Sermons on Community

Sermons on Community

Vine Ripe: “Pruning Hurts So Good”

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.” ~ John 15:1-2 (ESV)

Vine Ripe: “Don’t Be Cut Off!”

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.” ~ John 15:1-2 (ESV)

Tale of a Superhero

Oh give thanks to the LORD; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples! Sing to him, sing praises to him; tell of all his wondrous works! Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice! ~ 1 Chronicles 16:8-10 (ESV)

Independence: “Justified by Faith” – Part 13

Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted. Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. ~ (Galatians 6:1-2 ESV)

Independence: “Justified by Faith” – Part 12

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh…If we live by the Spirit, let us also keep in step with the Spirit. Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another. ~ (Galatians 5:16-26 ESV)

Independence: “Justified by Faith” – Part 9

Formerly, when you did not know God, you were enslaved to those that by nature are not gods. But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how can you turn back again to the weak and worthless elementary principles of the world, whose slaves you want to be once more? ~ (Galatians 4:8-9 ESV)