Sermons on God's love

WHEN GOD GRIEVES

Luke 19:28-44 In this Palm Sunday message, Pastor Mark explains the two realities at play in Jesus’ triumphal entry:  an exceedingly joyful crowd, and an exceedingly sad King.  We see from the text what breaks the heart of God, that is God’s Love for the spiritually wayward.  In this sermon, we are challenged further to…

SERVE: LIVING FOR GOD’S “WELL DONE”

Galatians 2:1-10 What motivates or drives your life?  As we continue our series entitled, “Growing in Grace:  A study of Galatians”, we enter into chapter 2, and see Paul’s faithful stewardship in his ministry to the Lord.  Pastor Mark gives 3 Principles of Faithful Stewardship from the text:  We must embrace ordained accountability, engage with…

THE GOD WHO SEES US

Luke 1:26-38, 46-55 In this second sermon in our Advent series entitled, “God’s Love Story”, we learn that God sees us, no matter how insignificant our circumstances by the world’s standards.  We discover two lessons from Mary’s life in Luke 1:  God befriends the lowly, and God blesses the lowly.  It is not the high…

THE GOD WHO HEARS US

Luke 1:5-25 In this first installment of our 2021 Advent Series, entitled God’s Love Story, Pastor Mark focuses on the presence of prayer in the account of Jesus’ birth in Luke.  We learn that our prayers  play a necessary role in the fulfillment of God’s purposes in our lives and in the world.  In the…

I AM THE RESURRECTION

John 11:1-27 In this sermon on the 5th “I AM” statement of Jesus, we learn that He is the Resurrection.  Pastor Mark explains the problem of death and suffering as a result of sin in our world.  We learn that God prioritizes His Glory.  God also loves us so much, that He desires that we…