Hebrews 11: “Looking Back to Move Forward”

  Open your Bibles please to Hebrews 11. we are going to be looking at the whole chapter this morning. Does anyone know what this chapter is commonly referred to? it is often called the “Hall of Faith” Here in it is a list of many people and what God did through their faith in Him. This is a who’s who of the old testament in many ways. there are a bunch of the big ones named here, Moses, and David, and Abraham. and others, all commented for their faith. Before it commends them for their faith though, the author … Continue reading Hebrews 11: “Looking Back to Move Forward”

Easter Sunday 2014 1 Corinthians 15:1-22

  Today we celebrate the consummation of the central event in the church throughout time. The Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Think with me for a minute about the saddest moments of your life. What were they? Well, if you are like me, it was probably the death of a loved one. The hurt and pain of an offense, or a disappointment in life can be replaced by something else, but there is something final about death that makes is so excruciating. When I have done funerals, the thing that I say is this, there is no greater evidence that our … Continue reading Easter Sunday 2014 1 Corinthians 15:1-22

Essentials: Respond To Jesus

Essentials, Respond to Jesus (audio file for download) Essentials: Responding To Jesus. This week concludes our study of the essentials of the Christian Faith. While this has not been totally exhaustive explanation of all that we believe as Christians, I hope that it has brought each of us more clarity about what it is we mean when we read our affirmation of faith every week. I hope that Lord has been drawing each of us to a deeper understanding of what he has done for us in giving us His word, and sending us His son. This has all been based … Continue reading Essentials: Respond To Jesus

Essentials: The Person of Christ

Sorry, No Audio this week, I am glad I did type a lot out though so hopefully you can get the gist.   We continue to look at our affirmation of faith this week. As we go through this I hope that God is speaking to you as we look at these core beliefs of our faith. Today we are going to look at the person of Christ. The basic question I want to answer for us is this: Who is Jesus Christ? Last week we saw that he is one of the persons of the Trinity, and that He … Continue reading Essentials: The Person of Christ