The Mission of God’s People – 2008
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The Mission of God’s People – 2008

Pastor Ray deals with this issue of self importance as laid out by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. (This sermon was preached just before the financial crisis of 2008.) We must make this determination to fully give ourselves to Jesus, and the self importance must be cast down. Do you understand the mission...

Hindrances to the Narrow Path – 2008
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Hindrances to the Narrow Path – 2008

In today's encore sermon, Pastor Ray lays out the hindrances to the narrow path that were articulated by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. Note that these hindrances can impact your walk both before and after you find the narrow path as we journey toward the Celestial City. It's critically important to determine in...

Grace to the Humble 2008
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Grace to the Humble 2008

In this encore sermon, the Holy Spirit weaves Matthew Chapter 7 in with Chapter 4 from the book of James to create a powerful teaching. Grace comes to the humble only through submission and recognizing our great poverty of spirit. Let the Holy Spirit speak His word to your heart as you listen to Pastor...

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The Mission of God’s People (2008)

The church's mission picks up where Jesus left off: “to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve in Zion” (Isaiah 61:2-3a). How we can proclaim the fear of God in such a way that causes people...

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The Road to Life (2008)

The writing on the wall at Belshazzar's banquet teaches us what it means to deny ourselves and enter the narrow gate. The first word, mene, signifies the sinner's condition: though he thought he could dethrone God and be in charge of his own life, God will finally put an end to this stolen sovereignty. Tekel...