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Being Made Right With God; John 20

Pastor Reid Olson of Crossroads Church of Greeley teaches on being made right with God.

Easter2017_-_Art_HorizThere are so many religions and different views of faith in the world today. How do we know which one is the one to lead us to God? How does one know if a religion is teaching the right doctrine in order to know God personally? We explain this to you in our Easter 2017 sermon, Being Made Right With God. You will enjoy testimony from Michelle Allen also, as she describes her living faith in God. If the resurrection is true, then Christian faith is true.

 
 

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Palm Sunday; “How Do We Worship?”

Pastor Reid Olson of Crossroads Church of Greeley teaches on Luke 19.

Screen Shot 2017-04-10 at 1.02.26 PMJesus had just come from Zacchaeus’s house where Zach is transformed by the loving grace of Jesus. Then as Jesus walks toward Jerusalem, his disciples secure a donkey for the triumphal entry. They lay down palm branches and their coats as Jesus enters into the city. They praise Jesus and give him their worship. Some reject him and tell Jesus to stop this blasphemy. What would you do? Where is your allegiance to Jesus? Some rejoice over the God of the Universe sending His very Son for our salvation. Some don’t understand at all, and some completely reject the work of God through Jesus. Where do you stand on this issue?

 
 

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The Right To Be Heard; Acts 28

Pastor Reid Olson of Crossroads Church of Greeley teaches on Acts 28.

Lighthouse_picPaul the Apostle, is now on the island of Malta where a snake wraps around his hand. He is not overcome by the snake bite, just like we are not overcome by the serpent’s sting of death. Satan has no power over the believer in Jesus Christ. Paul moves to healing everyone on the island, just like ┬áthe beginning of the book of Acts where the Spirit of God is active in healing his people. Then Paul spends 2 more years waiting trial before Caesar in Rome. He speaks to all who would listen. How do you share your faith with others? Do you have the right to be heard in their lives?

 
 

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Take Initiative Where You Lead (Acts 27)

Pastor Reid Olson of Crossroads Church of Greeley teaches on Acts 27.

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Paul is being transported from Caesarea to Rome on a ship in the sea. The course of the journey takes the boat through the Adriatic Sea where the boat meets it’s fate against the storm. What are the storms in your life? How do you face difficulties when they come upon you? Do you have your faith in God to get you through the storm, or do you try to take control from God? How are you leading with faith over your fears? Join us this week as we look at how God is with us in the storms of life.

 
 

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Always Be Prepared (Acts 26)

Pastor Reid Olson of Crossroads Church of Greeley teaches on Acts 26.

Acts_lighthouseThe Apostle Paul stands before King Agrippa and gives testimony, once again, about the reason for the hope he has in Christ. It reminds me of 1 Peter 3:15 where Peter writes, “But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect…” When Paul is speaking about his faith in God, he uses gentleness and respect. He wants everyone everywhere to know Jesus. How are you sharing the hope of the gospel of Jesus with people? Does your hope in God become a talking point with others? How can you set apart Christ as Lord in your life?

 
 

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Keep Your Focus On Jesus (Acts 23)

Pastor Reid Olson of Crossroads Church of Greeley teaches on Acts 23.

acts_lighthouse-3We are now into the thick of the trial over the Apostle Paul’s testimony to the Jews. He stands before the Sanhedrin to give reason for the faith he believes. He believes in the resurrection from the dead, including the afterlife. The Sadducees disagree and want him dead. Paul’s nephew saves the day with a little obedience to God in telling Paul about the plot to kill him. He tells the commander of the guard and Paul’s life is spared. What are some of the hurdles in faith that you can’t seem to overcome? Do you have obstacles in your life, self-inflicted, or otherwise, that keep you from enjoying the grace of God. Join us as we talk about legalism and overcoming the obstacles of our faith.

 
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Posted by on February 27, 2017 in Leadership, Media, Ministry Calling, Sermons

 

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What Is Your S.T.O.R.Y. & Why Does It Matter? (Acts 22)

Pastor Reid Olson of Crossroads Church of Greeley teaches on Acts 22.

screen-shot-2017-02-20-at-9-01-56-pmWe see that the Apostle Paul is given the opportunity to share his testimony in a public setting. This is Paul giving his defense for why the people shouldn’t kill him. We can learn something from Luke writing Paul’s personal testimony in the book of Acts. We learn to start at the very beginning, tell the truth about your past, offer your life to God, reject your stinking thinking, and your story isn’t for you, anyways. Join us as we learn how to share our testimony of faith with others.

 
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Posted by on February 21, 2017 in Leadership, Media, Ministry Calling

 

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