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Treasure, Light and Love

Matthew 6.19-24
Apr 3rd 2016

Having explained to His disciples what holiness isn't--life according to the Pharisees, wasted in pursuit of self--and what holiness is--life according to Christ, eternal in pursuit of God--Jesus laid down three practical aspects of His walk & way: generosity,...read >>

dark, eye, hate, joy, life, light, love, money, peace, serve, sight, sin, treasure in heaven
Matthew, Sermon On The Mount, Truth

Touché

Genesis 29.1-30
May 25th 2014

When things are going our way it's pretty easy to keep the "God is good" perspective. But what when things don't? Isn't God just as good? Hasn't He promised to cause all things for our good, for those that love Him?

Today, Jacob gets a taste of his own medicine. He...read >>

7 years, deceit, family, Jacob, labor of love, Leah, providence, Rachel, serve, sin, sovereignty, well
Genesis 29, love, sanctification

The Doctrine of Christian Living

Romans 8.30, 1 John 3.16-18, Romans 13.8, Ephesians 4.28, John 17.3, Proverbs 3.9, Hebrews 10.24-25
Mar 9th 2014

Having spent seven weeks searching the Scripture and seeking to understand the foundations of our faith, we turn now to applying what we've learned to the practice of our faith. Reverse the order and we have a righteousness by works rather than by faith. So, this...read >>

christian living, doctrine, generosity, give, hope, life, live, love, ministry, mission, needy, poor, sacrifice, serve
Christianity, Church, Doctrine

Who's The Greatest?

Mark 9.33-37
Feb 2nd 2014

Do you want to be great? Do you think that's really something Jesus wants for you? The answer might surprise you.

Jesus not only desires His follower's greatness, but He loves us enough to point out the sin in us that has so perverted our perspective on real...read >>

baby dedication, blessing, children, disciple, give, greatness, least of these, ministry, pride, receive, serve, treasure
discipleship, evangelism, family

That's Why We're Here

Mar 4th 2012

What is the mission of south church?

How do we go about the mission of south church?

Where do we go about the mission of south church?read >>

call, love, mission, proclaim, purpose, restore, serve, small groups, sustain, vision
mission, vision

Grace Does Not Wait for Desert

John 13.10-17
May 29th 2011

Having shown us what to do, Jesus now tells His disciples to do likewise.

However, this isn't a normal command... it's an impossible one! "With man nothing is possible, but with God all things are possible." -Jesusread >>

follow, foot, know, love, Master, rite, serve, Teacher, treat, wash
Gospel of John, John 13

Anointed for Burial

John 12.1-8
Jan 30th 2011

Where else should we find ourselves than at the feet of the King. Mary got it right! Big time... more than even she was aware.

Join us today as we proclaim John 12.1-8.read >>

anoint, burial, fake, humility, Mary, mask, nard, poor, serve
Gospel of John, John 12

Missional Community

John 15.9-17
Oct 3rd 2010

Pastor Eric teaches us to love from John 15.

What does it mean to love God? What does it mean to love others? How are these loves alike? How are they different?

Why is love so central to our faith and mission? On that note, what does it mean to be missional?

Love...read >>

community, help, missional, restore, sent, serve, small groups, sustain
Gospel of John, John 15

RESTORE 2009

Aug 2nd 2009

Restoring the life of Christ to the body of Christ.

Are you being equipped to do the work of ministry? Are you doing the work of ministry? Do you know the role you play--yes you--in the eternal security of those around you?

How are you being built up in Christ?...read >>

Ephesians, equip, faith, Hebrews, hypocrisy, love, minister, restore, serve, small groups
ministry, missional, vision