Category: Sermons

3/17/2019 Mary and John

Witnesses: Mary and John John 19:25-27 Jesus is being crucified outside the walls of Jerusalem. The place is called Calvary or Gogaltha. Mary, in the midst of her heart ache and sorrow looks up to her son while John hold…

3/10/2019 Betrayal, Grace and Repentance

Betrayal, Repentance, and Grace: The Story of Judas Then one of the twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, “What will you give me if I betray him to you?” They paid him thirty…

3/3/2019 How Many Loaves Do You Have?

Sermon: “How Many Loaves Do You Have?” Mark 6:13-21 John 6:1-13 Luke 9:10-17 Matthew 14:13-21  Looking at the context of the miracle of Jesus feeding the 5,000 the world of Jesus, his disciples, and the crowd, was shattered by the…

2/24/2019 Who Touched Me?

The Questions Jesus Asks: Who Touched Me? Mark 5:21-34 Jesus is on His way to see a little girl who is critically ill… when suddenly He is interrupted. As He is moving through a large enthusiastic crowd, a woman who…

2/10/2019 Awake Thou that Sleepest

Revival: Awake Thou That Sleepest” Romans 13:11-12 We’ve been using the term “revival” to describe what the Wesleys were leading—a revival of Christianity in the 18th and 19th century. They themselves often used a different term: they were seeking to…

2/10/2019 Which One Loved Him More?

The Questions Jesus Asked “Which One Will Love Him More?” Luke 7:36-50 Today we are going to look at one of the most awkward questions asked by Jesus. In his interaction with Simon the Pharisee and the woman who interrupted…

2/3/2019 Perfected in Love

Perfected in Love James 2:14-18 Who then is a Methodist? In the words of John Wesley, himself, A Methodist is one who has “the love of God shed abroad in his heart by the Holy Ghost given unto him;” one…

1/27/2019 Pursuing Grace

Revival: Pursuing Grace Scripture: Ephesians 2:8-10 “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God—not the result of works, so that no one may boast. For we…

1/20/2019 A Crisis of Faith

Sermon Reflection Revival: A Crisis in Faith Romans 4:3-5 & 5:1-2 Last week we left Wesley with the desire to be an altogether Christian. He hoped to glorify God in everything he did, to be holy in his thoughts, words…

1/13/2019 A Longing for Holiness

A Longing for Holiness 1st Peter 1:13-16 and James 1:22-27 Society in the 1700’s was polarized. Rationalism had led people to believe they no longer needed God. The rich struggled with materialism and the poor with lack of necessities. Into…