Sermons tagged with ‘God’

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Building Blocks

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Genesis is the beginning of the creation and John 1 confirms the beginning is Jesus work. This sermon is about the beginning of the small band of people who received the promise of the Holy Spirit and many thousands came to believe and follow together the wonderful life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The […]

How Jesus Used Scripture

Jesus used scripture (Old Testament) regularly as he interacted with His disciples and others.  We will explore how He used scripture using 2 Timothy 3:16-17 as the scaffolding to do this. Teaching – Upon appearing to 2 men returning to Emmaus from Jerusalem, after Jesus’ crucifixion, Luke tells of Jesus appearing to them and opening […]

Holy Resuscitation

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Even though you are a product of hot air, God was not blowing smoke when he performed holy resuscitation on the first human being. He could have created persons with a command. But He did not. I wonder why? This Bible study will offer an answer that is built upon the Word. Scripture: John 1:1, […]

What’s the point?

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What is your life’s purpose? What was God thinking when he created you? Does He still call people today, or is that just something that happens only for pastors? Join us as we explore these questions and search for answers through the life and person of Isaiah. Scripture: Isaiah 6:1-8; Isaiah 43:1,2, 7, 10,11; Isaiah 44:6-8 “What’s the […]

Our Pursuing Father

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From Genesis to Revelation a picture emerges that is both compelling and astonishing. The Creator of the Universe is also our Father. Our Father never gives up! He will not stop pursuing us, his children, even if we hate him and nail him to a cross. When we walked away, he drew closer. When we […]

Reconciliation – Are You Winning Enough

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  Let’s pretend that you are an athlete on a world class team.  The competition is brutal.  The championship series is on the line.  You are sitting on the bench and the coach puts you in the game to replace a star player.  You make a great play.  The crowd cheers.  Then you blow an […]

Reconciliation – Are You Brave Enough?

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At the start of a New Year, we all tend to start purging unhealthy things from our lives: unhealthy foods; bad habits; clutter; sometimes even toxic people or relationships. But have you ever wondered how reconciliation comes into play in our relationships? When should we reconcile? How do we reconcile? What is God’s plan for […]

Our Father

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Our Father, the familiar beginning of the Lord’s Prayer, has world changing implications. If God is our Father, then who are “we?” If we are the children of God, then what authority has He given us on Earth, and how do we wield that authority? How do we usher in the Kingdom of our Father, […]

When God is Born

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Mary, the mother of Jesus, was living an ordinary life, going about her daily routines, preparing for her marriage that had likely been prearranged. An encounter with God changed all of that. Right in the middle of Mary’s carefully planned life, God sent the angel Gabriel with a greeting and a message. The greeting? “Good morning! You’re […]

Christmas Program 2017

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A Christmas program featuring the Skagit Youth Ensemble, Byron Schurch on guitar, story called “Chinese Haircut,” and an appeal for compassion by Lorraine McCormick. Scripture: Luke 2 “Christmas Program” preached by Pastor John K McGhee on December 16th, 2017 at the Mount Vernon Seventh-day Adventist Church in Mount Vernon, Washington