Recent Sermons

Mark B. Thogmartin
September 29, 2019

“Common Grace Is Anything But Common”

"Common Grace Is Anything But Common"

God’s grace can be categorized as either special grace or common grace. Special grace is saving grace; common grace is God’s kindness expressed to all humanity.

May 26, 2019

“For His Pleasure”

"For His Pleasure"

The God of the Bible is self-existent, and has no need of human beings or of creation. Yet he made us and the universe, and he even poured his love out on us! Why? Because he wanted to.

July 29, 2018

“Be Filled with the Spirit”

"Be Filled with the Spirit"

Having the Holy Spirit living inside is the mark of a Christian, and being filled with the Spirit is something God commanded for those who wish to live a victorious and fulfilling Christian life.

May 20, 2018

“The Prayer God Always Answers”

"The Prayer God Always Answers"

The most frequently repeated prayer in the Bible was “Lord have mercy.” In every case, God/Jesus answered the prayer, granting mercy to the repentant sinner. But, this prayer is not a magic formula…

October 1, 2017

“Out of the Abundance of the Heart the Mouth Speaks”

"Out of the Abundance of the Heart the Mouth Speaks"

Do our words consistently portray the hope that resides in our hearts? Or are we hiding our hope under a “bushel” of negative words?

May 28, 2017

“Kiss the Son: The Ascension of Christ”

"Kiss the Son: The Ascension of Christ"

Jesus ascended to heaven 40 days after his resurrection. At that time he was exalted to the right hand of the Father from where he is presently reigning over the earth.

March 26, 2017

“A Most Elegant Book”

"A Most Elegant Book"

The Words in the Bible are more than a collection of old stories and good advice. They are the very Words our Sovereign Lord has given to us so we may more thoroughly know and serve Him. But did you know that God has more than one book?

January 1, 2017

“People of the Book”

"People of the Book"

The Word of God is how we know about God’s requirements for holy living and about how Jesus Christ came to save those who believe. To be People of the Book, we must accept God’s word as inspired, inerrant, infallible, and relevant.

May 29, 2016

“You Are the Light of the World”

“You Are the Light of the World”

While Jesus was on the earth, he was, actively, the Light of the World. When he left the earth, he commissioned his followers, his church, to be the light of the world. Believers shine the light by doing justice, loving mercy, and walking humbly with their God.

May 22, 2016

“Jesus Is the Light of the World”

“Jesus Is the Light of the World”

When Jesus healed a man who had been blind from birth, he proved he is none other than the Messiah, the Son of God! But for those who love their own “religion” more than the obvious truth, denial of this truth is the easier choice, even though it ultimately results in eternal separation from Jesus who is the light of the world.

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