Sermons from April 2019

Shepherding the Sheep

A consideration of the elder’s role and responsibilities as an undershepherd of God’s flock.
[Series] Picture This: Christ‘s Church (pt. 11)
[Speaker] Pastor Matt Costella
[Date] 4/28/19
[Scripture Reference] Various Texts
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H__sKYOxGtk

Don‘t Be Offensive

Instruction is given regarding those who are strong in the faith (mature), on how to treat those who are weak in the faith, preferentially and respectfully.
[Series] Considering the Church in Corinth in the 21st Century (pt. 12)
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 4/28/19
[Scripture Reference] 1 Corinthians 8:1-13
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pyCZ5FhuZo

Christ- Firstfruits of the Resurrection

Christ’s death is most often addressed as the essential component of the Gospel message. However, equally imperative is His bodily resurrection. Without the Resurrection of our Lord, we do not have the Gospel! The Gospel is both the Death of Christ as payment of our sins, and His Resurrection, proof positive that payment was accepted!
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 4/21/19
[Scripture Reference] 1 Corinthian 15:1-4, 12-24; Romans 1:1-4
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aE8QgSDK84o

Local Church Leadership

God’s Word describes the role and function of the leadership of the local church.
[Series] Picture This: Christ‘s Church (pt. 10)
[Speaker] Pastor Matt Costella
[Date] 4/14/19
[Scripture Reference] Various Texts
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaTrofEoMn4

Ministering with a Biblical Sense of Urgency

Paul’s counsel, during a specific time of distress, is for those who desire to serve the Lord to put off marriage, temporarily, as the “time is short,” and the task is difficult enough without additional temporal concerns of a spouse and family.
[Series] Considering the Church in Corinth in the 21st Century (pt. 12)
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 4/14/19
[Scripture Reference] 1 Corinthians 7:25-40
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGcOE1v1pRE

Marriage Matters

The importance and permanence of the marriage relationship a matter to be considered and taken very seriously, in such a cavalier and decadent society.
[Series] Considering the Church in Corinth in the 21st Century (pt 11)
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 4/7/19
[Scripture Reference] 1 Corinthians 7:1-24
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ki0yDwvcVLk

Called To Be Holy

A conclusion of the various means by which the body of Christ can glorify God through the ministry of the Word of God.
[Series] Picture This: Christ‘s Church (pt 9)
[Speaker] Pastor Matt Costella
[Date] 4/7/19
[Scripture Reference] Various Texts
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJa0nvX6uwc