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When he had said this, Jesus called in a loud voice, "Lazarus, come out!" The dead man came out, his hands and feet wrapped with strips of linen, and a cloth around his face. Jesus said to them, "Take off the grave clothes and let him go."—John 11:43-44 Welcome to the party! Easter is the annual celebration Christians around the world anticipate and long for. Once again we savor victory in Christ. As Christians we are celebrating the most triumphant and victorious day in all history. Let's begin with the words of Peter, who tells us, in 1 Peter 1:3-4: Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has ...
Our sermon considers not only the source of the love epitomized in Valentine’s Day, but the Source of love, the Good Shepherd, the King. https://www.ptm.org/mp3/FreeDwnld/RCWR052.mp3
Are you a sheep or goat? The Bible says at the judgment Jesus will separate people as a shepherd separates sheep and goats. How are the sheep different from the goats?
Christianity is a career -- it's a profession. You can't turn Christianity off and on. You either are a Christian or you are not. Join Greg as he talks about the hallmarks of being a Christian -- about our Christian credentials.
The greatest concern on the typical North American mind is "What's in it for me?" Why should we be Christians? Jesus' disciples wanted to know the answer to that very same question. Jesus' answer is still relevant for us today.
The world at large identifies Christians in terms of what we are against, rather than what and Who we are for. When the ministry of Jesus and his gospel is so inclusive, why is it that so many churches make it so hard to be a part of his kingdom?
The kingdom of God is not experienced passively - at a distance. It does not come with observation. The kingdom of God is in session! Are you involved?
In this fifth and last sermon in our series on the beatitudes, we ponder why we would ever be persecuted for "righteousness sake" and why a Christ follower experiences inner peace and joy while being persecuted.
Keeping in mind that these eight fruits of God's favor are descriptive of what he does rather than prescriptions for what we must produce via our own hard work, we'll take a closer look at how God empowers us to be pure in heart and to become peacemakers.
As we ponder what it means to be blessed by hungering and thirsting for righteousness and being merciful, we remember that these be-attitudes are God's gift, his handiwork, lived in our lives by and through Jesus.
We continue our series on the beatitudes by considering what it means to be blessed and by studying the beatitudes/blessings of mourning and of being meek.
Join us for this first sermon in our five-part series about the beatitudes. This message will discuss the blessing of being "poor in spirit" and provide an overview of all eight blessings that form the introduction to Jesus' Sermon on the Mount.