An ever-increasing circle of love

Sermons on Matthew

Getting Serious About Joy

We have so much to be grateful for! Jack encourages us to let our lights shine by connecting with how much we’ve been forgiven. We are compelled to joy by what God has done for us. Quotables: May the theme of our life be the redeeming love of Christ. Many of us don’t appreciate how far from God we were in sin…

The False Church

Today Phil walks through Jesus’ parable of the wheat and weeds, and how Satan plants weeks of falsehood in the church to weaken and disable God’s people. He gives us points on how to recognize these falsehoods in the church and how to guard our own hearts as the community of truth. Matthew 13:24-39 1 John 4:1-6

I’m in; are you.

Progress, joy, stability, and certainty in your faith. Jack speaks to us from the shepherd’s heart today with a sincere charge to progress and grow in our faith. It’s not God’s will for you to coast. And if you are, you need to consider your salvation again. If you’re wondering how to please God and grow, the Holy Spirit has given us…

Satan’s Schemes Against the Kingdom of Heaven

Today Mike Spurlock helps us understand that while Jesus came to establish the Kingdom of Heaven, it is a threat to Satan’s plans. Satan uses deceit, identity crisis, and division as his schemes against the body of Christ. We defeat these schemes of Satan when we lay aside the old self and put on the new self.

Lift Up Our Eyes

Today Jack challenges us from Numbers 13-14 and John 4 to “Lift Up Our Eyes” above the challenges to the opportunities God has given us. Praise God for how He is moving through ministries like the Blessing Box, Pull Through Prayer, Heartbeats, and more. Part of the vision that Jack (and the other elders) gave us is upgrading our building and facilities…