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Sermons from September 2019

Who is My Neighbor?

September 29, 2019 Scripture: Jonah 1:5-6 I. You are a neighbor when you use your faith for the common good. A. In Jonah 1:5 we see what happens when Jonah runs into a violent storm on board a ship in the Mediterranean Sea. We begin to see a contrast between the pagan sailors and the prophet…

Stormy Weather

September 22, 2019 Scripture: Jonah 1:3-4 I. Sometimes God sends storms because we need to repent of sin. A. In Jonah 1:3 we see that Jonah was trying to run away from God. Jonah wanted to rebel against God’s command, and the way he chose to rebel was to go in the opposite direction of where…

Running From God

September 15, 2019 Scripture: Jonah 1:1-3 I. You run from God by doubting God’s goodness. A. We can learn about why Jonah ran from God by looking at the only other verse in the Old Testament about the prophet Jonah in 2 Kings 14:25: “He restored the border of Israel from Lebo-hamath as far as the…

Best Wishes

September 1, 2019 Scripture: Ephesians 6:21-24 I. Our best wishes are for peace for the church. A. This wish for peace is found in vs. 23: “Peace be to the brothers.” Paul has mentioned peace many times in his letter to the Ephesians. He opened his letter in Eph. 1:2 with a wish for peace. Then…