8.19.2018 Sermon Notes & Slides

He Leads Us 1 Samuel 2:12-3:21 Tony Chute, Interim Pastor Introduction: The alternate paths of the sons of Eli and the son of Hannah provide a marked contrast in how ministers should conduct themselves. Hophni and Phinehas ignored the Lord’s instruction and used their position as priests to benefit themselves. Because they themselves did not… Continue Reading

8.12.2018 Sermon Notes & Slides

He Leads Me 1 Samuel 3 Tony Chute, Interim Pastor Introduction: 1 Samuel 3 focuses on the Lord’s call to Samuel, marking a transition away from the sons of Eli whose stubborn refusal to honor the Lord resulted in God’s judgment. Samuel’s initial confusion regarding the voice of the Lord was understandable and his sincerity… Continue Reading

8.05.2018 Sermon Notes & Slides

I Shall Not Want 1 Samuel 1-2 Tony Chute, Interim Pastor Introduction: 1 Samuel narrates the beginning of the monarchy in Israel with specific attention given to David’s ascent to the throne. The opening chapters reveal that this important period in Israel’s history was preceded by the prayers of Hannah, a childless woman who pleaded… Continue Reading

7.29.2018 Sermon Notes & Slides

I Love Thy Church, O God Psalm 84 Tony Chute, Interim Pastor Introduction: Psalm 84 describes a longing to be in the “courts of the Lord,” the place where God’s people gather for worship. The psalmist’s sincere desire to attend worship is illustrated by his envy of the birds who nest there and his appreciation… Continue Reading

7.15.2018 Sermon Notes & Slides

How Firm a Foundation Psalm 77 Tony Chute, Interim Pastor Introduction: Psalm 77 describes a time in Asaph’s life when he felt deserted by God. No matter how often he prayed or how long he cried out, the Lord seemed to be far away. He tried to remedy the situation by asking a series of… Continue Reading

7.08.2018 Sermon Notes & Slides

He Will Hold Me Fast Psalm 73 Tony Chute, Interim Pastor Introduction: Psalm 73 begins with a brief confession of faith but it also includes a lengthy crisis of faith. Asaph questioned his fundamental beliefs about God when he observed the prosperity of the wicked. Though his doubts were troublesome, Asaph understood that the direction… Continue Reading

7.01.2018 Sermon Notes & Slides

Sermon Notes and Slides Gaining a Heart of Wisdom Psalm 90 Pastor Brent Whitefield Introduction: The only Psalm of Moses found in the Psalter is often recited at funerals. However, the wisdom it contains is better directed to the living than to the dead. For the believer, the life well lived is only possible with… Continue Reading

6.17.2018 Sermon Notes & Slides

6.17.2018 Sermon Notes Hope in the Hands of the Sovereign God Psalm 42 Michael Russell, Elder Introduction: This is a study of Psalm 42, where the writer laments about his circumstances, yet continues to remind himself of his hope in God his salvation. 42:1-4 — Lament      42:5-6a — Hope/Refrain 42:6b-7 — Lament 42:8 —… Continue Reading

6.10.2018 Sermon Notes & Slides

6.10.22018 The Delight of the Righteous Psalm One Pastor Brent Whitefield Introduction: In this preface to the Psalter, we see the way of the righteous, and the way of the wicked explained and juxtaposed. The righteousness that is the gift of God to the believer confers not only changed destiny but a new way of… Continue Reading

6.17.2018 Sermon Notes & Slides

Sermon Notes Gaining a Heart of Wisdom Psalm 90 Pastor Brent Whitefield Introduction: The only Psalm of Moses found in the Psalter is often recited at funerals. However, the wisdom it contains is better directed to the living than to the dead. For the believer, the life well lived is only possible with the eternal… Continue Reading