Posts from October 2015

“…But God”

“…But God” Pastor Paul Durham Click here to view this week’s full teaching! This week we took a break from our study in the gospel of John to hear a special message from Pastor Paul Durham. In the beginning there was Adam and Eve in the perfection of the garden. Satan came and they both chose to disobey…

Why Don’t All People Want God?

Rebellion leads our hearts away from God. When you think of how much God means to you, it’s hard to understand why all people don’t want God in their lives.  These four passages will show us how rebellion leads our hearts away from God.  If we have the Holy Spirit in us, we can say…

John 5:31-40 “The Bible 101”

John 5:31-40 Sunday we went back to school to learn what the Bible is all about from cover to cover in just under an hour! Jesus calls attention to the testimony of four witnesses here in chapter 5 so the people would believe Him. John the Baptist was the first witness (John 1:19-34), His teachings and physical miracles He performed were the second witness, and…

We Tell the Truth No Matter What

Obey all of God’s commands – Deuteronomy 5:32 People Lie About Jesus Mark 14:53-65 Jesus came to earth to die.  His sentence was promised from the beginning of time – but how could the religious leaders accuse him of a crime to fit the punishment.  No one could find anything wrong that Jesus had done;…

Why Aren’t Other Religions Okay?

Jesus Is The Only Way (Part 2) 1 John 5:1-12 The only way to become a child of God and defeat the world is through Jesus!  When we repent and put our faith in Christ, we know that God’s Word is true and Jesus is the only Savior.  Those who don’t believe are calling God…

We Honor God by Obeying our Parents

Obey all God’s commands – Deuteronomy 5:32 The Parable of the Two Sons Matthew 21:28-32 Authority.  The word alone evokes the image of powerful or influential people and positions, such as judges, law enforcement, presidents, teachers, and parents.  People recognized that Jesus “taught with real authority – quite unlike their teachers of religious law” (Matthew…