This week Pastor Greg Whaley focuses on the prayerful "last words" of Jesus to His disciples found in John 17:13-21. Listen as Pastor Whaley outlines this prayer of blessing and shows us how to live on our own spiritual journey and showing us that as believers we should be united against the world.
There is no more divisive name in history, or in the present, than Jesus. Where there is division there is persecution. Where there is persecution there is humiliation. Where there is humiliation there is suffering. This week Pastor Greg Whaley looks at Luke 15:18-25 and expounds upon Jesus' words to His disciples about His coming humiliation, suffering and death. Listen as Pastor Whaley addresses the following questions: If we call Jesus "Master" do we still belong to this world? If the Master is to be humiliated and suffer should the servant expect to be treated differently? As believers how should we understand humiliation and suffering?
This week we move closer to the cross with a study of John 14:1-3 and Jesus' comforting words to His disciples, which immediately follows Jesus' prediction of Peters denials. Failure is part of the Christian walk. Striving to emulate a perfect Savior in this fallen world inevitably leads to failure. What do Jesus' words to His disciples have to say to us about our own failures? Listen as Pastor Greg Whaley opens the word and speaks truth about the One who is our comfort.
In every journey the most important decision is when to begin. The subject of this weeks sermon is one such decision in our Saviors journey to the cross. Listen as Pastor Whaley opens John 12:23-36 in the light of a precipitation event in Christs journey and then applies it to our own lives.
In this second sermon, for the series "Journey to the Cross" Pastor Greg Whaley expounds upon John 12:1-8 and the story of Mary's anointing of Jesus' feet. Brother Whaley compares Mary's act service to the worship we are to give our Lord and Savior. In many ways Mary teaches us about the true nature of worship. Listen as Pastor Whaley moves us closer to the cross and teaches us about the "Anointing."
Pastor Greg Whaley begins a new sermon series this week entitled "The Journey Begins". This series will focus on Christs journey toward the cross as we ourselves begin our journey toward Easter. This weeks sermon is taken for John 11 and focus' on Jesus' journey to Bethany to ultimately raise Lazarus from the dead. Pastor Whaley expounds on the Lazarus story and shows us that within its narrative are lesson about our own journey toward the cross of Jesus.
In the final sermon from the FULLY ALIVE series, Pastor Greg Whaley looks at Ephesians 2:19-22. This sermon, entitled The Sharing Life, shows us that when we come to know Christ as our Savior we become part of a whole. In the light of our Savior we come into the with fellow believers and share our life with God the Father in His household as His temple. When we share our life, our joy is made complete in Him because we have become FULLY ALIVE.
Expounding upon Ephesians 2:18, Pastor Greg Whaley shows us that in order to be fully alive we must live a Spirit-filled life. Pastor Whaley helps us understand that life is only possible through Jesus Christ, that it is available to everyone, and has always been God's desire for all. This sermon, entitled Living By the Spirit, is Pastor Whaley's latest installment to the FULLY ALIVE series.
This week, Pastor Greg Whaley, continues the series FULLY ALIVE with enlightening sermon on the subject of peace taken from Ephesians 2:14-17. Pastor Whaley teaches us that only through Jesus can true peace be found. He tells us that the peace provided by Christ was purchased by Him and reconciles us to God, allows peace to reign in our hearts, and gives us the possibility of peace with others.
With Pastor Greg Whaley on vacation, Micah Collins, the Minister to Students, continues the Ephesian 2 sermon series, FULLY ALIVE. Bro. Micah's sermon focuses on verses 11-13 and is entitled Near to Life. This message expounds upon Paul's words to the Ephesians and attempts to share the importance of remembering our hopelessness without Christ, so that the joy that comes with our hope of drawing Near to Life, through Him, is placed in its proper perspective.