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.

Jesus and His Cross

Apr 02, 2023 Elisha Freeman — Throughout the years, there have been stories of great rescue stories; from minors in Chile to ‘Baby Jessica’. Each story containing elements of tragedy of an accident to the triumph of a great rescue. Did you know that the Bible contains the world’s greatest rescue story? This morning we will cover Romans 3:21-31, breakdown, and be reminded how Jesus went to the cross and offers rescue from sin and death to the whole world.

A Crossed Shaped People: Sacrifice

Mar 13, 2022  Elisha Freeman — Oswald Chambers once said ‘All heaven is interested in the cross, all hell is terribly afraid of it, while men are the only beings who more or less ignore its meaning.’ We continue with our series that focus’ on the disciples of Jesus who are committed to following Him. If we are going to follow Jesus then a cross is the path. How can we become a cross shaped people? This morning we will explore this question and have Jesus’ answer challenge us.

What kind of King?

Dec 05, 2021 — Elisha Freeman  The wise men travel to Jerusalem searching for the ‘king of the Jews’. This description is powerful picture of the role of Jesus prior to His birth, at His birth, and for the rest of time. This description also begs the question, what kind of King is Jesus? This morning we will seek to answer this question and how we can follow in His footsteps.

 

Rise & Build: Setting the Altar in Place

Jul 18, 2021 — Elisha Freeman — In Ezra 3, As God’s people gather in a specific place and a specific time, their specific purpose is revealed; to rebuild the national altar and restart the the daily sacrifices. This action, despite much opposition, reveals the spiritual priorities of the people and the importance of sacrifice in Judaism. This morning we will examine these examples to gain the same insights and how they will help us as a local congregation to rise and build.