Sermons from 2013

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Matthew 2:1-12

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Matthew 2:1-12 New Living Translation (NLT) Visitors from the East 2 Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the reign of King Herod. About that time some wise men[a] from eastern lands arrived in Jerusalem, asking, 2 “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star as it rose,[b] and we have come […]

Revelation 22:1-5

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Revelation 22:1-5 New International Version (NIV) Eden Restored 22 Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb 2 down the middle of the great street of the city. On each side of the river stood the tree of life, […]

God’s New City – Revelation 21:9-27

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     This past Sunday we learned that God intends to renew all things, including society, through the work of Jesus Christ. Sometimes salvation is presented as “spiritual” as opposed to “physical” and so we envision our ultimate salvation as a non-physical and non-social reality to come. But that is not the case. The visions […]

Revelation 21:1-8

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Revelation 21:1-8 English Standard Version (ESV) The New Heaven and the New Earth 21 Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. 2 And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, […]

Revelation 19:11-21

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Revelation 19:11-21 English Standard Version (ESV) The Rider on a White Horse 11 Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! The one sitting on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war. 12 His eyes are like a flame of fire, and on his head are many diadems, […]

2 Corinthians 8:1-15

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2 Corinthians 8:1-15 New International Version (NIV) The Collection for the Lord’s People 8 And now, brothers and sisters, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. 2 In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. 3 For I […]

Acts 28:17-30

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Book of Acts

Acts 28:17-30 English Standard Version (ESV) Paul in Rome 17 After three days he called together the local leaders of the Jews, and when they had gathered, he said to them, “Brothers, though I had done nothing against our people or the customs of our fathers, yet I was delivered as a prisoner from Jerusalem into […]

The Church’s For-Profit Agenda – Acts 25:1-12

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              Networking is a normal part of human life. If humanity had not given itself to the advice of the snake, we certainly would’ve been networking in the garden. Unfortunately that is not the case, and godless agendas can twist networking down unprofitable paths. Over and over again, the people […]

Acts 21:27-23:11

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Book of Acts

Acts 21:27-23:11 New International Version (NIV) Paul Arrested 27 When the seven days were nearly over, some Jews from the province of Asia saw Paul at the temple. They stirred up the whole crowd and seized him, 28 shouting, “Fellow Israelites, help us! This is the man who teaches everyone everywhere against our people and our law […]

Acts 20:17-38

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Sermon Acts

17 Now from Miletus he sent to Ephesus and called the elders of the church to come to him. 18 And when they came to him, he said to them: “You yourselves know how I lived among you the whole time from the first day that I set foot in Asia, 19 serving the Lord with all humility […]