Grace and peace be yours today and always, in the boundless compassion of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This worship service relies heavily on Scripture to speak words of peace and tenderness to us in worship. Instead of music, I invite you to respond to these words with healthy pauses of silence. If worshiping […]
May the risen Lord Jesus be with you as you worship together with us.
This sermon, the 19th in the series Revelation: A Vision of Christ, was preached on November 10, 2019. This sermon looks at Revelation 21:1-8. What is our hope for the end of all things? “End,” meaning not just the final destination, but the greater destiny, the God-intended purpose, for all things? To understand, we should […]
This sermon, preached on Sunday, September 15, is part of the series “Revelation: a Vision of Christ.” The first six of the seven seals are opened in Revelation 6. The sealed are marked as God’s own and worship Him in Revelation 7. Pastor Cody also read from sections of Romans 8:18ff. Q. When you hear […]
This sermon, preached on Sunday, September 15, is part of the series “Revelation: a Vision of Christ.” The throne room vision continues in Revelation 5. Q. How often do you pray a lament, like, “How long, O Lord?” (Psalm 13) When you heart is broken by personal tragedy or the hurts of the world or […]
This sermon was preached on Sunday, August 25, as part of the sermon series “Revelation: A Vision of Christ.” This sermon is on Christ’s letter to the church in Laodicea, found in Revelation 3:14-22, although it also summarizes all of the seven letters to the churches in ancient Turkey. Q. Would you say that you […]
Jesus’ critical letter to the church in Sardis is recorded in Revelation 3:1-6. If this letter seems harsh, that Jesus would declare a church dead, remember the truth of the gospel: God in Christ found us when we were dead in our sins, and He made us alive with Christ, all because of His great […]
This is the third sermon in our sermon series through Revelation, and the first in a miniseries through Revelation 2-3, looking at the 7 Letters to the 7 Churches. The Letter to the Church in Ephesus can be read in Revelation 2:1-7. Q. Have you seen or found Jesus to be among His churches? Is […]