“…devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching…” (1 Tim. 4:13)
Ephesians 4:17-19–Paul contrasts the old life of unbelief with the new life in Christ. The old life was characterized by futility of mind, darkened understanding, and ignorance resulting from a hardened heart. As new creations in Christ, let’s have our minds transformed by knowing the Scriptures and the power of God.
Luke 24:1-12–Where, and how, do we find the living Lord Jesus today? This morning as we are quarantined in our homes let’s remember that Christ is risen!
A time of praise, adoration, confession and communion. Considering the Bread and the CUp.
[Sermon for Palm Sunday, April 5] John 20:19-29–An examination of the reasons for doubt–which can be right, or wrong reasons. Thomas exemplified both the right and the wrong reasons for doubting. This message examines the basic nature of doubt, and the nature of saving faith.
John 20:11-16–“Whom are you seeking?” asked by Jesus of Mary Magdalene as she lingered at the empty tomb. A profound question: what moves us? Over what loss are we grieving? Who do we miss? What are we looking for? Mary was weeping for good reason: she missed Jesus. Our hearts should long for Him.
Luke 24:38–“Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your hearts? Asked by Jesus of the disciples gathered in the upper room after He had rebuked them for their unbelief. In this message, Pastor Wick addresses the common reasons for unbelief.
Mark 15:44-16:3–What we think is true, based on our limited human experience and earthly perspective, is usually contradicted by the realities of the spiritual realm. The situation at the tomb on the first Easter is only one of many examples of this is Scripture. What do we need to do in light of the spiritual…
Ephesians 4:7-16–God has provided the means to attain unity and maturity in the church through gifts of ministry offices in the church. Through the exercise of these gifts, the church builds itself up in love, grows to spiritual maturity, and achieves unity in diversity.
Ephesians 4:4-6–The theological basis of unity is found in these things God has provided: one body, one Spirit, one hope, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all. Let’s commit to keeping unity in the church.
Ephesians 4:1-3–On the basis of all that God has done, we are to walk worthy of our calling. Our calling is from this sinful world to spiritual promises. Walking worthy requires humility, gentleness, patience, forbearance, and eagerness to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.