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"I am..."
I Am, the Good ShepherdMarch 18, 2001John 10:11-15, 18
I Am, the Bread of LifeMarch 25, 2001John 6:30-35, 47-51
I Am…the Resurrection and the LifeApril 15, 2001John 11:1-44
I Am….the Way, the Truth, and the LifeApril 22, 2001John 13:33, 36; John 14:1-6
12 Men and a Savior
Peter and AndrewJune 24, 2001John 1:40-42
Judas IscariotJuly 1, 2001Matthew 26:6-16, 47-50; 27:1-5
James and John – The Sons of ThunderJuly 15, 2001Mark 10:35-45
ThomasJuly 22, 2001John 20:24-29
The Other Disciples – Unsung HeroesAugust 5, 2001Luke 6:12-16
40 Days of Purpose
40 Days of Purpose Pre-campaign MessageOctober 5, 2003Ephesians 5:15-17
What On Earth Am I Here For?October 12, 2003Ephesians 2:10
Planned for God’s PleasureOctober 19, 2003Mark 12:30
Formed for GodOctober 26, 2003Romans 12:5
Created to Become Like ChristNovember 2, 2003Philippians 2:5
Shaped for Serving GodNovember 9, 2003Ephesians 2:20
Made For a MissionNovember 16, 2003Matthew 28:16-20
40th Anniversary
Parting WordsOctober 15, 2006Colosians
A Grace-Driven Church
A Grace-Driven Church for a Grace-Needing WorldSeptember 27, 19982 Corinthians 8:9, 2 Corinthians 5:14-15, 1 Peter 4:10
The Parable of the River from Max LucadoOctober 4, 1998Romans 1-3
Growing in the Love of ChristOctober 11, 1998Matthew 4:18-22
Reaching in the Name of ChristOctober 18, 1998John 14:15, Matthew 28:19-20
Affirming in the Body of ChristOctober 25, 1998Acts 2:42-47, 4:32-33
Caring in the Nature of ChristNovember 1, 1998Matthew 25:31-40
Exalting in the Glory of ChristNovember 15, 1998Psalm 95:1-7
A Walk Through Ephesians
Count Your BlessingsFebruary 12, 2012Ephesians 1:1-14
A Prayer for All SeasonsFebruary 19, 2012Ephesians 1:15-23
From Death to LifeFebruary 26, 2012Ephesians 2:1-10
God the BuilderMarch 4, 2012Ephesians 2:11-22
Benefits of the MysteryMarch 18, 2012Ephesians 3:1-13
A Working Man’s PrayerMarch 25, 2012Ephesians 3:14-21
Worthy of Your CallingApril 15, 2012Ephesians 4:1-16
Extreme MakeoverApril 22, 2012Ephesians 4:17-32
Walking in Daddy’s ShoesApril 29, 2012Ephesians 5:1-20
Being a Christian at WorkMay 13, 2012Ephesians 6:5-9
Living in a War ZoneJune 3, 2012Ephesians 6:10-24
Acts
Acts – The Only Unfinished BookFebruary 8, 2004Acts 1:1-11
The Significance of PentecostFebruary 22, 2004Acts 1:12-26,2:1-47
The Cripple Who Danced in ChurchFebruary 29, 2004Acts 3:1-26, 4:1-4
You Can’t Fool GodMarch 14, 2004Acts 4:32-37,5:1-11
How to Build a Contagious ChurchMay 2, 2004Acts 5:12-42
An Obituary To Die ForMay 9, 2004Acts 6:1 - 8:2
Church Growth – The Good and the Bad of ItMay 23, 2004Acts 7:57 - 8:25
Attitudes Essential to EvangelismMay 30, 2004Acts 8:26-40
Well-Known Sinner Meets Un-Known SaintJune 6, 2004Acts 9:1-31
PeterJune 27, 2004Acts 10:34-43
Christians FirstJuly 4, 2004Acts 11:19-30
The Power of a Praying ChurchJuly 11, 2004Acts 12:1-30
An Admirable ChurchJuly 18, 2004Acts 12:25-14:28
When Christians DisagreeSeptember 5, 2004Acts 15:1-41, Matthew 18:15-16
The Macedonian CallSeptember 12, 2004Acts 16:1-15
Jailhouse RockSeptember 19, 2004Acts 16:16-40
Preaching as Paul Preached or Areopagus Eggheads versus a Seed-PickerSeptember 26, 2004Acts 17:1-34
Acts for a New YearJanuary 9, 2005Acts 18:1 -- 22:29
Acts for a New YearFebruary 6, 2005Acts 28:1-31
All I Really Need to Know About Christmas I Learned from Jesus Christ
It Is More Blessed to Give Than to ReceiveDecember 5, 2010Acts 20:32-35
No One Comes to the Father Except Through MeDecember 12, 2010John 14:6
Peace I Leave With YouDecember 19, 2010John 14:27
No One Comes to the Father Except Through MeDecember 24, 2010Matthew 1:21
Back to the Basics
How to Study the BibleSeptember 2, 20011 Timothy 4:7-8; Joshua 1:7-8; 2 Timothy 2:15
Prayer and FastingSeptember 9, 2001Matthew 6:5-13, 16-18
The Discipline of WorshipSeptember 23, 2001Psalm 95:6-7; 96:4-9; John 4:23-24
Becoming a Contagious Christian
Why Become A Contagious Christian?October 3, 2004Matthew 18:18-20; Acts 1:8b; Luke 19:10
“Overcoming Our ExcusesOctober 10, 2004Matthew 18:18-20; 2 Timothy 1:7-8a, 9-10; Acts 18:9-10a
Winning the Right to Be HeardOctober 17, 2004Matthew 5:13-16
The Message of Contagious ChristianityOctober 31, 2004Romans 3:23; 6:23; 5:8; 10:9-10, 13
An Example of Contagious ChristianityNovember 7, 2004John 4:1-26
The Testimony of PaulNovember 14, 2004Acts 25:13-26:32
Being Ready to Give an Answer to Everyone Who Asks
Why Would a Loving God Send People to Hell?October 28, 2001Matthew 25:31-34, 41, 46
How Can God Exist Since There So Much Suffering in the World?November 4, 2001Psalm 73: 1-3, 13-14, 16-17, 21-26
Is the Bible Really Trustworthy?November 11, 20012 Peter 1:20-21; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; Hebrews 4:12
Breaking Free: Seven Deadly Sins
GreedMarch 6, 2005Hebrews 12:1, 1 Timothy 6:9-10; Luke 12:15
HypocrisyMarch 13, 2005Matthew 23:1-7, 13-15, 23-33
MurderApril 3, 2005Exodus 20:13; Proverbs 6:16-17; Matthew 5:21-22
PrideApril 24, 2005Proverbs 6:16-17a; 1 Peter 5:5b
IdolatryMay 1, 2005Psalm 135:5-7, 15-18; Exodus 20:4-6
LustJune 5, 2005Proverbs 7:1-27
Sowing DissensionJune 19, 2005Proverbs 6:16-19
Building the Body
Building the Body by Taming the TongueNovember 9, 1997James 3:1-12
Buildng the Body With an Attitude of GratitudeNovember 23, 1997Colossians 3:15-17
Sense and Nonsense About Spiritual GiftsNovember 30, 19971 Corinthians 12
Christmas B.C.
The PromiseDecember 9, 2007Genesis 3:1-24
The NamesDecember 16, 2007Isaiah 9:1-7
The PlaceDecember 23, 2007Micah 5:1-5
The NightDecember 24, 2007Luke 2:1-7
Communion
Coming HomeAugust 27, 2006Luke 15:11-24
Great is Thy FaithfulnessOctober 18, 2009Lamentations 3:19-23
A Tale of Two SonsMay 16, 2011Luke 15:11-32
Preparing to Take CommunionAugust 24, 20141 Corinthians 11:27-29
Communion Meditation
The Way Up Is DownSeptember 19, 1999Philippians 2:3-11
The Lord’s Supper is RememberingOctober 22, 2006Numbers 15:37-41
Thanking God for His Indescribable GiftNovember 26, 2006Luke 22:14-20
The Lord of the Second ChanceJanuary 14, 20071 John 1:9; 2 Corinthians 5:17-19a, 21
Preparing to Share the Lord's SupperOctober 19, 20081 Corinithians 11:27-29
All You Want for ChristmasDecember 24, 20082 Corinthians 1:20, Philippians 4:19, Romans 8:32
Memory ToolsJune 22, 2014Numbers 15:37-41
Confident Christianity
What Is Christianity?May 4, 20141 John 1:1-4
Forgiving Our FailuresMay 25, 20141 John 1:5-2:2
The “Know So” TestsJune 1, 20141 John 2:3-11
The Love God HatesJune 8, 20141 John 2:12-17
Dealing With End-Time AntichristsJune 29, 20141 John 2:18-27
Living in Light of Jesus’ ReturnJuly 6, 20141 John 2:28-3:3
Whose Child Are You?July 13, 20141 John 3:4-24
Test the SpiritsJuly 20, 20141 John 4:1-6
Getting to the Bottom of LoveJuly 27, 20141 John 4:7-21
Lighten Your LoadAugust 3, 20141 John 5:1-12
Walking with ConfidenceAugust 11, 20141 John 5:13-21
Conversations with Jesus
Conversing With a Blind ManApril 11, 1999John 9:1-41
A Conversation with the EnemyApril 18, 1999Matthew 4:1-11
Table TalkMay 2, 1999Luke 22:7-22
Daniel
How to Survive and Thrive Amidst the Babylons of LifeSeptember 20, 2009Daniel 1:1-21
A King on a CouchSeptember 27, 2009Daniel 2:1-49
The Fourth Man in the FurnaceOctober 4, 2009Daniel 3
Insanity, Insomnia and InsightOctober 11, 2009Daniel 4
The Handwriting on the WallOctober 25, 2009Daniel 5
The Lions in Daniel’s DenNovember 8, 2009Daniel 6
Profiting from ProphecyNovember 15, 2009Daniel 7-12; Revelation 1:3
Deacon Ordination
Examples of ServanthoodApril 30, 2006John 13:14-15
Deacons: Salt and LightApril 15, 2007I John 2:6
Deacon Ordination ChargeApril 20, 2008--
Deacons – Servant LeadersApril 14, 2013Acts 6:1-7
Deacon Ordination – Deacons—Servant LeadersMarch 16, 2014John 13:14-15
Death
When Death Is An AccomplishmentJanuary 10, 1999Luke 9:28-31, Galatians 2:20
What Happens When I Die?January 17, 1999Job 14:14
When Death Is NOT GainJanuary 24, 19991 Corinthians 6:19-20
Donkey Tales
The Tale of a DonkeyJune 10, 2007Numbers 22:1-35
Doors of Hope
The Gate Into JerusalemMarch 28, 2010Matthew 21:1-11
The Door to the Upper RoomApril 1, 2010John 13:1-17
The Entrance to the Empty TombApril 4, 2010Ephesians 1:18-21
Essential Beliefs
The Bible….The Book That is DifferentOctober 5, 19972 Timothy 2:15,3:15-17, Hebrews 4:12, 2 Peter 1:19-21
Jesus Christ — the Man that is DifferentOctober 12, 1997Hebrews 1:1-4
Salvation – What it isnt and What it isOctober 19, 1997Romans 3:10-12, 20-25
The Church…Where One Anothering HappensNovember 2, 1997Acts 2:42-47, 4:32-35
Evangelism 101
Desperate Times Call for Desperate MeasuresAugust 12, 2012Mark 2:2-12
Peter’s HealingAugust 19, 2012Acts 10:34-43
Rich Man, Poor ManAugust 26, 2012Luke 19:1-10
Occupied TerritorySeptember 2, 2012Luke 8:26-39
Faith
Joseph-The Adequacy of FaithMay 30, 1999Genesis 37:2-11; Hebrews 11:22
Noah – The Work of FaithJune 6, 1999Hebrews 11:7
Rahab – The Grace of FaithJune 13, 1999Joshua 6:22-25; Hebrews 11:30-31
Moses: The Perspective of FaithJune 27, 1999Hebrews 11:23-28,
Abraham – The Way of FaithJuly 18, 1999Genesis 22:1-14; Hebrews 11: 17-19
Fathers of the Bible
GodSeptember 4, 2011Psalm 103:8-13
AbrahamSeptember 11, 2011Genesis 22:1-13; Hebrews 11:17-19
IsaacSeptember 25, 2011Genesis 27:1-38
Fireproof
He Said / She SaidFebruary 22, 2009Ephesians 5:21-33
He First Loved usMarch 1, 20091 John 4:7-19
Love for a LifetimeMarch 8, 2009Matthew 19:3-6
Breaking FreeMarch 15, 20091 Corinthians 10:12-13
ForgivenessMarch 22, 2009Colossians 3:13
A Better Way of LovingMarch 29, 2009John 13:34-35
First Songs of Christmas (1997)
Zechariah’s SongDecember 7, 1997Luke 1:57-80
Mary’s SongDecember 14, 1997Luke 1:46-55
the Angels SongDecember 21, 1997Luke 2:1-20
SimeonDecember 28, 1997Luke 2:21-40
First Songs of Christmas (2003)
Zechariah’s SongNovember 30, 2003Luke 1:68-79
Mary’s SongDecember 7, 2003Luke 1:46-55
The AngelsDecember 21, 2003Luke 2:1-20
The Song of the ChristDecember 24, 2003Hebrews 10:5-7
SimeonJanuary 4, 2004Luke 2:21-32
Foundations for a Strong Family
Keep God FirstAugust 31, 2014Exodus 20:1-3
Worship Only GodSeptember 7, 2014Exodus 20:4-6
Honor God’s NameSeptember 14, 2014Exodus 20:7
Honor God’s DaySeptember 21, 2014Exodus 20:8-11
Honor My ParentsSeptember 28, 2014Exodus 20:12
Keep Love PureOctober 12, 2014Exodus 12:14
Getting Marriage Right
Finding the Right PersonApril 22, 2007Proverbs 3:5-6
How to Fight RightMay 13, 2007Ephesians 4:25-27. 29-32
Managing Money RightMay 20, 2007Selected Proverbs
How to Build the Right MarriageMay 27, 2007Genesis 2:18,21-24
Getting Parenting RightJune 3, 2007Psalm 103:8-14
Getting Out of the Salt Shaker
The Principles of EvangelismOctober 7, 2001Matthew 28:18-20; 1 Corinthians 9:19-22; 1 Peter 3:15
Using the Romans RoadOctober 14, 2001Romans 3:23; 6:23; 5:8; 10:9-10, 13
How to Share Your TestimonyOctober 21, 20011 Peter 3:15
God Keeps His Promises
He Has Promised to Be With UsNovember 28, 1999John 1:1-5, 9-14 ;
He Has Promised to Guide UsDecember 12, 1999Isaiah 9:2,6;
He Has Promised to Redeem UsDecember 19, 1999Matthew 1:18-23
He Has Promised to ReturnJanuary 9, 2000Acts 1:6-11;
God Provides
What Do You Have?April 25, 20102 Kings 4:1-7
God's Design for HopeMay 2, 2010Jeremiah 29:1-14
My Heart Decisions Affect EternityMay 23, 2010Luke 16:19-31
My Hope for the FutureMay 30, 2010John 3:1-17
Graduate Recognition
When God Calls Your NameJune 8, 2008Luke 8:38-42; Luke 22:28-34; Acts 9:1-6
Great Cloud of Witnesses
William Booth: Soup, Soap, and SalvationJuly 10, 2011Matthew 22:34-40
Why Billy Graham?July 24, 2011Romans 1:8
George Washington CarverAugust 14, 20111 Peter 4:10-11
George Muller – The Effective, Fervent Pray-erAugust 28, 2011Matthew 7:7; John 14:13-14, Matthew 6:25-26
Great Hymns of the Faith
There Is A Fountain Filled With BloodJune 28, 2009Zechariah 13:1; Hebrews 9:11-28
America, the BeautifulJuly 5, 2009Psalm 33:12; 2nd Chronicles 7:14; 1 Peter 2:9
A Mighty FortressJuly 19, 2009Psalm 46:1,7; Ephesians 6:10-17
I Must Tell JesusJuly 26, 2009Philippians 4:6-7; 1 Peter 5:7
It Is Well With My SoulAugust 2, 2009Psalm 34:15, 17-19, 22
All Hail the Power of Jesus' NameAugust 9, 2009Philippians 2:5-11
Standing on the PromisesAugust 16, 2009Matthew 7:24-29
Take My Life and Let It Be ConsecratedSeptember 6, 2009Malachi 3:10; 2nd Corinthians 9:6-8; Romans 12:1
Great Questions of the Bible
Am I My BrotherJuly 3, 2005Genesis 4:1-9
Where is The Lamb?July 10, 2005Genesis 22:1-19
How Oft Must I ForgiveJuly 24, 2005Matthew 18:21
Who Can Stand Against the Armies of the Living God?August 14, 20051 Samuel 17:1-51
If God is With Us, Why Has All This Happened to Us?August 21, 2005Judges 6-8
What’s That in Your Hand?September 4, 2005Exodus 3:1-15; 4:1-5, 10-17
Who Do You Say That I Am?September 11, 2005Matthew 16:13-18
Growing Great Families
How to Nurture a ChildMay 8, 2005Psalm 127:3-5a; Proverbs 22:6; Ephesians 6:1-4
How to Nurture a FamilyMay 22, 2005Genesis 2:7,15, 18-24; Genesis 1:27-28a
How to Nurture a MarriageMay 29, 2005Genesis 2:18, 21-24
Holy Week
A Day of SurprisesApril 9, 2006Luke 23: 26-49
The Day That Has Changed All OthersApril 16, 2006I Corinthians 15:12-22
He is Risen!April 8, 2012Matthew 28:1-8
Holy Week 2002
Why Cling to the Cross?March 24, 2002John 19:1-7, 16-18, 23-24, 28-30
Why Go to the Tomb?March 31, 20021 Corinthians 15:12-22
How to Counsel a Friend
Who is Wrestling With TemptationJanuary 11, 20041 Corinthians 10:12-13, James 1:13-15
Who Has Gone Through a DivorceJanuary 18, 2004Matthew 19:1-9, Malachi 2:16
Who Struggles to Control Their AngerJanuary 25, 2004Ephesians 4:26-27, 29-32
In His Steps
His Family TreeJanuary 5, 2014Matthew 1:1-17; Luke 3:23-38
His BaptismJanuary 26, 2014Luke 3:1-23a
His First SermonFebruary 2, 2014Luke 4:14-30
His First DisciplesFebruary 9, 2014Luke 5:1-11
His Most Popular MessageFebruary 16, 2014Matthew 5:1-12
His Most Popular MiracleFebruary 23, 2014Luke 9:1-17
His BloodMarch 2, 20141 John 2:2
Becoming His DiscipleMarch 9, 2014Luke 14:25-35
His GraceMarch 30, 2014Luke 7:36-50
His PrayerApril 6, 2014Luke 11:1-13
A Day of SurprisesApril 13, 2014Luke 23:26-47
Experiencing His ResurrectionApril 20, 2014Luke 24:13-36
James
Perfecting Your Faith – Triumph in Times of TrialSeptember 29, 2002James 1:1-12
Testing Your Faith – How to Withstand TemptationOctober 6, 2002James 1:13-18
Practicing Your Faith – The Marks of a ChristianOctober 13, 2002James 1:19-27
Determining the Worth of a PersonOctober 20, 2002James 2:1-13
Faith That Saves is Faith That WorksNovember 3, 2002James 2:14-26
A Course in SpeechNovember 10, 2002James 3:1-12
Wise and OtherwiseNovember 17, 2002James 3:13-17
How Fights are Started and StoppedJanuary 5, 2003James 4:1-10
The Perils of Playing GodJanuary 26, 2003James 4:11-17
Right On the MoneyFebruary 2, 2003James 5:1-6; Matthew 6:19-24
The Secret to Enduring the Inequities of LifeFebruary 9, 2003James 5:7-12
The Power of Effective KneelingFebruary 23, 2003James 5:13-20
James: The Ultimate How-To Manual
Perfecting Your Faith: Triumph in Times of TrialMay 26, 2013James 1:1-12
Testing Your Faith: How to Withstand TemptationJune 2, 2013James 1:13-18
The Marks of a ChristianJune 9, 2013James 1:19-27
Determining the Worth of a PersonJune 16, 2013James 2:1-13
A Course in SpeechJune 30, 2013James 3:1-12
Wise and OtherwiseJuly 7, 2013James 3:13-18
How Fights are Stopped and StartedJuly 14, 2013James 4:1-10
The Perils of Playing GodJuly 21, 2013James 4:11-17
Right on the MoneyJuly 28, 2013James 5:1-6
The Secret to Enduring the Inequities of LifeAugust 4, 2013James 5:7-12
Prayer 101August 11, 2013James 5:13-20
Jonah
The Prodigal ProphetMay 20, 2001Jonah 1:1-16
The Praying ProphetMay 27, 2001Jonah 1:17-2:10
The Preaching ProphetJune 3, 2001Jonah 3:1-10
The Pouting ProphetJune 10, 2001Jonah 4:1-11
Joseph:Walking by Faith
JosephJuly 22, 2007Genesis 37:2-11
Joshua: Putting God's Power to Work in Your Life
A Call to CourageJanuary 22, 2006Joshua 1:1-19
Rahab: In Her Majesty’s Secret ServiceFebruary 5, 2006Joshua 2:1-24
Your Walls Can Come DownFebruary 26, 2006Joshua 6:1-27
How Much Is Your Sin Going to Cost Me?March 5, 2006Joshua 6:17a, 18-19; 7:1-12
The Danger of Walking by SightMarch 12, 2006Joshua 9:1-27
The Longest Day–Do Miracles Really Happen?March 26, 2006Joshua 10:1-15
Caleb-That Magnificent Old ManMay 7, 2006Joshua 14:6-12
A Farewell to ArmsMay 14, 2006Joshua 23:1-6; Joshua 24:2-15
Learning from the Pros
Rachel SaintJuly 1, 2012Romans 15:20-21
C. S. LewisJuly 8, 20121 Corinthians 9:19-22
D. L. MoodyJuly 15, 2012Isaiah 12:2
Ben CarsonAugust 5, 2012
Little Known People of the Bible
AmosMarch 3, 2002Amos 2:6-8, 10-14; 3:1-2; 5:21-24, 26-27
HoseaJanuary 24, 2010Hosea 1:1-9, 3:1-3
AmosJanuary 1, 2012Amos 2:6-8, 10-14; 3:1-2; 5:21-24,26-27
BarnabasJanuary 8, 2012Acts 4:32-37, 9:26-28, 11:25-26, 15:36-41
Live to Give
Live to Give GraceFebruary 21, 20102nd Corinthians 5:14-15; 1st Peter 4:10
Live to Give WorshipFebruary 28, 2010Psalm 95:6-7; 96:4-9; John 4:23-24
Live to Give FriendshipMarch 7, 2010Acts 2:42-47; 4:32-35
Live to Give HopeMarch 14, 2010John 14:15; Matthew 29:19-20
Live to Give ServiceMarch 21, 2010Matthew 25:31-40
Live to Give ObedienceApril 18, 2010Matthew 28:16, 18-20; Matthew 16:24
Men on Mission
AmosMarch 3, 2002Amos 2:6-8, 10-14; 3:1-2; 5:21-24, 26-27
HoseaMarch 10, 2002Hosea 1:1-9, 3:1-3 .
DanielMarch 17, 2002Daniel 6
BarnabasApril 21, 2002Acts 4:32-37, 9:26-28, 11:25-26, 15:36-41
Parables
Far From Home – The Parable of the Loving Father, or The Waiting FatherJune 25, 2000Luke 15:11-32
Of Seed and Soil – The Parable of the SowerJuly 9, 2000Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
Whose Neighbor Am I? – The Parable of the Good SamaritanAugust 6, 2000Luke 10:25-37
Remembering the Right Things – The Parable of the Rich FoolAugust 20, 2000Luke 12:16-21
Participants in the First Christmas
Angels! Angels! Angels!December 3, 2000Luke 1:26-37
JosephDecember 10, 2000Matthew 1:18-25
The Men Who Found ChristmasDecember 17, 2000Luke 2:8-16,20;Matthew 2:1-11;
The People Who Missed ChristmasDecember 24, 2000John 1:1-5, 10-14;
Philippians
Philippians – The Joyful LetterOctober 15, 2000Philippians 1:1-11
What Trials and Tribulations Can and Cannot DoOctober 22, 2000Philippians 1:12-26
Being A Christian in a Non-Christian WorldOctober 29, 2000Philippians 1:27-30
Following His ExampleNovember 5, 2000Philippians 2:1-11
Whine or ShineJanuary 7, 2001Philippians 2:12-18
Kindred SpiritsJanuary 14, 2001Philippians 2:19-30
Learning How to CountJanuary 21, 2001Philippians 3:1-11
Running to WinFebruary 4, 2001Philippians 3:12-21
A Word for the WorrierFebruary 24, 2001Philippians 4:1-9
Marks of MaturityMarch 5, 2001Philippians 4:10-23
Psalms for the Summer
When in Need of ComfortJune 23, 2002Psalm 23
Trusting God in Times of CrisisJune 30, 2002Psalm 46
The God You Are Looking ForJuly 7, 2002Psalm 139:1-18, 23-24
We are Gods Free PeopleJuly 21, 2002Psalm 116
God Reveals Himself Through His World and His WordSeptember 1, 2002Psalm 19
Questions Christmas Answers
Are There Many Paths To God?November 29, 1998John 14:6, Acts 4:12, 1 Timothy 2:5-6, John 3:16
What Does God Really Do?December 6, 1998Luke 2:1-7, Isaiah 46
What Does a Wise Man Look Like?December 13, 1998Matthew 2:1-12
Can Hopes Come True At Christmas?December 20, 1998Luke 2:36-40
Can One Day Really Make a Difference?December 24, 1998Luke 2:1-14
Questions Easter Answers
Is There A GodApril 5, 2009Jeremiah 9:23-24; 29:13
Why is the Crucifixion Significant?April 9, 2009John 19:1-7, 16-18, 23-24, 28-30
What Happens When I Die?April 12, 2009Job 14:14
Questions Jesus Asked
What Good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?September 7, 2003Mark 8:34-38
Who Do You Say I Am?September 14, 2003Matthew 16:13-20
Do You Love Me?September 21, 2003John 21:1-19
Romans
Unleashing the Power of the GospelMarch 30, 2008Romans 1:1-17
When God Gives UpApril 6, 2008Romans 1:18-32
Fatal Flaws of ReligionApril 13, 2008Romans 2:1 - 3:20
Amazing GraceMay 4, 2008Romans 3:21 - 4:25
The Blessing of SufferingJune 1, 2008Romans 5:1-11
What Does a Grace-Driven Christian Look Like?June 29, 2008Romans 6:1-23
Why Do I Do What I Don't Want To Do?July 6, 2008Romans 7:1-25
The No Condemnation ConceptJuly 13, 2008Romans 8
Who Chose Whom?July 20, 2008Romans 9
The Wrong RighteousnessJuly 27, 2008Romans 10
Making the Jews JealousAugust 31, 2008Romans 11; Luke 14:16-24
Is Your All on the Altar?September 14, 2008Romans 12:1-8; Malachi 1:6-14
Right RelationshipsSeptember 21, 2008Romans 12:9-21
Do Religion and Politics Mix?September 28, 2008Romans 13:1-7
Time is Running OutOctober 5, 2008Romans 13:8-14
Accepting Unusual ChristiansOctober 12, 2008Romans 14:1-15:7
Paul's Pillar PeopleOctober 26, 2008Romans 16:1-27
Sacred Sex
What Does the Bible Have to Say About Physical Intimacy?September 17, 2000Genesis 2:18-25
Homosexuality: Combining Conviction With CompassionOctober 1, 2000Romans 1:18, 21-32
God’s Plan for Physical IntimacyJune 10, 2012Genesis 2:18-25
God’s Plan for MarriageJune 17, 2012Genesis 2:18-24
Seven Last Words of Christ
A Cry for PardonMarch 9, 2003Luke 23:33-38
A Cry of AssuranceMarch 16, 2003Luke 23:39-43
A Cry of CompassionMarch 23, 2003John 19:23-27
A Cry of AnguishApril 6, 2003Matthew 27:45-50
A Cry of SufferingApril 13, 2003John 19:28-29
A Cry of VictoryApril 20, 2003John 19:29-30a; Luke 23:44-49
First Words on the Road to EmmausMay 11, 2003Luke 24:13-36
Spiritual Discipline: The Path to Becoming
Prayer and FastingJune 5, 2011Matthew 6:5-18
How to Study the BibleJune 12, 20111 Timothy 4:7-8; Joshua 1:7-8; 2 Timothy 2:15
Giving – Beyond the MathJune 19, 2011Matthew 6:19-21
Stained Glass Window
His BirthMarch 18, 2007Luke 2:1-20
His BaptismMarch 25, 2007Matthew 3:1-17
His CrucifixionApril 1, 2007Mark 15:22-39
His SupperApril 5, 2007Matthew 26:17-31
His ResurrectionApril 8, 2007I Corinthians 15:1-8; 14, 18-22
Stories That Changed the World
The Parable of the SowerDecember 28, 2008Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
The Parable of the Good SamaritanJanuary 4, 2009Luke 10:25-37
The Parable of the Rich FoolJanuary 11, 2009Luke 12:16-21
Parable of the Prodigal SonJanuary 25, 2009Luke 15:11-32
Summer in the Psalms
Depression, When Darkness is Your Closest FriendAugust 18, 2013Psalm 88:1-18
Abandonment, When You Feel God-ForsakenAugust 25, 2013Psalm 22
Contentment, When Your Soul is at RestSeptember 1, 2013Psalm 162
Gratitude is More Than an AttitudeSeptember 15, 2013Psalm 136
Psalm 55 – Deliver Us From Our FearsSeptember 22, 2013Psalm 55
Surviving the Stresses of Life
Career – Surviving the Rat RaceMay 18, 2003Matthew 5:16; Ephesians 2:10; Colossians 3:23-24
Finances – Managing Your MoneyJune 8, 2003Proverbs 27:23-24, 21:5, 21:20, 6:6-8, 21:17, 3:9-10
Marriage – What Does Submission Really Mean?June 15, 2003Ephesians 5:21-33
Parenting – How to Communicate Love to Your Teens.June 29, 2003Ephesians 6:1-3, Proverbs 1:8-9, Proverbs 13:24, Ephesians 1:4; John 15:17
Career – Defeating DepressionJuly 20, 20031 Kings 19:1-4
Telling the Greatest Story Ever Told
The King Comes to TownApril 1, 2012Luke 19:28-48
What Does the Easter Story Really Mean?April 8, 20121st Corinthians 15:1-8, 12-14, 17-22
Thanksgiving
A Service of Thanksgiving and PrayerNovember 19, 2006 Psalm 100
A Service of Thanksgiving and PraiseNovember 22, 20091 Thessalonians 5:16-18
Thanksgiving Prayer
Service of Thanksgiving and PraiseNovember 25, 2007Psalm 103:1; Psalm 100
A Service of Thanksgiving and PraiseNovember 20, 20111 Thessalonians 5:16-18; Psalm 84:11
That You May Believe
God is Here!June 6, 2010John 1:1-18
A Voice Crying in the WildernessJune 13, 2010John 1:19-34; 3:22-30
The First Christ FollowersJune 20, 2010John 1:35-51
What To Do When Your Wine Runs Out?July 4, 2010John 2:1-11
Time to Clean HouseJuly 11, 2010John 2:12-22
To All Who BelieveJuly 18, 2010John 3:16
The Bad SamaritanAugust 22, 2010John 4:1-42
Seeing is BelievingAugust 29, 2010John 4:43-54
Do You Want to Get Well?September 5, 2010John 5:1-18
Witnesses for the Defense of JesusSeptember 12, 2010John 5:16-47
What's In Your Basket?September 19, 2010John 6:1-15
Encouraging Frail FaithOctober 3, 2010John 6:16-21
Correcting MisconceptionsOctober 10, 2010John 6:22-71
What Will You Do With Jesus?October 17, 2010John 7:1-52
Judging the JudgesOctober 31, 2010John 7:53-8:11
The Light of the World Has Come!November 7, 2010John 8:12-59
Seeing is BelievingNovember 14, 2010John 9:1-41
Counting SheepDecember 26, 2010John 10
The Day God CriedJanuary 2, 2011John 11:1-57
The Next-to-the-Last SupperJanuary 9, 2011John 12:1-11
A Different Kind of KingJanuary 16, 2011John 12:12-33
Betrayer or Betrayed?January 30, 2011John 13:18-30
God's Cure for Heart TroubleFebruary 6, 2011John 14:1-12
The ComforterFebruary 20, 2011John 14:15-31
Benefits of In the Zone LivingFebruary 27, 2011John 15:1-17
When Being Hated is a Good ThingMarch 6, 2011John 15:18-16:30 (15:18-16:11; 20-22)
The Real LordMarch 13, 2011John 17:1-26
The ArrestMarch 20, 2011John 18:1-14
Trials and DenialsMarch 27, 2011Luke 22:31-34; John 18:15-27
Can You Handle the Truth?April 17, 2011John 18:28-19:16
His CrucifixionApril 21, 2011John 19:17-42
Are You Following the Right Leader?April 24, 2011John 20:1-31
The BreakfastMay 29, 2011John 21:1-19
The Carols of Christmas
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by NightDecember 4, 2011Luke 2:8-20
Silent NightDecember 11, 2011Luke 1:26-38; 2:1-7
O Little Town of BethlehemDecember 18, 2011Micah 5:1-5
Away in a MangerDecember 24, 2011Luke 2:6-7
The Christ of Christmas
His NameDecember 8, 2002Matthew 1:18-25
His BirthDecember 15, 2002Luke 2:1-20
His Family TreeDecember 22, 2002Matthew 1:1-17; Luke 3:23-38
The Chronicles of Christmas
It’s a Story of God’s Involvement in Our WorldDecember 4, 2005Luke 2:1-7
It’s a Story of SinDecember 11, 2005Genesis 3:1-13
It’s a Story of SacrificeDecember 18, 2005Romans 3:23-25; 5:6-8
It’s a Story of LoveDecember 24, 2005John 3:16
It’s a Story of the Difference Jesus MakesDecember 25, 20052 Corinthians 5:17
The Crossing
Crossing from Fear to FaithOctober 30, 2005Judges 3:1 - 4:9
Crossing from Covetousness to ContentmentNovember 13, 20051 Timothy 6:6-10, Hebrews 13:5-6, Philippians 4:11-13
Crossing from Idolatry to True WorshipNovember 20, 2005Matthew 6:19-24
The Dress Code of a Christian
Put on FaithSeptember 16, 20072 Peter 1:3-9
Put on GoodnessSeptember 23, 20072 Peter 1:3-9
Put on KnowledgeSeptember 30, 20072 Peter 1:3-9
Put on Self-ControlOctober 7, 20072 Peter 1:3-9
Put on PerseveranceOctober 21, 20072 Peter 1:3-9
Put on GodlinessJanuary 6, 20082 Peter 1:3-9
Put on Brotherly KindnessJanuary 13, 20082 Peter 1:3-9
Put On LoveJanuary 20, 20082 Peter 1:3-9
The God Questions
Why Would a Loving God Send People to HellAugust 12, 2007Matthew 25:31-34,41,46
What Happens When I Die?August 19, 2007Job 14:14
How Can God Be Good When There Is So Much Bad in the World?September 2, 2007Psalm 73:1-3, 13-14, 16-17, 21-26
The Implications of Christmas
I Can Build My Life on God’s PromisesDecember 1, 20132 Corinthians 1:18-22
I Can Experience God’s Presence Now and AlwaysDecember 8, 2013John 1:1-5; 9-14
I Can Live A Life of Eternal SignificanceDecember 15, 2013John 10:10b; Ecclesiastes 1:2; 2:3-6, 7b-11
I Can Have True FriendsDecember 22, 2013Acts 2:42-47; 4:32-35
My Sins Can Be ForgivenDecember 24, 2013Matthew 1:18-25; Ephesians 3:13-14
The Lord's Prayer
The Basics of PrayerJanuary 21, 2007Matthew 6:5-13
The Me I Want to Be
Bridging the GapOctober 2, 2011Ephesians 2:10; Philippians 1:6
Changing Your MindOctober 9, 2011Romans 12:2; 8:5-9
The Energizing Impact of ScriptureOctober 16, 2011Psalm 1:1-3; Philippians 4:8-9
The Unstoppable Community of LoveOctober 23, 2011Acts 2:42-47
Up to the ChallengeOctober 30, 2011Romans 5:1-5
The Power of the Nail
Communion MeditationJuly 1, 2007Colossians 2:13-14
The Sermon on the Mount
Developing a Disciples AttitudeMay 28, 2006Matthew 5:1-12;17-20
The Poverty of Self-SufficiencyJune 4, 2006Matthew 5:1-3
The Gladness of SadnessJune 18, 2006Matthew 5:4
Meek Does Not Mean WeakJuly 2, 2006Matthew 5:5
The Happiness of a Hungry HeartJuly 16, 2006 Matthew 5:6
What Does Mercy Look Like?August 13, 2006Matthew 5:7
The State of the HeartAugust 20, 2006 Matthew 5:8
Finding Your Missing PeaceSeptember 3, 2006Matthew 5:9
The Blessing No One WantsSeptember 24, 2006Matthew 5:10-12
Portrait of a ChristianOctober 1, 2006Matthew 5:13-16
Raising the Bar on RighteousnessNovember 5, 2006Matthew 5:17-26
Putting a Fence Around Your MarriageNovember 12, 2006Matthew 5:27-30
What Does a Godly Person Look Like?January 7, 2007Matthew 5:33-48
Our Father…February 4, 2007Matthew 6:9
Your Kingdom Come…February 11, 2007Matthew 6:10
Give Us Today Our Daily BreadFebruary 18, 2007Matthew 6:11
Forgive Us Our Debts…March 4, 2007Matthew 6:12, 14-15
Lead Us Not Into Temptation…March 11, 2007Matthew 6:13
The Story
Creation: The Beginning of Life as We Know ItSeptember 9, 2012Genesis 1-4; 6-0
God Builds A NationSeptember 16, 2012Genesis 12-13; 15-17; 21-22; 32-33; 35; Romans 4; Hebrews 11
Joseph: From Slave to Deputy PharaohSeptember 23, 2012Genesis 37; 29; 41-48; 50
DeliveranceSeptember 30, 2012Exodus 1-18
New Commands and a New CovenantOctober 7, 2012Exodus 19, 20; 24-25; 32-34; 40
WanderingOctober 14, 2012Numbers 10-14; 20-21; 25; 27; Deuteronomy 1-2; 4; 6; 8-9; 29-32; 34
The Battle BeginsOctober 21, 2012Joshua 6:22-25; Hebrews 11:31
A Few Good Men. . . and WomenOctober 28, 2012Judges 2:11, 4:1, 6:1, 8:33, 13:1; 1 Corinthians 1:27-29
The Faith a Foreign WomanNovember 4, 2012Ruth 1-4
Standing Tall, Falling HardNovember 11, 20121 Samuel 1-4; 8-13; 15
From Shepherd to KingNovember 18, 20121 Samuel 16-18, 24, 31; 2 Samuel 6, 22; 1 Chronicles 17; Psalm 59
The Trials of a KingNovember 25, 20122 Samuel 11-12; 18-19; 1 Chronicles 22; 29; Psalm 23; 32; 51
The King Who Had It AllDecember 2, 20121 Kings 1-8; 10-11; 2 Chronicles 5-7; Proverbs 1-3; 6; 20-21
A Kingdom Torn in TwoDecember 9, 20121 Kings 12-16
God’s MessengersDecember 16, 20121 Kings 17-19; 2 Kings 2; 4; 6; Hosea 4-5; 8-9; 14; Amos 1; 3-5; 9
The Beginning of the EndDecember 23, 20122nd Kings 17-19; Isaiah 3; 6; 13-14; 49; 53
Portrait of The MessiahDecember 24, 2012Isaiah 3; 6; 13-14; 49; 53
The Kingdom’s FallJanuary 20, 2013Jeremiah 29:11
Daniel in ExileJanuary 27, 2013Daniel 1-3,6, Jeremiah 29-31
The Return HomeFebruary 3, 2013Ezra 1-6; Haggai 1-2; Zechariah 1; 8
The Queen of Beauty and CourageFebruary 10, 2013Esther 1-9
Rebuilding the WallsFebruary 17, 2013Ezra 7; Nehemiah 1-2, 4, 6-8; Malachi 1-4
The Birth of the KingFebruary 24, 2013Matthew 1-2, Luke 1-2, John 1
Jesus’ Ministry BeginsMarch 3, 2013Matthew 3-4,11; Mark 1-3; Luke 8; John 1-4
No Ordinary ManMarch 10, 2013Matthew 4:12-25; 5-7; 9; 14; Mark 4-6; Luke 10; 15; John 6
Jesus, The Son of GodMarch 17, 2013Mathew 17; 21; Mark 8-12; 14; Luke 9; 22; John 7-8; 11-12
The Hour of DarknessMarch 24, 2013Matthew 26-27; Mark 14-15; Luke 22-23; John 13-14; 16-19
The ResurrectionMarch 31, 2013Matthew 27-28; Mark 16; Luke 24; John 19-21
New BeginningsApril 7, 2013Acts 1-10; 12
Paul’s MissionApril 21, 2013Acts 13-14; 16-20; Romans 1; 3-6; 8; 12; 15; 1st Corinthians 1, 3; 5-6; 10; 12-13; 15-16; Galatians 1; 3; 5-6; 1st Thessalonians 1-5
Paul’s Final DaysApril 28, 2013Acts 20-23; 27-28, Ephesians 1-6; 2 Timothy 1-4
The End of TimeMay 5, 2013Revelation 1-5; 19-22
The Ten(der) Commandments
Changing America One Heart at a TimeJuly 4, 1999Philippians 2:12-15
Why Study The Ten Commandments?August 29, 1999Exodus 20:1-17;
God and God AloneSeptember 5, 1999Exodus 20:1-3
The Way Up Is DownSeptember 19, 1999Philippians 2:3-11
No SubstitutesSeptember 26, 1999Exodus 20:4-6;
Not Just Another NameOctober 3, 1999Exodus 20:7;
What A Difference A Day MakesOctober 10, 1999Exodus 20:8-11;
Family TiesOctober 24, 1999Exodus 20:12 ;
Life – A Sacred TrustOctober 31, 1999Exodus 20:13; Matthew 5:21-22 ;
Gods Detour to a Happy MarriageNovember 7, 1999Exodus 20:14; Matthew 5:27-28 ;
Stop! Thief!January 16, 2000Exodus 20:15;
Truth or ConsequencesJanuary 23, 2000Exodus 20:16;
The Secret SinJanuary 30, 2000Exodus 20:17;
The Eleventh CommandmentFebruary 13, 2000John 13:34-35;
Three Wise Women
ElizabethDecember 10, 2006Luke 1:24-25, 39-45
MaryDecember 17, 2006 Luke 1:26-38, 46-56
What Do Wise People Know?December 24, 2006 Communion Meditation
AnnaDecember 24, 2006 Luke 1:21-23, 36-39
True or False
Jesus Christ is the Son of GodMarch 21, 2004Matthew 26:57-68
Jesus Christ is the Only Way to GodMarch 28, 2004Matthew 26:36-46
Jesus Christ Died for our SinsApril 4, 2004Matthew 27:11-54
Jesus Christ Rose From The DeadApril 11, 2004Matthew 28:1-15; John 20:24-29
Unwrapping the Gifts of Christmas
The Gift of Purpose-filled LivingDecember 2, 2001Ecclesiastes 1:2, 2:3-6, 7b-11; John 10:10
The Gift of A Spiritual FamilyDecember 9, 2001Acts 2:42-47; 4:32-35
The Gift of The Holy SpiritDecember 16, 2001John 14:16-17; 16:7; Acts 1:4-5, 8.
The Gift of PeaceDecember 23, 2001Isaiah 9:6-7a; Luke 2:8-14; John 14:27
The Gift of JesusDecember 24, 2001John 3:16
The Gift of WisdomDecember 30, 2001Matthew 2:1-12
Vision Sunday
What Is God Calling Redland to Be And Do in 2001?October 8, 2000Acts 2:42-47, 4:32-33; Proverbs 29:18
What is God Calling Redland to Do in 2002?January 13, 2002Acts 1:8; Proverbs 29:18
What Is God Calling Redland to Be And Do in 2003?January 12, 2003Proverbs 29:18; 2 Corinthians 5:14-15
What Is God Calling Redland to Do in 2004?February 1, 2004Proverbs 29:18; 2 Corinthians 5:14-15
What Is God Calling Redland to Do in 2005?February 27, 2005Acts 1:8; 2 Corinthians 5:14-15; Proverbs 19:18; Isaiah 58:11
What Does It Take to Make a Church Great?March 19, 2006 Isaiah 58:11, Jeremiah 29:11
What is God Calling Redland to Do in 2007?January 28, 2007Jeremiah 29:11
What is God Calling Redland to Do in 2008?February 3, 2008Jeremiah 29:11
What is God Calling Redland to Do in 2009?February 1, 2009John 15:1-21
What is God Calling Redland to Do in 2010?February 14, 2010Jeremiah 29:11; Proverbs 3:5-6
The ROC … Renewing the VisionSeptember 26, 2010Joshua 29:11
What Lies Ahead for Redland in 2011?April 3, 2011Proverbs 19:21; Jeremiah 29:11; Philippians 2:1-2
Vision Sunday – Targeting 2012February 5, 2012Matthew 28:18-20
What is God Calling Redland to Do and Be in 2013?January 6, 20131 John 3:14-18; 23-24
Vision Sunday 2013 – Part 2 – Mid-Course CorrectionsSeptember 8, 2013Psalm 143:7-8, 10; Psalm 32:8
What Does Christmas Teach Us About God
He is FaithfulDecember 5, 2004Lamentations 3:19-23
He is WiseDecember 12, 2004Romans 11:33
He is SovereignDecember 19, 2004Isaiah 44:6-8
He is LovingDecember 24, 20041 John 3:1
What Does Easter Teach Us About God?
He is HolyMarch 20, 2005Isaiah 6:1-8
He is MercifulMarch 24, 2005Ephesians 2:4-5
He is OmnipotentMarch 27, 2005Jeremiah 32:26-7; John 11:25-26
What's Your Life Produce? A Study of the Fruit of the Spirit
FaithSeptember 29, 2013Galatians 5:16-25
PeaceOctober 13, 2013Romans 12:18
LoveOctober 20, 2013Colossians 3:14
JoyOctober 27, 2013Galatians 5:22-23, Romans 14:17
Self-controlNovember 10, 2013Proverbs 25:28
Who Are We?
We Are a Church That Believes in One-AnotheringSeptember 18, 20051 John 4:7-12
We Are a Church That Believes in the Authority of ScriptureSeptember 25, 20052 Timothy 3:15-17; Hebrews 4:12; 2 Peter 1:20-21
We Are a Church That Believes Jesus Christ Is The Only Son of GodOctober 9, 2005Hebrews 1:1-3
We Are a Church That Is Driven by GraceOctober 16, 20052 Corinthians 5:14-15; 1 Peter 4:10
Why the Nativity?
Why Did Jesus Come?November 29, 2009Matthew 1:18-21; John 10:10
Why Did Jesus Come the Way He Did?December 6, 2009Galatians 4:4-7
Why Must Jesus Come Again?December 13, 2009Acts 1:6-11
Why Did He Come as a Baby?December 24, 2009Luke 2:15-20
Why Did He Come to the People He Did?December 27, 2009Matthew 1:28-25
Women of the Bible
Hannah – A Mothers Worth is Never DoneMay 14, 20001 Samuel 1:1-20, 24-28
Ruth – When Life Is Not FairMay 21, 2000Ruth 1:1-17
Esther – The Queen and IMay 28, 2000Esther 4:13-16
World Changers Share Service
World Changers Share Service TestimoniesJuly 15, 2007Selected
You've Got Mail
The Letter to the Church at EphesusApril 26, 2009Revelation 1:1 - 2:7
The Letter to the Church at SmyrnaMay 3, 2009Revelation 2:8-11
The Letter to the Church at PergamumMay 17, 2009Revelation 2:12-17
The Letter to the Church at ThyatiraMay 24, 2009Revelation 2:18-29
The Letter to the Church at SardisMay 31, 2009Revelation 3:1-6
The Letter to the Church at PhiladelphiaJune 7, 2009Revelation 3:7-11
The Letter to the Church at LaodiceaJune 14, 2009Revelation 3:14-22

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