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Speaking Truthfully Text: Matthew 5:33-37, Deuteronomy 5:11, 20Pastor Curt Stapleton One of the reasons for the Sermon on the Mount is that believers still struggle with sin. Today as we consider the topic of speaking truthfully, we hear Jesus once …

September 19, 2021 Read More »

The Uniqueness of Christian Marriage Text: Matthew 5:31-32, 1 Corinthians 7:6-16Pastor Curt Stapleton According to the world’s values, the chief purpose of life is one’s own happiness. For the Christian, however, our chief purpose is to bring glory to God. …

September 12, 2021 Read More »

True Godliness Text: Matthew 5:27-30, 1 Corinthians 7:1-5Pastor Curt Stapleton The relationship between husband and wife was the first community put in place by God. Jesus’ teaching in today’s passage continues to reach far beyond external appearances and deep into …

September 5, 2021 Read More »

The King and His Plan Text: Matthew 5:21-26Pastor Curt Stapleton As we continue through the Sermon on the Mount, which is Jesus’ teaching on the 10 commandments, we learn that the commandment against murder goes much further and deeper than …

August 29, 2021 Read More »

Revealing the Character of God Text: Matthew 5:17-20Pastor Curt Stapleton In our understanding of the gospel, it’s easy for us to fall into either legalism or into antinomianism. In the Sermon on the Mount, we hear Christ instruct us in …

August 22, 2021 Read More »

Following Jesus, Camp Longview Text: Matthew 5:1-16Pastor Curt Stapleton As we begin the Sermon on the Mount, we hear Jesus preaching to his disciples, those who are already committed to following him. These are exhortations to sanctification in this present …

August 15, 2021 Read More »

Jesus Text: Hebrews 4:15, Matthew 4Pastor Curt Stapleton As we move toward the Sermon on the Mount, today’s text is all about who Jesus is. He was tempted by Satan, yet without sin. He called people to repentance as John …

August 8, 2021 Read More »

All Your Sins Washed Away! Text: Matthew 3Pastor Curt Stapleton In the narrative of the baptism of Jesus, from the last of the Old Testament prophets John the Baptizer, we hear a solemn call to repentance extended to God’s people …

August 1, 2021 Read More »

For You Are Greatly Loved Text: Daniel 9Pastor Curt Stapleton Life can be a roller coaster at times, a mix of ups and downs. In today’s text, nearing the end of 70 years of captivity, Daniel pours out his heart …

July 25, 2021 Read More »

In the Lion’s Den Text: Daniel 6Pastor Curt Stapleton Our God is an evangelical God. Through the witness of Daniel’s faithfulness, Nebudchanezzar and Darius were drawn to confess Daniel’s God. Similarly, God can show up in the “lion’s dens” in …

July 18,2021 Read More »