Sunday Message: To Whom All Praise Belongs

December 26th, 2021 Today’s Reading: Philippians 1:3-8 “In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now,” Philippians 1:4-5 MAIN IDEA: Praise God for His CHURCH and His WORK in His CHURCH. Text Notes: • Praise God for KOINONIA inContinue reading “Sunday Message: To Whom All Praise Belongs”

Sunday Message: Receiving is Believing

December 19th, 2021 Today’s Reading: John 3:16-21 “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 MAIN IDEA: Receiving God’s LOVE means believing in God’s SON. Text Notes: SALVATION in Jesus (v.16-17) The CHOICE to believeContinue reading “Sunday Message: Receiving is Believing”

Sunday Message: The Center of Our Joy

December 12th, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 146:5-10 “Happy is he who has the God of Jacob for his help,Whose hope is in the LORD his God…” Psalm 146:5 MAIN IDEA: Placing our hope in GOD centers our joy on GOD. Text Notes: God, the BLESSED Hope (v.5-7) God, the RIGHTEOUS Hope (v.8-9) God, the ETERNAL Hope (v.10) Prayer: Lord God, You areContinue reading “Sunday Message: The Center of Our Joy”

Sunday Message: Preparation Plan

December 5th, 2021 Today’s Reading: Luke 3:1-6, 15-17 “…as it is written in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah: A voice of one crying out in the wilderness: “Prepare the way for the Lord; make His paths straight!“ Luke 3:4 MAIN IDEA: PREPARE the way. Get OUT of the way. Let GODContinue reading “Sunday Message: Preparation Plan”

Sunday Message: A Present and Powerful Hope

November 28, 2021 Today’s Reading: Isaiah 40:27-31 But those who wait on the LORDShall renew their strength;They shall mount up with wings like eagles,They shall run and not be weary,They shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31 Sermon Main Idea: Waiting on the Lord to fulfill His promises fills us with strength to keep walking with God. Text Notes:Continue reading “Sunday Message: A Present and Powerful Hope”

Sunday Message: Human Advice vs. God’s Direction

November 21, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 21:1-14 13 Then Paul answered, “What do you mean by weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.” 14 So when he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, “The will ofContinue reading “Sunday Message: Human Advice vs. God’s Direction”

Sunday Message: The Motivation for Ministry

November 14, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 20:17-38 Therefore take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.  Acts 20:28 Sermon Main Idea: THE CHURCH’S MOTIVATION IS NOT WHAT WE CAN GET, BUT WHATContinue reading “Sunday Message: The Motivation for Ministry”

Sunday Message: Firmly Flexible

November 7, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 20:1-6 And when the Jews plotted against him as he was about to sail to Syria, he decided to return through Macedonia. Acts 20:3 Sermon Main Idea: The Church adapts its PLANS to fit God’s PLAN. Text Notes: Paul’s THWARTED plans go according to God’s PLAN. (v.1-6) God’s powerContinue reading “Sunday Message: Firmly Flexible”

Sunday Message: The Christian Response to Chaos

October 31, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 19:21-41 Meanwhile, some were shouting one thing and some another, because the assembly was in confusion, and most of them did not know why they had come together.  Acts 19:32 Sermon Main Idea: Keep CALM for God is in CONTROL. Text Notes: Ephesus ERUPTS over the Gospel. (v.23-29) PaulContinue reading “Sunday Message: The Christian Response to Chaos”

Sunday Message: The Irreplaceable Ingredient

October 24, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 19:11-20 One day the evil spirit answered them, “Jesus I know, and Paul I know about, but who are you?” Acts 19:15 Sermon Main Idea: SERVICE to Christ requires SURRENDER to Christ. There is no substitute. Text Notes: God uses UNUSUAL means to meet people with His mercy. (v.11-12)Continue reading “Sunday Message: The Irreplaceable Ingredient”