Category: Modern

January 30, 2023

Modern – Real Relationships: Oneness | Rev. Robert Mercer Scripture Reference: 1 Peter 3:8-12 (CEB) 8 Finally, all of you be of one mind, sympathetic, lovers of your fellow believers, compassionate, and modest in your opinion of yourselves.9 Don’t pay back evil for evil or insult for insult. Instead, give blessing in return. You were called to do this so that you might inherit a […]

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January 19, 2023

Modern – Real Relationships: Commitment | Rev. Robert Mercer

Scripture Reference: 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 (CEB) 17 Now I don’t praise you as I give the following instruction because when you meet together, it does more harm than good. 18 First of all, when you meet together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among you, and I partly believe it. 19 It’s necessary that there […]

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January 12, 2023

Modern – Remember Your Baptism | Rev. Robert Mercer Scripture Reference: Matthew 3:13-17 (CEB) 13 At that time Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan River so that John would baptize him. 14 John tried to stop him and said, “I need to be baptized by you, yet you come to me?” 15 Jesus answered, “Allow me to be baptized now. This is necessary to fulfill […]

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January 6, 2023

Modern – The King Has Come | Rev. Maggie Dunaway

Scripture Reference: Matthew 2:1-12 (CEB) 2 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in the territory of Judea during the rule of King Herod, magi came from the east to Jerusalem.2 They asked, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We’ve seen his star in the east, and we’ve come to honor him.” 3 When King Herod heard […]

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December 21, 2022

Modern – Advent: Mary’s Song | Rev. Michael Bowman Scripture Reference: Luke 1:46-55 (CEB) 46 Mary said, “With all my heart I glorify the Lord!47     In the depths of who I am I rejoice in God my savior.48 He has looked with favor on the low status of his servant.    Look! From now on, everyone will consider me highly favored49         because the mighty one has done great things […]

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December 12, 2022

Modern – Advent: Change Your Plans | Rev. Robert Mercer Scripture Reference: Philippians 4:6-9 (NIV) 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. 8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is […]

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December 1, 2022

Modern – Advent: Change Your Expectations | Rev. Robert Mercer

Scripture Reference: Luke 1:5-25 (CEB) 5 During the rule of King Herod of Judea there was a priest named Zechariah who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah. His wife Elizabeth was a descendant of Aaron. 6 They were both righteous before God, blameless in their observance of all the Lord’s commandments and regulations. 7 They had no […]

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November 28, 2022

Modern – Unlikely King | Rev. Robert Mercer

Scripture Reference: Colossians 1:10-20 (CEB) 10 We’re praying this so that you can live lives that are worthy of the Lord and pleasing to him in every way: by producing fruit in every good work and growing in the knowledge of God; 11 by being strengthened through his glorious might so that you endure everything and have […]

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November 17, 2022

Modern – Everyday Saints: The Living Saints | Rev. Michael Bowman Scripture Reference: Ephesians 4:1-6, 11-16 (CEB) 4 Therefore, as a prisoner for the Lord, I encourage you to live as people worthy of the call you received from God. 2 Conduct yourselves with all humility, gentleness, and patience. Accept each other with love, 3 and make an effort to preserve the unity of the Spirit with the […]

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November 10, 2022

Modern – Everyday Saints: Those We Remember | Rev. Robert Mercer Scripture Reference: Revelation 21:1-6 (CEB) 21 Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the former heaven and the former earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. 2 I saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, made ready as a bride beautifully dressed for […]

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