SERMON SERIES

February 17 – March 25, 2018

DEFINING MOMENTS: Living in the Present Tense (Part 6 of 6)

DEFINING MOMENTS: Living in the Present Tense (Part 6 of 6)

March 25, 2018

Jesus’ triumphant procession amid the cheering crowds was a foretaste of the fulfillment of Philippians 2, when “every knee will bow” to give God the glory due Him. Jesus was able to accept their praises, even though He knew of His impending death on the cross. We are to follow His example and live in the now, giving God the glory He deserves today in spite of what may lie ahead in the future.

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DEFINING MOMENTS: Facing Life’s Most Difficult Challenge (Part 5 of 6)

March 18, 2018

The Christian life brings inevitable challenges which our human nature causes us to trey and escape or avoid. If we are honest, we must admit that there is one person standing in the way of the life God has planned for us…ourselves! Jesus calls us to carry our cross and follow His example of suffering. In Christ, we can meet life’s challenges with courage and victory, dying to self by experiencing His resurrection power.

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DEFINING MOMENTS: Courageous Leadership (Part 3 of 6)

March 4, 2018

When Jesus drove the money-changers from the temple, His goal was to make things right, not make Himself popular. In fact, according t0 Mark’s account, Jesus’ actions caused the religious leaders to begin plotting His death. When God calls out to us to lead, He supplies the courage we need to share the Gospel with a world that is hostile to it.

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DEFINING MOMENTS: No Short Cuts (Part 1 of 6)

February 18, 2018

The Christian life is characterized by following Jesus along “the narrow road” (Matthew 7:14). It is the right way, but not always the easy way. The world teaches us to take the “path of least resistance,” However, if we try to take short cuts, we can short-change ourselves and miss out on God’s perfect plan for our lives.