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I Love My Church Series: Part 3 – Hope of the World

You can listen to the audio from this message here I Love My Church Series – Part 3 “Hope of the World” Read Matthew 21:8-11 Jesus entered Jerusalem to celebration and excitement. The people were putting their hope in Him as the one to set them free from their oppression under the Roman Empire. But Jesus didn’t…

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I Love My Church Series: Part 2 – Make A Difference

You can listen to the audio from this message here I Love My Church Series – Part 2 “Make A Difference”   Read Ephesians 4:16 When the church is working right, there’s nothing like it. The church is a place to make a difference. We were created to serve and make a difference. Forbes Magazine had an…

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I Love My Church Series: Part 1 – Who Is The Church

You can listen to the audio from this message here I Love My Church Series – Part 1 “Who Is The Church?” The Bible says that Jesus loved the church so much that He gave His life for it. The church is the most influential, counter-cultural, and enduring organization throughout human history. The apostle Paul reminded…

The Glory of His Suffering and Death

Mark 8:31 “He then began to teach them that the Son of man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law and that he must be killed and after three days rise again.” This was Jesus’ first announcement of his own death. Then another time after…

The Four Comings of Christ

The Bible text that we will focus on today is Luke 2:1-20. The Bible talks about the four comings of Christ.   1. The Coming of the Baby in Bethlehem We have read about this in Luke 2. While there is a simplicity of the telling of the story in the gospels we never can…

Christ Has Redeemed Us from the Curse of Death

‘Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: “Cursed is everyone who is hung on a tree.”’ (Galatians 3:13) ‘For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.’ (Romans 6:23)   The first…

The Reality of Hell

Very often people will ask the question, “So, what happens after I die?” Everybody wants to know the answer to that question. What happens after I die? And last week we spoke on ‘The reality of Heaven.’ The Bible tells us that everything you see is temporary. And what you don’t see is what’s going…

The Reality of Heaven

“Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.” (Colossians 3:1) The truth is, a lot of times, we’re just not too excited about heaven. We’re much more interested in earth than we are about heaven. And really that’s too bad!…