Monthly Archives: October 2018


30
Oct 2018
Jesus Stories, Things to Do, Fortresses - Pastor Bonnie Wilcox - Acts 10

As some of your people hear again God’s promises for their lives through baptism, Pastor Bonnie offers three topics that important for all of our lives: (1) Knowing Jesus Stories (2) That Jesus’ commandments are intended to make all of our lives better (3) The song — A Mighty Fortress is Our God — what do these words that hearken more to medieval times mean for us today? (Answer: a lot) Acts 10 (excerpts) Peter and Cornelius In Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of the Italian Cohort, as it......

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Oct 2018
Sometimes You Need to Bring a Slingshot to a Sword Fight - Nathan Roberts - 1 Samuel 17

1 Samuel 17 This is the story of David, a young shepherd boy, fighting Goliath, a Philistine warrior, in single combat on behalf of their whole armies. 3The Philistines stood on the mountain on one side, and Israel stood on the mountain on the other side, with a valley between them.4And there came out from the camp of the Philistines a champion named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span (over nine feet tall).  8He stood and shouted to the ranks of Israel, ‘Why have you come out to......

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16
Oct 2018
God Gives Us a Home and That was Just the Beginning - Pastor Jill - Joshua 24:1-25

Joshua 24:1-25 The Tribes Renew the Covenant Then Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and summoned the elders, the heads, the judges, and the officers of Israel; and they presented themselves before God. And Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel: Long ago your ancestors—Terah and his sons Abraham and Nahor—lived beyond the Euphrates and served other gods. Then I took your father Abraham from beyond the River and led him through all the land of Canaan and made his offspring many. I gave him......

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09
Oct 2018
Why the Ten Commandments Today? - Pastor Bonnie Wilcox - Exodus 20

God’s commandments were for neighbor-improvement more than self-improvement. Listen to Pastor Bonnie’s sermon about the relationship-blessing aspects of these important gifts from God. Exodus 19:3-6 Then Moses went up to God; the Lord called to him from the mountain, saying, “Thus you shall say to the house of Jacob, and tell the Israelites: You have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I bore you on eagles’ wings and brought you to myself. Now therefore, if you obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my treasured possession......

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02
Oct 2018
God Acts and Speaks and Saves - Exodus 14 - Bonnie Wilcox

Exodus 14 Crossing the Red Sea Then the Lord said to Moses: Tell the Israelites to turn back and camp in front of Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, in front of Baal-zephon; you shall camp opposite it, by the sea. Pharaoh will say of the Israelites, “They are wandering aimlessly in the land; the wilderness has closed in on them.” I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and he will pursue them, so that I will gain glory for myself over Pharaoh and all his army; and the Egyptians shall know that I am the Lord. And they did......

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