Exodus 4 || Who Am I?

Exodus (The God Who Rescues) Series || *Due to a tropical storm with high winds and rain, we cancelled our normal weekly gathering.* In Exodus 4, God gives Moses a small taste of how big and mighty He is, to which Moses initially responds in disbelief. In this chapter we are reminded of 2 truths: The power of God is greater than our unbelief, but He tends to work through our faithful obedience.

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Exodus 2 || God Saw & God Knew

Exodus (The God Who Rescues) Series || In Exodus 2 we see Moses enter the story. In this chapter we see the faith of Moses' parents and his sister, and how the influences in Moses' life shaped him. We also see how a poor decision hurts his credibility, but we're also reminded of Gods provision and see how though it was not evident to His people, He was in control and remembered His promises.

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Exodus 1:8-22 || A New King

Exodus (The God Who Rescues) Series || At the beginning of the Book we see Israel increasing but we also see them being oppressed. Durning this time of oppression God prepared them and continued to multiply the people of Israel. By looking at how God worked in the lives of the Israelites, we too are reminded that when things are not always clear, we can trust God to work through our Suffering. 

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Exodus 1:1-7 || Sojourner & Servants ​

Exodus (The God Who Rescues) Series || Israel's exodus from Egypt is one of the most well-known stories of the Old Testament. We tend to remember many of the fascinating details (like the burning bush or the powerful plagues), but the book's main focus is how the Lord revealed Himself as the God who rescues His people. In this first message we begin our study of Exodus by looking back to Genesis and God's promise, plan, and providence.

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1 Thessalonians 4:17-18 || Encourage One Another

One Another (The Path of Biblical Community) Series || In 1 Thessalonians 4:17-18 Paul reminds believers we are to encourage one another. In this sermon we study what it means to encourage by looking at a man in the Bible who was so known for being an encourager that he was given a nickname that reflected this. As we look at his life we see several ways we can encourage one other. And most importantly, are reminded that our encouragement needs to be grounded in biblical truth and principles.

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Galatians 6:1-2 || Restore One Another

One Another (The Path of Biblical Community) Series || When we bear one another's burdens we fulfill the law of Christ. So what does it look like to bear each other's burdens? In Galatians 6:1-2 we see that one way we do this is by restoring each other when we are caught in sin. In this sermon we look at the what and the how of restoring one another.

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1 Thessalonians 5:14-15 || Do Good to One Another

One Another (The Path of Biblical Community) Series || 1 Thessalonians 5:13 calls us to be at peace among each other and then in verse 15 we are called to do good to one another. In between both of these calls, Paul gives us a strategy on how to live them out. In this sermon we look at this strategy and how it shapes our relationship with others.

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Romans 14-15:13 || Accept One Another

One Another (The Path of Biblical Community) Series || God's design is for His people to live in biblical community together. But that means we have to do life together and interact with each other, which means we're inevitably going to find ourselves in moments where we don't agree with each other. So what do we do when a bunch of diverse people, from diverse backgrounds, with diverse opinions gather together and don’t see eye to eye on everything all the time? Paul answers that question for us in Romans 14 and 15 by calling us to accept one another.

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Ephesians 4:32 || Forgive One Another

One Another (The Path of Biblical Community) Series || What does the word forgive mean to you? In today's sermon we look at forgiveness and what is needed to fulfill the call to forgive one another. We contrast verse 31, which shows examples of our natural response rooted in our self, with verse 32, which shows how we should respond if we are rooted in Christ.

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Hebrews 10:24-25 || Stir Up On Another

One Another (The Path of Biblical Community) Series || We are constantly tempted to approach biblical community as consumers; 'how can I be fed and have my needs met?' But that's not how God designed it. God's design for biblical community is much different and much better, and we see His design for it in Hebrews 10:24-25 where we are called to 'stir up one another'. In this sermon, we look at the 'what', 'how', and 'why' of this challenge.

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Luke 18 & 19 || Anything is Possible

Matt Haste was invited to guest preach at City Church (a local church plant we partner with) on 6/24/18. In this sermon, we look at 2 well-known stories involving two rich men and their different responses to Jesus. One will walk away sad, while the other will follow joyfully. In these two stories, we see that 'what is impossible with man is possible with God.'

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Galatians 5:25-26 || Do Not Envy One Another

One Another (The Path of Biblical Community) Series || Galatians 5:25-26 reminds us that pride and envy go hand in hand. Pride says 'I'm greater than others', and envy says 'therefore I'm more deserving of the things other people have'. But we're also reminded in this chapter that these sins aren't just secret internal sins. If we allow pride and envy to creep into our lives it will lead to biting and devouring one another, which will destroy unity. We must protect against these taking root in our lives by keeping in step with the Spirit.

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James 5:16 || Pray For One Another

One Another (The Path of Biblical Community) Series || This sermon is the intro to our "One Another" series in which we focus on 12 of the "One Another" commands in the New Testament. By pursuing and fulfilling these commands we partake in and enjoy real community, and also demonstrate to the world that we are united together in Christ. In this first sermon we focus on the call to pray for one another.

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Colossians 4:7-18 || Grace Be With You

Lord of All (A Study of Colossians) Series || As we close out our series on Colossians we take a look at Paul's Final Greetings. During these closing words we see examples of how God used individuals within the church to remember, remind, and encourage each other. And it serves as a reminder and encouragement to us that we are new creations in Christ, and our gifts and talents, though different, are used by God to advance and serve His Church.

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Colossians 4:2-6 || A Call to Reach

Lord of All (A Study of Colossians) Series || Charles Spurgeon once issued a warning for us not to place the food high in the trees to feed the giraffes when we are called to feed Jesus' sheep. We need to communicate the Gospel to people in an intelligible manner so that it might resonate with them, which means we must meet people where they are. Colossians 4:2-6 illustrates this point, as well as 4 others, that impact how we ought to think about and approach evangelism.

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