Sermon of May 24, 2015–“Consumed”

Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 2 When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. 2And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting.3Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a tongue…

Sermon of March 8, 2015–“What’s in your Wallet?”

Romans 12:1-2 I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what…

Upcoming Events at Emmanuel Church–Weekly Update

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church,  This Sunday, August 31st is our weekly worship.  The message will be based on Romans 12:9-21 and contains some really tough teaching from the Apostle Paul.  He writes in Romans 12:14: “Bless those who persecute you; Bless and do not curse them.”   Therefore, the title of the sermon is…

Sermon of January 20th, 2013–“Spiritual Struggles”

1 Corinthians 12:1-11 12Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed. 2You know that when you were pagans, you were enticed and led astray to idols that could not speak. 3Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking by the Spirit of God ever says “Let Jesus be…

Sermon of October 16th–“Echo”

This morning’s sermon was a pretty straightforward exegesis of 1 Thessalonians 1:1-8. At the end of the sermon, I got a little more free with the material. See if you can hear when it starts to go in a different direction: Echo “I, Paul, together here with Silas and Timothy, send greetings to the church…

Sermon of October 2, 2011–“What Have You Lost?”

Paul starts sharing a few personal stories, and then moves into a great theological statement of praise. Unintentionally, I followed the first half of Paul’s formula (autobiography) pretty closely. How well I managed to finish with a great theme of praising God, well, you’ll have to judge for yourself. The sermon is here: What Have…