Love and Judge Not

Description: How fast can love leave our hearts? It happens when we judge, when look down on others in some way. We have been called to love. Jesus asked Peter a simple question — Do you love Me? Let speak not evil of another. Let’s be doers of the law of love. James 4:11-1; John […]

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Law, the Lawless and Our Meek God

Meekness relates to power that is under control. Think of a horse ridden by a small girl. This powerful animal does according to the will of the child. The Lord has all power and He has given the Law for order and decency. Still, He operates in gentleness, forgiveness, grace, and mercy. (John 8:1-6; Judges […]

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Meekness, God, Law and Love

Meekness relates to power that is under control. Think of a horse ridden by a small girl. This powerful animal does according to the will of the child. The Lord has all power and He has given the Law for order and decency. Still, He operates in gentleness, forgiveness, grace, and mercy. (John 8:1-8, Colossians […]

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Lawfully Using the Law

God has called us to be like the Levites. We as believers in Christ are to spread out and share our faith. We are to lead people to salvation in Christ. He has given us a great way to show people their need for God in His Law. (1 Timothy 1:8; Romans 3:19-20) Speaker(s): Pastor […]

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The Grace Coat of Many Colors

Faith and grace go together. We wear something that is different and that stirs reactions. Abraham tried to make the promise of a son happen by natural means. It worked and it was a disaster named Ishmael. But then came Isaac. Grace is with us so we can live by faith. (Galatians 4:21-31; Romans 4:16; […]

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Faith, Grace and Promise

Ishmael and Sinai are alike as allegories in pointing us to natural strength and the law. Jerusalem on earth became place of worldly religion, a bondage of legalism. New Jerusalem from above is place of freedom, the Holy City that is our destiny. Sarah had no children until a miracle happened at age 90. Isaac, […]

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How Close Do We Stay to Truth?

What we apply in our hearts is what matters. World is filled with books, but where is grace We find grace in the Law of the Lord. Humility is work of grace. We have found something, that we do not want to give up. We can live in false realities. We need to rely on […]

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Mandate, Motive and Method

Who overcomes the World? He who believes Jesus is the Son of God. We live by faith and love; this moves us to obey from the heart. We look to follow Jesus, who allowed Himself to be stripped bare in order to glorify the Father. (1 John 5:1-5) Speaker(s): Pastor Thomas Schaller Sermon # 11533 […]

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Law, Grace and Faith That Overcomes the World

Our human nature struggles with Law, with mandates and methods and motivation. Law is about doing. Grace is about our being — Who are you? Something more than Law. Man of God. Believe and be born of God. New heart and new spirit is put into us. (2 Kings 4:8-10; 1 John 5:1-5) Speaker(s): Pastor […]

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Christ is the end of the Law and the total means of our righteousness.  He ascended into Heaven to fill all things. We cannot conjure up the presence of God. This is a question of simple faith. Grace reigns through righteousness. Seek His righteousness. (Romans 10:1-10) Speaker(s): Pastor Mark Minichiello Sermon # 11461 9:00 AM […]

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