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Our message today examines the difference between 'Living in the Protective Grace of our Salvation' and 'Living Our Salvation's purpose. Another way of describing the message is the exhortation to do more with our Salvation then to keep it in an 'Emergency Use' case rather than applying ourselves to discipleship and reaping the rewards of a the bountiful life God desires for us.
Our message for the New Year was directed toward understanding our true needs and establishing "God Goals" instead of 'Resolutions". Pastor Ron uses the 'Family Feud' format to compare the ideas which we think we 'need' versus what God has given us, in His eternal design, that we truly need.
Please enjoy our message today, "Epiphany, The Rest of the Story." I believe you'll enjoy learning more about the possible evidence of the "Bethlehem Star" and the Wise Men who presented their gifts to Jesus in Bethlehem.
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In this video Faith and Father God become part of the 'Continuum' of the Advent Wreath's; Hope, Peace, Joy, Love and Christ. The discussion of the 'Continuum includes a deeper understanding of the levels of love, so that the disciple may apply the teachings of 1 Corinthians 13 to better communicate the love of God. The message starts at 17:14 in the service.
In this video Pastor Ron explains the relationship between Faith and the Hope and Peace of God that becomes the Gateway to Joy. In the video there is an emotionally moving video clip that illustrates this profound relationship. It's a message of Hope, Peace and Joy that will prepare the listener's heart to fully receive God's love and to give and receive love from their neighbors.
In this message Pastor Mike shares the lessons demonstrated by Mary in Luke 1, when she learned that she would give birth to Jesus. Comparing her peace, which clearly was from God and of God, in what was a very culturally dangerous undertaking (to bear a child while unwed) provides insight on how we can gain peace during times of our own trials. The worship is preceded by a moment in recognition of Advent 2 as Pastor Ron and his wife, Gay, light the second Advent candle; Peace. Pastor Mike's
Our Advent message, "Are You Prepared For Love", describes how today's society prepares us to look for the worst rather than the best of history, people and faith. This prevents us from being prepared to love. We are not given a message to be ignorant of the true wrongs and evil, but we are given a message of fairness, forgiveness and love. Our message today begins at 16:20 of the video. A new Christmas worship song, The Best Gift of All' by Tiffany Rony follows the message.
Please enjoy our message today on Christian Thanksgiving and Christian Boldness. In the message I teach from the history and lessons of both the Thanksgiving of 1607 in Jamestown VA and Plymouth Rock MA in 1621. I also am prayerful that you will be inspited to boldly proclaim your faith in the love of Jesus.
The message starts at 16:30 of the video.
In this Message (Starting at 22:42 in the we look at the history of the Jews which led to their defeat by the Babalonians and their release from exile when the Babylonians were defeated by the Persians. We compare the promises to the Jewish nation to the promises and origin of the United States and bring focus to the downfall of Israel due to their turning away from God to our nation's current current turning away from God. Texts include 2 Chronicles 7:14 and the first 2 chapters of Nehemiah
In this message Pastor Ron explores the OT Law, the Words and Actions of Jesus and the Laws application to today's Christian. Laws that are cerimonial or specific to the time written are sperated from the eternal and universal laws by simply asking, "Does this law bring me closer to God and closer to Christ's commandments to love God and heighbors as ourselves?" If the answer is no, the law is rejected as cerimonial or time specific.
The message starts at 22 minutes into the service.
In the midst of our current trials, political, health and racial we need to trust in God and seek with the perseverance of faith that leads to Christian maturity (ref: James 1). Recognizing , in faith, that the the darkness will transition to light, just as salvation and sanctification leads from the darkness of unbelief is activating our faith in the eternal.
Pastor Mike's message, "Tapping Out" reveals God's plan to help us to reach new levels of faith. He also shares insight from Matthew 11:28-29 "“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”
This week we continued our teaching from the story of Joseph in Genesis. The emphasis was on how his story teaches that continuing in faith even through our trials eventually can be used by God.
In this message by Pastor Mike, Mike shares some ways that anger can derail your Christian witness and how that can result in real harm to you. Examples from the Genesis recounting of Cain's anger and internal stroggle illustrate that anger can sometimes by subtle yet remain debilitating. t this great video
This message is intended to support those who desire to have ready a Christian response to the question, "Since God is everywhere, why is attending a church necessary?" For those who desire to be able to respond with more than their personnal testimony of their hope and faith in Jesus, the message offers a sound scriptural foundation on why church attendance is so important to Christian faithfulness. Good information, from scripture, for future conversations with those who claim that Jesus is
In this video we celebrate God in our lives through worship, then at 18:18 in the video we begin our message. Our message explores how we can dig deeply into the Book of Proverbs to glean important insights on living for God today.
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God loves His creation, therefore He loves all humankind. When we realize this love in us and extend that love to others, particularly to the unsaved, we gain the empathy and boldness to reach out in His Name.
Anthony Salerno's first message for us! It was terrific.
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