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Kenny Benge preached a sermon entitled He Made Us to Be a Kingdomfrom Revelation 1:4-8 for Christ the King Sunday on November 25, 2012. What is unique and characteristic of the church is its identity conferred by Jesus Christ and its common life brought into being by the Holy Spirit. A church only has being in relationship to Christ. The church is a colony of heaven and a eucharistic community.

Last Sunday Before Advent-Christ the King
Daniel 7:9-14
Psalm 93
Revelation 1:4-8
John 18:33-37

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Rod McLain preached a sermon entitled The God Who Remembers based on 1 Samuel 1:4-20 for the Second Sunday before Advent on November 18, 2012. While it may seem that God has forgotten us in the midst of times of suffering and confusion, he hasn't. God remembers us and works on our behalf.

Second Sunday before Advent

1 Samuel 1:4-20
1 Samuel 2:1-10
Hebrews 10:11-25
Mark 13:1-8

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Kenny Benge preached a sermon entitled Put Not Your Trust in Princes” for the Third Sunday before Advent on November 11, 2012. God's providential covenant with and care for the whole of Creation forms the backdrop for our understanding of His care and love for His people. Unlike power arrangements of this age, which are fleeting, and fickle, and unable to help, the God of the bible is the God who makes, who keeps, who initiates, who gives...

Third Sunday Before Advent

1 Kings 17:8-16

Psalm 146

Hebrews 9:24-28

Mark 10:46-52

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Kenny Benge preached a sermon entitled The Gospel Travels Through Human Relationships” for All Saints Day on November 4, 2012. The history of God’s saving purposes is supremely a personal history focused on the life, death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ. We are part of a larger family, the communion of saints; a family of those who have embraced the story of Jesus, a family seeking to be shaped and transformed by those events, a larger family through whom the Gospel has been past down to us…and it has changed our lives.

All Saints Day
Isaiah 25:6-9
Psalm 24
Revelation 21:1-6
John 11:32-44

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