Is there really a point to prayer?

Is there really a point to prayer? 1 John 5 for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. Hebrews 11:6b 1. Have Confidence in Your Relationship with God 14 And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he more »

Fasting for Spiritual Breakthrough

Fasting for Spiritual Breakthrough Isaiah 58:6–8   “Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the straps of the yoke, to let the oppressed[a] go free, and to break every yoke? 7 Is it not to share your bread with the hungry and bring the homeless poor into your house; when you see the naked, to cover him, and not to hide yourself from more »

Down to Earth According to David

Down to Earth According to David 1 Samuel 17 Note: Pastor Jeremy is preaching in narratival (story telling) format, as if he were David from the Bible. 12 When your days are fulfilled and you lie down with your fathers, I will raise up your offspring after you, who shall come from your body, and I will establish his kingdom. 13 He shall build a more »

Down to Earth According to Adam

Down to Earth According to Adam Romans 5 Note: Pastor Jeremy is preaching in a narratival (story telling) format, as if he were Adam from the Bible. I. Christ was Born into Adam’s Line  “that it is good news of great joy for all people.” Luke 2:10 II. Christ Triumphed where Adam Failed Yet death reigned from Adam to Moses, more »

Down to Earth According to Abraham

Down to Earth According to Abraham John 8 Your father Abraham rejoiced that he would see my day. He saw it and was glad.  John 8:56 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light. Isaiah 9:2a All the families of the earth shall be blessed. Genesis 12:3b Shall a child be born to a man who is a hundred years old? Shall Sarah, more »

Down to Earth According to John

Down to Earth According to John The Gospel of John   Note:  Pastor Jeremy is preaching in a narratival (story telling) format, as if he were the Apostle John from the Bible. You are the Christ. You are the Son of the living God  Matthew 16:16 This is my Son, whom I have chosen. Listen to Him. Luke 9:35 You are more »

Down to Earth According to Herod

Down to Earth According to Herod Matthew 2 Note:  Pastor Jeremy is preaching in a narratival (story telling) format, as if he were Herod from the Bible. 2 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his more »

Give Thanks

Give Thanks Luke 17:11–19 11 On the way to Jerusalem he was passing along between Samaria and Galilee. 12 And as he entered a village, he was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance 13 and lifted up their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.” 14 When he saw them he said to them, “Go and show yourselves to the priests.” And as they went they were cleansed. 15 Then more »

Healthy Holidays: Marriage

Healthy Holidays: Marriage Ephesians 5:1–33   Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. 2 And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.  Ephesians 5 But Jesus answered them, “My Father is working until now, and I am working. John 5:17 I. Picture of Light for at one more »

From Monumental Monotony to A Missional Movement

From Monumental Monotony to A Missional Movement Acts 19:8-10 8 And he entered the synagogue and for three months spoke boldly, reasoning and persuading them about the kingdom of God. 9 But when some became stubborn and continued in unbelief, speaking evil of the Way before the congregation, he withdrew from them and took the disciples with him, reasoning daily more »