Living on Purpose

David denHartog teaches from Matthew 21:23-46.  Some Seniors graduating from high school know what they want to do in life, and some struggle.  In the pandemic, it is difficult to know what our purpose is.  But, what is God’s intended purpose for our life?  There is one purpose that is...

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Oxymoron

Kevin Bentley teaches from Matthew 20:29 – 21:22.  An “oxymoron” is a word or phrase that uses two contradictory words together to describe something.  In these passages, we see Jesus as Humble King.  Success in the kingdom of God is an oxymoron – for the first shall be last and...

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So, What Do You Want?

Dean Elliott teaches from Matthew 20:17-28.  Instinctively, we as humans, want to be in charge.  This passage warns about the things we are willing to do for power or control.  However, in God’s kingdom, our reward doesn’t come now, it comes when Jesus returns to earth again. Additional Scripture references:...

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A Reversal of Fortunes

Dean Elliott teaches from Matthew 19:27 to 20:16, continuing the Behold the King series from Matthew.  While this message is not intended to be a “New Year’s Message,” this passage in Scripture does help us in evaluating the past year and evaluating the upcoming year for the possibilities that it...

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Where is the Ark?

Kevin Bentley teaches from Hebrews 9 and Luke 2:22-38.  The Ark of the Covenant was a place of atonement and fellowship with the Father, and lived in the Holy of Holies in the Jewish temple.  It is no longer there, but there are theories where it could be now.  However,...

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Christ, Our Life

David denHartog teaches from Exodus 17:1-7 and John 7:37-39.  Our physical body longs for water and needs it to live.  The same is true of our spiritual body.  Our spiritual thirst can only be taken care of by Jesus, the living water.  Pastor David connects portraits of Jesus found in...

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Falling In Love With Christ

David denHartog teaches from Genesis 28 and John 1, in the first part of the Christmas series, “Portraits of Christ in the Old Testament.”  A picture, or knowing what someone looks like, is often the first step of an attraction to someone; leading to falling in love.  The Old Testament...

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Mission Impossible

Kevin Bentley teaches from Matthew 19:16-22. Additional Scripture references: John 9; John 10:10; Deuteronomy 29:29; Galatians 3:21; Mark 10:21

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Test Case

Dean Elliott teaches from Matthew 19:1-12.  Often when one goes on a vacation, the place you arrive at is not nearly as nice looking as the brochures that one saw when choosing the place.  In a similar way, marriage is often much more difficult than one thought it was going...

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