Sermons tagged with ‘Matthew’

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Where Does This Church Go From Here?

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Scripture for this message: Matthew 16:13-18 The Church is History: God is and always has been forming for Himself a people to make Him known The Church and a church: the church exists globally (all believers across all time) and is expressed locally The Church is led: by Jesus through elders/pastors/shepherds The center of the […]

The Church Scattered

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What does it look like to be scattered and witnesses for Christ? It is who we are, what we do, and where we’re at. Recap: God, is and always has been, forming a people to make himself known. (Week 1: The Church is History) That ‘people’ is the ekklesia (church), which exists universally and invisibly […]

The Church is Led

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Listen to to or Watch this message. How is a church led? God is using his people, the church, to make himself known. How does he make sure that they don’t mess it up? The church is led by a plurality of elders/pastors/shepherds who are to serve the church by leading, teaching, protecting, guiding, and […]

The Church is History

Listen to or Watch this message. Scripture for this message: Matthew 16:13-20 Jesus Christ will build His church. 1 Peter 2:9-10 Peter refers to Christians of multiple races (Jews and Gentiles) as a singular chosen race. The most important part of their identity is that they are God’s people. Genesis 1:26-28 God created to reveal […]

Forgiveness

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Check the website in the near future for a video of this message. Scripture for this message: Matthew 18:21-35 1 John 1:8-2:2 Galatians 3:1-3 Romans 12:18-19 Mark 11:25-26 Matthew 5:21-26 2 Peter 1:5-9 Romans 2:1-5 1 John 3:4-6, 1:5-7 Matthew 7:21-23 Galatians 5:16-18, 2:19-21 Ephesians 4:25-32 The wages of sin is death. Since Adam and […]

Seven Things We Know

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Listen to this message. Scripture for this message: Job 1:6-2:13 Jeremiah 17:5-10 Matthew 15:10-20 James 1:12-15 Lamentations 3:22-45 John 11:33-35 John 3:36 Romans 3:21-26 Acts 2:23 Revelation 21:1-4 7 Things We Know: We don’t know everything. Evil is real, everywhere, in us, and not from God. God does not do or delight in evil. God […]

Adoption

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Listen to this message. Scripture for this message: Genesis 2:5-24 Deuteronomy 10:12-22 Deuteronomy 14:22-29 Deuteronomy 24:17-22 Hebrews 4:14-16 Matthew 7:7-11 Romans 8:12-17 Romans 5:6-11 Ephesians 1:3-14 Adoption points to the value God places on life. Genesis 2:5-24 Adoption points to the character of God. Deuteronomy 10:12-22 Deuteronomy 14:22-29 Deuteronomy 24:17-22 Hebrews 4:14-16 Matthew 7:7-11 Adoption […]

The Old Testament (Acts 17:1-15)

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Listen to this message. Scripture for this message: Acts 17:1-15 In the New Testament “the Scriptures” refers to the Old Testament Misguided views of the Old Testament: Outdated or irrelevant Inconsistent with the New Testament 40% of the New Testament quotes or alludes to the Old Testament Just history Rules to be followed The Old […]

A Biblical Definition of Success (Part 1 of 3)

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Listen to this message. If we are able to answer “Yes” to any of these questions, it is because of Christ’s righteousness and not our own. If we feel condemned and guilty because we are unable to answer “Yes”, we must remember that we are dependent upon Christ’s righteousness and not our own. (Romans 8:1) […]

A Reminder

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Special guest speaker Sam Brown, church planter from LaGrande, Oregon. Listen to this message. Scripture for this message: Joshua 1:9 Matthew 28:16-20 Three questions to consider in light of the command of the great commission: Who gave this command? The one who as been given all authority in heaven and earth. What is the command? […]