Are You A Christian Perfectionist?

Text: Matthew 5:43-48 – On this first Sunday of the New Year, we close out Chapter 5 in the Sermon in the Mount. Jesus has been showing us examples of how we are to live our a righteousness that exceeds that of the religious leaders. Now, in a summary form, he lays out what our […]

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2020 – Lessons from COVID Exile

Text: Jeremiah 29:1-14 – What lessons can we learn from a year that was turned upside down by COVID? In this last message of 2020, Pastor Win uses this Old Testament passage to show us how God reminded the Israelites in exile in Babylon about his faithfulness, his sovereignty, his desire for them to be […]

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The Birth of Jesus – A Lesson In Contrasts

Text: Luke 2:8-20 – On this Fourth Sunday of Advent, Pastor Win highlights some significant contrasts we see surrounding the birth of Jesus. God sometimes uses contrasts to reveal something we need to learn. In this case, God’s word teaches us that our significance is not tied to our heritage or our accomplishments, or our […]

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Finding Joy This COVID Christmas

Text: Luke 2:8-15 – On this Third Sunday of Advent, Pastor Win looks at the message the angel delivered to the shepherds that first Christmas.  The good news was that the promised Saviour was born and he would bring great joy to all people. In a time when individuals and families are struggling with liking under […]

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Loving Those We Don’t Like

Text: Matthew 5:43-47 – In this next passage in the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus presents probably the most challenging teaching yet. It’s easy to love people we like – people we connect with, who share common interests, those we have some chemistry with. Jesus really turns the tables in this passage calling us to […]

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Revenge – Not So Sweet!

Text: Matthew 5:38-42 – How do you react when someone has offended you? Do you want to get even? Do you feel like pushing back? Pastor Win continues his series with this next passage in the Sermon on the Mount.  Here, Jesus teaches us that revenge and retaliation are not our job, they are God’s. […]

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Honesty Is The Best Policy

Text: Matthew 5:33-37 – Pastor Win continues our series in the Sermon on the Mount. In this text, Jesus criticizes the religious leaders for abusing God’s law regarding oaths. Ultimately, the message to his followers is that he wants believers to be people of integrity, speaking truth and keeping our word. Jesus is the Truth […]

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Present Suffering…Future Glory – IDOP 2020

Text: Romans 8:15-18 –  This Sunday is International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. In this message, Pastor Win reminds us that as children of God, Christians will share in the inheritance of eternal life – the glory of Christ. But it also means we will share in Christ’s suffering. But this suffering is […]

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What Does the Bible Say About Divorce?

Text: Matthew 5:31,32; Matthew 19:3-9 – In this next section in the Sermon on the Mount, after dealing with lust and adultery, Jesus continues to talk about marriage relationships by addressing the issue of divorce. In this message, Pastor Win teaches about what the Bible does and doesn’t say about this very difficult and often painful […]

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Purity – Drastic Measures Required

Text: Matthew 5:27-30 – Jesus continues with his six statements the provide examples of how our righteousness needs to exceed that of the religious leaders. In this second statement he deals with lust and sexual sin that begins in our hearts and minds. His message is clear – do whatever it takes to avoid sexual […]

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