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The Lost

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In today’s message, Pastor Marty talks about the subject of the lost and shows that there is more to the concept of ministering to the lost than the idea of evangelism. Truely those that are lost are those that were once in the fold, but now are out for one reason or another. In this […]

Singleness of Heart and Mind

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Many try to live by priority lists. However, scripture teaches us that we be single in our focus. It tells is to let our eye be single and have singleness of heart. Listen in as Pastor Marty talks to us about have singleness of heart and mind.

Worship

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In today’s message, Brother Marty discusses the topic of Worship. In Genesis 22, the story of Abraham being called to offer his son Issac as a sacrifice to God is used to illustrate the elements and requirements of true worship. If you have wondered what it means to worship God, then we recommend that you […]

Mary, the Mother of Jesus

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The interactions between Jesus, the man, and his natural family are an interesting study in redemption and consolation. In this sermon, Brother Marty examines the interactions between Jesus and Mary (the mother of Jesus). We see that this relationship appears strained and fractured, especially as Jesus enters his public ministry and becomes a more and […]

In God

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In Psalm 56, the psalmist tells us that he is under attack, but in spite of the difficulties he had put his trust in God.  In this message, Pastor Marty tells us about the things that scripture describes as a being “in God.”

In Christ

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The first and second Thessalonians, Paul introduces the epistle by addressing the saints that are “IN” God and “IN” Christ.  In today’s message, Brother Marty talks about the power of the word “IN”.  Being “IN” something changes things.  The word “IN” may be small, but it changes things.  Pastor Marty talks today about those things […]

A Letter From God

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Many believe that the Bible is written to fallen and unrepentant sinners in an attempt to get them to turn from their sin and be saved.  Pastor Marty challenges this view by demonstrating that the Bible clearly states to whom it is written.  How we view scripture will shape the outcome.  We should be sure […]

The Church – The Pillar and Ground of the Truth

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1st Timothy 3:15 tells us that the church is the pillar and ground of the truth. In this message, Pastor Marty tells us about the structure of the church with regard to the offices of the ministry and deacon along with the membership of the church as well.

10 Principles of Giving

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The Bible has a lot to say about money.  It is no wonder that our church covenants also address the issue of financial support of the church and, therefore, the ministry of the church.  Today’s message focuses on 10 New Testament principles that should guide our New Testament giving.

The Spiritual Obligations of Church Membership

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Most Churches have a collection of founding documents.  Among those documents is usually a Church Covenant.  Within that covenant is contained a description of what that church believes is the Biblical statement of church member’s obligations toward the church and one another.  Those obligations are usually broken down into spiritual and physical obligations.  In today’s […]