Come Up Here!

November 3, 2019

November 3, 2019 • Pastor Chad Thompson • Revelation 4:1; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-17

Bottom line: One day believers in Christ will rise in the rapture; but until that day, let us rise to the rapture's challenge. The rapture is going to happen. We have the Lord's word on it. We cannot be dogmatic on the timing of it, but we can rest assured that Jesus is coming again. In light of the fact that Jesus is coming again, we are challenged to be faithful to God and our church, to be loving to one another and others, to preach God's Word and share the gospel, to comfort the bereaved, and to focus on eternal things.

Final Words

December 13, 2020 • December 13, 2020 • Pastor Chad Thompson

Bottom line: Jesus' final words are His promise to fulfill our most hope-filled prayer. His final words - Surely, I come quickly. Our hope-filled prayer is that of John - Even so, come Lord Jesus. Revelation 22:6-21 gives us a series of last sayings: the final words of Jesus in Revelation, the final invitations in Revelation, and the final warning in Revelation.

Home Sweet Home

December 6, 2020 • December 6, 2020 • Pastor Chad Thompson

Bottom line: Every believer will be a victor who lives in home sweet home. Our new home will be in the New Jerusalem. It will be home sweet home in the new heaven and new earth. It will come with new experiences that we will enjoy to the full like no sorrow, our purpose fulfilled, an ultimate intimacy with God, and the purity and security of New Jerusalem - home sweet home.

Hope For Something New

November 15, 2020 • November 15, 2020 • Pastor Chad Thompson

Bottom line: How we experience life in the present is determined by our hope for the future based on our faith in Jesus’ death and resurrection. We are hope shaped creatures. What we hope for in the future makes all the difference in the NOW! Our NOW experience is controlled by our belief about the future. Our hope is that one day we will live with God in a new heaven and new earth. Knowing this is our future we can make it through any trouble and adversity in our present.