“The Easter Earthquake”

On April 21, Pastor Jim preaches on Matthew 28:1-10. 1 After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. 2 And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came and rolled back the stone […]

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“The Women at the Cross”

On April 14, Pastor Jim preaches on Matthew 27:45-56. 45 From noon on, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. 46 And about three o’clock Jesus cried with a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” 47 When some of the […]

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“The Ear of Malchus”

On March 31, Pastor Jim preaches on John 18:1-11. 1 After Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with his disciples across the Kidron valley to a place where there was a garden, which he and his disciples entered. 2 Now Judas, who betrayed him, also knew the place, because Jesus often met there […]

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“Mary and Martha”

On March 17, Pastor Jim preaches on Luke 10:38-42. 38 Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. 39 She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to what he was saying. 40 But Martha […]

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“Peter”

On March 10, Pastor Jim preaches on Matthew 16:13-23. 13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, but others Elijah, and still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15 He said to them, […]

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“Transfigured”

On March 3, Pastor Jim preaches on Luke 9:28-36. 28 “Now about eight days after these sayings Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. 29 And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became dazzling white. 30 Suddenly they saw […]

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“The Fear of Growing Old”

On February 24, Pastor Jim preaches on Ecclesiastes 12:1-8. 1 Remember your creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come, and the years draw near when you will say, “I have no pleasure in them”; 2 before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars are darkened […]

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“Fear of Being Alone and Unloved”

On February 10, Pastor Jim preaches on Genesis 2:15-18a. 15 The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep it. 16 And the Lord God commanded the man, “You may freely eat of every tree of the garden; 17 but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil […]

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“Fear of Faces, Fate, and Failure”

On February 3, Pastor Jim preaches on Isaiah 43:1-2. 1 But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are mine. 2 When you pass through the waters, I will be […]

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“The Sky Is Falling”

On January 27, Pastor Jim preaches on Psalm 46. 1 God is our refuge and strength,     a very present help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change,     though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea; 3 though its waters roar and foam,     though the mountains tremble with its […]

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