Sermons from July 2020

The Power of Praise

This morning, we’re going to learn a bit about the power of praise. We were designed by God both with the ability to give praise, but also with the innate need to receive praise.  Whether at school, you workplace, your marriage, volunteering, your family, your team, wherever you may find look, people will work harder, achieve more, and be more content if they often receive some form of praise.  People who know that they are appreciated and that their efforts…

Freedom: To Love

So far, we’ve learned about a freedom that Jesus has offered to us – a true freedom that nothing and no one can steal away.  Even bound in chains and imprisoned, still we can be free.  This freedom was given to us not for our own selfish selves, but was given to us for the purpose of  enabling us to serve others.  We now continue where we left off last week learning that we are free to serve. Galatians 5:6b;13-15…

Freedom: To Serve

Galatians 5 1 It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. In these ever-changing days, it is assuring to know that we can keep our feet fixed firmly on Jesus, the unchanging, unshakable rock and our firm foundation!  In Christ alone, we find true freedom no matter what happens around us.  As we learned last week, and are being reminded again this…

Freedom

Yesterday, we celebrated the birth of a nation that most of us have been incredibly blessed to be born in, the United States of America.  The freedom and liberty that this nation provides for us is amazing.  We are incredibly grateful for the men and women who gave their lives to gain it and for those who continue to lay down their lives to protect it every day. In the turbulent political days in which we are living we find…