Farsighted Justice

Bible Text: Psalm 73:1-28 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla Why do wicked men seem to live easy lives, and even appear to get away with murder at times? Where is God… Read more »

July 12, 2015
Why do wicked men seem to live easy lives, and even appear to get away with murder at times? Where is God in this world? Isn't he a just God?…

A Faithful God in Fiery Trials

Bible Text: Daniel 3:1-30 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego could have rationalized complying with King Nebuchadnezzar’s command to bow before the image he had created. But they,… Read more »

July 5, 2015
Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego could have rationalized complying with King Nebuchadnezzar's command to bow before the image he had created. But they, faithful to God when the pressure wasn't on,…

Putting On the Permanent

Bible Text: 2 Corinthians 5:1-10 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla Christ’s victory and his resurrection has secured eternal life for all his people, body and spirit! We will not be bodiless… Read more »

June 21, 2015
Christ's victory and his resurrection has secured eternal life for all his people, body and spirit! We will not be bodiless spirits, but resurrected and glorified humans made fit for…

Teach Us to Number Our Days

Bible Text: Psalm 90:1-17 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla Facing a life-changing, even a life-threatening crisis in your life? The possibility of death should remind us to steward our days to… Read more »

June 14, 2015
Facing a life-changing, even a life-threatening crisis in your life? The possibility of death should remind us to steward our days to the glory of God, because we don't know…

Pentecostal Resurrection

Bible Text: Ezekiel 37:1-14 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla God is the God of the living, not the dead. He brought life to the dead bones of Israel, bringing them back… Read more »

May 24, 2015
God is the God of the living, not the dead. He brought life to the dead bones of Israel, bringing them back from captivity.  By the Spirit he gives new…

Lessons from Christ’s Ascension

Bible Text: Psalm 68:18 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla Christ descended first, to ascend as the Victor over sin and death. And he has shared the benefits of his victory with… Read more »

May 17, 2015
Christ descended first, to ascend as the Victor over sin and death. And he has shared the benefits of his victory with his people. Christ's ascension confirms and secures his…

A Lesser Lenten Light – One Who Was Guilty

Bible Text: Luke 23:13-15 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla | Series: Lesser Lenten Lights Barabbas! We all know the name, and yet he was totally passive in the account of Christ’s… Read more »

March 29, 2015
Barabbas! We all know the name, and yet he was totally passive in the account of Christ's final hours before his death. But Jesus-Barabbas best represents us and best presents…

A Lesser Lenten Light – One Who Dreamed

Bible Text: Matthew 27:1, 2, 11-26 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla | Series: Lesser Lenten Lights A light shone upon Pilate early Friday morning as he sat on his judgment throne… Read more »

March 22, 2015
A light shone upon Pilate early Friday morning as he sat on his judgment throne dealing with another problem brought to him by the Jews. Through his wife, Pilate was given…

A Lesser Lenten Light – One Who Was Healed

Bible Text: Mark 14:43-52 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla | Series: Lesser Lenten Lights The object of Christ’s last miracle before his crucifixion, Malchus, the servant of the high priest, had… Read more »

March 15, 2015
The object of Christ's last miracle before his crucifixion, Malchus, the servant of the high priest, had gone out with Judas and others to arrest Jesus. Little did he know that…

Lesser Lenten Lights – Two Nameless Servants

Bible Text: Mark 14:12-16 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla | Series: Lesser Lenten Lights What does the account of Christ sending his two disciples into Jerusalem to find and follow a… Read more »

March 8, 2015
What does the account of Christ sending his two disciples into Jerusalem to find and follow a man carrying a water jug tell us? Why such cryptic directions? Is God…