Is it ok to "beat on God's chest" if I'm angry or sad? The short answer, is YES! There's actually a Psalm for that. In our series Playlist, this sermon addresses songs of lament, and invites you to actually pray through a Community Lament in real time with the congregation.
This is the kick-off to our new series on the Psalms titled "Playlist." Every road trip needs a good playlist. What about songs for our journey of following Jesus? We benefit from these ancient songs, the Psalms, while on the path of following Jesus. Each week we will look at a different type of psalm. This week we looked at "Hymns."
Christian children and parents are called and encouraged to follow the example of the perfect parent-child relationship. God, the Father is perfect in His love and Christ, the Son is perfect in His obedience.
"Gospel-Centered Relationships: Husbands and Wives"
When we walk in love and submission to one another, it reveals our union with Christ. In this controversial passages, we explore how the marriage relationship ultimately points to Christ - our supreme example of covenant love.
Join in as we take time in prayer together, using Paul's four stepping stones in Ephesians 3. Christ dwelling in us, being rooted in his love, knowing his love, and being filled with the fullness of God.
"The Household of God and the Temple of the Spirit"
What is the role of the Holy Spirit in the life of a disciple? How do you "get" the Holy Spirit and what does the Spirit do? Listen in, as we explore the pattern we see in scripture of "hearing, believing, and receiving."
What do we believe about predestination? What does it mean to be chosen by God? How can I know that I'm love? Before the creation of the world God decided in love to clean you up and bring you into his family.
An introduce Paul's letter to the Ephesians and a celebration of FPC's 75 years of ministry and mission in Berkeley County. With the authority OF Christ, Paul offers to those who are IN Christ, to receive the grace and peace FROM Christ.
As we conclude the Gospel of John, we ask: 1. What was written? 2. Why it can't ALL be written? 3. What remains to be written? Listen in as you are invited into eternal and abundant life with Jesus, the risen Christ!
Sometimes reading the Bible can be confusing. We ask, "What's the point this passage? Why was this written?" This sermon will explore the "Purpose Statement" of John's gospel... and it might just be a lens for reading the entire Bible.
"Core Values: Raising the Next Generation for God," Part 2
Disciples of Jesus talk about "blessings" a lot. What is a blessing? What does it mean that Jesus would offer blessing to all future believers in him? And how does Jesus' blessing relate to our Core Values.
"Core Values: Raising the Next Generation for God," Part 1
Have we mislabeled Thomas as a "doubter"? A deeper look at how honest doubts lead to authentic faith. When the church responds to doubts with witness and welcome, we give the next generation space to encounter Christ, saying, "My Lord and My God."
"Core Values: Connecting People to the Mission of God," Part 2