Jun 20, 2021 — The Apostle Paul spent roughly two weeks with the Thessalonian church in Acts 17. In that short time he worked hard to share the Gospel and lay a foundation for growth and maturity. To aid him in that, Paul took on the role of a ‘Father’ and treated the Thessalonians as children . This morning we will see three actions, Paul employed to help the Thessalonian Christians in their spiritual journey.
Apr 18, 2021 — Elisha Freeman — We continue our series entitled ‘Faith in Action’ with the core point being that authentic Christian faith is a faith in action. As our faith mature and takes on action it is important to realize that there is a receiving end of our actions and that end is another person. Our faith in action is best realized in our approach to and treatment of other people. This morning we will be reminded that all of this is founded on love.
Mar 14, 2021 — Elisha Freeman — God creates unity in the local church through Jesus. Once unity is created, it becomes the responsibility of the members to maintain that unity. In the final chapters of the Roman letter, the Apostle Paul teaches how we can maintain this unity. We do so with the transformation of our mind and our commitment to love.
Feb 14, 2021 –Elisha Freeman — According to Jesus, love is the greatest command and virtue of them all. However, it is easy for us to lose sight of that. In 1 Corinthians 13, the Apostle Paul goes through a 16 point inspection with the church to show them what godly love is all about and their and our responsibilities to love.
Sept 27, 2020 — Elisha Freeman — The truth is indisputable. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is (Winston Churchill). Ours is an age of skepticism and the contributing factor has been our treatment of truth. This morning we are going to be reminded of who is truth and where we can find it.
Jul 26, 2020 — Elisha Freeman Romans 8 is one of the greatest chapters in the Bible. It speaks of hope in the face of suffering and groaning. However, what happens when hope comes under attack? To where do we turn to strengthen the hope we have in Jesus? We seek to answer this in the lesson this morning.
Apr 26, 2020 – Elisha Freeman – Soon after the Civil War ended, Abraham Lincoln was once asked how he would treat the “rebellious” southerners. Lincoln responded, “I will treat them as if they never left.” Our lesson today focuses on the treatment of Jesus to sinners. How and why does He treat them the way He does? The story of Luke 15:11-32 is the answer to our question.