The Message of the Cross Revisited

1 Corinthians 15:1-4

23 November 2014

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The Cross and Roles

1 Corinthians 11:2-16

16 November 2014

Description:https://christcovenantc.wordpress.com/2014/11/16/roles-and-realities/

The Cross and Creation

1 Corinthians 8:6; 11:7-9; 15:38-49

9 November 2014

Description:http://christcovenantc.wordpress.com/2014/11/09/creation-re-creation/

The Cross and Food, Drugs and Alcohol

1 Corinthians 8:1-13

2 November 2014

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The Cross and Sex without Marriage

1 Corinthians 6:9-20

26 October 2014

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The Cross and Sex within Marriage

1 Corinthians 7:1-5

19 October 2014

Description:http://christcovenantc.wordpress.com/2014/10/18/sex-within-marriage/

The Message of the Cross

1 Corinthians 1:18-25

12 October 2014

Description:http://christcovenantc.wordpress.com/2014/10/12/wisdom-and-power/

Presbyters and Bishops

Titus 1:5-9

10 August 2014

Description:"straighten out what was left unifinished and appoint presbyters"

Size Matters Not

Haggai 2:1-9

27 July 2014

Description:"Who is left among you who saw this house in its former glory? How do you see it now? Is it not as nothing in your eyes?"

Change Your Mind about Mission

Matthew 28:18-20

20 July 2014

Description:The mission of God is shaped and sustained by Jesus' power, Jesus' program, and Jesus' promise.

Change Your Mind about Doubt

Matthew 28:16-17

13 July 2014

Description:They worshiped but they doubted.

Change Your Mind about Love

Matthew 22:34-40

6 July 2014

Description:The first great command is Love the Lord your God. The second great command is Love your neighbor.

Change Your Mind about Mercy

Matthew 9:9-13

15 June 2014

Description:Go learn what this means: "I desire mercy not sacrifice."

Pentecost: For You and Your Children

Acts 2:38-40

8 June 2014

Description:The promise of the Holy Spirit is for all y'all and your children.

Change Your Mind about Jesus (Redux)

Matthew 7:24-27

1 June 2014

Description:The main difference between a wise man and a foolish man is the foundation upon which they build.

Change Your Mind about Prophets

Matthew 7:15-23

25 May 2014

Description:Watch out for the false prophets who guide you down the broad road that leads to destruction.

Change Your Mind about Judging

Matthew 7:1-5

11 May 2014

Description:Do not judge so that you will not be judged. (Mercy triumphs over judgment.)

Change Your Mind about Anxiety

Matthew 6:24-34

4 May 2014

Description:Everyone is. a seeker. Everyone seeks after God or Mammon.

Change Your Mind about Security

Matthew 6:19-24

27 April 2014

Description:No one can serve God and Money.

Holy Fruit

Easter Sunday - John 20

20 April 2014

Description:Unless a seed falls to the earth and dies it abides by itself alone, but if it dies it bears much fruit.

Holy Tree

Good Friday - John 19

18 April 2014

Description:Unless a seed falls to the earth and dies it abides by itself alone, but if it dies it bears much fruit.

Holy Seed

Palm Sunday - John 12:24

13 April 2014

Description:Unless a seed falls to the earth and dies it abides by itself alone, but if it dies it bears much fruit.

Change Your Mind About Worship

Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18

30 March 2014

Description:Worship the Lord your God and serve him only -- with heart-felt devotion not felt-need deception.

Change Your Mind About Enemies

Matthew 5:38-48

23 March 2014

Description:Jesus did not come to show us loop-holes in God’s Law, but to show us true and better ways to apply it in holy living.

Change Your Mind about Lust

Matthew 5:27-30

16 March 2014

Description:Lust says. ‘What Can you do for me?’ Love says, ‘What can I do for you?’ – Tim Keller

Change Your Mind about Anger

Matthew 5:21-26

9 March 2014

Description:"Let every one be slow to anger for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God."

Change Your Mind about Mission

Matthew 5:11-16

23 February 2014

Description:We are the blessed. We are the salt. We are the light. We are missional witnesses sent on mission to impact the world and influence it for Jesus sake one way or another.

Change Your Mind about Self

Matthew 5:1-10

16 February 2014

Description:The pursuit of true happiness begins and ends with Jesus, not us.

Change Your Mind about Jesus

Matthew 16:15-17; 14:29-31; 28:16-20; 4:17; 7:24-27

9 February 2014

Description:Sermon on the Mount -- Who is Jesus? What did he say? Will you do what he says?Artwork: Jon Hodges / GoogleImages

Missional Communities (4)

Acts 2:40-47

26 January 2014

Description:We are on a mission from God to show and tell the world what we have seen and heard about Jesus Christ. That requires us to intervene and interfere in the lives of people around us with the gospel of grace, for the glory of God, and the good of all people.

Missional Communities (3)

Acts 2:42-47; 4:32-35

19 January 2014

Description:The gospel requires the community of baptized Christians to practice charity, hospitality, unity, and generosity with gospel intentionality.

Missional Communities (2)

1 John 1:9-2:1; James 5:16

12 January 2014

Description:On "Fight Clubs" and our need for confession and repentance.