Distinguishing Marks, Part 1 – Leviticus 11:1-23

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg begins our new series, “Clean” by preaching from Leviticus 11:1-23. It can be confusing to study God’s laws about what he declares clean and unclean. But when we look closer we see the distinguishing marks of what is acceptable before a pure and holy God. We see, through these laws, the same distinguishing marks of purity in …

Strange Fire and Pure Worship – Leviticus 10

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Leviticus 10 in the next message of our series, “Come to the Altar.” Information is good, but sometimes we need to “live out” the information to truly understand it. In Leviticus 10, Aaron and his sons live out the truths God has been teaching them about approaching His holiness in worship. The lessons learned by …

Building a Worshipper – Leviticus 9

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our study, “Come to the Altar,” by teaching from Chapter 9 of Leviticus. Whether it’s a meeting at work, paying our taxes, or doing house chores we all are faced with tasks that we would rather not do but that we know must be done – so we do them. Our worship of our God is …

Crafting a Servant – Leviticus 8

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from chapter 8 in our series through Leviticus, “Come to the Altar.” We know that part of the Christian life is to serve the Lord, the church, and those around us. But this is unnatural. It goes against every fiber of our being. So how can we be remade, by God’s grace, into true servants of …

The Standard – Leviticus 7:22-38

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our series in the book of Leviticus, “Come to the Altar,” by teaching from Leviticus 7:22-38. Our world is a crazy place. We live in the midst of an everpresent battle over the most basic concepts. The problem is not a lack of intelligence or information. The problem is a lack of foundation. In this week’s …

Perfect Provision – Leviticus 4:1-6:7

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our study through Leviticus with this week’s message, “Perfect Provision.” In our most honest moments, it is easy to recognize how far we are from perfect. We do our best but fund ourselves coming up short of God’s holiness. But God makes a way to repair what our sin has broken. Leviticus 4-6:7 shows us how …

Responding to Holiness – Leviticus 1-3

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg opens our new series, “Come to the Altar,” teaching from Leviticus 1-3. It can be a frustrating reality that perfection is beyond our reach. Nothing we can ever do will be “perfect”. But we serve a God who is perfect. This week we will discuss how God’s holiness changes our hearts and demands, deserves, and invites a …

Making the Most of 2019

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches on the strengthening our resolve to make 2019 our best year ever. The new year is a great opportunity for us to reignite our resolve. We do it with exercise, diets, family commitments, and all kinds of other areas of our lives. Do we do the same in our commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ?

Longing for Redemption

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg closes our advent series, “Longing for Christmas.” Everybody loves the story of the underdog. We love it because we know our own shortcomings and want to believe that we too can overcome them. So how do we live out the underdog story? Only through the life, death, and resurrection of the child born in the manger. This …

Longing for Peace – Luke 2:14

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues in our series, “Longing for Christmas” teaching from Luke 2:14. Life seems to throw uncertainty after uncertainty at us. Just when we think we’ve got things figured out, we are confronted with the unexpected. It’s unsettling. Fortunately for those of us who celebrate the Messiah, we have a calm in the face of all of that …