Posts by Marilynn

Drop Everything – 16 June 2019

Our series on the Gospel of Matthew is called “Following Jesus” because Matthew is a theological biography of the most compelling Person Who ever lived. When you learn Who Jesus truly is and put your trust in Him, you are compelled to follow Him. We could summarize the application of this entire passage with the…

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The Lord of Marriage – 9 June 2019

Matthew 19 marks the beginning of a new section in the Gospel of Matthew. Jesus has finished his 4th major block of teaching and is now headed towards Jerusalem. And on His way, He runs into several different people and has some significant interactions with them, which we might call “teachable moments.” Int his passage…

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Never Shaken – 2 June 2019

As Pastor Matt prepared to preach a message for our high school graduates, he thought of Psalm 15, which describes a person who will never be shaken. This is something our graduates, and really all of us, need to hold on to.  How to we ensure we are never shaken? Walk the Walk, Talk the…

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If Your Brother Sins Against You – 26 May 2019

We are learning together about following Jesus by carefully studying His theological biography entitled “The Gospel of Matthew.” This week we go deeper into chapter 18, which marks the beginning of the fourth of five major blocks of teaching in the Gospel of Matthew, by explaining to His disciples what they should do when another…

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Open Doors at PSU – 19 May 2019

As we commission Abraham & Jordyn Skacel for their work with Cru on Penn State University’s campus, we look to one of Paul’s letters to the church at Colosse. This is in the “so what” section that normally comes at the end of Paul’s letter where he gets really practical. If the first half of…

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Unshaken Moms – 12 May 2019

Our text today is not your normal Mother’s Day text. It’s not Proverbs 31 or something like that. And it’s from a guy’s perspective. It’s written by King David. But you know what? Being a mom is, I think, a lot like being a king. Because you know what I think the hardest part of…

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Praise the LORD, O My Soul – 5 May 2019

Sometimes it is necessary for us to preach to our souls.  When life gets hard or we are grieving, we must remind ourselves  that the Lord is the gracious forgiver of our sins. That the Lord si the everlasting lover of our souls. and That the lord is the sovereign ruler of our lives. Pastor…

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These Little Ones – 28 April 2019

We are learning together about following Jesus by carefully studying His theological biography entitled “The Gospel of Matthew.” We’ve reached chapter 18 which marks the beginning of the fourth of five major blocks of teaching in the Gospel of Matthew, which seems to be mostly about living as Jesus’ disciples in community with one another.…

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He Saved Us – 21 April 2019

We are taking a break from our current sermon series to focus on Jesus Christ and his Resurrection. This Resurrection Sunday, we take a look at Titus 3 as we ponder Christ’s sacrifice and resurrection and celebrate John Walter’s baptism. He Saved Us. Not because of us. In spite of us. By washing us. Through…

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The Song of the Sick King – 14 April 2019

We are taking a break from our current sermon series to focus on Jesus Christ and his Resurrection. This Palm Sunday, we take a look at Psalm 41 and the song of the sick king. Blessed are the kind. Betrayed is the King. Blessed be the King of Kings! Pastor Matt preaching on Psalm 41.…

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