The Apostle John gives it to us straight in 1 John 2:15-17. He commands that Christians not love the world, then describes what love of the world looks like, then talks about why we shouldn’t love the world. Ryan Alsheimer talks about what “the world” is, what loving the world looks like today, some reasons why we shouldn’t love the world, and the hope that Christians have through it all.
If you are a Christian, you are called to love God and love your brothers and sisters in Christ. But what does biblical love look like? How do we love each other in a way that glorifies God? Kaler Carpenter continues our sermon series, “Blessed Assurance”, with a message about 1 John 2:7-14
What happens in our relationship with God when we sin? Why was it necessary for Jesus to come to earth, suffer, due, and raise again? How does all of this affect our lives today? Ryan Alsheimer continues our Blessed Assurance series with a message from 1 John 2:1-6
How do we know that we are Christians? Pastor Ryan kicks off our new sermon series, “Blessed Assurance" on the book of 1 John. In 1 John 1:1-4, John describes who Jesus is, why it matters, and why we can’t always rely on our spiritual experiences to reveal the true Jesus of the Bible.
Everybody is on a mission, but not everybody's mission is in sync with God's Great Commission. What is God's mission, and how can we be a part of it right here in Oneonta, NY? Pastor Ryan breaks down the Great Commission, what it means, and how it applies to us today.
Since scripture alone teaches that people are saved by God by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone, it’s clear that all of the glory should go to God alone. He deserves all of the credit for what he’s done in our lives. But if He gets all the credit, what should our response be? What piece do we play within the doctrines of the five solas? Ryan Alsheimer talks about the glory of God and how we should respond.
Is Jesus really the only way into heaven? Pastor Ryan will continues our sermon series on the "Five Solas" of the Reformation with a message about some of the claims that Jesus made about his authority to bring sinners to God.