Messages from Brewster Baptist

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Welcome One Another

January 19, 2020

Division between people is not what the Kingdom of Heaven is about. In and through Christ, God is about bringing people together and knocking down the dividing walls and divisions that human beings have used to differentiate themselves from other people throughout history; divisions of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, class…

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Outdo One Another in Showing Honor and Live in Harmony with One Another

January 12, 2020

If we want to be more like Jesus and less like the disciples were before Christ’s death and resurrection, if we want to be faithful and live how Paul tells us we’re supposed to in Romans 12, then there are at least three things to do so we can take…

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Walking Wisely in the New Year

January 5, 2020

Amid all that is taking place, Paul tells the Ephesians they’re to be (Ephesians 5:20), “giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” As you begin a New Year, what are thankful for? What are you afraid of? What are…

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Celebrating Another Year With God

December 30, 2019

Members of our Brewster Baptist congregation share testimonies about how God has been at work in their lives. Let them praise the name of the Lord, for his name alone is exalted; his glory is above earth and heaven. Psalm 148:13 (NRSV)   Click to listen:  

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Letting God

December 24, 2019

Many of us feel like Atlas… We’re carrying the weight of the world on our shoulders, we’re weighed down, stumbling, and falling under the burdens we feel. Christmas is Jesus pulling up alongside us and asking, “You want a hand with that?”  Jesus invites us to lay the weight of…

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A Sign from the Lord

December 22, 2019

Through Joseph, Mary and their baby Jesus, God is telling us all: You are loved unconditionally. You are not alone. Don’t give up. Keep the faith. Keep on believing. Henri Nouwen said, “This is the great conversion in our life: to recognize and believe that the many unexpected events are…

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What Are You Looking Forward To?

December 15, 2019

“When we’re in those wilderness and desert moments in our lives when God seems distant, hope is merely a glimmer, and faith is hanging on by a thread, we can come back to Isaiah 35 with its images of glad lands, blooming deserts, all kinds of redemptive reversals, sighing and…

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The Resilience of a Shoot

December 8, 2019

Pastor Doug shares about Advent being the season of hope and a time to remember that if we’ve got Jesus in our heart and life, we’ve got hope no matter what else happens in life or in death. Click to listen:   Click this link to get a printable version:…

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Getting Ready for Christmas – Hope

December 1, 2019

As Christians, we will face many hardships and crises. The good thing is that we are not alone. We have Jesus with us. We know how the story will end. We know that Jesus will be ruler over all, and we will live for eternity with Him where there will…

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Giving Thanks Even When You Don’t Feel Like It

November 25, 2019

It is easier in many ways to blame our circumstances or other people for our failure to find anything still to rejoice about, but we still choose our attitude every day. As Pastor Chuck Swindoll wrote: “I believe the single most significant decision I can make on a day-to-day basis…

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The Proper Way to Prepare for a Wedding

November 17, 2019

Imagine how you’d feel if you were getting married, or as the mother or father of the bride or groom, to go through all the work and preparations of hosting a wedding and having the joyful expectation of a wonderful celebration, but then everyone you invited declined to come, didn’t…

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It All Belongs to God

November 10, 2019

Jesus frequently speaks about money and material possessions and whether we use them faithfully, honestly, and generously, or unfaithfully, dishonestly, and selfishly. What Jesus says is just as relevant as when he first spoke these words.   Click to listen:   Click this link to get a printable version: It…

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