The Cruciform Life

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The Cruciform Life

We are beginning a new sermon series this morning that will run through Easter Sunday. We are calling it the cruciform life, meaning how can our lives be shaped by the cross. We are looking at various aspects of life, things such as forgiveness, dealing with evil, and finally, on Easter Sunday, being shaped by the resurrection. This morning we are exploring the theme of being shaped by freedom. We are looking at a passage from Paul’s letter to the Galatians, Galatians 5:1-15. And we will explore this from two perspectives. First we will look at the power of freedom. Verse 1 states that it was for freedom that Christ has set us free. And then we are commanded to stand firm in our freedom. The second point is the purpose of freedom, which vv.13-14 tell us is love. We were built and designed to love. Again, there are many misguided notions as to what love is so we can let the fear of some of these false definitions keep us from embracing the call of these verses. Being shaped by freedom through the cross will lead to a life of love.

April 16, 2017

Shaped by the Resurrection

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: The Cruciform Life Topic: Easter Passage: John 11:25–11:27

April 9, 2017

Shaped by Love

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: The Cruciform Life Passage: Romans 12:9–12:21

April 2, 2017

Shaped by the Battle

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: The Cruciform Life Passage: Colossians 3:5–3:11

March 26, 2017

Shaped by Access

Series: The Cruciform Life Passage: Luke 19:45–20:8

March 19, 2017

Shaped by Freedom

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: The Cruciform Life Passage: Galatians 5:1–5:15

February 10, 2019

The Problem of Failure

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Romans 2:17–:24

February 3, 2019

Understanding Judgment

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Romans 2:1–:16

January 27, 2019

Understanding Your Heart

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Romans 1:18–:32

January 20, 2019

The Power of the Gospel

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Romans 1:8–:17

January 13, 2019

The Cosmic Scope of the Gospel

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Romans 1:1–:7

January 6, 2019

Remember the Story

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Isaiah 6:1–:8

December 30, 2018

What is Truth-Jesus the Worlds Divine Interruption

Speaker: Rick Koconis Passage: John 18:28–:38

December 23, 2018

Salvation

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Advent:Light in Darkness Passage: Luke 1:67–:79

December 9, 2018

A New Family

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Advent:Light in Darkness Passage: John 1:6–:13

December 2, 2018

Life and Light

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Advent:Light in Darkness Topic: Advent Passage: John 1:1–:5