Sermons from July 2018

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You Are

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Reading: 1 Peter 2:4-10 Dear Friends, Peter has had an awful lot to say about identity. He’s made it clear that they are born again. That is their new identity. Chosen children of God. In these verses, Peter reveals two more things. They are…! Today we will talk about our new identity and purpose. Peace, […]

Hope

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Reading: 1 Peter 1:13-21 Dear Friends, Hope is a major theme in the introduction part of this letter.  Verse 3, 13 and 21 give us an awful lot to talk about.  What are you   hoping for right now?  What’s your guarantee that it happens? Peter has an awful lot to say about such things. Peace, Pastor Dave

Suffering Many Trials

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Reading: 1 Peter 1:3-12 Dear Friends, When you encounter obstacles and road blocks how do you respond?  When it seems like something is holding you back, what do you do?  That’s the scenario that Peter addresses in today’s reading.  Hint: your answer might be different than what Peter says we SHOULD do. Peace, Pastor Dave

Sustained By Community

Reading: Hebrews 10:19-25 Dear Friends, There’s only so much “you” to go around. Your life, and all of your resources, are not in endless supply. And once they’re spent, they’re gone. Doesn’t it make sense that we’d learn what it means to leverage our finite lives for maximum impact? This week we’ll look at how […]

Praise

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Reading: 1 Peter 1:3-12 Dear Friends, Here’s the nerdy part: verses 3 – 12 are actually all one huge, long sentence as Peter wrote it.  Here’s the applicable part: Peter begins his letter with praise! He has a spontaneous and loud burst of praise and then rattles off several things about God that stirs such praise.  That’s […]