Pastor's Video Message

May 22, 2022

Matthew 21: 18-22 “Jesus Gets Hangry”

 

These passages from the book of Matthew are a continuation from the events in the temple where Jesus shows us what should take place in the temple of God.  Jesus cursed a fig tree because it did not bear any fruit and it died.  Each of us needs to have enough faith to proclaim the word of God to others, this is how we bear fruit for Jesus.

May 15, 2022

Matthew 21: 12-17 "God's House"

In these passages, Jesus speaks about the House of God, how it should be used and what should take place in it.  The house of God takes care of the sick and is where wonderful things happen both spiritually and physically.  Pastor Anthony reminds us that we should be like the children in the temple, we should make noise and praise Jesus!

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  • May 8, 2022 - Service & Sermon - Psalm 139: 1-18 “It’s a Mother’s Theology” - ​For you formed my inward parts: you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.  I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.  Wonderful are your works: my soul knows it very well.   Psalm 139: 13-25
    Today’s sermon tells us who God is and focuses on three main points, 1-God knows us intimately, 2-God is with us constantly and 3-God made us wonderfully.  Pastor Anthony speaks to us today about understanding the nature of God.

  • May 1, 2022 - Service & Sermon - 1 Corinthians 15: 10 "The Rest of the Story" - ​After the crucifixion, doubt and unbelief still takes hold of the apostles.  When Jesus appeared to the apostles on the third day, He said "Rejoice, do not be afraid".
    Guest pastor Buddy Woodson leads us through these passages and tells us the rest of the story and what follows the empty tomb.

  • April 24, 2022 - Service & Sermon - Matthew 21:  1-10 & 16-20, "Back to the Cross" - Guest pastor Gary Osteen asks us today "What is your mission statement?"  Listen to what he has to say about the Great Commission and making disciples of Christ.

  • April 17, 2022 - Service & Sermon - Revelation 1: 13-14  "The Image of Christ"​ - Pastor Anthony asks us today “How can we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus if we still see Him as a man?”  In these passages from the book of Revelation, the Lord instructs John to write these words to the church and they become part of the gospel.  They focus on the church, for the church is the light of the world.  Listen to this sermon to learn the meaning behind these revelations and how we can come to see Jesus as the resurrected Christ.

  • April 17, 2022 - Sunrise Service - "Story or Event?"​ - Happy Easter!  Early this morning, Pastor Anthony speaks to us about the resurrection of Jesus Christ – how it is not a story, but an event in history.

  • April 10, 2022 - Service & Sermon- Matthew 21: 1-11 "Jesus is Deliberate" - Palm Sunday, in Jerusalem, Jesus begins His last week on earth.  Why did Jesus deliberately enter Jerusalem where He knew he would be crucified?  Pastor Anthony shows us through several passages in the bible that Jesus fulfilled many prophesies during this week.   He endured all the suffering and humiliation to save us from sin because He loves us.

  • April 3, 2022 - Service & SermonMatthew 20: 29-34 "Jesus Can Save The Desperate" - Pastor Anthony's sermon today is about 2 blind men sitting on the side of the road who shouted to Jesus "Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!"  These two men believed what they heard about Jesus and acted upon it.  They refused to be silent and they were persistent.  We must search for Jesus with all our hearts for without faith it is impossible to please Him.  For he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. 

  • How deep is your faith?  Do you continue to learn and seek Jesus?​

  • March 13, 2022 - Service & Sermon"Youth Sunday - Friendship & Being Bold for Christ" - Today each of our Sunday School Classes, the Service and everything that goes into them were led by our Narrow Gate Youth.  Listen to Vaughan and Luke Chavis share with us their experiences and insights about friendship and being bold for Christ.

  • March 20, 2022 - Service & Sermon Matthew 20: 20-28 "True Greatness" - As Pastor Anthony reads through these bible passages, he helps us gain an understanding of what it means to be great in the world compared to being great in the kingdom.

  • March 13, 2022 - Service & SermonMatthew 20: 17-19 “Jesus Foretells” - In these passages, Jesus asked His disciples to go privately aside with Him where He foretold of His betrayal, His death and His Resurrection.  This is the 3rd time in the gospel of Matthew that Jesus told them what would happen to Him.  Pastor Anthony delves into this portion of the gospel to help us see that Jesus wants us to spend time thinking of and being thankful for the love He has for us.  

  • March 6, 2022 - Service & SermonMatthew 20: 1-16 "The Parable of the Workers" - Pastor Anthony starts this sermon today by helping us realize that each of us are a slave to something in this world, money, power, possessions, etc.  In this parable, God wants us to work toward heavenly things.  The message in verse 16, “the last will be first, and the first last,” is that no matter how long or how hard a believer works during his lifetime, the reward of eternal life will be the same given to all—an eternity of happiness in heaven in the presence of God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

  • February 27, 2022 - Service & SermonGalatians 1:1 -”Ordination of Dwayne Phillips” - "I was not appointed by any group of people or any human authority, but by Jesus Christ himself and by God the Father, who raised Jesus from the dead." (Galatians 1:1).  Pastor Anthony leads us through Galatians 1:1 and 2 Timothy 2: 1-4 and helps us understand what it takes to be a disciple of Christ.

  • February 20, 2022 - Service & Sermon - Matthew 19: 27-30 "Investing" - ​What do we receive when we follow Jesus Christ?  Reading through these passages, Pastor Anthony outlines that Jesus is giving us eternal truth and life when we invest in our relationship with Jesus and decide to be Christ followers first.  

  • February 13, 2022 - Service & SermonLamentations 3: 23 ”God’s Faithfulness” - God will ALWAYS remain faithful to us.  Pastor Wil takes us through a journey in Lamentations 3: 23, Psalms 78: 1-4 and 1 John 1: 9 and shows us just a few examples of God's faithfulness and His continuing forgiveness.  Listen today as he spells out three areas of God's faithfulness.

  • January 23, 2022 - Service & SermonMatthew 19: 23-26 "The Dangers of Riches" - “Truly I tell you, it is hard for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven." How do we know if we are the "rich man"?  - Do we have what we need?
    If Jesus asked us to sell everything we have and give it to the poor, would we follow Him?
    Pastor Anthony guides us through these passages and helps us to understand that our only hope to enter the kingdom is to turn to the Lord.

  • January 30, 2022 - Service & SermonMatthew 19: 16-22 “What Must I Do?” - Just then a man came up to Jesus and asked, “Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life?”  Matthew 19: 16.  In this week's sermon, Pastor Anthony answers this question in depth and helps us to understand the steps needed to attain eternal life.

  • Sermon date: 1/23/2022 Service & Sermon - John 17: 20-26 - “Unity with God”​ - Guest speaker Dwayne Phillips delivers a powerful message today about unity with God and helps us understand why this is so important.

  • Sermon date: 1/16/2022 - Service & Sermon - Proverbs 3: 27-28 - "If I Can, Then I Should" - ​Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act.  Do not say to your neighbor, “Come back tomorrow and I’ll give it to you”— when you already have it with you.
    In Pastor Anthony’s message today, he urges us to ask ourselves “How can I help my neighbor today?”  This passage is quite clear that we should act immediately in any way we can, spiritually, in prayer and physically.  Please join us today to hear more of what is expected from each of us for helping others.

  • Sermon date:1/9/2022 - Service & Sermon- Matthew 19: 13-15 - “The of Children”​ - Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”  Matthew 19: 14
    In these passages, Jesus is clear that children are dear and precious to God and should never be held back from God.  The lesson Pastor Anthony instructs us in today is that our children belong to God and we are to prepare them for eternity by teaching them the Word of God.

  • Sermon date: 1/2/2022 - Service & Sermon - Matthew 19: 1-12 "The Sanctity of Marriage" -In these passages from Matthew, we read about the Pharisees and how they tried to trap Jesus by asking Him if a man should be allowed to divorce his wife for any reason.  Jesus’ response brings them back to creation in Genesis where God says there will be one male to one female and that they are spiritually joined together as one.  Listen to Pastor Anthony as he continues to explain these verses and what God says about marriage.