1.22.17 “Embrace Your Calling!”  2 Thessalonians 2:13-17

https://media.blubrry.com/newlifepville/p/ia601501.us.archive.org/2/items/1.22.17.sermonmarc/1.22.17.sermonmarc.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Elements of a Mature Church I. You Are Chosen  v.13-14 – Paul and his crew were grateful for God’s plans for the Thessalonians – We need to celebrate and support the plans God has for others – Here they are!    * Chosen from the beginning for salvation – This is not predestination. This is referring to being included in the…

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1.15.17 “Engaging People!”  1 Thessalonians 2:1-12

https://media.blubrry.com/newlifepville/p/ia601509.us.archive.org/23/items/1.15.17.sermonmarc.final/1.15.17.sermonmarc.final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Elements of a Mature Church I. Boldness in Truth  v.1-5 – Paul, Sylvanius, and Timothy’s coming to the Thessalonians was not in vain because God did a work in the Thessalonians – But what’s the history?: – They had both suffered and were mistreated in Philippi – They had a bad experience serving the Lord – This is a reality we need…

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1.8.17 Elements of a Mature Church “Becoming an Example!”  1 Thessalonians 1:1-10

https://media.blubrry.com/newlifepville/p/ia601507.us.archive.org/11/items/1.8.17.sermonmarc/1.8.17.sermonmarc.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS So, lets take a look at what it means to be an example… I. Their Character  v.1-3 – The character of the church at Thessalonica touched Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy so much that they expressed gratitude to God for them – Specifically:    * Work of faith – Obedient trust leading to action – Not self reliance    * Labor of…

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1.1.17 New Years Day Message! “A New Day at New Life!”  Nehemiah 1:1-4; 2:15-18

https://media.blubrry.com/newlifepville/p/ia601503.us.archive.org/6/items/1.1.17.sermonmarc/1.1.17.sermonmarc.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS So, lets learn a couple lessons from Nehemiah in preparation for what God has for us… I. The Situation  Nehemiah 1:1-4 – Nehemiah was in Susa (the capital city of the Persian empire, now in modern day Iran) when his brother and men from Judah come to visit him – He asks them about the Jews and Jerusalem – They answered:…

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