Romans 8:1-17 (click to display NIV text)
May 27, 2012 (Pentecost Sunday)
Pastor Dwight A. Nelson

“You, however, are not in the realm of the flesh but are in the realm of the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God lives in you . . . but if Christ is in you, then even though your body is subject to death because of sin, the Spirit gives life because of righteousness.” Read more

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Deuteronomy 6:1-9Romans 12:1-13 (click to display NIV text)
May 20, 2012 (Confirmation Sunday)
Pastor Dwight A. Nelson

“Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.” Deut. 6:4, 5

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” Romans 12:2 Read more

Revelation 1:1-8 (click to display NIV text)
May 13, 2012
Pastor Dwight A. Nelson

Introduction to Scripture Reading

Today we conclude the series of messages based on “The Story,” following the narrative sections of the Bible. The narrative of the Bible ends with Paul in prison in Rome and John in exile on the island of Patmos. There is in the Biblical story a kind of realism about life. The Bible is not a “Happily Ever After” fantasy or comedy. It is not a book about how we wish life might be. The Bible is honest about life. Its message is truth. Read more

Acts 20:17-38 (click to display NIV text)
May 6, 2012
Pastor Dwight A. Nelson

 “I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given to me – the task of testifying to the Good News of God’s grace.” Read more