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Jan 14, 2018


  • God is always at work.
    • He is an active God because He is a redemptive God
      • He is often at work in ways I cannot see.
      • He is often at work in places I do not expect.



  • God invites me to join Him where He is at work. (Acts 8:26-29)
    • God saves me so that I might join Him in...

Jan 7, 2018

Acts:  Beyond the Comfort Zone

Acts 8:3-25

  • The gospel is advanced in the midst of persecution, not destroyed by persecution.
    • Persecution has never, and will never, eliminate the gospel; it only elevates, illuminates, and advances the gospel.


  • We need to view persecution as an opportunity for God to advance the...

Dec 17, 2017

“Merry Christmas:  The Peace of Advent”

Isaiah 9:6; Luke 2:14; Hebrews 11:6; Romans 15:13; Colossians 3:15

Isaiah 26:3; Philippians 4:6-7


Peace with God . . .

  • You can have peace with God only by being reconciled to Him through Christ.

“ . . . and His name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting...

Dec 10, 2017

The Joy of Advent . . .


“To be rescued from sin’s death grip brings ecstatic joy.   Only when a person recognizes and understands his hopeless spiritual condition apart from Christ, can he fully know the joy that comes with such a great rescue.” 


  • The advent of Christ gives great joy to a heart in need of...

Dec 6, 2017

“Merry Christmas:  The Hope of Advent”

Isaiah 8:14; Isaiah 8:16-9:7


The Need for Hope . . .

  • Hope is essential for the human


  • Our hope rests in the advent of Christ.

“Therefore the Lord Himself will give you as sign.  Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call His name Immanuel.” ...