The Life and Death of Jesus – Part 1

The Temptation February 21, 2021             Today is the first Sunday of Lent. Lent has been a tradition in the church since the year 325. It started before there were any denominations. It started about the same time the books that were to be in the New Testament were confirmed. The experience of the church is that having seasons like …

The lies we tell ourselves – Part 7

The Lie: I am not enough. February 14, 2021 – Ephesians 2:1-10             This is the last in our series  – The lies we tell ourselves. Next week is the first Sunday of lent. Through this Lenten season we are going to drop into various parts of Jesus’ life so that we can see who he is and who he …

The Lies we Tell ourselves – Part 6

Lie #6 is - My primary identity is "I am a sinner."

Asbury Free Methodist – February 7th, 2021 The Lie: I am a sinner – Galatians 3:1-10             We are almost at the conclusion of the series we have been working our way through entitled “The Lies we tell ourselves.” Today are going to look at a complex lie that many Christians buy into.             We live in a performance-based world. …

Part 5 – The Lies we Tell Ourselves.

January 31, 2021 John 3:15-36 Lie: God doesn’t care if I sin             We have been going through a series titled, the lies we tell ourselves. Last week we looked at the lie, God only loves me if I’m good. As we saw last week that is a lie. God loves you. Period! God cares about you deeply. God wants …

The Lies we tell ourselves – Part 4

January 24, 2021 The Lie: Good Only Loves us when we are good. Matthew 9:9-13             We are part way through our series titled “The lies we tell ourselves.” Part of being transformed into all that we are meant to be is to align our story with the stories of Jesus. We can’t do that if we keep living out …

Lie 3- God is not entirely trustworthy

The Lies we tell ourselves Part 3 January 17, 2021             We are part way into titled “The Lies we tell ourselves.” Last week we looked at the lie that says God blesses me when I am good and punishes me when I am bad, so if something is wrong in my life God must be punishing me.”             Today …

The Lies we tell ourselves – Part 2

January 10, 2021 Lie 2 – “God blesses me when I am good, and he punishes me when I am bad. So, when a bad thing happens to me, I must have done something wrong.”                Last week we stared a new series titled the lies we tell ourselves. We looked at how our lives and our behaviour is shaped …

Lie 1 – We change by the power of our will

The lies we tell ourselves Part 1 January 3rd, 2021 Matthew 4:17, Romans 12:2                It is a little weird talking to an empty room, except for the worship team and production people. By the way, we are conforming to the health guidelines in creating this service. We are allowed up to 10 people in the church, socially distancing. We …

Fostering Peace

Asbury Free Methodist – December 6, 2020 John 14:26-27, Philippians 4:6-7                The theme of this second Sunday of Advent is peace. The angels sang Luke 2:14 (NIV) “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”                The question I want to look at this morning is how to have …

Fostering Hope

November 29,2020                This morning we are starting a new advent series that follow the themes of advent. This morning we will be looking at Fostering Hope, Next week we will be looking at fostering Peace, and then fostering Joy and fostering love.                This morning – fostering hope.                You will remember 1 Corinthians 13 1 Corinthians 13:13 (NIV) …