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Acts 4: Spirit-powered - May 24, 2020

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This week's message is from Acts 4. We're going to cover the first half of the chapter in this message. Please notice the beauty in the Holy Spirit transforming ordinary men into bold healers and speakers. Note where the praise goes and how the truth is proclaimed. 

Let us be bold with our love and the truth of God this week. 



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Acts 3: Pointing Towards Jesus - May 17, 2020

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Greetings, we're into week number three of our look into the book of Acts. We want to look at the early church and explore how their lessons can apply to our current life of following Jesus.

Notice in this chapter that there's power in the name of Jesus. See how Peter uses the Old Testament and its prophets to confirm the identity of Jesus. Finally, see the hope that rests in the reality of the promise that Jesus fulfills -- that we have a God that has made a way for us to be his people.

Thank you for joining us again this week. If you need to get a hold of us for assistance or for prayer, please email us by clicking here.




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Acts 2: Connecting Some Dots - May 10, 2020

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Happy Mother's Day! We hope that everyone is able to connect with their mothers or their children on this special day. We'd also like to recognize those who may feel pain on this day. You're loved. You're valued. Jesus loves you, and so do we.

We're into week two of our series on Acts. The plan is to go for a chapter per week, but we're going to stay flexible. We hope that you are doing well as you join us this week, and we are hopeful that we can gather in person soon.

If you haven't seen the first week's message, you can access it by clicking here.

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Things to think about for this week's message: 1)The power of the Holy Spirit. 2)The power of Scripture. 3)The power of the church when it works together under those first two.




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Acts 1: Looking at the Church - May 3, 2020

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Well, we did it. We finally finished the book of Luke last week. After around two years, and around eighty sermons, we're on to our next author...Luke. We are going to start a series on the book of Acts this week. Acts was written by Luke, as well.

Why did we choose to look at Acts? First, there's continuity. The beginning of Acts literally picks up where the book of Luke left off, and as we mentioned, it's by the same author. Next, we wanted to look at the early church. What did they focus on? What did they teach? What did they struggle with? What did they apply in their life of worship and following Jesus, and how can we apply that today?

So as we start this chapter, let's consider three things to start with:
1) Jesus’ followers believed in Jesus.
2) They were supposed to operate under the power of the Holy Spirit.
3) There was intentionality and prayer involved with their ministry.

Thanks for joining us this week. We're glad you're here.






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Still Risen, Now Go - April 26, 2020

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This message is the final message from our Luke series. We see a risen Jesus blessing his friends with the peace of God, and commissioning them to go and share the message he taught: Go preach about repentance and forgiveness.

The reason we chose to go through Luke can be found in the introduction to the book of Luke: Many have undertaken to draw up an account of the things that have been fulfilled among us, just as they were handed down to us by those who from the first were eyewitnesses and servants of the word. With this in mind, since I myself have carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I too decided to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, so that you may know the certainty of the things you have been taught.

Luke gives us an account we can trust. Let that help you in your faith today.






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The Road to Emmaus - April 19, 2020

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Welcome!

It was a beautiful day when we were able to record, so we worked around most of the sounds of chainsaws and neighborhood life, and recorded from the church.

What's really incredible about this passage in Luke (Luke 24:13-35) is that the two people that Jesus was spending time with knew everything that Jesus spoke of prior to that weekend, could recite it to him in that moment, but didn't recognize him in that moment or the totality of what Jesus just accomplished over the previous days.

What happens after they have their eyes opened to Jesus is remarkable. They have to share the good news with someone, starting with their closest friends.

Let this be a lesson for us: Don't just memorize the facts of Jesus. Know Jesus and the way of Jesus. Then let your hearts overflow with joy so that you have toshare it with someone.






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Easter Sermon - April 12, 2020

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We all get "good things amnesia" from time to time. It's easy to get distracted by the struggles and the legitimate awful things that can happen in our lives.

There is hope, though. His name is Jesus. The cross shows his love. The empty tomb proves that his love wins over everything, even our sin, even death. What does this mean for us, if our savior loves us so much that sin and death can't even hold him down?

Celebrate a risen Savior today. Because he lives, we live.

Click here for the scripturewe're reading through today.





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