Through Christ I Can Philippians 4: 10 – 20
August 18, 2019. Rev. Richard R. Gerber
Nothing is beyond my ability to handle in a God-honoring way as I rely on Christ’s strength.
Danger ! Hebrews 5: 11 – 6:20
August 11, 2019. Rev. Richard R. Gerber
A person can look like the real deal – a faithful follower of Christ- for a time and then fall away. How can you know that won’t be you? The writer to the hebrews calls you to continue on to maturity. Continue believing the promises of God; continue growing in knowledge and in holiness; continue obeying God’s directions for your life.
Continuing On Hebrews 5: 11 – 6:20
August 4, 2019. Rev. Richard R. Gerber
God’s promises are unchangeable. God’s sure and certain promises of salvation are an encouragement to shake off your guilty fears and the sluggishness you have been showing in your Christian walk. Through faith and patience you inherit what God has promised.
On to Maturity Hebrews 5: 11 – 6:20
July 28, 2019. Rev. Richard R. Gerber
The state of a Christian’s walk with God can look rather shabby, even disastrous. The writer to Hebrews speaks to Christians about the need to grow.
God’s Love and Yours 1 John 4: 7 – 21
July 21, 2019. Rev. Richard R. Gerber
God’s love, aimed at humankind’s deepest need, is extravagant. Having poured out great benefits on his people, God looks for a return.
Born of God 1 John 3: 23 – 24 & 4: 7 – 21
July 7, 2019. Rev. Richard R. Gerber
The blessing that flows from believing in God’s Son Jesus Christ and loving fellow believers is intimacy with God.
Born of God 1 John 2: 28 – 3: 10
June 30, 2019. Rev. Richard R. Gerber
Those born of God carry a family resemblance to their Heavenly Father. His children do what is right and love sacrificially.
Do You Know? 1 John 1: 1 – 2: 6
June 23, 2019. Rev. Richard R. Gerber
Do you know whether your sins are forgiven? How does Jesus fit into the picture?
Being Sure 2 Peter 1: 1 – 11
June 16, 2019. Rev. Richard R. Gerber
God wants you to be sure that you have eternal life in Jesus Christ.
Meeting Up With Jesus – Taking His Road Mark 8: 27 – 9: 1
June 9, 2019. Rev. Richard R. Gerber
After all you have seen of Jesus, do you want to be his disciple? In this text he makes the road ahead very clear, “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.”
Meeting Up With Jesus – Anything Can Happen Mark 9: 14 – 29
June 2, 2019. Rev. Richard R. Gerber
“All things are possible for one who believe.” With these words Jesus opens vast horizons of possibilities for one who believes in him.
Meeting Up With Jesus – A Call to Faith Mark 5: 21 – 43
May 26, 2019. Rev. Richard R. Gerber
Knowing who Jesus is and assenting to the truthfulness of that knowledge are key parts of faith. The element that clinches the deal is trust, acting on what you know and believe to be true.
Meeting Up With Jesus – No Secrets Mark 2: 1 – 12
May 19, 2019. Rev. Richard R. Gerber
Meeting up with Jesus is startling. He knows your innermost thoughts and feelings. His call to repentance is an offer of blessing.
Meeting Up With Jesus – A Dirty Business Mark 1: 40 – 2: 17
May 12, 2019. Rev. Richard R. Gerber
All sorts of hurting, needy people surround Jesus. Jesus met you who are near him in your shame, desperation, and emptiness, and he has given you new life.
Meeting Up With Jesus – A Clear Focus Mark 1: 29 – 39
May 5, 2019. Rev. Richard R. Gerber
Jesus faces the demands of his new ministry and chooses to not let the urgent sabotage what is really important.
Meeting Up With Jesus – A Commanding Presence Mark 1: 14 – 28
April 28, 2019 Rev. Richard Gerber
Jesus owns the room. His presence commands your attention.
Pilgrims in Distress Psalm 120
April 7, 2019 Mr. Jeremiah Dickinson
God sustains his pilgrim people and leads them to their heavenly home.