Sermons by Nathan Ensz

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Galatians: Jesus + Nothing = Everything (Part 5)

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Part This message focuses on the second half of Galatians 3, continuing to remind the reader that salvation is by faith. To drive this point home further Paul says that Abraham was declared righteous years before the Mosaic law was even given. So Paul asks an excellent question: what is the purpose of the law […]

Galatians: Jesus + Nothing = Everything (Part 4)

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The apostle Paul had some sharp words for the Galatian believers recorded in the third chapter of Galatians. He presented them with a question, an illustration, and closes this section (3:1-14) by reminding these believers that relying on the Mosaic Law puts them under a curse. But this is the very reason why Jesus came! […]

Galatians: Jesus + Nothing = Everything (Part 3)

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Paul writes to the Galatian believers, confronting a desire many had to return to the Mosaic Law.  Here we are 2,000 years later and these words originally spoken are just as relevant today.  This message focused on the confrontation Paul had with Peter. Unfortunately due to technical difficulties, this sermon was recorded.

Galatians – Jesus + Nothing = Everything (Part 2)

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The apostle Paul addresses churches in Galatia, believers who were both Jew and non-Jew. Because the church was in its infant stage, one can imagine some of the conflicts they dealt with – especially considering many had come to faith in Jesus out of Judaism. Paul says the words He has for these believers are […]

Introduction to Galatians

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This message is the introduction to the book of Galatians, looking specifically at the first 10 verses.  The apostle Paul, human author of this book, writes of his astonishment to churches in Galatia who were so quickly deserting the One who had called them.  Who is the One who called them?  And what happens when […]

Are We There Yet?

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Have you taken a road trip with family or friends and heard these words echo through the vehicle? Sometimes they are said with frustration and sometimes with jest. Either way, it’s nice to know where we are going and how long until we will be there. Church families are similar. It is nice to know […]

Christmas Eve Message

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God’s plans prevail! God used ordinary people to accomplish His purposes. The simple message is heard: God’s plans prevail…despite who we are or what we believe we have to offer. If we are willing to bow our knee to Jesus, God uses us in carrying out His plans. Even if we refuse to bow our […]

His Name Is (Part 4)

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Today concludes the fourth Sunday studying the titles given to Jesus based on Isaiah 9:6. The final title found in the Scripture passage is “Prince of Peace.” Jesus came to bring peace and even declared it is His to give. To know Jesus is to know peace! This is also the fourth Sunday of advent […]

His Name Is (Part 3)

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This message emphasizes Jesus as Everlasting Father, the description given Him by Isaiah the prophet (9:6).  We look at John 14:1-11 which describes Jesus equal with the Father, a fundamental truth taught in the pages of Scripture.  What is the significance of this doctrine?  Listen in to find out!

His Name Is (Part 2)

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This second week of advent focuses on the peace available to those who trust in Jesus, the Mighty God. A title Isaiah gives the promised deliverer is Mighty God. The Old Testament teaches the might of God in numerous ways. This message recalls God’s deliverance of Israel from bondage under Pharaoh, connecting that same might […]

His Name Is (Part 1)

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Titles communicate something about the person who holds the title.  They tell of someone’s skill set or perhaps area of expertise.  Isaiah 9:6 is a prophecy made concerning the coming Savior.  It includes four titles given – each one describing something true of the Messiah.   This message focuses on Jesus being a Wonderful Counselor!   […]

God Has Come to Help Us

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When did you last attend a funeral? Remember the vibe you sensed while there? It was this same feeling that many people were experiencing in this account with Jesus. A widow has lost her only son and Jesus stops the funeral procession in a way that no one would ever forget. Listen in!