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Sola Gratia

Ephesians 2.7
Oct 29th 2017

Today we begin a five week study of the heart cry of the reformation. The fathers of the protestant reformation did not set out to define the 'five solas'. These pillars of our faith were more like embers taken from the ashes that were there all along; they set fire...read >>

catholicism, grace, hope, justification, Luther, Reformation, salvation, works
grace, Reformation, salvation

Active, Passive or Prayerful?

Genesis 13,14,18
Jul 21st 2013

Have you ever been faced with an opportunity to minister in some way but weren't sure how? Should I pray? Should I go? Should I stay & wait upon the Lord? As believers, we trust in the Lord, but how does our faith convert into action, or should it?

Join us this...read >>

action, active, confidence, covenant, faith, Jesus, knowing, passive, prayerful, relationship, trust
faith, Genesis, works

Baptism and the Righteousness of God

Galatians 5.1-6,13-14
Jun 24th 2012

Paul is hot under the collar, and for good reason. Thieves have snuck into his safe home and are disrupting the family of faith. How? Convincing them that their means to being justified (made Right in God's eyes) lies in their own hands, through law-keeping...read >>

baptism, forgiveness, holiness, hope, joy, justification, love, righteousness, sanctification, sin, works, yoke
Baptism, Galatians, Gospel

An Unusual People

John 15.1-6
Sep 4th 2011

Bear God-glorifying fruit, or burn in God-glorifying fire.read >>

abide, branches, burn, cut, Father, fruit, prune, Son, vine, works
Gospel of John, John 15

The Love of Another Helper

John 14.15-17
Jul 31st 2011

All this talk about "Greater Works" leads us to the obvious question: "How in the world does that happen?"

On a bit of a different subject, can you imagine the loneliness, fear, and sadness the disciples must have surely felt as their Master was slaughtered on the...read >>

Advocate, Counsellor, greater, Helper, love, obedience, Spirit, truth, works
Gospel of John, John 14

Greater Glory, Clarity, and Power

John 14.12-14
Jul 24th 2011

Greater works than Jesus? Can you imagine? Why is this such a hard pill to swallow?

Let's take a second look at this passage, prayerfully pursuing He who said, "you will find Me when you seek Me with all of your heart."read >>

clarity, greater, Jesus, miracles, power, resurrection, signs, Spirit, wonders, works
Gospel of John, John 14

Greater Works

John 14.8-14
Jul 17th 2011

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fruit, greater, Jesus, love, miracles, signs, Spirit, works
Gospel of John, John 14

Nothing Compares!

Philippians 3-4.1
Apr 10th 2011

Paul was a man who had reason to boast in his flesh and his Jewish background, so one might think he would support the Judaizers...however this was not the case! Instead Paul makes it crystal clear that nothing is more valuable than knowing Christ and being found...read >>

faith, Jesus, Lord, love, obedience, Savior, works
Philippians 3, Philippians 4

Timing is Everything

John 7.1-9
May 16th 2010

Ever wonder what causes us to do and say the things we do? Ever had one of those "out of spirit" experiences... "did i just say that?" Where do these things come from? "The outside reveals the inside." "Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks." "You will...read >>

faith, glory, hate, miracle, patience, popularity, success, wait, works
Gospel of John, John 7

Marvelous

John 5.15-29
Feb 7th 2010

This week we wrap up the narrative wherein the 38 year-old invalid is healed by Jesus. This week we pick up the story just after Jesus has pursued the man in the temple, told him he was well, and instructed Him to sin no more.

But don't forget... it was the...read >>

evangelism, faith, God, heal, legalism, man, Marvelous, miracle, Witness, works
Gospel of John, John 5