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

Date

Title

Reference(s)


Main Point
 

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.

September 26
2021

What Makes You Happy?

Psalm 118
Matthew 18:3-7

   Sermon Notes

You can't go back and do it over again, but you can start doing it right, now!

September 19
2021

The Patience of the Saints

Daniel 7
Revelation 13

   Sermon Notes

Christians will be tested and patience under duress will be needed.

September 12
2021

Whom Do You Serve?

Joshua 24:11-28
Matthew 10:32; 24:7-13
Mark 13:8-13
  
Sermon Notes

Patience and faithfulness will be tested by every means, but
persevere to the END!

September 5
2021

`Pray for Wisdom

2nd Chronicles 1:6-12
                       2:7-14
  
Sermon Notes

The greatest gift from God that He is happy to give.

Augist 29
2021

Lest We Forget

Ephesians 4

   Sermon Notes

The letter to Ephesus has a section that we could read and digest daily
 - Chapter 4.

August 22
2021

Proper Relationships
(Weel 5 of series)

Proverbs 22
Galatians 6:1-10
Colossians 3:12-14
  
Sermon Notes

Everyone needs healthy boundaries, but can you discern when and by how much?

August 15
2021
 

Kitchen Sink Living
(Week 4 of series)

Matthew 18:1-22

   Sermon Notes

Why don't we just overcomplicate everything.

August 8
2021

I Think, Therefore I Worry
(Week 3 of series)

Matthew 6:19-34
Philippians 4:6-7

   Sermon Notes

The more we worry, the more we complicate our life, so why do we do it?

August 1
2021

Stop Waiting
(Week 2 of series)

Ephesians 5:15-17
Ecclesiastes 9:9-10

  Sermon Notes

Procrastination is a very real problem to living a simple life.  Now is the time to do!

July 25
2021

The Simplicity of Christ
(week 1 of series)

Matthew 18:1-4
2 Corinthians 11:1-15 KJV
2 Timothy 3:7
Ephesians 4:1-6
  
Sermon Notes

Overly complicated matters of Christianity is a man thing - not a God thing.

July 18
2021

The Power of the Lie

John 8:44
Proverbs 14:25; 21:20; 29:12

   Sermon Notes

A lie causes a cascade of events that destroys everything.

July 11,
2021

Anti-Social Media

 (did not record)

Galatians 6:1-10
Matthew 6:22-23
1 Corinthians 15:33-34
Proverbs 3:1-8
  
Sermon Notes

The right way to help people along the righteous path is not berating on social media for that trap is also yours.

July 4
2021
ON-LINE
(
Facebook

Patriotism Personfied - July 4, 2021

Paslm 3:12-22

   Sermon Notes

Patriotism is not a sin when the nation knows to trust in God Almighty.

June 27
2021
ON-LINE
(
Facebook

Skins or Shirts

Ephesians 1:8-11
Isaiah 55:8-9; 46:9-10
Romans 8:28
Genesis 50:20
 
Sermon Notes

 

June 20
Fathers Day
2021
ON-LINE
(
Facebook

Proper Relations

John 14:6
Mark 3:28-29
Matthew 10:28
  
Sermon Notes

People - . . who can understand them?

June 13
2021

Today's Rebels

(did not record)

Ezekiel 2 & 3

   Sermon Notes

We see the same rebellious behavior today that Ezekiel saw in the distant past.

June 6
2021
ON-LINE
(
Facebook

Thanksgiving in June

Romans 16:1-16

   Sermon Notes

After a challenging year, it's still very good and wise to be thankful.

May 30
2021
ON-LINE
(
Facebook

God Wants Us to Remember

1 Chronicles 16:7-36

   Sermon Notes

It is important to God that we remember HIM and those who have set an example.

May 23
2021
ON-LINE
(
Facebook

A New Beginning - Pentecost 2021

Acts 2

   Sermon Notes

Sometimes you must fight a fire to get something going.

May 16
2021
ON-LINE
(
Facebook

Protecting
 an
Investment

2 Corinthians 5:11-18
Luke 15:3-7
  
Sermon Notes

Why do we limit so many things in our life?

May 9
2021
ON-LINE
(
Facebook

Can't; or Don't Want to

Phillipians 4:13
Judges 6:11-17

  Sermon Notes

There are many ways we limit ourselves, but the worst one might be our lack of desire.

May 2
2021
ON-LINE
(
Facebook

The Art of Rest

Isaiah 58:213-14

   Sermon Notes

Don't squander the gift of rest from God -
be self-aware of the need.

April 25
2021
ON-LINE
(
Facebook

Fools for Christ

(gtiven by
Randy Lawrence)

Proverbs 3:5-8, 13-15
1 Corinthians 1:1-9, 17-24
                     2:1-5
 
(no sermon notes)

 

April 18
2021
ON-LINE
(
Facebook

(given by Maureen Berson)

 

(no sermon notes)

 

April 11
2021
ON-LINE
(
Facebook

It's Different Now
(given by Randy Lawrence)

Exodus 10:18-19, 22024
1 Corinthians 15:1-10

 

Jesus Changes Things

 

EASTER
April 4
2021
ON-LINE
(
Facebook

The
Resurrection

1st Corinthians 15
    verses:13-19 & 20-26

   Sermon Notes

Victory comes through the resurrection of Christ so tell everyone.

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