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Sermons from 2022

Following and Obeying

(II Kings 5:1-14, Galatians 6:1-16, Luke 10:1-11; message begins at 12:20) God’s grace is His undeserved favor showing up often in unexpected ways. When we obey it is revealed. When we work to seek restoration we are obeying; we are following what Jesus does for us. An every day ministry of restoring, healing, reaping God’s…

What Does God Want? Where Is He?

(Galatians 5, message begins 31:00) The human race and our world can be inhospitable for the Son of God, and for us the followers of Jesus. Yet, When they cry out “What does God want? Where is He?”, we are called to be the answer to those questions. It’s all about listening to the Spirit,…

From Faith to Restoration to Revival

(I Kings 19:1-15; message begins at 32:00) Do not believe this lie: “God could never speak to me.” Elijah was one of the greatest prophets of the Old Testament. Yet, an irrational fear led him to runaway and give it all up. Fear is REAL. God sent him to a place of restoration. Allow God…

We Believe: In the Holy Spirit

(John 14:25-26, message begins 19:05) This is God’s Plan: We are be His people and He is our God. We are the caretakers of His creation. We cannot be part of His Plan without the Holy Spirit’s power in us. Who Is the Holy Spirit? He is the earthly presence of Jesus Christ. What does…

Jesus’ Ascension: Affirm It!

(Luke 24:44-53, message begins at 40:30) Let’s rejoice with the words we say in the Apostle’s Creed: “Jesus ascended into heaven and sits on the right hand of God the Father, from where He will come to judge the living and the dead.” These words affirm that Christ is in His Kingdom of Heaven and…

Until Then: Do These Three

(John14:23-29, message starts at 28:00) Jesus wants us to see our future as believers. His heart of love for us is huge and He longs for us to believe our future with Him. So He gives us three things to do while we wait. Keep His Word: Love as I love you. Seek the Spirit:…

The 11th Commandment

(John 13:31-34; message begins at 32:45) It’s all over the New Testament. It’s the New Covenant. Jesus added #11 to the Ten Commandments: “Love one another as I have loved you.” There are three irresistible blessings that come with this new command: You will experience the joy of God living in you, with you. You…

Jesus’ Very Own

(John 10:22-30; message begins 38:20) Is it possible God has been telling you something and you haven’t been listening? Jesus’ mission has always been to be our shepherd; for us to be His sheep. God wants to be in relationship with each one of us. He said, ‘I know My sheep. They hear my voice.’…

How Jesus Loves, How He Forgives

(John 21:1-19; message begins at 23:50) This passage at the end of the Gospel of John reveals the depth of Jesus’ love for His followers, His friends. Jesus prepared a morning breakfast for them on the beach. He spends time healing the broken memories of Peter’s denial of His beloved Teacher–over a charcoal fire. Jesus…