Timely Tips for Triumph in Troubled Times

Text: Philippians 4:1-9 – We live life filled with worry, concern, dread, anxiety. The news we watch, the music we listen to, the people we associate with can often feed these negative emotions. We long for a peaceful life. In this message, Pastor Russ uses Paul’s list of virtuous things (v.8) to remind us that […]

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Look To Christ And Be Saved!

Text: Isaiah 45:21-22; Matthew 11:27-30 – The conversion of Charles Spurgeon reminds us that we can be busy DOING a lot of good things like going to church, reading our Bibles, serving in ministry, but none of these things really proves we have a saving relationship with Christ. In this message, Pastor Russ uses the […]

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Revelation – The Last Chapter – Come!

Text: Daniel 12; Revelation 22 – In this last message in our Revelation series, Pastor Russ takes us through the last chapter in this amazing book and reminds us of the invitation Jesus extends to all: “Come!” We live in a culture that promotes money, power, prestige as the insurance policy for a secure future. […]

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In What Do You Place Your Hope?

Text: Psalm 121; Revelation 22:8,9 – Our culture that is fixated on the individual and looks to science and nature for its salvation, the Bible presents a much different perspective. The Psalmist asks the question, “From where does our help come from?” He answers correctly: “My help comes from the Lord who made heaven and […]

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Grow; Know: GO!

Text: Hebrews 5:11-6:3  – On this special Sunday, Grace Church commissioned a number of individuals who were launching out to serve in several different ministry contexts.  Some where going out on mission trips, others serving at family camps. One of our staff members was also moving on to serve as lead pastor at another church. […]

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Amazing Dads!

On this Father’s Day, Pastor Adi reminds us about some of the Biblical principles associated with being dads. We learn how to be amazing dads by imitating the greatest Father of all, our heavenly Father. As dads, we can also learn from the example of others. Note: during our sanctuary renovations, the quality of the […]

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Text:  Revelation 21: 1-27 – The New Jerusalem is described in spectacular detail in our text. It’s perfection is described through the imagery of its symmetrical dimensions. It’s value is communicated through the description of its jeweled foundations and gates and its golden walls and streets. It’s integrity is supported through its foundations and gates […]

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What Eternal Future Are You Living For?

Text: Revelation 21:1-8 – As we near the end of our Revelation series, Pastor Russ challenges us to visualize what eternity will be like based on the description we find in Revelation 21. Scripture repeatedly teaches us not to focus on present earthly things but rather, to “set our minds on things above” Col.3:1-5. God […]

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Text: Romans 8:28-39; Revelation 20 – As we continue in the book of Revelation, Chapter 20 highlights a period of eschatology called The Millennium. During this time, Satan is prevented from influence and Christ reigns on earth. Following this period of time, Christ will judge the nations one last time and everyone whose name is […]

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Are You Ready for God’s Deadline?

Text:  Matthew 25:1-13; Revelation 19 – We all face deadlines in life. They motivate us to action. Unfortunately, as Christians, we often miss the fact that there is a God given deadline for us as well – Christ’s return. The question is, will we be ready? Salvation is a free gift of God’s grace – […]

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