"love" Tagged Sermons

A Word for Jesus

We worship first and foremost by hungering and thirsting after God above all things. And we allow God to serve us, and to breath Himself into the deepest recesses of our hearts. Thus, “in true worship, we experience the presence of God, and it changes us, it shakes us to our core — the foundation of…

Growing in Grace

The Bible calls us to Love. Love God and Love Others. At Mount Vernon Seventh-day Adventist church we have chosen to make this declaration our mission. But How? How do we grow in Christ to the place that we can authentically Love others?  Peter challenges us to Grow in GRACE. (2 Pt 3:18) How? Through…

Lessons from the Life of Peter

2 Peter 3:10-11 challenges us to consider the time in which we are living and acknowledge that this earthly life will soon pass away. In awareness of this reality the question is postulated by Peter, “What type of lives should we be living?”  Good question.  Does Peter have any experience with this transformative question? Did…

Indiscriminate

This sermon is about the indiscriminate love of God that we can see through the story of the prophet Jonah. Scripture: Jonah 1:1-5, 1:17, 3:1-6, 4:1-10 “Indiscriminate” preached by John Aitken III on February 13th, 2021 at the Mount Vernon Seventh-day Adventist Church in Mount Vernon, Washington

The Sanctuary – Part 3 – Is Love Enough? – Atonement in the Sanctuary

In the history of the Christian church the doctrine of the atonement has developed along two distinct lines, designated by the words “subjective” and “objective”.  Often these two aspects seem to be at odds with one another.  The subjective aspect affirms that the atonement exercises primarily a moral influence on man, for the sinners benefit.  Those…

The Sign of Jonah

Do you like a good story? We all love great stories. The Bible is many things. It is foremost the story of redemption. It is an Epic description of a world lost, A Hero steps in to redeem, and the lost is restored. A classic drama of deliverance. In the midst of this drama you and…

HOPE!

An alarming new trend has developed as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve—mental health hotlines of all kinds are reporting a dramatic spike in calls. A recent article in The Washington Post reported a federal emergency hotline for people in emotional distress registered a more than 1,000 percent increase in April compared with the same time last…

Recombobulate

In a world that is spinning out of control. In a world experiencing the birth pangs associated with the soon return of Jesus, many seem to get all discombobulated and twisted out of sorts with fear and anxiety. In Matthew 24 and 25, Jesus, in speaking to his disciples, challenges them the WATCH. This in…

Strength Based Church

Ever wonder WHY God would use you to share the Good News? Ever wonder what your gifts are? As we look at scripture we see that God takes us where we are and develops us into His disciples. He starts with our strengths and then add to them other gifts in order to build up…