The 5th Sunday of Lent

Isaiah: Preparing the Way ~ Part 5“Blessed”Isaiah 40:9; 52:7; 61:1-3; Matt. 5:1-12April 7, 2019 I. The CONTEXT around the BEATITUDES. (Mt. 5:1-12)A. An ANCIENT LONGING. (Isaiah 40:9; 52:7; 61:1-3)B. The specific OCCASION and AUDIENCE...

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Holy Week ~ Sunrise Service
Holy Week ~ Sunrise Service

Mirroring the early morning of the first Easter when two women went to Jesus’ tomb, the Sunrise Service is an opportunity to gather with believers to welcome the first rays of sunlight on Easter morning. Meet at the confluence of the Fraser...

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Holy Week ~ Tenebrae Service
Holy Week ~ Tenebrae Service

On Friday night, April 19th at 7:00 PM enjoy a Holy Week event that touches all the senses: a Tenebrae service. Come and worship in this unique service as we acknowledge the darkness before the light of Easter morning. What is a Tenebrae Service?...

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Holy Week ~ Seder Meal
Holy Week ~ Seder Meal

Thursday evening we will be meeting together at GBC for a Seder Meal, a Christian take on the traditional Jewish Passover meal. Come find the Christian roots that run deep in this centuries-old Judean celebration.

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The 4th Sunday of Lent

Isaiah: Preparing the Way ~ Part 4The Unusual KingIsaiah 42:1-4, Matthew 12March 31, 2019 I. QUARRELS and KINGSHIP – Mt. 12A. One Greater than the TEMPLE – Mt. 12:1-14B. One Greater than JONAH – Mt. 12:38-41C. One Greater than...

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The 3rd Sunday of Lent

Isaiah: Preparing the Way ~ Part 3The Fasting God has ChosenIsaiah 58 & Matthew 6March 24, 2019 I. The TRAP of RELIGION Is. 58:1-5; Mt. 6:1-21A. It becomes an ACT Mt. 6:2,5,16B. It becomes a TRANSACTION Is. 58:3, Mt. 6:2,5,16C. It is EMPTY...

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The 2nd Sunday of Lent

Isaiah: Preparing the Way ~ Part 2Repentance is RelationalMt. 21:13; Isaiah 56March 17, 2019 I. JESUS in the TEMPLE. (Matt. 21:12-15)A. Jesus CREATES a RUCKUS. (v.12-13)B. Two TYPES of PEOPLE. (v.14-15) As we follow this Lenten journey, seeking...

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The 1st Sunday of Lent

Isaiah: Preparing the Way ~ Part 1A Highway for our GodIsaiah 40: 1-11; Matthew 3: 1-3March 10, 2019 I. A TEXT for REFUGEESA. A WORD of COMFORT (Isa. 40:1-2)B. A PROMISE of RETURN (Isa. 40:3-5)C. GOD will do it! (Isa. 40:5-11) II. Matthew’s GOOD...

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