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Portland Oregon/The Dalles Oregon

Preaching the Gospel, Preparing a People

Sermons from the Word of God

This page lists recent weekly sermons delivered to our congregations. These are inspirational, motivational, and informative messages that have value to all Christians seeking the truth of God and His Kingdom.


  The Leaven Of Herod - (Rex Sexton) - June 29, 2019  MP3 
While the leaven of the Pharisees is mentioned multiple times in the Bible, the leaven of Herod is only mentioned once. Why did Christ warn us and His disciples to beware of the Leaven of Herod?
  A Bride For Christ - (Rob Slocum) - June 22, 2019  MP3 
We are all children of God and heirs to the promises of God. We are all being offered the opportunity to be the bride for Gods son, Jesus Christ.
  Are You Content? - (Robert Dick) - June 15, 2019  MP3 
In I Timothy 6:6 Paul makes this statement: "But godliness with contentment is great gain". We are going to explore what produces contentment and what robs us of contentment with a specific list of takeaways at the end of the message.
  The Holy Spirit - (Fred Reeves) - June 08, 2019  MP3 
The fundamentals and basic attributes of the holy spirit. Is it part of a Trinity? Is it a being like God the Father and Jesus Christ. How do we know that we have the holy spirit?
  Is The Earth 6000 Years Old - (Ken Loucks) - June 01, 2019  MP3  PPS
Is the earth old enough that man and the dinosaurs coincided together? If so, were there dinosaurs on the Ark in Noahs time?
  The Meaning Of The First Of The Weeks - (Rex Sexton) - May 25, 2019  MP3 
The counting of days from the wave sheaf to Pentecost. The weekly Sabbaths that are in between and the importance of the weekly Sabbath as the key to the proper count leading up to Pentecost.
  Counting Of The First Pentecost - (Rex Sexton) - May 18, 2019  MP3 
We will examine the journey Israel took out of Egypt and the counting from Unleavened Bread to Pentecost as it is part of Gods plan.
  Made In The Image Of God - (Rex Sexton) - May 11, 2019  MP3 
Being made in the image of God and how this is part of His Holy Day plan for all mankind.
  Becoming a lamb of God - (Rob Slocum) - February 23, 2019  MP3 
Jesus Christ layed down His life for all. He became the Lamb of God. What are His attributes?
  Background of Passover - (Rex Sexton) - February 02, 2019  MP3 
This message covers the background of the Passover.
  What is Living Faith? - (Ken Loucks) - January 26, 2019  MP3 
The Bible describes faith in several different ways. This message explores Living Faith, what it means, how we can have it and why it is impossible to please God without it.
  Self Control - (Rex Sexton) - January 19, 2019  MP3 
God tells us to be slow to anger. How do we react to anger in ourselves? What is self-control? This message shows how some Biblical people did or did not control their anger.
  Lessons of Ephesians 4-5 - (Rex Sexton) - January 12, 2019  MP3 
The Bible sets the standard of living for humanity. What is the purpose of life? The Bible says we must all appear before a judgement seat. What are some key elements that we will be judged upon.
  The Meek - (Rob Slocum) - January 05, 2019  MP3 
What are the words for meek as specified in the New and Old Testaments? What do you think the word means? What are the characteristics of meek persons in the Bible?
  Enduring to the End - (Ben Light) - December 22, 2018  MP3 
How are we running our race as Christians? Have we given up? Do we continue to run against many odds? What does God expect of us?
  One God - (Rex Sexton) - December 15, 2018  MP3 
Ephesians 4:8 states that there is One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all. This message is a continuation of the topics found in the Book of Ephesians.
  One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism - (Rex Sexton) - December 08, 2018  MP3 
This message covers the content of the 4th chapter of the book of Ephesians.
  Portland: The Seed Bed - (Robert Dick) - December 01, 2018  MP3 
God starts everything He does somewhere. This church began 80 years ago in Portland Oregon. This message presents the founders and the historical aspects of this church.
  Judaism: The Religion of the Jews Part 3 - (Ken Loucks) - November 17, 2018  MP3 
This is the final message of this 3 part series. We find out the real story behind the Religion of the Jews.
  Where Are We In Biblical Prophecy? - (Rex Sexton) - November 10, 2018  MP3 
The Bible has several areas that point out markers in End Time Prophecy. This message identifies them.
  2, 3, 4--Two Deaths, Three Resurrections, Four Judgments Part 2 - (Robert Dick) - November 03, 2018  MP3 
The last two basic doctrines of Hebrew 6 give a skeletal view of end-time events. Here in two parts is a fuller look at the biblical teaching on death, resurrection and judgment. Part 2 of 2.
  2, 3, 4--Two Deaths, Three Resurrections, Four Judgments Part 1 - (Robert Dick) - October 27, 2018  MP3 
The last two basic doctrines of Hebrew 6 give a skeletal view of end-time events. Here in two parts is a fuller look at the biblical teaching on death, resurrection and judgment.
  No Wall of Partition - (Rex Sexton) - October 20, 2018  MP3 
There are 3 types of death spoken about in the Bible. One is separation from God. But Paul says that the separation of Jew and Gentile has been removed and salvation is open to all men.
  Building Your House on The Rock - (Rob Slocum) - October 13, 2018  MP3 
Jesus was a great teacher and used many life examples in his teaching. When building a house we should build on a firm foundation, prepare for bad weather, and use good building practices. Jesus' parable focused on the house and it's foundation. How does this parable apply to us spiritually?
  Spiritual Blessings - (Rex Sexton) - October 06, 2018  MP3 
The ancient Greeks and Romans had their gods and godesses who they believed would provide for the populace. But God blesses His people with every spiritual blessing in Christ.
  Judaism: The Religion of the Jews Part 2 - (Ken Loucks) - September 15, 2018  MP3 
How did Judaism develop? How is modern Judaism different than the religion of ancient Israel? What are Mishna and Midrash? What is Sophrim? Answers to these questions are found in this message.
  Understanding for the Meek - (Rex Sexton) - September 08, 2018  MP3 
God has chosen the simple people of the world to confound the mighty. He has revealed the great truths of the basics of life: what man is, what is man's destiny, who is God, and man's future.
  The Book of Revelation Part 19 - (Rex Sexton) - August 18, 2018  MP3 
This message concludes the series on the Book of Revelation.
  Judaism: The Religion of the Jews - (Ken Loucks) - August 11, 2018  MP3 
How did modern Judaism develop? Their religion has many restrictions - are these biblical?
  Seeking a Pure Heart - (Aaron Dean) - August 04, 2018  MP3 
Why do we do what we do? What is our motive? Do we have just motives? What Biblical people had proper motives?
  Who Is The Creator? - (Robert Dick) - July 28, 2018  MP3 
This sermon is as an exercise in the study of semantics which is defined as the meaning or interpretation of a word or sentence. The question, "Who is the Creator" provides an excellent opportunity to better understand how semantics effects our understanding of important subjects.
  The Tabernacle and the Ark - (Fred Reeves) - July 21, 2018  MP3 
Will there be another Tabernacle in Jerusalem and when? Will there again be sacrifices? Where is the Ark of the Covenant?
  The Book of Revelation Part 18 - (Rex Sexton) - July 14, 2018  MP3 
This message covers Chapter 20 of the Book of Revelation.
  Head, Heart, Hands - (Robert Dick) - July 07, 2018  MP3 
There is a struggle between our head and our heart. The head knows the right way but the heart doesn't always follow. And should agreement be present, do we let our hands take action. This sermon shows the constant struggles we all face in this life.
  Becoming Like Jesus - (Rex Sexton) - June 30, 2018  MP3 
A profound truth in the Bible is that Christians are to become like Jesus. With this in mind, how should it guide our behavior and every-day life?
  A Father's Word: Follow Me - (Bruce Koester) - June 16, 2018  MP3 
As Christian fathers, how are we to relate to our families? The Apostle Paul said to imitate him as he said he was our father in Jesus Christ through the gospel. Who do we follow? What kind of example do we set?
  The Book of Revelation Part 17 - (Rex Sexton) - June 09, 2018  MP3 
How did the idea of the secret rapture come to be? Does the Bible suggest this doctrine is real? Chapter 19 is presented in this message.
  The Book of Revelation Part 16 - (Rex Sexton) - June 02, 2018  MP3 
Chapter 18 of Revelation covers the fall of the Babylon. Babylon exerted a major influence world wide. The prophecy indicates an even greater end-time fulfillment and it's final demise.
  How we receive the Holy Spirit - (Ken Loucks) - May 26, 2018  MP3 
On the day of Pentecost nearly 2000 years ago, Peter said in summary, to repent, and be baptized and you shall receive the Holy Spirit. What he didn't say was how. This message answers the question, how do we receive the Holy Spirit?
  Pentecost and the Songs of David - (Roc Corbett) - May 19, 2018  MP3 
King David had many good character traits as well as some not so good. But the songs he wrote reflect on the day of Pentecost.
  The Book of Revelation Part 15 - (Rex Sexton) - May 12, 2018  MP3  PDF
Chapter 17 of the Book of Revelation - the Great Prostitute and the Beast. Seven heads and 10 horns explained.
  Led By the Spirit - (Fred Reeves) - April 28, 2018  MP3 
Do we allow God's Spirit to lead us in our physical and spiritual lives? Is the Spirit within us or beside us? What are some Biblical examples of people influenced by the Spirit of God? What are the results of being led?
  The Book of Revelation Part 14 - (Rex Sexton) - April 21, 2018  MP3 
Chapters 15 and 16 of the Book of Revelation. The sea of glass, the song of Moses, the 7 vials/plagues, and the great earthquake are discussed.
  The Book of Revelation Part 13 - (Rex Sexton) - April 14, 2018  MP3 
The continuing coverage of the Book of Revelation. Revelation 14 contains the 144,000, the New Song, the three Angels, the reaping of the grapes, and the winepress.
  How do we bear with one another? - (Ken Loucks) - April 07, 2018  MP3 
Collectively we form the Church of God. Yet we are a body of individuals that are all different from each other in many ways. How do we become one? This sermon explores what it means to bear with one another as members of the body of Christ.
  Collectively Coming Out of Egypt - Unleavened Bread (Robert Dick) - April 06, 2018  MP3 
We typically view unleavened bread as a personal thing. But have we considered coming out of Egypt collectively as a church?
  An Offertory Message - Unleavened Bread (Ken Loucks) - April 06, 2018  MP3 
Why we give an offering.
  We are Working for a Good Report - Unleavened Bread (Rex Sexton) - March 31, 2018  MP3 
When we are in grade school we receive a report card indicating how well we are doing in our studies. Do we as Christians receive a good report in our spiritual lives?
  The Other Side - Unleavened Bread (Ben Light) - March 31, 2018  MP3 
Israel left Egypt but did Egypt leave Israel? For 7 days they were finally out of Egypt but it took 40 years to get Egypt out of them. Are we spiritually still in Egypt, in the wilderness or waiting to enter the promised land.
  Lessons From Daniel - (Fred Reeves) - March 24, 2018  MP3 
What do we hope to gain from reading the Bible - a better understanding, more of the background or character, relationship with God, find God's expectations, avoid mistakes, understand prophecy? We can learn a lot from the life of Daniel.
  Hosea - Parallel to Passover - (Rex Sexton) - March 17, 2018  MP3 
There are parallels between what the prophets spoke and what Christ said and did. The prophets spoke messages to ancient Israel and for us today. They implored people to be reconciled to God with a new heart and new spirit.
  Show forth the Lord's Death until He Comes - (Rex Sexton) - March 10, 2018  MP3 
How are we to show Christ's death until His return? We are sinners, guilty, responsible and lost. How are we reconciled to God?
  In Remembrance of Him - (Rob Slocum) - March 03, 2018  MP3 
All of the Holy Days require us to do some planning and forethought. We need to make ourselves ready both physically and spiritually. We need to rehearse the meaning of the day. How is our planning going for the Passover and Unleavened Bread?
  Paul's Message to Us - (Bruce Koester) - February 24, 2018  MP3 
Everyone has a favorite Biblical personality or book. But the Book of Acts describes how Paul was so effective in bringing people to Jesus. Do you know why?
  The Book of Revelations Part 12 - (Rex Sexton) - February 17, 2018  MP3 
This message covers Chapter 13 of the Book of Revelation - false signs and prophets.
  Benefits of Fasting - (Darris McNeely) - February 10, 2018  MP3 
Fasting typically has a negative connotation in most people's minds. But there are some real positive benefits of fasting. This message describes the benefits of fasting.
  Make a Difference - (Steve Myers) - February 10, 2018  MP3 
How old or young do you have to be to make a difference in this world? The Bible details many who have effected change. This message describes some of these people and how we too can make a difference.
  Personally Preaching the Gospel - (Rob Slocum) - February 03, 2018  MP3 
The Bible has many examples of kings, prophets and others who preached about God to the nations. Are we responsible to do the same?
  The Book of Revelation Part 11 - (Rex Sexton) - January 27, 2018  MP3 
This is the next part on the Book of Revelation series. This message covers Chapter 13. A Tale of 2 Beasts.
  The Book of Revelation Part 10 - (Rex Sexton) - January 20, 2018  MP3 
The continuing series covering chapters 11 and 12 - the 2 witnesses and the woman and the dragon
  The Book of Revelation Part 9 - (Rex Sexton) - January 13, 2018  MP3 
The little book and the two witnesses. The continuing series on the Book of Revelation.
  A Tale of 2 Parables - (Rex Sexton) - January 06, 2018  MP3 
Many times we read a scripture and realize that there is more to the words that what is obvious. Parables tell a story but do we understand the context of why the parable was given? How do we respond to the Word of God?
  The Optics of our Calling - (Ken Loucks) - December 30, 2017  MP3 
What does "abstain from the appearance of evil" mean? Is it possible for good to appear evil and if so, how can you avoid the appearance of evil? This message explores the meaning of 1 Thessalonians 5:22 and what it is that God wants from us in abstaining from the appearance of evil.
  Mithras - (Rex Sexton) - December 23, 2017  MP3  PDF
Mithras, Sol Invictus, Christmas. How do these relate? This message was presented during the Northwest Family Weekend.
  The Book of Revelation Part 8 - (Rex Sexton) - December 16, 2017  MP3 
This message continues the series on the Book of Revelation and covers Chapter 9
  Lessons from the Kings - (Bruce Koester) - December 09, 2017  MP3 
We are to live by every word of God as all scripture is designed for our benefit. How do scriptures relate to the Kings of Israel. What benefit did they derive from them? What lessons can we learn from these kings?
  The Book of Revelation Part 7 - (Rex Sexton) - December 02, 2017  MP3 
This message covers Chapter 8 of the Book of Revelation.
  Are Our Prayers Like Incense? - (Rob Slocum) - November 25, 2017  MP3 
The Bible relates prayers as the sweet aroma of incense. Does God appreciate our prayers and does He keep record of those? What are the practical ways we can ensure our prayers are heard?
  Thankfulness, Appreciation, Gratitude, and the Cause of Ingratitude - (Ken Loucks) - November 25, 2017  MP3 
The annual celebration of Thanksgiving is a great time to pause to reflect on the important subject of being thankful. What does it mean to be thankful? Is there a difference between thankfulness, appreciation and gratitude? What are the causes of ingratitude and how can we avoid or overcome them?
  The Book of Revelation Part 6 - (Rex Sexton) - November 18, 2017  MP3 
This is part 6 of the review of the Book of Revelation. It covers chapter 7.
  Pagan Days, Jewish Days, Christian Days - (Robert Dick) - November 11, 2017  MP3 
Do you know the differences between Pagan, Christian, and Jewish festivals? How are they similar and how are they different?
  Book of Revelation Part 5 - (Rex Sexton) - November 04, 2017  MP3 
This is part 5 of the series on the Book of Revelation. The meaning of the first 6 seals of the scroll is revealed.
  Focus on the Kingdom - (Fred Reeves) - October 28, 2017  MP3 
There are many men in ancient Israel that kept their energy and mind focused on the future. The Bible records their stories. Do we keep our focus on the Kingdom of God?
  Book of Revelation Part 4 - (Rex Sexton) - October 21, 2017  MP3 
Thrones, 24 Elders, 4 Living Creatures, and a Scroll with 7 seals. This is part 4 of the series on the Book of Revelation.
  Can We Teach It? - (Ken Loucks) - October 14, 2017  MP3 
Are we able to teach the doctrines of the church? Are we babes in Christ or well matured? The Kings of Israel were required to write a copy of the law for their understanding and guidance. How much of the sermons we hear do we make a part of us? Bible study reinforces our knowledge of God.
  Listen to the Spirit - (Rob Slocum) - October 14, 2017  MP3 
Are we ready for the Kingdom of God? It is coming in a time unexpected. Are we properly clothed? Does the Holy Spirit guide your life? Are we living a godly life?
  Spiritual Deception - (Ken Loucks) - September 23, 2017  MP3 
A spiritual virus is spread by spiritual deception. How do we become inoculated against a virus? What does it take to prevent a deception? The internalization of the truth of God is important for eternal life.
  Friends of God - (Fred Reeves) - September 09, 2017  MP3 
There are several names for God's people: Children of God, Sons of God, Chosen, Elect, Called out ones, bride. These all denote a relationship with God. But are we friends of God? What does that mean?
  The Book of Revelation Part 3 - last 3 churches - (Rex Sexton) - September 02, 2017  MP3  PDF
The sermon is part 3 of the series on the Book of Revelation and summarizes the Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicean churches.
  Peace and the Robbers of it - (Robert Dick) - August 26, 2017  MP3 
What is perfect peace spoken by Isaiah the prophet? Why does the peace of God surpass all understanding? Who or what robs us of peace?
  The Book of Revelation Part 2 - 7 Churches - (Rex Sexton) - August 19, 2017  MP3 
Part 2 of this series is a survey of the first 4 churches of Revelation chapter 2.
  Book of Revelation Part 1 - (Rex Sexton) - August 12, 2017  MP3 
When will the world end? There have been many so-called prophets that have predicted the end but so far all have failed in their predictions. To whom was the book written? What is the purpose? This is one part 1 of a series.
  God: Master Planner - (Ken Loucks) - August 05, 2017  MP3 
Chess is a game of planning and forethought. Some are very skilled in looking at long-term scenarios. God is the master planner and sees the end from the beginning. There are several examples in the Bible of the steps leading up to an end result.
  Faith - (Rob Slocum) - July 29, 2017  MP3 
What is Faith? Are we of little faith? Faith is s decision followed by action. Faith can be interrupted. How does Christ affect our faith?
  Love Your Wife - (Fred Reeves) - July 22, 2017  MP3 
Husbands are to love their wives as Christ loves the church. They are fellow heirs to eternal life. How should men treat their mates? Did you know that both men and women can be addicted to pornography and that porn is adultery?
  Family Integrity - (Rex Sexton) - July 15, 2017  MP3 
The laws of God are not arbitrary. There is a purpose for them. God created the family unit as a foundation for human life. Satan is out to destroy this foundation.
  Key Elements of Marriage - (Robert Dick) - July 08, 2017  MP3 
There are several principles that help to make a good marriage. Things that both husband and wife can do or not do that lay the groundwork for minimizing marital problems.
  The Missing Dimension in Marriage - (Rex Sexton) - July 01, 2017  MP3 
Part 4 on the continuing series on marriage.
  Understanding and Respect - (Fred Reeves) - June 24, 2017  MP3 
Women need to understand some key elements in understanding men. Marriage must be built on respect and learning to understand each other.
  Maxims for Husbands and Fathers - (Robert Dick) - June 17, 2017  MP3 
What does Biblical Rule mean when applied to marriage? Does it mean to be a dictator? What is a good father? What if we never had a good fatherly role model? There are three words that describe how a husband should treat his wife. What are they?
  Advice to Youth - (Rex Sexton) - June 10, 2017  MP3 
Times have changed since you were a youth. The morals and character of America have deteriorated greatly in a short time. What were you taught about living life and how to have success in marriage?
  Message to Ephesus - (Fred Reeves) - June 03, 2017  MP3 
The messages to the churches in the Book of Revelation are both specific and timeless. Part of the message to Ephesus was to remember their first works. He who has an ear...
  God Uses Human Variety - (Rex Sexton) - May 27, 2017  MP3 
God uses a variety of people to accomplish His purposes. These people have faults and lessons to learn. The Bible shows examples of this variety and details their faults and the lessons they learned.
  Perfect Character - (Rob Slocum) - May 13, 2017  MP3 
We are taught to look below the surface when dealing with the issues of life and how we view others. God looks at our heart. What is He looking for? What is perfection?
  Evil Teachings of Jezebel - (Rex Sexton) - April 29, 2017  MP3 
The message to Thyatira mentions that they tolerated Jezebel to teach and seduce God's servants. Who was Jezebel and what influence did she have on world governments and religious beliefs?
  Finding the True Church - (Rex Sexton) - April 22, 2017  MP3 
How does one seeking God discover the true church? What are the identifying signs of that church? Is is one of the major denominations? This sermon reveals the key markers of God's church.
  Meaning Behind the Spring Holy Days - Unleavened Bread (Fred Reeves) - April 17, 2017  MP3 
The spring Holy Days reveal the starting point of God's plan. The Passover focuses on Christ. The Night To Be Observed pictures coming out of sin. The Days of Unleavened Bread picture a sin-free life as Christ lived it. But there are a number of richer meanings to consider.
  God became man so man can become God - Unleavened Bread (Rex Sexton) - April 17, 2017  MP3 
There is a verse in the old testament that is quoted in the new testament more than any other scripture. It is Psalms 118:22. Christ is revealed as the chief cornerstone. God's divine power gives us all the tools we need to attain the kingdom of God. The Holy Spirit grants us a taste of the divine nature of God. We are to hold fast to that corner stone.
  True Repentance - (Ken Loucks) - April 15, 2017  MP3 
There is worldly repentance and godly repentance. What is the difference between the two? The world teaches tolerance which leads to acceptance and approval of sin. Who defines sin? How do sin and the law of God relate? Who were some biblical examples of true and false repentance?
  Reverse Engineering 1 Corinthians - Unleavened Bread (Robert Dick) - April 11, 2017  MP3 
I Corinthians is a book written to a Gentile church keeping the Days of Unleavened Bread. Each year we read I Corinthians 11:23-26 at the Passover service but where was Paul coming from when He made this statement? We will walk backwards through I Corinthians asking where Paul was coming from at each juncture along the way to better understand a message for this Holy Day season.
  Reconciliation of God and Man - (Rex Sexton) - April 08, 2017  MP3 
God has a plan to reconcile all mankind to Himself. What separated God from us in the first place? What are the details of this plan? Who is primarily involved in this plan?
  Be Thou My Vision - (Howard Davis) - April 01, 2017  MP3 
Is Christ our Vision? Do we reflect justice, Mercy, and walk humbly before our God? Do we reflect godly wisdom?
  Parable of the Talents - (Rob Slocum) - March 25, 2017  MP3 
Jesus used parables to teach His followers. Why did He do this? Parables reveal moral truth. Godly actions vs human actions. Provided teaching in a more palatable form for those seeking to discredit Him.
  Hebrews: Then and Now - (Rex Sexton) - March 18, 2017  MP3 
Who where the zealots? Why where there various factions? Before Jerusalem fell, the church fled. The Book of Hebrews was written to this group. They are very similar to the church today.
  Judgements - (Rex Sexton) - March 11, 2017  MP3 
The concept of justice is lost in society today. God created the concept of justice and He executes it perfectly. The principles of Godly justice has been replace by moral relativism. What are the consequences of subscribing to moral relativism?
  Timeline of the Passover - (Rex Sexton) - March 04, 2017  MP3 
Some of the people during the time of the Apostle Paul were not giving reverence to the Passover service. Jesus gave specifics as to how the Passover was to be observed. The Old Testament provided instruction on the Passover as well.
  The Last Days - (Fred Reeves) - February 25, 2017  MP3 
Have we prayed Thy Kingdom Come? We look at the world conditions and realize there is much sorrow present. When will the end come when Christ returns? What did Jesus say about the end?
  How Do We View God and Christ? - (Robert Dick) - February 11, 2017  MP3 
The previous sermon from Robert Dick it was discussed who is your God? In this sermon he discusses how we relate to both the Father and the Son. What is our approach to God? Do we show gratitude, respect and acknowledge both?
  Foundations of Marriage - (Rex Sexton) - February 04, 2017  MP3 
There are 4 basis of marriage: Conflicted, Traditional, Harmonious, and Vitalized. These are explained in this sermon on marriage as well as some examples of good and bad marriages listed in the Bible.
  Pleasing the Father Part 2 - (R Sexton) - January 28, 2017  MP3  MP4 (video)
Part 2 in this series. What are our priorities in our daily life? We have many activities, some items we must do and others are lower priority. How do we prioritize our life. What are the most important activities?
  Who Is Your God? - (Robert Dick) - January 21, 2017  MP3 
Our perception of God is influenced by our background and society. Primitive societies focus on the spirits. The Greeks and Romans had a pantheon of gods. They felt they needed to appease the gods. Their gods were unpredictable. What are the characteristics of the God of the Bible? To what other gods can we compare Him?
  Pleasing the Father - (Rex Sexton) - January 14, 2017  MP3 
Are we living to please God? Christ has always pleased the Father. How did Christ do this?
  Why God's Holy Days? - (Ken Loucks) - December 31, 2016  MP3 
Most of Christianity observes holidays such as Easter, Halloween, Christmas, and New Years. Why does the church observe the Holy Days given to all men? God says these are His days to be observed. Why do you or don't you observe what God commands?
  No Regrets - (Rex Sexton) - December 24, 2016  MP3 
As we mature we may think back on things we did or didn't do that created a feeling of regret. There are examples in the Bible of people whose regrets are documented for our edification. Do you have regrets? How can we live a life free of regrets? Is our spiritual life leading us towards no regrets?
  Walking Towards Perfection - (Roc Corbett) - December 24, 2016  MP3  PPS
Life is a continually changing process. How has life changed since we were children? At some point God may have shown you His way. How did we react to the revelation? Are we on an upward path towards godly perfection or are we following the downward trend of the world?
  Immortal Soul? - (Fred Reeves) - December 10, 2016  MP3 
Does mankind have an immortal soul? Where did this idea originate? Is it Biblical? Is there a heaven or hell? Is transmigration of the soul accurate? What is the spirit in man? Just what is the soul?
  Lessons from Barak and Balaam - (Rex Sexton) - December 03, 2016  MP3 
We can learn much from the story of Barak and Balaam. Balaam was faithful up to a point then he sold out Israel for personal gain. How is that different from conditions today? Listen to this informative sermon for enlightenment.
  The Book of Life - (Rex Sexton) - November 26, 2016  MP3 
What is the Book of Life? Is everyone written in it? What does scripture say about this book? Is our name written in this book? What happens if your name is not written in the book or has been blotted out?
  Clean and Unclean - (Rex Sexton) - November 12, 2016  MP3 
God gave His laws for clean and unclean things to eat. These included land animals, sea creatures, and flying things. Plants, insects and crawling things are listed. God separates things that are Holy and profane. God wants His people to be separate. How does clean and unclean apply to our spiritual lives?
  Faith and Works - (Fred Reeves) - November 05, 2016  MP3 
What is faith? Is it not having a complete trust in someone or something? Is it a strong belief in God or a religion? Does it require some kind of proof to have faith? Or can you have faith in the unseen? How about works? Can you have faith without works? The Bible says you can't have one without the other.
  God's Temple - (Rex Sexton) - October 29, 2016  MP3 
Is there a place of safety for the church? Will the temple be rebuilt and sacrifices to resume before the end of the age? Is there a physical temple or is there some other temple? What is the Holy Temple in the Lord?
  Rewarded According to Works - (Rex Sexton) - October 08, 2016  MP3 
Is man justified by faith alone apart from the deeds of the law? Is faith the only element of justification? Can we pay for our sins? Are we saved by grace? There is a grass church movement that believes in cheap grace. The scriptures state that we will be rewarded according to our works.
  Prepare for Challenges - (R Sexton) - October 01, 2016  MP3 
There are examples in the scriptures of people who were faithful to God. God did not allow them to suffer damage. And yet there are others who were persecuted and suffered hurt. What challenges await each of us as we live a Christian life?
  Anger Management - (Rex Sexton) - September 24, 2016  MP3 
The Biosphere experiment proved that life needs resistance for proper growth. The Bible states that we should count it all joy in our trials. Do we blame God for what people do? How do we handle adversity and our anger? Mr Sexton provides insight into these topics.
  Ecclesiastes - is it a Pessimistic Book? - (Robert Dick) - September 17, 2016  MP3 
Many think Ecclesiastes is a pessimistic book yet in Jewish synagogues it is read each year as part of the celebration of Sukkoth-the Feast of Tabernacles. Is there something we are missing? This sermon explores the Book of Ecclesiastes and how it can enhance even our observance of the Feast of Tabernacles.
  Dancing With Our Scars - (Rex Sexton) - September 10, 2016  MP3 
We suffer wounds and they may heal but scars seldom go away. We are to learn to live with our scars. Put past things behind us. Satan wants to use our scars against us. Mr Sexton provides encouragement to help us properly handle our emotional and spiritual scars.
  Current Events and Prophecy Part 5 - (Rex Sexton) - August 20, 2016  MP3 
Mr Sexton continues his series of prophecy. This edition covers the place of safety, the Throne of God, being translated, the remanent.
  The Three Resurrections - (Fred Reeves) - August 13, 2016  MP3 
Many churches teach the resurrection. Is there a reward of being in Heaven after we die? The Bible states that there will be a resurrection at Christ's return. But is that the only resurrection for all mankind? Mr Reeves explains what the Bible teaches.
  Current Events and Prophecy Part 4 - (Rex Sexton) - August 06, 2016  MP3  PDF
The Babylonian system: the beast, the healing of the wound, the restoration, the Scarlet beast and the Harlot are covered in part 4 of this series.
  It All Comes Down to Attitude - (R Dick) - July 30, 2016  MP3 
The Holy Grail of modern physics is the search for a great unifying theory–The Theory of Everything. Ancient Greek philosophers searched in vain for something that would unify and make sense of their philosophies. This sermon explores the universal quality that governs the spiritual success or failure of both men and angels.
  Current Events and Prophecy Part 3 - (Rex Sexton) - July 16, 2016  MP3 
Who are the King of the North and the King of the South? Where are the nations of Israel when the North/South conflagration occurs? Why does God withdraw Himself from the many nations of Israel? What leaders call themselves great? Does Israel repent of their ways? Mr Sexton continues his series.
  Current Events and Prophecy Part 2 - (Rex Sexton) - July 02, 2016  MP3 
The Roman Empire. Understanding the Roman Empire and the leaders helps us to understand many Biblical Prophecies. This Part 2 of the series explains the background of Rome's powerful influence on the world.
  Current Events and Prophecy Part 1 - (Rex Sexton) - June 25, 2016  MP3 
With Britain exiting the EU does this mean the end of the EU? Will other nations follow suit? What does this mean in the prophetic time line? Who are the 3 major players in prophecy? Mr Sexton provides insight.
  The Sabbath Day - (Fred Reeves) - June 18, 2016  MP3 
Why is the Sabbath day special? Does what we do on the Sabbath reflect our relationship with God? What does it mean that we are not to work on the Sabbath? Why did the Jews make the Sabbath a burden? The Sabbath is a test commandment - what does that mean? Is the Sabbath a covenant? Mr Reeves helps us understand more about the keeping of the Sabbath Day.
  What the Holy Spirit Is Not - (Ken Loucks) - June 11, 2016  MP3 
Is the Holy Spirit a person? Does it control our minds? Does it manipulate us? Just what is the Holy Spirit? Mr. Ken Loucks provides an interesting look at the Holy Spirit.
  The Sin of Boasting - (R Sexton) - June 04, 2016  MP3 
The boxer Ali claimed to be the greatest. Was he? There are 8 reasons that people boast. Do you know what they are? Is it ok for a Christian to boast? Mr. Sexton discusses boasting.
  The Great Disappointment - (R Sexton) - May 28, 2016  MP3 
What is the Great Disappointment? How to these apply to us as a church and personally? What are the fullness of the gentiles? Mr Sexton brings to light many prophecies that are to be fulfilled.
  Christ Our Wave Sheaf - (Fred Reeves) - May 21, 2016  MP3 
There are Holy Days associated with 3 seasons of the year. Do you know what was harvested during each of these seasons? How do they relate to Christ? Mr Reeves provides insight.
  Prayers - (R Sexton) - May 07, 2016  MP3 
We are not naturally prayerful people. What are the purposes for prayers and the type of prayers. Does God remember our prayers? Mr Sexton reviews prayers.
  Signs of a True Christian - Unleavened Bread (Rex Sexton) - April 29, 2016  MP3 
What are the signs of a Christian? Are we a True Christian with symptoms or do we just have signs of being a Christian? Would our lives as Christians hold up in a court of law or from a medical diagnosis? Are we tolerant of sin? Do we bear fruit of the spirit? Mr Sexton discusses this topic.
  Preparing for Passover - (R Sexton) - April 16, 2016  MP3 
God told Israel how to begin a calendar year - in the spring not the dead of winter. He also gave them instructions as to which days to observe. Jesus and the apostles set an example as to their observance. The Passover is one of those. Jesus became the lamb sacrificed for all mankind. This event was created before the worlds were created. Mr Sexton explains the background of the Passover, the perfect lamb, and how Passover ties in with salvation.
  7 Last Sayings of Christ - (R Sexton) - April 02, 2016  MP3 
Christ uttered 7 saying just before He died. What were they and what meaning do they hold for us. Mr Sexton explains.
  Passover Lamb - (Fred Reeves) - March 26, 2016  MP3 
Mr Reeves explores the Old and New Testament Passovers and the sequence of events leading up to the death of Jesus. A thought provoking message.
  Jesus Curses the Fig Tree - (R Sexton) - March 05, 2016  MP3 
Why did Jesus curse the fig tree so that it withered? How are the promises of God tied to this event? What did the people mean when they shouted Hosanna upon Jesus' entry into Jerusalem? Mr Sexton explains this important topic.
  Two Gods - (Fred Reeves) - February 27, 2016  MP3 
How does the God of the Old Testament differ than the God of the New Testament? It is said that the God of the OT is strict and harsh, whereas the NT shows a loving, caring God. How do we reconcile the two. Is there one God, two or three? Mr Reeves provides insight.
  What is Truth? Part 2 - (R Sexton) - February 20, 2016  MP3 
Mr Sexton continues his series on the Truth of God.
  The Tabernacle - (R Sexton) - February 06, 2016  MP3  PPS
The Tabernacle of ancient Israel during the time of Moses had carefully crafted objects and construction. Mr Sexton goes into some detail to explain the construction, features and proper use of this tent of meeting.
  Salvation and God's Long Suffering - (R Sexton) - January 16, 2016  MP3 
God gives humanity time to so He can determine the true character of people. He is interested in who will be faithful to Him. God doesn't ignore sinful actions, He wants to see the overall nature before He takes action. Mr Sexton explains why God doesn't always act on human activities immediately.
  What Is Truth? - (Rex Sexton) - January 09, 2016  MP3 
What is Truth? How does perception alter a view of truth? What are things that truth is not? How does relativism relate to truth? What is the ultimate truth? Mr Sexton discusses aspects of truth.
  Modern Gnosticism - (Rex Sexton) - January 02, 2016  MP3 
The Gnostics suppose themselves to be "in the know". Gnostic ideas were present long before Christianity. Who are the Ascetics? Do you know about the dispensationalists? Mr Sexton covers the teachings of Gnosticism.
  The Rock - (Rex Sexton) - December 19, 2015  MP3 
What was Jacobs pillar stone and how does it figure into the history of Israel and it's present location. Mr Sexton follows the history of the rock and it's relation to our Rock.
  Journeys of Paul Part 3 - (Rex Sexton) - December 12, 2015  MP3  PPS
Mr Sexton wraps up the series on the journeys of the Apostle Paul. Paul visited many countries in Europe as well as the British Isles.
  Keys to Personal Growth - (Ken Loucks) - November 28, 2015  MP3 
We all may have had job evaluations. How did we measure up? In our Christian lives we are to be growing in grace and knowledge. Mr Loucks presents 5 keys to personal growth.
  Journeys of Paul Part 2 - (Rex Sexton) - November 21, 2015  MP3  PPS
Mr Sexton continues his series on the Journeys of Paul. This edition describes the second Journey of the apostle.
  Journeys of Paul Part 1 - (Rex Sexton) - November 14, 2015  MP3  PPS
Mr Sexton begins a series of the Journeys of the apostle Paul.

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