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God Pleasers

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Eddie Chapman was a British citizen in the early 1900s. He lived a life of low-level crime. During one of his stints in prison, he met two ...


You’ll know who you’re serving by whom you’re seeking to please.


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The Surprise God's Mercy

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Imagine that you wake up at 2:00 in the morning, and you think to yourself, Is my life really pleasing to God? What would help you determine ...


There's something that pleases God's heart even more than sacrifice: showing mercy to the messy.


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The True Vine

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Summer is here, and many of us have planted gardens. Why do we plant a garden? For the yield of produce, the production of fruit. Why does ...


There's only one way to please God and produce fruit—to stay connected to Jesus, the true vine.


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A New Philadelphia

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There is something in a name. My name is Mike. Actually, Michael's not my first name; my first name is Jerry. I'm Jerry Michael Breaux. On ...



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The Whats and the Why of Worship

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What does God want? What would please him? Did you ever ask those questions about worship? If I only knew, I would do it. If I only knew what ...



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Hallelujah Chorus

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I've heard before that if you want to get along with people, you ought to avoid discussing politics and religion. But a list of taboo topics ...


The picture of true worship in Psalm 150


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Why Are You Angry?

Text: Genesis 4:1-12
Topic: How to overcome anger.

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Here's a great sermon from one of our featured preachers, David Anderson, that is sure ...


We need to understand what causes our anger and how we can overcome it.


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God's Green Earth

Introductory remarks from Steve Mathewson:

This sermon definitely resonated with my listeners! Many of them had already been practicing environmental stewardship ...


We represent and glorify God by taking good care of his creation.


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Painting by Numbers

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If you've read or heard a sermon by Peter Hiett, chances are you've not forgotten it. Consider "Redneck Christmas"—a featured sermon ...


The Old Testament Law gives us a paint-by-numbers approach to life, but Christ's mercy enables us to live a life of beautiful faith.


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A New Name for Philadelphia

Text: Revelation 3:7–13
Topic: We have a new name, and we're going to live in a new city that cannot be shaken.

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Like Dave Stone of Southeast ...


God opens doors and provides what we need so we can live in his will and be known by his name.


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Don't Just Do Something, Sit There

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Have you ever wondered how Jesus spent his evenings and his nights? Some of his disciples came to him early on to ask about the fringe benefits ...


Spending time with God is more important than getting many things done or doing all things well.


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Choosing What Is Best
Choosing What Is Best

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There were about 20 of us: the engaged couple, their parents, the bridesmaids and groomsmen who were going to be in the wedding the next day, ...


Increasing discernment by growing in love


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God Remembers

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In the 1960s Jim "Wrong Way" Marshall was a member of the "Purple People Eaters," the fearsome defensive unit of the Minnesota Vikings football ...


Without the redemptive memory of God, we are nothing.


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Costly, Messy, Beautiful Obedience

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The key word in the title of this message is "obedience." When I did a Google search on obedience, the most popular sites fell into two categories: ...


Finding favor in the eyes of the Lord


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What God Wants from You More Than Anything Else
What God Wants from You More Than Anything Else

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What does God want from you? What does he expect? Do you know?

That's a question that every person has to answer. Because if there is a God—and ...


To love God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength, say "yes" to him.


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Seeing Life God's Way

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Not too long ago, a friend of mine was at the doctor's office for his annual checkup. As part of the exam, the doctor looked in his eyes. ...


If we want to be a Christ-follower, we have to see life as he sees it and live life as he lived it.


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A Personal Relationship

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I want to share with you something that had a decisive impact on my life; it was a turning point for me. And ever since, it's been an anchor ...


Our relationship with God validates everything else.


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Expressions of Worship Part 2

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As we continue our series on biblical worship that I’ve entitled, “A Summer of Praise,” I want to remind you that last week, I shared a message ...


Worship is not a passive experience; it demands our whole self.


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Joy: A Time to Dance

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Series Subject: How to express and manage emotions rightly

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Learning to rejoice in the past, present, and future


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Abandonment: When You Feel Alone

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Series Subject: How to express and manage emotions rightly

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Finding strength when we feel forsaken


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Fear: When You're Scared Senseless

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Finding peace when we are afraid


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Gratitude: More than just an attitude

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How to be thankful for all things at any place and at any time


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Anger: When Your Back Is against the Wall

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Our anger is dangerous but doesn't have to be destructive


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Contentment: When Your Soul Is at Rest

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Finding serenity regardless of the circumstances


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Depression: When Darkness Is Your Closest Friend

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How to live victoriously when just living is hard


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Disappointment: When Your Dreams Die

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How to handle the pain of what might have been


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Uncertainty: When You're Not Sure of Your Next Move

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Series Subject: How to express and manage emotions rightly

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How to make right and wise decisions when the path ahead is unclear


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Restlessness: When You Still Haven't Found What You're Looking For

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Series Subject: How to express and manage emotions rightly

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The cause of and cure for our incessant inner hunger


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Outrage: When Your Heart Is Filled with Revenge

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Series Subject: How to express and manage emotions rightly

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Finding room for forgiveness when you want to fight back


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Seasons of the Soul

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How and why to praise God at any place, at any time, and in all ways


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How to Meet with God

Each Sunday millions of people gather together for the purpose of worshipping God. They come to all kinds of churches—big churches, small churches, ...


The most important element in any worship service is the heart of the person attending the service.


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The Heart of Worship

We're in a series called "Soul Survivor." It's about getting through life with your faith intact. In week one we talked about having assurance of your ...


Worship is all about Jesus.


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Loving Jesus

Today we're beginning the final phase of the Gospel of the Matthew. This is the last week of Jesus' life—the passion, the crucifixion, the resurrection. ...


Jesus is worthy of our worship.


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How to Make God Happy

Throughout history, people have tried all kinds of crazy things to make God happy. Many devout people from all religions have tried to get on God's ...


Faith pleases God, and God rewards faith.


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What Does It Take to Please God?

We're in the second week of our series in Colossians called "Against the Tide." Colossians teaches principles for living a Christian life in the midst ...


This is what pleasing God is about—that we love him, even to the extent that it makes a difference in the way we act, in the way we think, and in the way we live.


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Born to Live

Jesus is enjoying the most exhilarating moment of his life. He has just finished being the guest of honor in the Palm Sunday parade. His archenemies, ...


God meets us at our point of vulnerability


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