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.

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.

In the Meantime: Making the Most of Opportunities

Dec 03, 2023 Elisha Freeman — The Bible teaches that life right now is in between two major events, the birth of Jesus (that has already happened) and the return of Jesus. So while we wait for His return, what are we to be doing? This morning we will look at 3 parables Jesus tells in succession to help us realize the importance of seeing and acting on opportunities while we wait in the meantime.

Thankful in All Circumstances

Nov 19, 2023  Elisha Freeman — Thanksgiving is a great time of year as we gather with family to celebrate each other and give thanks to God. However, many of us can struggle to have a heart of gratitude due to circumstances. When this struggle for gratitude appears, what can be said, done, and remembered that will help us have thankfulness for who is with us and for what we have? We will explore these questions this morning.

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.