Messages (Page 3)

Messages (Page 3)

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It’s Time to Sow

Pastor Brent looks at the parable of the sower and how we are called to sow the message of Jesus today so those not yet following Jesus might come to know him and grow in faith.
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The Greatest Commandment

Pastor Brent looks at Matthew 22 and how Jesus’ answer of a question about the greatest commandment reveals that we might not always be asking the right question.
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Woe to the Pharisees

Pastor Amy Becker looks at Matthew 23 and Jesus harsh “Woe to you” words to the Pharisees and encourages those following Jesus to not be modern day Pharisees.
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Something Worth Giving Everything For

Pastor Brent Clark looks at two short parables about of Jesus about treasure to discover that there is something we can either stumble upon or search for, but when we find it we will see that is it worth giving everything for. This is the second message in The Red Letters: A Series on the Teaching of Jesus.
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How to Be Great

Pastor Ryan Lenerz kicks off the summer series called “The Red Letters: The Teachings of Jesus” by looking at what Jesus had to teach the disciples when they began arguing over who was the greatest. Jesus taught that true greatness comes not in being served but in serving others and is not found in authority but in submission.
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It’s Not Over Yet

Pastor Brent Clark concludes the My Bad series by looking at the hope we have for the future when the cosmic results of sin are removed and God restores everything and makes all things new.
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Guilt-Free Living

Pastor Ryan Lenerz looks at Romans 7 and 8 to see what it takes to live a guilt-free live and how the solution lies not in focusing on the sin but on focusing on the Savior.
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The Necessity of the Cross

Pastor Brent Clark looks at the various theories of atonement, what the work of Jesus’ death of the cross accomplished and the difficult question of why did Jesus have to die?
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Its Killing You

Pastor Ryan Lenerz looks at the consequences of sin and how even if we attempt to deny it, the reality of the nature of sin is that is has killed us whether we feel dead spiritually or not. He also looks at God’s attitude toward sin and how God’s wrath comes into play when it comes to sin.
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What is Sin?

Pastor Brent Clark kicks off a new series called “My Bad: Understanding What Separates Us from God.” Many people have experiences with Christ followers and churches where sin is used as a club to beat people with and create lots of guilt, shame, judgment and condemnation. But what of the message of sin was less about condemnation and more about hope? What if by truly understanding our sin we are able to get a greater understanding of God and his…
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Made for the Glory of God

Ryan Lenerz wraps up the You Were Made for This series and looks at the Bible to see how the ultimate purpose of man is to reflect the glory of God and exactly what that looks like in our day to day lives. Check out the other messages in the You Were Made for This series here. Other messages included You Were Made for Life with God and You Were Made for the Image of God.
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Made for the Image of God

Pastor Brent looks at Genesis 1 and how the way God created humanity instilled within us a worth and value. This message shows how being uniquely made in the image of God should change the way we see ourselves and the way we view and treat others. This message references a message Pastor Brent preached in 2015 on Creation and The Big Story of God. You Were Made for the Image of God Genesis 1:26-27 Introduction Last week we began…