Monday, March 30, 2020

March 29, 2020 ~ "The Pillar of the Gospel"

Pastor Mitchell Cruit
I. How does the church display the gospel? (v. 14-15)
   - The church displays the gospel through its identity.
II. What is the gospel that the church displays? (v. 16)
   - The gospel is the mystery of godliness revealed in Christ. 

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Monday, March 23, 2020

March 22, 2020 ~ "Dealing with Anxiety in Anxious Times"

Pastor Mitchell Cruit
In this time of uncertainty Mitch felt led to take a break from our 1 Timothy series and discuss where our peace comes from when we face anxiety and troubling circumstances.

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

March 15, 2020 ~ "The Servants of the Gospel"

Pastor Mitchell Cruit
Gospel unity is preserved in the church by qualified deacons leading in service.
  • Deacons lead in service in order to support the elders’ ministry, to ensure the church’s physical needs are met, and to preserve church unity.
  • What qualifies deacons to be deacons?
  • Deacons get a twofold reward - before people and before God.

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Monday, March 9, 2020

March 8, 2020 ~ "The Overseers of the Gospel"

Pastor Mitchell Cruit
The church is equipped with the gospel by qualified elders. 
  • Who are overseers? Overseers are Elders. Elders are Pastors. Pastors are Overseers.
  • What do overseers do? Overseers equip the church for gospel ministry by praying, shepherding,  leading,  teaching, protecting, and modeling Christ. 
  • What qualifies overseers to be overseers?

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Monday, March 2, 2020

March 1, 2020 ~ "The Harmony of the Gospel"

Pastor Mitchell Cruit
The gospel creates essential, indispensable, and unique roles for men and women.

  • Men should pray with holiness before God and peace before others. 
  • Women should adorn themselves according to their identity.
  • Interpreting 1 Tim 2:11-14
  • Expressions of A Complementarian Interpretation of 1 Tim 2:11-14
  • Both men and women are saved by the birth of Jesus, who came to die to make us the men and women God created us to be. 

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Monday, February 24, 2020

February 23, 2020 ~ "The Prayer of the Gospel"

Missionary, Dave Cox
The gospel demands devotion to Prayer...
Prayer is to be a way of life for all believers.
Prayer provides power for Gospel witness among all people.
Prayer is our pathway to discovering our unique contribution.

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*TECHNICAL NOTE: we had some sound system complications this week and the recording is slightly overdriven.  Please excuse the slightly fuzzy audio.

Monday, February 17, 2020

February 16, 2020 ~ "The War of the Gospel"

Pastor Mitchell Cruit
The gospel demands a war-time mentality. 
Personally, we maintain a war-time mentality by holding faith and a good conscience. (v.18-19a)
Corporately, we maintain a war-time mentality by refusing to provide false assurance. (v.19b-20)

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Monday, February 10, 2020

February 9, 2020 ~ "The Reality of the Gospel"

Pastor Mitchell Cruit
The gospel is that Christ came to save you, a sinner, to be a trophy of his grace.
The effect of the gospel is thankfulness.
The essence of the gospel is that Christ came to save sinners.
The purpose of the gospel is to make sinners trophies of God’s grace.

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Monday, February 3, 2020

February 2, 2020 ~ "The Aim of the Gospel"

Pastor Mitchell Cruit
The gospel requires devotion to healthy doctrine that is aimed at love by:
- Guarding against false doctrine.
- Remembering that false doctrine comes from false living.
- Understanding the proper use of the law. 

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Monday, January 27, 2020

January 26, 2020 ~ "God's Undeserved Mercy"

Pastor Mitchell Cruit
God shows mercy to those we think don’t deserve it.
What do we value more than God that leads us to harden ourselves rather than soften our hearts with mercy towards others?
Do we feel entitled to God’s mercy?
Does observing someone else’s sin lead you to condemnation or compassion?

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Monday, January 20, 2020

January 19, 2020 ~ "God's Mercy on Display"


Retired pastor, Ron Linton
God prepared His prophet to proclaim His Word to a gentile pagan nation He was going to judge. 
By God’s mercy, those who heard the Word believed God.
By God’s mercy He saw their repentance and relented from His coming punishment.

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Monday, January 13, 2020

January 12, 2020 ~ "God's Deep Mercy"

Pastor Mitchell Cruit
God shows mercy to broken people even when they don’t realize the depth of their brokenness.

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Monday, January 6, 2020

January 5, 2020 ~ "God's Sovereign Mercy"

Pastor Mitchell Cruit
Challenge: Are you reluctant to embrace God’s mission?
Comfort: If God can use a reluctant and unwilling prophet to show mercy to unlikely candidates, how much more can he use our willing yet fumbling attempts to share the gospel.

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