This Cup is the New Covenant in My Blood

Text: Matthew 26:17-30 – Our modern culture often cringes at all the references to blood in the Bible.  Yet, Christianity is a “blood based faith”.  In the Old Testament, blood sacrifices were required to “atone” for (cover up) the sins of the nation of Israel.  But these sacrifices were limited – they had to be […]

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A Man After God’s Own Heart

Text: Deuteronomy 17:14-20 – What does it mean to be a “man after God’s own heart?”  This is how the Bible describes King David.  Yet we know David failed in many ways, most notably in his affair with Bathsheba and subsequent murder of her husband Uriah.  In this message Pastor Adi teaches us why David […]

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Text:  Exodus 2:1-15; Hebrews 11:23-26 – Life is filled with tough decisions we need to make – life-changing decisions. Whether it is marriage, a career change, a major move – we all face important decisions.  Moses made a life-changing decision when he gave up the power and prestige associated with the palace of Pharaoh to […]

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Abraham: Lessons From A Journey of Faith

Text: Genesis 12:1-3 – When God called Abraham to leave his country, community and relatives to go to a completely unknown place, he began a long journey of faith.  Along the way, God taught Abraham many things about a life of faith.  Pastor Adi shares four faith lessons from Abraham’s journey that we can learn […]

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Text: Psalm 51 – When David was confronted by Nathan the prophet concerning his adultery with Bathsheba and subsequent murder of her husband (2 Samuel 11,12), he gave no excuses. He didn’t shift blame. He didn’t justify his behaviour. He OWNED HIS SIN. We see this so clearly in Psalm 51. In this message, Pastor […]

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Sanctification – Living Counter-Culture

Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 – Being a true follower of Christ is not defined by how often we go to church, or how many times we pray or read our Bible every day, or how good a person we are.  A true follower of Christ is a person who acknowledges they are a sinner and […]

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Eli: A Father’s Day Lesson

Text: 1 Samuel 3 – There are many men in the Old Testament that we can learn from by their example as fathers to their children – both good and not so good examples.  Eli was not such a good example because he sat back and watched his sons do wicked things.  They were selfish, […]

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Lessons About Finishing Well

Text:  Numbers 20 – This chapter has been called “the saddest chapter in the Old Testament.” It opens with Miriam dying.  It ends with Aaron dying. In between, Moses acts foolishly out of frustration and disobeys God by striking the rock to bring forth water for the people. As a result, God denied him access to […]

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A Final “To Do” List

Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:12-24 – Paul concludes his letter to the Thessalonian believers with a long list of final instructions.  In these instructions we find two warnings and 15 commands (imperatives).  Pastor Russ takes us through the list with practical applications we can all learn from.

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