Sermons from 2018

O Come, Immanuel

The Virgin Birth of our Lord is not simply sustainable, based on this text, but firmly established. Some 700 years before the Lord’s Birth, Isaiah proclaimed how God would bring it about as a sign to David’s line that He would never forsake His promises!
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 12/16/18
[Scripture Reference] Isaiah 7:14
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_M7LXUoE5A

The Light Has Come

The Great Light prophesied in the Old Testament has come in the Person of Jesus Christ. If we have received the Light, we can now see!
[Speaker] Pastor Matt Costella
[Date] 12/16/18
[Scripture Reference] Isaiah 9:1-2
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jA_xCP5b4YA

Why Do We Believe in the Virgin Birth?

The Virgin Birth of our Lord Jesus Christ is a core doctrine of Christianity. It stands as an undeniable truth for believers now as it has throughout history.
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 12/9/18
[Scripture Reference] Matt. 1:23; Luke 1:27
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hM4N7NFpSU

Credentials of the Christ: Why They Matter

From Gen. 3:15 through Gen.12:1-3, and continuing through the OT text, God promised a Redeemer from sin. There was only one who met those credentials, Jesus of Nazareth (Matt. 1:16-23).
[Series] None
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 12/2/18
[Scripture Reference] Gen. 3:15; 49:8-12
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6UNmZ-V2V4

Comforting Words of Israel‘s Hope: Christ‘s Resurrection

The last chapter of Mark’s Gospel contributes 3 very important truths to His account of Christ’s life: it verifies the resurrection, it provides further information on the Great Commission, and establishes apostolic authority and credentials.
[Series] The Gospel of Mark (pt. 24)
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 11/25/18
[Scripture Reference] Mark 16:1-20
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsDz_stRmXQ

The Determined Destination: The Cross

After enduring illegal and unjust trials, Christ is placed on a cross, bearing the sin of the world, subsequently dying to pay the penalty for sin. Being dead He is placed in a tomb, as witnessed by numerous people.
[Series] The Gospel of Mark (pt. 23)
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 11/18/18
[Scripture Reference] Mark 15:1-47
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u12hZw40vqU

Giving Thanks Always

The gratitude and appreciation believers in Christ have must continually be within us and externally flowing from us
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 11/18/18
[Scripture Reference] Psalm 105:1; 107:1
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vx6WkCWbzXw

God Hates Pride

Pride is the root of all sin and the first in God’s list of things that are an abomination to Him.
[Series] Seven Things God Hates (pt 2)
[Speaker] Pastor Matt Costella
[Date] 11/11/18
[Scripture Reference] Proverbs 6:16-17
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXtLq7v5QLQ

A Discourse from Olivet (pt 2)

Jesus’ teaching concerning the final 3 1/2 years of the future Tribulation, also known as the Time of Jacob’s trouble, or the Great Tribulation.
[Series] The Gospel of Mark (pt. 18)
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 11/4/18
[Scripture Reference] Mark 13:14-37
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvEg4bJkFfo

Hate Speech in the Bible

Solomon provides a list of seven things God hates, and those who love God and others would do well to hate these same things.
[Series] Seven Things God Hates (pt 1)
[Speaker] Pastor Matt Costella
[Date] 11/4/18
[Scripture Reference] Proverbs 6:12-19
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvwNw3qU6zM

A Discourse from Olivet

scripture reference -Mark 13:1-13
In response to two questions, Christ outlines what the future will be for Israel after His death and resurrection, until His return.
[Series] The Gospel of Mark (pt. 18)
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 10/28/18
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DJ8vcpSzM0

The Precise Nature of God‘s Prophecy

God’s messenger reveals important future information to Daniel, and just as some has already been literally fulfilled, the remaining prophecies will also literally be fulfilled just as God has promised.
[Series] Daniel: Who‘s Really In Control? (pt. 16)
[Speaker] Pastor Matt Costella
[Date] 10/21/18
[Scripture Reference] Daniel 11:1-12:12
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81kti_1kUr0

How Firm a Foundation

Following the Triumphal Entry, over the next two days, the Lord takes possession of the Temple and exercises His Messianic authority as He never had up to that point in His ministry.
[Series] The Gospel of Mark (Part 17)
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 10/7/18
[Scripture Reference] Mark 11:12-33
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peR-3qAt2x0

Finding Faithful Followers

The need of churches which embrace and proclaim the Gospel of Grace is the only remedy to the desperate situation faced by this present age in which we live.
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 10/7/18
[Scripture Reference] Romans 1:18-32;
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKgWAMYwCB8

A Look Behind the Scenes

God allows Daniel to look behind the veil of the visible world and become aware of the spiritual battles going on behind the scenes
[Series] Daniel: Who‘s Really In Control? (pt. 15)
[Speaker] Pastor Matt Costella
[Date] 9/23/18
[Scripture Reference] Daniel 10:1-21
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAyaoC7NnL0

Instructing, Serving, and Giving

Along the way during the final journey to Jerusalem, Jesus takes the opportunities to give further instruction on a number of issues like marriage and divorce, trusting in one’s wealth and religious observances to gain eternal life, and humility, while reemphasizing the time of His crucifixion is approaching.
[Series] The Gospel of Mark (pt. 15)
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 9/23/18
[Scripture Reference] Mark 10:1-52
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z50NfGUHXgI

Three Crucial Warnings

The Lord teaches His own disciples the priority of humility & the reality of eternal hell fire
[Series] The Gospel of Mark (pt. 14)
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 9/16/18
[Scripture Reference] Mark 9:33-50
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaPYqNUmDjE

A Rock Amid the Raging Sea

Throughout his life, Daniel remained steadfast in faith and character despite the circumstances in which he found himself.
[Series] Daniel: Who‘s Really in Control? (pt. 14)
[Speaker] Pastor Matt Costella
[Date] 9/16/18
[Scripture Reference] Daniel 6:1-28
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OmT6ddCdYM

God‘s Timetable for Israel

Daniel receives God’s 490-year plan for Israel–from their return to Jerusalem to the literal rule of the Messiah on earth.
[Series] Daniel: Who‘s Really In Control? (Part 13)
[Speaker] Pastor Matt Costella
[Date] 9/9/18
[Scripture Reference] Daniel 9:20-27
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6krfw3kUz6g