Pentecost

Pentecost Sunday: 1 Peter 5:1-14 – May 28, 2023

Pentecost SundayText: 1 Peter 5:1-14We complete our reading of 1 Peter, which ends with a promise of deliverance; that “the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, support, strengthen, and establish you.” On this Pentecost Sunday, we celebrate the work of the Holy Spirit in…

1 Peter 3:8-22 – May 14, 2023

Text: 1 Peter 3:8-22Pastor Tim returns and we resume our look at the book of 1 Peter. If Jesus is the King of Kings and Lord of Lords and earthly powers lost their authority because of the resurrection, what does this mean for the early Church? With the thought that Jesus would return within their…

Peter 2:11-25 – April 30, 2023

Text: 1 Peter 2:11-25Our study of 1 Peter continues. As Peter looks at the suffering of those scattered about, he starts to compare it to the suffering of Christ; a suffering that led to Jesus’s death. It is a bold reminder for us that faithfulness to God is an absolute trust in the Holy Spirit…

1 Peter 1:3-9 – April 16, 2023

Text: 1 Peter 1:3-9As we continue celebrating the resurrection of Jesus and what that means for us, we begin a study of the book of 1 Peter. This letter was written for the early Christians who were scattered and wondering how to live out their faith in a world that was not always receptive to…

Palm Sunday – April 2, 2023

Palm SundayText: Matthew 21:1-11This week, we study the familiar story of Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem. This passage is a reminder that God does not always reveal the entirety of what is going to happen in our lives when He calls us to faithfulness. Even if only a portion of the path ahead of us is…

John 9:1-41 – March 19, 2023

John 9:1-41As we read the story of Jesus healing a man who was blind from birth, we are reminded that God looks at the world differently than we do. The light of the world isn’t just sourced by the way in which we are used to seeing things operate, but comes from Jesus Christ, who…

Sermon on the Mount: Part 4 – February 19, 2023

“Sermon on the Mount: Part 4”Matthew 5:27-37As we continue our study of the Sermon on the Mount, we focus on Jesus’s comments on marriage, fidelity, and taking oaths. It is easy to view this passage as Jesus introducing a new form of legalism. While this is not the case, Jesus is absolutely serious about the…