Sermon Redeemed, Body & Soul

Redeemed, Body & Soul

When we hear the term “redeemed”, we tend to just think of our souls. One of the common mistakes of our time is to think of heaven as a place of disembodied souls but it’s not an accurate depiction. Jesus rose from the dead and ascended into heaven with His body. By this, He demonstrated …

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Sermon More Righteous Than the Scribes & Pharisees

More Righteous Than the Scribes & Pharisees

Human nature wants to strive for perfection and earn our own salvation. In Christ’s time, the Pharisees and Scribes may have kept the Law meticulously but they couldn’t do it perfectly. Today, we still battle perfectionist tendencies to prove ourselves righteous. Unfortunately for us, it’s impossible. The only way is to be clothed in Christ’s …

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Sermon The Great Miracle of God and Man Reconciled (Easter Observed)

The Great Miracle of God and Man Reconciled (Easter Observed)

Today was a special service in that we observed Easter. Yes, we celebrated Easter in July! Due to the pandemic, our original Easter services were cancelled and today, July 12, is the first time we have held a divine service so we thought it appropriate to open with the Observance of Easter. Truly though, every …

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Sermon Be Merciful, Even As Your Father is Merciful

Be Merciful, Even As Your Father is Merciful

One word makes an significant impact. The word AS. Those two little letters point to the mercy the Father shows us and it is unmatched.  The way of the world usually means mercy is only given to those who “deserve” it – like the sick or the poor. But our Heavenly Father graciously gives us …

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General Church Policy for Reopening

Church Policy for Reopening

  In accordance with government guidelines, the Deacons have instituted the following policy. A Policy Addressing Religious and Faith-based Organization COVID-19 Requirements The State of Washington has established specific requirements for Religious and Faith-Based Organizations as outlined in Governor Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” Proclamation 20-25. The services covered in these operational guidelines include …

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Sermon I am the Bread of Life (Sermon from 2009)

I am the Bread of Life (Sermon from 2009)

“I am the bread of life”. Jesus is challenged by a crowd as he preaches and relates to Old Testament teachings. He mentions Moses and that the Father sent bread from heaven, not Moses. Then Jesus shares that he is the bread of life. Note the tense Jesus uses not the past or future tense …

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