Surprised by Forgiveness – Genesis 33:1-17

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the next message in our series, “Behind the Shield.” No one likes to be wrong. Most of us like admitting our errors even less. In Genesis 33, Jacob must come face to face with the mistakes of his past. But through this meeting and shocking¬†reconciliation, we learn three important aspects of faithful forgiveness.

Credit Where Credit’s Due – Genesis 30:35-43

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches another lesson in our series, “Passing the Torch”. Trials in this life are many… but so too are blessings! While we talk often about how we handle the difficulties in life, it is also important that we know how to handle God’s blessings with grace and faithfulness. In Genesis 30:25-43, we find three instructions in how …

The Hard Truth – Genesis 29:1-15

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg leads us through the next passage of our study in the book of Genesis, “Passing the Torch.” Sometimes our sin is obvious to us. But sometimes we don’t realize the depth of our depravity until we are confronted with its consequences. In Genesis 29:15-30, Jacob is faced with a reminder of his own sin. Through this scene, …

The Power of Grace – Colossians 2:20-23

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues to teach through the book of Colossians in our series, “Unwavering.” Ever feel like nothing you do is enough? You’re not happy enough, you aren’t successful enough, you can do enough for your family, etc.? The reason is that our best efforts were never meant to be enough for us. As we read Colossians 2:20-23 we …

Colossians 1:21-23 – The Depth of the Gospel

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Pastor Jonathan concludes our series in the first section of the NT book of Colossians with a message titled, “The Depth of the Gospel.” Last week we talked about the centrality of Christ and the power it brings to the Christian faith. This week we’ll discuss how that power leads us to a deeper appreciation for the Gospel and for …

The Word is Love – Hebrews 1:1-4

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg concludes our 2021 Advent series, “Awe and Wonder”. As the image of the invisible God (Colossians 1:15), Jesus is the perfect expression of God’s infinite love. Usually we point to the manger and the cross as our evidence. While this is good, the question remains: HOW does Jesus’ life perfectly express God’s infinite love. We get a …

The Fate of Sodom – Genesis 19:1-29

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the next message in our series, “Next Level,” as we continue to study through the life of Abraham. Most know the story of Sodom and how God destroyed the city. Many outside the Christian faith point to this as a picture of an angry and violent god. But when we understand the full story, we see …

Children of Freedom – Galatians 4:21-31

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our study through Galatians in a series called, “The Real Thing.” Over the last two weeks, we’ve heard Paul tell the Galatians how they’ve been adopted as children of God and how their former way of life should now hold no appeal to them. This week, in Galatians 4:21-31, he shows the implications of their new …

Unraveling Appeal – Galatians 4:8-20

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the next section of our study through Galatians. Junk food looks, smells, and tastes so good, but it offers no nutritional value and does us much more harm than good. Seeking righteousness by our own efforts seems appealing to us as well, but it fails us in every way. Galatians 4:8-20 reveals the false appeal of …