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The Law of Love

Thank you, Alex. Would you buy your heads in prayer with me? Oh, good and heavenly gracious father. We are so thankful that you are wise and almighty. Even now, Lord, all of your plans are being unfolded in history on the earth and at the very center of it is your people. You have called us to play a part. God. I thank you for your people here in the city, your church here in Lincoln where the gospel…

Building Eternal Wealth

Amen Herbert Dow, who is pictured here Uh is founded a company in 1895 called the Dow Chemical Company. And what he had done was he had invented a way that you could cheaply produce a chemical called bromine. And so he would sell it for 36 cents a pound around the US. He couldn’t sell it in Germany because there was a company there that also produced bromine and they had a monopoly on the market. And they uh…

Family Matters

Two things I regularly pray for my Children, my wife and I have five Children and two things that I regularly pray for them is first that they would know the Lord that they would know the love of God, that they would know it in such a way that it would change them, that it would ruin them for anything else other than a life committed to the Lord, jesus christ. And then the second thing that I’m constantly…

God’s Heart

Thank you bro. Thank you, john, good morning, welcome. My name is Mike, one of the pastors on staff here at sewer church. It’s an honor to be with you this morning and I’m excited to look at this passage. I just disclaimer, I spent my childhood with sheep, my dad had market lambs at the Adams County fair, we would show market lambs sheep in colorado and and I spent many summers of a bad teenage attitude grumbling and…

Discipleship Will Cost You Everything

Thank you Chloe, thank you for coming this morning. My name is mike when the pastors on staff here at church, it’s honor to be with you this morning. It’s my honor to be able to spend some time looking at the word of God with you. I’ve spent some time this last week studying and praying preparing some thoughts for this passage and I just really do think it seems like if you think of the messaging of Christianity…

Luke 14:12-24

Thank you Alex. Hello, Good morning. Um, if you are someone who’s brand new to seller, you might not know me. Um, but I would still love to meet you after the service. If you’re around. My name is Sam, I am the church plant resident here, which means I’m never here. So, so if you recently star start attending, you probably haven’t met, but I’ve been tasked to help to plant a church with a great cooperating church located…

What Are You Looking For

Let’s pray father. We thank you for this day. You’ve gifted it to us. We thank you for this word that you’ve given to us. This is your word. It reveals who you are. It reveals what your character is like. It reveals your will for us and God, we are thankful for this revelation. And so Father, we ask that in the moment that we have together this morning on the day that you’ve gifted to us with the…

Kingdom Perspective

Good morning sir Church. So good to be with you all this morning. Want to start by asking a question, Z one here have any idea what it’s like to live in an earthly kingdom under the rule of an earthly king, anybody have any clue what that’s like. You grew up, you were a citizen of an earthly kingdom and you had an actual earthly king that you had to be subject to anybody. And the first service we…

A Change is Gonna Come

Thank you Faith. Well, happy new year, good morning to everyone. Um, so glad you’re here. If this is your first new year service with us, I just want to state from the beginning today, we’re gonna lay out 23 principles for how you can have a successful year 2023. Amen you guys are laughing because you know, as in the words of that fictional king from Wakanda, we don’t do that here. You know, we get into the word.…

A Thrill of Hope

Good morning everyone merry christmas, we’re so excited to have you all here to get to worship. Um and just praise um our God together. Um on this christmas morning we’re gonna do something a little bit different this morning. I’m going to read through our passage for the day. So if everyone would please stand if you are able to um as we read um our christmas passage will be in Isaiah 53. So if you would open there…

Meet the Team

I’m gonna read the passage, pray and then we’re gonna get into the teaching. So well you stand your feet, I’m gonna read this passage for us this morning again. This is closing out paul’s letter to the colossians Church, It’ll be verses 10 through 18 I’m sorry. Um yeah 10 through 18 to close out this letter um by the way, if you’re uh young and married and thinking about having kids here are some great names that you…

Pass the Salt, But Don’t Be Salty!

now that ties into our teaching this morning in colossians chapter four verses two through nine. You can go ahead and open your bible there, but this Sam being one of our community group leaders. We gather monthly with our community group leaders and we do some teaching there. It’s a little bit of iron sharpening iron. We want to help equip those guys to be more effective leaders within their community groups. But we’re also looking for guys who…

Dress to Impress

Good morning. So our church merry christmas, you guys awake this morning? Good, good. You’re awake, You’re awake. Glad you’re here. Name’s dan, if I haven’t met you, um we’re gonna continue looking at Paul’s letter to the colossians Church. So go ahead and open your bible, your bibles to colossians. Chapter three, We’re gonna finish the whole rest of chapter three, verses 12 through 25 then we’re going to read the first verse of chapter four. You might be…

Colossians 3:1-11

Welcome, thank you for coming. My name is Mike one of the pastors here on staff at our church were in that wall between Thanksgiving and the Christmas season. So next week there’s gonna be uh christmas stuff around here, christmas songs are rolling. I don’t think we’re doing mistletoe this year due to budget cuts, but there’s, there’s a lot of christmas festivities about to start cooking at our church. So thank you for coming. It’s an honor to…

Colossians 2:16-23

is that better? Yeah. All right. So again, quote from john Calvin, the pastor must have two voices, one for gathering the sheet and another for warding off and driving away wolves and thieves and the scripture supplies him with the means of doing both. Uh, in this letter to the colossians, we see paul doing just that. He’s using scripture to comfort the believers in colossi while simultaneously exposing the wolves and the thieves who seek to destroy this…

Colossians 2:1-15

the check there, make sure sometimes I forget sometimes they, they just mute my mic for me cause I’ll just sing loudly during worship and stuff. So I think that’s probably to the benefit of the whole church that they mute my mic. But my name is dan, I’m glad you’re here this morning. Um one of the pastors here and we’re gonna continue studying paul’s letter to the colossians. So if you have a bible, go ahead and open…

Anti Fragile

Good morning. So a church. Good morning. So good to be with you guys. If you’re new here, my name is dan, I’m one of the elders, so glad you’re here. Hopefully we get to connect with you at some point. Um while you guys are here, we are going to continue in colossians. So go ahead and open your bibles to the letter to the colossians Church, we’re gonna be looking at chapter one, verses 24 through 29. While…

Colossians 1:15-23

you ever in your life, come to the point yet where you feel like you just you just hit that wall mentally, emotionally, physically relational e you’re just out of gas, you hit that wall and you want to sit down because that last hit took it out of you and you’ve not stood up yet in your walk of God, you your christian walk of God has gone from a sprint, a mad sprint to a walk to a…

Colossians 1:1-14

hope you guys are doing well. My name is dan. If I haven’t met you, one of the elders here, as you should be aware of by now, um still thankful for the church and the gifts and the letters man, what a joy it is to be a part of the body of christ. Amen. Well this morning we are going to kick off a new series. Looking at paul’s letter to the colossians and we’re gonna look at…

Rooted in Worship

week in our rooted series. And we’re looking at the final rhythm of rooted, um, we’re gonna be talking about worship and this may be the final rhythm of the series, but it’s arguably the most important rhythm to get worship. And I was thinking about this from the context of my own family and experiences. This thing is kind of doing a little, little dance on me. Um, it’s distracting me a bit, but hold on to it by…

Rooted in Evangelism

well, good morning. Once again I want you to think about this almost everyone as someone they know or maybe someone in their family who is I mean pretty much crazy or insane, right? Um Maybe it’s the crazy uncle, maybe it’s the wacko mother in law. Um But these are the these are the people that when you gather at a family gathering, you’re just like oh no they’re here, right? And uh and you know they kind of…

Rooted in Generosity

All right, good morning everyone. Good morning. So good to be with you all this morning. My name is Alex. If I haven’t had the pleasure of meeting you yet, I am on staff here at sewer. I serve as the co director of our college ministry christian challenge. So, so excited to be with you all this morning. I’m really looking forward to getting into the word together. If you would open up your bibles to mark 12 versus…

Rooted in Service

All right, good morning, good morning everyone. My name is Shane and one of the pastors here, I haven’t had a chance to meet you welcome and hopefully I can meet you to talk to you and greet you afterwards. We are working through a series called rooted and if you’re familiar with that, there’s some workbooks, there’s a book back there. A lot of our community groups are working through that, but if not, uh, it’s no problem jumping…

Rooted in the Grace of Repentance

Good morning, good morning, my name is dan. I’m one of the four elders here. If I haven’t met you, welcome to Sword Church, we’re glad you’re here. You hope that you connect with us and give us a chance to get to know you maybe hear your story, you learn a little bit about our story and we figure out how we can help you to know christ, more encourage you and your walk with christ and help you…

Rooted in Prayer

Good morning. Welcome. Welcome. Come on in. Hey, my name is mike, one of the pastors on staff here at, so a church, It’s great to be with you. We, uh, I’m excited about our content today, what we’re gonna look at, I like to open up a short story. So I have a wife and my wife makes me go to the doctor and I go to the doctor once a year and they take blood, they check my…

Rooted in Daily Devotion

there we go, got to flip that on, I was worried earlier that my breathing into the mic was causing that sensation of static that you guys heard it was either my breathing or my beard one of the two. Um but good morning, if I haven’t met you, my name is dan one of the elders here, four of us here and um so glad that you’re here, so good to be in the house of the Lord, so…

Rooted in Values

it’s great to spend the morning. A few I know we live in a world that lacks leaders with values. We live in a world where we are jobs might not have value, we have friendships that might not have value and purpose and worth and and we can struggle, we can struggle to find meaning in our life purpose to live for. There’s quiet quitting happening in our world of mental health on the rise speaking as uh one…

Rooted in Vision

well, good morning. So our church family, my name is dan if I haven’t met you and for those of you who know me so good to see you, it’s been three months Yeah, it’s good to be back with you guys, I was on a short sabbatical, some of you forgot who I was, I forgive you, still love you but my family and I blessed tremendously by that sabbatical break, really refreshing the Lord and also encouraged by…

Psalm 18

come on in, Let’s start here. What’s your what’s your self narrative? Getting out of bed this morning, the alarm clock, you’re like here we go again, or you’re like here we go again. I mean, what’s your self narrative? Are you just constantly thinking like fearful thoughts? Are you like scared? The sky is falling self narrative? Are you uneasy, shaken, nervous about what’s gonna happen if uncertainty about your past or the future? Is that yourself narrative? You’re…

Psalm 33

Hey, good morning, Good morning church. It’s good to be here with you. Um, I got through my whole message for service and I didn’t tell anybody who I was or introduced myself at all. So Ryan levy came up to me afterwards. They’re like, hey man, you really blew it. No, it’s like you didn’t tell anybody who we are. So, um, my name is Zane, if you have not met me, Hello, I’d love to, to meet you.…