Text: Colossians 1:24-29 What does a life steered by the magnificence and love of Jesus look like? In this sermon, we’ll look at how suffering in the life of Paul proved to be a massive benefit to his friends I the Colossian church.
Text: Colossians: 1:15-23 In this sermon, we look at the next two relationships Paul outlines in this passage to answer the question, “Why is Jesus Better?” During our time together, we’ll look at Jesus’ relationship to creation, and his relationship to us.
Text: Colossians 1:15-23 In this sermon, we begin to explore the question behind the title of this series: Why is Jesus better? Today, we’ll look at the first of three relationships in this text to answer that question. First up, Jesus’ relationship to God.
In this sermon, guest speaker Eric Haug combines his passion for the gospel with his decades of experience as an educator to provide us with a practical framework for applying the truths of the good news in our everyday lives.
How can our generosity be a weapon in God’s hands to spread the gospel in our neighborhoods and towns? That’s what we’ll explore in Acts 3:32-37, as Kendal Haug discusses True Generosity.
Reading: Colossians 1:1-2 The young church in Colossae was being harassed by a group of false teachers whose basic message was, “Jesus isn’t enough to give you the relationship with God you need.” In response, Paul shows the Colossians that he was bringing a different message, one based on a different authority, and one that reminded [...]
Reading: Colossians 1 No book in the New Testament tells us more about Jesus’ identity, mission and accomplishments than the book of Colossians, four densely-packed chapters right in the middle of the New Testament. This sermon answers questions surrounding the Colossian church, and why Paul felt the necessity to write them from a Roman prison [...]
Reading: Matthew 6:20-21; 1 Tim. 5:8, 6:6-10, 17-19; 2 Corinthians 8:1-9 Money—everybody from Pink Floyd to the Notorious B.I.G. to Donna Summer sang about it. But, interestingly, nobody wants to talk about it…it’s too personal, too revealing. That’s a shame, because few things are as integral to our daily lives. So, what does Scripture say about [...]
Reading: Acts 1:1-8, 2:1-11 At his ascension, Jesus wasn’t bailing out on his disciples; he was giving them marching orders: sending them to tell others the good news of his death and resurrection for people like us. But there’s more: he was preparing to send them the Holy Spirit, upon whom their success would depend.
Reading: Acts 1:1-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 A lot of us think about the ascension of Jesus to heaven after his resurrection as an end- credit movie scene: a nice flourish to what we just saw happen, but nothing significant in and of itself. But nothing could be further from the truth. In the ascension, Jesus was showing [...]