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O the Happiness of God’s forgiveness

Text:  Psalm 32:1-5 Why do you begin your service that way?  It’s so negative.  I don’t like that part of your worship. Ever heard that?  I have.   Ever thought that about the way we usually begin our worship?  By confessing our sins, our sinfulness? Well you know what?  We shouldn’t like it.  It shouldn’t be easy to say to the […]

Want to See the Blueprint for Your Life?

Text: Romans 8:28-30 28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. 29 For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the likeness of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. 30 And those he predestined, […]

In Church with Jesus

Text:  Mark 1: 21-28 I spent three days last week with people who understand authority.  They are part of a system where those lines of authority are clearly defined.  They have to be.  When bullets are flying, when fellow soldiers come under attack, you can’t have a committee meeting.  Everyone looks to the Sergeant or the officer given the authority […]

Christmas Giving Where it’s Needed

Text: 1John 4:10-12 10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. 11 Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. 12 No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us […]

Get Ready to Worship

Text:  Isaiah 40:3-5,9 3 A voice of one calling: “In the desert prepare the way for the Lord; make straight in the wilderness a highway for our God. 4 Every valley shall be raised up, every mountain and hill made low; the rough ground shall become level, the rugged places a plain. 5 And the glory of the Lord will […]