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Sermons by Margie Newton

Inward: Open the Door, Invite Him In

(message begins 28:35) Revelation 1-3. Our Lord Jesus lived among us living a 4 – Dimensional life: Seeking God the Father every day. Reflecting God the Fathers image. Seeing people through the God the Father’s eyes. Acting and living a transformed life. The Revelation of John begins with  giving the churches of John’s time a…

The Hope of Glory – Christ in You

(sermon begins at 34:15) Colossians 1  Paul encourages and gives gratitude for this church; how he had witnessed their faith growing throughout the area. He continues to glorify Jesus; he defines the Lord’s purpose, His equality with God the Father. The essence of his encouragement to this church states his HOPE – Christ is living…

Fearsome

In the book of Judges, God teaches us what we must do when we are up against a Fearsome challenge or enemy. When God asks us a HUGE ask, He promises this: I the LORD will be with you. He is faithful. Always. In the story of Gideon God kept His promise to defeat the…

Unfamiliar Territory

Have you ever felt like you weren’t ready for something unfamiliar?  Has God asked you to step out and trust Him and it felt very unsure?  God is asking us as a church to do that very thing. He wants us to anticipate a future and work in us in four different areas: our transformation,…

What It Takes

Ever wonder what it takes to be strong? to take a stand? to be a Joshua? Ephesians 6:10-18 gives us a step by step preparation plan to be ready and able to stand firm against all opposition from evil and the master of evil. Take a new look at how to soldier up and get…

Waiting Is Risky Business

The disciples were waiting – Jesus asked them to wait. 50 days! Waiting on God’s perfect timing. He gave them, He gave us the Holy Spirit, His powerful gift Who created the Church, He draws people to believe, Who sustains and builds each one of us. Waiting is hard–praying and encouraging each other–waiting is risky.…

But…I Have Prayed For You

The last days on earth for Jesus and His disciples were all about Jesus teaching them to be ready for living without Him. He promised them power and the companionship of the Holy Spirit. But…His assurance for them was all about prayer. In many circumstances right before Jesus was taken away, He told them He…

To Obey is to Love

(the video begins with the sermon) Scripture shared: John 15:15-17, Psalm 103, 136, Colossians 3:1-17. We are growing together to know what it means to follow Jesus. If we are following Him we are following the Father. Jesus’ desire is for each one of us to KNOW the Father and to be drawn into a…

Our Words

(message begins at 36:00) The Holy Spirit is working to move us forward rather than focusing on how we have failed. We can be distracted with life and forget to focus on the Spirit’s calling to love, to accept grace, to participate in God’s plans for us Remember the Lord’s coaching. Participate and obey. Know…