Colossians 2:1-15 January 17, 2021 Paul’s Letter to New Age Heresies Continues Paul’s letter to the Colossians (and to Laodicea) has the message of 1:15-l9 emphasized throughout. What is that message? No matter what the problem is – No matter what the heresy is – The answer is the same and The answer is not a system – Instead the answer is a person, Jesus the Christ. v1. “how hard I am contended for you” = “intense agony for you…
January 10, 2021 Colossians 1:15-29 Paul’s Letter refuting the New Age Heresies While in prison in Rome, Paul was visited by Epaphras, the pastor of the Colossian Church. Paul wrote of Epaphras as ‘my fellow prisoner in Christ Jesus in Philemon 1:23. There is little doubt Epaphras came to see Paul about various heresies causing problems in the Colossian church. The primary heresies were 1) legalism from the Jewish community, 2) oriental philosophies from travelers, 3) pagan astrology, 4) mysticism…
Sunday, 03 January 2021 The Polemic Against False Teaching, Part 1 Colossians 1:1-14 NIV Comment: This Sunday, Pastor Riley teaches on Paul’s letter to the church of Colossae – focusing on his take on false teaching in their community.
Sunday December 27, 2020 Philemon 1:1-25 Comment: This Sunday Pastor Riley teaches on the book of Philemon and how through God’s eyes we are all equal.
Matthew 27:1-31 NIV Sunday November 29, 2020 Comment This Sunday, Pastor Riley spoke on Judas’ suicide and Jesus’ going before Pontius Pilate.
November 22, 2020 Matthew 26: 47-75 NIV Comment: This Sunday Pastor Riley spoke on Jesus’ arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane, His trial before the Sanhedrin, and one of Peter’s foretold disowning of Jesus.
November 15, 2020 Matthew 26:25-46 Pastor Riley speaks on the last supper, the first communion, and part of Jesus’ time in the Garden of Gethsemane.
“Episodes” Matthew 26:1-25 Comment Pastor Riley goes through the first half of chapter 26 of Matthew giving us a scene-by-scene look at some of Jesus’ final moments with the disciples.
Three Questions from Jesus Matthew 25:1-46 Pastor Riley speaks on Matthew 25:1-46 focusing on that with each of these parables Jesus has given us in this chapter, we are to be ready for His return.
Matthew 24:32-51 NIV
This Sunday we were given a teaching on Matthew 24 verses 15 through 36 by our Assistant Pastor Luke Stephens. He spoke on the warning signs of the end times-what to look out for and how to respond.
Matthew 24:1-14, October 11, 2020 The Beginning of the Conclusion of One Very Long Day The prior day He left Bethphage on the Mount of Olives and entered Jerusalem as the King and Messiah, when the city quaked because of His entrance. Upon entering the temple, He threw out the money changers for the second and last time. He healed the blind and the lame with children shouting inside the temple courts Hosanna to the Son of David. The chief…