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Does Christmas on a Sunday overburden the Pastor’s family?

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Ok, so I get it that many would like to not have a worship service on a Sunday.  “It’s family time” is a (the?) common reason, mixed with travel and other holiday plans,… Continue reading

Sermon – December 18, 2016

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Matthew 1:1-17: Adventures in the Family Tree (mp3) Introduction Introductions are important things.  They set the place, time, themes, and genre of both literature and film.  We typically gather a lot of information… Continue reading

Sermon – December 11, 2016

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Colossians 3:17 – What’s in a Name? (mp3) Introduction The names that we give to children are not meant, typically, to be prophetic.  We give names to our children because they are pretty… Continue reading

Sermon – December 4, 2016

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Colossians 3:12-17 Be Who You Will Be (mp3) Introduction People spend quite a lot of time worrying about how they present themselves to the outside world.  Whether in dress, the avoidance over embarrassment, or… Continue reading

Sermon – November 27, 2016

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Colossians 3:5-11 – Hunting Sin (mp3) Introduction Paul has emphasized the Christian’s union to Christ, both throughout the second chapter of Colossians and, especially, in 3:1-4.  It is from this union that Paul… Continue reading

SERMON – NOVEMBER 20, 2016

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Colossians 3:1-4 – Look to the Things Above (mp3) Introduction Having exhorted the Colossians to not look to regulations and asceticism to aid them in putting to death sin, Paul turns now to… Continue reading

Sermon – November 13, 2016

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Col 2:18-23 – Don’t Disqualify Yourself! (mp3) Introduction Paul has written to the Colossians with one goal in mind, that the Colossians might growing in faith and godliness.  He has stated this in… Continue reading