John Vermilya // October 27, 2019 This story is a powerful example of God’s power being perfected in weakness. This story contains powerful truths about God and about how he works in us as we fight our battles.

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Ben Brown // October 1, 2019 When we settle we’ll always find distractions ore excuses, but when we hold the promises of God before us and make our hearts available to him, God will always use what we have.

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John Vermilya // October 13, 2019 God will not compete with our idols, and idols can never compete with God. Our only hope is to forsake our idols for the one true God, by worshiping and serving Jesus, the one true hero.

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John Vermilya // September 6, 2019 This weekend we are reminded that the faith that God blesses is whole-hearted and courageous. God fights for us, will we fight for God?

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John Vermilya // September 29, 2019 This story illustrates how God repays sin, evil and wickedness. Our 21st century sensibilities are shocked at what’s done to the Canaanite King, but surprisingly Adoni-Bezek is not. The evil King understands that God has repaid his sin and that he deserves the judgment. This tension between God always…

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John Vermilya // September 22, 2019 In the series text (1 Corinthians 15:1-11) there is a reference to the domino process by which we see people come to Christ. We see God using multiple people to draw the lost to Jesus. It is vital to the mission of the church and to our personal discipleship…

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John Vermilya // September 15, 2019 The Tabernacle is a grace church. We love to say that we are “cracked pots”, because we hold the treasure of God’s grace in jars of clay (2 Corinthians 4:7). Scripture reminds us that our imperfection actually accentuates God’s perfection, and the free gift of grace has dramatic implications…

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John Vermilya // September 8, 2019 Our church focuses on the Big Rocks of the faith that unite, and not the minor points of doctrine that divide. These so-called Big Rocks are clearly outlined in Scripture which is our guide. Scripture also tells us that Jesus is of “first importance”. Jesus is the biggest rock,…

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Ben Brown // September 1, 2019 Fools has been all about looking at the things in our lives that we use for building: beliefs, sexual desires, demeanor, our mouths, and emotions. We close by looking at the words Jesus uses to close his Sermon on the Mount in Matthew and how they are the call…

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John Vermilya // August 25, 2019 James 1 tells Christians to be slow to anger, because human anger doesn’t produce God’s righteousness. Proverbs describes human anger as foolish because it is “quick-tempered, hot-tempered, or when it’s vented.” But Scripture does not call anger itself a sin. We need to understand anger, know how it goes…

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