On this final Sunday of Advent, Pastor David preaches from Psalm 85 on the topic of peace. How does this psalm point us to God’s activity in the past, present, and future? How is it fulfilled in Jesus Christ?
When Will We Be Joyful?
Psalm 98 points us to God as the Lord of all nations, as the bringer of eternal salvation. Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth! How do we do that when our circumstances aren’t great? Listen to Pastor David’s sermon here.
When Will the King Arrive?
Psalm 24 is a messianic psalm that looks forward to a mutual advent: the arrival of the King with his people in the same space. How does this help us prepare for Jesus’s arrival? Listen to Pastor David’s sermon here.
People, Look East
At our Hanging of the Greens Celebration service, Pastor David gave this reflection based on Zechariah 14:3-9. People, look east!
When Will Justice Come?
On this first Sunday of Advent, we consider a messianic psalm: Psalm 72. When will divine justice come, and what will it look like? Pastor David helps us investigate this idea.
The Shepherd King
The Old Testament prophet Ezekiel looked forward to a time when God would make all things right. How does this point us to Jesus, the Shepherd King? Listen to Pastor David’s sermon on Ezekiel 34:11-24.
Simeon Meets Jesus: A Thanksgiving Story
Pastor David preached at this fall’s community Thanksgiving service, which was held at the Oil City Assembly of God. He told the story of Simeon meeting the infant Jesus, as recorded in Luke 2:21-35. Listen in here:
We Belong to the Day
Light and dark play contrasting roles in scripture. The final chapter of 1 Thessalonians expands on this contrast. How should we live as children of light today? Listen to Pastor David’s sermon here:
When Jesus Returns
What is the “rapture”? What does scripture actually say about the return of Jesus? Listen to Pastor David’s sermon on 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18.
Also included at the beginning of this message are a few thoughts from Pastor David about last week’s mass shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, as well as some reflections from this weekend’s General Assembly of the Church of God in Michigan.
“Be holy, because I am holy,” God says. Let’s get serious about sanctification. Listen to Pastor David’s sermon on 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12.