Sermons from July 2019

The Impact of His Resurrection

Christ was risen from the dead as the Firstfruits, the downpayment, the guarantee, of our resurrection. If He did not rise from the dead, then neither will we rise in the order specified.
[Series] Considering the Church in Corinth in the 21st Century (pt. 24)
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 7/28/19
[Scripture Reference] 1 Corinthians 15:12-28
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7zohSIkHXA

The Believer in the Last Days

The Bible provides the believer with guidelines for living in the last days before Christ’s return amid the rampant compromise and apostasy in the church.
[Series] Picture This: Christ‘s Church (pt. 22)
[Speaker] Pastor Matt Costella
[Date] 7/28/19
[Scripture Reference] Various Texts
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1K5qDM1OWc

The Church in the Last Days

The New Testament warns believers that as the age progresses, the church will battle false teaching and false teachers from within and without.
[Series] Picture This: Christ‘s Church (pt. 21)
[Speaker] Pastor Matt Costella
[Date] 7/21/19
[Scripture Reference] Various Texts
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10jph5XeVm0

Biblically Building the Body

The intent of all the gifts, especially the “sign gifts” (“tongues” and “prophesying”) was to “build up” the local body of Christ in communication of divine revelation. With the completion of the canon of Scripture the supernatural sign gifts are not necessary today. Moreover, they are impossible, given the apostles are no longer present today!
[Series] Considering the Church in Cornith in the 21st Century (pt. 22)
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 7/14/19
[Scripture Reference] 1 Corinthians 14:1-40
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZeCOb0KwZ8

The Grace of Giving

What role does money play in the ministry of the church? God’s Word explains that believers should give cheerfully and generously as God enables.
[Series] Picture This: Christ‘s Church (pt. 20)
[Speaker] Pastor Matt Costella
[Date] 7/14/19
[Scripture Reference] Various Texts
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vN-5IDpGJ6o

Ordinances and Offerings

A conclusion of a study of the ordinances of the church and an introduction to a consideration of the grace of giving.
[Series] Picture This: Christ‘s Church (pt. 19)
[Speaker] Pastor Matt Costella
[Date] 7/7/19
[Scripture Reference] Various Texts
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQuIuzTJB_w