s sermon is James 3:1-12. “1 Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly. 2 We all stumble in many ways. Anyone who is never at fault in what they say is perfect, able to keep their whole…

Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?

One day Sir Lionel Luckhoo, one of the most successful lawyers of all times, was challenged by someone to take his monumental legal analysis powers and to apply them to the evidence of the resurrection of Jesus Christ and come to a conclusion. He spent several years of his life studying the historical record. I…

If I Believe, Why Do I Still Doubt?

I want to talk today about a topic that is relevant for every single person here whether you’re a Christian or not. It is a topic that will affect us sometime in our life. We all wrestle with that to some degree. Let me read you a part of a letter written to the pastor…