ARCHIVED SERMONS JAN-MAR 2015
March 29, “Matthew 21 ” – Pastor Kurt
Is your tree bearing fruit or are you “hiding behind fig leaves”? This two part sermon examines two passages from Matthew 21 that explore this idea.
Part 1: The Fig Tree Withers (vs. 18-22)
Part 2: Jesus at the Temple (vs. 12-17)
March 22, “A Life Lesson from the Psalms ” – Pastor Tim Garner
A lesson on resisting the cultural norms. Based on Psalm 37.
March 15, “A father: ‘I want to Believe’ ” – Pastor Kurt
The father in the story from Mark 9:14-29 is an example to all of us in how to speak to speak up about our doubts.
March 8, “Peter: ‘I want to understand’ ” – Pastor Kurt
Like Peter we often want to understand why and what’s going on when things happen to us or around us. But sometimes God has something wants us to gain something other than understanding during these times. Text for this sermon comes from John 13:1-17.
March 1, “Bartimaeus: ‘Jesus, I want to see!’ ” – Pastor Kurt
Are you afflicted with “poor sight”? Do you, like Bartimaeus, need to ask God to let you recover your sight?
This week’s sermon is based on Day 1 of The Lent Project. To join this online Lent devotional which contains a daily devotional, work of art, music and video go to http://ccca.biola.edu/lent/.
Who are our neighbors? Why is it so extraordinary to love them?
February 15, “Giving God’s Love Away” – Pastor Kurt
How can we give God’s love to others?
February 8, “Fully Loving God” – Pastor Kurt
Part 1: Reminders for each of us about God’s love for us. Click here to get a copy of the Who I Am In Christ booklet referenced at the end of this segment.
Part 2: How can we love others? How should we love?
February 1, “Accepting the Love of God” – Pastor Kurt
Just how big is God’s love? Is it really big enough to cover you? Based on text from Ephesians 3: 14-21
What’s at the center of sin? How does it relate to our Sabbath time?
January 18, “Sabbath is Trust” – Pastor Kurt
How does observing Sabbath display our trust in God? Listen to find out.
January 11, “Sabbath is Relationships” – Pastor Kurt
This week Pastor Kurt focuses on the importance of relationships during our Sabbath time.
January 4, “Sabbath: An Enjoyable, Life-Giving Rhythm” – Pastor Tim Garner
Listen as District Pastor Tim Garner shares some of what he learned during his period of Sabbatical. Source material is from Sabbath as Resistance by Walter Brueggemann.