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Sermons by Doug Newton

Cooperate

How do we, as Christians, look at others? How does the Lord want us to see those who haven’t found the glorious freedom in Christ? We are focused often on their sin. Love will help us see them as lost. In need of being found. We must reframe how we look out at people. See…

Advent 3: To Love Like Him

(this video shares the full worship time; Pastor Doug’s message begins at 33:15) God’s pre-Creation plan was to create people who would be like Him, love like Him. Our role is to choose to imitate Him. When we choose to act on His promptings to love. We choose to declare, display, and act on this…

Advent 2: Truth ~ Correct and Complete

The truth of the Gospel needs to both correct and complete for understanding to mature and to grow. In the early Ephesus church Paul discovers that the Holy Spirit was unknown to some of those who were baptized in Christ. They hadn’t discovered all that was possible in their salvation story. Have we been too…

Advent 1: God’s Plan for Christmas

God began His plan for His Son in the manger before Creation. What a concept! The very nature of God is love. His plan was to create creatures, the crown of His creation, to be like Him, whose paramount characteristic would be LOVE. How can we know what God’s love is like unless we experience…

Gratitude for God’s People

Philippians 4:6-7 Have you considered the word “thanks” and the word “gratitude”? There are proven benefits for each of us when we choose gratitude. God tells us in HIs Word the power of gratitude. Our Lord God promises His Peace when we walk in a spirit of gratitude. A failure to give thanks to God,…