Sermons

Sermon – January 5, 2020

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Speaker: D.J. Reed

January 5, 2020 (Epiphany Sunday)

Sermon Text: Mark 1:21-45 (In the bulletin – only to verse 41), Sermon focus = v. 35-45

Sermon Title: “Let the Healing Begin”

Sermon Series: “Let The Healing Begin”

Sermon Question:  Can I be truly healed?

Sermon Synopsis:  We can really be healed, but what is the real reason Jesus healed people?  Jesus healed people to give us a glimpse of heaven.

Sermon- December 22, 2019

Speaker: D.J. Reed

Sermon Text: Luke 1:5-13 [14-25] 57-80

Sermon Title: “The Future”

Sermon Series: “Saving The Scrooge in Me: Enjoying Advent”

Sermon Question:  How can I be more hopeful and positive about the future?

Sermon Synopsis:  The final specter Scrooge encountered was the most terrifying.  Zechariah sings a song about a hopeful future that encourages people to believe that something better is coming.

Sermon – December 15, 2019

Speaker: D.J. Reed

Sermon Text: Ezra 1:1-4; 3:1-4, 10-13

Sermon Title: “The Present”

Sermon Series: “Saving The Scrooge in Me: Enjoying Advent”

Sermon Question:  What can I do today to experience the redemption promised by God?

Sermon Synopsis: Just as the awareness of his present contributed to the redemption of Scrooge, so does present mindfulness remind us of the goodness and strength of God.

Sermon – December 8 , 2019

Speaker: DJ Reed

Sermon Text: Isaiah 40:1-11

Sermon Title: “The Past”

Sermon Series: “Saving The Scrooge in Me: Enjoying Advent”

Sermon Question:  How can awareness of my past help me?

Sermon Synopsis:  Awareness of my past can help me remember stories of resilience, success, and victory.  Knowledge of my past can help me see the fingerprints of God and be hopeful for redemption in my future.

Sermon – November 10, 2019

Speaker: D.J. Reed

Sermon Text: 1 Kings 19:1-18

Sermon Title: “Hard Work”

Sermon Series: “American Idols”

Sermon Question:  How can I be lured into self-idolatry?

Sermon Synopsis:  Sometimes the best intentions, and the most ambitious goals can lead us to thinking that it all depends on us.  God, however, wants us to see our place in God’s plan and trust in God’s strength and ability.

Sermon – November 3, 2019

Speaker: D.J. Reed

Sermon Text: 1 Kings 18:20-39

Sermon Title: “Trending”

Sermon Series: “American Idols”

Sermon Question:  How can the idol of popular opinion pull me away from God?

Sermon Synopsis:  The people of Israel were drawn away from God by a “trending” idol who attracted them by experience and practical promises.  God, however, did not provide an experience, but rather a terrifying demonstration of power.

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