Recent Sermons

Joy
February 18, 2018

“The Glorious Hope of the Children of God”

"The Glorious Hope of the Children of God"

Think about it: God the Father has lavished His love upon us through the redemptive and adoptive work of His Son, Jesus Christ, thus causing us to be numbered among His very own children! The realization of all this should flood our hearts with unspeakable joy and deep abiding peace…

November 4, 2017

“With Thanksgiving and Joy”

"With Thanksgiving and Joy"

We are deeply loved by Christ, and we should love one another in like manner. What is the appropriate response? Thanksgiving and Joy!

April 23, 2017

“For the Joy Set Before Him”

"For the Joy Set Before Him"

How could Jesus have joy heading to the cross? Because of what His suffering would accomplish–for His Father in heaven and likewise for us.

December 4, 2016

“Herald the Good News with Great Joy”

"Herald the Good News with Great Joy"

Luke tells us the angel of the Lord appeared to shepherds outside of Bethlehem to herald the news that the Messiah was born. The angel was joined by a choir of the heavenly host…

November 20, 2016

“Pausing to Say Thanks”

"Pausing to Say Thanks"

Showing our thankfulness to God in prayer, praise, and worship is such an awesome privilege. And it’s also good for us to express our gratitude for one another.

October 23, 2016

“Count It All Joy”

"Count It All Joy"

When was the last time you went through a bunch of troubles and trials and tribulations and broke into your happy dance? Take joy in this: God is in control. God is good. And God loves you.

November 2, 2014

“Abide in Jesus, Love One Another”

"Abide in Jesus, Love One Another"

At the Last Supper, just hours before the cross, Jesus talks to His disciples about glorifying the Father, abiding in the Son (The True Vine), bearing fruit that lasts, and abiding in His love. Ten times in this exchange He uses the word, ‘abide.’

June 1, 2014

“The Great Price of Inexpressible Joy”

"The Great Price of Inexpressible Joy"

Assured of his own blood-bought inheritance in heaven, Peter exhorts us with these words regarding our inheritance in Christ: “Though you have not seen Him, you love Him; and even though you do not see Him now, you believe in Him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy…” (1 Peter 1:8)

May 25, 2014

“Extraordinary Love Leads to Extraordinary Joy”

"Extraordinary Love Leads to Extraordinary Joy"

Jesus said “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” While on the surface it might seem otherwise, in these few brief sentences Jesus declares that extraordinary love will lead to extraordinary joy.

May 18, 2014

“Joy’s Not About The Money”

"Joy's Not About The Money"

Luke’s accounts of the Rich Young Ruler and the little man named Zacchaeus are stories of contrast. Both men were wealthy. Both men passionately sought after Jesus; while Zacchaeus scampered up a tree just to catch a glimpse, the rich young ruler ran and fell at Jesus’ feet.

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