Sermons by Kieth Banta

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Membership Covenant 4 Elements

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Listen to this message:   4 Elements Walk in Holiness What God expects of us-1 Peter 1:15-16; He expects our pursuit of Holiness Why God expects this-Habakkuk 1:13a, Hebrews 12:14, Ephesians 1:3-4; Because He is holy, we are works in progress and are being constantly being shaped and molded by God How to meet God’s […]

Advent Week 2 Peace

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Listen to this message: Chronicles 12 Isaiah 54:10,13 2 Corinthians 5:17 1 Thessalonians:23-24 1 Peter Psalm 34:12-18 Isaiah 26:3 Isaiah 32:17 Colossians 3:15 Philippians 4:4-7 3 Questions What is the source of biblical peace? What is peace as defined by the bible?-Shalom is more than a lack of conflict. It means welfare, peace, success. We […]

God, The Holy Spirit (Part 2)

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Listen to this message. Scripture Philippians  2:12-13 Luke 4:1-14 Luke 11:14 John 4:7-16 John 7:37-38 Galatians 5:16-26   God tells us to work out our salvation…for it is God who works in us. The Holy Spirit is a person and God has given Him multiple functions.  He helps us get it right, even when we […]

2 Corinthians Highlights

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Listen to this message: 2 Corinthians 12:11, 13 Paul had one objective in mind, and that was the good of the people and the body o Christ. Paul wanted the people to know that he knew things still were not right, but that he was not going to step away from the issues within the […]

God’s Strength Manifest in Weakness

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Listen to this message. Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 Philippians 4:10-13 John 15:4 Paul’s letter shows a multi-faceted man who cares deeply for the church and follows Jesus with an unwavering commitment but who is also human with flaws, weaknesses, and fears. Paul doesn’t like to boast like the rest of the world.  If we are […]

2 Corinthians 11

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Listen to this message: 2 Corinthians 11   Paul believed that his primary duty when visiting churches was to build them up and to do so in a way that demonstrated his own faith and life in Christ. Meekness, gentleness, humble often carry the connotation of weak, however this is the broken world view in […]

Sorrowful Yet Always Rejoicing

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Listen to this message. Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:20-6:13   See also: https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/sorrowful-yet-always-rejoicing   What the world needs most from the church is our indomitable joy in Jesus in the midst of suffering and sorrow.  

2 Corinthians 5:11-21

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Listen to this message Scripture References: 2 Corinthians 5:11-21 1 Samuel 12:14 Psalm 2:11 Psalm 25:14 Psalm 33:8 Psalm 128:1 Proverbs 1:7 Proverbs 8:13 Proverbs 15:33 Proverbs 16:6 Jeremiah 2:19 Malachi 3:16 Acts 9:31 Hebrews 12:28-29 Proverbs 1:7 Deuteronomy 10:12 Deuteronomy 10:20-21   What does it mean to fear the Lord? For the unbeliever, the […]

Our Heavenly Dwelling

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Listen to this message. Scripture passages: 2 Corinthians 4:16 – 5:10 Despite all of the obstacles we face in life, we can find strength in God’s promises.  As our bodies age and wear out, we can strengthen our minds and character to become more like Christ.  As we go through life, it is important to remember […]

2 Corinthians 4:7-18

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Listen to this message: 2 Corinthians 4:7-18 Acts 9 1-18 Romans 8 We are still hearing from Paul through others. We have heard the same message of salvation that Paul did. The same power and ability to live a life for Christ is ours. The power for greatness through Christ is available to everyone right […]