Fighting Spiritual Deception

Date: August 18, 2019

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We live in a world that is swirling with deceptive spiritual ideas and damaging doctrines.  In some cases, people can be sidetracked into error for decades-- some even for eternity.  In 1 John chapter four, John gives Christians a powerful warning about fighting spiritual deception.  What positive steps can Christians
2019-08-19T12:00:48-04:00August 18th, 2019|

The Believer’s Love Life

Date: August 11, 2019

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Authentic Christianity isn't ultimately revealed by your church attendance, the Bible you carry, or the kindness you show to strangers. Jesus taught that practical, heartfelt love for fellow Christians is one of the hallmarks of true faith. In 1 John chapter three, John gives three reasons why true believers love
2019-08-12T11:42:51-04:00August 11th, 2019|

Faith That Works

Date: August 4, 2019

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**GUEST SPEAKER**   On Sunday morning, August 4th-- Andy Tritt preached from James 2 in a message that challenged us to live out our Christian faith in everyday life.  How was this powerful principle lived out in the life of the prostitute Rahab-- and what significance does it have to our
2019-08-05T14:49:44-04:00August 4th, 2019|

The Seven Churches

Date: July 28, 2019

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**GUEST SPEAKER** In this Sunday morning message from Loring Schultz, we discover the tremendous significance of the seven churches that Jesus addressed in Revelation 2-3.  In what ways do these seven churches reflect the various churches of Christian history-- as well as today?  What valuable lessons should our churches learn
2019-08-05T14:43:12-04:00July 28th, 2019|

Living the Family Likeness

Date: July 21, 2019

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Just like sons and daughters will often demonstrate the same voice inflections, facial gestures, or body language of their parents-- so true Christians will demonstrate holy lives that reflect their holy God. As we examine this section of 1 John 2, what will it look like when you truly belong
2019-07-21T15:35:10-04:00July 21st, 2019|

Resist and Stand Firm

Date: July 14, 2019

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Nothing is more discouraging than friends who exploit relationships for money or business purposes. When that happens, we must resist the sales pitch and stand firm that friendship isn't about money. In 1 John 2, the Apostle John advises Christians to "resist" the advances of false teachers, and to "stand
2019-07-15T13:20:24-04:00July 14th, 2019|

This World Looks Bad on You

Date: July 7, 2019

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We've all seen people out in public who were wearing terribly mismatched clothes-- or displaying some foolish choice of fashion.  In this message from 1 John 2, Pastor Ryan Day describes a few of his own awful choices in fashion, while unpacking the Bible's teaching that today's world system looks
2019-07-08T11:37:22-04:00July 7th, 2019|

Spiritual Advancement

Date: June 30, 2019

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"Red Light, Green Light" is a favorite game with children on the playground, and its all about moving forward. The Christian life is similar. Even though our spiritual advancement might feel slow at times, God wants us to keep growing in Christ. In 1 John 2, the Apostle walks his
2019-07-01T09:56:30-04:00June 30th, 2019|

Keeping the New Commandment

Date: June 23, 2019

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One group of students got a shocking (and humbling) lesson from their professor about showing love to fellow Christians.  In 1 John chapter two, the Apostle John shares important insights about the "new commandment" that came from Jesus:  sincere love for fellow believers.  What will your life look like if
2019-06-24T14:00:44-04:00June 23rd, 2019|

Knowing Jesus Genuinely

Date: June 16, 2019

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Pastor Ryan tells a hilarious story of purchasing knock-off Oakley sunglasses in Washington D.C. Upon closer inspection, it was obvious these sunglasses weren't genuine. In 1 John chapter 2, John unpacks some real-life marks that are always present in the lives of genuine Christians. How can you be assured of
2019-06-17T09:35:10-04:00June 16th, 2019|