Messages from October 2022

No Turning Back

Next week, we turn our clocks back one hour.  We fall back and get an extra hour of sleep before coming back to church. According to our clocks it may look like we get to go back and live that hour all over again, however, we know the reality.  None of us can ever do such a thing.  Daylight savings time is a man-made event and time hasn’t really started over.  Whatever was done during that hour is done and…

Treasure (Part 2)

This morning, we’re continuing where we left off last week.  Jesus shared in Matthew 13 that He spoke to people in parables to essentially hide the secrets about the Kingdom of Heaven in plain sight.  Those who were seeking the kingdom found it through His parables.  Those who weren’t really seeking, or even seeking to oppose Jesus, wouldn’t understand them at all. Jesus also shared in Matthew 13 the reality that the Kingdom of Heaven is like a house containing…

Treasure

It seems that God has us on a journey the past month or so learning how to better discern and perceive Him and what He is doing in our lives.  Last week, Annette brought us a fresh and new perspective on the significance and the power of the blood of Jesus. She provided historical and cultural context that helped bring a new level of depth of understanding that helped us to more fully perceive why Jesus shed His blood to…

Blood of Jesus

[The below text has been machine translated and may contain errors. Please listen to audio for original and integral translation] I like how Marie shared like definition of you know, what does it mean to decrease a thing and I kind of feel like that goes along with because where I was starting today was sort of on what pastor Steve spoke last week. Oh children’s church, I’m sorry. Thank you. Yeah. kids can be dismissed. I’m sorry. Feel free…