Biblical Characters

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“Is Your Life In God’s Hands?”

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Pastor Craig Ham concludes this Lenten series on “The Road To Abundant Life” by challenging us with the stories of Job and the Apostle Paul to allow God to guide and direct our path each day – resting in His hands. Scripture:  14 But I trust in you, O Lord;I say, “You are my God.” 15 My […]

“In Times Of Adversity…Remember”

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Pastor Craig Ham continues his Lenten series on “The Road To Abundant Life” by examining the story of Lazarus being raised from the dead, whereby Jesus tells us that all adversity is for the glory of God, and for us to persevere. Scripture:  38 Then Jesus, deeply moved again, came to the tomb. It was a […]

“Are You Blind, Too?

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Pastor Craig Ham continues his Lenten series on “The Road To Abundant Life” by illustrating our blindness and need for spiritual sight through the story in of Jesus healing the blind man. Scripture:  9:1 As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or […]

“Some Things Are More Important/Nicodemus”

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Pastor Craig Ham continues his Lenten series about “The Road To Abundant Life” by sharing the encounter with Nicodemus and how Jesus challenges us all with the truth that abundant life comes not from our beliefs or our morality, but by our relationship with Jesus Christ. Scripture:  3:1 Now there was a man of the Pharisees […]

“The Magi’s Story”

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Pastor Craig Ham shares this Christmas Eve message relating the Magi’s and their discovery of the Christ child, with our own needed discovery of Christ in our lives. Scripture:   2:1 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, […]

“Simeon’s Story”

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Pastor Craig Ham shares the story of Jesus’ presentation at the temple and Simeon’s prophecy at hearing and seeing Him as the Christmas challenge for us all to answer the question, “what are you going to do with Christ?” Scripture:    25 Now there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon, and this man […]

“The Shepherd’s Story”

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Pastor Craig Ham shares the Christmas story through the lens of the shepherd’s and how they carried the gospel story to everyone, and we are challenged to do the same. Scripture:  8 And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And an angel of the […]

‘Living The Christmas Life”

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Pastor Craig Ham begins the season of advent focusing in on Mary and her encounter with the angel, Gabriel, and her response to his calling.  God is calling us to love the Christmas life of courage, faith, and surrender. Scripture:  26 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of […]

“A Hard Word”

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Pastor Craig Ham utilizes the encounter between the Apostles Paul and Peter to illustrate how we as believers should lovingly hold each other to the accountability of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Scripture:  11 But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned. 12 For before certain men came from […]

“Spirit and Truth”

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Bruce Smith, Associate Director of Music, shares a message based on the encounter between Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well, where Jesus reveals God wants worshipers who worship in spirit and in truth, and the benefits for us in that kind of worship. Scripture:  4 And he had to pass through Samaria. 5 So he […]