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Sermons by Travis Armstrong

Grow in Joy

Scripture: Philippians 1:8-11 The Love of Christ “I yearn for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus. And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more. . . “ (v8-9) We love because of ChristWe love like Christ “We love because he first loved us. If anyone says, ‘I love…

The Foundation of Joy

Philippians 1:1-2                 You must be a saint in Christ Jesus “To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi . . .” (v1) “even as (God) chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love he predestined us for adoption…

Joy in the darkness | Good Friday Service

John 16:16-22 We can have joy in the darkness because the darkness is temporary “A little while, and you will see me no longer; and again a little while, and you will see me.” (v16) “So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day…

Whose side are you on?

Who do you spend time with? “the commanders of the Philistines said, “What are these Hebrews doing here?” (v3) “Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked.” (Psalm 1:1a) “These things I remember, as I pour out my soul: how I would go with the throng and lead them in…

Heart in the Right Place

1 Samuel 25:1-31 A Heart for God is not Selfish                 Selfishness is foolish “They are darkened in their own understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them. . .” (Ephesians 4:18)                 Selfishness is hard-hearted “. . . due to the hardness of their heart. They have…

To Fear or Not to Fear

1 Samuel 21 | January 23, 2022  Unholy Fear Leads to Deception                 Provision (1 Samuel 21:1-6) “David said to Ahimelech the priest, ‘The king has charged me with a matter and said to me, Let no one know anything of the matter about which I send you, and with which I have charged you.…

Light in the Darkness

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 4-7 Love Does Not Rejoice in the Darkness The world was dark “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And…

Love Is Jealous and Humble

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 & Matthew 1:18-25 Love is Jealous, Not Envious “Love does not envy” (1 Corinthians 13:4) “Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. And her…

In the Name of the Lord

1 Samuel 17:41-54 “You come to me with a sword and with a spear and with a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel. . .” (v45) Yahweh Reminds You that God is the Only Covenant Making and Keeping God “This…

Be Filled With the Spirit

Scripture: Ephesians 5:18-21  What are the evidences of a person who is filled with the Spirit? Their Praise Sounds Joyful (v19) “But others mocking said, ‘They are filled with wine.’  But Peter . . . lifted up his voice and addressed them: ‘For these people are not drunk as you suppose. . . God declares,…