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The Kingdom is Treasure: The Parables of the Hidden Treasure and the Merchant

July 28, 2013 | Matthew 13:44-46 | discipleship

Pastor Jonathan continued our Parables sermon series by looking at the Parables of the Hidden Treasure and the Merchant in Matthew 13:44-46. Do you ever feel like God is hidden from you? Or in the busyness of life, are the things of God the first things to get pushed off your list? These little parables from Jesus have great meaning for us as citizens of the Kingdom of God.

Growing in Belonging

February 10, 2013 | Romans 12:3-13 | discipleship

Pastor Gary Combs concluded the sermon series “Healthy for Life” with this message from Romans 12 on how we can grow in our sense of Christian belonging.

Growing in Becoming

February 3, 2013 | Colossians 3:1-14 | discipleship

Pastor Gary Combs continues the “Healthy for Life” sermon series with this message from Colossians about how we can grow in our becoming more like Jesus. In other words, how we can cooperate with God’s work in us conforming us to the character and image of Christ.

Growing in Behaving

January 27, 2013 | Philippians 2:12-18 | discipleship

Pastor Gary Combs continues the sermon series “Healthy for Life” with this message about how our behavior should grow to match our believing. In other words, following Christ and believing in Him should affect how we live and behave. This is part three in a five part series discussing the four areas that Jesus grew as found in Luke 2:52. How we behave doesn’t save us, but being saved should affect our behavior.

Growing in Believing

January 20, 2013 | John 8:23-32 | discipleship

Pastor Gary Combs continues the series entitled “Healthy for Life” with this message from John 8:23-32 on the importance of growing up and being mature in our believing. If healthy things grow and if Jesus grew in wisdom, then Christians should be growing in wisdom, in knowledge and understanding too. In other words, as we follow Jesus, we can grow up to maturity in Christ’s wisdom.

Growing More Like Jesus

January 13, 2013 | Luke 2:52 | discipleship

Pastor Gary Combs begins a 5-week sermon series about discipleship entitled “Healthy for Life.” This series is based on Luke 2:52 which says that Jesus grew in four areas. These four areas might be described as the four ways or “B”s of how we can grow more like Jesus. These four “B”s of discipleship are: believing, behaving, becoming, and belonging.

A New Way to Be Human

January 6, 2013 | 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 | discipleship, beginnings

Wayne Sullivan taught from 2 Corinthians 5 about how Christ reconciles us to God and gives us the ministry of reconciliation to the world.

Time to Celebrate

November 25, 2012 | 1 Corinthians 15:50-58 | discipleship

Pastor Gary Combs concludes the “Time to Thrive” series with this message from 1 Corinthians. The apostle Paul told the Corinthians that Christ’s victory over sin and death meant that they could live life to the full, knowing and celebrating that this victory was already theirs. And that everything they did for Christ would matter for eternity. Celebrating this victory that Christ has won, we can live life to the full, we can do more than just survive, we can thrive.

Time for Thanksgiving

November 18, 2012 | Psalm 100 | thankfulness, discipleship

Pastor Gary Combs continues the Time to Thrive sermon series with this message on being thankful from Psalm 100. Many are not thriving in life because of a grumbling attitude that steals their joy. Yet God wants us to live a life of thanksgiving. When we are thankful it changes our attitudes and perceptions on life. We can really thrive when we have an attitude of gratitude!

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