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Sermon He Shall Execute Justice and Righteousness in the Land

He Shall Execute Justice and Righteousness in the Land

“He shall execute justice and righteousness in the land”. Is this a condemnation or a cheerful message? When we see “justice” and “execute” together, that usually means someone came to a bad end. But in this case, they form one of the most joyous messages for us! Christ executed justice – he took it from …

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Sermon Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, it’s easy to be grateful. Our reminder from today’s Scripture readings is to do so in everything, every day! Not an easy task. Turmoil surrounds us – from our own anxiety to global pandemics – but we are encouraged to take it all to God in prayer. When we take it …

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Sermon Stay Awake

Stay Awake

“Be careful!” How many times has a loved one said that to you? Probably so many times that it has lost its original intent and become a phrase we half-heartily acknowledge. But when Jesus tells us to “Stay awake” we need to take heed. We can’t brush it off like we did when Mom told …

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Sermon The One Who Endures to the End Will Be Saved

The One Who Endures to the End Will Be Saved

Evil surrounds us every day. This isn’t said to incite fear or be pessimistic, rather, it is our stark reality. Knowing the enemy’s tactics is a kind of encouragement because we know evil will not relent. However, neither will Christ. Christ warns us, that as Christians, we are not immune to suffering but rather we …

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Sermon All Saints’ Day

All Saints’ Day

These Are Those Coming Out of The Great Tribulation “Oh, that woman is a saint!” We sometimes hear the word saint used to describe patient, loving, or caring behavior from a person. But in the Biblical sense of the word, it describes a holy person. And who is holy? They are those who believe in …

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Sermon Reformation Sunday

Reformation Sunday

The Message That Changes the World What does the angel mean when it says, “Fear God and give Him glory”, and how can this message be eternal “Good News”?  That is what “gospel” means, after all:  Good news.  “Fear God” – a message of repentance.  None of us really fear God without turning away from …

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Sermon Christ, Head of Nations

Christ, Head of Nations

Special Note: Pastor Jenson was unable to join us today due to inclement weather. Deacon Poe read a sermon from a fellow Reverend. Today’s sermon text is from Jeremiah 31, 7 For thus says the Lord:“Sing aloud with gladness for Jacob,    and raise shouts for the chief of the nations;proclaim, give praise, and say,    ‘O Lord, save your …

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Sermon True Riches, Now and Forever

True Riches, Now and Forever

Isn’t it such a blessing to have dual citizenship? Okay, you might be thinking, wait, I only have one passport. Well, we mean being citizens of both the kingdom of God and the kingdom of man. While we live in this world (kingdom of man) now, we are members of the kingdom of God. It …

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Sermon Apart From Jesus There Is Nothing

Apart From Jesus There Is Nothing

Me, me, me. Humans are so selfish, right?! The funny part? We often don’t realize we are doing it. Before we go further, please read the sermon text in the quote below. Notice a theme? The rich man centers his questions and answers on himself. “What can I do”? and “I have kept this perfectly”. …

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Sermon The Necessity of Faith

The Necessity of Faith

While Pastor Jenson is on vacation, Deacon Poe is filling in and delivered today’s service. Faith is a loaded word. It sounds simple but it’s not always easy. Our sinful nature gets in the way. Our inclination is to want to prove we can follow the Law, or be a better person by doing good …

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