Sermons by Jim Garrett

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Love the Lord Your God

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If you were standing before God, could you describe your relationship to Him by saying, “I love you with all my heart and all my soul and all my mind and all my strength”? told the Israelites that the obedience means nothing without relationship.  That it is in the context of the relationship with God […]

Four Spiritual Laws – Stay Connected to the Vine

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When we went back and looked at , we see that Jesus is confronted by the religious leaders because Jesus healed a lame man on the Sabbath.  When Jesus told the man to pick up his mat and go home, the religious leader confronted the man on why he was working (carrying the mat) on […]

The Four Spiritual Laws

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Today we have handed out a booklet “Have you heard of the Four Spiritual Laws?”  While we aren’t called to memorize this booklet, it is fruitful to understand and know what it says.  We cannot avoid the world and the context of living day-to-day.  So as we live each day, we are to live putting […]

The Joy of Experiencing God Series – The Promise of Jesus

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Jesus made it very clear, if you do not have life in Jesus, you don’t have life.  So the knowledge of God is made available to those who have put their trust in Jesus.  So we are going to lay the groundwork from the perspective of Jesus on a relationship with the Father.  Many times the […]

Bold Conversations Series – The Roman Road, Part 2

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As we look at the “Roman Road” outline of sharing faith, we must realize that this is something that we are not to force or inject harshly into every conversation that we have.  But instead, we are to realize first that salvation is something that we must live out in our lives naturally as an […]

Bold Conversations Series – The Roman Road, Part 1

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Last week we looked at why we are to give an answer for the hope that is with us.  First, we are going to be asked.  Secondly, we need to have an answer.  Very few times will this come out in a “debate” format.  But most of the time, we are going to be asked […]

Bold Conversations Series – Why have an answer?

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Today we are going to look at how we can take our faith outward and share with those around us.  We are going to look at a couple of different approaches.  The first is called the Roman Road Method, and the second is called the Four Spiritual Laws approach.  We will look at those approaches […]

Unity and Diversity – Loving One Another

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Today we continue to look at Unity and Diversity.  We will begin as we have in the past with the diagram of the pyramid of unity that we have been discussing. Today we will look at growth.  Many times we find ourselves “spinning our wheels” in our Christian growth.  What does it mean to “spinning […]

Unity and Diversity – Valuing Others Above Self

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So we are discussing unity and diversity.  Last week we discussed the unity of the person of Jesus, Word of God, and God’s principles. So this week we will look at the diversity in our preferences and practices.  We should come together bring our preferences to join together.  But we must keep in mind the […]

Church Unity

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Last week we looked at unity and how we are called to unite under Christ, but at the same time accept the diversity among us. We have ween this pyramid diagram before, but we like to cover this each year to square up our understanding of Biblical unity and diversity. We unite under the person of […]