Sermons from November 2009

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The Lord’s Supper

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Download the MP3. Scripture for today’s sermon: 1 Corinthians 11:17-33 Luke 22 Paul’s first point: There is an incorrect way to celebrate communion. (1 Cor. 11:17-20) Basics of Communion •Who should celebrate communion? ■Born again believers ■Should kids? ■There is no clear distinction or guideline concerning a specific age, but when in doubt refer to […]

Don’t Settle! (John 16)

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Download the MP3. Scripture for today’s sermon: John 13:1 – John 16:14 Jesus tells us He will be leaving and we can’t go with Him. He tells us to stay connected with Him. He also tells us that He will be persecuted and tells us we will also be persecuted. Holy Spirit is God’s Advocate […]

Wake Up and Smell the Jesus (Matthew 23)

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Download the MP3. Scripture for today’s sermon: Matthew 23 Matthew 5 A look at the Pharisees (i.e. People): (Matthew 23:1-7) ■They (we) have high expectations for others that they (we) do not place upon themselves (ourselves) ■They (we) enjoy people thinking well of them (us) ■They (we) enjoy people showing that they think well of […]

Prayer Confidence (Luke 18)

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Download the MP3. Scripture for today’s sermon: Luke 18:1-14 Nowhere in the New Testament are we commanded to invite people to our services. We are commanded to go out into the world and make disciples. What power do we have? Luke 18:1-8 This is not about wearing God out with our requests. Christ is not […]

Investing (Luke 16:1-14)

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Download the MP3. Scripture for today’s sermon: Luke 16:1-14 100 measures of oil was worth about three years’ wages for the average laborer. 100 measures of wheat was worth about ten years’ wages for the average laborer. Luke 16:8 theories: 1. Taking out the manager’s commission 2. These bills were hard to collect; possibly the […]