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Jan 10
2016

Raising Image Bearers: Practices

, Media, On Being Human, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

On Being Human

Today, we look at what it means to be human as we raise image bearers and some practical methods for doing so. Ephesians 4:32; Ephesians 5:2, 25; 2 Corinthians 8:7, 9; and Romans 15:7 pertain to concepts of godly parenting: to raise children who fear God and cultivate hearts that trust and love their King. Parenting is an overflow of the heart, and God must be our foundation, example, and goal as our children are formed through our influence on their life.

Audio | Ephesians 4:32; Ephesians 5:2,25; 2 Corinthians 8:7,9; Romans 15:7
Nov 22
2015

Women as Wives

, , Media, On Being Human, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

On Being Human

God’s purpose throughout time is to bring unity to all things, and marriage exists to point to the deeper reality of Christ and the church. Two weeks ago, we looked at what our humanity means in regards marriage and how Christ calls us to live it out. Last week, we looked at what it means men as husbands. This week, we will read Ephesians 5:22-33 and discuss what is means to be women and how we are to respond to our husbands in marriage.

Audio | Ephesians 5:22-33
Nov 15
2015

Men as Husbands

, , Media, On Being Human, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

On Being Human

God’s purpose throughout time is to bring unity to all things, and marriage exists to point to the deeper reality of Christ and the church. Last week, we looked at what our humanity means in regards marriage and how Christ calls us to live it out. This week, we will read Ephesians 5:22-33 and 1 Peter 3:7 and discuss what is means to be men and how we are to respond to our wives in marriage.

Audio | Ephesians 5:22-33; 1 Peter 3:7
Jun 28
2015

In Christ: Our Living Union

Disciple: Living For Jesus, Media, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Disciple: Living For Jesus

The first sermon of the series, we begin with what it means to be “in Christ” – also known as our union with Christ. This union is the beginning, middle, and end of all our discipleship. To be in Christ is an invitation to evaluate our identity in a new way. Our identity in Christ is the heart of what it means to be Christian. In Christ we are a new creation, and experience a dynamic, relational oneness with Christ. As we focus on four different aspects of this union, we see that we are represented by Jesus, that He becomes the foundation of our life, that we are loved with the same love the Father has for the Son, and that we now live before the face of God. Our greatest treasure is being in Christ.

Audio | Romans 5:12-21; Galatians 2:20; John 17:22; Ephesians 2:4-6, 5:31-32
Nov 21
2012

Creation, Marriage, and Women

, Media, Proverbs: Living Wisdom, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Proverbs: Living Wisdom
The book of Proverbs shows us that God cares about the nitty-gritty details of our every day lives. The one, true, living God is not detached, aloof, and disinterested. He loves us and wants life for us, not death. He wants us to flourish – in this life and the next – not merely exist. Though nearly 3,000 years old, this ancient book remains incredibly relevant today – even to the modern debate on marriage, gender and roles. This week we look at creation, marriage and women.

Audio | Proverbs Various; Genesis 1-3; Ephesians 5:22-33
Sep 13
2011

Love Incorruptible

Ephesians, Media, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Ephesians

In Ephesians 6:21-24, the Apostle Paul comes to the end of his deeply theology, yet wisely practical, letter to the Ephesians. He does so by touching on the main themes of his letter (grace, peace, faith, love) and calling the church – and us – to “love incorruptible”.

Audio | Ephesians 6:21-24
Sep 6
2011

The Armor of God

Ephesians, Media, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Ephesians

In Ephesians 6:10-20, Paul comes to the last major thought unit of his great letter to the church(es) at Ephesus and reminds us that Christianity is a fight. The good news is that Jesus has equipped us with all that we need in this fight. He put down his armor and took your defeat, so that you might take up his armor and take his victory.

Audio | Ephesians 6:10-20
Aug 28
2011

The Gospel at Work

Ephesians, Media, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Ephesians

Today, in Ephesians 6:5-9, we look at the work of the gospel and the gospel at work. God wants to redeem and transform all of our lives, not just a portion of them. Therefore, to be a Christian does not merely mean your Sunday schedule changes. Rather, by trusting and treasuring Jesus, you receive new forgiveness, are made part of a new people (i.e. the church), and placed in right relationship with a new, true, God. This naturally results in redeemed marriages (5:22-33), redeemed families (6:1-4) and redeemed workplaces (6:5-9). The Bible is extremely practical. God is laying out the divine ordering of the most important relationships in our life.

Audio | Ephesians 6:5-9
Aug 23
2011

Parents and Children

, Ephesians, Media, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Ephesians

In Ephesians 6:1-5, we move onto the next set of household relationships: parents and children. These relationships (parents to children; children to parents) are the most dynamic, complicated and influential relationships we have. Here, Paul explains that the primary task of parenting is to cultivate a Jesus-centered home and the primary task of children is to honor their parents.

Audio | Ephesians 6:1-5
Aug 15
2011

Women and Marriage

, Ephesians, Media, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Ephesians

In Ephesians 5:22-33, we have the longest statement on the relationship between husbands and wives in the New Testament. Last week we looked at God’s call to husbands to sacrificially love, protect and provide for their wives. This week, we examined the controversial and often misunderstood topic of “submission.” Wives are called by God to submit by freely, gladly, and fully respecting her husband’s leadership – just like the Church does Christ.

Audio | Ephesians 5:22-33