Sermons

Week after week, Pastor Mark Adams brings his special touch to the sermons we hear. We are providing these messages here on our website as an extension of our ministry. You are welcome to use these messages without charge. Please do not sell or reproduce them without permission.

Why Only Jesus?

Series: Preacher: Date: February 17, 2019 Scripture Reference: Acts 4:12; 1st John 5:11-12; John 14:6

I have hiked to the top of Old Rag Mountain three times—each time many years ago, back in my youth ministry days. In fact, the first time I used a cell phone was from that rocky peak just east of the Skyline Drive. John and Sandy Forrer’s son Mark went with our group on one […]

Where Did The Bible Come From?

Series: Preacher: Date: February 10, 2019 Scripture Reference: Various

When I visit someone’s HOME for the first time one of the first THINGS I look at is their bookshelf or shelves—and it’s not just because I like books. No—I look there because you can tell a lot about a person from the books they keep in their library. For example: If you look carefully […]

Why Do You Go to Church?

Series: , Preacher: Date: February 3, 2019 Scripture Reference: Acts 2:38-47

As most of you know I’m a “P.K.” — a P.reacher’s K.id. Any other P.K.’s here today? I’m sure you’ll agree that one thing we P.K’s have in common is that as kids we were constantly going to church. I mean, a P.K. spends more time at church functions than anything else. To give you […]

Why Communion?

Series: Preacher: Date: January 27, 2019 Scripture Reference: 1 Corinthians 11:23-29

With the big snow of a couple weeks ago that caused us to cancel services and our Puerto Rico Mission Trip Share Service last week—I feel the need to remind you that we just started our year-long focus on neighboring—with sermons designed to prepare ourselves to answer questions about our faith—the questions raised by our […]

How Do You Know God Exists?

Series: Preacher: Date: January 6, 2019 Scripture Reference: Jeremiah 9:23-24

Jeremiah 9:23 – Thus says the Lord, “Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches;  24 – but let him who boasts boast of this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the Lord Who exercises lovingkindness, justice and righteousness on earth; […]

God’s Gift of Jesus is INDESCRIBABLE

Series: Preacher: Date: December 24, 2018 Scripture Reference: John 3:16

Have you ever seen or experienced something that was indescribable—something so beautiful that words fell short? Maybe it was a sunset Or the first time you saw your newborn son or grandchild. Perhaps words failed you the day of your wedding when you looked and saw your bride coming down the aisle. Maybe you couldn’t […]

The Wise Men: The Gospel is Better Than Religion

Series: Preacher: Date: December 23, 2018 Scripture Reference: Matthew 2:1-12

1 – After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem  2 – and asked, “Where is the One Who has been born King of the Jews? We saw His star when it rose and have come to worship Him.” 3 – When King Herod heard this he was disturbed, […]

Simeon: Waiting is Worth It!

Series: Preacher: Date: December 16, 2018 Scripture Reference: Luke 2:22-35

How many of you have children who are having a hard time waiting for Christmas? I mean, they are counting the days—and are fully aware that as of today they only have 9 days to go. How about you older people—do you remember how that felt—how hard it was to wait for the big day? […]

The Shepherd’s Story—Everyone Is Important to God!

Series: Preacher: Date: December 9, 2018 Scripture Reference: Luke 2:8-18

One of my favorite Christmas Specials—is “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”Does anyone else love that one? You may or may not know this, but this particular special has been around A LONG TIME!  In fact, it made its debut on December 9, 1965. That’s 53 years ago TODAY. Here’s some more little-known information. This Charlie Brown […]

Mary—Good News! God Can Use You!

Series: Preacher: Date: December 2, 2018 Scripture Reference: Luke 1:26-38

I have a confession to make:  I am a “News-a-holic.” I listen to WTOP while I drive around between hospitals—even though they repeat the same news stories over and over again. I watch the news in the morning—and when possible, I watch it in the evening. I have a news app on my phone that […]

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