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Sermon: The Christian Counter Culture (Part 6)

Matthew 5:8 Truth Taught- It is only the pure in heart who will be happy in the presence of God. Introduction Today we are highlighting verse 8.  8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.  Here Jesus shows us that those who…

Thomas Watson- The Art of Divine Contentment

Thomas Watson (c. 1620-1686), the Puritan preacher and author, was probably born in Yorkshire, although the exact place and date of his birth are unknown. He studied at Emmanuel College, Cambridge (BA, 1639; MA, 1642), where he was apparently a diligent student. Certainly his…

Sermon: The Christian Counter Culture (Part 5) God Has Made His People Merciful Matthew 5:7

The Christian Counter Culture (Part 5) God Has Made His People Merciful Matthew 5:7 Truth Taught- Because God has extended mercy to us we have been changed into merciful people who must extend mercy to others. Introduction If we are going to really understand…

A Biblical Perspective on Our Current Situation

Truth Taught-God uses disease to destroy our idols and test our faith Various Verses   Introduction As Christians we often need to get our thinking back in line with God’s Word. It’s hard to read or listen to any news or scroll through blogs…

3.20.2020: Coronavirus Update for our church…

Dear Church Family, In these days we find ourselves in a new place. We have never experienced quarantines, lockdowns, closures, banning of mass gatherings, national emergency from a virus etc. While I do think on one hand there is a fear that the lost…

Sermon: The Christian Counter Culture (Part 4) Chasing Hard After Righteousness Matthew 5:6

The Christian Counter Culture (Part 4) Chasing Hard After Righteousness Matthew 5:6 Truth Taught- To hunger and thirst for righteousness is to taste of it in justification and then possess a persistent longing for more Introduction Today, Lord willing, we will complete the first…

Sermon: The Christian Counter Culture (Part 3) Happy are The Meek Matthew 5:5

The Christian Counter Culture (Part 3) Happy are The Meek Matthew 5:5 Truth Taught- The meek are happy because they will inherit the earth Prayer Matthew 5:1–12 (ESV) 5 Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples…

Sermon: The Christian Counter Culture (Part 2) Happy are Those Who Mourn Matthew 5:4

The Christian Counter Culture (Part 2) Happy are Those Who Mourn Matthew 5:4 Truth Taught- Happy are those who mourn over their sin because they will experience God’s comfort. Introduction Last time we learned that we are blessed and/or happy when we are poor…

Sermon: The Christian Counter Culture (Part 1) Matthew 5:1-12

The Christian Counter Culture (Part 1) Matthew 5:1-12 Truth Taught- Jesus’ teaching is not in line with our culture’s values and worldview. He is God and His ways are not our ways.   Introduction to the Sermon on the Mount One of the church’s…

Sermon: The Messiah and His First Followers Matthew 4:18–25

The Messiah and His First Followers Matthew 4:18–25 Truth Taught- Jesus chose His first followers and immediately they respond to His call.   Introduction As we begin today let’s look together at our Lord’s first disciples and His first teaching. We will also see…