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Words of Grace, Part 6
The final message of this series will be a conclusion of the overarching message- our words are powerfully influential. Our words for our "enemies" holds the same potential to reveal the grace of God! And, God's grace has the power to transform hearts.
Words of Grace. Part Four
The fourth message of the series will explore how we address our children and the words we speak and the way we speak to them. The words we speak have profound influence. We have the responsibility of "blessing" our children by bringing them up in the instruction and the disciplines of the Lord
Words of Grace, Part Three
The theme is speaking to spouses. This message centers around Ephesians 5:33, where Paul concludes his instruction to spouses by telling husbands to "love" their wives and for wives to "respect" their husbands. The verse give the general instruction for spouses to speak words of grace to one another - words conveying the love and respect you should hold in you heart for your spouse.
Words of Grace, Part Two
The second message of the series considers Jesus teaching on prayer and Paul's instruction to the Thessalonians. The aim of the message will to be to argue that prayer should serve as the foundation of our speech; the we way we speak in private before God should influence the words we speak to others.
Words of Grace, Part One
This message will be the first of six messages in the series, Words of Grace. The series will examine the way we speak to one another and the influence of our words; we are capable of building up or breaking down others through our words. This message will influence the concept of this series.
Raising Faith, Part Two
The second message studies the healing of a boy with a demon (Mark 9:14-29) to encourage parents, who are confronted by the challenging of parenting children in a world of evil. The objective of the sermon is to assure parents of the ability for Jesus to restore newness of life where evil has sought the destruction
Raising Faith, Part One
Raising Faith is a series on Christian parenting. The first message reflects upon the story of Jairus (Mark 5:21-43), who brings his daughter to Jesus by Bringing Jesus to his daughter. The Christian parent does not strive to raise their child through life; rather, the greater purpose of Christian parenthood is to raise a child to life in Jesus Christ. The first responsibility of a Christian parent is to bring their child to Jesus by bringing Jesus to their child; and, for some parents,...
Kingdom Seeds, Part Three
The final message in this series address "the parable of the mustard seed." The mustard seed is the smallest of the seeds, but it grows into an abundant bush. The kingdom of God is reflected by the mustard seed. The proclamation of Jesus will grow into God's abundant kingdom. What we deem to be small and insignificant (time, talents, etc.) has the potential to reveal God's abundant grace.
Kingdom Seeds, Part Two
The second message in the series examines "the parable of the growing seed" The seed grows "by itself" into a grain producing plant suggesting the mystery of the seed's maturation. The kingdom of God, inaugurated by Jesus Christ will be fully realized The fulfillment of the Kingdom will occur "by itself" suggesting the "mysterious" nature of the maturation (ie. - God will fulfill what Jesus Christ has inaugurated). We will, therefore, consider how we actively await the fulfillment of the...
Kingdom Seeds- Part One
The first of three sermons center around the parables of Mark 4, where Jesus speaks to the nature of the kingdom of God. The first message examines the "parable of the Sower" and emphasizes the ministry of Jesus Christ as the inauguration of the kingdom of God. The abundance of the kingdom will be realized in the future, but the kingdom is being revealed through the ministry of Jesus.
Witness and Testimonies from our Youth who attended Salkehatchie Summer Service. Listen to how God worked in their lives and the lives of the owners of the houses they worked on.
The More Excellent Way
The aim of the sermon will be to draw upon Wesley's sermon "The More Excellent Way", to address the difference between his "Two orders of Christians" which are high and low.
The Almost Christian
"The Almost Christian" considers a tense exchange between the apostle Paul and King Agrippa, which John Wesley referenced in a sermon he preached on July 28, 1741 to his colleagues at Oxford University. Our exploration within this message challenges us to evaluate the condition of our heart and the health of our faith.