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01-19-2019 “What Is Your Evidence?”

01-19-2019 “What Is Your Evidence?” OT: Isaiah 49:1-7  Gospel: John 1:29-42 I’ll focus on Dr. King in a few minutes. For now I ask you to think about those courtroom scenes on TV or in the movies where you see the witness place their left hand on the Bible and swear an oath to tell […]

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01-12-2019 “Preventing Jesus”

01-12-2019 “Preventing Jesus”  OT: Isaiah 42:1-9    Gospel: Matthew 3:13-17 Last week I talked about how sometimes, without us even realizing it, we can prevent people from wanting to attend church here. I mentioned two movie characters and how they would never enter a church. Last week was about an outsiders view of entering. This […]

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01-05-2019 “A Light Has Come”

01-05-2019 “A Light Has Come” OT: Isaiah 60:1-6    Gospel: Matthew 2:1-12 Anybody watch any Christmas movies over the past few weeks? We spent Advent talking about traditions of Christmas, are these movies part of your families tradition? Debbie and I have a few Christmas favorites we try to watch every year like, Miracle of […]

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12-24-2019 Christmas Eve

12-24-2019 “Christmas Eve” OT: Isaiah 9:2-7 Gospel: Luke 2:1-14 There are only 315 more shopping days until the 2020 Presidential Election. Hasn’t it been said many times before when gathered with the family at Christmas don’t talk about politics or religion. Well we are gathered asa a family tonight and my hands are kinda of […]

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12-19-2019 Give Voice, Give Hope

12-19-2019 “Give Voice, Give Hope” BLUE CHRISTMAS SERVICE Scripture James 5:13-16  & Ephesians 5:8-14 God certainly speaks to me in strange ways, the Lord often speaks to me through music and not always through Christian music. I find God woven into the words of many secular songs. That was the case as I was putting […]

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12-29-2019 We All Need to be a Levi

12-29-2019 “We All Need To Be A Levi” NT: Hebrews 2:10-18 Gospel: Mark 2:13-17 We may not we all agree on how much taxes we should pay or how it get dispersed, at the least the process is supposed to be open and honest. Since you and I have the freedom to vote, we are […]

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12-22-2019 “The Magi: Adoration and Worship” OT: Psalm 150:1-6 Gospel: Matt 2:1-2 When I mention the Mona Lisa, The Scream, or Impression, Sunrise, what comes to mind? If you thought, “They’re all famous paintings,” you’re correct. They actually have another thing in common. The originals were all stolen at some point. As we close in […]

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12-15-2019 “The Shepherds: Hope and Joy” NT: 1 Peter 1:8-9 Gospel: Luke 2:15-18 We’re going to begin today by considering a ghost of Christmas past. I’m not talking about the one who showed Ebenezer Scrooge the mistakes of his youth. I’m talking about the mistakes some parents have made in Christmases past. Specifically, the desperate […]

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12-08-2019 “The Angels: Proclamation”

12-08-2019 “The Angels: Proclamation” NT: 1 Peter 3:15-16     Gospel: Luke 2:10-14 Much of the world takes a moment to pause for Christmas, even though many don’t stop to think why. Why do we celebrate Christmas? Haven’t we heard it said many times the meaning of Christmas gets lost in the shuffle? When we […]

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11-24-2019 “The Battle Plan”

11-24-2019 “The Battle Plan” NT: Proverbs 21:1-5     Gospel: Matthew 16:24-26 I want you to watch a clip from Sony Pictures, “Facing the Giants.” Today we need to prepare our fields for the rain God will send. Proverbs 21:5 tells us the plans of the diligent lead to profit, as surely as haste leads […]

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