God’s Faithfulness and Commitment

The Lord abides faithful and is committed to us. Even in our backsliding and destruction, God is with us and for us. (Hosea 13:9; 14:4, 9; Romans 5:6-8) Speaker(s): Mat Gehret, Muhib Khalafala Sermon 12255 6:30 PM on 2/20/2022   P. Mohib – Good evening. Thank you, Pastor Schaller, for the honor. He called me […]

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Comfort Words About His Coming

The Lord is coming again. We see the signs. His promises are true. A radical transformation of our world is in the future. Believe it and walk in this living hope. (Isaiah 11:6-8; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; 2 Thessalonians 2:3-8) Speaker(s): Thomas Schaller Sermon 12096 7:00 PM on 5/19/2021 P. Schaller – Okay. For the introductory […]

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We can let past and future swallow our present. But we have the God of the present. Abraham was 100 years old, Sarah, she was 90, and God was present to bring laughter through baby Isaac. These are His days and He is with us in our assembly. (Job 29:3-6; Ecclesiastes 7:10) Speaker(s): Thomas Schaller, […]

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Born Again to Love

Regeneration is the most significant doctrine for believers. It’s about being made new in love. Renewed and restored, we are freed from the traps of life. (Isaiah 51:12-13) Speaker(s): Pastor Thomas Schaller, Pastor Steve Devries Sermon 12053 9:00 AM on 3/7/2021

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Suffering, Comfort and the Wilderness

In suffering, we recognize our need for the comfort only God can give us. What happens here on earth will be used to bring glory to God. We need to prepare our hearts for the things we will face in the world, the wilderness of carnality. (Isaiah 40:1-5; Romans 8:17) Speaker(s): Zane Turk, Josh Johnson, […]

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How to Think of Suffering

The world gets a lot wrong. One of those wrong things is this: A God of love would not allow pain. But our pain, our thorns in the flesh, our trials and troubles, can serve to glorify Christ. (1 Peter 4:18; 2 Timothy 2:20) Speaker(s): Pastor Thomas Schaller, Pastor Gary Groenewold Sermon 12033 9:00 AM […]

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We can live in amusement — an existence marked by non-thinking. Or, we can live in the edification of the Body of Christ. The Church is a gift to us. There, we find exhortation, relationship, joy, and comfort. We can be built up in the midst of a culture that’s falling apart. (1 Corinthians 14:3-6, […]

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Those who worship idols — whatever they may be — become like those idols because we can live in a box of natural thinking. If a dumb log is your god, you will be a dumb log. Comfort can be so dangerous and seductive. But we can worship the mighty God, the Son who purposed […]

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Love in All These Things

Love opens our hearts. John the Apostle was a man of love. Love makes us kings on the inside. We are conquerors in Christ. Saul and Absalom were not kings on the inside. Their trust was in themselves and their flesh. See the good. Be planted and grow in Him. (Romans 8:37; Jeremiah 17:5) Speaker(s): […]

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Truth and Tears

The life of the Christian involves both of these things — truth and tears. Jesus comes to us with truth — sometimes hard truths. Other times, Jesus come and sheds tears with us because He understands how much death has done to corrupt our world. (John 11:20-40) Speaker(s): Pastor Thomas Schaller Sermon 11823 6:30 PM […]

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