I am the Door

Feb 18, 2024   Elisha Freeman — Our passage of Scripture this morning contains one of the more memorable statements made by Jesus concerning life. Jesus came to give abundant life to all who would submit their lives to Him. How is this abundant life accessed? This morning Jesus, in his third ‘I am’ statement, will answer this for us.

Who is Jesus? I am the Bread of Life

Feb 04, 2024  Elisha Freeman — As we move into the month of February, we launch into a  a new sermon series entitled “I am”. This series starts with the question “Who is Jesus?” and will Jesus to answer this question with seven distinct statements all beginning with the phrase ‘I am’. This morning we being with Jesus’ statement “I am the bread of life’.

Jesus: The Eternal One

Jan 21, 2024  Elisha Freeman — Who is Jesus? A question that had to be answered in Jesus’ day and needs to be answered in our day. Is He just a great moral and ethical teacher, a religious guru who had some good things to say, or is Jesus more? He and the writers of the Gospel’s will answer that Jesus is more; in fact Jesus is God! This morning we are going back to one of these writers and see why these claims were made and how they help us answer our question.

Our God has Remembered Us: Christmas 2023

Dec 17, 2023  Elisha Freeman — The birth of Jesus is paramount to the Biblical narrative. If there is no virgin birth, then there is no life, death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. In our text this morning, the Apostle Paul via inspiration of the Holy Spirit, will remind us that the birth of Jesus happened at the right time and was for the right reason.

Living the Word: The Satisfied Soul

Nov 05, 2023 Elisha Freeman — If asked, ‘What is the key to happiness and joy?’ What would your answer be? The Bible lifts up two attitudes for our consideration: thanksgiving and contentment. This morning we are going to examine the attitude of contentment (also known as satisfy in the OT. This attitude is one that God desires us to cultivate and promote in ourselves and in others.

Confident to the End

Oct 29, 2023  Elisha Freeman — Our series from 1 John entitled ‘Confidence’ comes to an end this morning. There are so many circumstances inside and out that, if we allow, can shake our confidence. The Apostle John  knowing this writes several ways for our faith to be empowered to endure all that comes our way and at the end, allows us to meet Jesus with confidence.

Living the Word: Confidence, Sin, & Forgiveness

Sept 17, 2023 Elisha Freeman — Many of us are Christians. In and through faith, we repented of our sin and were baptized to have that sin washed away. Through those responses, God calls us His children. What happens when God’s children sin? What do we think? What do we believe? What do we do? The Apostle John will remind us and encourage us that even when we sin, our Heavenly Father created and maintains the opportunity to be forgiven.