"communion" Tagged Sermons

Communion Sunday – 1 John 4

This week we are stepping out of Galatians and into the book of 1 John for communion Sunday. The whole book is phenomenally honest about the difference between what we say and what we really do. Here is what I do know:  life is hard and this world is not our home. There are global fears…

1 Corinthians 11:17-34

This Sunday we continue in 1st Corinthians chapter 11, picking up in verse 17 and going through the end of the chapter. Communion? Eucharist? Lord’s Supper? Some of you might be so new to Christianity that you have no idea what these words mean. Others are very familiar with the practice in some form or…

Communion Sunday: Deeper Still

On this Communion Sunday, and as a preface to the evening concert titled “Deeper Still”, Pastor Steve walks through the vision given to Ezekiel of the life-giving river flowing from the temple and discusses the concept of going “deeper still” with God in our own lives.

Matthew 7:1-5 (Communion Sunday)

For communion Sunday, Pastor Steve is teaching a series about relationships in the context of our faith. Matthew chapter 7 gives us a humorous picture of the “speck” and the “log” to compare and contrast our quickness to judge others versus the way we see ourselves and our sins and mistakes. Pastor Steve exhorts us…

Mark 14:10-25

Continuing in Mark 14, we are within hours of Jesus’s betrayal and arrest, but at this moment Jesus is preparing to share the Passover meal with his disciples. During the meal he announces the fact that someone among them will betray Him! The other gospels tell us that “Satan has entered into Judas’s heart” already…

Compassion

Taking a break from our normal study through Mark on communion Sunday, Pastor Steve focuses in on the first few verses of our next section in Mark chapter 8 to share what it means to have the heart of compassion that Jesus had for the crowds. We looked at the impact of Christian compassion across…