Recent Sermons

Steven A. Bush
October 21, 2012

“Seeing The Elephant”

“Seeing The Elephant”

During the Civil War, a phrase was coined to describe the reaction of new recruits seeing battle for the first time; it was called, “seeing the elephant.”  The Scriptures have much to say about suffering–about trials, afflictions, and tribulations–and how such difficulties are used by God to bring about perseverance, character, hope, and maturity.  Many […]

October 13, 2012

“Wow, Woe, & Woo-hoo”

“Wow, Woe, & Woo-hoo”

Beginning with what many scholars believe was a creedal hymn in the early church, Colossians 1:15-23 reveals three very important dynamics of the Gospel message.

October 7, 2012

“Jesus Became A Curse”

“Jesus Became A Curse”

Paul pens a very admonitional letter to the church in Galatia to address those promoting a different gospel, one that requires the keeping of the Jewish law in order to be righteous before God.  Leading the church through an Old Testament Bible study, Paul establishes that justification, going all the way back to Abraham, was […]

September 30, 2012

“Don’t Worry”

“Don’t Worry”

From the confines of a Roman prison, Paul writes to his beloved brothers and sisters in Christ in the Macedonian city of Philippi.

September 16, 2012

“Blessed Are Your Eyes”

"Blessed Are Your Eyes"

Following Jesus’ Sermon on the Lake and right after He shared the Parable of the Sower, the disciples inquire as to why Jesus speaks in parables.

September 9, 2012

“Enemies Of The Cross”

“Enemies Of The Cross”

Paul encourages the church in Philippi, as well as us, to press on in our faith and take hold of that for which Christ Jesus has taken hold of us.

September 2, 2012

“The Highest Good of Others”

"The Highest Good of Others"

There are strong Christians as well as weak Christians. Love demands a commitment to the highest good of our brothers and sisters in Christ.

August 26, 2012

“Our Tomorrows”

"Our Tomorrows"

We can face our tomorrows presumptuously with carefully laid plans or face them steeped in hopeless fatalism. Or we can face them with our trust firmly placed in our Lord.

August 19, 2012

“Pray, Act, Speak”

"Pray, Act, Speak"

While not meant to be a strict legalistic pattern for carrying out the Great Commission, Colossians 4:2-6 is obviously a sensible and wise approach for engaging nonbelievers who God is wanting to apprehend and make His own.

August 12, 2012

“A Fitting Prayer For Us”

"A Fitting Prayer For Us"

A brief message extracted from Paul’s prayer for the church found in Ephesians 3:14-21.

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