The Keeper and the Kept Psalm 121

April 5, 2020    Pastoral Intern Jeremiah Dickinson

Faith and Confusion Habakkuk 1:12-2:1

March 15, 2020    Pastoral Intern Jeremiah Dickinson

God Is Working a Work Habakkuk 1:1-11

March 8, 2020    Pastoral Intern Jeremiah Dickinson

In a world where things aren’t as they are supposed to be, how are the people of God to live?

Arrival at Last   Psalm 122

February 23, 2020    Pastoral Intern Jeremiah Dickinson

The pilgrim, having arrived, is gripped by praise, the place, and peace.

Joining with the Persecuted Church

Jeremiah 38: 1-13   Hebrews 13: 1-9

February 16, 2020    Rev. Jonathan Holst

Persecuted believers are to be called to mind with compassion and sympathy as if you were suffering with them. Pray for them.

The Door   John 10: 7 – 10

February 2, 2020    Rev. Richard R. Gerber

You’re outside — cold and wet. How wonderful to come through the door into your home. It’s warm and welcoming. Jesus is the door of welcome into the household of God.

Giver, Redeemer, Purifier   Titus 2: 14

January 26, 2020   Pastoral Intern Jeremiah Dickinson

Jesus gives himself for his people. Jesus makes those he rescued from evil his treasure. Jesus makes us God’s people that we might act like God’s people – zealous for good works.

The House That Christ Builds   1 Corinthians 12: 12 – 31

January 12, 2020    Rev. Richard R. Gerber

The Lord designs and builds the church. He adds each part as he sees fit. Each addition, sent by him, is to be embraced as needed and useful.

Remember   Psalm 78: 11

December 29, 2019.  Pastoral Intern Jeremiah Dickinson

Psalm 78 calls us to remember God and his mighty works. Failing to remember can have serious consequences, but failing to remember God’s mighty and wondrous works of salvation has the most serious consequences. The Christian life is one of a memory fed and refreshed by God’s mighty work of salvation.

The Appearance of Grace   Titus 2: 11 – 14

December 22, 2019.  Pastoral Intern Jeremiah Dickinson

In the grace that appeared in Jesus Christ, God has broken in and made a mighty demonstration of his power. That grace is your trainer that you might live a self-controlled and godly life.

A Savior Is Given  Luke 2: 1 – 20

December 15, 2019.  Rev. Richard R. Gerber

God sent the world a rescuer. He doesn’t put a band aid on our gaping wounds. Rescuing his people from sin and death and hell requires that he send his only begotten Son to die as an atoning sacrifice.

The Word  John 1: 1 – 18

December 1, 2019.  Rev. Richard R. Gerber

Jesus Christ is eternal, a personal being, and divine. He is worthy of your worship.

A Living Sacrifice of Praise  Hebrews 13: 15 – 16

November 24, 2019.  Rev. Richard R. Gerber

Because of what Jesus Christ has done for you, you are called to live your life as a sacrifice of praise to him.

Deliverance from Sin   Matthew 6: 13

November 17, 2019.  Pastoral Intern Jeremiah Dickinson

The final request in the Lord’s Prayer fixes our eyes on our Father, who is able to protect and deliver us from temptation and evil.

Forgiven, Forgiving   Matthew 6: 12

November 10, 2019.  Pastoral Intern Jeremiah Dickinson

We all need forgiveness. In the 5th petition, we learn that we are debtors to God and one another, but there is hope in a forgiving Father.

The Gospel and Bread   Matthew 6: 9 – 13

November 3, 2019.  Pastoral Intern Jeremiah Dickinson

You can be free from anxiety because you have a Father who cares for you.

The Gospel of Obedience   Matthew 6: 9 – 13

October 13, 2019.  Pastoral Intern Jeremiah Dickinson

As you pray “your will be done,” you may wonder how you can know God’s will. God’s word, the Bible, reveals his heart and his mind – his will. In doing the will of our loving, gracious God there is perfect freedom.

Your Kingdom Come   Matthew 6: 9 – 13

September 29, 2019.  Pastoral Intern Jeremiah Dickinson

God’s kingdom has come. His time of salvation and grace has come. We pray for the full glory of that kingdom to come to us.

Hallowed Be Your Name   Matthew 6: 9 – 13

September 8, 2019.  Pastoral Intern Jeremiah Dickinson

The praise of God is to be your highest desire.

When You Pray   Matthew 6: 5 – 9

August 25, 2019.  Pastoral Intern Jeremiah Dickinson

Your prayers are shaped by the God to whom you pray.