31 Kings

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Treasuring The Kingdom [AUDIO]

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This is the fifth message in our series on “The Kingdom“. I explore the biblical plausibility of Jesus returning soon and the impact that thought has on whether we truly treasure the kingdom.

“You won’t seek what you don’t treasure.”

“You won’t seek first what you don’t treasure the most.”

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Repentance And The Kingdom [AUDIO]

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This is the fourth message in our series on “The Kingdom“. I talk about repentance and the difference between godly sorrow and worldly sorrow.

“Repentance is a change of government; from “King me” to King Jesus.”

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Saved By Shiny New Gadgets

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We live in a broken, fallen world. It’s all around us and within us. Deep down, everyone desires to be saved from the effects of it and our own contribution to those effects.

We don’t like the pain, sadness, shame, heartache, boredom, disappointment, loneliness, and loss we feel, so we look for a way out, something to save us.

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The Priority Of The Kingdom [AUDIO]

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This is the third message in our series on “The Kingdom“.

I talk about how the Kingdom needs to be sought first, precisely because the king says it does.

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We Decided To Be Comfortable

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A long time ago, God sent his son to our world.

The creator became the created.

God became a human.

He traded the comfort of his world for the inconvenience of ours.

He came down. He moved in. He put on our flesh.

Then he subjected himself to rejection and a brutal murder so that we could have a way to be saved, rescued, adopted, restored, healed, and washed clean.

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The King Of The Kingdom [AUDIO]

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This is the second message in our series on “The Kingdom“.

I take a look at what it means for God to be King.

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How The Church Advances The Kingdom [AUDIO]

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I started a new series on “The Kingdom“. This is the first message in that series.

After spending time in my hometown with longtime friends and family, I thought a lot about what is required to advance God’s Kingdom in a significant cohesive way as a church. I found three things that I believe are indispensable for the task.

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I Don’t Have Grace For That

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Have you ever heard a Christian say that they don’t have grace for something?

Christians often make the statement, but is it true?

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3 Manifestations Of Pride [AUDIO]

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This week’s message wraps up a three part series on Pride & Humility.

I talk about three different things, that when neglected, can point to a root of pride in our lives.

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Humility [AUDIO]

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This week’s message was a follow up to last week’s message. Where last week dealt more with pride, this week deals more with humility.

Humility is letting go of what defines you apart from Christ.

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