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Sermon Archive

Here is a list of sermons and Bible Studies.  Sort by series, topic, or passage.  Use the player to listen to sermon audio, and download the PDF file for lessons.

All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness; so that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work. (2 Timothy 3:16-17)

The Bad News

What is wrong with our world? As we look at the headlines in the newspaper each day, it is evident that things are not as they should be. But the problem isn’t simply out there, with others. If we are honest, we come to the realization that our own hearts are not as they should be. Scripture explains our condition, pointing to the sin that exists in all of us. This is the bad news, but Paul’s letter to the Romans points us to the good news of Jesus.

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United We Stand

The local church is meant to be a place of mutual love and affection, where the people of God serve side by side, and worship with one voice bringing glory to our Savior. But what happens when we allow our old sinful attitudes like jealousy, pride, and selfishness to infiltrate our hearts? That was the case of the church in Corinth, prompting the Apostle Paul to write the letter of 1 Corinthians. He urges believers to get along, and remember what brought them together in the first place.

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Is Anyone Too Lost to Be Found?

If there was ever a man who seemed like a lost cause, it was Saul of Tarsus. He hated Christ-followers with an unholy passion, and was determined to halt the spread of the gospel by any means necessary. If you had met him, you would have thought a person like this was beyond redemption, but God knew otherwise. His dramatic conversion shows us that no one is too lost to be found. Whatever mistakes you’ve made, and however far you’ve strayed, there is forgiveness in Jesus Christ,

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Confidence to Face Opposition

Jesus warned the disciples that following him would not be easy, if the world hated him it would also hate them. Sure enough, they had barely begun telling others the good news before they were met with opposition. God’s people today also run into opposition as we seek to live out our faith and share Jesus with others. How do we find confidence to become bold witnesses like the apostles?

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Teach Us to Pray

Why does it often seem like a struggle to pray? When we bow our heads before the Lord, we find ourselves so easily distracted. Life gets so busy, we allow days, maybe weeks, to pass without drawing near to our Savior. At times, our words feel so empty or repetitive. We long for a deeper prayer life, but were do we start? In the Gospel of Luke, the disciples made a request that resonates with us: “Teach us to pray.” He gives us a model that can guide us as we approach our Father in prayer.

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To Judge or Not to Judge?

One of the most familiar and often quoted verses in the Bible is Luke 6:37, “do not judge and you will not be judged.” Almost everyone can quote it from memory, whether they go to church or not. The trouble is, this favorite passage is often misunderstood and misused to deflect conversations about our sinful choices. As we explore the passage, we will first look at what Jesus doesn’t say, then we will be ready to hear his challenge about our tendency to harbor a condemning and judgmental attitude towards others.

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Rest Awhile

Life is demanding. Everyday we face new challenges. Our overloaded schedules leave us weary and depleted. Jesus teaches us to pursue a r

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Building the Church

During our special dedication service, Pastor Trent was joined by the Grace Gospel Fellowship executive director Matt Amundsen. Together, they spoke about the work of the local church, looking back on the history of the church and looking ahead the Lord’s purpose for our congregation.

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A Hospital for the Healthy?

Can you imagine a hospital that only treated the healthy? What about a church that only welcomes those who are perfect? Jesus reminds us that there are no perfect people, we all need his grace and forgiveness. The church should be reaching out to broken and hurting people with the gospel.

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Messiah the Servant

Israel’s prophets anticipated the coming of Messiah, who would bring God’s salvation to this fallen world. Isaiah describes him as the Lord’s Servant, destined to live a life of terrible suffering. The Servant will pour out his life for the sake of others.

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