Month: December 2008

Sermon: Living Obedient for the Good of the Church (Ephesians 4)

Living Obedient  for the Good of the Church   Ephes. 4:25-32 (ESV)      Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.  [26] Be angry and do not sin; do…

Sermon: The Birth of the King (Matthew 1&2)

  The Birth of King Jesus Matthew 1:18-2:12 (ESV)      Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy…

Evangelism Made Personal by Mark A. Copeland

  Evangelism Made Personal Increasing Opportunities To Share The Gospel (An Approach That Works!) The importance of sharing the gospel of Christ with those who are lost cannot be over-emphasized. Jesus wants everyone to hear the good news of salvation (Mk 16:15-16), and has…

Sermon: Getting Christmas Right Part 2 (Isaiah 9)

Getting Christmas Right Part 2  Isaiah 9:1-2 (ESV)      But there will be no gloom for her who was in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he…

Advent Bible Reading Guide

Advent Reading Guide Advent (from the Latin word adventus, meaning “coming”) is a season of the Christian church, the period of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus; in other words, the period immediately before Christmas. It is the…

Sermon: Getting Christmas Right (Luke 2)

Getting Christmas Right Luke 2:1-20 (ESV)      In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered.  [2] This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria.  [3] And all went to be registered, each…

Sermon: Thinking and Living Christ (Ephesians 4:17-24)

Thinking and Living Christ  Ephes. 4:17-24 (ESV)      Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds.  [18] They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life…