The empty tomb equals promise of full life

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The empty tomb decorating the front of the N3C sanctuary.

The tomb that was found empty on the day that Jesus rose from the dead changed everything, Pastor John says in his Easter message. †It changed the opportunity for everything. †Message delivered 3/27/16.

Songs we sang in worship, were sung by the special Easter choir, and as a special, are on this YouTube link.

The Triumphal Entry

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When Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey’s colt on that Palm Sunday, people were excited and all, but they didn’t have a clue what was really happening. That happens to us all the time: God is moving in some situation and it’s only later, if ever, that we realize it.

Pastor John talks about some of the aspects of that day, and also church member Dr. Johanna Phelan shares her testimony about how, applying the message from the previous week, she worked through a horrible day but as she took the position of†one of God’s lambs, He led her through it in peace and victory. †Message delivered 3/20/16.


A Day to Remember

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Zach Zirbel and John Farrell share their†testimonies about life before and after putting their†trust in Jesus. Pastor Zach also briefly talks about the so-called Roman Road to salvation:

1:6 –†I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.

3:23 –†all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.

5:8 –†But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

6:23 –†For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

10:9-10, 13 –†That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.†For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved …††for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”

Message delivered 3/6/16