Messages from November 2023
Today begins our Christmas series Illuminate in which we will delve into the first chapter of John exploring the incarnate Word who came into our world’s darkness to bring us light and life. Pastor Dan guides us today helping us to find a deeper connection with Jesus as we invite his light into every area of our life in his message “The Spotless & Infinite Became Dirty & Finite,” from John 1:1-5.
Today we join our hearts and voices to offer up songs and prayers of thanksgiving. Our Concert of Prayer will follow four “movements”, praising God for spiritual, material, physical, and relational blessings. Prepare your heart to “Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise!” (Psalm 100:4).
Our lives have many wonderful blessings, but are also full challenges, struggles and pain. God wants us to have a confidence so rooted in Him that we thrive, even when life is hard. We will find practical help and encouragement as we return with Pastor Mark to Romans 8 for today’s message “How to Have a Conquering Confidence,” the final part our fall series, The Glory of the Gospel.
Wretched man that I am! Who will set me free from the body of this death?” (Romans 7:24). Last Sunday we looked at the internal conflict experienced by the apostle Paul and by every one of us. The good news of the gospel is that God sets us free through Jesus Christ! Today as we turn to Romans 8 we consider how we enter into and live in that freedom every day through Pastor Steve’s message “Spirit vs. Flesh,” Part…