Resources

Sermons By Date

29

October

Alive in Christ: The Triumph of the Cross

Series:

Scripture: Colossians 2:6-15

Traumatic events leave us changed forever. Discover how God traumatizes us in baptism, putting us to death and raising us to new life, in order to free us from our debts and the power of our indictors. We are to believe that what is true of Jesus is now true of us through baptism.

22

October

Alive in Christ: Maturity

Series:

Scripture: Colossians 1:24-2:5

What is the purpose of the local church? Though the NT gives many answers, any answer should include the maturity of believers in Christ. Explore how religious activities and disciplines often impede our maturity, and discover what spiritual maturity looks like.

15

October

Alive in Christ: Giving Thanks

Series:

Scripture: Colossians 1:15-23

God’s grace creates gratitude within us. But, why? Paul enumerates the reasons for Christian thanksgiving by exploring the cosmic and personal dimensions of God’s plan to redeem the world in Christ.

08

October

Alive in Christ: Pleasing to God

Series:

Scripture: Colossians 1:1-14

Can we ‘please God’? If so, how? Many Christians dismiss this idea because they fear it only leads to a performance oriented, guilt-based relationship with God. Discover how the grace of God both qualifies us for his kingdom and works within us to bear fruit that pleases him.

01

October

Heaven’s Politics: Who Knew Heaven Would Be a Place on Earth?

Series:

Scripture: Revelation 21:1-8

Frequently, Christians think of heaven as life on a cloud with a harp in God’s presence. To many of us, this sounds awful. Fortunately, the Bible says much more about the final state of things that God plans to establish when Jesus returns. Heaven and earth will be joined once again, and God will dwell with his people in a new creation free from sin and death. And, yes, Belinda Carlisle, heaven will be a place on earth.