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For the Common Good

September 15, 2019

The foundation for spiritual gifts about which the Apostle Paul doesn’t want us to be ignorant or uninformed is the belief that God gives to every believer certain gifts that, when used properly, allow the body of Christ to fulfill its role and the individual to develop into the person…

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What Are You Bringing?

September 8, 2019

Now we turn to the third aspect of a meaningful life of discipleship which is Share. The importance of learning to share is something we’re hopefully taught and understand when we’re quite young… Click to listen:   Click this link to get a printable version: What Are You Bringing? Since…

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Growing Into the Personality of Jesus

September 1, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Dr. Ernest L. Vermont preaches this final message in our series Living By the Spirit. Proposition: Allow the personality of Jesus to be refined & forged into the mold of YOUR life experience! “Untested faith does not qualify as faith.” –Eugene Peterson Click to listen:   Click…

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Let Your Gentleness Be Known to Everyone

August 25, 2019

“Called to imitate the gentleness of Jesus, we’re far more adept at responding in a reactive, angry, harsh, arrogant, condemning, or judgmental fashion. So many of us are guilty of this, including myself, that I could easily name names… but that wouldn’t be gentle. Gentleness is the quality of being…

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The Importance of Faithfulness

August 18, 2019

As we continue our journey through the fruit of the Spirit, we’ve covered love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, and goodness—how are you doing? How are you working in partnership with the Holy Spirit to cultivate these in your life? Click to listen:   Click this link to get a printable…

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Overcoming Evil with Good

August 11, 2019

It is the 12th chapter of Romans that is in many ways the most important in the entire letter, and unfortunately it is ignored. The 12th chapter of Romans asks us the question of “So what?” It asks the question of, “If all this is true, what are we supposed…

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Message Preview: Overcoming Evil with Good

August 7, 2019

This week pastoral intern Nate Ryan will bring us a message about overcoming evil with actions and attitudes rooted in the love of Jesus. Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. Psalm 34:14 (NIV) Watch our “1 minute” preview for “Overcoming Evil with Good” Additional scripture…

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Practicing Kindness

August 4, 2019

This is our fifth Sunday on the fruit of the Spirit – how are you doing? Are you seeing growth in the garden of your life of love, joy, peace, and patience? How can you tell? Can people around you tell?   Click to listen:   Click this link to…

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Learning to Be Patient

July 28, 2019

It was a week that provided ample opportunities to practice patience. Patience is “the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.” Joyce Meyer noted, “Patience is not the ability to wait, but how you act while you’re waiting.” So, how did you do…

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Finding Peace that Conquers Troubles and Fears

July 21, 2019

Listen to the process for finding peace that conquers troubles and fears that Jesus describes in John 14:23-27 (NRSV), “Jesus answered him, ‘Those who love me will keep my word, and my Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them.  Whoever does…

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You Can Choose Joy

July 14, 2019

While joy and happiness are not exactly the same, I believe it’s true that following Jesus is conducive to joy, therefore if we practice our faith correctly, the fruit of joy will begin to grow and become increasingly evident in our lives over time. In  A.A. Milne’s, classic Winnie-the-Pooh it…

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What’s the Most Important Thing About Being a Christian?

July 7, 2019

The first fruit of the Spirit is not dramatic manifestations of the Spirit, or prophetic power, knowledge of Christian doctrine, faith, generous service, or even martyrdom; it’s love. Love is the most important thing about being a Christian. Click to listen: Click this link to get a printable version: What’s…

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