Serving the Lord with Gladness

Luke 1:6 – Zechariah and Elizabeth Luke 1:38 – Mary Matthew 1, 2 – Joseph – every time God spoke Joseph obeyed swiftly Luke 2 – Simeon & Anna – servants at heart Luke – Shepherds – Wisemen Sermon Text: Psalm 100 – God wants us to be faithful servants but he also wants us […]

What Does it Mean to You to be Part of the Family of God?

Which is the greatest institution of God? The home or the church? The same things that make marriage work, makes the church work. It takes commitment to make a marriage work and to make a church work. Adoption is a wonderful thing, a family reaching out and saying, “we want you to be a part […]

Christmas and the Shepherds

This morning we are going to talk some about the shepherds. We are reading somewhat between the lines, but it appears that they were people who were in touch with God. The life of a shepherd does look attractive at times. There is a lot that we don’t know about these “faithful few” who surround the Christmas story. It doesn’t take a lot of imagination to realize that they must have had a relationship with God before He put them in as a part of the…

A Rebellious Heart Is A Serious Thing

Every two year old has two questions that they are grappling with. If they can’t get these two questions answered in the right manner, they will find that they have a “tough row to hoe.” Can I do what I want to? Do I really have to obey authority? If we as parents have children who are growing up without getting the answers…

Expressing Deep Gratitude to Jesus for His Life Giving Blood

This sermon – Expressing Deep Gratitude to Jesus for His Life Giving Blood – was originally preached 2013.11.03 by Rich Bowman. How do we express our gratitude to Jesus? The early church was steadfast Acts 2:42. We want to be reminded this morning of Jesus precious blood and what it has provided us with. Colossians 1:1-22 Paul […]

What Is A New Testament Church? – Rich Bowman

This sermon – What Is A New Testament Church? – was originally preached 2013.08.18 by Rich Bowman. Scriptures used: 2 Corinthians 6, Acts 20:28, Hebrews 13:17, Revelation 2, 1 Corinthians 5, 2 Corinthians 2, Galatians 6:16, Philippians 3, 1 Corinthians 12, Ephesians 4, Acts 16, Acts 26:8. What Is a New Testament Church? A couple thoughts that […]