Sermons by Pastor Matthew Shorack

Sermons by Pastor Matthew Shorack

Spiritual Health

1 Corinthians 12:1—13:13 The Forgotten Person of the Trinity (Series) Unity: 1 Corinthians 12:1-13 (4-7 & 11) 4 There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. 5 There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. 6 There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work. 7 Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good. 11…

Holy Spirit Power

Galatians 3: 1-9 The Forgotten Person of the Trinity (Series) Galatians 3:1 You foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? Before your very eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed as crucified. Common sense in our faith. Galatians 3:2-5 I would like to learn just one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by believing what you heard? 3 Are you so foolish? After beginning by means of the Spirit, are you now trying…

Empty Not Empty

John 20:1-16 Tragedy or Triumph? (Easter Series) John 20:1-3 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. 2 So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we don’t know where they have put him!” 3 So Peter and the…

Guess Who’s Coming?

Luke 19:37-44 Tragedy or Triumph? Luke 19:37-40 When he came near the place where the road goes down the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of disciples began joyfully to praise God in loud voices for all the miracles they had seen: 38 “Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!” 39 Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Jesus, “Teacher, rebuke your disciples!” 40 “I…

United But Unique

United But Unique Matthew 3:16-17 The Forgotten Person of the Trinity (Series) Genesis 1:1-2 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. The Spirit is God. Matthew 3:16-17 As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, and he saw the Spirit…

Don’t Be Deceived

Don’t Be Deceived Colossians 2:1-15 No More Disappointments: Colossians (Series) Colossians 2:1-3 I want you to know how hard I am contending for you and for those at Laodicea, and for all who have not met me personally. 2 My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, 3 in whom are…

Is Jesus enough?

Is Jesus Enough? Colossians 1:15-23 No More Disappointments: Colossians (Series) Colossians 1:15 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. Jesus’ relationship with the Father. John 14:8-9 Philip said, “Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us.” 9 Jesus answered: “Don’t you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show…

You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone Acts 23:1-11 Why Church? (Series) Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. All roads lead to Rome. Acts 23: (11) The following night the Lord stood near Paul and said, “Take courage! As you have testified about me in Jerusalem, so you must also testify in Rome.” The…