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Repent

Second Sunday of Advent
Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Reading: Matthew 3:1-12

While Jesus was living in the Galilean hills, John, called “the Baptizer,” was preaching in the desert country of Judea. His message was simple and austere, like his desert surroundings: “Change your life. God’s kingdom is here.” (Verses 1-2)

Prepare

First Sunday of Advent
Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Reading: Romans 13:11-14

Get out of bed and get dressed! Don’t loiter and linger, waiting until the very last minute. Dress yourselves in Christ, and be up and about! (Verse 14)

Watch Out For Doomsday Deceivers

Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost
Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Reading: Luke 21:5-19

Watch out for the doomsday deceivers. Many leaders are going to show up with forged identities claiming, “I’m the One,” or, “The end is near.” Don’t fall for any of that. When you hear of wars and uprisings, keep your head and don’t panic. This is routine history and no sign of the end. (Verses 8-9)

A Major Preoccupation

Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost
Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Reading: Luke 20:27-38

Jesus said, “Marriage is a major preoccupation here, but not there. Those who are included in the resurrection of the dead will no longer be concerned with marriage nor, of course, with death.” (Verse 34)

A Major Preoccupation

Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost
Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Reading: Luke 20:27-38

Jesus said, “Marriage is a major preoccupation here, but not there. Those who are included in the resurrection of the dead will no longer be concerned with marriage nor, of course, with death.” (Verse 34)

Oh No You Didn’t!

Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost
Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Reading: Luke 19:1-10

Zacchaeus just stood there, a little stunned. He stammered apologetically, “Master, I give away half my income to the poor — and if I’m caught cheating, I pay four times the damages.” (Verse 8)

Oh No You Didn’t!

Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost
Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Reading: Luke 19:1-10

Zacchaeus just stood there, a little stunned. He stammered apologetically, “Master, I give away half my income to the poor — and if I’m caught cheating, I pay four times the damages.” (Verse 8)

Evangelicals, the Morally Upright and Other Sinners

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Reading: Luke 18:9-14

But if you’re content to be simply yourself, you will become more than yourself. (Verse 14)