The Message: “But for the Joy!”


Posted By on May 5, 2019

The Messenger: Rev. Dr. George B. Moody, Interim Pastor Text: Hebrews 12:1-2 Message Highlights Because we have so many predecessors, we should run with patience and not concede to enemies who are looking to thwart our faith journey. We have inherited a great legacy as Christians and Ezion-Mount Carmelites! Jesus and his disciples shared the last supper. He was eager to eat the Passover meal, the bread and the wine that represented...

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The Messenger: Rev. Dr. George B. Moody, Interim Pastor Text: Luke 24:1-12 Message Highlights: Easter, Resurrection Sunday, is so much more than an event of the distant past; it is a new life for us and also a journey. It provides a means for us to have a deeper, richer relationship within ourselves and with God. Instead of struggling with sin and doubt, our spirituality is manifested in every interaction we have. Jesus said, “I come...

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“Beware of the Crowds!”


Posted By on Apr 14, 2019

The Messenger: Rev. Albert Gaither Text: Isaiah 50::4-9 Message Highlights: On the Sunday before his death, Jesus traveled to Jerusalem for the last time to join with other Jews to celebrate the Passover feast. He rode in on a donkey which symbolized peace. Crowds of people spread their coats, waved branches of palms and shouted, Hosanna! The crowds were hopeful, optimistic and confident that he would lead an attack that would free...

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The Messenger: Rev. Dr. George B. Moody Text: Isaiah 43:16-21 God can do a “new thing” in your life regardless of your situation. Many of us depend on our own knowledge and abilities to get us through difficult situations; however, there will come a time in our lives when we must recognize wisdom comes by the fire. When you reach that point when you realize that you cannot walk through the fire alone, you must take up your...

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“Turning Pain Into Praise!”


Posted By on Mar 24, 2019

The Messenger: Rev. Albert Gaither, Associate Pastor Scripture: Job 1:13-22 In his day, Job was considered a man of great riches He had it all, and he lost it all. His dearest possession his wife, his sons & daughters, health, property were taken from him. Job became so angry that he cursed the day he was born, wished he had died during child birth, and prayed that he would immediately cease to exist. However, “In all this, Job...

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Deep Roots – Bearing Fruit


Posted By on Feb 17, 2019

The Messenger: Pastor Davis Text: Jeremiah 17:1-18 Message: Sermon Highlights Today, when we take a look back at our church’s history, our involvement in the community, and our outreach to the children in the area, we have to ask ourselves an important question – “What happened?” In the text, Jeremiah paints a beautiful word picture to describe people who lead lives of faithfulness to God. “. . .blessed is the one who trusts in...

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The Messenger: Pastor Davis Text: Genesis 45:1-8  In the text, Joseph was loved by his parents and hated by his brothers who plotted against him and sold him into slavery. He was knocked down again and again. There came a time when there was a famine in Canaan, and his brothers came to Egypt for grain. Joseph revealed his identity, forgave his brothers and reunited with his family. He said to his brothers, “And now do not be...

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The Messenger: Rev. Dr. George B. Moody Text: 1 Corinthians 1-13 Sermon Highlights In 1 Corinthians, Paul tried to warn believers to be careful of how they lived. He wanted to correct the immorality and divisions among them by encouraging them to become more aware of their weaknesses and strengths. He wanted to bring their focus back to where it should be—on Christ. Paul said to them, “And though I have the gift of prophecy, and...

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“God believes in You!”


Posted By on Jan 24, 2019

The Messenger: Pastor Davis | Text: Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 Sermon Highlights In the text, Jesus marked the beginning of his ministry, his divine assignment, with his baptism by John the Baptist. He wanted to be a savior to the Jews who were marginalized, oppressed, and pushed aside and asking how long they would have to wait for a savior. After Jesus was baptized by John and while he was praying, the Holy Spirit descended and a voice...

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“God believes in You!”


Posted By on Jan 20, 2019

The Messenger: Pastor Davis Text: Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 Sermon Highlights Jesus marks the beginning of his divine assignment, his ministry, with his baptism by John the Baptist. (Matthew 3: 13-15) What are the prerequisites for a divine assignment/mission/purpose:  Be pure in heart and without sin: John the Baptist called people to repentance. He told them to turn away and be baptized – turn away from their sins to face a new direction....

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