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AM Sermon 3/1/15: “This Is Love”

AM Scripture Reading: 1 John 4.7-11 This Morning’s Sermon: Brent T. Willey “This Is Love!” 1 John 4.10 Introduction: We sometimes forget that God loves us, even when we make a mess of our lives. (1 John 2.1-2; 4.7-11) Text: “This is love: not that we loved God, but that …

AM Sermon 1/26/14: Philemon & Onesimus

AM Scripture Reading: Philemon 10-16 This Morning’s Sermon: Brent T. Willey PHILEMON & ONESIMUS (What Brotherly Love Does) Introduction: While Paul’s letter to Philemon is rarely viewed as a “doctrinal” treatise, it astutely addresses significant instruction regarding human relationships. Background: Paul’s first imprisonment – (Acts 28; Col. 4.7-9) In Paul’s …

AM Sermon 9/1/13: The Fallacy of “Unconditional Love”

AM Scripture Reading: Proverbs 6.16-19 This Morning’s Sermon: Brent T. Willey The Fallacy of “Unconditional Love” Introduction: It is often stated that “God hates sin but loves sinners” – often followed by, “God loves us unconditionally!” If God didn’t love sinners, He would love no one, “for all have sinned…” …

PM Sermon 5/26/13: The Challenge of Brotherly Love

PM Scripture Reading: Acts 28.11-16 Brent T. Willey The Challenge of Brotherly Love Introduction: Upon seeing his brethren coming out to greet him, Paul first thanked God, and then he took courage. (Acts 28.15) Brotherly love should be viewed as both a blessing and a duty. (See 1 John 3.16-19) …

PM Sermon 3/17/13: Feel Like a New Man

PM Scripture Reading: Col. 3:12-17 David M. Fiddament FEEL LIKE A NEW MAN (Colossians 3:12-17) Introduction: We have heard so many people claim to be Christians, but act like heathens. Paul says that if we have indeed been born again, we had better act like new people. I. PUT ON …

AM Sermon 3/17/13: Twice Mine

AM Scripture Reading: 1 Peter 1.17-21 This Morning’s Sermon: Brent T. Willey Twice Mine Introduction: Have you ever had to buy something back that at one time was originally yours? If so, we might say the item is “twice mine.” God could very well say the same thing about those …

Twice Mine

The story has been told of a young boy named Tommy, who had just finished making his own toy boat. He brought the boat to the edge of a river and started to let out the string tied to it. He was admiring how smoothly his boat cut through the …

AM & PM Sermons 1/20/13: Romans 12: Dedicated Service

Today’s Scripture Readings: AM: Romans 12.1-8 & PM: Romans 12.9-21 ROMANS CHAPTER 12: DEDICATED SERVICE Brent Willey [am] & David Fiddament [pm] Introduction: The first 11 chapters in Romans are highly theological, whereas, chapters 12-15 are intensely pragmatic – designed for daily living. Chapter 12 has two noticeable sections worthy …

PM Sermon 12/2/12: Love Conquers All

PM Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 13.4-8 Tim Barkas LOVE CONQUERS ALL Introduction: Try to imagine what our world would be like if the genuine love as outlined in 1 Corinthians 13 was in the hearts of everybody today, or at least, in the hearts of most people. I. GOD’S LOVE …