The Pathway to Peace (02-21-21)

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Text: John 14:25-31 The pathway of peace isn’t always peaceful, but in the end, you will have peace. Peace of mind and heart- if you don’t have peace of mind and peace of heart you probably aren’t on the pathway that Jesus laid out for you. Jesus offers us peace even though our circumstances are not always peaceful. As we …

Anyone Who Loves Me, Will…

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Gauges help us understand if anything is in need of repair. Jesus showed the disciples that love is the gauge that shows the way forward. He didn’t use fear or shame to convince the disciples of what they should do.  Instead, He Modeled it for them in the way that He loved.  Likewise, Jesus calls each one of us to …

You’re Not Alone (2-7-21)

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Text: John 14:15-18 The most amazing thing is, that we are never alone. The Holy Spirit is meant to help us navigate and find our way. Unfortunately, sometimes we find ways to skirt by the Holy Spirit. Rather than turning to Him, and giving Him control, we find cheap substitutes for His presence and power. As we go into the …

When It’s Hard To See (01-31-21)

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Text: John 14:8-14 Philip, who has been with Jesus from the start of His ministry, asks Him to show them the Father. Jesus is surprised because everything He has done has shown people the Father.  Philip is lost in the fog. He’s looking for Jesus in the wrong places like expectations, religion, and culture. We too need to know how …

Is Jesus The only Way? (1-24-21)

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Text: John 14:6 Jesus’ claim: “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me” can really upset people. It’s not politically correct to say there is only one way to do anything. For us, we are unapologetic that Jesus is the way. Today we will talk about 3 different myths about Jesus being …

Almost, But Not Yet (1-17-21)

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Text: John 14:2-3 Jesus is talking to his closest followers in the upper room. He knows that later in the evening he is going to be arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane. They are facing a future that will be filled with suffering and struggle. And he doesn’t offer them a lot of reassurance about their remaining days on this …

I Know Where I’m Going (1-10-20)

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Text: John 14:1 “Do not let your hearts be troubled.” Jesus begins a disruptive sermon with these calming words. The world has changed a lot in the past few months so we want to be rooted in the unchanging person of Jesus Christ. Many voices in our culture yell for our attention and offer their opinion, but we want to focus …