Even Now, Return to Me

Order of Service Download PDF Joel 2:11-13 New International Version (NIV) 11 The Lord thunders at the head of his army; his forces are beyond number, and mighty is the army that obeys his command. The day of the Lord is great; it is dreadful. Who can endure it? Rend Your Heart 12 “Even now,” […]

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40 Days That Changed the World

Acts 1:1-9 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Taken Up Into Heaven 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his […]

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How to overcome disappointments of life

Download the sermon transcript (PDF) Download sermon slides (PDF) Mark 9:14-29 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Heals a Boy Possessed by an Impure Spirit 14 When they came to the other disciples, they saw a large crowd around them and the teachers of the law arguing with them. 15 As soon as all the people […]

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We are Called to Do Good Works

Ephesians 2:8-10 New International Version (NIV) 8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— 9 not by works, so that no one can boast. 10 For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God […]

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Walking Humbly with Our God

Micah 6:8 New International Version (NIV) 8 He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly[a] with your God. Psalm 50:14-15 New International Version (NIV) 14 “Sacrifice thank offerings to God, fulfill your vows to the […]

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Preparing for Advent

Luke 3:1-14 New International Version (NIV) John the Baptist Prepares the Way 3 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar—when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and Traconitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene— 2 during the high-priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the […]

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Our Ministry in Jesus Christ

Luke 4:16-21 New International Version (NIV) 16 He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read, 17 and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where […]

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2 Corinthians 4:1, 7-10, 16-18 New International Version (NIV) Present Weakness and Resurrection Life 1 Therefore, since through God’s mercy we have this ministry, we do not lose heart. 7 But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. 8 We are […]

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How We Can Overcome Temptation

Matthew 4:1-11 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Is Tested in the Wilderness 4 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. 3 The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, […]

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The Blessing of God’s Discipline

Hebrews 12:3-13 New International Version (NIV) 3 Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. God Disciplines His Children 4 In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. 5 And have you completely forgotten this word […]

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