The Lovingkindness of the Lord

3/17/2017 | Authored By Debbie Hansen

The Lovingkindness of the Lord

“He who trusts in the LORD, lovingkindness shall surround him.” Psalm 32:10 

What difference does it make in your life to know that the true and living God, the Creator of the universe is committed to you, with a merciful, kind, faithful, and steadfast love?

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New Sermon Series

3/2/2017 | Authored By Jason Wredberg

New Sermon Series

As I begin preaching regularly at Redeemer, and as we all embark on a new season of church life and ministry, I’m thrilled that we will be spending several weeks beholding the wonder and beauty of our Savior. Peter reminds us that our Chief Shepherd is Jesus, and so we will look to Him as He is revealed in John’s Gospel. As a faith family, our gaze must be fixed on Jesus. There is nothing more important.

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Finding by Losing

3/2/2017 | Authored By Josh Buttram

Finding by Losing

“Well, Lord, at least I know that you would never call me to live in Minnesota.” I remember praying these words while in grad school as Carolyn (my wife) and I were starting to discuss where we would settle down after graduation.

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Anticipatory Joy…In What?

2/17/2017 | Authored By Warren Watson

Anticipatory Joy…In What?

As our church anticipates the dawn of a new era with the installation of our first vocational preaching pastor in two and a half years, we find ourselves excited about future possibilities.

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An Invitation to Brokenness

2/7/2017 | Authored By Rebekah Zepeda

An Invitation to Brokenness

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit” (Ps. 34:18).

It seems like everywhere I turn I am struck with an awareness of brokenness. There are broken marriages, broken families, broken people, broken churches, broken situations, and a broken world. I see the depths and brokenness of my own heart, those struggling around me, and I wonder, “Is this really necessary?” Is brokenness the way to Jesus? Is it the only way?

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Acknowledging Our God

1/12/2017 | Authored By John Sweet

Acknowledging Our God

Father, your great king Solomon reminded us that unless you build a house, those who build it labor in vain. That unless you watch over a city, those who guard it stay awake in vain. That our late nights, our early mornings, our anxious toiling day after day without you is vanity and chasing after the wind.

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Part 3: God’s Authoritative Word

1/5/2017 | Authored By Marty Pagano

Part 3: God’s Authoritative Word

So far in our study we have learned that the Word of God is both sufficient and complete. The third characteristic of the Bible is that it is authoritative. God has the final say. So many times we are asked what we think about a situation or action and we give our opinion. The truth is: What does it matter, if my answer is not based on Holy Scriptures? Some would say that God doesn't speak to every issue specifically. That is true in some cases, but we are given principles that will guide us. This study does not allow us time or space to elaborate. Mark Twain said, "It ain't those parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand." I am not promoting him as a believer, but his statement is telling.

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Greatness from Humility

12/20/2016 | Authored By Andy Briggs

Greatness from Humility

The birth of Jesus, the God and creator of this world, is the single greatest event to ever happen to mankind, yet it transpired in relative obscurity and to little fanfare. Jesus’ birth in some ways mirrored his death for, as with his death, he was also despised and rejected by his people at birth.

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Incarnation: Skin in the Game

12/16/2016 | Authored By Ben Carter

Incarnation: Skin in the Game

No one really knows who coined the phrase “skin in the game.” Some say it was the investing legend Warren Buffett. Others point to Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice in which Antonio must promise a pound of his own flesh as collateral in the event his friend, Bassiano, defaults on his loan.

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Hunger

12/2/2016 | Authored By Betty Cooper

Hunger

During certain seasons of the year we think of and hunger for specific foods. God made us with different kinds of hunger and He reminds us of that in Scripture. In more than one place He says, “Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God” (Matt. 4:4). Have you found that spiritual hunger is different from physical hunger in that when you don’t take in spiritual food, you desire it less and less and when you do “eat” spiritual food, you desire it more and more?

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