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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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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Easter – An Inconvenient Truth

Text: 1 Corinthians 15: 1-24 – The empty tomb is the most defining moment in all of history. The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the foundation of Christianity. It’s historicity cannot be disputed, yet why do so many people reject Christianity. For many, it is because it is an “Inconvenient Truth.” In this message, Pastor […]

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Will You Rejoice at the Fall of Babylon?

Text: Genesis 18-19; Revelation 18 – The account of the destruction of Sodom & Gomorrah challenges us to reflect on the characters in the story. Which character best represents you? In our western culture, we have become so attached to material things, we need to ask ourselves, would we look back, like Lot’s wife, longing […]

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A Call for Spiritual Discernment

Text: 2 Peter 2:1-3; Revelation 17 – In our first text, Peter warns about the rise of false teachers that will draw many away from God’s truth. Revelation 17 describes the great harlot, also called Babylon, who was drunk with the blood of the saints. In this message, Pastor Russ highlights how this image of […]

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Text: Matthew 13:24-30; Revelation 16 – Our hunger for achievement and significance often leads people to pursue self-help programs to try to make themselves feel better about themselves. Unfortunately, learned behaviour is not necessarily who were really are. In the same way, learning how to behave like a disciple of Christ, does not make a […]

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Can You Sing the Song of Moses & the Lamb?

Text: Revelation 15 – This chapter opens with a scene in heaven were seven angels prepare to cast the last plagues of God’s wrath on the earth. But in this scene, we also see those who were faithful to God, victorious over the beast and his image, the overcomers spoken about by Christ in his letter […]

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