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Sermons are given by Pastor Steve Hisel - unless otherwise noted.

Date

Title

Reference(s)


Main Point
 

November 27
2022

Christmas Belongs to Christians

John 3:16-21

   Sermon Notes

The whole story needs to be told so people understand the choices.

November 20
2022

Sword and Shield
part 5 of the
Armor of God

Ephesians 6
Hebrews 11
Matthew 4:1-11
  
Sermon Notes

The attack on your faith comes from nany directions and it must be protected by supernatural means, which is Christ the Lord.

November 13
2022

A Helmet
part 4 of the
Armor of God

(No Audio)

Ephesians 6
Psalm 3:8, 27:9
Psalm 37:39, 38:22
  
Sermon Notes

When you know your eternal soul is truly taken care of, you will never fear for yourself again.

November 6
2022

Law, Lawlessness, and You

Habakkuk 1-2
1 Corinthians 10:1-12
Revelation 17
  
Sermon Notes

We must take heart that even though man has nothing in control God ultimately does.

October 30
2022

Love in Honduras

given by Randy Lawrence

Isaiah 49:5-6
Matthew 22:35-40
Matthew 28:18-20

 

October 23
2022

Prepare for Peace
part 3 of the
Armor of God

Ephesians 5

   Sermon Notes

Preparing for peace is easier, more powerful, more time
effective, and more beautiful than preparing for conflict.

October 16
2022

Protect that Heart
part 2 of the
 Armor of God

Jeremiah 17:9-10
Matthew 6:33
Ephesians 6:14
1 Corinthians 15:33-34
Romans 10:1-9
 
Sermon Notes

We must be ever vigilant to protect our heart from corruption by the world and the best way to do that is to seek His Righteousness.

October 9
2022

What is Right?
part 1 of the Armor of God

Isaiah 5:8-25

   Sermon Notes

How to teach what is right when only 'what is right' is wrong now?

October 2
2022

part 4 of The Wrath of God - Returns

Matthew 10:27-31
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
Matthew 24:36-61
  
Sermon Notes

The age of Grace will come to an end and then for those who are not bathed in the Blood of the Lamb will wish otherwise.

September 25
2022

part 3 of The Wrath of God
When?

Exodus 4:10-14
Romans 1:18-2:5
Luke 21:20-24
John 3:36
  
Sermon Notes

God's wrath was evident with the Israelites.  Now it appears this time of Grace, God's wrath is withheld by the Great Intercessor.

September 18
2022

part 2 of The Wrath of God

Psalm 78:27-42
John 3:16-21, 36
Philippians 2:12
  
Sermon Notes

The wrath of God is not something to dismiss, take lightly or ignore, but to avoid at all costs by believing in Jesus Christ.

September 11
2022

Patriot Day

The Price of Our Sin
part 1 of
The Wrath of God

Leviticus 16:29-31
Isaiah 53:1-12

   Sermon Notes

God set forth a day each year to meditate upon what it took to atone for our sins.

September 4
2022

Lust

Psalm 78:1-38

   Sermon Notes

Lust ultimately means that we do not trust in God.

August 28
2022

This Is What Repentance Looks Like
Pt. 2 of 2

Luke 19:1-10
2 Timothy 2:1-5

   Sermon Notes

The fruit of repentance also includes undoing wrongs, showing mercy to those around you in need, and demonstrating to the outside world you are a new creation.

August 21
2022

Repent, for the End Is Near!
 
Pt. 1 of 2

Matthew 6:25-34
Luke 15-34
  
Sermon Notes

Repentance is vital, but what might you need to repent of to put first the Kingdom of Heaven.

August 14
2022

He Is God Almighty

Psalm 24

   Sermon Notes

If we allow scripture to guide our prayer life, we will be drawing closer to Him through His very own word.

August 7
2022

Why Is Everyone So Angry?

Mark 3:1-6
Ephesians 4:17-32

   Sermon Notes

Why is there so much anger nad frustration when things are so much better?

July 31
2022

Followed by
Mercy & Love

(given by
 Maureen Berson

Women of the Bible devotional - by Ann Spengler & Jean Syswerda

Traveling Light by Max Lucado

 

July 24
2022

JUST

Ezekiel 18:1-9

   Sermon Notes

Be careful how you use the word JUST.

July 17
2022

Be Glad God Writes Your Future

Genesis 37, 39, 40, 45
Jeremiah 29:11

   Sermon Notes

Plans, Plans, plans. 
I'm so glad God makes the best ones.

July 10
2022

Biblical Archeology

Mark 13:31
Numbers 6:23-26
2 Samuel 5:11-17
Genesis 32:26-28
2 Kings 26-28, 14:23-25
Joshua 6
  
Sermon Notes

Since the Bible is true, and since it incorporates historical facts, then we must expect to find evidence to support it in the world today.

July 3
2022

A Patriot's Plea

Nehemiah 1:3-2:6

   Sermon Notes

We as individuals need to repoent.  We as a nation need to repent.  We need to recognize a Holy God before the nations.

June 26
2022

Fill Your LIfe
 With Miracles

Matthew 18:1-4, 13:53-58
Matthew 17:14-21, 8:5-13
  
Sermon Notes

The logical brain rebels against the miracle,
but the spiritual brain views it as the power of God.

June 19
2022

Genesis Dads

Genesis 3:9-13, 6:5-12
            22:1-18
  
Sermon Notes

Earthly Father's have flaws, but the biggest one would be to not emphasize our Heavenly Father in our family's life.

June 12
2022

When the Going
Gets Tough . .

Genesis 3:16-17

   Sermon Notes

The best perseverance isn't the one where you rely soley on your own strength.

June 5
2022

Thanks to YOU,
The Congregation

1 Phillipians 1:1-11

   Sermon Notes

Pastor Steve's annual thanks to everyone who has done the will of God and has supported my wife and I for the last 10 years.

May 29
2022

Memorial Day

Let Freedom Ring

Galatians 5

   Sermon Notes

Freedom is our burden to maintain, both as Americans and as Christians.

May 22
2022

The Beastly Media
week 3

Daniel 7:19-26
Revelation 13:1-10

   Sermon Notes

The worldly message given is carefully controlled by people we will never know,
           but they know us.

May 15
2022

Listen to the Holy Spirit
week 2

Proverbs 14:12
1st Timothy 6:3-10
Matthew 10:16
  
Sermon Notes

Be careful who you listen to. 
Unless it is God, you will get it wrong.

May 8
2022

Mother's Day

Mother's Day 2022

Proverbs 31:10-31

   Sermon Notes

A mother's heart is never far from those whom she loves and especially when God is a part of her life.

May 1
2022

Wise as Serpents
week 1

Matthew 10:1-23
Genesis 3:1
2 Corinthians 11:1-3
  
Sermon Notes

The world is indeed full of wolves. 
Christians must be wise and filled with the Holy Spirit to thrive.

April 24
2022

Appreciate the Journey

Jeremiah 29:11
Proverbs 3:5-6
Matthew 6:25-34
  
Sermon Notes

Because for the faithful,
the destination is set in stone.

Easter
April 17
2020

The Resurrection -
Easter 2022

John 10:8-18
1 Corinthians 15:1-24

   Sermon Notes

Jesus had the power,
and that brought the victory
and without it, nothing else matters.

April 10
2022

Love Your Enemies

Matthew 5:38-48

   Sermon Notes

Loving your enemies in both word and deed is on the path to perfection

April 3
2022

Conundrum of Evil

Genesis 6
1st Samuel 15:1-9
1st John 4:7-21
  
Sermon Notes

God has reasons framed in love even though it doesn't appear to be so in every circumstnace.

March 27
2022

(no sermon today)

 

 

March 20
2022

The Right Things Will Always Be Right

Hebrews 13:8
Matthew 19:16-30

  Sermon Notes

Godliness and goodness will never go out of style because God is the foundation of it.

March 13
2022

Restore Harmony

Matthew 12:22-30
Psalm 133
Ephesians 4:1-6
  
Sermon Notes

The Battle is between Good and Evil;
Discern the difference!

March 6
2022

Trial by Fire

1 Peter Chapter 1

   Sermon Notes

Bring a smile to the Lord by resisting temptation.

February 27
2022

Expand Your Viewpoint

Matthew chapter 5

   Sermon Notes

Grow your appreciation for others viewpoint and bring new peace to the world.

February 20
2022

It Is By
Their Fruit

Jeremiah 23:1-3, 9-4  Jeremiah 14:13-16
Matthew 7:15-20
2nd Peter 2:1-3
1 Thessalonians 5:3
  
Sermon Notes

Come out of this world and return to the Lord.

February 13
2022

If I Could Go Back . . .

2 Corinthians 4:16; 5:16-18
Deuteronomy 31:6
Romans 12:1-2
Revelation 21:3-7
  
Sermon Notes

No need to go back and do it over because when we become made new, the past doesn't matter - nor will it ever.

February 6
2022

The Burden of Knowing

James 2
Luke 10
  
Sermon Notes

Complacency when presented with knowledge is a trap in which we must not fall.

January 30
2022

Seeking a Sign

Matthew 26:2-4
Hebrews 11:6
  
Sermon Notes

Faith comes first when seeking the Kingdom of Heaven.

January 23
2022

Trust and Obey

Habakkuk 3:19
Acts 16:6-10

 

January 16
2022

Choosing Jesus

Joshua 24:14-16, 21
Matthew 5:14-16

 

January 9
2022

Faith Put to
the Test

Romans 9:30-33
Isaiah 64:6
  
Sermon Notes

A successful faith test is one where we are led by the Holy Spirit.

January 2
2022

We Ain't Waxing Cars Here

Romans 6:4-11
Hebrews 7:4-28
1 Peter 3:18
  
Sermon Notes

The Blood of Christ is a single application of forgiveness.

December 26
2021

Resolve to . . .
(Believe)

Hebrews 11:1; 10:11-39
John 14:5-14
  
Sermon Notes

Belief, Hope, Faith, Trust . . .
Are you really sure you know how these apply to your life?

December 24
2021
Christmas Eve

Advent Lessons

(see the last 4 weeks)

   Sermon Notes

 

December 19
2021
4th Sunday in Advent

Soom a one
(Simeon)

Luke 2:21-38

   Sermon Notes

Learn the lesson from Simeon who sought the Lord's face diligently and was rewarded.

December 12
2021
3rd Sunday in Advent

Wise Men Come
Advent Week 3

Daniel 9:23-27
Matthew
Micah 5:2-4
  
Sermon Notes

The wise listen to the prophets and watch for signs of the age.

December 5
2021
2nd Sunday in Advent

Shepherds Tell the Story
Advent Week 3

Luke 2

  Sermon Notes

No men of high stature were met with Angels and a heavenly host to proclaim Christ's birth, but only the most common of workmen.

November 28
2021
1st Sunday in Advent

Joseph
Advent Week 1

Matthew 2
Isaiah 7,  Hosea 11
Micah 5,  Jeremiah 31
SermonNotes:
pg1  pg2

Often overlooked, Joseph was a man who followed the Spirit of God and we remember him today.

November 21
2021

Holy Thanksgiving

2 Chronicles 29:20-36

   Sermon Notes

This Thanksgiving let it be for the LOrd God first and foremost,
then rejoicing will come naturally.

November 14
2021

The Rapture

Matthew 24:4-8
1 Thessalonians 4:15-18
1 Corinthians 15:50-52
  
Sermon Notes

Know this one important fact; 
You will never be in the flesh when before Jesus.

November 7
2021

Personal Responsibility
Overcoming
Wk 2

Proverbs 1:5
James 1:13-18
Romans 12:21
 
Sermon Notes

Learning is a process, so allow yourself to not know it all.

October 31
2021

Overcoming Oneself
Overcoming
Wk 1

1 Kings 1:1-4, 2:1-3, 2:10
2nd Samual 12:1-23
Romans 6:23
1 John 1:9
  
Sermon Notes
 

The burden in our heart we bear,
hidden from others,
we are not meant to bear alone.

October 24
2021

Indoctrination
& Propaganda

Acts 17:11
2nd Peter 1:1-19
Ephesians 6:12
   Notes: 
page 1
              
page 2

Start right now to be a GOOD student so you can pass the test given only to you.

October 17
2021

Seeds

Matthew 13:1-43

   Sermon Notes

Can you hear what Jesus is saying and bear fruit just as a seed does when fully grown?

October 10
2021

Does History Repeat?

1 Corinthians 10:1-12
Jeremiah 7
  
Sermon Notes

Distancing ourselves from God as a people or as a person
never yields a good outcome.

October 3
2021

Unplanned Obedience

Acts 15:36 to 16:+

  Sermon Notes

Early church history gives us a glimpse of obedient folks whether it was planned or not.