Why Do We Have Friend Day? Part III

Foundational Truths: Everyone is a Sinner. One cannot Save himself from sin. God offered Jesus as Savior. One must acknowledge Jesus as Lord to be saved from his sin. Life Truth: We have Friend Day because there is a God. A life-giving God Who: Created the world and all who live on it. Leaves Evidence […]

Why do we have Friend Day? Part II

Foundational Truths: Everyone is a Sinner. One cannot Save himself from sin. God offered Jesus as Savior. One must acknowledge Jesus as Lord to be saved from his sin. Life Truth: We have Friend Day because life is Chaos without God.  Chaos observed in: A. Squandered assets. B. Misdirected Worship. 2. God Delivers from chaos.

Why Do We Have Friend Day? Part I

Foundational Truths: Everyone is a Sinner. One cannot Save himself from sin. God offered Jesus as Savior. One must acknowledge Jesus as Lord to be saved from his sin. Life Truth:  We have Friend Day because life is in Vain without God. A picture of vanity. Ecclesiastes 1:2-11 These things won’t give meaning to life: […]

Why Do We Need Dads?

Life Truth: Our model for a good Dad is no One less than our Father in Heaven. We need Dads who: Provide for their families. Lead their families for God’s sake. Protect their families.  

Why Do We Rejoice in Suffering?

We can rejoice in suffering because: It is not a Surprise, but a Plan. It shows you are United with Jesus. It will result in greater Joy in Glory. You have the Spirit of God resting on you. It is a way to Glorify God. God is Faithful to care for your soul.  

Why Must One Be Churched? Mark 4:1-20

The plan is for the believer to bear “abiding” fruit to the Glory of God. “By this is My Father glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples. You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit […]

Why Be Baptized?

Life Truth: To be “baptized” is to be Immersed in water. Followers of Jesus are baptized: Having abandoned fruitless Religion. 2. After confessing and repenting of sin. 3. To follow the example of Jesus.

Why We Believe In Hell

  There are three pictures of Hell that emerge from these passages: Hell is a place of PUNISHMENT. Hell is a place of DESTRUCTION. Hell is a place of BANISHMENT. Implications: These three pictures of Hell interweave with biblical portraits of God. These three pictures of Hell flow naturally from biblical portraits of sin. These […]

Why we Preach The Bible Part IV: The Inerrancy of the Word of God

Video Audio 1. The Bible is HOLY or SET APART from all other religious texts. 2. The Bible REPLACES man’s foolishness with God’s wisdom. 3. The Bible is INSPIRED by God. Application: We preach the Bible because… The Bible’s claims to HOLINESS, DIVINE WISDOM, and INSPIRATION drive us to the conclusion that the Scriptures are […]

Why Marry Young?

Life Truth: Christians prepare for God’s BEST. We are encouraged to marry young because of God’s: Biological DESIGN. Many of the REASONS to wait are idolatrous. PROCESS of maturing us.

Messages

Sermon Podcasts Proof From An Empty Tomb – Luke 24:1-12 Maranatha – 2 Timothy 4:1-8 & Revelation 22:16-21 Hallelujah – Psalm 113 Worthy of Worship – Revelation 4&5 The Unapproachable God – 1 Timothy 6:11-16 & Revelation 22:1-5 The Immortal God – 1 Timothy 6:11-16 & 2 Corinthians 5:1-5 The Sovereign God – 1 Timothy […]

LifeGroups

Cedar Street Church…a Church of LifeGroups. Why Do We Have LifeGroups? God created us to enjoy Him and grow in our relationship with Him and with others in community, not in isolation. This life-long pursuit of sharing life together with God and His people is what the Bible calls “Fellowship.” The believers of Cedar Street […]

Testimony

Sharing our own faith story with others helps move hearts, because it makes the gospel personal and relatable and demonstrates the life-changing power of Christ firsthand. Every believer’s faith story can be broken up into three parts: Before— Then—After. BEFORE What was your life like before you met Jesus? This may range from raunchy to […]

Freed For Joy: Parts I & II

Part I Acts 15:1-21 Unfortunately, on the weekend of November 22/23 the audio recordings were not able to be produced due to technical difficulties. So, since many have requested the sermon notes, here they are. Life Truth The Gospel is the JOYOUS ANNOUNCEMENT of salvation through Jesus’ death and resurrection. Because the Gospel is under […]

The Beatitudes: Persecuted

Why does persecution come to those who practice RIGHTEOUSNESS? . Why am I not being PERSECUTED now? How can we consider it a BLESSING to be persecuted? How can I prepare my HEART AND MIND for persecution?

The Life of Faith and Future Plans: James 4:13

James offers Two Warnings 1. Don’t plan your LIFE without God. 2. Don’t plan your ACCOMPLISHMENTS without God. Why? 1. You don’t know the future. 2. You are powerless to change the future. Life Truth: Living your life as though God doesn’t exist is pure ARROGANCE!