Sermons on Grace
In the earliest days of the church a massive dispute arose over how people were saved. Faith alone? Do we still have to keep the law? Their ability to sort this out meant the gospel would stay good news. Part 11 from Acts 15.
In Matthew 5:43 Jesus commands us to love our enemies, but if we’re honest, that can be hard. This week we’re offering 3 ways to love your enemies!
If God is good, why does bad happen? Is he helpless? Does he care? Is he punishing? Is it his plan? Pastor Wes explores several scriptures to help us wrap our mind around how God is involved in our deepest moments of pain to bring about redemption.
How much of the world has God determined in advance? Do we really have free choice? Did God choose me or did I choose God? For Further Reading: hand in Hand:The Beauty of God’s Sovereignty and Meaningful Human Choice by Randy Alcorn
Jesus desires his church to be healthy. Sometimes it knows it is sick and needs help. Other times it thinks it is healthy and in reality it is sick. In these letters to the last 4 churches, Jesus has both a diagnosis and prescription. For a deeper discussion on Revelation 3:10, we encourage you to visit our blog and share your perspective.
Failure is an experience we all have. Will failure define you or refine you. Jesus wanted failure to refine Peter and use it as his platform for ministry. He might do the same thing in your life.
Without paying attention, we can drift away from our relationship to Jesus. Sometimes we don’t even notice it. But God calls us to transformation and greater righteousness. In the conclusion to the series, Pastor Wes discusses how God works in our lives to make us more like Jesus.
Your life has a spiritual tempo and your tempo should match the rhythm of the redeemer. How do we practice moving at Jesus’ pace? Slow down and listen as Chaplain John Richardson brings the message this week.
The pandemic has made gathering difficult over the last two years. An essential function of what it means to be a church is rooted in the gathering of community. We all need community to feel encouraged, to flourish and to thrive.
Love can sometimes manifest itself in gifts. But gifts aren’t sufficient to define love. It’s something bigger and more challenging, which is why you’ll need God to really love other people.
Waiting can be frustrating when it doesn’t meet our expectations. Waiting isn’t “wasted time,” sometimes, God uses it as a tool. When we look at waiting with a spirit of gratitude it changes the way we wait.
The giving of the Ten Commandments was a holy moment between God and Israel. 3500 years later the 10 Commandments are still a hot topic. In this message we process what the 10 Commandments are and what the impact in the life of a Christian is.