Sermons from July 2018

Sermons from July 2018

Know God

Pastor Donna Schultz continues the sermon series on 1 John: The Inside Story with “Know God”: Jesus walked in love wherever He went. Walking in the light is walking in love; walking in the darkness is walking in hate. Whatever you do in your spiritual life can be brought greater light or greater understanding if you make the choice to walk in love. How you treat one…

Lord of the Sabbath

Pastor Jeff Knott continues the sermon series “God Wants Us to Have a Sabbath Heart” with “Lord of the Sabbath”: Sabbath gives us permission to stop regularly. We get to choose that our lives would be restored, we get to choose space for us to have life again. That’s really good news in a 24/7, more is better, life depends on me, kind of world. What Sabbath does is…

Twin Passages

Pastor Jeff Knott continues the sermon series on “God Wants Us to Have a Sabbath Heart” with “Twin Passages”: In the book of Exodus, Sabbath is grounded in God’s activity of creation, but in Deuteronomy Sabbath is grounded in God’s action of liberation from Egypt. There are two different foundations for the Sabbath commandment: Sabbath based on Creation and Sabbath based…

Sabbath Heart

Pastor Jeff Knott begins a new series “God Wants Us to Have a Sabbath Heart” with “Sabbath Heart”: We have a contemporary beatitude “Blessed are the busy.” It’s part of the illusion that we can do it all. There’s a cost to busyness. Pastor Mark Buchanan says, “Busyness makes us stop caring about the things we care about.” When we’re busy, something or someone gets missed.…