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Revelation 01

July 7, 2024

Revelation 1:1-19
1. It is a Revelation to the Church vss. 1-3
2. It is a revelation of Jesus Christ vss. 4-8
a. He is the faithful witness
b. He is the first-born of the dead.
c. He is the ruler of kings on earth.
3. It is a revelation through John
Conclusion:
Putting these characteristics together gives us the seven marks of a true and living church.
What the church needs today is a new awareness of Christ and His glory.
We need to see Him “high and lifted up”. Isa. 6:1
Is there an absence of awe and worship here?

Baptism 02

June 30, 2024

Who should be baptized?
1. Those who have been taught. Matt 28:19
2. Those who have repented. Acts 2:38
3. Those who believe. Acts 8:12, 37
4. Those who have been converted.
5. Those whose hearts the Lord has opened.
6. Those who have heard with faith.

Baptism 01

June 23, 2024

Baptism - what is it? Why are Christians supposed to be baptized?
Baptism is a picture of Life in Christ, a Public Testimony of servitude to Christ, a Conviction of the future
Who do I, as a believer, identify with?

Reconciliation and Scripture

June 16, 2024

2 Cor. 5:1-21, Col. 1:19-20, Rm. 5:10-11, Rm. 11:15, Eph. 2:16, 1 Cor. 7:10, Matt. 5:23-26, Matt. 18:15-17, 2 Cor 13:1-3, 2 Cor. 2:5-11
What is the difference between forgiving and reconciling?
What Scripture says about Reconciliation
Interpersonal reconciliation of people to each other is seen in these three passages
Reconciliation involves Four events
1. We need to make a Mutual Decision” to face each other.
2. We then need Discussion this involves dialogue
3. We need to Detoxify
4. We Devote ourselves to building up a relationship of mutual valuing.

Reconciliation

June 9, 2024

Sermon by Will Poggemiller
What is reconciliation? Jesus Christ is our example. How do we walk out, practice repentance in a wise manner? Are we Kingdom focused?

Repentance and Confession

June 2, 2024

Sermon by Haley Brochu
The Groundwork for Repentance
1) The character of God
a. Just, b. Loving. c. Relational
2) The Greatest Comandment
a. Love the Lord your God, b. Love your Neighbour as yourself

The Purpose of Repentance
1) Why repent
a. Salvation, b. Restored and functional Relationship
2) Vertical Repentance
3) Horizontal Repentance

The Hope from Repentance - Reconciliation

The Church's Response to Poverty

May 28, 2024

Guest speaker Mike Schuster
Compassion Canada - Releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name.
Christ centered, Child focused, Church driven
Be encouraged, be activated, serve locally, serve abroad

Repentance

May 19, 2024

Sermon by Will Poggemiller
What is repentance? What is the fruit of repentance? What are Biblical examples of repentance? How does repentance fit in the Kingdom Cycle?

Putting Forgiveness into Practice

May 12, 2024

Eph. 4:32, Col 3:13
New Living Translation (NLT)
The Living Bible (TLB)
New International Version (NIV)
Forgiving & Reconciling: Bridges to Wholeness and Hope – Everett L. Worthington Jr.
Forgive & Forget: Healing the Hurts We Don’t Deserve – Lewis B. Smedes

Forgiveness through Scripture

May 5, 2024

Sermon by Don Froese
Forgiveness through Scripture, multiple examples

Forgiveness

April 28, 2024

Sermon by William Poggemiller
Matthew 18
Continuing with the Sin Cycle and Kingdom Cycle - what is forgiveness? What are the Biblical models and examples of forgiveness? What does forgiveness apply to (specifically, what behaviours are we to forgive)?

God's Transformational Mercy in Christ

April 21, 2024

Romans 12:1-2
Sermon by Mel Bergen
The Apostle Paul's urging/prompting/beseeching people to trust Jesus Christ

Confession

April 14, 2024

Light and darkness. Spirit and flesh.

Sin, Confession

April 7, 2024

Sermon by Will Poggemiller, Transition Team
Description of sin, confession, the Kingdom Cycle
Comparison of worldly and Christian responses to sin and confession

Easter Sunday 2024

March 31, 2024

Nehemiah 1:1-7 reading, with a perspective focused on Jesus' work on the cross and Resurrection Sunday
Confession, repentance, responsibility - to move forward

Good Friday 2024

March 29, 2024

Jesus Christ has paid the price so sin can be forgiven and we can come before our Holy God
[see sermon audio description in the 'SERMONS' section for references]

Philemon 03

March 24, 2024

March 24, 2024
Philemon, verses 17-18
Substitution. The Apostle Paul is modeling Christ-like behaviour. Taking our place.
[see sermon audio description in the 'SERMONS' section for references]

Philemon 02

March 10, 2024

Three ordered points to forgiveness:
1. Love and Faith in Jesus Christ
2. Love and faith for all the saints
3. Fellowship upheld by forgiveness
Refreshment for the individuals and congregation

Philemon 01

March 3, 2024

What can be learned about forgiveness and reconciliation?

Paul to Philemon, Philemon to Onesimus

In what ways has forgiveness been a struggle for me since I have accepted God's forgiveness?

March Sermons
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