Sermons from October 2014

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Relationships Within the Church

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Listen to this sermon. Scripture for this message: Hebrews 3:1-2, 3:12-14 Hebrews 10:24-25 Matthew 22:35-40 John 13:34-35 Ephesians 4:1-3   Christians were struggling with the new relationships with different people (culture, social/economic standing, etc.) based on their unity in Christ.  Those struggles were apparently causing some to neglect and abandon Christian fellowship. Christianity is inherently […]

Hanging Our Hope on Jesus

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Listen to this message. Scripture for this message: Hebrews 2:14-18 Hebrews 4:15 Hebrews 7:26-28   Just like the original audience of Hebrews, we have the same temptations to drift away from Christianity and hang our hope on things of this world (job, spouse, hobbies, etc.). Eventually all earthly things fail, and when they do our joy […]

Jesus’ Solidarity with Humanity

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Listen to this message. Scripture for this message: Hebrews 2:11-13 Isaiah 8:18, 52:13-53:12 Psalm 22:1-22 John 15:12-17   One thing absent from most of Hebrews, which was addressed to an audience that needed to change their behavior, is a list of self-improvement do’s and don’ts.  Instead of giving readers a list of ways to improve, […]

Jesus’ Suffering

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Listen to this message. Scripture for this message: Hebrews 2:10 1 Corinthians 1:21-23 John 13:12-16, 15:18-20 Matthew 5:3-12 Acts 5:40-41 1 Peter 4:12-16 Three types of suffering: Caused Common Suffering Christian Everyone is subject to the first two types of suffering, but Hebrews addresses an audience that is experiencing particularly strong suffering because they are […]