Sermons by Pastor Gary Johnson

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Ministry Priorities

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Matthew 4:12-17 (CSB) When he heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew into Galilee. 13 He left Nazareth and went to live in Capernaum by the sea, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali. 14 This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah: 15 Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali,along the road by […]

The Victorious Second Adam

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Matthew 4:1-11 (CSB) Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 After he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. 3 Then the tempter approached him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” 4 He answered, “It […]

The Baptism of Jesus

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3:13-17 (CSB) Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan, to be baptized by him. 14 But John tried to stop him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and yet you come to me?” 15 Jesus answered him, “Allow it for now, because this is the way for us to fulfill all righteousness.” […]

The Characteristics of True Repentance

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Matthew 3:1-12 (CSB) In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea 2 and saying, “Repent, because the kingdom of heaven has come near!” 3 For he is the one spoken of through the prophet Isaiah, who said: A voice of one crying out in the wilderness:Prepare the way for the Lord;make his […]

The World’s Greatest Birth Announcement

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Luke 2:8-20 (CSB) In the same region, shepherds were staying out in the fields and keeping watch at night over their flock. 9 Then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified.[a] 10 But the angel said to them, “Don’t be afraid, for look, […]

Mary’s Song

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Luke 1:39-55 (CSB) In those days Mary set out and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judah 40 where she entered Zechariah’s house and greeted Elizabeth. 41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped inside her, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. 42 Then she exclaimed with a loud cry: “Blessed are […]

Safe for Now

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Matthew 2:13-23 (CSB) After they were gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, “Get up! Take the child and his mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you. For Herod is about to search for the child to kill him.” 14 So he got up, took the […]

A Tale of Two Kings

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Matthew 2:1-12 (CSB) After Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of King Herod, wise men from the east arrived in Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star at its rising and have come to worship him.”[a] 3 When King Herod heard […]

Here Comes Our Savior!

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Matthew 1:18-25 (CSB) The birth of Jesus Christ came about this way: After his mother Mary had been engaged[a] to Joseph, it was discovered before they came together that she was pregnant from the Holy Spirit. 19 So her husband Joseph, being a righteous man, and not wanting to disgrace her publicly, decided to divorce her […]

Our Family Tree

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Matthew 1:1-17 (CSB) An account of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham: From Abraham to David 2 Abraham fathered[a] Isaac, Isaac fathered Jacob, Jacob fathered Judah and his brothers, 3 Judah fathered Perez and Zerah by Tamar, Perez fathered Hezron, Hezron fathered Aram, 4 Aram fathered Amminadab, Amminadab fathered Nahshon, Nahshon […]