The Road Less Traveled

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…pick up your cross daily and follow me (Luke 9:23)

2016-11-13 A Well Lit Path

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Series: The Way Home A WELL-LIT PATH Psalm 119 The Road Less Traveled ultimately is the road that leads us home… it’s the place where Simon and Garfunkel’s thoughts keep escaping, their music is playing and their love lies waiting. It is also the place where the prodigal turned to after coming to his senses […]

2016-11-6 Low Road

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Series: The Way Home THE LOW ROAD Phil 1:20-21 We have heard a lot of campaign rhetoric this year. One fairly positive mantra has been: “When they go low, we go high” (a sentiment that most of us can agree with as we approach any kind of adversary). So, it is with some degree of […]

2016-10-30 Why Doesn’t God Make it Easier to get There?

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Series: A Bend in the Road Less Traveled WHY DOESN’T GOD MAKE IT EASIER TO GET THERE? Psalm 121 There are times in life when a gentle stroll on a level path has turned into a dangerous trek up a sheer cliff… or at best, the side of a challenging mountain. Sometimes the bend in […]

2016-10-23 Why Does God Bless the Wicked?

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Series: A Bend in the Road Less Traveled WHY DOES GOD BLESS THE WICKED? Psalm 73 What’s wrong with the world? Nice guys finish last? Jerks run for President… Sometimes it seems like it would be better to chuck all our altruism and just focus on #1. Forget the 10 Commandments… especially the 10th (Exodus 20:17). […]

2016-10-16 The Long and Winding Road

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Series: A Bend in the Road Less Traveled THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD Guest Speaker: Bert White “The long and winding road, that leads to your door Will never disappear, I’ve seen that road before It always leads me here, lead me to your door. ” (The Beatles) The storyline of the Bible begins with […]

2016-10-2 Where is God when you need Him most?

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Series: A Bend in the Road Less Traveled WHERE IS GOD WHEN YOU NEED HIM MOST? Communion – Rosh Hashana Job 7:17-20; 1 John 4:10-14   Sometimes God seems so distant when we need him most (Job 3:25-26; 23:8-9). It is almost as if there is a giant “KICK ME” sign hanging on our backside […]

2016-9-25 Why Does God Take So Long?

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Series: A BEND IN THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED Friendship Sunday WHY DOES GOD TAKE SO LONG? John 11; Psalm 13:1-6 Welcome to Friendship Sunday at HarborPointe, a place where the casual dress may belie the importance of the gathering. Hopefully, this is a place where you can be yourself around others and before God…a place […]

2016-9-18 The Road to Rejection

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Series: The Less Traveled Roads to Samaria Luke 9:51-54 THE ROAD TO REJECTION I think the most difficult walk we make in life is the road to rejection. In fact, I am not sure that anything is more difficult. Yet this is the way of Jesus, for he was “despised and rejected” himself (Isaiah 53:3), […]

2016-09-11 Crashing Along The Road Less Traveled

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CRASHING ALONG THE PATH LESS TRAVELED 2 Corinthians 5:7 Two Images Plant in Our Minds: – a) Indiana Jones b) Rhinoceros Two Scriptures to Plant in Our Minds: a) 2 Corinthians 5:7 “Walk by faith not by sight” b) Romans 8:31 “If God is for us, who is against us?” What happens when we as […]