Sermons from 2016

Why Jesus Came…

Click this line to watch the replay on Periscope! In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole empire should be registered. This first registration took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. So everyone went to be registered, each to his own town. And Joseph also went up from the town […]

Fighting the War of Christmas

Click this line to watch the replay on Periscope! If I speak the languages of men and of angels, but do not have love, I am a sounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have [the gift of] prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so that […]

Mary’s Lesson: The Proper Testimony of Faith

Click this line to watch the replay on Periscope! And Mary said: My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior, because He has looked with favor on the humble condition of His slave. Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed, because the Mighty […]

As We Approach Christmas…

Click this line to watch the replay on Periscope! In those days Mary set out and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judah where she entered Zechariah’s house and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped inside her, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. Then she exclaimed […]

A Biblical View of Faith

Click this line to watch the replay on Periscope! “Comfort, comfort My people,” says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and announce to her that her time of servitude is over, her iniquity has been pardoned, and she has received from the Lord’s hand double for all her sins. A voice of one crying out: […]

Being Thankful

Click this line to watch the replay on Periscope! Come, let us shout joyfully to the Lord, shout triumphantly to the rock of our salvation! Let us enter His presence with thanksgiving; let us shout triumphantly to Him in song. For the Lord is a great God, a great King above all gods. The depths […]

Freedom’s Responsibility

Click this line to watch the replay on Periscope! What then? Should we sin because we are not under law but under grace? Absolutely not! Do you not know that if you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of that one you obey-either of sin leading to death or of obedience […]

The Power of Generosity

Click this line to watch the replay on Periscope! Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who richly provides us with all things to enjoy. [Instruct them] to do good, to be rich in good works, […]

What Is Behind The Mask… Do You Know Who You Are?

Click this line to watch the replay on Periscope! Meanwhile Simon Peter was following Jesus, as was another disciple. That disciple was an acquaintance of the high priest; so he went with Jesus into the high priest’s courtyard. 16 But Peter remained standing outside by the door. So the other disciple, the one known to […]

A Light In A Dark Place

Click this line to watch the replay on Periscope! all the people gathered together at the square in front of the Water Gate. They asked Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses that the Lord had given Israel. On the first day of the seventh month, Ezra the priest brought […]