Sun, Aug 09, 2020
Duration: 38 mins 11 secs
Jesus confronts a demon-possessed man and sends the evil spirits into a bunch of pigs who then promptly drown.
The dead pigs catch our attention, but there's an even more powerful aspect to this story.
Sun, Aug 02, 2020
Duration: 33 mins 21 secs
Jesus has an awkward interaction with a Gentile woman that has left many scratching their heads.
Was Jesus being mean, obtuse, even racist?
Or was he setting her up so that this whole interaction might be instructive about God's incredible mercy and grace.
(Message starts about the 10:45 mark)
Sun, May 31, 2020
Jacob wrestles a mystery man for an entire night.
Who was it? For what reason? Why does it end like it does?
We unpack this strange story this week to discover what we can learn, even if we don't get into a physical confrontation with a divine being.
Sun, Feb 23, 2020
With the abundance of grace that has been lavished on us, how should we respond?
Paul outlines two key expectations that come with God's grace.
God's grace isn't a hall pass to sin, it leads us to a transformed life where we are freed from sin's enslavement.
Sun, Feb 16, 2020
Having established that we become members of God's family through faith in Christ, Paul focuses our attention on all that God has done for us in Jesus.
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Sun, Feb 02, 2020
Duration: 39 mins 30 secs
We are all on the same level playing field before God.
None of us are exempt from the failures of sin and the reality of death.
Thankfully, all of us are invited by God to find salvation in Christ.
Our unfaithfulness does not cancel out his faithfulness to his redemption promise.
Sun, Dec 22, 2019
Both Isaiah's prediction and Jesus' embodiment of the Prince of Peace title have surprising layers.
Ultimately we are reminded how special it is that God meets us in the middle of our chaos with peace that passes all understanding.
Sun, Dec 15, 2019
How is Jesus, the Son of God, an "Everlasting Father"?
Have we mixed up the Trinity? What's going on with this title of Isaiah's prophecy?
We unpack what this term means and how Jesus fulfilled it in this morning's message.
Sun, Dec 08, 2019
"Mighty God" seems to us like an obvious statement of the Messiah's divinity.
But in reality, refering to human leaders as "gods" was fairly common, even in the Old Testament.
We trace the stages of how this hyperbolic title of honor became literally embodied by Jesus, the God-man.
Sun, Dec 01, 2019
Duration: 33 mins 26 secs
We begin our Advent Series looking at the first title in Isaiah's prophecy in 9:6.
Jesus is predicted to be the perfect king who will be a "wonderful counselor".
But what does that mean? How did he fulfill that? We explore the New Testament to find the answers to those questions in this mornings message.