Sermons by Nathan Ensz

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One Word: Assurance

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While salvation experiences differ for believers, there is one thing all hold in common – the desire to be assured of one’s salvation.  The good news – God wants believers to be assured of their salvation too!  This message examines Scriptural truth to give believers assurance of their salvation.  

One Word: Communion

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This message is the introduction to our summer series “One Word.” The word considered in this message: Communion. What does it mean? Why has the church historically referred to the Lord’s Supper as Communion? What other questions might we ask in light of Communion? Listen in to discover the answer.

Father’s Day Message

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This message today is especially for fathers, focusing on the challenges Christian men are faced with as well as how fathers can thrive in the midst of those challenges.

Teach These Things (Part 3)

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This is the final message in a mini-series from the letters Paul wrote to a young pastor in 1 & 2 Timothy.  This message notes the common thread of instruction given surrounding the plea to Timothy to teach these things.  What is that common thread?  Listen to discover.  

Teach These Things (Part 2)

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This message continues to look at a letter Paul wrote to Timothy, a young pastor giving leadership in the church at Ephesus. Paul’s instruction to Timothy was to “teach these things.” If there are certain things Timothy was to teach, what are they? This message highlights what Timothy was to teach.

Teach These Things (Part 1)

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The books 1 & 2 Timothy were written to a young pastor overseeing a church in Ephesus. One can imagine may have gone through Timothy’s head as the task at hand likely seemed bigger than what he felt capable of. Paul writes to encourage Timothy to teach certain things to the church. What things did […]

How to Honor Our Mother

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Scripture instructs believers to honor their mother. It shares no “loop holes” giving an out on this one. Honor is expected. But what does honoring a mother look like? This message provides four examples of what it means to honor mom!

Jesus-Centered Teaching

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To think of others more highly than oneself goes against human nature and against societal norms. Yet Scripture instructs believers to live in such a way. Matthew 20:20-28 is an account of Jesus’ interaction with a mother and two boys desiring greatness. Jesus addresses greatness head on by declaring greatness to be linked to servant-hood.

Jesus-Centered Teaching

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This is a standalone message designed to examine the life of Jesus, learning from Him in every way possible. It looks at the encounter He had with a Roman centurion as recorded by the gospel writer Matthew (8:5-13). Jesus was far more concerned about the heart of His Father than societal norms. The passage records […]

Made Relational (Part 3)

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The desire for relationship is natural and normal. However, if we don’t find our identity in a personal relationship with God through Jesus, our pursuit of having others validate us will persist. The resurrection is evidence that God desires relationship with people. This is the greatest relationship of all. This is the relationship we were […]

Made Relational (Part 2)

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Healthy relationships give heed to what God has instructed in Scripture. Relationships that stray from this are left with consequences. How true this is in the home. This message is given in light of families who wish to dedicate their children to the Lord, vowing to model and teach their children in the ways of […]

Made Relational (Part 1)

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Whether introverted or extroverted, all are made and designed for relationship.  This should not be a surprise since God is relational and people are made in His image.  This message outlines five principles key to developing and maintaining healthy relationships.