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We are People of Service

January 26, 2019 Scripture: Psalm 31 I. You keep serving by surrendering to our faithful God. A. Look at some of the difficulties that King David was facing in his service to God in Psalm 31:1: “In you, O LORD, do I take refuge; let me never be put to shame; in your righteousness deliver me.”…

We are People of Faith

January 19, 2020 Scripture: Psalm 30 We Glorify the LORD Because He is Savior “I will extol you, O LORD, for you have drawn me up . . .  you have healed me. . . .O LORD, you have brought up my soul from Sheol; you restored me to life from among those who go…

We are People of Worship

January 12, 2020 Scripture: Psalm 29 I. You worship God because He is King. A. Psalm 29:1 reads, “Ascribe to the LORD, O heavenly beings, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.” Who are these heavenly beings? We find an answer in Exodus 15:11 where the same Hebrew word that is translated with the words heavenly…

We are People of Prayer

January 5, 2020 Psalm 28 Pastor Travis Armstrong “The Lord has sought out a man after his own heart, and the Lord has commanded him to be prince over his people.” (1 Samuel 13:14) We Call Out to God Because He is our Rock “To you, O LORD, I call; my rock, be not deaf…

jesus: not just a baby in a manger

December 29, 2019 Scripture: John 1:1-5, 14  I. Jesus is God, yet distinct from God. A. In the first verse of his Gospel, John echoes the first verse in the whole Bible. Genesis 1:1: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” But John says, “In the beginning was the Word.” Okay, then.…

Jesus is Better

December 22, 2019 Scripture: Isaiah 42:1-9 I. Jesus is better because He brings God’s truth to the world. A. While the idols are a delusion (Isa. 41:29), a lie, the servant brings God’s truth to the nations. Three times in verses 1 through 4 we read about the servant bringing justice. In verse 4 we…

Prove It!

December 8, 2019 Scripture: Isaiah 7:10-17 I. God is always sovereign over all nations and all people. A. Isaiah 7:2: “When the house of David was told, ‘Syria is in league with Ephraim,’ the heart of Ahaz and the heart of his people shook as the trees of the forest shake before the wind.” Syria and…

The Hope of a Child

December 1, 2019 Scripture: Isaiah 9:1-7 I. Jesus gives you hope as a Wonderful Counselor. A. The people of Israel are experiencing gloom (vs. 1) and darkness (vs. 2). Isaiah had prophesied in chapter 8 that the Assyrians were going to invade Israel and take away Israel’s wealth and people. It was a dark time in…

Stop Giving

November 24, 2019 Scripture: Exodus 36:1-7 I. You become generous when the Holy Spirit enters your life. A. In Exodus 36:1 we see two of the primary craftsmen that God used to build the beautiful tabernacle: Bezalel and Oholiab. Verse 1 says that God had put in them skill and intelligence to know how to do…