Rejoice in the Lord Always

Text: Philippians 4:4 We are Commanded to Rejoice (cf. 1 Thessalonians 5:16) Wrong Reasons to Rejoice Unrighteousness (1 Corinthians 13:6) The death of the wicked (Ezekiel 33:11) When bad things happen to others (Proverbs 24:17) Right Reasons to Rejoice When others rejoice (Romans 12:15) When we are saved (Acts 8:39) The faithfulness of others (3 […]

The Son of Man Must Be Lifted Up

Text: John 3:14-21 Just as Moses Lifted Up the Serpent (v. 14-15; cf. Numbers 21:4-9) Necessary because of sin God had a remedy for sin The people were responsible to take advantage of God’s remedy Demonstration of God’s Love (v. 16-17) This was God’s plan God’s love was extended to the world We deserve punishment […]

What Love Will Lead Us to Do

Text: 1 John 3:18 Obey God (John 14:15; 1 John 5:3) Sacrifice Self (1 John 3:16) Put Others First (Romans 12:10; Philippians 2:3-4) Help Those in Need (1 John 3:17) Speak the Truth (Ephesians 4:15) Correct Error (2 Timothy 1:13; 4:2)

Flee & Pursue

Text: 2 Timothy 2:22 Flee Youthful Lusts: Sexual Immorality Desire for Material Things Desire for Fame Desire for Acceptance Desire to Do Your Own Thing Pursue: Righteousness Faith Love Peace

Who Is My Brother?

What Makes Us Brethren? By faith we have been baptized into Christ (Acts 2:37-38; Galatians 3:26-29; 1 Corinthians 12:13) What if one does this but joins an institutional church or a denomination? Still a brother What if one doesn’t do this, but is religious and claims belief in God/Jesus? Not a brother Be Mindful of […]

When First Matters

[Sermon delivered by Ross Conley] When We Love – Matthew 22:35-40 When Obtaining Forgiveness – Matthew 5:22-24 Mastering Anxiety – Matthew 6:25-33 Matters of Judgment – Matthew 7:1-5 Defeating Satan – Matthew 12:25-29

Love of God

Text: 1 John 4:8 How God’s Love is Manifested Physical blessings – James 1:17 Spiritual blessings – Ephesians 1:3-14 God’s Love is Expressed to us in His Word Our Response to God’s Love Love one another – 1 John 4:7,11,21 Keep His commandments – 1 John 5:3