Sermons by James Bennington

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9.13.2020 Focus

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September 13, 2020  “Focus” Hebrews 12:1-2 Focus is defined as the center of interest or activity. It is the center, hub, focal point, nucleus, heart, core of something. We live in a culture that struggles with focus. The church struggles with focus. We have awesome work we want to do. We have something to share […]

9.6.2020 I Am the Life

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I Am the Life John   14:1-7 We all want a good life. I want a meaningful life But meaning is more than fame and fortune and statues. Meaning is found in being a part of that which is bigger than ourselves. When Jesus says He is THE life, He was claiming to be the […]

8.30.2020 I Am the Truth

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I Am the Truth John   14:1-7 Truth is a valued commodity today.  It is defined as being in accord with fact or reality. The danger is truth has become relative. When Jesus said he was THE way – Jesus was speaking of Himself Jesus says, “I am the Truth”—not just A truth but THE […]

8.16.2020 I Chose You

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Based on Leonard Sweet book I Am a Follower August 16, 2020 I Chose You John 15:9-17 The dynamic of getting chosen is something we all deal with. Feels good to be chosen:  wanted / needed / valued Our heart takes lift over the fact The dynamic of getting chosen is something we all deal with.  Feels good […]

8.2.2020 Contentment Is Possible

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Series:  The Church During Difficult Times This is a five-week series exploring characters from the Bible who experienced seasons of uncertainty:  Job, Daniel, Abraham, Paul and the disciples.  These folks experienced times of frustration, pain, suffering, and difficult questions. Like them, we too experience difficult times, and it’s vital that even in the midst of […]

7.26.20 “Expect Jesus

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Series:  The Church During Difficult Times This is a five-week series exploring characters from the Bible who experienced seasons of uncertainty:  Job, Daniel, Abraham, Paul and the disciples.  These folks experienced times of frustration, pain, suffering, and difficult questions. Like them, we too experience difficult times, and it’s vital that even in the midst of […]

7.19.20 “Believe In God’s Promises”

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Series:  The Church During Difficult Times This is a five-week series exploring characters from the Bible who experienced seasons of uncertainty:  Job, Daniel, Abraham, Paul and the disciples.  These folks experienced times of frustration, pain, suffering, and difficult questions. Like them, we too experience difficult times, and it’s vital that even in the midst of […]

7.12.2020 Our Hope In Christ

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Series:  The Church During Difficult Times This is a five-week series exploring characters from the Bible who experienced seasons of uncertainty:  Job, Daniel, Abraham, Paul and the disciples.  These folks experienced times of frustration, pain, suffering, and difficult questions. Like them, we too experience difficult times, and it’s vital that even in the midst of […]

7.5.2020 “Never Lose Faith”

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Series:  The Church During Difficult Times This is a five-week series exploring characters from the Bible who experienced seasons of uncertainty:  Job, Daniel, Abraham, Paul and the disciples.  These folks experienced times of frustration, pain, suffering, and difficult questions. Like them, we too experience difficult times, and it’s vital that even in the midst of […]