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Sermons from May 2021

The Loving Teamwork of the Trinity

(the sermon message begins at marker 24:00) The Father, Son, and Spirit work in communion to redeem the world, to restore the world, to empower those who reveal God Three in One to the world. “When you see God as you ought, you’ll see yourself as you ought.” The Father SO loved the world He…

Have You a Personal Pentecost?

(sermon starts at 17:00) Have you wondered about the Holy Spirit? What is your own relationship with Him? Jesus taught His disciples a great deal about the third Person of the Trinity before His last hours here on earth. (John 15:26-27, John 16:4-15) The Holy Spirit is not a doctrine; the Holy Spirit is a…

ASCEND!

(sermon starts at 27:00) The ascension of Christ–wonder why it doesn’t take up more of our thinking about what we believe? Jesus tells His disciples what will happen soon. Luke 24:44-53. And He promised all believers that He would be with us always. Matthew 28:20. But have we really grasped what that means? Let’s use…

Abide and Flourish

Jesus teaches us to flourish when we read His words that encourage His disciples to become His branches. You were made in God’s image to thrive. Jesus encourages us teaches us to flourish by first allowing God the Father to be the gardener. Next to abide, to remain in Christ and be perpetually connected to…

Abide and Thrive

Does happiness and joy mean the same? Being happy is temporary and is often based on our circumstances. Joy i s a gift from Jesus. It is lasting. Rejoicing can happen when all is trouble or pain. Joy is a response to another–to Jesus and to others. Before Jesus’ death on the cross, knowing He…