A Story of Hell – Luke 16:19-31

Around 500 years ago, Johann Tetzel preyed upon the fears, superstitions, and poor discipleship of the church in Europe as he sold indulgences to fill the coffers of Rome and to liberate souls, both living and dead, from purgatory. Now, 500 years later, the indulgence market might never get off...

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The Importance of One – John 1:45-46

How important are individuals in the Kingdom of God? What can we learn from the disciples bringing their friends and family members to meet Jesus? In our day, what is preventing us and our churches from doing the same? Enjoy this sermon from Compass Church in Mason, Michigan.

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Healing the Paralytic – Luke 5:17-26

How far would you go to see your paralyzed friend healed? This famous story in the Gospel of Luke displays amazing, intentional, and expecting faith by the friends who brought the man to Jesus. Enjoy this sermon from Compass Church in Mason, Michigan!

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An Unlikely Cast – Matthew 4:18-22

Who were the ones most likely to be selected by Jesus? The Bible offers us a glimpse at the unlikely cast of characters: fishermen, prostitutes, adulterers, hated tax collectors in league with a foreign government. These handpicked souls tell us much more about Jesus than the people themselves. Jesus selected...

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A Word of Caution – Psalm 50

Everyone fears that call to the Principal’s office, or the notice to come to H.R., or the summons to court! That ominous sense of dread is often the lens through which we see the courtroom settings of Scripture. In Psalm 50, God summons His people to stand before Him while...

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What does it mean to have proven character and why is it essential for Church Leaders? What type of leaders are Deacons and how did they emerge in the early Church? What are the significant differences between Elders and Deacons? Enjoy this sermon from Compass Church in Mason, Michigan.

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Rome’s Fidenae stadium was built to house thousands of spectators for the famous gladiatorial games. Tragically, due to hasty construction practices which sidestepped or even ignored blueprints, 20,000 people were killed or injured in the worst architectural in history. The Church can learn much from a story where disaster was...

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Handling the Hurt: II Corinthians 1:3-7

How do you handle the hurts in life? Is there a common denominator of hurt experienced by all people? What is the key to recovering from hurt – even when the offender has not asked for forgiveness? Enjoy this sermon from Compass Church in Mason, Michigan.

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How does a case of sexual immorality in the Church in Corinth relate to modern day Church membership? What role does the Church play in matters involving sinful activity that is unlawful – or – harmful to others? How does the permissive culture we live in entice the Church to...

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How does an Old Testament near death experience for the prophet Jeremiah relate to the New Testament concept of church membership? Is there some recognizable continuity between the people of God in the past and believers in the present day? Do churches really matter? Enjoy part 1 of this four-part...

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How do we reconcile the Sovereignty of God with our responsibility to obey the command to pray? Does prayer change anything in our lives? What about the spiritual (angelic) realm – do our prayers have an impact there? Enjoy this sermon from Compass Church in Mason, Michigan.

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Perhaps one of the most well-known stories in the Bible, “Daniel and the Lions’ Den” has fascinated the young and old for thousands of years. Why didn’t the lions eat Daniel? How did Daniel survive – and why did he get thrown into the lions’ den in the first place?...

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Many of us are familiar with the expression, “The handwriting is on the wall,” but over time the origin of this phrase slipped away from the modern conscience. In Daniel ch. 5 we find a new King ruling in Babylon who takes great delight in sin and mocking God. Ultimately,...

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What is the foundation of relational intimacy in a family, a marriage, a friendship, or even a church? If that foundation erodes, is it possible to repair the damage? Enjoy this sermon from Compass Church in Mason, MI where Pastor Jeff explains relational intimacy from the story of Joseph in...

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