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

Date

Title

Reference(s)


Main Point
 

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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A New Beginning - Pentecost 2021

Acts 2

   Sermon Notes

Sometimes you must fight a fire to get something going.

May 16
2021
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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
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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
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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
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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
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(given by Maureen Berson)

 

(no sermon notes)

 

April 11
2021
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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
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The
Resurrection

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

   Sermon Notes

Victory comes through the resurrection of Christ so tell everyone.

March 28
2021
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Take Up Thy Cross

Mark 10:17-30
           8:34-38

   Sermon Notes

Dying to self, probably to many, is worse than dying to the flesh, but Christians must.

March 21
2021
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Conditions of Survival

Matthew 26:24-28

   Sermon Notes

Conditional behavior drives growth, knowledge, wisdom and didligence.

March 14
2021
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Emotions of God

Psalm 37:7-16
Proverbs 6:16-19
Psalm 104:31
Numbers 32:5-13
  
Sermon Notes

God's character appears to be comprised of emotions, like us!

March 7
2021

Edification

Did Not Record

Romans 14:11 - 15:6

  Sermon Notes

We all need to improve and discipleship is the best way to have it happen in the Christian community.

February 28
2021
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Self Righteousness
 = Danger

Luke 18:9-17
Isaiah 64:6

   Sermon Notes

Being Self Righteous has no place in the heart of those who follow Christ.  It is only Christ's Righteousness that redeems us.

February 21
2021
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The Perfect Word Made Flesh

Isaiah 66:5
Hebrews 3:16
Mark 9:29
  
Sermon Notes

For Study and purity of God's intent, choose a Bible with the majority text as the source (Antioch, not Alexandria).

February 14
2021
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Challenging Skeptics

#3 in "Yeah, But" series

Luke 6:39-45
Matthew 7:21-23

   Sermon Notes

The Cancel Culture can only win if Christians do not proclaim the truth about Jesus Christ.

February 7
2021
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Your Broken Spirit is Victory

#2 in "Yeah, But" series

Romans 6:23
1 John 1:9
1 Corinthians 11:27-32
  
Sermon Notes

Matthew 5:3 is explained here without ever reading the scriptures.

Januaray 31
2021
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"Yeah, But"
Culture

#1 in"Yeah, But" series

John 14:1-18

   Sermon Notes

With opinions running wild and from every angle, always wait for the "but" because that is where the disagreement lies - but who cares?

January 24
2021
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Working
(Adam)

Genesis 2:15-20, 3:14-19
Colossians 23-25
  
Sermon Notes

Work is part of God's plan and there is a right way to do it.

January 17
2021
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Hindsight
 or
Foresight

Exodus 14:18-31

   Sermon Notes

God's Word will always be relevant until the plan is complete.

January 10
2021
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God's Standard

John 8:32-45
and others in the
  
Sermon Notes

Evangelism training for those who aren't certain how to spread the Gospel message.

January 3
2021
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Survive vs. Thrive
1-3-21

Proverbs 27:1
James 2:17, 4:13-15
Acts 16:16-38
  
Sermon Notes

You can survive without God for a time, but you cannot thrive without God, so why would you even try.

December 27
2020

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Spiritual Commitment

1st Corinthians 12:12-21
2nd Thessalonians 2

  Sermon Notes

This year, wil you elevate the importance of God over the World View?

December 24
2020

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Christmas Eve

A Pastoral Christmas

Matthew 5:16

   Sermon Notes

The Pastor has a Christmas Message for you.

December 20
2020

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4th Sunday
in  Advent

A Healthcare Christmas

2nd Corinthians 12:7-10
1 Peter 3:15-16

   Sermon Notes

The ultimate Health Care is that which flows down from the throne of God.

December 13
2020

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3rd Sunday
in  Advent

A Military Christmas

2nd Timothy 3:16-17
Roman's 8:38-39
Ephesians 6:10-19

   Sermon Notes

You would be surprised about the number of parallels between the military and Christian missions.

December 6
2020

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2nd Sunday
in  Advent

A Homeless Christmas

Luke 9:57-58
Matthew 25:34-40
James 2:1-3

   Sermon Notes

A homeless Christmas is a terrible reality for many.

 What can you do?

November 29
2020

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1st Sunday in Advent

A Cowboy Christmas

Psalm 23
 

   Sermon Notes

Know how to be alone, how to be together, how to work, and most of all - appreciate God's wonder and majesty.

November 22
2020

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Willful Ignorance

Jeremiah 4,5
Ecclesiastes 10
2 Peter 3
Matthew 13
1 John 4:1-6
 
Sermon Notes

The truth can cause so much pain, that many choose to avoid it.

November 15
2020

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Giants are Nothing but Trouble

Matthew 24:37-39
Amos 8:11-14
1 Samuuel 17:45-61
  
Sermon Notes

Absolute Power corrupts absolutely, and the Giants of the day are no exception.

November 8
2020

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Knowing the Master

Daniel 12
Hosea 4:6
Revelation 3:2-3
  
Sermon Notes

Knowledge equals survival, but where do you look?

November 1
2020

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The Path to God

Jeremiah 6:13-21
Matthew 7:13-14
 
Sermon Notes

Sadly, progress all too often means leaving God out of the equation
 instead of simply living for Him.

October 25
2020

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The Passive Aggressive
Un-Life

Matthew 5:37
Johan 1:1-3
 
Sermon Notes

When did direct and forthright behavior take a backseat to the manipulation of
passive-aggressive behavior?

October 18
2020

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Angry Education

2 Timothy 3
2 Corinthians 11:13-15
Revelation 22:18-19
 
Sermon Notes

The purity of God's word, the study of it, the adherence to it, insures we honor our Lord.

October 11
2020

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Decide to be Free . .
Separating Church from State

Matthew 22:37
Daniel 3
 
Sermon Notes

Religious freedom and Politics can only co-exist when God shows up in people's hearts.

October 4
2020

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The Wrath of God

John 3:36
Romans 1:18, 28-32
Ephesians 5:5-6
 
Sermon Notes

Religion and Politics are not separated by the Christian Believer

September 27
2020

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Yom Kippur
2020

Leviticus 23:26-32
Exodus 32:15 + various others

    Sermon Notes

As a nation, as a church, as individuals, we should take this time to consider our sins and the sacrifice given for our redemption.

September 20
2020

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Family

Mark 3:31
Ephesians 2:11-18
   
Sermon Notes

We are indeed a family and we have the best brother in the World, both now and in the future.

September 13
2020

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Who Am I -
Living Grace

given by Randy Lwrence

Isaiah 43:1,
           53:1, 3-6, 10-11
Romans 12:1-2

 

September 6
2020

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Risk Will Find You

Ecclesiastes 11:1-6
Matthew 14:26-33
   
Sermon Notes

Go out and take a risk, because that's how things happen.

August 30
2020

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Holiness is not an Option

Leviticus 19:2
1 Peter 1:13-19
Mark 3:28-29
          
Sermon Notes

Everyone starts as a babe in Christ, but we are not to end our walk towards perfection that way.

August 23
2020

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You're Blessed

Ephesians 1:1-14

           Sermons Notes

Sometimes it is easy to forget that you are blessed beyond measure.

August 16
2020

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Opinion Poll

Genesis 6:6
Proverbs 18:2
Matthew 7:1-2
Jeremiah 17:9
            
Sermon Notes

Yeah!  I feel like God knows we should mostly keep our opinions to ourselves.

August 9
2020

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Know the Details

Revelation 6

             Sermon Notes

Understanding the details given in the Bible takes considerable stody and guidance through the Holy Spirit.

August 2
2020

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Know The Plan

Amos 8:11
Matthew 24:1-14

           Sermon Notes

God has a plan so trust Him to see it done and don't be anxious.

July 26
2020

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Summer Fun in 2020

Ecclisiastes 5:13-20

Sermon Notes

Don't forget to have some fun and stop being uptight please!

July 19
2020

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Needed but Not Heeded

Proverbs 1, 26:4-5

             Sermon Notes

More than ever the call to return to God's wisdom is needed, but why isn't it heeded?

July 12
2020

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Christian Training, SIR!

Daniel 3
Luke 12:8-9
          21:10-19
            
Sermon Notes

Discipline, controlled action, and appropriate response.

July 5
2020

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Lamentation for America

Luke 11:14-28
Isaiah 6:20-30
             
Sermon Notes

The division we see in America is real, is getting worse, and will be our undoing unless we come together with God as the centerpiece.

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