The Job Description Of A Believer

Our job description: We are to go out as Christ’s ambassadors; We are to look for ways to show mercy. Question: What must we do to inherit eternal life? The encounter with the expert in the law provides us with one of the best known parables of Jesus…The Parable of the Good Samaritan. The Participants: […]

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Seek and Pursue

We are ready to return to our studies in the Gospel of Luke, specifically, Chapter 10. This chapter provides us with the Believer’s Job Description. It gives answers to the question, “What in the world does a Christian do?” We are His ambassadors: The Apostle Paul stated, We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God […]

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Wow, What a Child

Probably no other verse has been more debated and discussed than Isaiah 7:14. This verse tells us, perhaps more than any other, what is so special about Jesus and why His birth is so significant. He was born of a virgin: The virgin will be with child, v. 14b Three things the Bible teaches about […]

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Experiencing Everlasting Joy

Joy is God’s gift to us that gives us strength; it is one of the fruit of the Spirit and is to be a part of our spiritual DNA. Joy is a vital part of God’s ultimate Kingdom. As we read God’s Word, we need to ask two questions: Is there something here that God […]

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Knowing God

Last week’s memory phrase: Seek peace and pursue it; This week’s memory phrase: Seek God and pursue Him. Isaiah 11 reveals what God’s chosen Messiah came to do for each and every one of us, as well as teach us a great deal about the nature and character of God. He is our source of […]

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Experiencing God’s Peace

Weekly Sermon 12-3-17 Christmas Presence Experiencing God’s Peace Pastor Mark Pitcher Advent 2017 – Isaiah 2:1-5 Advent simply means, coming; a time of preparation, anticipation, expectation and repentance. Through Advent 2017, Isaiah will be our guide. A phrase to memorize this week: Seek peace and pursue it, Psalm 34:14. Isaiah provides us with three steps […]

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Failing Forward

To become a fully devoted follower of Jesus, you will experience failure…the key is what you do with the failure, v. 37. Failure No. 1: The lack of power, vs. 37-45 There was a double tragedy here: The father and his son, Mark 9:17, 25; The disciples, Matthew 17:19-20; Mark 9:29. Failure No. 2: The […]

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The New Exodus

About eight days after Jesus said this, v. 28. Chapter 8: Jesus had His disciples in the boat where they experienced a number of power encounters. Chapter 9: Jesus had His disciples get out of the boat to activate their faith. Peter, John and James went with him and went up onto a mountain to […]

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