Justice and Mercy

David denHartog teaches from Matthew 25:31-46.  Jesus uses this parable to explain what will occur after the Tribulation period when Jesus judges the Gentile nations who lived through the Tribulation period. The parable applies to God’s call upon our lives to love our Savior by being merciful in our actions toward others. Additional Scripture references: […]

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Do I Have What It Will Take?

David denHartog teaches from Matthew 25:1-13.  In this passage, Jesus uses the Parable of the Ten Virgins to explain to his disciples what it will be like during the end times for Jewish believers.  Pastor David helps us to understand who each of the characters in the parable represent, what the parable means, and how […]

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We Were Servants Once

Dean Elliott teaches from Matthew 24:45-51. At the time of the rapture, Jesus wants to catch us in the middle of faithfulness, not, as so many excusing themselves from a job by hating others and being distracted. There are three elements that are important to observe about the servant’s faithfulness described here. We too will […]

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Setting the Table

David denHartog teaches from Matthew 24:15-35, where Jesus is teaching His Disciples about the Tribulation period.  Just as we set the table when preparing for dinner guests, so also now God is setting the table for the return of His Son, Jesus, to earth.  How is God doing that?  And, what do we see in […]

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Braxton Hicks Contractions

David denHartog teaches from Matthew 23:27 – 24:14.  Braxton Hicks Contractions are contractions that are not the real deal, but they are a reminder that the real deal of labor is coming.  We are currently in a time period that is a reminder that the real deal of the end times is coming.  Pastor David […]

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A Preview of Things to Come

David denHartog teaches from 2 Peter 3:1-13.  There are two extreme responses we could take as we look at world events and think about the Day of the Lord approaching.  But, what should our response be to the return of Christ?  Pastor David gives us two major points and two principles for application from this […]

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Get A Job…

Dean Elliott concludes the Coming with His Saints series based in II Thessalonians.  He address one of most insidious and universal problems of humanity: laziness.  We look at the problem, as found in II Thessalonians 3:6-15.  We also look at how the church is supposed to respond it and take away specific applications to our own lives.

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Get A Grip…

Dean Elliott continues the Coming with His Saints series, teaching from 2 Thessalonians 2:13 through 3:5.  What brings stability to our lives in this age?  What guards against distractions?  What do we need to hold on to?

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The Final Score

Pastor David denHartog continues the Coming with His Saints series on end times.  When there are difficulties, trials and heartaches in our lives, the temptation is to give up and not keep battling.  We wonder if there really is a God.  How do we bear up when we feel hopeless?  Paul wrote 2 Thessalonians for people […]

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Worthy of the Kingdom

David denHartog begins a new series, Coming with His Saints, focusing on the end times.  He teaches from 2 Thessalonians 1:3-12 and explains the answer to the question: “Why does God allow the righteous to suffer?” Scripture references: 1 Thessalonians 1:9-10; I Thessalonians 4:13-17; I Thessalonians 5:1-3

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